• On Feb 5, 2019
    Bernice from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi, I would like to know what if i have a flight that lands at 1:25am do i need to book a room for the day i fly or the day i land? I usually fly in early or later in the day but never next day so i am not sure how to book the resort reservation. Thank You

    Hi Bernice!

    Now, this is a great question and one that I have struggled with on more than one occasion. The great news is that no matter what you decide, you will be in the magic, so that will make the situation easier to handle.

    My personal recommendation would be to make the reservation for the day you fly out as opposed to the day you land, that way all you have to do is catch Disney’s Magical Express, check-in to your resort, and arrive at your room ready to get some rest before you begin all of the planned activities of your Walt Disney World Resort vacation. Also, it might be a good idea to contact the front desk of your resort in advance to inform them that your flight arrives at a specific time so that they can properly prepare for your arrival. Don’t forget, if you land after 10:00 PM (and before 5:00 AM), you will need to claim your luggage on Level 2 before heading to Disney's Magical Express. I hope this helps.

    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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