Family checking in at Art of Animation
  • On Sep 27, 2017
    Natali from SC Asked

    We should arrive at Disney around 8am on Thursday morning but I know check in for the hotels aren't until 3pm. Should we go on to the park or can we check in at 8am and just leave our bags until the room is ready?

    Hello Natali!
    Wow, it is so awesome that your Walt Disney World vacation is starting so soon! You can arrive at your Walt Disney World Resort early in the morning on the day you are scheduled to check in. I would recommend that you check in when you get there even though your room would not be ready yet (you can sign up to get a text or an email when your room is ready). You can leave your bags at bell services at your Walt Disney World Resort and then pick them up after your day in a theme park or you can have bell services deliver them to your room when you get back to the Resort (you will have to request this service once you have your room number and are in your room). I always try to check in as early as I can and I usually leave my bags with bell services so that I can head right to a Walt Disney World theme park. I hope that your upcoming Walt Disney World vacation is truly magical in every way!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
    Marc
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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