Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Oct 6, 2009
    Karen from MA 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.

    My family and I are frequent vistors at WDW. We go every 2 years and I went every year the first 12 years it was open! My question is: Do they have some sort of GPS device to attach to children in case they get lost? If so how much and how do I get it.

    There is no "lost child prevention" device that is distributed at Walt Disney World. Guests do have a number of personal strategies they use to keep their children close at hand. You can read about some of these HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE.

    While I hope that you never encounter this situation, I should also tell you that Disney does an amazing job of reuniting lost children with their families. I recently watched cast members in action as they worked to find the parents of a four-year-old who had become lost. Even with a language issue, the child and parents were reconnected within about 10 minutes. Of course, that's an eternity in parent-time, but the system I witnessed was incredibly efficient.

    Good luck planning your vacation.
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Meet the Panelist: Erin, New York

I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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