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  • On Jun 23, 2014
    Jennifer from TX Asked

    Hi! I am planning a trip to Disney World next May with my family. I was wondering if you could help me figure out when is the best time to start booking our vacation? Thanks! Disney Fan from Texas

    Hello Jennifer!  How exciting it is planning a family Walt Disney World vacation.  For me, planning is half of the fun.  

    I suggest keeping an eye on the Special Offers page of the Walt Disney World website later this summer and into the fall for Spring Promotions.  I like booking when a promotion is being offered because it is typically a good savings!  I usually book my vacations at least 8 months in advance.  Dining reservations open up for booking 180 days in advance from your check in day and the good restaurants fill up fast.  If you know you want to dine at some character meals or other sit down restaurants, I highly suggest you have plan of what park you want to visit which day and where you are going to have your sit down meal.  That way when your 180 day mark rolls around, you can be on the phone (407-WDW-DINE) right at 7 a.m. when the phone lines open to make your dining reservations.  That is really the most time sensitive part about booking a Walt Disney World vacation.  

    May is a wonderful time to visit Walt Disney World, I know you are going to have a great time.  If you have any other questions while you are planning your Walt Disney World vacation, please feel free to reach out to me.  Have a magical day!      
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Meet the Panelist: Jackie, North Carolina

I love all-things-Walt Disney World! No trip is complete without a few carrot cake cookies, Dole Whip Floats, thrill rides with my 7-year-old, Pin Trading and finding Hidden Mickeys with my husband. I may have a small family but we are always ready for some BIG fun on our next Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jackie

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