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If you’re staying at a Walt Disney World Resort, there are tons of perks you can enjoy during your vacation!
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With free transportation to the parks and options like grocery delivery, you won’t have to leave the “Disney bubble” at all if you don’t want to. And if you’re celebrating a special occasion, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the fun right from your hotel room. Today, we’re sharing a list of the coolest things you can have delivered directly to your Disney World Resort!
Disney Charcuterie Boards
If you’re looking for a healthy and tasty way to enjoy a meal in your hotel room, then you need to check out the awesome charcuterie board options from Sabrina’s Delicacies. They’re filled with delicious goodies, perfectly Instagrammable, AND available in gluten-free, nut-free, keto, and vegetarian options.
And if you’re looking for something special to celebrate your magical vacation, Sabrina’s Delicacies delivers to Disney Resorts and even has a Disney-themed board! Who doesn’t want their cheese and pepperoni Mickey-shaped?!
Baskets for Any Occasion
Besides outside businesses, Disney World also offers quite a few gift basket options directly through their Floral & Gifts Department. Just on the website, we found baskets for movie nights, graduations, birthdays, game nights, and so much more!
©Disney Floral and Gifts | Pixar Playtime Basket
The baskets start at $45.99and can go up quite a bit in price (if you choose really expensive wines). also delivers balloons, flowers, and gifts for specific holidays.
Some Over-the-Top Cakes
Olivia’s Kitchen in Orlando is a food delivery service owned by a Disney World Cast Member that you need to check out! Olivia makes a variety of baked treats, including some spectacularly decorated cakes.
©Olivia’s Bakery | ‘Cinderella’ Birthday Cake
FromStar Wars cookies to Donald Duck cupcakes and everything in between, the Olivia’s Kitchen Facebook page is filled with photos of all kinds of Disney-themed desserts. If you’ve got a birthday, anniversary, or another special occasion to celebrate, then why not top it off with a yummy treat to enjoy in your hotel room?!
A Homemade Meal
Have you ever found yourself on vacation sick of dining in restaurants and just wishing for a homemade meal? Well, now you’re in luck! Confectionately Confections is a business owned by a former Cast Member that makes meals from scratch — ready to heat up in your hotel room.
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The menu changes weekly, but we’ve seen meals like quiche, braised brisket, stuffed pork chops, baked ravioli, and a variety of salads listed on their Facebook page. With pastries, appetizers, entrees, and desserts, you can have an entire feast delivered to your resort, the perfect way to end a day in the parks!
Next time you visit Walt Disney World and you’re looking for a special way to celebrate in your hotel room, make sure to check out these businesses for all your food and gift needs! In the meantime, stay tuned to DFB for all the latest tips on how to plan the best Walt Disney World vacation!
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Have you ever had something delivered to your hotel? Tell us in the comments!
Rather than packing food, snacks, or other items in your suitcases, you can have packages shipped right to your Walt Disney World Resort. You can mail them from yourself, or have your purchases at Amazon or any other retailer delivered as well.Does Disney get coke for free? ›
What about bottled soda in the theme parks? Most WDW theme park shops and food carts sell single-serve bottles of soda for $4.19 or $4.22, depending on the location. If you have an annual pass, you can get the 20% off if you buy the soda in a shop, but not if you buy it at a cart.Can Disney World mail your souvenirs to your home? ›
All Walt Disney World Resort gift shops allow guests to ship their purchases home. The service is open to all guests, and not just those staying onsite. Shipping is typically done through UPS and requires a small fee.Can you request a toaster at Disney World? ›
You will find toasters and microwaves available for Guest use in the quick-service dining location at your Disney Resort Hotel.Can I get groceries delivered to my hotel at Disney World? ›
The Disney World resort bell desks will generally accept grocery deliveries for you (and keep them cool), even if you haven't checked in yet that day. If the bell desk delivers your order to the room, there may be a flat-rate $6 fee (though that fee is not always charged).Can I get an Amazon package delivered to a hotel? ›
You can get your package delivered straight to your hotel. Generally, for safety reasons, you cannot get Amazon to your hotel room but you can get your Amazon package delivered to your hotel front desk. Most hotels accept parcels and packages on behalf of their guests while they're staying at the hotel.Is Disney free on your birthday? ›
Disney DOESN'T give you free admission into the theme parks on your birthday. They DON'T give you free hotel stays or free meals. You CAN'T skip the lines or get special dining reservations.Does Disney give free water cups? ›
You can ask for a free cup of water at any quick-service and table-service restaurant. This is also a tip we use to save some money while dining at Disney. For all quick-service restaurants, you can ask for a cup of water even when you're not dining there.Can you hug the characters at Disney? ›
You bet we do! During character meet-and-greets, make sure you're allowing everyone to embrace the magic and be immersed in the story. Get Ready to Hug Mickey! This is the time to let your inner child shine and get swept away in the fun of Disney magic.Can U hug the characters at Disney World? ›
That's right, real character meet and greets have returned with hugs and autographs for the guests! In fact, normal character meets came back to the Disney World theme parks on April 18, 2022, and have been going strong ever since. What is this?
