Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Apr 9, 2010
    Amy from IL 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.

    Arrving @ POFQ 7/24 @ 8am (driving to FL). Can we check in to our hotel that early knowing our room won't be ready so we can head to MK or HS? What is the earliest we can check in on that day?

    Hi, Amy!  Even though the official check in time is not until later in the afternoon, your arrival at eight in the morning will not be a problem.  Your room may not be ready (although you could get lucky and find that it is!), but you can still check in at the front desk, if you have purchased park passes, you can get those, you can use the swimming pool, head to the theme parks, or whatever you'd like to do! 

    You will be given a card that you can use to call later in the day to check on the location of your room.  You won't have to stop back at the front desk, as they will give you room keys, but not room number when you check in upon arrival.  You can also give them your cell phone number and they will text you with your room number when it is ready. 

    We have checked in as early as seven in the morning, although the earliest we have ever checked in and found our room ready was around 10 in the morning.  The resort will hold your luggage for you while you enjoy the first hours of your vacation!

    Have a great trip!
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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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