Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest; Animal Kingdom
  • On Dec 13, 2012
    Sara from MN 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 making our first trip to DW the beginning of January for our daughters 6th bday! Any tips or suggestions? Do they do anything special for bdays? Thinking about scheduling an appt at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique!

    Hi Sara!

    Thank you for sending in your question to the Walt Disney World Moms Panel.

    You should definitely order a free planing DVD.  You can find the link on the main Walt Disney World website.  I also suggest picking up a good tour to give you general guidance in planning your trip.  Since you are a first time visitor, I recommend picking up the book "The Complete Walt Disney World" by Julie and Mike Neal or "PassPorter Walt Disney World" by Jennifer and Dave Marx.  Both are great books for first time visitors, because they are full of information and tips but are not overwhelming.  You would get a good feel for everything there is to do at Walt Disney World from either book.  "The Complete Walt Disney World" is also a very beautiful book, full of color photographs.

    Be sure to make Advance Dining Reservations as soon as possible.  They are critical for any Table Service (full service) restaurants you want to dine in.  ADRs can be made online or by calling (407) WDW-DINE.

    The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique is extremely popular, especially its location in the Magic Kingdom.  Be sure to make a reservation as soon as possible.

    Our responses are limited in length, but I hope this helps!  Please write back with more questions!
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Meet the Panelist: Bernie, Maryland

I am an engineer with NASA with prior Air Force service. My wife and I have two boys, ages 13 and 8. At home, I'm known as the "Disney Guy" and I've enjoyed helping guests plan their Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland vacations. Learn More About Bernie

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