• On Mar 24, 2019
    Brooke from AL 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.

    How do you check in online?

    Hi Brooke! Oh my goodness! I'm so excited for you! Your Walt Disney World Resort vacation starts tomorrow!!!!! Yippee!!

    You have asked your question at the perfect moment! Guests can complete their online check-in up until the day before they arrive.  For you, today is the day!

    Online check-in is the greatest! It's also very easy to do. Simply sign in to your My Disney Experience account. You will see your upcoming reservation. Click to check-in online. Here, you can typically customize your MagicBand. Because you are arriving tomorrow, if you have not already customized your MagicBand, you will pick it up at check-in. If you have not yet linked your hotel reservation to your My Disney Experience account, you will need to do that first.

    Your My Disney Experience account will easily walk you through the online check-in process. You will enter information including preferred mode of message delivery during your vacation, credit card information, Resort hotel arrival time, room location requests, account PIN (to be used for room charges), and your address. 

    Once you have confirmed the information and agree to the terms and conditions, you will be checked in on-line. When you arrive at your Resort hotel, if you have your MagicBand, you can skip the front desk and head straight to your room. Once your room is available, if you would like, you can unlock your door with your My Disney Experience App and your mobile phone. With your reservation linked to your My Disney Experience account, simply view your Disney Resort hotel reservation and select "Unlock Door." Even though you can skip the front desk, I always like to stop by and pick up my Welcome Packet.

    I know you are going to have a wonderful vacation! Enjoy every magical moment!!!

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Meet the Panelist: Kari, Texas

"Welcome home," Disney friends! I'm Kari, a wife and mom from Texas. In 1997, we became Disney Vacation Club Members and have enjoyed every magical moment. We have also set sail on the Disney Cruise Line, enjoyed the benefits of Annual Passes and put our best foot forward with runDisney. I love helping Guests add pixie dust to their vacation plans! How may I help you add magic to your next Disney vacation?

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