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  • On Apr 24, 2008
    Corey from IA Asked

    We are planning a trip to WDW in 2009 and was wondering how do the room key purchases work, and do you have to use a credit card? We don't like to use our cc unless we have to.

    When you check in to your room, you will be given the option to put a credit card onto your room key.  If you prefer not to do that, it is not a problem. 

    If you'd like to take advantage of that option, your room key will have 2 "identities:"  room key and credit card.  When you purchase something, a cast member will use your key just as if it were a Visa or Mastercard.  I should share that you can also decide to have only certain room keys have a credit card placed on them.

    We need to travel on a budget, so we never place a credit card on our room key to avoid any temptations.  However, I do make sure that our room is paid in full before we arrive so that it makes checking out simple -- that is, I don't need to make any final payments on our last day and don't need to stop by the main desk.

    Have a wonderful trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I’m a middle-school teacher with a family of 3 sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Geek who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.

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