When do you find out...

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by UGAFan0829, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. UGAFan0829

    UGAFan0829 DIS Veteran

    Dec 21, 2004
    In reading another post about upgrades at check-in, it made me wonder...When do you actually know if you are being upgraded. I know that when you sail on DCL, unless you pick your actual room number, then you are only guaranteed a room in the "category" that you book. However, a couple of weeks before your sail date, your room is actually assigned, and then you can see if you have been upgraded or not. I was just wondering if the resorts worked the same way. Do they mail you something with your room number? Our upcoming trip will only be our second, so please pardon me if what I'm asking is a little crazy or doesn't make sense. TIA!
  2. kat3668

    kat3668 Mouseketeer<br><font color=green>Driving me nuts i

    Apr 24, 2005
    I found out about my upgrade when I arrived at the beach club, booked standard view and was upgraded to concierge.
    But I have heard of people on this board that have checked online at the Disney website and have seen thier upgrade.
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  4. rcraw45425

    rcraw45425 <font color=darkorchid>I'm a 43 year old mom with

    Aug 26, 2004
    We've always been told at check in.
  5. smep013

    smep013 DVC Member

    May 17, 2006
    We were not even told at check in and realized it once we got to our room! It was HUGE! I was really excited.
    It was our Honeymoon, so I'm sure that was why!

    Good Luck!
  6. CanadianGuy

    CanadianGuy <font color=green><br><br><font color=blue>Me and

    Apr 24, 2006
    Unlike a cruise ship..

    Hotels are much more fluid entities with guests arriving and departing on a daily basis.. people deciding to stay longer.. or leave earlier.. and all new reservations being added, cancelled, moved or changed on a daily basis.

    They could no more pick your room three weeks out than fly you to the mars. Oh wait.. There's Mission: Space.. well you know what I mean.
  7. spiceycat

    spiceycat dvc-blt

    Oct 26, 2000
    very few guests to WDW resort receive an upgrade.

    I think these days it is done by the computer - especially the ones from Pop to OKW or SSR.

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