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Disney World Packages 2022: Should You Book Now?

Here is everything you need to know about booking Disney World packages 2022 in one place! 

cinderella castle close up

I’ve already had many readers ask when they should book their trips for next year, so I’m excited to share that Disney World packages 2022 can be booked now!

There’s a lot to know due to changes at Disney World.

Read on to get the details and four reasons you should consider booking your Disney World 2022 vacation package now.

Disney World Packages 2022: Get the best availability

beds in a room at Disney's Caribbean beach resort

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort

Next year will be huge at Disney World due to several factors, so availability at Disney resorts may be more limited than in years past.

First, many people have rescheduled their 2020 and 2021 vacations to next year.

There is a pent-up demand for travel, so we expect to see record crowds in 2022!

This year is the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World and there are many new features and attractions opening. 

woman in from of the millenium falcon at star wars: galaxy's edge

Me with the Millennium Falcon

Galaxy’s Edge is still new to many people and there will be a surge of interest in visiting this land as well once the parks reopen. 

It’s a great idea to book as soon as possible to get the best availability and your pick of resorts for Disney World packages 2022. 

I expect Value Resorts to be in especially high demand due to the economic situation so be sure to book those as early as possible! Learn what to expect at the Disney Value Resorts in this post

Right now you can book at all Disney World Resorts 500 days in advance with the exception of the following: 

  • All-Star Music & Sports
  • Wilderness Lodge (DVC villas are available however)
  • Port Orleans Resorts
little girl playing in splash pad at Disney's Art of Animation reosrt

Disney’s Art of Animation

Here’s what else you need to know about booking a 2022 package at this point:

  • Dining Plans aren’t currently available but are expected later
  • Park Hopper tickets are available
  • Magical Express is no longer offered for 2022 vacations
  • You will have first dibs on Disney World theme park reservations!

I highly recommend booking any package with our expert Disney travel agent Siera with Destinations in Florida. She can handle all of the details of your trip at NO additional cost – you can get a free quote from her here

Siera can book your dining reservations and help you plan your days if needed. Or you can do it yourself and have someone always available to answer any questions you have.

#2: You only have to pay a $200 deposit

cars Driving into disney world

Making a Disney World basic package reservation only requires a $200 deposit which is totally refundable up to 30 days before your trip.

There are no change or cancellation charges on a Disney World package up to 30 days before check-in. 

When you book your room and tickets separately, you’ll often have to pay for everything up front at the time of purchase.

And you usually have to pay for the first night’s stay in full, which can be well over $200. 

#3: You can set up a Payment Plan on your Disney World Packages 2022

cozy cone motel sign at Disney's Art of Animation resort

Some other advantages of booking your Disney World vacation now is that it gives you longer to save for and pay towards your vacation.

You can even set up a payment plan to work towards that balance when you book a 2022 package with Siera

You’ll have lots of time to set money aside and accumulate discounted Disney gift cards to pay off the balance on your trip!

#4: Get discounts automatically applied when they are released

free dining offer

If Disney releases discounts on room-only reservations or packages (such as the uber popular Free Dining Package) for your travel dates, Siera will automatically apply the discount that gives you the best price, thereby lowering your balance due.

Trust me, Disney will NOT automatically lower your balance due when you book directly with them!

You will have to monitor the discounts and call Disney to have a discount applied to your account if one becomes available.

You can relax and know that Siera will apply the best discount available to your package. 

Also please know that you can transfer your Disney World vacation to Siera if you have booked directly with Disney within the last 30 days and are not yet paid in full.

Your reservation will remain exactly as you originally booked it and you still have access to all of your planning through your My Disney Experience account. 

Click here to get a free quote for your vacation from Siera.

Any questions about Disney World packages 2022? Please leave a comment below or join the discussion in my free private Facebook group.


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Thursday 25th of November 2021

Can I still book with her and keep the prices with my Disney Rewards if I start with booking using my Disney Chase card? I’ve accumulated over $2000 in Disney points and would like to put them all towards a trip for my 3 kids, myself and boyfriend for March or April of 2022. I don’t have a lot to spend but my son will be 18 next year and want to use the child price yet for him and go this year! We plan 5-6 days. Any tips on using my Chase card for this would be appreciated! Thanks!


Friday 26th of November 2021

Yes absolutely!

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