by Brian Bennett
| Andy writes:
In a previous Notes article,
"Steven writes: Hi Brian, You
had helped me out with some information before but I just
read something from another site that concerns me. My family
& I are staying at the Wilderness Lodge and we have
a character breakfast scheduled for Chef Mickey's on Tuesday
during the trip. My plan was to drive to the Contemporary
have the breakfast then jump on the monorail to EPCOT meaning
I would be leaving the rental car parked all day at the
Contemporary. I read that they tow the cars after a certain
period of time if you are not a guest at that hotel. Do
you know if this is true? It would really stink to come
back from EPCOT only to find our car gone. If they do tow
cars, is there a water shuttle I can take from the WL to
the Contemporary for the breakfast? I am trying at all costs
to avoid having to take the bus from one resort to another."
and you answered,
"Steven, With a Wilderness Lodge
parking pass in your front window, you won't have to fear
about being towed away. If you were staying off-site, and
would not have a WDW parking pass, I would have suggested
that you plan to go to the Contemporary for the breakfast,
then drive over to Epcot to continue the day. In your case,
though, you won't have any problems.
"There is no direct boat transportation
from Wilderness Lodge to the Contemporary."
Brian, this last statement is incorrect.
My wife and I just returned from staying at the Wilderness
Lodge (April 23-28, 2002) and there is in fact direct boat
transportation to the Contemporary. We took it on several
occasions. It is the "Blue Flag" boat. There were
two boats running in opposite directions all day (I think
7:00AM until 10:00PM) Wilderness Lodge ->Contemporary->Fort
Wilderness and Wilderness Lodge->Fort Wilderness->Contemporary.
I would advise this person to take the boat. It is very
pleasant short ride and you don't have to worry about having
your car towed!
Regarding your latest “Notes from
the World,” there is boat transportation available from
Contemporary to Wilderness Lodge and back. We did just that
thing back in November of 99. However, I do not remember
if it was a Contemporary, WL, Ft. Wilderness loop, or a
MK, Ft. Wilderness, WL, Contemporary loop. Then again, my
info may be outdated, because I know a lot of the boat routes
have been cut back. But at the very least, the person with
the original question should be able to take a boat from
Wilderness Lodge to MK, and then a short walk over or monorail
ride to the Contemporary.
Brian, I have to make a correction
to an answer you had given regarding boat transportation
from the Wilderness Lodge to the Contemporary. Actually
there is a boat that travels between WL, Fort Wilderness
and the Contemporary. It leaves from the same boat dock
as the one from WL to the MK and runs about every 20 minutes.
By the way... I really enjoy your column!
Hi Brian, I was reading your notes
from 5/6, and I noticed what I think is an error. Someone
asked you a question about taking a boat from the WL to
the Contemporary, and you responded that no such boat exists.
I stayed at the FW Campgrounds in February of this year,
and at that time at least, there were two water shuttles:
one to the MK and one to the Contemporary. Each stopped
at both the FWC and the WL. We rode it to Chef Mickey's
one morning. I think it didn't start running until 8:00
AM though, so it wouldn't work for an early PS.
Hi Brian! In today's column, you
told a reader that there is no direct boat between wilderness
lodge and the contemporary. My wife and I just returned
from a stay at the Wilderness Lodge (first time there- what
a beautiful hotel!) and I just wanted to let you know that
there is a boat that goes to the contemporary. The same
boat also goes to Ft Wilderness, but it stopped at the Contemporary
first. We used this several times. There is a different
boat that goes to the Magic Kingdom. One was a blue flag,
and one was a green flag.
Hi Brian, We just returned from a
great stay at the Wilderness Lodge. We loved it and highly
recommend it to others! Thanks for all your helpful advice.
I just read your following statement
in an answer to a question:
"There is no direct boat transportation
from Wilderness Lodge to the Contemporary."
Actually at the dock there is a sign
stating that boats with green flags go to the Contemporary,
and blue flags go to Magic Kingdom (or vice-versa), and
there were boats running with both of those flags. But we
had no reason to go to the Contemporary, so I can't say
for sure that's where the boat ACTUALLY went. I do know
people got on the boat expecting to go to the Contemporary!
Of course the signs also said boats went to River Country,
so they obviously weren't quite up-to-date.
