• On May 16, 2016
    Celia from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We arrive to Disney July 14th and cant check in until 3pm. Can we still plan a day at a theme park and make reservation for our meal plan the day we arrive? Also we are staying July 14th to July 18th. Are we able to use our meals monday ?

    Hello, Celia,

    Thank you for sending your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  You are welcome to plan a day at a theme park on your arrival date.  In fact, some guests go directly to the theme parks rather than stopping at their resort first by utilizing Online Resort Check-In as well as their MagicBands. 

    The Disney Dining Plan begins the day you arrive at your Disney Resort and is good until 11:59 pm on your departure date. It looks like your departure date is Monday, July 18, 2016, so your Disney Dining Plan credits will be good throughout that day. 

    If you have any further questions, please let us know.  Wishing you a magical trip this summer! -Kara
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Meet the Panelist: Kara, Nebraska

I’m a high school teacher with a family of 3 sons who have grown up through Disney. I am known by friends as the Star Wars loving Disney Nerd who always wants to serve up tips and ideas of how to make visits to Walt Disney World special and magical.

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