How do discounts work once you've booked?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by ekmom, Aug 13, 2012.

  1. ekmom

    ekmom Mouseketeer

    Nov 16, 2006
    Just booked a room only at YC for March 1-9. The price scares me but hopefully a discount will become available. If it does, how does that work? Do I just call to get it?
  2. GATORinaZ28

    GATORinaZ28 DIS Dad#764

    Jan 9, 2008
    For a room-only, you can call once the discount is available and Disney should apply it. I am unsure how packages work since I don't book those.

    I always try to underpay my resort-only room and wait for the Florida Resident discounts to come out. Once available, I call and pay off the remaining balance. If the amount already paid exceeds the cost after discounts, Disney should either refund the difference or offer a gift card.
  3. mickeynut1

    mickeynut1 DIS Veteran

    Apr 16, 2007
    Yes, you have to call to do it. If the discount is available for your resort/room type, the CM can easily modify your reservation to reflect the discount. With that said, sometimes you have to be flexible with your resort to take advantage of a discount as not every resort and/or every room type is available with a promo. So unless the YC is definitely where you want to stay regardless of whether or not a discount is offered, I would have a 2nd choice in mind just in case what you have booked isn't available.

    BABYJOSIE98 DIS Veteran

    Sep 25, 2001
    The price for Port Orleans french quarter is not too bad and then I can apply the discount "when" it happens!! Trying to stay positive!!!:goodvibes

    ADR planning comes so quickly that you have to know when you are going 6 months out!!::yes::

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