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    Default Large group going Disney world fall of 2020 when should we start planning?

    Trying to put together a group maybe 15 to 20 rooms needed. Friends and family members when would you all recommend we start booking. Of course airfare is not out yet for Late September / October of 2020 but room rates are. What do you normally book first?

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    When we are going as a large group, we normally figure out when we are going and where we are staying first. Then I book our rooms through Magical Journeys. They have always been amazing about taking care of everyone's room reservations. It takes a lot of stress off of me.
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    You should have your resort reservations in place prior to the 180 day mark so you can make your Advance Dining Reservations.
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    Since planning is part of the fun, you can start talking about the "must-do"'s at anytime. The important dates are the 180-day mark, to make your ADR's. You can book your preferred days at the hotel anytime, but it may with worth waiting for a while to see if any deals/discounts become available.

    I recommend using Magical Journeys, they can sort out the booking logistics of a big group, so you don't have to!
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    You'll have to think about which meals you might want to try and do together. If you're talking 15-20 rooms potentially, that sounds like 30-50 people. There are not many places that can easily accommodate a group like that - you'll likely be dividing into 2, 3, 4 or more tables. But we've experienced 21/22 people at the same table at places like 'OHana, Boma, and China. You'll have other options where they'll be able to get 10-12 at each table near each other. It really depends on who wants to join in what meals!

    It will be a lot of planning, but it will be an experience you will never forget. Best of luck on this planning adventure!

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    I believe Disney World has a special phone number for groups needing 10 rooms or more. There are probably special discounts. And I think they can arrange for group meals, etc.

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    Don't plan on doing everything together as a big group. That will become a nightmare for you. Plan on breaking up into small groups and then meeting for a meal or doing certain rides together etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cinderelley View Post
    Don't plan on doing everything together as a big group. That will become a nightmare for you. Plan on breaking up into small groups and then meeting for a meal or doing certain rides together etc.
    Agreed 100%. Very good advice. Trying to have everyone together all the time just ruins the fun.

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