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Why have you started charging for resort hotel parking?

We evaluate and adjust our pricing based on a variety of factors. This change is consistent with full-service hotels within the industry and aligns with our other Resort practices in the US at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim and Aulani in Hawaii.

Will every Guest be charged to park a car?

Overnight resort parking charges are applicable to Disney Resort Hotel Guests who book on or after 21st March 2018. However, Guests residing in the UK or Ireland will not be charged for overnight resort parking until 31st December 2019.

Disney Vacation Club Members will not be charged for standard overnight self-parking when staying at a DVC Deluxe Villa, regardless of whether they use vacation points or another form of payment. DVC Members also will not be charged to park when using vacation points to stay at a Disney Resort Hotel.

Overnight self-parking will be complimentary for Guests with disabilities.

How much are the overnight self-parking charges?

The standard overnight self-parking charges per resort category are:

• Disney Value Resorts: $13 per night
• Disney Moderate Resorts: $19 per night
• Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $24 per night

Why does the price differ from resort to resort?

Our resort hotels fall into three categories – value, moderate and deluxe – and the self-parking rate is based on the category of hotel where the Guest is staying.

Do these prices include applicable tax?


Is valet service still available?

Yes, valet service at deluxe resorts is still available for $33 per night. The valet charge will include the standard parking charge. Complimentary valet parking is available for Guests with disabilities.

Is there any change to Theme Park parking policies for Resort Guests?

No. Theme Park parking will remain complimentary for Resort Guests.

Now that this Disney Resort hotel parking change has been made, what do Guests need to do?

When applicable, the appropriate overnight self-parking charge will be applied to the Guest’s room each night of the hotel stay. There is no action the Guest needs to take.

Will there still be a piece of paper for Guests to place in their vehicle showing length of stay for each Guest vehicle at the Resort?

No. We have used placards in the past, but are not currently using them. When Guests arrive at their Disney Resort hotel each vehicle will be registered with security or the front desk.

Does this change existing reservations—will there be a parking fee if I booked before 21st March 2018?

No. This change does not impact reservations made prior to 21st March 2018. Effective for reservations made 21st March 2018, and thereafter, standard overnight self-parking is available to registered Guests for a per night fee.

How will the Disney Resort hotel know that my reservation was made prior to 21st March 2018?

Our front desk Cast Members can see that the reservation was made prior to 21st March 2018.

If I’m a family travelling on one reservation, but we have two cars, will I be charged per car?

Yes. The overnight self-parking fee is charged is per vehicle.

Is the charge the same for a car or a camper?

Yes, the fee is the same.

How will I be charged for parking?

When you arrive at your Resort, your vehicle will be registered with security or the front desk. When applicable, the appropriate overnight self-parking charge will be applied to your room each night of your stay.

If I take Disney’s Magical Express to my hotel, and then rent a car and want to park, but not for the full length of my stay, will I be charged for the full length of stay or per night?

Overnight self-parking is charged per night, per vehicle.

If I am staying at a Disney Resort Hotel, will I still receive complimentary standard Theme Park parking during my stay?

Yes. Please note that this does not apply to Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resorts or Disney Springs Resort Area Hotel Guests.

Are there specific parking spots reserved at Disney Resort hotels for overnight resort Guests?