By the way, one of the little unexpected
only-at-Disney surprises for us was that our housekeeper
left extra towels on the bed folded in animal shapes - Mickey
(just 3 circles), then a puppy, then an alligator (with
our daughter's alligator headband made at the Cub's Den
arranged beside it)! It was so cute - we'd never heard about
|Congratulations! Every once in a while I throw
in a false answer to see if everyone is on their toes... and
you found it this time!
...Ok, so actually I blew it. Thanks for letting me know.
By the way, if you're curious about the towels-into-animals
thing that Jim is talking about, check out Sue
Holland's latest piece (published last Friday) and scroll
down to the bottom of the page to see an example.
| Jerry writes: Hi
Brian, We are attending a Karate Tournament at the Contemporary
resort, and will be in the World in early July. We have a dog
with us and will be staying offsite (None of the WDW resorts
accept pets). I know that this is one of the busiest weeks of
the year, and am emotionally prepared for the crowds.
Here is my problem. The parks may well
fill to capacity on the 4th. Resort guests have guaranteed
entry, but we wouldn't typically because we are offsite. We
will be armed with special "Convention Tickets"
which are essentially park hopper passes, but with a 14 day
Here are my questions. If we are at
a park which has filled to capacity and want to leave for
a short while in the afternoon, can we be guaranteed access
back into the park with a hand stamp? Or once we leave, might
we be denied access back in because we aren't WDW resort guests?
Second, we will have special "Convention
Park Hoppers" that have been made part of the package.
Will these tickets allow us to attend E-nights if we choose
to purchase the option? Or will we be denied because we are
Lastly, what's the reason that NO WDW
hotels allow pets? It completely eliminated those resorts
as an option for us this year. (I know about the Kennel Clubs,
but they are not really set up for an extended stay) The Hard
Rock at Universal allows them, but they are too far away during
a huge traffic time of year.
By the way, one very positive note.
We were at WDW two weeks ago and spent time at the Magic Kingdom
and at MGM. The attractions were operating better and more
efficiently then I have seen them in a long time. The Haunted
Mansion, in particular, appeared to have been given some long
needed TLC. The sound was clean, the animatronics were all
working well, and the CMs were tremendous. Splash Mountain
and Pirates were also working very well. No down animatronics
there either. Every attraction seemed to be running better
then I have seen them in awhile. Maybe WDW is again working
at this stuff. Last year when we were there, we noted lots
of upkeep problems and were kind of depressed about it. Not
so last week.
Keep up the great work on the site.
First off, I'm very glad you had a great trip! I, too, had
noticed some serious declines during my last trip, yet I also
had noticed some on-going work to bring some things back to
proper condition, so maybe my Fall trip just hit a low point
before some serious sprucing-up was finished up. In any case,
I'm very pleased that WDW's maintenance situation appear to
On to your questions...
On-site resort guests are the only ones that are guaranteed
re-entry on a day that a park has reached capacity. That's
the official policy, although the actual implementation of
that policy seems to vary from park to park and from cast
member to cast member. What will actually happen to you, should
the parks reach capacity during your visit, is hard to say.
However, as an off-site visitor, you're certainly at more
risk of being denied re-entry than an on-site guest would
On E-Ride nights, again, according to the official policy,
only on-site guests with multi-day passes are eligible to
buy E-Ride tickets. If you show your convention pass, you
may be allowed to buy an E-Ride ticket, but you'd be doing
so against policy and if you were asked, at the time of trading
in the ticket for example, to show proof that you're staying
at a WDW resort (by showing your resort ID), you'd be at risk
of disappointment. The bottom line is that E-Ride is a pay-for
perk that WDW has chosen to offer as an incentive to stay
on-site. If you want to enjoy E-Ride, you really do need to
make reservations at an on-site resort to be completely "legal."
I'm not privy as to why WDW has decide to not allow pets
to stay at their resort hotels. There are, actually, five
different kennels across WDW where pets may be boarded, so
things aren't as bad as you may think. Also, contrary to your
comment, the kennels are all set-up to handle overnight (and
multiple day) stays. There's a lot more information on what
to do when taking a pet to WDW on this
|Lisa asks: Brian,
I was fortunate enough to schedule breakfast at the castle.
Our PS is at 8:15. I understand that the park does not open
until 9:00. I think that Main Street opens earlier. Anyway,
my question is: We are staying at the All-Star Music and we
need to know what is the best way to arrive at the Magic Kingdom?
Do the busses run early enough for us to get there in plenty
of time? Any insight will be greatly appreciated.
