Big Benefits For Disney On-Site Resort Hotel Guests

Pay a little extra and get a whole lot more!

Stay in the middle of all the magic and take advantage of the myriad benefits and privileges afforded to Walt Disney World Resort hotel guests.

Just look what else is included when you book…..

Complimentary MagicBands

MagicBands are secure all-in-one devices that allow you to effortlessly access the plans and holiday choices that you’ve made through your My Disney Experience. MagicBands are waterproof, wearable wristbands that work in tandem with sensors around Disney property called touch points.

Use your MagicBand to:

  • Access your Disney Resort hotel room.
  • Enter theme and water parks (with valid admission).
  • Check in at FastPass+ entrances.
  • Connect Disney PhotoPass images to your account.
  • Charge food and merchandise purchases to your Disney Resort hotel room (only available during your hotel stay).
  • Unlocking special surprises, personalised just for you, throughout the Walt Disney World Resort!

How to Get a MagicBand

You will automatically receive a MagicBand if you stay at a Disney Resort hotel.

Once your MagicBands have been linked to your My Disney Experience account, they are ready to be used upon your arrival in to your Walt Disney World Resort hotel.

MagicBands cannot be shipped to all countries including the UK.

Customise Your MagicBand

You can personalise your MagicBand, by making it more colourful and stylish than ever. Choose a different colour for each member of your family there are 8 solid colours—pink, green, red, purple, orange, yellow, blue and grey—or why not get matching bands for the whole group!

Disney Resort Hotel Guests can personalise their MagicBand order by taking the following steps—at least 11 days before their arrival at Walt Disney World Resort:

Create or sign into your Disney account.

Link your reservation to your Disney account. Your pass will have been linked automatically when you made your Walt Disney World Resort hotel reservation.


Extra Magic Hours

Only guests staying at a Disney Resort hotel, Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel or the Shades of Green® Resort can enjoy extra time in the parks before they open and after they close!

family enjoying the magic kingdom disney theme park

Extra Magic Hours means one thing –  more time in the parks!

Extra Magic Hours offer a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy additional time in Walt Disney World parks – above and beyond the standard operating schedule – at no extra charge. Each day, select attractions at one of the 4 Disney World theme parks are open one hour early or remain open 2 hours after the regular closing time. Additionally, Disney Water Parks offer Extra Magic Hours during select times of year.

Extra Magic Hours help you beat the crowds and long lines, board some of the most popular attractions more quickly and experience more time in the Disney parks.

How It Works:

To take advantage of extended park hours, simply visit the designated park at the designated time. Upon check-in at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, Guests will receive a schedule detailing when each park offers Extra Magic Hours, so you can be sure to plan your stay accordingly. Valid MagicBands or theme park ticket are required for entry to the designated park.


Early access to Disney FastPass+ Planning

Disney FastPass+ is a unique service that lets you reserve access to select rides, attractions, entertainment and more. And as a Disney Resort Hotel guest you can start making selections as early as 60 days before you arrive – a full 30 days before regular park guests! And guess what? There is no extra charge. Before you start, make sure you link your hotel reservation to your account and add all people in your party to your Family & Friends list so you can plan together.

It’s Quick and Easy – Start Making Your Selections up to 60 days Before you Arrive!

Disney FastPass+ gives you the freedom to choose from over 60 of your favourite Walt Disney World experiences – with the flexibility to change your plans at any time – even when you’re on the go! You can secure up to 3 FastPass+ selections per person per day in advance either online or using the mobile app, or for the same day at an in-park FastPass+ kiosk. Once you have used your initial three choices, head to a FastPass kiosk where you’ll be able to make another selection.

Something for Everyone

For one park per day of your stay, you can secure up to 3 FastPass+ selections for popular attractions like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and Mission: SPACE and entertainment choices such as Fantasmic! and Frozen Ever After! There are even FastPass+ picks for Character Greetings where you’ll meet the likes of Mickey & Minnie Mouse, your favourite princesses like Belle and Cinderella, and special viewing areas for parades and fireworks.

Be quick

We recommend you make your FastPass+ selections early to have a greater variety of options to choose from.

With FastPass+ it’s easier than ever to fit all of that must-do fun into your theme park visits. Are you ready for the magic?


Disney Dining Plans

Looking for a great value way to budget meals without compromising on quality, flexibility or choice? Look no further than the Disney Dining Plans, exclusively available to Disney Resort Hotel guests. With up to 100 different venues across the entire Walt Disney World Resort, there’s no need to stick to your Disney Resort Hotel – dine in all six Parks, Disney’s BoardWalk, other Disney Resort Hotels and Disney Springs.

