What is the current policy with Inventory Control these days

Discussion in 'Disney Cruise Line Forum' started by lildeb724, Oct 20, 2007.

  1. lildeb724

    lildeb724 Mouseketeer

    Apr 5, 2003
    I want to put in a request for a suite in 2010. What do I need to do. Is a deposit now rquired?
    Thanks in advance
  2. Andrew DEREK UK

    Andrew DEREK UK DIS Veteran

    Mar 8, 2004
    I have read posts here that they are not accepting them that forward at this time.
  3. m4travel

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    Sep 9, 2005
    And deposits are not required until your suite is booked once dates are released.
  4. birkner

    birkner DIS Veteran

    Jan 22, 2006
    Here is a copy of an email I received from my TA on 2/23/07:

    I just got off the phone with my rep in IC and she got our fax first thing this morning. According to IC, Disney has not yet opened an “official” wait-list and they are not taking deposits as they have no real inventory to link a deposit with. They will keep our request on file, it is dated, and my contact in IC will call me as soon as they have decided how to proceed.

    I’ll check in with her from time to time to see if any progress has been made, and I’ll keep you informed of anything I find out.

    This is pretty exciting news! I don’t know why Disney took so long adding to their tiny fleet, but I think it is a very wise move!
  5. AmberDaClown

    AmberDaClown DIS Veteran

    Sep 5, 2007
    A Disney sales rep told my TA that they were looking to phase out Inventory Control next booking year or by the time the new ships come out. They know they can fill their ships most of the year and want to give everyone a fair chance at the most sought after cabins.

    He told her that they do plan to give repeaters the first chance at booking as they do with other cruiselines. There is to be a two week window where only repeaters can book and then the general public can.

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