Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Dec 1, 2011
    Sarah from FL 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 read that if you book a room-only ressie that the balance isn't due until a night before. I'm worried about securing our dates for the resort we want. Can we reserve a room only and then add on tickets and dining plan later when the money becomes avail?

    Hi Sarah!

    A true 'room only' reservation (through Central Reservations--CRO) requires a deposit of one night's stay (+ tax) within 14 days of booking.  The balance is then due upon check-in.  If you are less than 30 days from check-in, the deposit of one night's stay (+ tax) is due upon booking. 

    A package, (even the basic package) available from Walt Disney Travel Company (WDTC) requires a $200 deposit within 14 days of booking, and the balance must be paid 45 days prior to arrival

    If you are changing your true "room only" reservation to a package, then the old reservation will have to be canceled and re-booked as a package.  Also, keep in mind that changing the reservation can result in extra fees (closer than 45 days until arrival for WDTC and less than 6 for CRO).

    Have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Amanda, Texas

I am a former Kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home Mom to my 2 boys and daughter.  I've been married to my High School sweetheart since 2000, and we consider ourselves experienced Walt Disney World travelers with little ones. Learn More About Amanda

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