Free Disney Dining

Choose your Disney Dining Plan:

Disney Quick Service Dining Plan

Over 50 locations – Per person per night stay includes:

  • 2 Self Service meals
  • 2 selected Snacks
  • 1 Refillable Resort Mug per stay (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at your Disney Resort Hotel)

Disney Dining Plan

Up to 100 locations – Per person per night stay includes:

  • 1 Self Service meal
  • 1 Waiter Service meal
  • 2 selected Snacks
  • 1 Refillable Resort Mug per stay (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at your Disney Resort Hotel)

Disney Dining Plan Plus

Up to 100 locations – Per person per night stay includes:

  • 2 Self Service meal or 2 Waiter Service meal
  • 2 selected Snacks
  • 1 Refillable Resort Mug per stay (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at your Disney Resort Hotel)

Disney Deluxe Dining Plan

Up to 100 locations – Per person per night stay includes:

  • 3 Self Service or Waiter Service meals
  • 2 selected Snacks
  • 1 Refillable Resort Mug per stay (unlimited refills of fountain soda, coffee and tea at your Disney Resort Hotel)

How it works

  1. Your meal entitlements are loaded onto your MagicBand
  2. Touch your MagicBand to the magic point when purchasing snacks or meals
  3. Your server will give you a receipt showing your updated meal balance
  4. Want to eat light one day and splurge the next? No problem – you can redeem multiple meals or snacks as you like until your total number of meal and snack entitlements has been used up
Free Disney Dining

Incredible choice

Choose from up to 100 dining venues across the whole Walt Disney World Resort; from fine dining to meals with Mickey, there’s something for everyone! Lots of dietary requirements are catered for, and you’re not restricted to your Disney Resort Hotel – dine in other Resort Hotels, all six Parks, Disney’s BoardWalk and Disney Springs. Tasty!

A Disney Dining Plan must be selected for all members of the party travelling aged 3 and over (at time of visit). Children aged 3–9 (at time of visit) must order from children’s menu where available. Waiter service gratuities not included; an optional 18% tip will be added to your bill.

What kind of meals are included?

Self-Service

Self Service restaurants offer a wide variety of food for breakfast, lunch or dinner, from soups, sandwiches and salads to pastas, fish, chicken and more. At Self Service locations, guests order at a counter or register—a Self Service meal entitlement includes one main and one non-alcoholic drink.

Waiter Service

At Waiter Service restaurants, guests are escorted to their table and waited on personally. There are a wide variety of Waiter Service restaurants, from casual family venues, to Character Dining* and Dinner Shows, to the unparalleled cuisine at the more upscale Signature Restaurants. Waiter Service meal entitlements include one main, one dessert (lunch and dinner only), and one non-alcoholic drink. Advanced reservations are strongly recommended, and gratuities are not included.

Fairytale Dining at Cinderella’s Royal Table, as well as Dinner Shows and Signature Dining restaurants require two Waiter Service meal entitlements per person dining.

Snacks

Snacks are available at Self Service restaurants, most outdoor food carts and selected merchandise locations. Snacks include a number of choices, from healthy choices to frozen treats and desserts—the range of options includes soft drinks, water bottles, fresh fruit, ice cream, pastries, fresh popcorn and much more.

Make dining reservations up to 180 days before you arrive, at mydisneyexperience.co.uk

Speciality Drinks

You’ll enjoy new drinks options with your meals, including speciality non-alcoholic choices, and beer, wine and cocktails for those 21 and over.


Disney’s Magical Express

Begin your stay with complimentary coach transportation to and from Orlando International Airport and select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, with complimentary luggage delivery.

All aboard

Step on board the shared shuttle service at Orlando International Airport and we’ll transport you and your baggage to your Disney Resort hotel.

With this special benefit of staying at select Disney Resort hotels, you’ll get from the airport to your hotel in comfort and have your bags delivered directly to your room. You can also enjoy a complimentary return to Orlando International Airport on the day you check out of your Disney Resort hotel.


Complimentary WiFi

Take advantage of convenient Internet access throughout Walt Disney World Resort hotels, theme parks and restaurants. Whether you are dining at Walt Disney World Resort or spending a fun-filled day at the theme parks, be sure to make the most of complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access (Wi-Fi) in most of the public spaces.

If you wish to access complimentary Wi-Fi, you’ll need to select the Walt Disney World Resort network from a Wi-Fi enabled device. Then, you’ll be able to browse the Internet, read email, access instant messaging, share memories from your vacation and use the My Disney Experience app to make the most of your stay at Walt Disney World Resorts! If for any reason you encounter technical issues when attempting to access the complimentary Wi-Fi network? Please call (407) 827-2732 for assistance. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call.

At Your Resort Hotel

You can access the same complimentary Wi-Fi from the theme parks in the comfort of your Disney Resort Hotel room! Wi-Fi may also be available in bus loading zones, pool areas, arcades, convention spaces.

Wi-Fi is now also available throughout the entire grounds when staying at The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort.