Mom And Kids Animal Kingdom
  • On May 22, 2009
    Ramona from NE Asked

    I see most all the resorts offer babysitting services but I can not find the hours, cost, if it is group daycare or one-on-one and how to reserve a spot/time. We are traveling with our 15yr old,9yr old & an infant &may want daycare for the baby 1 o

    There are two types of child care available at WDW: the child care centers and in-room babysitting.

    The child care centers are all located in deluxe hotels (Polynesian, Grand Floridian, Wilderness Lodge, Animal Kingdom Lodge, Yacht and Beach Club), but guests staying at any of the WDW hotels may use them. The child care centers only take potty-trained children, age four to twelve. They open in the late afternoon and will serve your children dinner (which you select from a limited menu). This is a group situation where are movies, games, and planned activities for the children, as well as an area for rest as the evening gets later. You can get current pricing and make reservations by calling 407-WDW-DINE. Due to the age requirement, your nine-year-old could visit here, but not your other children.

    In-room babysitting is available for all the WDW hotels. Disney contracts with a few companies to provide in-room sitters, including Fairy Godmothers (407-277-3724) and Kid's Nite Out (kidsniteout.com). These sitters will watch smaller children and infants, older kids, and under some circumstances, special needs children. The sitters generally come to your room with books or small toys. You can use their services during the day or they will put the kids to bed and then stay in the room until you return. For more information on pricing or to arrange for an in-room sitter you need to contact one of the companies above directly.
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I have three teenage daughters. We're DVC members obsessed with Disney travel. We've been to Walt Disney World countless times and have visited Disneyland & Disneyland Paris. We've taken several Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise trips. Learn More About Erin

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