• On Jul 19, 2012
    Jessica from IN 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.

    Our youngest will turn 3 just a few days after we return home from WDW. He's big; at meals, park entrances, etc. do I need to worry about him "being carded"? I don't want to feel like we're "cheating", but do I need to explain his age

    Hi Jessica.

    No one should ask his age. Our son was small when he was younger but by the time he reached the upper end of the 3-9 child age limit for tickets and meal at Walt Disney World, he looked much older due to being very tall.

    Cast Members should not question your child's age at any of the instances that you mentioned. I have heard of parents caring a copy of the birth certificate just in case they were given an inappropriate remark. This would not be the norm at Walt Disney World, however.

    Enjoy your vacation. Our son first visited WDW just after turning 2 but his trip just before the age of 3 was one of our favorites! He really took in all the magic. I hope your trip is equally memorable.
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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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