WiFi Anywhere at WDW?

Discussion in 'Disney Resorts' started by Toadi, Dec 27, 2009.

  1. Toadi

    Toadi Mouseketeer

    Oct 8, 1999
    Just wondering where we might find WiFi at Disney? Don't really want to pay $9.95 per day just to check email once a day and check-in for our return flight.
  2. Zuzu03

    Zuzu03 DIS Veteran

    Feb 24, 2004
    Good question, I'd like to know too!
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  4. lllGurulll

    lllGurulll On hiatus from the World

    Dec 4, 2009
    Wouldn't it be nice. I don't even think you can do dial up for free there.

    I just got to thinking, On the Southwest early bird checkin, do I need to print out my boarding forms or do I just need to know the numbers? I am obviously not taking my printer with me.
  5. 2gr8DisneyKids

    2gr8DisneyKids DIS Veteran

    Jun 19, 2009
    Not wi-fi, but a few years ago when we were at the contemporary they had computers with internet in the rooms and I believe that you could print to the desk...

    Any chance a concierge could check you in and print?
  6. tr-ray

    tr-ray DIS Veteran

    Jul 6, 2008
    On our last trip, when it was time to check in for our return flight, we went to City Hall in MK, and the CMs there did the check in for us, and printed our boarding passes.

    Other times, we've checked in online via Blackberry, and just re-printed boarding passes at the kiosk once we got to MCO.
  7. gone2disney

    gone2disney Mouseketeer

    Sep 1, 2006
    We had free access to wifi from the lobby at the Beach Club.
  8. Zerosinthecloset

    Zerosinthecloset DIS Veteran

    Oct 4, 2009
    Just install Juno Free before you leave home and use dialup at WDW. We stay at PO and with local calls being free, Juno is adequate to check email and check in with Southwest.
  9. ancestry

    ancestry Trees Without Roots Fall Over

    Jan 27, 2009
    Concierge at the Beach Club checked us in for our flight and printed our boarding passes for us.

    As far as Wi-Fi goes here is the information given on Mousesavers.com (http://www.mousesavers.com/otherwdw.html). It doesn't appear that Wi-Fi is free though.

    Disney also offers Wi-Fi (high speed wireless Internet access) in the public areas of its convention hotels (see locations below). You will need a Wi-Fi enabled laptop computer or PDA to access the Internet from designated areas of each resort. Your credit card is billed through an on-screen Internet connection. Use of this service requires a wireless-enabled laptop. (They have wireless interface cards available for purchase in the resorts' business centers, if you need one.) Wireless access costs $9.95 for a 24-hour period or $4.95 for a one-hour period.

    Locations for Disney's Wi-Fi access:

    Contemporary - Main Lobby, Convention Center Hallway, Feature Pool

    Coronado Springs - Main Lobby, Convention Center Hallway, Feature Pool, Francisco's

    Grand Floridian - Main Lobby, Convention Center Hallway, Beach Pool

    Yacht & Beach Club - Main Lobbies, Convention Center Hallway, Stormalong Bay Pool
  10. pixiechick

    pixiechick <font color=teal>will work for disney dollars<br><

    Sep 20, 2001
    I think that someone said the McDonalds on property have free wi-fi. I've never used it myself though.
  11. CR Resort Fan 4 Life

    CR Resort Fan 4 Life DIS Veteran

    May 27, 2006

    Disney's Beach Club Resort
    Main Lobby area
    Stone Harbor Club Concierge Lounge
    Stormalong Bay Pool area

    Disney's Boardwalk Resort
    Convention Center Hallways/Common Areas
    Resort Lobby
    Main Swimming Pool Area
    Concierge Lounges
    Bellevue Lounge

    Disney's Contemporary Resort
    Front Desk sitting area
    14th Floor Concierge sitting area
    Outer Rim Bar
    1st Floor Convention Center Lobby
    2nd Floor Convention Center Lobby
    Feature Pool

    Disney's Coronado Springs Resort
    Main Hotel Lobby
    Convention Center Lobby
    Feature Pool
    Francisco's Lounge

    Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    1st Floor Lobby including the Tea Room
    Convention Center Lobby
    4th Floor Concierge sitting area

    Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts
    Main Lobby (both resorts)
    Concierge sitting area (both resorts)
    Convention Center Lobby
    Stormalong Bay Pool

    In addition to the Resorts, the following restaurant has WiFi:
    Sand Trap Bar & Grill
  12. TheRustyScupper

    TheRustyScupper Seeing isn't Believing, Believing is Seeing.

    Aug 8, 2000
    1) Internet is not free at WDW.
    2) WiFi is available at convention resorts.
    3) WiFi is free at WWoS (now called ESPN) and McDonald's
    4) Sorry, but Internet is a profit center for WDW.
    5) Boarding Passes can be printed
    . . . at any resort Front Desk or Concierge Desk
    . . . at any park or DTD Guest Services desk
  13. ttstroker

    ttstroker Mouseketeer

    Jul 14, 2008
    WiFi was definitely free in the lobby of Beach Club. signal was weak outside of the lobby area so I just sat at one of the chairs until I was done. Many others were doing this as well. This was on a trip this past Halloween. I also saw people on their laptops at stormalong. didn't use my laptop there so I don't know if that was free as well. No WiFi in the rooms, only the hardline connection for a fee.
  14. Zerosinthecloset

    Zerosinthecloset DIS Veteran

    Oct 4, 2009
    Internet is free via dialup. For at least my last 10 trips or so, I used dialup at PO and it was more than adequate to check email and good enough to peruse the DIS. I keep Juno Free installed and if I check into a hotel that charges for internet, I just use Juno via dialup. Local calls are free, at least at PO, and I've never been charged for a phone call.
  15. CanadianGuy

    CanadianGuy <font color=green><br><br><font color=blue>Me and

    Apr 24, 2006
    This is a configuration error.. and it's been open for a while.

    But wouldn't count on it in the future.. sooner or later it will be closed up.

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