LAKE BUENA VISTA,
Fla. -- Walt Disney World Resort here will introduce an upgraded
airport transfer and baggage service called Disneys Magical
Express, which includes a roundtrip airport shuttle, baggage
delivery and remote airline check- in at no extra charge.
The package will be
offered beginning May 5, the day Disney kicks off its 50th
anniversary of Disneyland in Anaheim, Calif.
Under the terms of
the offer, guests will be able to check their bags at the point of
departure and not have to worry about them until they arrive in
their hotel rooms.
The service is
being offered as an option with Disneys Magic Your Way tickets and
packages, which were announced in early December and became
available Jan. 2.
Disney also is
rolling out a remote airline check-in option that enables departing
guests to get boarding passes for their return flights before
leaving the hotel. The remote check-in option is available as part
of the packages or separately.
airlines are Delta, Continental, American, United and
Disney plans to add
other airlines to the program. Ground transportation for the
package is provided by the Mears Transportation Group.
Customers must book
the service 10 days before arrival at Disney World. Consumers can
book the packages at www.disneyworld.com. Travel agents can book the
packages for commission at www.disneytravelagents.com. Disneys reservations center phone number is (407)
reporter David Cogswell, send e-mail to [email protected].