Disney Plannning

Walt Disney World Packing Tips

Information and tips on packing for your Disney World Vacation in Orlando


Tips: Check out this thread on DISBoards.com for ideas on useful things to pack to make your vacation easier.

Before you go, make this your DISney World checklist: - Provide your resort contact info to family/friends, kennel, petsitter - Stop your mail/newspaper delivery - Arrange for lawn service or snow removal - If flying, check the current TSA Guidelines - If driving, have your car checked before departure and have maps/alternate routes

Related: Helpful Tips on Luggage and Packing

While many of the items listed below can be purchased at WDW, you'll be paying a premium price:

- Address book, stamps and pre-addressed labels for postcards
- Autograph book and fat pen (easier for characters to hold) or purchase these items upon arrival so you're prepared
- Camera, film and batteries, video camera. When flying, these should be in your carry-on
- Cash and credit cards
- Cup with lid for kids (Straws/lids are not available at the Animal Kingdom theme park)
- Disney guidebooks and notes
- Drivers license/Photo ID
- Duffle bag/suitcase for souvenirs
- Emergency numbers/contacts from home
- First Aid Kit / pain relievers
- Flash Drive to unload photos from camera
- Gum (not sold on Disney property)
- Hat
- Health insurance card
- Insect repellent
- Kleenex -purse pack size
- Laundry: quarters, pre-packaged portions of detergent, softener sheets and a large bag for storing/carrying your wash
- Lip balm with sunscreen
- Moleskin and other "foot fixers"
- Pennies & quarters for the penny press machines
- Plane tickets
- Playing cards/travel games
- Portable Charger for electronic devices
- Prescriptions
- Proof of auto insurance-for car rental
- Rain ponchos/umbrella
- Reservation numbers for check-in
- Safety pins - Sewing Kit
- Shoes - Comfortable shoes and a spare pair just in case they get wet
- Stroller, whether bringing or renting, pack a bright ribbon to tie to the handle to make it easier to spot
- Sunglasses
- Sunscreen
- Sweatshirt or jacket for cooler weather travel dates
- Tote bag/backpack
- Travelers’ Checks
- Water-misting fan - battery operated fan with spray (during hotter months)
- Wet wipes/anti-bacterial gel
- Ziploc bags


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