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Old 05-05-2002, 12:11 AM   #1
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Is AP lounge at Epcot gone?

Well, it's after April, so is the AP lounge at Epcot gone now? Does anyone know for sure? (I keep hoping they would bring it back.) What is that upstairs going to be now? ::whining:: I want my lounge back!! [img]graemlins/pout.gif[/img]
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I don't know the answer to your question, but would like to add to it.

Also, where is the one in AK?
How many non-passholders can you take with you if you are the passholder?

Thanks so much!
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Old 05-05-2002, 08:26 AM   #3
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I'm not sure about the AP Lounge at The Land, but I do have some info on the new AP lounge at the Animal Kingdom, courtesy of It looks like it's going to be in Pizzafari.
"A passholder event will be held on May 18th at 6:30 pm-9 pm in the Dino-Rama area of Animal Kingdom. You will be greeted by a live band and DJ and Dino-Rama's own Chester & Hester Diggs. You will received a coupon for a complimentary soda and ice cream bar. Primeval Whirl will be open along with tri-ceratop spin, dinosaur and it's tough to be a bug. Then you can try you hand the new fossil fun games for free, winning tickets that will be raffled for special merchandise, like a stay at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Pass renewal, Tee-Shirts, dino-merchandise and more. You must be present to win. You will be able to debut the new passholders lounge at Pizzafari and the new 100 years of magic Mickey's Jammin' Jungle Parade AP Pin will be on display. When you exit the park you will receive a LE Chester and Hester's Dino-Rama Litho.
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Old 05-05-2002, 09:05 AM   #4
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Wow, I sure wish I could be there on the 18th of May! [img]images/icons/frown.gif[/img] That sounds really cool! I didn't even know they were going to have an AK lounge! So, maybe that's the next park with some perks for AP holders? I feel out of the is always so late when I get my Mickey Monitor and I still don't have the really cool Disney Magazine that came out for Spring--I'm also a DC member. Keep me informed! Tell me more!

P.S. At Epcot- no guests were allowed without an AP.
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I'm thinking about buying AP's for the up-coming trip, since I'd like to take the SO back in Fall for his birthday. Will I get a list of all the perks when I buy the passes, or will I have to ask about everything as I go (kind of like making resort reservations)?
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If you want the information in a timely fashion [img]images/icons/wink.gif[/img] you'll check the "official" WDW site and ask loads of questions here; like we did [img]images/icons/tongue.gif[/img] !!
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The AP lounge was definitely worth the visit. We went there apx 4 times during our week long visit. The CMs were awesome. On our last day there I lost my wallet (yes, I was freaking) and they were AWESOME! Should I ever get my trip report done you all will be able to experience the agony with me.

We also watched ROE from the AP spot, does anyone know is this still around and will it be there in Oct? This was the BEST place to watch it!
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I just got back from WDW last week. They do still have the AP Lounge at "The Land". Accoring to the cast member attendant, it will be there till the beginning of Sept. It was well worth the visit. Air conditioned, comfy oversized chairs, free drinks (No eats However). TV (my husband watch the NFL draft), newspapers, toys and games for the little ones. TV in that room, of course, is on the Disney Channel. My 4 year old fell asleep there for 2 hrs. The room overlooks about 2 scenes from "The Land" ride. my advice, take full advantage of this.
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