Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Jul 6, 2008
    Jennifer from NJ 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.

    Do you have to leave a credit card for pre-authorization for the Key to the World room charging privileges? Can you leave Travelers Checks or Disney Gift Cards instead?

    No a credit card is not required when checking in to a WDW resort.

    You may leave whatever form of legal tender best suits your family's budget and/or traveling style.

    If you leave a credit card, you'll be given a pre-set spending limit. Once that limit is reached, your card will be charged and you'll be given another spending limit.

    If you prefer, you may leave traveler's checks or Disney gift cards to enjoy charging privileges on your room account using your Key to the World card (room key).

    WDW is very user-friendly when it comes to checking in and setting up an account!
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Meet the Panelist: Kimberly, Tennessee

I am a stay-at-home mom with a 12 year old son. I thrive on planning vacations, especially to WDW. Inspiring families to vacation at Disney with a memorable itinerary and budget-saving tips is extremely rewarding for me. Learn More About Kimberly

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