Room charges on check out day

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by longrf01, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. longrf01

    longrf01 Mouseketeer

    Nov 8, 2011
    I ran into a glitch last week. DW was headed home on a morning flight and I was headed to work on an afternoon flight. Awhile after she left I realized I had packed my wallet in her suitcase. (I still had my passport or else getting on the plane would have been an issue.)

    But that left the problem of how to pay for tips at lunch time. I called the front desk from my cell phone and got several answers:

    1. You will automatically be checked out at 11AM and your room charge privileges will stop at that time.
    2. #1 is true, but you can request a late check out.
    3. Room charges, like the dining plan, work until midnight.

    Finally, I decided to call the WDW switchboard and as for the manager. She said '#1 might be correct, but it's no problem to help you out and make #3 happen.'

    So I was able to room charge until I left WDW and got on the plane.
  2. winthropf

    winthropf DIS Veteran

    Sep 4, 2009
    I routinely charge to the room after leaving the room (auto checkout) on the last day. I just see two separate charges on the credit card.
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  4. dis_guy

    dis_guy DIS Veteran

    Aug 26, 2008
    This is good to know. We've always just assumed that it all stopped working after checkout. Thanks. :)
  5. shyjade

    shyjade DIS Veteran

    May 15, 2006
    Disney likes us in the parks, still spending money after we check out. ;)
  6. Turbanator

    Turbanator Disney Fan

    Apr 23, 2008
    Same here, thanks for sharing :thumbsup2
  7. Missytara

    Missytara I'm all ears!

    Apr 3, 2009
    Room charges and dining credits last until midnight of your check-out day.

    You can also use the resorts amenities as well.
  8. goofy4tink

    goofy4tink No tags...not needed! Transportation moderator Moderator

    May 2, 2002
    Well, they were sort of right. Your actual room charging privileges do sort of stop at 11am. But, you can still charge to the room. The difference is that the charges go directly to the credit card that is left on file. So, you won't see the charges on your room bill but you will see them on your credit card statement.

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