• On Mar 17, 2017
    Tammy from TX 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.

    I plan on going to the park the day we check in which would mean not technically being in our room yet. I've already made dining reservations on dining plan and made one for the first day. Will it work? Or do I have to stay the night first?

    Hi Tammy,

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question!  I can certainly understand wanting to hit the parks on your day of arrival. Although your room may not be ready when you arrive, you are more than welcome to go ahead and check in to your Disney Resort hotel prior to going to the park. 

    The 2017 Disney Dining Plan is based on the length of your package stay; however, you can start using your dining entitlements on the day of check-in. You do not have to wait until the 2nd day of your vacation.

    I hope this information is helpful to you. If you have any additional questions, please don't hesitate to visit us again. Best wishes for a magical trip, Tammy!

    Bon Appétit,
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Hey, y'all! I'm the mother of four amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for over 20 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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