Let's go hug Mickey! Now, guests can meet their favorite Disney friends without any social distancing barriers or restrictions! And to answer the million-dollar question, yes, you can now HUG Mickey Mouse. Hugs!What Cannot be taken into Disney World? ›
- Firearms, ammunition, knives and weapons of any kind.
- Self-defense or restraining devices (e.g., pepper spray, mace)
- Marijuana (including marijuana enriched products) or any illegal substance.
- Objects or toys that appear to be firearms or weapons.
Guests are allowed to bring outside food and nonalcoholic beverages into the parks for self-consumption, provided they are not in glass containers, do not require heating, reheating, processing or refrigeration and do not have pungent odors. Inform a Security Cast Member of any food items when you enter the park.Can you bring old popcorn buckets to Disney? ›
You can purchase a refillable popcorn bucket on property and enjoy the discounted refill rate of $2.00 for the length of your trip (refill price subject to change). Sadly, this means you won't be able to bring a previously purchased popcorn bucket with you and receive the discounted refill rate for your upcoming trip.Does Chick Fil A deliver to Disney World? ›
Places like Subway, McDonalds, Wendy's, Five Guys, Firehouse Subs, Chick Fil A and others are all available to choose from.How much does Disney charge for grocery delivery? ›
Lastly, if you ship shelf stable groceries or other essentials to Disney World via Amazon you're charged a $6 per package fee plus a $6 delivery fee. If you aren't careful you could end up spending a lot of money on fees even if the individual items are reasonably priced.Can you get stuff delivered to a hotel? ›
Yes, I do it all the time. You just need to ask them for it at the front desk. There is no charge.Why do they take your fingerprint at Disney? ›
In short, they're trying to prevent guests from beating the system. To do this, they ensure that every Disney ticket corresponds with a specific person. If the finger scan is not a match, they know that ticket's not really yours.Who gets in Disney for free? ›
If your child is 2 turning 3 during your vacation, the age goes by what they are on the first day of your vacation. In addition to not needing valid theme park tickets, Guests under the age of 3 also don't need to make park pass reservations when visiting Walt Disney World.What age is Disney free till? ›
A startling large portion of your Disney World vacation is the price of admission tickets. No doubt visiting the parks is expensive. You may be surprised to learn that Disney does not require park admission for children under the age of three! That's right, they get in for free!
I'm happy to let you know that yes, you are allowed to bring your own food and drinks with you into the theme parks, and a Yeti tumbler or water bottle is allowed.Can you bring a full water bottle into Disney? ›
"Guests are welcome to bring bottles, cups and mugs into the theme parks provided that they are not glass containers and they do not bring alcohol into the theme parks.Do they check water bottles at Disney? ›
However, a Cast Member at the security checkpoint may ask to open your bottle to check its contents, since metal water bottles are opaque. Just keep in mind that alcoholic beverages and glass containers aren't allowed inside the Disneyland Resort, as stated in the Rules.Can you bring a backpack with water to Disney? ›
Are you ready for some good news? You are welcome to bring your hydration pack with you to the theme parks! Staying hydrated with adequate water consumption is super important during your adventures at the Most Magical Place on Earth, so bringing water with you is a great idea.Should I bring a water bottle to Disney World? ›
Bringing a reusable water bottle is an absolute necessity because buying bottled water in the parks is extremely overpriced and staying hydrated in the heat is so important. Many parks have water-bottle filling stations, but many dining locations also offer free cups of water if you forget a bottle.What are Disney employees not allowed to say? ›
What three words can't Disney employees say? The three words that Disney employees are trained not to say are “I don't know.” “If a guest asks you a question, you always have to have an answer, no exceptions,” an anonymous former Cast Member shared online. “If you don't know it, find out, but don't say you don't know.What are Disney characters not allowed to say? ›
This is because, according to Travel & Leisure, Disney theme park characters aren't allowed to say, "I don't know" when a guest asks them a question.Is swearing allowed at Disney? ›
The Disney parks are family friendly parks. Profanity is something that is simply not acceptable in a Disney park.Can you meet the princesses at Disney World? ›
Enjoy a magical dining experience, meeting Cinderella in the majestic Grand Hall and other Disney Princesses in the Banquet Hall above. Delight in a royal tea party—complete with music, storytelling and a special visit from a Princess Aurora.How much does Disney World pay their characters? ›
$22. The estimated total pay for a Character Performer at Walt Disney Company is $22 per hour. This number represents the median, which is the midpoint of the ranges from our proprietary Total Pay Estimate model and based on salaries collected from our users. The estimated base pay is $22 per hour.
