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Mar 25, 2020

Episode Description

Note: We recorded this episode before Disney World closed. Hopefully we'll all be able to use the info soon enough!

Staying on site in a Disney World hotel always costs a premium, but there are lots of ways to save money on your Disney World hotel rate. We go over some of the easiest to use discounts on Disney World hotels and touch on some of the more complicated ones in this episode.

What do you do to save money on your Disney World hotel stay? Let us know by e-mailing us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com!

Episode Notes

2:13 - What's an on site Disney hotel?

2:49 - What is the "rack rate"? (2020 Rack Rates from Mousesavers)

4:22 - Difference between booking a room only reservation and a package

6:19 - Seasonal discounts

8:37 - Annual Pass and Florida resident discounts

9:58 - Military discounts

11:09 - Renting DVC points (DVC availability tool

12:42 - Using an online travel agency like Expedia or Orbitz

14:53 - Free dining offers

16:34 - Bounceback offers (Disney Tourist Blog how to)

18:52 - E-mail offers

20:25 - Hotwire and Priceline Express deals (JJT's latest Touring Plans blog post)

22:42 - Disney dos and don'ts

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