• On Mar 25, 2016
    Kay from WI 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.

    How far in advance do I make reservations for a party of 10 to stay at Bay Lakes Tower? Coming October 2017

    Welcome Home!

    Thanks for visiting us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Kay!

    I'm thrilled to hear that you are considering a vacation at Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort! After a day conquering the local mountain range at Magic Kingdom Park -  Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Splash Mountain and Space Mountain - you absolutely cannot beat the convenience of a beautiful stroll back to your Resort hotel. 

    Disney Vacation Club Members can book reservations at their Home Resort 11-months prior to arrival, and all other Disney Vacation Club Resorts as soon as you reach 7-months before you begin your travel. So for your upcoming vacation, you could reserve your accommodations starting potentially on November 1, 2017, if this is your Home Resort. If you call another stunning Disney Vacation Club Resort home, then you can schedule starting March 1, 2017.

    If you are not yet a Disney Vacation Club Member and you are interested in a reservation booked directly through Walt Disney World and paying with cash, you can call a friendly vacation advisor a full 499-days before check-in. For a vacation beginning on October 1, 2017, that means that you could call on as early as May 20, 2016. 

    Please let us know how else we can help with your planning, Kay!

    Wishing you many magical memories,


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Meet the Panelist: Sally, Georgia

"To all who come to this happy place, welcome." I am the lucky wife to my brave Prince, a homeschool mom to two bold and brilliant daughters, and a wine educator. Joining the Disney Vacation Club meant that our family could travel to a "World of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy" as often as we could sneak away, so we do! I'm so glad you have joined us and would be thrilled to sprinkle a little Pixie Dust on your next unforgettable vacation! Learn More About Sally

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