• On Mar 6, 2021
    Susan from NY 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, I’m planning a trip from 3/28-4/2, staying at the Contemporary. Is it true that resort guests can enter parks 1/2 hour early? Thanks!

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

    There are so many magical benefits you receive when you stay with the Disney Resorts Collection! Guests can look forward to such perks as access to complimentary transportation during their stay, utilizing MagicBands to connect purchases to their Disney Resort hotel room, booking advanced dining reservations for the duration of their stay, and so much more! One of my family’s favorite parts of staying with the Disney Resorts Collection is the immersive quality found at each resort. The phenomenal attention to detail can be found at each and every resort and culminates in some of the most in-depth storytelling you will find at any resort!

    It was recently announced that Guests can look forward to an all-new perk later this year, as well! In the near future, Guests will be able to enter any of the four theme parks up to 30 minutes prior to their scheduled opening time. This means you will soon have any more flexibility while planning your visit while prioritizing the safety of all Guests. While the official start date for this perk has not yet been announced, I would recommend keeping an eye on the Disney Parks Blog website for the most up-to-date information! 

    One recently returned perk that you may want to take advantage of during your stay is the Park Hopper Option! Guests that purchase theme park tickets with this option are able to visit more than one park each day and maximize the attractions they can experience in one day. Park Hopper hours begin at 2:00 pm each day and continue until each park’s scheduled closing time. Guests utilizing this option will still need to make a theme park reservation through the Disney Park Pass system and enter their first park prior to visiting any additional parks. However, theme park reservations are not needed for secondary parks you plan on visiting!

    I hope you and your family have a magical visit to Walt Disney World Resort this spring! Please let us know if we can answer any other questions for you!

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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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