• On Mar 19, 2012
    Victoria from NY 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.

    Taking 11 and 9 yr old for first time 4/1-4/8. We are not staying at a Disney resort but want to make sure kids get to experience everything even with it being a busy week. Is there any way to utilize extended hours at the parks even if r not at Disney?

    Hello Victoria!

    WOO HOO...You are going to have SO much FUN on your upcoming Walt Disney World Vacation! 

    Unfortunately, only guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort are allowed to take advantage of Extra Magic Hours.  You are required to show your Disney Key to the World Card to verify you are a resort guest to ride any of the attractions during morning or evening Extra Magic Hours.

    HOWEVER, I do have a time saving tip for you!  Make sure your family arrives early to each Disney Park.  The crowds are MUCH lower during that time, and you can really take advantage of riding all of your favorite attractions before everyone else shows up to enjoy the day.

    If you have other questions, please let me know! 

    Have a MAGICAL day!


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Meet the Panelist: Wes, Texas

Woo Hoo!  I am so excited to help plan your next Disney vacation! Since I have experienced Disney in all stages of family life (I have FIVE Tigger-ific kids), in all times of the year, and on a tight budget, I have learned to create Disney magic every trip! Learn More About Wes

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