• On Mar 17, 2018
    Kimberly 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.

    What time can we check in at the campsites in order to get the Magic Bands? We'd like to go to the park even if our camp site is not yet ready.

    Howdy Kimberly!

    It sounds like you are just like me, I can't wait to get the magic started as soon as possible on a Walt Disney World vacation.   I usually always arrive earlier than the normal check-in time and have had no problem getting the adventure started as soon as I arrive.

    You are welcome to arrive at The Campsites at Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort as early as you wish.  You will need to check-in at the front desk and get your MagicBands.  Once you have these, you can park your vehicle and use Disney's complimentary transportation to explore a Theme Park, Disney Water Park, or Disney Springs.   You will need to have your id available as you enter Fort Wilderness.  The Cast Member at the entrance will verify you have a reservation and you will be directed as to where to check in. 

    Kimberly, I encourage you to take advantage of Online Check-In which is available through your My Disney Experience account.  During Online Check-In you can indicate what time you will be arriving and maybe just maybe your campsite may be available early.   

    I hope this has helped.  If you have any other questions pleas let me know.  I love to lend a helping hand to fellow Guests.

    Dream as Dreamers Do,

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