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  • On Apr 1, 2012
    Mark from CT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hello! I was wondering if somone knows whenWalt Disney World will start accepting reservations for 2013???

    Hi there, Mark!

    You can book dates in 2013 right now, provided that your travel dates are less than 500 days out.

    However, there are some "rules" to follow when booking this far ahead:

    Reservations this far out can only be booked in person: either by calling Disney directly at (407) W-DISNEY, or through an authorized Disney travel planner

    If your travel falls outside of the dates available on the Disney World website, you can only book Resort rooms. You'll be able to add Magic Your Way tickets, the Disney Dining Plan, etc. at a later date.

    Your quote will come in 2012 prices. They are not "locked in" rates. Prices for the following year are announced generally in August, when the Web site officially opens for online booking.

    You will have to pay a deposit - in 2012 dollars - to hold your reservation. This deposit will increase when 2013 rates become available.

    When final prices are released, you can then begin the process of adding tickets, dining, looking for discounts, etc.

    Happy planning!

    See you later, celebrator,
    -Deborah B.
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Meet the Panelist: Deborah, Florida

As a Florida native, my life has always included Walt Disney World. Now I share that magic with my husband and my sons, ages seven and eight. In between trips to the World, I teach for the Department of English at the University of South Florida. Learn More About Deborah

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