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  • On Apr 29, 2023
    Kayla from OH Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I recently found out that only certain types of strollers are allowed in the parks. We have a bugaboo buffalo stroller and we brought it with us when we visited in 2018, I was just wondering if it's allowed.


    Thanks for asking your question to planDisney!

    I was just looking up the model of stroller that you mention in your question, the Bugaboo Buffalo classic collection, on their website, and it certainly should be fine for use in the parks. The real problem is when people start to bring in wagons, which typically can run afoul of the park rules. The main rules listed for prohibited strollers are as follows.

    Strollers that are greater than 31" (79 cm) in width and 52" (132 cm) in length. Stroller wagons are also prohibited.

    From what I can tell, your stroller fits well within those parameters. But I am sure you can grab a tape measure to confirm the dimensions!

    Despite what you may think, your stroller is not unique. There will be others just like yours and finding yours in the corral of strollers after riding an attraction can be like a game of Where's Waldo. Bring a nice bundle of colorful ribbons to tie to the handle, or some other icon that helps you find yours quickly. We made a laminated sign (so that it could survive an afternoon rain shower), with our name on it.

    When you get back to your room in the evening, store your stroller on the porch of your room, so it does not get underfoot. But make sure you didn't leave any snacks in the pockets that might attract unwanted critters.

    On some transportation options, like the monorail, you can keep your child in the stroller, which is great. But on bus rides you may have to get them into seats and collapse the stroller so that there is room for other passengers. Be ready for that when you are heading home late at night.

    A lot of parents don't know about the availability of the Baby Care Centers in each of the theme parks. These complimentary venues have changing tables, rooms for nursing and pumping, and a lounge area with couches and a TV tuned to Disney Junior. It can be the best place for a toddler to reset for the day.

    Please feel free to write me back directly if you have any follow-up questions.

    Have a Magical Vacation!


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