Is Parking Free at Walt Disney World Resorts?

There has been quite a stir in the Disney community regarding parking at Walt Disney World Resorts. This controversy has led to the question of the week:

Do you have to pay to park at Disney Hotels?

Yes and no.

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Disney reservations (for registered guests) made for March 21, 2018 and beyond will now have a standard overnight self-parking fee. This fee will be applied to the hotel receipt upon check-out.

All parking fees include applicable tax.

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Let’s take a closer look at Disney’s NEW resort parking fee breakdown.

Registered Guests:

Standard Overnight Parking charges per Resort Category:

  • Disney Value Resorts: $13 per night
  • Moderate Resorts: $19 per night
  • Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts: $24 per night
  • Valet Parking is available at select Disney Deluxe Resorts and Disney Deluxe Villas for $33 per night

Complimentary standard parking is available to Guests staying at the Campsites in Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort. Each campsite provides parking space for one (1) motorized vehicle.

Disney Vacation Club Members

According to Disney, DVC Members will not be charged for standard overnight self-parking when staying at a DVC Deluxe Villa, regardless of whether they use vacation points or another form of payment. Members will not be charged to park when using vacation points to stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel.

Day Guests 

For visiting day guests, free standard self-parking is available when dining, shopping, and enjoying the entertainment and recreational experiences at Disney Resort hotels.

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