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  • On Feb 9, 2014
    Stacy from IL Asked

    We leave for our Disney trip in two weeks. My 8 yr. old has injured her ankle making it difficult to walk long periods of time. We are trying to decide if we should rent a wheelchair or a stroller? She's about 65 lbs.

    Hi Stacy,

    I'm sorry to hear that your daughter has injured her ankle and I hope that she heals quickly. While the Disney strollers are sturdy and solid, they are not particularly comfortable. They are hard plastic. Additionally, I believe an 8 year old would be a bit too big for the strollers and she would feel cramped. I recommend that you rent your daughter a wheelchair. There are the little foot pedals that she can rest her foot on while you push her around, although she may be a bit too small to reach those.

    Multi-Day wheelchair rentals are $10 per day and multi-day stroller rentals are $13 per day, so you'll end up saving a bit with the wheelchair too.

    I hope this helps and that you have a wonderful vacation,

    Kaylene
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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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