Thank you everyone for a wonderful and insightful forum! After much planning and seeing to the details of our first trip on Nov 19, I have hyper extended my knee and can hardly walk. Is there anything I can do to better get around? I am so disappointed!
- Asked by shannon from OH on 11/16/2008
Oh no. I'm so sorry about your injury. If you are having mobility issues, I would strongly suggest that you think about renting a wheelchair or ECV during your visit. During a typical day at WDW, it is common to walk 5-10 miles a day.
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I am taking my 6 and 10 year olds to WDW. Should I get a lanyard for each of us or can I carry the ticket/card for the youngest? I worry about safety. Also, any suggestions on putting my contact info on his person in case of separation?
- Asked by Lisa from MO on 11/10/2008
Some people do let their children carry their own park passes. But in my family, either my husband or I carry the kids' cards -- even for our 12-year-old. Even though my kids are quite responsible, I do have a concern about them losing the tickets.... read more
We want to visit with our 6 and 9 year old boys. We live in New Zealand, where our boys are used to spending most of their time barefoot, even to school. Can they go barefoot at Disney, or will we be asked to leave if they are barefoot?
- Asked by Jack from Bay of Plenty on 11/14/2008
Wow, that's quite the trip you're making!
I just read your question to my daughters and their mouths fell open with shock. They couldn't even imagine that you would be allowed into school with no shoes. I think they need a little cultural... read more
My older sister will be accompanying us on our first WDW trip and she will need to rent an electric wheelchair. Does WDW have a special rate to help her save money on this daily rental fee?
- Asked by Lisa from CA on 11/13/2008
Disney does have wheelchairs and ECVs for rental at the theme parks, but I have never seen any discounted rates for these. There are also some additional drawbacks to renting from Disney, such as the fact that these mobility assistance vehicles must... read more
I am traveling to WDW 12-6 to 12-14with my 2 year old grandson. He has a lung condition from a premature birth and catches cold easily. My question is does WDW have an in house Doctor or clinic so if he gets sick and we get him medicine inside the park?
- Asked by Gary from WV on 11/10/2008
There are first aid stations in all the Disney theme parks. They can help you take care of common theme park ailments (blisters, sunburn, minor dehydration, etc.) and they can direct you to other sources of care, but they will not prescribe... read more