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  • On May 31, 2024
    Robert from VA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    If I stay at a Disney Resort hotel on 1/1/25 and 1/2/25, can I use my "Early Entry" to the parks on 1/1/25 and 1/2/25, or does it have to be 1/2/25 and 1/3/25 (the days after the nights of the hotel stays)?

    Hi Robert!

    Staying at a Disney Resorts Collection hotel is a magical experience, and it comes with a plethora of perks that can make your vacation even more fun!

    One of the best benefits is the Early Theme Park Entry, which allows you to enter any of the four Walt Disney World theme parks 30 minutes before the general public. This means more time for fun and less time waiting in lines!

    Now, about your stay: since you'll be enjoying the magic from January 1st to January 3rd, 2025, you'll be delighted to know that you can use your Early Theme Park Entry on January 1st, January 2nd, and even on January 3rd, the day you check out. Disney makes sure you can maximize your park time from the moment you arrive until the moment you leave.

    Here's how it works:

    On January 1st, the day you check in, you can head to the parks bright and early and take advantage of the Early Theme Park Entry.

    On January 2nd, enjoy another early start with fewer crowds.

    And on January 3rd, the day you check out, you still get to use the Early Theme Park Entry for one last magical morning!

    Staying at a Disney Resorts Collection hotel offers more than just early Theme Park access. You’ll enjoy immersive Disney theming, complimentary transportation to the parks, and exceptional Disney service. To make your stay even more seamless, I highly recommend taking advantage of online check-in and Direct-to-Room Service. This way, you can bypass the front desk and head straight to your room when it's ready.

    Also, don’t forget to download the My Disney Experience app! It's your go-to tool for managing park reservations, checking wait times, ordering food, and much more. Plus, it makes the whole experience feel even more magical with everything you need right at your fingertips.

    So, pack your bags and get ready for an amazing adventure filled with extra Theme Park time, incredible benefits, and a whole lot of Disney magic!  

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Meet the Panelist: Heather, New York

Hi there! I'm Heather from Buffalo NY, a planDisney Alumni and proud mom of three. By day, I'm an oncology nurse, but my heart belongs to Walt Disney World. Having navigated the parks with babies, toddlers, tweens, teens, and multigenerational groups, I live to turn dreams into magical vacations. When I'm not exploring the wonders of Walt Disney World, you'll find me sailing the high seas on Disney Cruise Line. Adventure awaits - let's make your Disney dreams come true!  Learn More About Heather

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