• On Sep 17, 2018
    Mark from LA 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.

    Can we visit the park prior to check-in time?

    Hi Mark,

    I see that you're planning a trip at one of the most magical times of the year! A visit to the Walt Disney World Resort during the holidays will surely add lots of extra joy to your celebrations!

    With online check-in, it's really easy to take care of everything ahead of time so that you don't even need to stop by the front desk before heading to the theme parks! Of course, if you need to leave your bags with Bell Services or grab your MagicBands at the front desk, you may certainly feel free to stop there for any assistance before you head out, but yes, you are definitely able to visit the theme parks prior to the official check-in time. When you provide your email address or phone number during check-in, you'll simply receive a message or text when your room is ready and can go straight there whenever you'd like. You'll also be able to see your room number and a Resort hotel map on the My Disney Experience app, making it really easy to not have to worry about any "business," but rather focus on the magic and fun of your vacation!

    Thanks so much for visiting us at the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Mark, and please let us know if we can help with anything else as you're planning your trip. I hope that you have a truly magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Missy, Virginia

Hi!  I'm Missy, a homeschool mom originally from Indiana, but recently transplanted to Virginia.  With a husband and five kids, I understand what busy family life is all about and how important it is to get away and create magical moments with your loved ones.  I also believe planning is half the fun, so I'd be honored to help you plan your Walt Disney World Resort vacation! Learn More About Missy

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