• On May 1, 2018
    Christina 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.

    When will 2019 hotel rooms (NOT DVC!) for Disney's Aulani resort be released and available to book? Hoping to in March 2019 and would like to have the best room selection! Thanks.

    Hi, Christina! Hawaii is an absolutely magical place all on its own, but then Disney Vacation Club saw a way to make paradise just a little more perfect. 

    Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa, is inspired by the wonders of this beautiful place and the rich tradition of the people of Hawaii. With activities and fun for every age, it's a great family vacation destination.

    There's a very popular phrase in Honolulu - "Hawaiian Time". It means arriving late for an event. For people planning an Aulani vacation, Hawaiian Time can be a little frustrating. For non-DVC bookings, you can usually find the calendar for dates into next year open up at some point over the summer. Historically speaking, I've seen it open anywhere from mid-July to mid-August, but you want to make an occasional check online to see if the calendar is open yet. I did double check, and it is still only available to book through December as of today, but the cast member said it should be in the next few weeks that you can book into 2019. 

    Don't forget to include some incredible Aulani dining experiences during your stay. If you'll be traveling with children, Makahiki - The Bounty of the Islands has a character breakfast that even grown ups will love. And for that special evening, enjoy a stunning sunset as you immerse yourself in the flavors of Hawaii at 'Ama'Ama

    Have an absolutely wonderful vacation to this tropical paradise, Christine! Mahalo.

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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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