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Old 03-15-2013, 08:50 PM   #1
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Planning when to arrive questions

I am working on planning when we need to arrive at IOA gate for opening. We are staying at the Drury Inn and have booked the Harry Potter Package with Early Entry. The park opens at 9 a.m. on May 23 so we will be able to enter at 8 a.m. correct? We will also need to print our tickets at the will call kiosk. If we leave our hotel at 7 a.m. will we have enough time to park, walk to the entrance, collect tickets, and be ready to enter IOA at 8 a.m.?

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I am working on planning when we need to arrive at IOA gate for opening. We are staying at the Drury Inn and have booked the Harry Potter Package with Early Entry. The park opens at 9 a.m. on May 23 so we will be able to enter at 8 a.m. correct? We will also need to print our tickets at the will call kiosk. If we leave our hotel at 7 a.m. will we have enough time to park, walk to the entrance, collect tickets, and be ready to enter IOA at 8 a.m.?

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You should be fine that day...it's a Thursday so it shouldn't be too bad crowd wise. Early entry is an hour before posted park opening. If the park opens at 9AM that day, you would be allowed in at 8AM. The kiosks rarely have lines so that shouldn't take any time at all.
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Old 03-16-2013, 06:55 PM   #3
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Thank you so much for your help.
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if you print your park tickets at home, you will have them before you leave on vacation.


you will like Drury Inn.
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if you print your park tickets at home, you will have them before you leave on vacation.

you will like Drury Inn.
How do you print your tickets at home? Will you be able to get that option once you pay for your trip in full? My boyfriend and I just put our deposit down a couple nights ago and on the 28th we owe the full total.
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How do you print your tickets at home? Will you be able to get that option once you pay for your trip in full? My boyfriend and I just put our deposit down a couple nights ago and on the 28th we owe the full total.
Are you purchasing your tickets through some sort of package? If not, when you purchase theme park tickets you have the option of printing at home...which will on a regular sheet of paper.
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Make sure you both have a photo ID with you when using the printed paper tickets. If for some reason your fingerprint won't scan when entering the parks they will ask for a photo ID with the same name printed on the ticket.
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Are you purchasing your tickets through some sort of package? If not, when you purchase theme park tickets you have the option of printing at home...which will on a regular sheet of paper.
We are purchasing our tickets in a package
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for those that stay onsite, the tickets are issued to you when you check in.

haven't stayed offsite don't know if it is the same.
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