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Disney’s Magical Express


Disney’s Magical Express is a complimentary airport transportation service offered to Walt Disney World resort guests. This service includes: complimentary airport  shuttle to and from your resort, luggage delivery and on participating airlines check-in at their  hotel for domestic return flights. This is basically how it works:

  • When booking your room or vacation package make sure you sign up for Disney’s Magical Express. This can be done online or ask your travel agent.
  • Approximately 21 days prior to departure you will receive an Magical Express booklet that provides an overview of the service and directions.  You will also receive vouchers for your transportation between the airport and your resort.  More importantly you will receive special luggage tags to place on your luggage to make sure it gets to the right resort.
  • When you get to your departure airport you will check your bag in at your specific airline.
  • When you arrive at Orlando International Airport you will skip baggage claim and proceed to Disney’s Magical Express Welcome Center in the Main Terminal Building, B side, Level 1. You will check in here and you will be loaded on a Motor Coach and transported to your resort.


  • While you are heading to your resort Disney’s Magical Express service will collect your luggage and deliver it directly to your Walt Disney World hotel room within approximately 3 hours after you check in at the resort. Luggage delivery service provided by Disney’s Magical Express is available for flights arriving between 5:00 am and 10:00 pm daily. For airport arrivals after 10:00 pm, Guests must collect their luggage at Baggage Claim and transport it with them on the motor coach.
  • Upon arrival of your Disney Resort you can check in and enjoy your vacation.  If you are unable to get into your room right away you can have them hold any bags you have carried with you.  They will deliver them to your room when it is ready.
  • Remember you will not have your luggage delivered to your room for several hours so make sure you have a small carry on bag for bathing suits,  extra clothes, medications, park passes, etc.
  • Enjoy your vacation!


  • On the day before your departure Disney will send you a packet with instructions and your return time for transport back to the airport.  Usually this is about 3 hours prior to your departure time.
  • If you are flying on one of the participating airlines you can take full advantage and avoid check-in lines by checking your luggage and receive your boarding passes before departing at your Walt Disney World hotel. You no longer have to worry about your luggage after you check out of your hotel.  You can simply check your luggage at the Resort Airline Check-in Desk and then enjoy the last day of your stay.  If you are not using one of the participating airlines you will have to simply bring your luggage to the motor coach when you are scheduled for pickup and check in your luggage at the airport upon arrival.

The participating airlines are:

  • AirTran Airways
  • Alaska Airline
  • American
  • Delta
  • Continental
  • Jet Blue
  • Northwest
  • Southwest (limited resorts)
  • United
  • US Airways

For a list of frequently asked questions click the following link:  http://diswhiz.com/me

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