• On Jan 26, 2020
    Amanda from VA 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.

    Do the resorts still sell the Mickey head hard plastic straws in multiple colors or did they stop selling them due to sustainability efforts? We wanted to buy 2 new ones when we are at POR in May as we aren’t a fan of the taste of paper straws. Thank you!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Amanda! I'm so glad you dropped by!

    As the Walt Disney Company continues to examine their Environmental Impact, this question is so pertinent! I know exactly the adorable Mickey-shaped plastic straws that you are referring to, as I have purchased them in the past as well. My sweet fellow panelist, Wilma, just spoke with a Cast Member at Disney's Pop Century Resort this morning who let her know that these plastic options are NOT readily available at all resorts. By the time you arrive at Disney's Port Orleans Resort- Riverside, it's possible you won't see any. 

    Don't despair too much though Amanda, you never know what the Walt Disney World Resort has up its sleeve when it comes to the straw game. While I can't guarantee it, it's possible by the time your May vacation rolls around, we have new selections in the resorts and parks. In the meantime, my husband found this adorable Mickey Mouse Reusable Straw Set on Shop Disney. Complete with a straw cleaner, this might be a great option for your traveling party!  If these aren't quite what you're looking for, I know there are many other options available online.

    Amanda, thanks so much for bringing this question to us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I wish you a vacation that's a cool & refreshing as iced drink with the perfect straw.

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Meet the Panelist: Lauren, Pennsylvania

Greetings from central Pennsylvania! Hi, I’m Lauren and I can’t wait to answer all of your Walt Disney World Resort and Disney Vacation Club questions. My husband and I became Disney Vacation Club Members because we love visiting the Disney Parks and with hectic day-to-day schedules, wanted to prioritize time away for our family. The options at the Walt Disney World Resort make each trip unique and I am excited to help other families build vacations with those unforgettable moments.

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