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  • On Jun 20, 2013
    Tanya Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We arrive at the airport 10am 12/23. If all goes well is it realistic to enter the parks thats day by 2 and have a 6-7 dining reservation?

    Hi Tanya,

    Wow, how exciting to be going to Walt Disney World during the Christmas holidays. It is truly a magical time to go and spend this wonderful time of year.

    Barring any delays from your flight, it is usually pretty typical to be on the Magical Express (if that is the transportation you are taking) within about an hour of your arrival time (this includes deplaining, moving through the airport, then checking in at Disney's Magical Express and waiting for your bus). Then, it takes about 40-45 minutes from Orlando International Airport to your resort. I would suggest checking in online before your vacation so that you can go directly to the online check-in line at your resort and minimizing the check-in process for you once you arrive. Even, if you had a bit of a delay, I think it is realistic to get to the park by 2pm! However, keep in mind that weather and transportation wait times can affect this and these times are not a guarantee!

    May you have a magical vacation full of amazing memories!

    ~Allison L
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Meet the Panelist: Allison, Texas

I am a mother of three that loves all things Disney...the never grow up mentality, the fairy tale endings and the ever changing Disney Parks. With so much to explore, I would love to help you discover all the magic and wonder your heart desires. Learn More About Allison

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