OKW early?

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  1. ArnyVee

    ArnyVee Former OKW Owner

    Mar 23, 2003
    I had a quick question.

    Since I'll be arriving at approximately 7am in the morning on the first day of our first trip home, should I just go straight to OKW, check-in (get room assigned and all that) and then head to the Magic Kingdom (early entry that day + PS for O'Hana breakfast @ 9am)?

    Experienced DVC'ers please chime in and help me on this one.

    Thanks. :D
  2. Deb & Bill

    Deb & Bill DVC-Trivia Contest, Apr-2006: Honorable Mention

    Mar 20, 2000
    If you plan to get into the MK on EE that morning, you will need your resort IDs. Plus you can take the bus over and leave your car at OKW. Then on the chance your room is ready, you can even go ahead and check in or at least move your car over to your unit. You can take the bus to MK, monorail or boat to Polynesian, monorail or boat back to MK, then bus back to OKW.
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  4. rbuzzotta

    rbuzzotta <font color=FF00CC>OKW until 2042<br><font color=t

    Sep 19, 2000
    Since you will be there at 7 am why not???? At least you can get your room keys, passes etc................and dump your luggage there and then go enjoy the day...........

    Have a great trip!
  5. dianeschlicht

    dianeschlicht <font color=blue>DVC-Trivia Contest, Apr-2006: Hon

    Nov 22, 2000
    I would pre-check in and leave luggage etc. and then go for EE. Don't expect your choice of room to be ready that early, but if it is...GREAT! Otherwise, you can call later and get your room number.
  6. Disney  Doll

    Disney Doll DIS Security Matron

    Nov 5, 2000
    I would check in, leave your luggage with bell services, take the bus to the MK and enjoy your day, and then get your room assignment when you return to the hotel. It's highly unlikely that your room would be ready at 7AM, but hey, you never knoew I guess!
  7. lsyorke

    lsyorke DIS Veteran

    Feb 2, 2002
    On our November trip DH was in Orlando for a convention and arrived at OKW at 8:00am. Room was ready and it was a great location. You never know!!!
  8. geffric

    geffric <font color=teal>DH thinks I'm funny -- but I tell

    May 28, 2001
    LAst trip, first 2 weeks of August this year, we checked in at 7 and the room was ready. In fact, over the past 10 year's , we usually check in early and about 50% fo the time the room is ready..

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