WDW transportation generally starts running a good hour to
an hour and a half before the park officially opens. When
you check in at the resort, simply ask when the first bus
run to the Magic Kingdom will take place (and explain your
concern about your early seating at Cinderella's). On the
day of the breakfast, make sure you're at the bus stop to
catch that first bus. If, that morning, you find yourself
in time trouble, find a cast member at the resort and explain
your dilemma and they'll probably make special arrangements
(sending you over in a company van, for example) if there's
no other way to get you to the park on time. However, I'm
sure you'll be in plenty of time if you are reasonably diligent.
|Cheryl asks: We are
considering a trip to WDW next summer. Our son's Birthday is
in June. We are hoping to go just before he turns 3 at the end
of June, but there is a chance that his birthday will occur
when we are there. Although the idea of making his birthday
special by celebrating it in Orlando is appealing, we are wondering
how we would handle tickets, since under 3 he is free to enter
the park. If we purchase length of stay tickets, we won't need
a ticket for him for the length of stay. Yes, we could just
keep it quiet and not buy any tickets for him and claim he is
two for the whole trip, but at the age of three, most kids are
very happy to tell their age and that it is their birthday (not
to mention he has an older sister who would volunteer that information
for him). Any ideas?
I have received word from a Disney CM that tickets for kids
that had children's tickets from previous trips are upgraded
to adult tickets at no cost. The actually statement from that
email was, "I just wanted to let you know, that if a
guest was 8 on their first visit to WDW and now they're 10,
all the parent has to do is visit any of the four theme parks
or DTD Guest Relations and we'll fix the ticket. There is
no charge. We don't charge kids for growing up!" Maybe
you won't have a problem... but Personally, I'd see what I
could do to pull the trip ahead a few days and miss the deadline
completely as that would completely, and truthfully, solve
the dollars issue.
|Mike asks: Hello,
Brian. First let me say that i love your site. It has
been a great help to me in planning my trip to WDW. My wife
and I will be there in late May. It will be the first trip there
for both of us and we are very excited.
While at WDW I was planning on carrying
a backpack with me to carry; water bottles, ponchos, cameras,
etc. My question is will I be able to carry my backpack on
to the rides and attractions with me? It seems kind of pointless
to me to pack all that stuff with me to the park just to have
to stick it in a locker, and then not have it with me when
I need it. forgive me if this is a stupid question. But any
response would be greatly appreciated.
Folks carry backpacks around the parks all the time! If that's
what you want to do, don't hesitate at all. However, be aware
of a couple of issues. First, due to heightened security at
the parks, you should expect to have your bag inspected before
entering. Second, there isn't a great place to put such belongings
when you're on many attractions. For example, on the Mountains
and other high-end rides, you'll be hard pressed to find a
good place to stash your pack. Still, people do so every day,
so if having that stuff readily available is important to
you, just do it.
|Erin writes: Hi Brian,
I'm just looking for an opinion... I haven't been to Disney
since 1991 and am trying to put together a trip for November
of this year. My boyfriend would like to stay at the Caribbean
Resort but I'm a little weary. What do you think? Have you stayed
there? When I went in '91 we stayed at Port Orleans French Quarter
and loved it! Should I try to talk him into Port Orleans or
give the Caribbean a try? Thanks in advance!
All of the moderate resorts are very similar in terms of
the amenities. The thing that distinguishes them is the theming.
If the island flair of CBR interests you, I'm sure you'll
enjoy it. One caveat, CBR is much, much larger than the French
Quarter. Unless you're located close to Old Port Royale, you'll
be quite a distance from the central resort facilities.
|Hi Brian, my name is
Scott. I myself will be going to WDW in late May, early
June. (Just to digress, yes, I will be going for "Gay Days",
and I would like to say that I recently got a chance to re-read
your article about the boycott,
and I must say that I wish all Christians were able to balance
reason with emotion as well as you did. We can disagree with
how we should live our lives according to what we believe is
God's will, but we should all agree that the judgment of that
path is God's alone. Please don't feel the need to print that,
it's just my way of saying that what you wrote is greatly appreciated).
Anyway, I've been checking the website
for park hours as well. I think that I may have at least a
partial reason for the late posting of hours.
