• On Jul 20, 2017
    Marites from CA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We will be staying in Disney All Star Movie resort. If we are arriving to Orlando international airport at about 7:30am how does the Disney transportation works if the check-in to the hotel will be at 3pm?

    Hi Marites, and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    I definitely like to start my Walt Disney World Resort vacations just like you...as early as possible! In my house, no matter how early we get up to head to the airport, there is nothing but excitement and adrenaline running when our departure day arrives.

    Fortunately Marites, no matter how early your flight touches down at the Orlando International Airport, Disney's Magical Express has you covered. The complimentary motorcoach transportation to select Walt Disney World Resort hotels runs continuously 24 hours a day. So no matter what time you arrive, Disney's Magical Express will be there to get you to Walt Disney World in style.

    Marites, while official check-in time at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel is 3 p.m., it is possible that your room might be available early. I suggest you check with the front desk upon arrival to see if a room might be available. Better yet, you may wish to complete Disney Online Check-In. During this process, you will be able to notify Disney of your expected arrival time, and even provide your mobile phone number so you can receive a text message with your room number once your room is ready. Provided you have your MagicBand, which should be mailed to you shortly before your trip, you will then be able to go directly to your room without having to stop at the front desk.

    In the event your hotel room is not available upon your arrival at the Resort, you will be able to leave your carry-on luggage and belongings with Bell Services and enjoy the amenities at your Resort, take a dip in the pool, or even make a trip to the Theme Parks or Disney Springs.

    Wishing you a magical upcoming stay and a terrific Disney vacation!

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