ME baggage delivery timing question

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by erbeaman, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. erbeaman

    erbeaman Mouseketeer

    Jan 9, 2010
    Our flight is scheduled to arrive at MCO at 8:36 p.m. I know it can take 3-4 hours for bags to be delivered to the rooms after that. How late will they deliver bags? We were hoping to get checked in and get right to bed since it will probably be close to 10 p.m. and we want to get started bright and early the next day at AK. Would it make more sense for us to just collect our own bags?
  2. smitch425

    smitch425 DIS Veteran

    Mar 18, 2011
    Not sure how late they would deliver, but I know if your flight lands after 10pm they will not get your lugguge. If you are concerned about the timing, I would not use the ME tags and collect your own bags.
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  4. abdgeek

    abdgeek DIS Veteran

    Jul 29, 2012
    It takes about 3 hours from when you check in to get your bag with ME. That late at night, you're better off getting it yourself and bringing it on the bus. Just remember that unless you're in baggage claim B, you will need to take the elevator back upstairs-go over to concourse B-and go downstairs to ME.
  5. kat3668

    kat3668 Mouseketeer<br><font color=green>Driving me nuts i

    Apr 24, 2005
    Yes... I would definately get your own bags! My bag got lost last march and they called my room at 2 am to deliver sooo if you want to sleep get em yourself! :lmao::dance3:
  6. maxiesmom

    maxiesmom The Mean Squinty Eye Works

    Jul 6, 2004
    Value resorts deliver bags until Midnight. The other resorts deliver 24/7. If plane lands at 8:36 let DME get your checked bags for you. Why hassle with them if you don't have to? Tell the desk when you check in you want your luggage held until the morning, and then put the Privacy Please tag on your door. Call down the next morning and they will bring your bags to your room. It is easy as pie!:)

    Even if you decide to get your bags at the airport it is always wise to pack a day's worth of clothing in your carry-on bags, just in case the airline misdirects your luggage.
  7. Missytara

    Missytara I'm all ears!

    Apr 3, 2009
    ME handles hundreds of bags per week and very few get misrouted.

    In addition, it could have been the airline misrouted your luggage and they were looking for it for you while you were enjoying your stay. They may have thought there was something important needed in your bag and. Called you as soon as it arrived.

    I would not necessarily suggest everyone get their bags because of one small incident, especially if it was the airline that misdirected it. I am grateful for that extra added service.

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