Teacher Appreciation

Teacher Appreciation

We LOVE Teachers & Educators!

Special room rates starting from $88/night at the Disney Springs® Resort Area Hotels are extended to Teachers and School Support Staff this summer. Stay at any one of our hotels and enjoy the Disney 30-minute Early Theme Park Entry benefit * with valid Disney Theme Park ticket and theme park reservation.

Book between May 31 and August 15, 2022 for travel between May 31 – September 5, 2022.

From $99/night & $10 resort fee (normally $24)

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Enjoy the Disney Magic this Summer!

Epcot 50th Celebration Monorail


  • Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival – don’t miss it – ends July 4, 2022
  • Garden Rocks Concert Series – local bands Tuesday – Thursday and internationally recognized artists Friday – Monday – through July 4, 2022
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind – open now
  • Epcot® International Food & Wine Festival – begins July 14, 2022
  • Eat to the Beat Concert Series – nightly July 14 – November 14, 2022

Disney’s Animal Kingdom®

  • A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King – daily
  • Mickey & Friends Flotilla – daily
  • Tree of Life Awakenings – nighlty

Disney's Animal Kingdom Cavalcade with Mickey and friends

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Magic Kingdom® Park

  • Mickey Celebration Cavalcade – daily
  • Disney Festival of Fantasy
  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party* – select dates from August 12-October 31, 2022

*Note that some events require a separately priced ticket.

Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

  • Slinky Dog Dash – at Toy Story Land
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
  • Beacons of Magic – nightly at The Hollywood Tower Hotel
  • Wonderful World of Animation – nightly at 9 PM at the Chinese Theatre

Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios

Other benefits of staying at one of the seven Disney Springs® Resort Area Hotels include:

  • Disney Early Theme Park Entry* benefit in 2022- enter 30 minutes before the Parks open to the general public with valid Disney theme park ticket
  • Transportation to all 4 Walt Disney World® theme parks
  • The ability to purchase Disney theme park admissions at each hotel, but take advantage now to reserve your park entrance
  • Advance tee times (90 days) on all 4 Walt Disney World® Golf Courses and rental equipment – TaylorMades clubs and 2 sleeves of TaylorMade golf balls for only $50 per person. (Junior rental equipment is free) and pre-round range balls included – book a tee time now
  • The ability to book advance dining and dinner show reservations for all restaurants across the Walt Disney World® Resort.
  • Guests at these hotels also receive the “2022 Disney Springs® Passport” booklet that features exclusive discounts and specials from Disney Springs® merchants on entertainment, shopping and dining.

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Terms & Conditions:

The Teacher Appreciation discount rates apply to Preschool, Daycare, Kindergarten – College teachers and support staff in the U.S. and Canada. The special rates are available for bookings May 31, 2022 through August 15, 2022 for hotel stays June 1 – September 5, 2022, based on availability. Some blackout dates may apply, and availability may be limited. The rates do not include the Resort Services Fee or daily parking fee (if applicable), taxes or gratuities. The offer is not valid with any other special offers, promotions, existing reservations, or for groups. All teachers and school support staff must show proof of employment upon check-in.


As part of The World’s Most Magical Celebration, Guests of a Disney Springs® Resort Area hotel will be able to enjoy more fun with 30-minute early entry to any Walt Disney World® Theme Park, every day with a valid Disney Theme Park ticket! It’ll be a great way to get a jump start on your Disney day, no matter the day! During the early entry period, select attractions, merchandise and food and beverage locations will be operating.

Applicable theme park, days and times of operation, attraction and service availability may vary and are subject to change without notice. Subject to capacity and cancellation.


What do I need to enjoy Early Theme Park Entry?

  • Valid theme park admission
  • Park reservation
  • Disney MagicMobile pass (hotel reservation must be linked via My Disney Experience, see below) or Early Theme Park Entry voucher provided by the hotel

Please note guests without the Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option must spend the day at the same park where they’d like to enjoy the Early Theme Park Entry benefit.

How do I link my hotel reservation and tickets to My Disney Experience?

  • Visit StartYourDisneyExperience.com and sign in or create an account.
  • Build your Family & Friends list to include those staying with you in your Hotel. Please note: Our system automatically defaults to 4 people per room reservation (2 adults and 2 children). In the event you have less than 4 people in your travel party, please use the name(s) of your favorite character to fill open spots. From there, you will be able to book your reservations for the people in your party.
  • Link your Hotel reservation/confirmation number to your My Disney Experience account. This is located under My Plans > Link to Account > Link Hotel. Tip: If you have issues linking via the app your the desktop version
  • Link your Theme Park tickets to each of your Family & Friends in your party.
  • Make theme park reservations for each member of your party that has valid theme park admission.

How do I get MagicMobile Pass?

  • Once you have linked your hotel reservation, theme park admission and made your park reservation be sure you have the Disney MagicMobile downloaded on your phone.
  • This can be done via the MyDisney Experience App where you can choose from several Disney MagicMobile pass styles (even ones that animate upon use) and add it to the digital wallet on your eligible iPhone or other smart device.
  • Follow the steps in the app to create digital passes for other members of your party or to link their passes to your device.

What’s Available at the Theme Parks During the early entry period?
Select attractions, merchandise and food and beverage locations will be operating. Early Theme Park Entry schedule and available attractions are subject to change without notice. See the full list by clicking here

Will I be able to use the hotel shuttle to enjoy Early Theme Park Entry?
Yes, currently our shuttles start departures 2 hours prior to park opening which is an hour and half before Early Theme Park Entry. Please note this is subject to change.

What do I do when I get to the Theme Park?
Once you are through security look for the signs that say “Early Entry For Guests of Participating Hotels”. A cast member will either scan your MagicMobile Pass on your phone or you show them the Early Theme Park Entry voucher provided by the hotel.

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