• On Mar 18, 2016
    Gina from WV 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.

    Magic bands have arrived! I have a disney dining plan. My question is : can I go directly to the parks, or do I have to go to my resort first to activate the dining plan? Thanx

    Hi Gina!

    Your vacation is almost here! How exciting! You can definitely head straight to the parks. The MagicBands should be active and if you did the on-line check in, you can sign up for text messages, where the resort will text you your room number and you can bypass the front desk. If you have any problems, you can stop at Guest Relations, which is located in each park and Disney Springs and they can check your MagicBands, dining plan, park tickets, etc. 

    Did you know?: A new and exciting restaurant has opened in Magic Kingdom? The Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen restaurant can be found in Adventureland and for now they only accept same-day reservations! To make a reservation or to view the menu, check out this page: Jungle Navigation Co. Ltd. Skipper Canteen

    It has been a pleasure assisting you! Please feel free to send in any other questions you may have.

    Thanks for sending you questions to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    Happy Planning!

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Meet the Panelist: Yael, Florida

As a native Floridian, I have experienced the Disney Parks as a child, teenager, newlywed and now a mom of three. Whether it is planning your first trip to the Walt Disney World Resort or your 100th trip, I would love to share my wonderful memories and planning tips with you! Learn More About Yael

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