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  • On Apr 16, 2014
    Marianne from TN 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.

    Going to Disney as adult - have a hotel reservation on property for September. If the balance now is $500, can I buy a gift card for $500 and pay that off when I get there? and then add a separate card for incidentals? Thank you

    Hi Marianne!   Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel, we are so glad you are here.   I bet you are already starting your September vacation countdown.   It will be here before you can say Bibbidi Bobbidi Boo!  Since I don't know if you have booked a package with Walt Disney World that would include tickets, hotel stay, and possibly a dining plan,  or a room only reservation,  I will give you the answers for both situations.

    For Magic Your Way packages you would need to have the entire balance of your vacation paid off 45 days before arrival.   If you have a $500.00 balance you certainly could buy a Disney Gift Card and use that to pay off the balance over the phone with a reservation agent.   You can reach a reservations Cast Member by calling (407) 939-1936.

    If you have purchased a room-only reservation, a one-nights deposit has already been charged to you, and you would need to pay off the remaining balance when you check into your Disney Resort.   All Disney Resorts accept Disney Gift Cards as payments, and you most certainly could pay using this method.   When you check into your resort either online or in person you will need to leave a credit card for any incidentals and charging privileges on your account.

    Thanks for asking such a great question.  If you need our assistance again, pleas let us know.

    Dream as Dreamers Do,


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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Alabama

Hello, my name is Jen, and my family and I call the Gulf Coast of Alabama home. I am a mom to 2 rowdy Pirates and a beautiful teenage Princess. I've been showing my "Disney Side" since I was a small child and I can't wait to share the abundance of Pixie-Dusted knowledge I have acquired about the Most Magical Place on Earth with you and your family! Learn More About Jennifer

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