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Old 09-21-2009, 08:46 AM   #3751
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I would use the online check in if I was arriving at a busy time, I think the room assigner books the room and they just make up your keys and welcome package at that point. I just like the interaction with the front desk and I'm arriving at 9pm so I don't think there will be a big line.
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Old 09-21-2009, 09:08 AM   #3752
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I check in the 26th and out of curiosity I checked to see if there were anymore CL rooms left. The only rooms they have left 09/26-10/02 are garden view. So I don't think I'll be getting an upgrade.
I thought I saw they had MK view/LV rooms still available for that time, so don't give up hope!
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:20 AM   #3753
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Wow!


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Actually, I was just checking to see where we're at with the page limit thingy and wanting to say good morning to every one.
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Old 09-21-2009, 10:54 AM   #3754
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Hi Poly fans.

We have been to Disney every year for the last 8 years with our last 2 stays being at the poly. We have always rented a car but this year we would like to try Magical Express. Has anyone used this sevice when arriving late at the aiport. We are headed to the poly Jan 12th and are getting in to Orlando around 11:15pm and woudl like to know what we can expect for an arrival time at the poly. I know we will have to get our own bags because of the time but will we have to wait until the buses get semi-full or will we be able to leave right away with a mostly empty bus.

Any info would be great.
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Old 09-21-2009, 11:05 AM   #3755
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In exactly 72 hours we will be checking in to the Polynesian!!


This will be our third stay at the Polynesian, our first in Club Level (thanks to a 40% off pin )

I'm so excited I can barely focus on my work (which is why I'm on the DISboards...)
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Old 09-21-2009, 01:40 PM   #3756
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In exactly 72 hours we will be checking in to the Polynesian!!


This will be our third stay at the Polynesian, our first in Club Level (thanks to a 40% off pin )

I'm so excited I can barely focus on my work (which is why I'm on the DISboards...)
Such excitement! Lovin' It! Have a great time and enjoy CL--we're killing time until our arrival soon, but sadly we won't be at the Polynesian this time. Beach Club is a better fit for F&W Festival (I hope).
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Old 09-21-2009, 02:38 PM   #3758
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For those of you about to leave for the Poly -- -- Have a great time there!!!
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Old 09-21-2009, 04:06 PM   #3759
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Hi Poly fans.

We have been to Disney every year for the last 8 years with our last 2 stays being at the poly. We have always rented a car but this year we would like to try Magical Express. Has anyone used this sevice when arriving late at the aiport. We are headed to the poly Jan 12th and are getting in to Orlando around 11:15pm and woudl like to know what we can expect for an arrival time at the poly. I know we will have to get our own bags because of the time but will we have to wait until the buses get semi-full or will we be able to leave right away with a mostly empty bus.

Any info would be great.
I've gotten in late (late!) at night before and while the bus was fairly empty, we did have to wait around for a bit for other folks to trickle in. So we still had to wait! I'm not saying that will happen to you, but just because there aren't a lot of people doesn't mean there won't be a wait. I have always gotten my own bags with magical express (along with my hubby and 2 kids) and we like it. We like having our bags with us and it really isn't that much effort to get the bags and get on the bus. You may not have anyone helping at the hotel when you get there (at least we didn't). I actually didn't mind arriving so late but when we got to the hotel, we were so excited to be there that it took awhile to get to sleep - so take advantage of naps on the plane and the bus
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Old 09-21-2009, 04:15 PM   #3760
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First time EVER at the Poly!

I am sooooo excited..WE are going in November and was finalizing things with my TA...She told me that she wants to request that we be in the Samoa Longhouse facing the pool..She says it's pretty and isn't very loud at night..But thought it would be best with my 3 kids....She asked me what I thought..and I told her I had no clue!!!

What do you Poly vets say?

The Ta was telling me that my kids can make leis while they are there? Really?? If that is right..my kids will be so excited.. I gave up fd to stay at the Poly..We got a great rate..and decided since we will only be there 5 days....The poly came out 60 dollars less than the por..though the por had free dining..But we were already eating at T Rex one night..so I think it was worth it..and after listening to my TA tell me how wonderful it was..I just am so excited. I think I am walking around with a smile on my face
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Old 09-21-2009, 04:36 PM   #3761
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Wow! Happy travels to all of you heading to paradise! I hope you all get some fabulous pixie dust on your vacation

I can't wait to hear full details!

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Old 09-21-2009, 06:47 PM   #3762
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I am sooooo excited..WE are going in November and was finalizing things with my TA...She told me that she wants to request that we be in the Samoa Longhouse facing the pool..She says it's pretty and isn't very loud at night..But thought it would be best with my 3 kids....She asked me what I thought..and I told her I had no clue!!!

What do you Poly vets say?

The Ta was telling me that my kids can make leis while they are there? Really?? If that is right..my kids will be so excited.. I gave up fd to stay at the Poly..We got a great rate..and decided since we will only be there 5 days....The poly came out 60 dollars less than the por..though the por had free dining..But we were already eating at T Rex one night..so I think it was worth it..and after listening to my TA tell me how wonderful it was..I just am so excited. I think I am walking around with a smile on my face
LOL...we did the same thing (and for November too)! DH and I are planning taking it very easy with lots of resort time for this vacation, so even though I really wanted FD, it will be nice to not be tied to ADRs. I did make 2 dinner ADRs, but that's it. This will be our first Poly trip and I'm so excited!

Here's to a wonderful vacation!
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Ooh pretty pics..I love the lit waterfall!!! lolol Sammy I only made 2 adr's also.. Here's to giving up free dining!!!!
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Old 09-21-2009, 07:50 PM   #3765
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Lovely photos!!! I really like the lush gardens at the Poly and you really captured them well in your photos! Thanks for continuing to post them -- I really have enjoyed them all!
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