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  • On Apr 7, 2023
    Paola from MA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hello!! I would like to have some help to plan our visit on Feb 14-17 Thanks Paola

    Hey, Paola! Welcome to planDisney.

    It's my pleasure to help you plan your great, big, beautiful tomorrow. Planning a Disney vacation can certainly leave you feeling like Alice in Wonderland. But that's why planDisney exists! If you'd like to put a vacation package together, you have 3 options:

    Option #1 — Book Through the Walt Disney World Website
    You can plan, price, and, if you're satisfied with everything, book your vacation through the website. This is usually how I roll. However, if you would like help booking, there are a couple of other options.

    Option #2 — Book Over the Phone
    You can speak directly to a Cast Member and they will be able to book accommodation and tickets for you, as well as answer any questions you might have. You can even let them know your budget and they can find something that meets your needs.

    Option #3 — Use an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner
    There are a number of no-fee agents who can help you plan your vacation (often even saving you money in the process). Just do a simple Google search and see what comes up.

    Vacation packages for 2024 haven't been released yet, so there's no rush on this. However, I anticipate them becoming available in the next month or two.

    As you think about booking, here are some planning tips that I like to share with my fellow Guests:

    If your budget allows, I'd suggest staying at a Disney Resorts Collection hotel. With their theming, storytelling, and customer service, they truly immerse you in the magic from start to finish. Plus, there are tons of magical benefits for Guests staying on property.

    One of the many benefits of staying on property is the ability to make dining reservations up to 60 days in advance of your trip plus the length of your stay (up to 10 days). Since restaurants fill up quickly, this means that you are far more likely to reserve a table. With so many amazing restaurants to try, you'll be spoilt for choice.

    There are four theme parks and two water parks on property. I'd suggest visiting as many of the four theme parks as possible. Magic Kingdom Park is my family's personal favorite, but each is delightfully magical in its own way.

    Once you've purchased your tickets, you'll want to create a My Disney Experience account. You can then make reservations at the theme park you'd like to visit.

    At some point, you're going to want to download the My Disney Experience Mobile App so that you can use the Disney Genie service. This will help you plan your day in a way that is catered to you and your family. You can also upgrade to Disney Genie+ and/or purchase Individual Lightning Lane entrances.

    Finally, in the build-up to your trip, you'll no doubt have questions. When that happens, Paola, please stop by planDisney again and we'll be more than happy to serve you. TTFN, ta-ta for now!


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Meet the Panelist: Mike, Virginia

I'm Mike, a Disney-loving "scouser." I have a wonderful wife and two young children who share my obsession for all things Disney. I've always been enchanted by the magic of Walt Disney World Resort - the charming music, captivating beauty, enthralling attractions, and breathtaking shows spark my imagination and fill me with a sense of awe. I'm perpetually planning my next Disney adventure! If you're interested in makin' memories at "The Most Magical Place on Earth" then you've got a friend in me.
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