499 Days in Advance
Rooms at WDW Resorts– Room-only reservations at Disney Resorts and Fort Wilderness Campsite (499 days from the date of your departure).
180 Days in Advance
Advance Dining Reservations (Update: this has been temporarily changed from 180 days to 60 days in advance during COVID)– Beginning at 7 am, Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) can be made for Disney World restaurants. Disney Resort Guests can make reservations for an additional 10 days beyond their arrival date.
Dinner Shows, Character Meals, Events – Reservations can be made for dinner shows, character meals, and events 180 days in advance. These activities include Cirque de Soleil La Nouba, Mickey’s Backyard BBQ, Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, Fantasmic! Dinner Package, Spirit of Aloha dinner show, The Chef’s Domain at Citrico’s, and tea party events at Grand Floridian, among others.
Cruise Reservations – Disney World specialty cruises can be booked up to 180 days in advance. These include fireworks cruises, pirate cruises, and Wilderness Lodge’s “picnic cruise.”
Ranch Rides – Reservations are recommending for Disney World carriage rides and horseback riding at Fort Wilderness’s Tri-Circle- D Ranch.
* Some child care and fish trip reservations. Check with your Disney Resort or travel agent for specific booking guidelines.
75 Days in Advance
Disney Cruise Line – First-time guests can make their Port Adventures excursions, Palo dining, and youth activity reservations 75 days prior to sail date; Silver Castaway Club Members: 90 days prior to the sailing date; Gold Castaway Club Members: 105 days prior to the sailing date; concierge Guests and Platinum Castaway Club Members: 120 days prior to the sailing date.
60 Days in Advance
Advance Dining Reservations (update: this has been temporarily changed from 180 days to 60 days in advance during COVID)– Beginning at 7 am, Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) can be made for Disney World restaurants. Disney Resort Guests can make reservations for an additional 10 days beyond their arrival date.
FastPass+ – Disney Resort Guests can make their FastPass+ selections.
Lunch with a Disney Imagineer – Reservations open for Lunch with a Disney Imagineer (which includes a 4-course meal) at The Hollywood Brown Derby Restaurant in Hollywood Studios.
Tee Times– Reservations at Disney Golf Courses can be made (including Lake Buena Vista GC, Magnolia GC, Oak Trail GC, Palm GC).
45 Days in Advance
All Disney Resorts – Final payment to the Disney Travel Company is due.
30 Days in Advance
FastPass+ – Guests staying off-Disney property can make their FastPass+ selections at this time.
See our 9 Steps to Planning a Disney Vacation page for more tips.