Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Jul 29, 2015
    Samantha from IN 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.

    I have a dinning reservation for lunch on the day we check into our Disney hotel. I have done the online check-in, but can I utilize my meal plan start if I haven't physically checked-in?

    Hi Samantha,  

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! If you have completed online check-in, provided your credit card information, and received a "Direct to Room" email, then you should be able to use your Disney Dining Plan entitlements for your meal. The "Direct to Room" email indicates that everything has been activated, and you are all set to start enjoying the Theme Parks and Disney Dining Plan entitlements. 

    If you did not receive an email, then you can call (407) 939-3463 to make sure they have all of the information needed so that everything is activated. You can also go to your Resort Hotel prior to the 3:00 P.M. check-in time on the day of your arrival to be sure they have all of the necessary information.

    Please stop back by should you have any additional vacation planning questions!

    Magical Wishes,

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Meet the Panelist: Susan, New York

I am, first and foremost, the mother of four beautiful children. I enjoy traveling, social media and anything that involves being active, from running to skiing. Last but not least, I love Walt Disney World and all of the magic and special memories it has brought to me and my family’s lives. I look forward to helping you plan your own magical vacation filled with memories that will last a lifetime Learn More About Susan

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