Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On Apr 23, 2012
    Clayton from NE 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 planning a trip for july or august 2013 for 17-24 people (kids and adults multiple families) and were wondering if it is easier/more affordable to work thru a travel agent or directly through disney world. and is there a better rate for large groups

    Hi, Clayton!  There are special rates for groups that book ten or more rooms at the Walt Disney World resorts, and larger groups may also qualify for discounted tickets, special events or experiences, plus a group services manager that will be assigned to help you coordinate everything.



    You can find more information on planning for a large group by visiting Disney For Groups.



    As for whether or not it's better to go through a travel agent, I think that would be personal preference.  I would have complete faith in Walt Disney World to help me get through everything, but some people like the face to face interaction they get with a travel agent.  There are many awesome agents, some who will even do things like coordinate dining reservations and group activities, but you can do that through Disney as well.  It really comes down to what you will be most comfortable with.



    I hope your upcoming vacation is absolutely magical!

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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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