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Old 09-27-2012, 08:22 AM   #1
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Is there really no August 2013 thread yet?

I've been watching for an August 2013 code watch thread for a long time - seems like every other month in 2013 is covered, but somehow August got missed! Will I be the only person there in August?

So - who is hoping for the usual late-August free dining? Looks like it was announced in March last year, so we're in for a wait.
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:28 AM   #2
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here in the cloudy,cold u.k. there is currently free dining on offer for august 2013.

we are looking forward to "free food" once more
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Old 09-27-2012, 09:55 AM   #3
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I have also been on a watch. I hope they do offer free dining. That would be great especially since my DD 7 LOVES all the character meals.
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:48 AM   #4
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I have been on watch. Im looking for mid August FD. I think there was a thread a while ago for August
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:49 AM   #5
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married2mm how did you get a FD offer for August
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Old 09-27-2012, 10:58 AM   #6
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We are hoping for a general public FD offer that includes the third week of August 2013 as that week was excluded in this year's offer but was available for our trip in 2011. We are also hoping the family suites are included as well. I am keeping an open mind about all our options now and am also considering booking a condo offsite just in case. So we need some major pixie dust our way
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Old 09-27-2012, 12:08 PM   #7
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tami82,

free dining is available on wdw uk site for practically all of next year-
01 Jan - 19 Mar 2013 & 07 Apr - 08 Dec 2013-there is also an added bonus of a
$100 gift card.

the bad news is our flights alone are over $5000

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Old 09-27-2012, 12:22 PM   #8
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When we were there last month, I was bummed that we couldn't take advantage of the FD BB offer for Aug. 2013 b/c it was starting too late for us - we're looking to go the 2nd week in August. I'm now hoping the "Pin Gods" bless us one more time this year with a discount for next August (we've been fortunate to get pin codes the last 3-4 years in a row). If not, then I'll hope for a R/O discount - If we get nothing, then there'll be no trip next year
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Old 09-27-2012, 03:39 PM   #9
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There's plenty of us going next August (see the Happy Dance Thread-look for August 2013) Theres some of us leftovers from this past August that are going again. Some of us got BB offers for free dining for next August. Sadly, not me-because Im a dork and wasnt paying attention! Sooooo, Im patiently awaiting another code. Would REALLY like FD this time so hoping for some pixie dust!

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Old 09-27-2012, 06:51 PM   #10
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We are planning to be there next August. I am really hoping the FD bouncebook is still available when we are there next month.
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:25 PM   #11
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Subscribing. Booked FD BB but now waiting for any RO offers to see if I can get a better deal!
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Old 10-09-2012, 12:29 PM   #12
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We are looking at August 2013. Really would have loved free dining but I am not sold on the stay play dine thing. I guess we will have a long wait to see what (if anything) is offered for next Aug.
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Old 10-16-2012, 02:53 PM   #13
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I had to dig to find the August 2013 thread! Glad I found it
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Old 10-16-2012, 10:21 PM   #14
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I have been reading posts all summer and have learned so much! Thanks! I need some advice...Planning first family trip for August 2013. What week would be better to book. I would like to reserve August 18th as that would give me a week to adjust before school starts, but I'm wondering if deals would come out the following week of the 25th. Plane tickets are pretty cheap right now... When should we book...any advice is welcomed! Thanks!
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Old 10-18-2012, 10:09 AM   #15
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I have been reading posts all summer and have learned so much! Thanks! I need some advice...Planning first family trip for August 2013. What week would be better to book. I would like to reserve August 18th as that would give me a week to adjust before school starts, but I'm wondering if deals would come out the following week of the 25th. Plane tickets are pretty cheap right now... When should we book...any advice is welcomed! Thanks!
Free dining usually begins the last week of August. I think it used to start earlier, but looks like the last couple years have been later. We are planning last week of August now too, hoping for free dining. However, it seems like discount patterns are kind of changing this year, so who knows. Anxiously waiting!

BTW - where are you finding cheap flights? Every airline I have looked at recently doesn't even have schedules open that far ahead yet?
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