• On Jul 10, 2019
    Gwen from IL 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.

    Hello! I have reservations all set, but it looks like I may need to add a single day to the beginning of my plans to take advantage of better airfare prices. Can I start using my meal plan a day early, or will I have to wait a day?

    Hi Gwen! It's great to have you at the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I have exciting news to share about your Dining Plan and your stay at the Walt Disney World Resort, Gwen! Because the Dining Plans are tied to your stay, you will be allowed to purchase an extra day for your Dining Plan as soon as you book an extra night at a Disney Hotel. So, as soon as you've checked in, you will be allowed to use the Dining Plan and start enjoying some special meals!

    Now that you will have an extra night at this fantastic destination, you can plan many exciting adventures! You can choose to go to Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, as it will happen on September 27, for example. How does that sound?

    Once you secure your ticket for this spooky night at Magic Kingdom Park, you may also want to start thinking about your costume, as Guests are encouraged to wear them under certain guidelines. One of my favorite things to do at the party is to spot fun costumes amidst the crowds!

    I hope these tips help you adjust your trip to make it even more memorable, Gwen! If you ever want more tips to make it better, please, come back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! We will be waiting for you!

    May the magic be with you, 

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Meet the Panelist: Julie, California

Hi! I am Julie, a Brazilian brand strategist, and amateur cook. I grew up in Brazil, but I currently live in California. I dreamed of visiting the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World Resort since I was a little girl and now I love to help others enjoy the magic as much as I do. Being an all-things-Disney nerd and Disney Vacation Club member, I'm here to help you find the perfect hotels, park events, and seasonal festivals to make your trip a memory to cherish forever! Learn More About Julie

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