• On Jul 20, 2018
    Aaron from GA 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.

    We are landing at 7 in the morning. We know we can't check in right away we plan on going to a park first. Should we go to our resort first to try and check in or just go to the theme park first and come back after 3pm We are using Disney trans

    Hey, Aaron!

    Let me just tell you what I think is the single greatest thing to come to Walt Disney World in forever (okay, that may be going a bit far, but I LOVE this). It's Online Check-in. 

    If you go to your My Disney Experience account, you'll see a tab for reservations. You can do online check-in. Set everything up, so that when you arrive at Walt Disney World, you are already checked in, and can head right to the theme park if you want.

    The big thing about this that I love is that while you enjoy the theme parks or go and enjoy one of the incredible Disney dining experiences, as long as you've given your mobile number, they will text you when your room is ready. They'll give you the room number and everything, so you never have to swing by the front desk at all. your vacation literally starts the minute you arrive.

    Don't forget to customize your MagicBands. This way, they can be sent to you ahead of time, which really eliminates a need to hit the front desk before starting your vacation fun.

    Enjoy your trip, Aaron!
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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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