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Old 05-16-2018, 10:29 AM   #1
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Default Tips & Tricks to getting an ADR at V&A

Iíve had no luck trying book a reservation at Victoria & Alberts for our 20th Wedding Anniversary. I was hoping to get a reservation during our F&W trip in late September, but that looks like itís not going to happen. I even checked at 180 days, the last three days (0600 EST)just as a test and nothing even showed up as available. So what gives?? Do I have to call V&A direct? Call Disney direct? Any tips or tricks yíall know of?

I do have another shot at booking during our Thanksgiving (185 days out today)trip but not sure how to go about this, outside of normal booking on-line through MDE app. Any suggestions would be welcome!!

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Old 05-16-2018, 10:43 AM   #2
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The TouringPlans reservation sniper is your friend!
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:45 AM   #3
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I had no problem getting 7:30 PM reservations for Sunday April 8 of this year by going online at 6 AM on October 9 (181 days out, which was 180 days prior to our arrival on April 7).
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Old 05-16-2018, 10:57 AM   #5
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I also had no trouble for our trip in late October at 185 days out (start of resort ressie).

Is it over a weekend? Maybe you're competing with locals?

I booked on a laptop on Disney's website, if it matters.

I too need to check out this reservation sniper...
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:10 AM   #6
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Problem #1 - there are only 18 tables at V&A

Problem #2 - F&W attracts a lot of foodies, which leads to busy times at V&A


Good news.....Once the Food & Wine events open for reservations, people will be switching from V&A to F&W events.

In addition to the above referenced dining help, there is also www.mousedining.com
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:11 AM   #7
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Iíll give this a shot for V&A. It worked on our upcoming ĎOhanas dinner ressie in June. Thanks for reminding me of this option. I love touring plans.

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https://touringplans.com/walt-disney...rvation-finder
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Old 05-16-2018, 11:26 AM   #9
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As a fall back, I highly suggest booking private dining at the Grand Floridian.

Several MO members have gone this route and have had stellar reviews of their "private" dining experience.

You dine on the 3rd floor balcony or 5th floor window at the Grand Floridian, with views of MK. You have a private butler that will escort you to your table and serve your dinner. The menu is completely personalized to your tastes.



Intimate Dining At Disney's Grand Floridian
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As a fall back, I highly suggest booking private dining at the Grand Floridian.

Several MO members have gone this route and have had stellar reviews of their "private" dining experience.

You dine on the 3rd floor balcony or 5th floor window at the Grand Floridian, with views of MK. You have a private butler that will escort you to your table and serve your dinner. The menu is completely personalized to your tastes.



Intimate Dining At Disney's Grand Floridian
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