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  • On Jun 12, 2012
    Christina from MI Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hello Love the panel will be staying at AOA Aug 25-30. Staying off resort night before. First day in park is 25th. How early can I get my tickets dont want to miss rope drop. Will be leaving car and taking the bus. How much time should I allow Thanks

    Hi Christina!!!

    This is an excellent question and I have done the exact same thing on previous Walt Disney World Vacations!!!

    We have actually checked in around 7:30am-8:00am to get our Key to the World Cards with tickets so we could go ahead and start enjoying the parks as early as possible.  Definitely don't expect for your room to be ready if you check in that early, but you can go ahead and check your luggage with Bell Services so it doesn't have to sit in your car all day while you are at the theme parks. 

    If you are checked in by 8:00am, you should have a very good chance of making it to your desired theme park for the rope drop.  This, of course, is contingent on the Bus Transportation arriving at Disney's Art of Animation Resort!

    Please let me know if you have any additional questions!!

    Have a magical trip!!

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Meet the Panelist: Scott, Georgia

Hi. My name is Scott and I am from North Georgia. I have been married for over 10 years and have 1 son. I am a middle school Assistant Principal. I am excited to be a Dad on the WDW Moms Panel and can't wait to help you in your Disney Vacation Planning! Learn More About Scott

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