First-timer October trip – PREP137

Today I have a first-timer trip report from Rebecca who just returned from her week-long October Disney World trip. Hear from her before and after her trip to see how it went.

I also have a quick tip regarding canceling reservations.


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Quick tip of the day

You can cancel your on-site resort reservation without losing any dining or FastPass+ reservations. The only exception to that is if you booked a package and already made FastPass+ reservations; if you cancel in that case, you'll lose your FP+ reservations.

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Erin

What is the latest you can modify a reservation? If you have an early morning breakfast, could you modify it that morning?

Kris

This was a great podcast

I’d love to hear what other tips this guest had for her toddler. We’ll be going in April with a 20 month old and an almost 4 year old. We have 2 families, with 1 kid each + grandparents and an aunt also coming.

Anything she found did or didn’t work. Any tips on entertaining the toddler, anything that scared them or they loved. Etc. (We had a stroller fan, he woke up early and we left the park to nap around this time) She gave some great info about all that but I was hoping to hear more toddler specific tips or situations.

If you have this guest back or other guests that took toddlers, I’d be really interested in that podcast. Love love love everything you do. Thank you!

Tracy Griffin

We loved Garden Grill too! Our purpose (thank you Shannon!) was to skip the long line to enter Epcot before the park opened and to go straight to Soarin’ as our FastPass was for Frozen. My son LOVED Pluto and since our reservation was for 8:05 we got ALL of the characters at the same time at our table and the Cast Members took photos for us and the food was good and it was just plain wonderful. Really appreciate this tip – made our Epcot day start off perfectly!

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