Former Disney employee claims we can save 70% on Disney tickets...

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by ecpool, Apr 16, 2006.

  1. ecpool

    ecpool Mouseketeer

    Apr 9, 2000
    I was just doing a search on e-bay and there is a person selling the info to the loophole on how to buy Disney tickets at a discount. Does anyone know how to do this? This person wants $41 for the info and he/she says quote"

    You are bidding on Information that will show you a loophole in Disney's Ticket System that will allow you to purchase tickets at up to 70% off Gate Price! You will save literally HUNDREDS!

    If this is true, I would love to know how. Please let us in on it if you know.
  2. disneysteve

    disneysteve DIS meet junkie

    Sep 29, 2002
    If this isn't a scam, I don't know what is. Stay away from this. I would report it to ebay also.
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  4. CarolA

    CarolA <a href="

    Aug 21, 1999
    Let me see you are spending $41 for this person's knowlege?? And you don't know what that knowledge really is?

    Sounds to me like the thing this person has figured out is how to get your money. I bet you then get something like a list of authorized ticket brokers....

    Disney has some of the best controls in the industry (or in any industry for that matter) I wouldn't count on a magic loophole.
  5. smilingmouse

    smilingmouse <font color=CC00FF>Eeyore's Girl ~ <font color=gre

    Jul 9, 2002
    For what it's worth, I am a former CM and I can't imagine what she is referring to. CMs do receive a small discount on tix (approx 5% if I remember correctly), but nothing like 70%. I agree with Steve, stay away
  6. pearlieq

    pearlieq <font color=green>They can sit & spin<br><font col

    Aug 3, 2004
    So many warning bells!

    First of all, can you really think of any "information" that is worth $41? Secondly, if there were something like this available, do you really think it wouldn't be common knowledge in the days where information sharing is almost instantaneous?

    I agree about reporting it to Ebay. It would really stink to have someone get scammed by this (but on the other hand it's so obviously a rip off somone would have to have the IQ of pickle relish to actually send this clown money!)
  7. disneysteve

    disneysteve DIS meet junkie

    Sep 29, 2002
    If only this were true. I constantly hear on the news, in the paper, in magazines and even here at DIS of people being taken by things that are such blatant obvious scams that pickle relish must not be as dumb as you think. :(
  8. simpilotswife

    simpilotswife DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2002
    I know there is a site on ebay by Disneyite that makes some claims but I think that price is $14.95. I can't imagine that there is that much more information than you can get here at the DIS.
  9. Sweedee

    Sweedee <font color=deeppink>I am now reading again, and e

    Oct 11, 2005
    I saw this too...and I thought how neat it was that Disney rubbed off on their employees. Someone should write a book entitled "How to Fleece the GP Without Them Knowing It, otherwise entitled What I learned While Working for Disney". :teeth:
  10. seashoreCM

    seashoreCM All around nice guy.

    Aug 25, 2001
    When you buy one ten day ticket you save about 70% compared with buying ten one day tickets.

    Or maybe you could become a travel agent and depending on how much volume (how many Disney vacations) you book you can get bigger and bigger discounts on tickets for your customers and a on few left over tickets for yourself. Up to 70% off does not mean automatic 70% off.

    End of information.

    Now please paypal me forty one dollars to thank you.

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  11. plummer925

    plummer925 DIS Veteran

    Jun 16, 2002

    :thumbsup2 :banana: :cool1: :thumbsup2 :cool1:

    Awesome post! lol

    You know - the info could be just that - buying multi day tix instead of one day tix - if so, then it is "legitimate" info (also COMMON KNOWLEDGE) but they technically *could* get away with selling the info on ebay.... :rolleyes:
  12. babiesX2

    babiesX2 DIS Veteran<br><font color=green>There is nothing

    Aug 15, 2005
  13. TSR6

    TSR6 CT

    Jan 1, 2005
    There is not a loophole to save you 70% off a ticket. It's possible this person is just going to tell you to buy a 10day ticket instead of less.

    There aren't any loopholes in the WDW ticketing system that would sell a ticket for 70% off gate value. That is a FACT. There is no such ticket in the WDW system, and CM's do not, and can not change ticket prices. They point and click on choices on the screen of tickets that are pre-priced. Not even Guest Relations has a 70% ticket.
  14. Matt'sMom

    Matt'sMom DIS Veteran

    Jan 24, 2005
    LOL! Either that, or I was thinking that they may just tell you to buy an AP. Break down the cost per day of admission, and an AP can potentially be a huge savings over one day gate admission prices... assuming you intend to visit WDW multiple times per year, or stay for an extended period of time. No 'secret loophole' to either approach (ten day tickets, or APs). :rotfl:
  15. Kellydelly

    Kellydelly DIS Veteran

    Aug 25, 2004
    It's probably someone selling a list of timeshare spiels you can go to for free tickets.
  16. DizneyDogs

    DizneyDogs <font color=red>Mouseketeer<br><font color=navy>Sc

    Apr 6, 2000
    The only Disney Park Tickets I could think of if you are attending a sporting event at disney then you can purchase reduced park tickets but they were no where near 70% off. They are however a much lower rate than ticketmania and the like.
  17. molly2004

    molly2004 DIS Veteran

    May 13, 2005
    I saw a post on Craigslist recently. THe guy said that he can offer a substantial discount because he is take a group to disney and he just adds you to his group to get a volume discount on the ticket. I think he was tauting a 40% discount.
  18. canwegosoon

    canwegosoon DIS Veteran

    Apr 29, 2004
    :lmao: :lmao: :lmao: The check is in the mail to your paypal account!!!
  19. CheapMom

    CheapMom DIS Veteran

    Dec 3, 2000
    what's weird is that group ticket pricing really isn't a great discount. They do offer tickets not available to the general public such as 1 day after 2pm park entrance and I think they have 2 day hoppers that are less than buying a 2 day myw ticket- but it isn't 40% and certainly not 70%

    Just come to the Dis, go to Mousesavers, talk to your travel agent- educate yourself through these avenues and you will get all the legitimate discounts available to you.
  20. DisneyMommyMichelle

    DisneyMommyMichelle Always Dreaming...

    Jul 10, 2005
    oh i ust hope nobody gets taken in by these scams. It's too bad that people have to be like that.

    As a former CM i have NO CLUE on any loopholes at all.
  21. SalandJeff

    SalandJeff Disney Addict x 3

    Jul 31, 2000
    Just curious...did thes seller have any feedback & what was their feedback rating?

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