Now that a lot of things are starting to open up and travel is becoming more common, booking a trip may be in your future. Although Disney has some limitations for the number of guests, they have slowly started to expand this. But this begs the question of how much will this cost? This is a very broad question and based on a lot of different factors. However, there are ways to save money on Disney resorts for your next trip. These can help save money whether this year or in the next several years.
Base the resort on your needs
We spend very little time at the resort and spend more time within the parks. In this case, it makes more sense for us to save money and get a value resort instead. If you are one that spends a good portion of your time at the resorts, then you may be better off getting a moderate-level room but if your goal is saving money as a whole, then value resorts will be your best friend. There can be hundreds of dollar difference with staying in a value over a moderate and even more with deluxe resorts.
Bounce back offer
The next two money-saving tips go hand in hand. However, this one is if you are a frequent flyer at Disney, then take advantage of the bounce-back offers if available. This is a special offer that is usually found in the in-room booklet. However, with a bounce-back offer, you can use the discount if you book your next trip before you leave on your current trip. Bounce back offers usually are a pretty significant percentage off and worthwhile if you are planning on going back.
Take advantage of Disney offers
These are the deals that come out later on, they usually come out about 6 months ahead of time. But if you have already booked your trip, you can add them on. But it can be hit or miss when the deals take place. This is the caveat with planning a trip. If you book too far ahead, they may not have a discount in the future. But book too close to the date and know there is a discount but no rooms available. This should not be a sticking point of your trip but something to know to save money on Disney resorts. Always keep an eye out for any potential deals when you will be staying at a Disney resort.
Use third party sites
If you are not looking to book the whole trip at once, you could buy your tickets first then book your room later through a different site. This can be a quick way to save some cash as there are usually last minute deals. You could book your day in the park then get the room last minute if any are available. However, this only works if you are not picky on the resort that you are staying at as there is a risk that they may not have any availability.
Do you have any other way to save money on Disney resorts? Let us know in the comments below?