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  • On Sep 10, 2022
    Heather from FL Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We’re passholders & we were wondering if we can visit the Disney resort hotels even if we’re not staying there. Thanks!

    Hey there, Heather! Welcome back to planDisney! I'm so happy that you've stopped by with another great question. I love being able to chat Disney with a fellow Annual Passholder!

    I absolutely love Resort hopping! Exploring the different Disney Resorts Collection Hotels to take in the theming and storytelling, enjoying the fabulous dining experiences and shopping until I drop are some of what I love most about my Walt Disney World Resort vacations. The magic does not stop at the theme parks, and I'm thrilled to hear that you plan on enjoying the magic of the Resorts at The Most Magical Place on Earth.

    I think you will be happy to hear that you can absolutely visit the Disney Resort Hotels for dining, shopping and exploring, even if you are not a Resort Guest. Now, unless you have a dining reservation at the Resort, you won't be able to park in the Resort's parking lot, so if you don't have a reservation, just be sure to utilize the complimentary Disney transportation or a rideshare service to get to and from the Resort. Happy exploring, Heather!

    Be sure to check out the latest and greatest Walt Disney World Annual Passholder discounts on dining and merchandise so that you can take full advantage of your Passholder perks while enjoying the Resorts! I always suggest just getting in the habit of asking the Cast Members, "Do you have a Passholder discount?" That way, you'll never miss an opportunity to save. Just be sure to always have your Annual Pass and a photo ID with you. That's your key to the magic, and I can't wait to see what you unlock!

    I hope this was helpful, Heather, and I hope you have the most magical and memorable time exploring and enjoying the Resorts. Please feel free to stop by any time with any questions you may have along the way. You've got a friend in planDisney!

    See ya real soon,


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Meet the Panelist: Mandy, Louisiana

I'm Mandy - Louisiana girl, wife, Mommy and lover of all things Disney. Walt Disney World Resort is my family's happy place, and our vacations are equal parts rope-drop thrilling and poolside chilling. For us, the best things in life aren't things at all, and we believe in investing in experiences and making magical memories together. Our Disney Vacation Club Membership has been our investment into a lifetime of unforgettable family fun. It's our key to the magic, and I can't wait to help you unlock yours! Learn More About Mandy

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