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  • On Mar 5, 2021
    Debbie from TX Asked

    What is benefit of WDW resort hotel package verses room only?

    Hiya, Debbie. 

    Debbie, I have booked both Walt Disney World Resort hotel room-only stays, as well as actual vacation packages, depending on my situation, so I am happy to help you figure out the pros and cons of each. 

    Primarily the decision to purchase a vacation package or a room-only reservation revolves around payments. If you purchase a vacation package, you can do so with as little as $200 down! Then you can pay the remainder of your package, including theme park tickets and memory maker, as you go, with the balance due 30 days before your arrival. 

    If you choose to purchase your Walt Disney World Resort room separately, your deposit will be equal to one night's stay with the balance due on check-in. You would also have to pay for your theme park tickets in full. 

    Please note that payment terms and conditions are subject to change. 

    Additionally, when you purchase a vacation package you do receive some Magical Extras in the form of a card that can be used for a complimentary round of miniature golf as well as for some food and activity discounts. Both vacation packages and room-only reservations have access to the special discounted MagicBands. 

    I hope that this helped, Debbie. Please come back here to planDisney if we can help you plan your magical vacation. 

    See you real soon!

    Sarah B. 
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Meet the Panelist: Sarah, Georgia

Hi There! I’m Sarah from Atlanta, GA. Together, my Disney-loving husband and I have two amazing kids and love nothing more than running away to the Walt Disney World Resort every chance that we get. When we are not wandering around the resorts, we love to indulge our sweet tooth with all the snacks we can find. I am passionate about making sure the magic reaches kids of all ages, from the smallest to the biggest, because we are all kids at Walt Disney World! Learn More About Sarah

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