Disney Parks are well-oiled machines with lots of behind-the-scenes magic the public never sees. There's actually a whole system of tunnels under the Magic Kingdom for employees. Machines called "smellitizers" pump certain scents throughout different areas of the park.Are you allowed to leave Disney and come back in on the same day? ›
With a Disney base ticket, you're welcome to leave and re-enter the same theme park as many times as you like during the same day. So, if you want to visit the Magic Kingdom in the morning, go back to your hotel room for a nap, and return to the Magic Kingdom in the evening, then you do not need a Park Hopper ticket.Can you bring a dab pen to Disney World? ›
The property rules also do not prohibit having vape pens with you. Although, if you would like to save room for more snacks, you might find it convenient to leave vaping products in your car or hotel to use when going back for breaks.Can I bring my Starbucks into Disney? ›
Guests are allowed to bring outside food and nonalcoholic beverage items into the park for self-consumption, provided they are not in glass containers and do not require heating, reheating, processing, refrigeration or temperature control and do not have pungent odors.Can I bring a lunch bag to Disney? ›
Per the Walt Disney World Resort Property Rules: "Suitcases, bags, coolers or backpacks, with or without wheels, larger than 24" long x 15" wide x 18" high (61cm x 38cm x 46cm) are not allowed in any theme park or water park. Loose or dry ice is not permitted in these containers. Reusable ice packs are recommended."Can I bring Tylenol to Disney? ›
You are always welcome to bring any prescription or over-the-counter medicines you regularly take into the parks, but I advise leaving them in their original labeled bottles so it is easier for security Cast Members to search your items when you arrive.What popcorn buckets are at Disney World 2022? ›
- Mickey Mouse Snow Globe Sipper.
- Musical Holiday Tin Premium Bucket.
- Toy Story Blocks Premium Bucket.
- Gold Tree Popcorn Bucket.
- In Holiday Fashion (Alcoholic)
As we discussed the unique thing about the refillable popcorn buckets are you can refill them as many times as you would like during the entire stay of your trip for $2.00 per refill. This can be a huge money saver if your family has a big appetite as the cost of a regular popcorn snack is around $5.00.What is a Figment popcorn bucket? ›
Disney. The biggest hit of the opening weekend was the $25 Figment popcorn bucket, which came with a plastic-wrapped serving of multi-colored popcorn. (If you've forgotten, Figment is the winged purple dragon who appears throughout EPCOT's long-running "Journey to Imagination" ride.)Can you DoorDash to a Disney World hotel? ›
DoorDash and UberEats both deliver to Disney resort hotels, as does A La Carte Services, a Celebration-based app that is well worth the download.
Cake delivery can be arranged for Guests with reservations at participating Table-Service restaurants at Walt Disney World Resort. They can also be delivered to your Disney Resort hotel room or ordered through Amorette's Patisserie at Disney Springs.Can Uber pick me up at Disney Resort? ›
Where Can Uber Go At Walt Disney World? Uber drivers can go pretty much anywhere a regular car can go (except for parking lots reserved for people who are parking). Basically, this means they can drop you off and pick you up at any Disney hotel, Disney Springs, and the Disney parks (with one exception).Does Chick Fil A deliver to Disney resorts? ›
Places like Subway, McDonalds, Wendy's, Five Guys, Firehouse Subs, Chick Fil A and others are all available to choose from.Can you have alcohol delivered to your Disney hotel? ›
USING INSTACART AT DISNEY WORLD. Instacart delivers groceries, alcohol and even household items to your Disney World hotel almost immediately after ordering. Organic grocery delivery is also available through Instacart.Do DoorDash drivers bring food to your hotel room? ›
As previously explained, DoorDash does deliver food items to hotels. When making an order, just remember to include your hotel name and room number to eliminate the possibility of any complications.Is Disney World still free on your birthday? ›
Guests often wonder if Disney World is free on their birthday. Disney does not give you free admission on your birthday but they do give you special treatment, free food, and other perks.Does Disney let you in free on your birthday? ›
Sadly, though, Walt Disney World does not offer free admission to its parks on guests' birthdays. They also do not allow birthday celebrants to skip lines for attractions, give special dining reservations, or gift free hotel stays.Does Disney check if it's your birthday? ›
Most of the time, the cast member checking you in will then offer you a Birthday Button. If not, don't worry, you can get them at the parks too. The Birthday Button is a great way to let everyone know that you are celebrating!Is it better to Uber or drive to Disney? ›
Taking a Lyft or Uber in Disney World is usually faster and always more direct than waiting for Disney World transportation. More Direct Access: In most cases, your Uber or Lyft driver will be able to drop you off closer to the front gate of the parks than a Disney bus, boat or Skyliner.Does Disney still pick you up at the airport? ›
Unfortunately, complimentary airport transportation from Orlando International Airport is no longer included as part of a stay at a Disney Resort hotel. However, you will find a variety of airport transportation options that you can use to travel to and from the airport.
Disney first announced its Magical Express service was ending last year. At the time, a park spokesperson said the service was no longer necessary as "consumer needs and preferences change," and pointed to on-demand transportation options like rideshares.