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    Help - Need Advice

    I am an FL resident annual passholder and just found out that a friend I have not seen in years is going to be at a convention at Disney for 5 days. She was given passes for 7 days but has to check out of her resort at the end of the 5 days. This is the problem, she is going to be there the week prior to presidents day weekend. I need a VALUE room from Feb. 16-18th. I am on a tight budget because I just got back from Disney and had already planned a March trip. I have tried everything to book a value even considered a moderate but there is NOTHING. No AP discount, no FL discount, not even a room at regular rates. I hate to sound like a total brat but I dont want to stay off property. We have a temporary booking at the Best Western near downtown Disney but I am hoping something will come up. I check everday hoping for a cancelation. Any advice out there?
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    Did you check out the hotels right by Downtown Disney? They aren't really considered "on property", but they are pretty darn close to being just that.
    mini-V What will you celebrate?

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    Call CRO every day, even twice a day. This worked for me in getting a code discount at my resort-of-choice. I had a reservation at POFQ. Then the discount code came out, and the only moderate it was available at was POR. I made the switch, but called back every day to see if the code would be available at POFQ (coes are only allowed when occupancy dips below a certain percentage, meaning I had to hope for some cancelations).

    Luckily for me, I was able to book in POFQ with the code about on eweek later, after calling once or twice a day all week.

    Keep trying. You might just get lucky!
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    I agree with Mini-V, try some of the neighboring hotels. Most of them have transport to Disney for free if not a nominal fee.

    What about Fort Wilderness? Camp it out and you'ree still on Disney property! I'm sure they'd have some tent sites available!

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