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Old 08-23-2013, 01:06 PM   #1
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Magic Band Testing Expanding to More Resorts

This explains how I was able to get the bands:

MyMagic+ testing expands to more resorts as full roll-out nears
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:41 PM   #2
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Thanks for the heads up.

Enjoying the beauty of St. Lucia - the trip report is now underway for our WDW and Southern Caribbean cruise and the pre-trip report is underway for our changed Easter trip.
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Old 08-23-2013, 02:23 PM   #3
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cool, but hoping we won't have to get them in December at the C.
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Not at Ft. Wilderness for us either Not that I expected it, I'm sure the campsites will be the last to get them.
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I guess I'll be visiting the old fashioned way, my resort isn't included.

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I am hoping we get to use them for our Nov 4 trip staying at GF. We just switched fom BW and I'll be so bummed if BW gets them for that time and not GF.
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Does anyone know if BLT is included as part of the Contemporary testing? We're headed there in November...

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All Stars is not included either. Bummer! I so wanted to test them out It seems like this year we miss lots of excitement. Oh well. Another time I guess.
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We're at Pop starting 20-Oct, and my fingers are crossed that we get them... We'll see next week after we're PIF and do online check-in!
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As far as we're concerned, Disney needs to get with it and add the third monorail deluxe, the GF, before we get there the week before Thanksgiving. I mean, really! You've had the CR testing; you're adding the Poly next group, so come on, Disney, and put the GF in the test group. Most importantly, ask US to participate, HUH????
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We're staying at POP 12OCT-19OCT and I JUST saw that we got them!!! Super excited!!!

I checked my profile on MDE (Disney only charged roomies card a portion of what was owed!!!?????? No clue on that!) to see if we are still 0 balance and there they were!

I hope everyone gets a chance to try them out....
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I just noticed the link for the Magic Band activation on my reservation today. We ordered our custom bands and picked our fast passes for our October trip. Excited to be part of the the test group!
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Saw this & I checked our account on MDE......we were selected for our October trip!! guess that tomorrow I will discuss this with my husband after dinner.
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We got them too for our AKL-Jambo trip in October!! Checked last night.
Although the FP+ isn't working for us...yet
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