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  • On Jan 25, 2011
    Doreen 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.

    Hi and Thank-you in advance. Planning our first trip to Disney, single mom 3 kids !!!My first ? is... I'd like to hit one of the "other" parks on the day we arrive in Orlando very early, when should/could we check in to the resort?

    Hello there Doreen! You can actually register at your Disney resort hotel at any time. While the official check-in time is not until 3pm, and your room may not be ready until that time, often the room is ready and you are able to head right over. Even if your room is not ready, you are still given your welcome packet and all of the information regarding your stay, including your Key to the World cards. You can store your luggage with Bell Services at the resort and then either enjoy the pool or other resort amenities or head to a park. Also, if you have a cell phone, you can be texted or called when your room is ready. It's actually really cool to just get a text with your room number on it! Then you can just by-pass the check-in area and head straight to your room with your key cards.

    Have a wonderful first trip - I'm sure you'll be making some amazing memories!
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Meet the Panelist: Suzannah, Florida

I'm Suzannah, a former cast member, former travel agent & lifelong Disney fan! Now a mom of 3, I'm ready to help you plan your Walt Disney World Vacation. As a Florida resident I'm always visiting the Parks & Resorts to see new things! Learn More About Suzannah

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