Mom And Son On Run
  • On Jun 17, 2008
    Terry from KS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I understand, when shopping, you can have your packages either delivered to the package pick-up at the park or the gift shop at your resort. I also read that the package pick-ups close 2 hrs. before the park closes. True? When do the gift shops close?

    I used Package Pick-Up on June 19th in Epcot.

    Stated on my receipt are the following guidelines:
    "Packages will be ready for pick-up 3 hours after time of purchase at the Main Entrance (or International Gateway)"
    and
    "All packages purchased 3 hours prior to Park close will be available at your Resort after noon tomorrow."

    Gift shops are usually open until at least a half hour or longer after park closing.

    Therefore, if you make your purchase at 7 p.m. and the Magic Kingdom closes at 9 p.m., your only option is to have the items delivered to your resort the next day rather than picking up at Package Pick-Up. If you make the purchase at  6 p.m. for a 9 p.m. closing then you should be fine picking up your items at closing time.

    Happy shopping!

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Meet the Panelist: Kimberly, Tennessee

I am a stay-at-home mom with a 12 year old son. I thrive on planning vacations, especially to WDW. Inspiring families to vacation at Disney with a memorable itinerary and budget-saving tips is extremely rewarding for me. Learn More About Kimberly

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