It seems to me that last year (and
for the past couple of years) the Disney/MGM Studios have
had their "Star Wars" weekends. Since they are not
having it this year (at least not nearly as big as last),
my guess is that they are looking at last year's attendance
figures and saying, "well we can't go by last year's
numbers". So the only resource that they would have would
be advance bookings. The problem is, from what I've been hearing
about the travel industry in general, is that since 9/11 people
are not booking as far in advance as they used to, so that
a lot of decisions for the Summer that would have been made
six months ago are starting to be made now.
Perhaps the fact that the parks have
no major draw for May, coupled with closer than usual bookings
and with belt-tightening at the parks, caused the powers that
be to wait until May before making their decisions. But then,
as Dennis Miller would say, "That's just my opinion,
I could be wrong".
One other quick thing. The last time
that I heard anything, it looked like the Pop Century resort
was not going to open until 2003 at the earliest. Have you
heard if they are still doing construction work on it? And,
by the way, where is this resort going to be located?
Thanks for all the information you
provide. You do a great job.
Thanks for your kind words about those pages of mine that
you've read. It's nice to know that I'm not alone with some
of my opinions. :)
I can neither confirm nor deny your analysis of the hours
issue. You certainly have a logical argument, though.
Pop Century is located between Caribbean Beach Resort and
the Wide World of Sports complex, in the South central portion
of WDW. Last I'd heard, construction work had been slowed,
but not completely halted. 2003 is the very earliest I'd expect
to see the new resort open, simply because demand isn't there
for that many new rooms on-site right now... "But then,
as Dennis Miller would say, 'That's just my opinion, I could
be wrong'." ;)
|Jean shares this information:
Dear Brian, In your recent update, a reader talked about getting
a recipe from Akershus in World Showcase. I, too, wanted some
WDW recipes. I wrote to AKL, using the regular AKL address,
attn. Chef at The Mara, and asked for recipes for three of their
soups. Very promptly the recipes arrived at my house, with a
nice note saying that the culinary staff adjusted the recipes
for home use (i.e. smaller quantity). I was impressed how quickly
I really enjoy your site and the updates
(although I did fall for your April Fool's notes for about
5 seconds... maybe because they were still showing up on the
site on April 2nd or maybe I was just a sucker). I am also
a trip report addict.
|Thanks for your note, Jean! I'll be sure to share
it with our readers soon.
|Steven writes: Hi
Brian! I read your site often, and had to laugh at your comment
about disabling the portion of your site about the park hours
at WDW!!! I just returned from WDW (we go almost every spring).
As a resort guest (at Animal Kingdom Lodge), it was hard to
get the right info!! On Thursday, I was told 4 different sets
of opening/closing times for the Magic Kingdom!!! This included
checking the Resort TV channel, calling the front desk, asking
the bus driver and asking a park employee (one of the ones wearing
street clothes, headsets, etc.). At the Studios on Saturday,
we were told 3 different times for the parade. I think everyone
there is in a major state of confusion.
ALTHOUGH!!! I will say that the crowds
seemed lighter this Easter week than in past years at Epcot
and the Studios and Animal Kingdom. The Magic Kingdom was
packed. Animal Kingdom would have felt less full if the walkways
were wider!! Getting thru the human traffic jam in Africa
was terrible. Just had to share!!!
|Thanks for the update. I'm going next during Christmas
week (yep, really a dumb time... but there were family schedule
conflicts that drove the final timing). I'm not looking forward
to the crowds, you can be sure!
|Stephane asks: Hey
Brian, What is to happen at the location where they tore out
"20000 Leagues Under the Sea" anyway? Surely it's
not just going to remained "frankenstein-ish" like
it does now? With a big ol' "Character Greetings"
sign plastered in front of it?!
|Until the Walt Disney Company approves some serious
capital dollars, I'm afraid Captain Nemo's former hangout will
remain a character corral. No plans have been announced to change
that situation, I'm afraid.
Stay tuned, though... I have heard whisperings about some
new projects that may be announced soon. :)
|Amy writes: Hi Brian,
I have written to you before and nobody knows Disney like you.
You give great advice. Here is my situation. I am a novice traveler.
We will be traveling to WDW in Nov with a group. We will need
4 rooms and have decided to stay at Caribbean Resort. Someone
in our party has already booked the rooms as part of our land
vacation. We will also be taking the Disney Cruise for 3 nights.
After reading your excellent advice (and many others reviews)
regarding the best "villages" at Caribbean, we know
what proximity we want to be in. How and when can we specify
Jamaica or Martinique etc?? Close to food and bus is most important
to us. Can that be reserved ahead of time. Is that done by our
travel agent who booked the package or myself? I'm hoping that
can be arranged before date of check in. What can you tell me??
