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  • On Oct 16, 2011
    Angie from KY Asked

    Im the only one in my family who has been to WDW and I cant wait to show everyone the magic! We are planning to arrive the night before our scheduled stay at our resort. My question is, I know there is a check-in time, but how early can we get our tickets?

    Hi, Angie! You can check-in at your Walt Disney World Resort hotel anytime on your arrival date (we've checked in as early as 7:00 A.M. before).  Even if it is before the check-in time, you will go there to get your Key to the World card. It serves as your room key, park tickets, and dining card, if applicable. You will need it to get into the park and to use your Disney Dining Plan, if applicable.  Your room will probably not be ready if you check-in before the set time, but you can leave your bags with luggage services, and go enjoy the parks! Disney has a wonderful service that will call or text you to let you know when your room is ready. Then, with your Key to the World card in hand, you can begin your day of fun in the parks.  Happy planning and have a magical vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Krista, Tennessee

My husband and I have a 16 year-old daughter and an 14 year-old son and over a decade's worth of Disney traditions and memories. We try new experiences each trip, so we have experienced many "extras" in and out of the parks. Learn More About Krista

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