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Old 11-22-2012, 08:05 AM   #1
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Weekday Vs. Weekend

I planned my visit for weekdays but this put me on the waitlist thru DVC for my first night. If I move my entire vacation up one day, I can get the hotel stay no problem. I was seriously avoiding being in the parks on a weekend, and even considered staying at a Good Neighbor one night to make it work. Am I splitting hairs, though? As 2 adults without children, should I do the parks on a Saturday in order to get the room ressie I want? Is it a great big deal difference in crowds on Sat vs Fri to the point we won't enjoy ourselves on a Sat? Or if we are smart touring (early, fastpass, etc) would it still be ok?
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I planned my visit for weekdays but this put me on the waitlist thru DVC for my first night. If I move my entire vacation up one day, I can get the hotel stay no problem. I was seriously avoiding being in the parks on a weekend, and even considered staying at a Good Neighbor one night to make it work. Am I splitting hairs, though? As 2 adults without children, should I do the parks on a Saturday in order to get the room ressie I want? Is it a great big deal difference in crowds on Sat vs Fri to the point we won't enjoy ourselves on a Sat? Or if we are smart touring (early, fastpass, etc) would it still be ok?
What dates are you looking at first of all? The date may be most important at this time more so that the day of the week. We have been to DLR both weekends and weedays and the time of year made the most difference. During school time the weekends could be busier that during the week but, and this in the important BUT, since Carsland opened, it seems EVERY day is busy. Without children, I would say any day would be good as long as you keep this in mind. DO THE POPLUAR RIDES FIRST. Also, Both Disneyland and California Adventure has changed their policy concerning FastPasses. They are good now ONLY during the stated time on the pass, no more are they allowing entry to a ride past what is printed on the passes.
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Thanks for the help. The Saturday in question is June 22
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Thanks for the help. The Saturday in question is June 22
Knowing the date now, I still stand by what I wrote above.
I do not forsee in the near OR distant future RRS Racers slacking off when it comes to the wait time. It is now and I think forever shall be one of the most popular rides in the entire resort.
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If you stay at one of the DL properties, they have early hours for hotel guests only. Early hours vary by day (one park on a given day). Early admittance on CA day led to a mad rush to get on the Cars ride, but we got on. By the time the park opened for regular hours, the fastpasses were almost gone for the entire day for that ride If you don't mind the single rider line, it is actually faster, but still be there at early opening or at opening and
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