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  • On Mar 12, 2016
    Lacey from IN Asked

    Since hotel check-in is not until 3pm, can you still travel to the park and utilize meals from the Disney Dining Plan the first day of your vacation or say utilize the extra magic hours the morning of the day you check in?

    Hi Lacey,

    One thing I love about Disney is that I can start using my tickets and package as soon as I arrive. 

    If you are on a package, you will need to head to your Walt Disney World Resort to activate the package. If you do most of your check-in online starting ten days prior to your arrival, you can have a quick check-in process. Any bags can be stowed at Bell Services and you can head out to the parks to begin your vacation. This will allow you to access your meals as well as attend Extra Magic Hours but you would need to be there super early to take advantage of this benefit.

    Disney will notify you when your room is ready. It may be ready when you arrive as it depends on the day and the resort.

    Wishing you a magical day!
    Beth
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Meet the Panelist: Beth, New York

My name is Beth C. and I love Disney. Since I can remember Disney has been a part of my life including my first movie in the theater – "The Aristocats." Learn More About Beth

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