• On Jun 7, 2017
    Nikki from AL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    How early are you supposed to check in for dining reservations? If I have a reservation at 11:30, do I have to check in so many minutes prior to reservation or right on time? Trying to figure out Fast Pass times. Thanks

    Hello, Nikki!  Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I can tell that you are well into planning for your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation.  Great job!  Early planning is the best way to make the most out of your vacation.  

    You will need to check-in approximately 5 to 10 minutes prior to your check-in time.  If you have an 11:30 reservation, you will need to check-in at 11:20.  I hope this helps as you continue with your planning.

    Diane's Tip of the Day:  Looking to dine with your favorite Disney characters?  Disney offers many character dining experiences and they do tend to fill-up fast, so make sure to book yours today.

    Have a MAGICAL day and "SEE YOU REAL SOON!"

    ~Diane G. 
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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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