Extended family is planning a Magical Gathering. We stayed at the Poly recently (loved it!) but DH wants to rent a house next time. Not sure what's involved in a "MG" and am worried that if we stay off-site we'll miss some of the festivities?
- Asked by Patti from LA on 7/10/2008
The Polynesian is such a fabulous resort! I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed your recent visit.You'll find more information on Magical Gatherings at this link. In order to participate in the offerings of a Grand Gathering (party of 8 or more),... read more
My entire family is planning a reunion at WDW in Jan 2009, we are all supposed to be staying at the Contemporary. Will it be difficult for us to do some things together such as eating at certain restaurants?
- Asked by JODI from KY on 5/8/2008
Hi Jodi! Absolutely not! You have plenty of time to plan. Most Walt Disney World eateries accept reservations 180 days in advance. You have that down pat as you already know almost 9 months in advance you will be there. I have planned dining for... read more
I am heading to disney in October. 32 people are in my party. How hard is it going to be to book dinner reservations for this. We are a grand gathering, however, I thought that if you were a grand gathering you would get preference. any suggestions?
- Asked by MaryAnn from CT on 4/1/2008
Hi MaryAnn! I think that you should call and speak with the folks at Grand Gatherings directly. It's not so much as you "get preference" but you want the restaurants to be prepared for your arrival. Some of the smaller restaurants like Bistro De... read more
I am planning a family reunion in July/Aug for 14 people. We are staying off park and was wondering if there was a way to order personalized mickey ears before arriving. I know on-park visitors can order ahead but can I? Plus, is there a bulk discount?
- Asked by Heather from NM on 2/9/2008
Hi Heather! Yes, you can order your personalized Mickey ears in advance of your trip. Call the Disney Mail Order Merchandise department (407) 363-6200 for pricing and shipping information!Have a magical reunion!Laura S, from MA read more