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  • On May 23, 2019
    Matt from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My family and I are heading to Orlando in October. We are not staying at a Disney resort but plan to do a couple Disney parks. What are your suggestions for people that don't stay at the resorts. Do we also get Character dining and fastpass options?

    Hi Matt!
    Thanks for your question and for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    Whether or not you are staying at a Walt Disney World resort hotel, we can still be friends!! :)
    Seriously though, ALL guests of our theme parks, whether staying at a Disney resort hotel or not, are absolutely able to make both Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) AND FastPass+ reservations, with one subtle difference.
    ALL guests may book their ADRs up to 180 days in advance of their arrival date, but non-Disney resort guests can only book their FastPasses 30 days out instead of 60 days.

    I hope this helps and I wish you a Magical trip!!
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Meet the Panelist: Chris, Massachusetts

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