Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Oct 19, 2009
    Kimberly from NV 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.

    Cathy, thanks again for your answers about early DR at other resorts. What if you have an early reservation at Boma? Should you still go to MK and transfer from there? We don't want to miss the MK bus waiting for AK if that one will not come early.

    Hi, Kimberly!   The answer to this depends on "how early!"   Buses running to the Animal Kingdom begin around 7:00 - 7:15 a.m.  So if you have a reservation earlier than 8:00 a.m. I would take the Magic Kingdom bus (which should begin around 6:30 a.m.) and do your transfer to Animal Kingdom Lodge.

    If you do not need to be to Boma until after 8:00 a.m., I would wait for the Animal Kingdom bus and transfer to the Animal Kingdom Lodge.   Let your driver know where you are headed when you board.  If there is time, I have heard that sometimes they will drop you right at the resort.   Count on having to transfer, and see it as some extra pixie dust if it works out!

    Be flexible!  If you are waiting for the Magic Kingdom bus at your resort and the Animal Kingdom bus comes first, hop on!  Just keep your eyes open for you best options.   Also, always allow enough time.  I'd rather be early and have time to explore the resort than be rushing.

    And, finally, don't be afraid to ask a cast member at your resort for your best transportation options.  They will be happy to help.   Enjoy your breakfast at Boma.  We stayed at Animal Kingdom Lodge a few weeks ago and the breakfast buffet there looked awesome!  Enjoy!

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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

Hi, I'm Cathy from Cleveland. I love to travel, especially in the winter to escape the snow and cold of Ohio! My husband and 2 kids share my enthusiasm for travel, so we enjoy our adventures together whether it is hiking at a National Park, sailing on a Disney Cruise Ship, or going to Walt Disney World which is our home away from home. My husband proposed to me in front of Cinderella Castle and we have not stopped visiting ever since! It's a blast helping guests here at planDisney! 
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