Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On Feb 20, 2015
    Kelly from PA 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 have an 8:05am reservation at CP in MK in July. I checked and the park opens at 9am. We will be staying at POR will bus transportation be available that early or is there another way for us to get there around 7:30am?

    Kelly, you have secured a great breakfast reservation! A before-park-opening breakfast at The Crystal Palace is a must-do for my family each trip. Who can resist Pooh’s Puffed French Toast and Breakfast Lasagna? Yum! Since you will be in the park before the crowds arrive, you can get fantastic family photos taken by the PhotoPass photographers on a pretty empty Main Street, U.S.A. We always get a picture in front of Cinderella Castle and use that for our holiday cards. Everyone always wants to know why it looks like we have the whole park to ourselves. It is our magical little secret!

    While Magic Kingdom Park is not scheduled at this time to open until 9:00 a.m. on the day you plan to visit, you will be able to utilize Disney Transportation buses to make your breakfast reservation. The buses to the theme parks do not regularly begin operating until an hour before park opening, but there are special early breakfast reservation buses that will begin picking up Guests at all Disney Resorts as early as 6:30 a.m. - 6:45 a.m. I usually get everyone out to the bus stop by 7:00 - 7:15 a.m. for an early breakfast such as yours.

    Please check the current park schedule in the weeks leading up to your vacation as well as when you arrive, as sometimes I do see Magic Kingdom Park opening pushed up an hour. You would then need to decide if you want to spend that first hour of the morning riding rides or eating breakfast. 7 Dwarfs Mine Train with little wait or Pooh’s Puffed French Toast … that is a tough call!

    I hope you enjoy your breakfast with Winnie the Pooh and Tigger, too! Please let me know if you have any further questions.

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Meet the Panelist: Brandy, South Carolina

Hi, I'm Brandy, a speech pathologist and busy driver of daughters to marching band and dance events. My Annual Pass is used often to check out new Disney must-dos and resort changes. I enjoy giving advice about itinerary and FastPass+ planning, Epcot's fantastic festivals, Memory Maker, and transportation at the Resort. The time I spend at Walt Disney World Resort is distinctive because it is the one place I can forget other responsibilities and focus on having the time of my life with my family!

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