Thanks so much Brian.
Thanks so much for your kind comments. I can't say that I
agree with you -- there are a lot of experts out there that
know a lot more than I do.
Anyway, on to your questions... If you (or the person that
booked the rooms) have the confirmation number, a call to
Disney's central reservations office is all that is needed.
Just tell them that you'd like to make some room requests
as follows... and list all of your wishes in the order that
they're important to you. For example, I always specify non-smoking
(I have allergy and asthma so that's always good), my preferred
location (that varies from resort to resort), and first floor
(I'd prefer to not have to go up and down stairs if I can
Keep in mind that the broader you keep your requests, the
more likely it is that they'll be met -- but in any case,
they are NEVER guaranteed!
If you want to have a little extra measure of possibility
that you'll get what you ask for, call the RESORT directly,
five days or so before your arrival, and ask to talk to "the
person that assigns the rooms" or "the room controller."
Just reference your reservation number and make the same requests
again. Repetition never hurts as long as it's done with courtesy.
|Marlita writes: Hi
Brian, First, I wanted to thank you for such an informative
and interesting page. I look forward to reading it often.
I had a couple of questions that I
was hoping you could help me with.
- Have you heard anything about the
new value resort - Pop Century? when it will be opening,
- How far in advance should I book
my reservations if I want to get four (4) rooms together
in a value resort, either pop century or movie, in the summer?
- What are the benefits of purchasing
an annual pass, with regard to room deals, etc.? I have
heard you can get a deal on your room with an AP, could
I use this rebate on all four rooms or just on the room
I will be in?
Thank you in advance for any assistance.
Keep up the great work!
Pop Century is currently under construction, but it's opening
has been delayed into 2003. Demand just hasn't warranted a
quick construction schedule, so things have been slowed to
I'd suggest making reservations as soon as possible for this
Summer! There's no penalty for cancellation as long as it's
several days out... so why delay?
The much-vaunted annual pass holder room rates are, indeed,
excellent deals. However, they are usually available only
during value season (slow) times of the year. However, it
NEVER hurts to ask! If you will have an AP when you check
in (you'll be asked to show it, so don't think you can bluff
your way at check in), ask when you make your reservations
about available discounts including AP rates. Maybe you'll
strike the mother lode. :)
Brian, Thanks for all the great information.
I am planning a trip to WDW November 2002 for a long weekend.
To save money we will be staying at the All Star Sports
Resort. I think the pool will entertain my daughter and
nephew. On a day we do not visit a park how feasible is
it to visit another resort with a different pool. Last year
when we stayed at the Grand Floridian people got off the
boat in bathing suits and used the pool. I don't know if
we will even do it but I thought about lunch at the Whispering
Canyon and maybe a dip in the pool and the Wilderness Lodge
later. What do you think?
and Michelle writes:
Hi Brian, My family is planning a
trip to WDW in July 2002. We're staying at Port Orleans
Riverside. This is not a park trip, but a trip to relax
and enjoy the pools and maybe spend a day at Universal.
My questions is this: What is your experience with resort
guests visiting other resort pools? My kids really want
to try out the pools at the Boardwalk and the Polynesian.
If we went to these resorts to eat, would it be a problem
for the kids to try out the pools? I'm curious if any of
your readers have experiences with "pool hopping"!
Thanks again, I am addicted to your
|Except for DVC members, who have the privilege
of using pools at all WDW resorts, guests are actually allowed
to use only their own resort's pools.
Kerry, what you may have seen is either DVC members from
the Villas at Wilderness Lodge that came over on the boat
to use the Grand's pool or it might have been other guests
crashing. If they were neither Grand Floridian guests or DVC
members then they were certainly not "legal."
Before entering the pool area at any resort, you may be asked
to show resort ID. Folks that are found to not be DVC members
or resort guests at that particular resort are asked to leave.
|Michelle writes back...
Hi Brian, I've got another question!
If you had your choice, would you stay
at Port Orleans Riverside or French Quarter? We've got reservations
at the Riverside for a room with a trundle bed, but the pictures
I saw of those rooms in the Alligator Bayou didn't look so
good compared to the ones at French Quarter. Also, I think
my kids want to visit the pool at French Quarter. How long
a walk would we have from Riverside to the pool at French
Thanks again for your help!
