AA Mom And Kids Mickey Ice Cream Bar; DinoLand U.S.A.; animal kingdom
  • On Oct 23, 2010
    Suzy from MS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    how early can we check in?

    Hello, Suzy!

    Some resorts will tell you that you can check-in as early as 7:00 a.m.  My family and I once arrived at 6:30 a.m. and were still able to check-in.  Now please understand that even though you are allowed to check-in, your room may not be ready.  They will provide you with your Keys to the World so that you can still enjoy the parks while you are waiting for your room to be ready.  You are more than welcome to leave your bags with Bell Services as you enjoy your day.  Upon check-in, your Cast Member will ask you to provide them with your cell phone number so that they can contact you once your room is ready. They will also provide you with your room number at this time.  You do not need to rush back to your room when you get the call.  Once you arrive to your resort room later on in the evening, simply contact Bell Services from your room and they will then bring your bags to you or you can just retrieve them as you return to your resort.  My family and I always retrieve our own bags as we enter into the lobby so that we do not have to wait for our luggage to be delivered.  

    I hope this helps as you continue with your planning.  Thank you so much for visiting the Moms Panel. Please come back and visit us again should any new questions or concerns pop-up.  We are ready to help.  

    Have a MAGICAL day!
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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