Check in at Disney's Animal Kingdom Resort
  • On Jan 16, 2022
    April from LA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We have reservations for the Animal Kingdom Jambo House Villas with a party of 5. One of them is not able to make it. We have reservations for Feb. 26-March 2. is there a way to update the reservations AND keep the villa room?

    Jambo, April! Welcome to planDisney, my fellow Louisianian! I'm so happy that you've stopped by with your vacation planning question!

    In just a few weeks, you'll be arriving to Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas - Jambo House, ready to begin your wild adventure at Walt Disney World Resort! I know that you must be ROARING with excitement! I just returned home from another amazing stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas, and this is definitely one of my favorite Disney Vacation Club Resorts. From the moment you arrive, you are transported to an African village on the savanna, and there is nothing more amazing than watching the animals roam as you sip coffee or wine on your balcony. The dining options are some of my very favorites in all of Walt Disney World Resort, and with the endless list of recreation offerings and Resort activities, you can have the most memorable vacation without ever even leaving your Resort! 

    April, I am sorry that hear that someone in your party will not be able to make the trip, but rest assured that there is a very easy fix to change the Guests listed on your reservation without having to give up your Villa. If the reservation is booked under your Disney Vacation Club Membership, just log in to your account on the Disney Vacation Club website and go to "My Dashboard." Then, click the "View or Modify Details" button under the reservation, and here, you can simply modify the Guest Information without altering your reservation. If you did not book the Villa through Disney Vacation Club and booked through Walt Disney World Resort, just give an oh-so-helpful Cast Member at Disney Resort Hotel Reservations a call to modify your Guest information. Hakuna Matata! It means "no worries!"

    While you're living it up on your wild adventure at Jambo House, I must suggest trying the Zebra Domes! These striped sweet treats are what dreams are made of, and you can mobile order a to-go pack at The Mara and save the leftovers (if there are any!) in your Villa's fridge. YUM!

    April, you should be all set, and I'm wishing you the most magical time at The Most Magical Place on Earth! Please stop by any time with any of your vacation planning questions.

    I hope to see ya real soon,
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I'm Mandy - Louisiana girl, wife, Mommy and lover of all things Disney. Walt Disney World Resort is my family's happy place, and our vacations are equal parts rope-drop thrilling and poolside chilling. For us, the best things in life aren't things at all, and we believe in investing in experiences and making magical memories together. Our Disney Vacation Club Membership has been our investment into a lifetime of unforgettable family fun. It's our key to the magic, and I can't wait to help you unlock yours! Learn More About Mandy

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