• On Jan 11, 2023
    Joshua from PA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    If I'm staying at a resort but guests are staying offsite, can they park at the resort I am staying at and enter the parks early like I will be since we have early entry?

    Hi Joshua, and welcome to planDisney!

    Visiting Walt Disney World Resort with friends can improve the visit because you can experience it all as a group. 

    Unfortunately, the 30-minute early theme park entry benefit is exclusively for guests staying at Disney Resort hotels and select other hotels. This benefit only includes those guests that are listed on your resort reservation. If the off-site resort your friends are staying at is listed on the Participating Hotels list, they can also take advantage of these benefits. The participating hotels list hotels such as Holiday Inn Orlando, Waldorf Astoria Orlando, and more.

    While your friends cannot park at your resort to visit the theme parks with you, they are free to visit you at your resort with complimentary standard self-parking while enjoying select dining, shopping, catching up with you, etc. I recommend having your friends park at the theme park you plan to visit and have them meet you there. I hope this helps.

    We are here if you have additional questions.

    Have a magical time!

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Meet the Panelist: Raquel, Texas

As a mom of two children 6 years apart in age, it takes some creative planning to give each child a memorable Disney experience. Adding in a sprinkle of surprise pixie dust makes each vacation special for everyone.
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