• On Jan 4, 2021
    Peter from NY Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Is early check in available?

    Hi Peter,

    I'm so happy to hear that you'll be staying at a Disney Resort hotel for your summer vacation! You'll love staying right in the middle of the magic!

    When you complete the online check-in process, you'll find that you'll be able to select your arrival time. While there's no guarantee that your room will be ready prior to the official check-in time, if the Cast Members know you're arriving early, there's always a chance that you'll be able to enter your room early. With online check-in, you'll receive a notification when your room is ready, and you'll be able to go directly there without needing to stop at the front desk. If you happen to arrive early and your room is not yet ready, please feel free to enjoy any of the Resort hotel amenities or activities. You'll be considered a Guest of your Disney Resort hotel for the entire day of both your check-in and check-out, so be sure to take advantage of all of the magic and fun! If you'd like to head out to one of the theme parks, Bell Services will be happy to hold onto your bags for you.

    Thanks so much for visiting us at planDisney, Peter, and please let us know if you have any other questions as you're planning your visit. I hope that you have a truly magical visit later this summer!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Virginia

Hi!  I'm Missy, a homeschool mom originally from Indiana, but recently transplanted to Virginia.  With a husband and five kids, I understand what busy family life is all about and how important it is to get away and create magical moments with your loved ones.  I also believe planning is half the fun, so I'd be honored to help you plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation! Learn More About Missy

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