UPDATE – The offer keeps getting changing. See here for the most up to date details
Disney’s Armed Forces Salute has now been extended to September 2012.
This outstanding Military Discount on resort rooms and theme park tickets has been extended.
The outstanding news was announced today on the Disney owned ABC Television’s The View. Whoopi Goldberg made the announcement that The Walt Disney Company is doing their part to help members of our military and their families as well.
Today, Whoopi announced that “Disney has now extended to September 2012 special ticket and room prices to active military and their spouses, retired military, National Guard and Reservists at Walt Disney World and Disneyland.”
Like all previous Disney Armed Forces Salute announcements, information is very limited at first. I Just talked with Disney Military Sales.
The extension of the military discounts for Disney are official!
They have not determined blockout dates yet for the October 2011 – September 2012 offer yet.
Ticket options number of days and pricing will remain the same.
And the best news: If you used the ticket offer in FY11 you are eligible for tickets again in FY12.
Yesterday I called Disney’s Central Reservations Office to check on the announcement and the agent I talked to had not heard of the extension of the Armed Forces Salute. He was very helpful and tried to make me a hotel reservation for a date past the end date of the current offer (which ends 1 Oct ’11) and he was not able to make the reservation. He said that if it was just announced they probably hadn’t loaded the codes in the system to allow the reservations to be made. So if you desire dates after 1 October 2011 just keep trying Disney reservations or use a Disney only travel agent like Ears of Experience.
Information on Shades of Green – the Military Hotel on Disney World property