Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On Oct 7, 2010
    Michael from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I am working on getting my tip money together and want to make sure I havent left anyone out. I have Table Service wait staff, bell service, mousekeeping, and mears. Are there any recommendations for anyone I might have left out. Thanks

    Hi Michael,

    It sounds like you've got it pretty well covered. Only 3 other things that came to mind:
    1) If you end up taking a taxi cab to expedite transportation from Resort to Resort (for some dinners), you'll need a tip for the driver (as well as cab fare). The Disney buses do not go from Resort to Resort and it can take quite some time to get back when having to go to a Park or Downtown Disney for a transfer first (therefore you may opt for a cab).

    2) In regards to Bell Services: On our last day, we always have the bellman come get our bags, then we meet him at the airline scale at the bell stand. We tend to get a lot of things on our vacation, and need to have our suitcases weighed so we don't go over the 50 pound limit. Then, we store carryons until our flight while we go enjoy the Parks. We end up tipping the bellman who comes to get our bags, the Magical Express person at the bell stand who weighs our bags and checks them onto the airline, as well as the other person who stores our carryons (you deal with 2 separate stands for this). Just be sure to plan on a little extra for Bell Services.

    3) Room Service? Not sure if you plan on breakfast in bed one of the days, but I figured I'd include it just in case.

    Hope this helps and have a wonderful vacation,


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Meet the Panelist: Kaylene, Massachusetts

I'm a blessed Mom of five fabulous kids, a Disney Vacation Club member, and an Annual Passholder. I've stayed in every Disney Resort on property, and I've traveled to Walt Disney World Resort with infants, toddlers, tweens, teens, grandparents, and on countless multi-generational family vacations! Learn More About Kaylene

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