• On Mar 25, 2021
    Kelsey from OK Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi there! We were given this trip as a gift from a family member, so we used her card to book everything but obviously we will not have that card with us at the hotel or park. Will we still be able to get in and check into our hotel?

    Hello there, Kelsey! Welcome to planDisney! We appreciate you taking the time to reach out and asking your wonderful Walt Disney World Resort vacation question! 

    A vacation to Walt Disney World Resort is such a wonderful gift to receive! I’ve always found memorable trips with family to best the best present for any occasion! 

    There should not be any issues with your reservation as long as you are listed as the primary Guest on your booking and have all other members of your family listed as well. It is not uncommon to have another person purchase your accommodations but a common mistake that can be made is making your reservation under the purchaser’s name instead of your own. Technically, the primary Guest on the reservation may be asked to provide their driver’s license or another form of ID to verify their identity so you’ll want to make sure that person is you! 

    During the Online Check-In process, you will also be prompted to verify or change your form of payment used for charges to your Disney Resort hotel room. This is a great opportunity to put your own form of payment if you intend on paying for any such charges as well. 

    If you are looking for fun activities to do during your family’s visit, I highly recommend checking out the Taste of Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival! This seasonal event is a celebration of all-things springtime and fun for the entire family. You can look forward to taking in beautiful gardens, live entertainment, and delicious dishes at the Outdoor Kitchens. One of my family’s favorite pass times is tasting all the limited-time dishes that use a variety of local and seasonal ingredients! 

    Best of luck as you continue to plan for your upcoming visit to Walt Disney World Resort! Be sure to let us know if we can provide any additional information as well!

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Meet the Panelist: Wyatt, Colorado

Hello! I'm Wyatt and I'm so very excited to provide you with all the best tips and tricks for getting the very most out of your Disney World vacations! I'm married to a fellow Disney enthusiast and, while we don't have any human children yet, we are delighted to be pet parents. Professionally, I work in private practice as a mental health counselor. I'm also knowledgable regarding disability services and accessibility at Disney World due to my own history of chronic illness.  Learn More About Wyatt

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