Tomorrowland; Magic Kingdom
  • On Jul 8, 2024
    Kenya from DF Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do I need reservations to the parks?

    Hello Kenya,

    Thank you for visiting planDisney with your question! It's fantastic to hear that you're planning a visit to Walt Disney World Resort. I'm sure you and your family are eagerly anticipating all the magic and fun that awaits.

    Whether or not you need to make reservations to enter the theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort depends on the type of ticket you purchase. Theme park reservations are no longer required for date-based tickets. A date-based ticket requires you to choose a start date when you purchase. This means that if you have a date-based 1-day ticket, date-based multi-day ticket, vacation package with date-based tickets, a 4-Park Magic Ticket, or a 3-Day, 3-Park Ticket, you will not need a theme park reservation.

    However, for other admission types, theme park reservations may still be required. The following ticket types will need to make a theme park reservation: student group tickets, sport and convention tickets, a Florida Resident Discover Disney Ticket, a Disney Military Salute Ticket, an Annual Pass, or any other ticket types not mentioned above.

    Here’s a friendly tip: Use the My Disney Experience app or the Walt Disney World website to check the specifics of your ticket type and manage your plans, including dining reservations and mobile food orders. Being organized in advance will help ensure a smoother and more enjoyable experience for your family.

    Thank you again for reaching out, Kenya. Have a magical time at Walt Disney World Resort, and if you have any more questions as your trip approaches, feel free to ask!

    Best Wishes,

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Meet the Panelist: Yael, Florida

As a native Floridian, I've experienced the Disney Parks in every stage of life: as a child, a teenager, a newlywed, and now as a mom of three. My journey through the magic of Walt Disney World Resort has been filled with unforgettable moments and invaluable insights. Whether you're planning your first or your 100th visit, I'm eager to share my cherished memories and tried-and-true planning tips with you. Let's make your Disney experience as magical as mine have been! Learn More About Yael

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