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  • On Jul 26, 2012
    Bill from NY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My wife and I are going to Disney with my elderly parents in December. What resort is the most convenient to see all off Disney durning the holidays? Should we rent wheel chairs or motor scootters? Is renting a car a better option? Thank you!

    I prefer the convenience of renting a car, especially if you plan to tour resorts to view the holiday decor.    Because Disney's massive transportation system does not run from resort to resort (but rather resort to parks and back), for guests relying on Disney transportation, it can be time consuming to tour resorts.  On the other hand, if you plan to tour only the theme parks, you may be better off skipping the rental car because finding one that can accommodate two scooters might be a challenge.  Renting motor scooters for your parents is advisable for touring the parks; all that mileage can wear even a sprite young person out!  As for where to call "home," staying in one of Disney's monorail resorts will provide you with the most convenient means of travel to Magic Kingdom, as well as two other resorts.  Grand Floridian is the most popular holiday choice, but also the most expensive.  Disney's Contemporary would offer the convenience of the monorail at a lower per night rate.  Have a great holiday trip, Bill!
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Meet the Panelist: Darcie, Alabama

Given your inclination to plan a magical trip, I can already tell we have a lot in common. I'm Darcie, and my friends would be the first to tell you that Disney trip planning (especially dining!) is my love language. Of course, the vacations my family enjoys today look much different than they did when our kids were little, but while some of our favorite activities have evolved, Disney destinations still top our travel wish lists. Let's work together to plan a downright dreamy vacation for your family! Learn More About Darcie

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