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  • On Feb 20, 2020
    Mindi from IL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Do you have to carry a clear purse or clear fannie pack into the parks? Or, can you carry a string back pack?

    Welcome to Disney Parks Moms Panel, Mindi!

    This is a great question--so glad that you asked it!

    I know the type of clear bags you are referring to, as these are the only bags allowed into certain venues, such as some college stadiums. For that reason, I've got one of my own!

    Not to worry, though. When visiting Walt Disney World, your bags do not have to be clear. Instead, you'll go through a bag check prior to entering parks, as well as a metal detector. 

    Your idea of a string backpack is a great idea, too, as bags that weigh less will be more comfortable for a fun-filled day of touring. I typically bring the lightest bag that has wider straps, much like some of these adorable ShopDisney backpacks; they keep my shoulders more comfortable on those longer park days. Toss in some sunscreen, a water bottle, hand sanitizer, and some snacks, and you'll be all set for a day and night that's filled with adventure!

    Happy planning your trip to The Most Magical Place on Earth, Mindi! As you think of more questions, be sure to send them our way. We love to help!

    Andrea
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Meet the Panelist: Andrea, Pennsylvania

I am a teacher, wife and mom who has been a member of the Disney Vacation Club since 2003. I love discovering a new favorite DVC resort, fantastic restaurant or hidden gem onboard a Disney ship! I'm a micro-planner who can help you capture your own magic! Learn More About Andrea

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