AP rates for 9/1-10/31 are out

Discussion in 'Disney Discount Codes and Rates' started by Tigger's ally, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. FSU Girl

    FSU Girl DIS Veteran

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    Has this ever happened before where an annual pass discount is out but not listed on the website? I really don't want to call to book I like comparing the different rates online to decide and feel like there would be a lot of pressure on the phone to make a decision right away.
     
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  2. AngiTN

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    Not that I've seen but I guess it's also a thing that most wouldn't know.
    I think folks found out this time because of the update glitch that hit the entire website and took all the reservation system down. When people started having to call to book anything they started to tune in that there was a promo date on the phone that wasn't online.
     
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  4. AngiTN

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    I mean, think about it, how do they sell out something that practically no one knows about? Granted, anything is possible I just find it really hard to believe.
    Sure, once it's released I can see it sell out, that doesn't seem all that out of the ordinary but to sell out before people even know it's available, just not buying it.
     
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  5. Rory_Chapman

    Rory_Chapman Earning My Ears

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    I'm actually just now joining the DISboards because of all this. I've been looking for the past 4 days at what's available for 10/15-10/21. Right now, I'm seeing CS, Contemp, PO (Riverside and FQ), WL, Poly, YC, BWI, and OKW are completely unavailable. That's unbelievable, though I guess not impossible?

    So I chatted with a CM online and asked bluntly. Here's the log:

    Latrice at 10:35, Jun 16:
    Hello, my name is Latrice, how may I assist you?

    You at 10:36, Jun 16:
    Hi Latrice! I have a question concerning booking from 10/16-21. So many of the resorts I'd like to book are saying there's no availability. Contemporary, POR, and Wilderness Lodge. Is it possible that these resorts have had rooms blocked off for Fall Room Only discounts and they just haven't been released yet?

    Latrice at 10:38, Jun 16:
    It is possible that is happening, we are expecting fall offers to be coming out very soon, so I'd definitely say to check back for those.

    You at 10:40, Jun 16:
    That sounds great! Thank you so much. It just seems so odd that all those resorts would be sold out you know? I'm actually an AP holder and hoping for the AP discount to be released. Is there any word of what date we could expect those discounts? Sorry to be too nosy :)

    Latrice at 10:41, Jun 16:
    I believe once the 2018 packages are released next week the passholder fall discounts and other special offers will follow.

    You at 10:43, Jun 16:
    Thank you so much! Had a feeling that might be the case. Well I greatly appreciate your help. It's been kind of confusing after all the website maintenance.

    So it looks like we're best to be patient til June 20 :/
     
  6. ulcards99

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    Call and ask to speak with guest relations. They were the ones that gave me the discount even though nothing was "available."
     
  7. Rory_Chapman

    Rory_Chapman Earning My Ears

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    Are the CM's Guest Relations different than the CM's who handle resort reservations?
     
  8. 1983DisneyFanatic

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    Yes, I was speaking with someone in reservations and she had to get someone from guest relations to help her apply the discount.
     
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  9. ulcards99

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    Yep guest relations can pretty much do whatever they want. The reservation folks are limited.
     
  10. Cindyd04

    Cindyd04 Earning My Ears

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    Thanks for this thread! I just called and updated my reservation for the end of Sept. I saved $28.13 for 3 nights at POFQ! Every penny counts right? :-)
     
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  11. GoGoBeans

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    It is Food & Wine so I'm not surprised - whether it's sold out or not included in the offer - that the Epcot hotels would not have availability.

    I called earlier and was able to find one CL room at YC under the offer.
     
  12. KayKayJS

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    Waiting for it to show up online. We're local but wanting to stay at Disney for our wedding night before flying to Aulani.
     
  13. AngiTN

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    I would be. We've never not found a room with an AP rate at an Epcot resort during F&W. And we usually aren't booking this far in advance either.
     
  14. bootlord9000

    bootlord9000 Earning My Ears

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    I'm giving up on calling and I'll just wait until they're online. They keep quoting only rooms that are available under the current Escape RO offer, so something seems off.
    This is a good reminder to always book a discount when you see it available. Don't hold out for a better discount because you can always apply another one later!
     
  15. Jessem1133

    Jessem1133 Earning My Ears

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    Are AP rates any better than FL resident rates? I haven't purchased an AP yet, but found a Port Orleans Riverside for $170 a night for the first week of September. Thanks guys!
     
  16. Lesley Wake

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    Of course-I called yesterday afternoon to add DME and didn't think to ask about AP rates-just figured they hadn't been released yet! Now I'm on hold and if I have to hear It's a Small World one more time...
     
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  17. Lesley Wake

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    Ugh-40 minutes later and couldn't get the rate-said there are no availabilities at POFQ. Only at CBR, SSR, ASMusic, AoA, none of which I'm interested in. I'll have to call back once it is completely released!
     
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  18. randumb0

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    It varies. Right now it looks like the discount is the same
     
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  19. SWofDisorder

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    I called and was told all that was available was a family suite. You would think with all rooms at a value...maybe free dining took all of them. I guess I will wait.
     
  20. Raeven

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    I've been checking the website but just saw this thread today. We had booked YC at the discounted price, but decided to switch to POFQ later on. There wasn't a lot of availability so we have a standard room with no discount right now.

    I was hoping for something with AP discounts, but when I called they said CBR was the only moderate available for the dates (Sep 8-11th). I'm going to check again when it appears on the website in case something changes though.
     
  21. Regan117

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    Has anyone who called been told which deluxe resorts were available/included? I don't want to waste my time if it isn't one I want.
     

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