Since I just responded to your comment about pool hopping...
I do want to make it clear that both pools at Port Orleans
are open to guests from either Riverside or the French Quarter.
The resort is one, common resort so pool hopping between these
two is perfectly ok. :)
I don't know how to answer your question about which resort
is better. Both are very nice, but have a slightly different
theme to them. If you prefer one over the other, as it appears
you do, then I'd suggest that you make your reservations according
to your own wishes.
The walk between the two resorts central guest areas (Dixie
Landings and Jackson Square) is about a fifteen to twenty
|and following up, Michelle
Hi, Brian, thanks for your quick response
to my questions. Just to verify what you said, either resort
would have as nice a room as the other? One is not better
than the other, just themed differently. Also, do you have
any experience with staying in a pool view room? I know it
is higher than a standard room, but I wonder if I could see
the kids in the pool from a pool view room or if you just
have a far away view of the pool. Pool side would be what
I would like to have, but guest reservations called it pool
Thanks again, and I'll try to stop
Yes, the themes are different... but the amenities are the
You should not assume that "pool view" and "pool
side" are synonymous. You will not necessarily be close
enough to the pool in a "pool view" room to provide
sufficient supervision for kids that are playing in the water!
|and following up one
last time, Michelle asks: Hi Brian, Will we ever make our
decision on where to stay? We've been throwing around PO Riverside,
Coronado, Caribbean, WL, and Contemporary. I think we've finally
narrowed it down to PORR or WL.
Here is my latest question:
How do these 2 resorts' pools compare?
I've never seen the pool at PORR (and haven't found a good
picture of the slide yet). Best I remember, WL wasn't that
large. I am looking for the best pool for kids ages 8-12.
If you go to this
page, you can find a link to MousePlanet's photo tours
for both resorts... All of the photo tours are currently be
reformatted, you'll note that the Wilderness Lodge photos
are pretty fuzzy, but at least you'll get an idea of what
the pools are like. Don't forget that you'll be able to use
both themed pools at Port Orleans if you stay at Riverside.
|Gina asks: Hi Brian,
We have a trip planned for July 2002 and are staying in a home-away-from-home
cabin at Ft Wilderness. Because the Fort Wilderness pool is
not great (Last year we stayed at the Boardwalk Inn and my kids
really enjoyed the "Keister Coaster") we planned to
use close-by River Country as our pool.
However, since River Country will be
closed, are we allowed to use the pools at other resorts like
the Wilderness Lodge?
I don't think so, but you can always contact Fort Wilderness
|Julie asks: Hi Brian,
your website is VERY informative. We'll be heading to Disney
in October and staying at the All Star Movies Resort. I'm interested
in checking out the other Disney resorts and perhaps do some
"pool hopping". I see that on your website that you
say that this is "frowned upon" and will be evicted
if they check resort IDs. I was wondering if you could tell
me how much this actually occurs or it another Disney policy
that no cast members have the time or energy to enforce?
Let's just say this... I wouldn't purposely do something
that I know to be against the official policy. For one thing,
I wouldn't want to get caught and deal with the embarrassment...
for another (and this is the comment that will likely upset
you and get me in hot water), I don't want my kids seeing
me trying to skirt the rules. That just opens the door to
them trying to skirt my rules. Bad precedent, in my opinion.
|and following up, Julie
writes: Thanks for the reply. I was just trying to get a
sense of whether it was a Disney policy like "don't bring
food into the parks", but everyone does it or rather it
was something strictly enforced and they really did not want
guests from one resort to use the pools at another resort. Thanks
again for your time.
Sorry for sounding so harsh in my reply. The problem that
Disney faces is that the quality of the themeing of the pools
varies so much from resort to resort. The Volcano Pool and
Stormalong Bay (Polynesian and Beach Club respectively) just
blow the baseball pool at All Star Sports out of the water
(pardon the pun). If they allowed pool hopping, the folks
that pay the big bucks wouldn't even be able to enjoy the
amenities that they paid for... thus the rule.
I know for a fact that the pool hopping rule is strongly
enforced at times as I've known of people to complain about
being "thrown out."
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dramatically! I do my best to answer each and every question personally,
but I've noticed that a lot of the questions are asked again and again.
The question that one person asks might very well be the question that
someone else is wondering about. Thus this page!
reader email and feedback every once in a while, because the question
someone else asks might be the same one you're thinking about yourself!