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  • On Sep 25, 2012
    Arletis from Panama 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.

    Staying with the family at AoA, arriving before check-in time (around noon). Can we have lunch at the restaurant while waiting for our room? -If so, am I right to think we have to pay for that meal? (we included the dining plan) Thanks again!!

    Hello Artletis!

    You can most certainly dine at Landscape of Flavors while waiting for your room at Disney's Art of Animation Resort to be ready.  You can also take a dip in the Big Blue Pool or even head into the theme parks.  When you check-in, you'll be given your Key to the World Card, which serves as your room key, park tickets, and dining plan card.  You can begin using your Disney Dining Plan credits and park tickets right away, even if your room is not ready.  The front desk can text you with your room number when it's ready, too!

    Please let us know if you have any other questions.

    Have a most magical day,
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Meet the Panelist: Ashley, New York

I'm a military wife and mom to two little ones who is either on a Walt Disney World vacation or planning our next one!  Learn More About Ashley

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