• On May 26, 2016
    Heather from CT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We only pack carry-on's, will magic express deliver our carry-on's to the hotel so we can go right to the parks, or will we need to go to the hotel and deliver them. Do we go to the parks via the hotel or magic express?

    Hi Heather,

    Thanks for visiting with your question! I love traveling light whenever I can. After you land at Orlando International Airport, you'll make your way to the pick-up area for Disney's Magical Express and hop right on the bus with your carry-on luggage.

    Your motorcoach will bring you to your Disney Resort Hotel. What I like to do when I arrive is go ahead and check-in at the Front Desk, even if my room isn't yet ready, I can confirm my credit card so I have spending privileges on my MagicBand and leave my bags with Bell Services. If my room is ready, even better! It's one less thing to do after a full day of fun in the parks.

    You may begin the check-in process at any time of day, even if you arrive before the official check-in time.

    I hope this helps you plan a magical arrival day, Heather. Wishing you an enchanted vacation!

    Andrea U.

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Meet the Panelist: Andrea, North Carolina

Born and raised in Florida, I have been a fan of Walt Disney World Resort for my entire life. My husband and I love watching our preschool and kindergarten-age sons experience new attractions as they grow with each visit. In my house, we believe you’re never too old or too young to have a fantastic time at the Walt Disney World Resort! Learn More About Andrea

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