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  • On May 27, 2014
    Donna from CT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I am taking my 3 grandchildren to the WDW in Orlando in August. This is a 2 part question: 1: would like to surprise them and not tell them til I am at the airport - any suggestions on how to surprise?

    Hi Donna! How exciting...a SURPRISE trip to Walt Disney World Resort the most magical place in the world for your grandchildren. I say keep your darlings in the dark until you arrive at Orlando International Airport and head to the Disney Magical Express.

    When your grandchildren see the lighted up Mickeys they will be blown away...and the ride aboard the Magical Express will continue to build the anticipation and excitement until you arrive at your resort. That's when you'll be crowned "Fairy Grandmother."

    To pull this off you'll need to decide if you plan to have your bags delivered to your resort room or pick them up yourself from baggage claim. To take advantage of the convenience of having them magically delivered to your room, you'll need to enlist the help of airline counter staff when you check-in. Have your Magical Express luggage tags filled out and ask the agent to help you discretely attach them to your luggage so your grandchildren don't see the Disney character tags.

    You must attach your Magical Express luggage tags to each item you will be checking at the airport when you depart. Keep in mind luggage delivered to your room can take some time after you check-in, so be sure to have your essential items like a quick change of clothes etc. in your carry-on luggage.

    So where will you tell them they are going? Keep it vague. I'm sure you can come up with something, I would tell them you plan to have lots of fun in the sun visiting the beach!

    I'm so excited for the cherished Disney vacation you're going to share with your grandchildren, it's going to be MAGICAL!

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Meet the Panelist: Juliette, Georgia

I'm a high-spirited Mom of 4. You say "vacation" and I'll tell you why for our family of 6, there's no better way than the Disney way! Since becoming Disney Vacation Club members, our dreams of travel quickly turn into magical memories again and again...I'm a real world example of the endless vacation possibilities available with the magic of Disney Parks and Disney Vacation Club. Learn More About Juliette

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