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  • Nov 17, 2023
    Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Where do I start?

    Hello Walt Disney World Resort vacation dreamer! You found the best place to start! You came to planDisney!

    When it’s time to begin planning your vacation, you should begin at the Walt Disney World Resort website! When you arrive at the site, enter some preliminary information at the top of the page where it states, “Build Your Vacation.” You’ll enter your preferred travel dates, the size of your travel party (adults and children), and if you have a preferred category of resort hotel.

    So, let’s start there! The Walt Disney World Resort has resort hotels for every budget! The resort hotels are considered value, moderate, and deluxe. A few that I like to recommend are Disney’s Art of Animation Resort (value), Disney’s Pop Century Resort (value), Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort – Gran Destino Tower (moderate), Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort (moderate), Disney’s Riviera Resort (deluxe), Disney’s Yacht Club Resort (deluxe), and Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa (deluxe). To help narrow down your choice, you can find every resort hotel listed on the Walt Disney World Resort website under the “Places to Stay” tab.

    Once you start pricing out your resort, you should notice an option for “room only” or “package.” If you want to add theme park tickets to your room, you should select “package.” 

    Another PRO TIP that I want to share is to check out the money-saving deals that are available! You can find those deals on the Walt Disney World Resort website by hovering your mouse over the “Places to Stay” tab. When the dropdown menu appears, click “View Special Offers.” Some Guests will plan their visits to coincide with a special offer so they can save money! And, Uncle Scrooge McDuck loves the sound of saving money!

    Of course, my friend, if you still need some additional guidance, you can always call the Walt Disney World Resort at (407)-939-5277! A friendly Cast Member can assist you with booking your room, theme park tickets, and so much more!

    Happy Planning!


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Meet the Panelist: Jonathan, Pennsylvania

Hi, everyone!  My name is Jonathan.  I am a Disney-adoring husband, dad of three sons, and elementary school principal from Pennsylvania.  If you're visiting planDisney with questions about the Most Magical Place on Earth, then Hakuna Matata because you've come to the right group of people!  I'm happy to use my past Disney-travel experiences and knowledge to help you enjoy every moment of your vacation to the Walt Disney World Resort! Learn More About Jonathan

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