Jan 2005 trip .. Book now?

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by PrincessChelsey'sMOM, Aug 30, 2004.

  1. PrincessChelsey'sMOM

    PrincessChelsey'sMOM Earning My Ears

    Aug 24, 2004
    We are planning a trip to WDW in January 2005. Should we book now, or wait. If we book now, is there a fee for adding a discount later? If we find a better discount, can we change more than once?
  2. kathmzh

    kathmzh DIS Veteran

    Jan 14, 2003
    I would book now, if you know where you want to stay. Keep an eye on this board and Mousesavers.com for codes -- I think January codes, if they do come out, will be out around the middle or end of October -- then call and apply the code to your reservation, with no fee. there is a possibility the code may not work for the room you have reserved, so be prepared to be flexible a bit.
    AAA rates are already out for most hotels for Jan. I don't have an AP, so I'm not sure about those rates.
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  4. Strings

    Strings <font color=blue>DIS Veteran<br><font color=red>I'

    Jun 26, 2003
    There isn't a fee for changing your room only reservation. I have made my reservation for 12/05. However, I made it at CSR, which I can afford without a code. I'll upgrade to deluxe, if codes come out. It seems that codes are reduced if a resort is mostly booked.
  5. poohpcgirl

    poohpcgirl Ohana means family. And family means nobody gets l

    Mar 1, 2004
    I am so glad this was posted, as I had a question about this too. Just to make sure I have it straight:

    I am going in Oct of next year. I can go ahead and make my reservations for a cabin now... and if a discount comes up between now and then, I can just call the Resort and have them apply the code? I was going to wait until closer to the time we go to see if I could discount on the cabin. But this sounds like I will be okay to do it now. I can afford to stay there as is, but I really wanted to try and save more money.
    Is that pretty much it?

  6. ceecee

    ceecee DIS Veteran

    Apr 6, 2001
    Yes, that is true. We change ours at least once after making ressies almost every time. I always like to book in advance! We had AAA room rate only and changed to a package this year, then changed the pkg again and added a night and then dropped a night after making airline ressies. Seemed like we were getting confirmations every day in the mail.
  7. Disney4me04

    Disney4me04 Mouseketeer

    Nov 2, 2003
    I am already booked for October 2005! and have been since April 19, 2004.

    I am staying at POP and hoping for codes.

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