What if we told you there’s a group of people whose job is to make your Disney dreams a reality? Before you think it’s too good to be true, we’ll cut to the chase: This group is called the AAA Dream Team. They’re travel experts who help you plan the perfect (and we mean perfect) trip to Walt Disney World® Resort.

And to help you get the most magic out of your trip, AAA Dream Team members Amisha and Ellen provide their Walt Disney World Resort tips by answering some of the questions they get most often:

Can I visit with my young kids and be sure everyone still has a good time?

Absolutely! You may not cover as much ground as you will when they get older, but you can still get a lot done and have a blast. The key is to be prepared and set realistic expectations. Pack some snacks (you’re allowed to bring those into the park) to keep your kids happy and save a few dollars. Also encourage them to take a nap as you travel between parks.

How do I choose where to stay?

Staying at one of the Walt Disney World Resort hotels is the ideal way to experience the magic of these parks. Each has a distinct theme—from luxurious Victorian elegance to classic Disney animation—offers free transportation to the parks and Disney Springs™, and comes with price points to fit different budgets. For even more budget-friendly options or accommodations for larger families, look into Disney’s vetted network of nearby Good Neighbor hotels—they offer transportation to the parks, too.

How do I get around the resort?

The best transportation option simply depends on where you’re staying and where you’re headed next. Usually, the quickest way around is the monorail that goes to the Deluxe resorts, Magic Kingdom® Park and Epcot®. There are also watercrafts that connect several resorts, Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios® and Disney Springs. But the most prevalent transportation is a network of buses that stops at all resorts, parks and Disney Springs. Need something that comes to you? The Minnie Van service works with the Lyft app, and they’re usually only minutes away.

Opening this fall: the new Disney Skyliner system, connecting several resorts and parks.

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How long should I plan for my trip?

Ideally, a nine-day trip is recommended to fully enjoy your trip to Walt Disney World Resort. This gives time for all four theme parks, plus Disney’s two water parks, resort pools, minigolf, 18-hole golf courses and tons of other activities around the resort. Planning a day of rest (like sitting poolside) in the middle of your trip can help everyone, too.

You can, of course, still have plenty of fun in less time—although, plan for at least four days. After all, there’s a lot of magic to go around.

What if I’ve only got a few days for my trip?

If everyone in your party is old enough to keep up, we recommend park hopping and hitting as many highlights as possible. Go to Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park in the morning and then head over to Magic Kingdom Park for some classic attractions. Or start in Epcot for a walk through the World Showcase and close out the day with Fantasmic! and fireworks at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

If you have younger kids with you or simply want to take it easy, consider focusing on only one park like Magic Kingdom Park or Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Will a trip to Walt Disney World Resort just be nonstop waiting in line?

With free Disney FastPass+ service and dining reservations, it’s possible to go all day without a lengthy wait in line. Here’s a pro tip: One key to getting the best Disney FastPass+ service reservation is staying in a Walt Disney World Resort hotel or certain Good Neighbor hotels, which allows you to book 60 days in advance as opposed to the standard 30-day window. And once you’re in the park, you can book your next Disney FastPass+ service reservation in the My Disney Experience app as soon as you scan your MagicBand.

Should I shy away from visiting when something new is opening?

Recent additions like Toy Story Land, Pandora—The World of Avatar and the soon-to-open Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge can draw big crowds and scare off some travelers. But by taking advantage of Disney FastPass+ service, you can still have fun even when attendance surges.

Plus, while everyone’s attention is on the newest rides, you can expect to find shorter wait times at older attractions.

What’s one simple money-saving tip?

If you have young kids, purchase Disney souvenirs—shirts, dresses or stuffed animals—before entering the park. This will help to avoid meltdowns when you won’t buy things with their favorite characters in the parks’ gift shops. Disney has a store at the Premium Outlets in Orlando where you can get park gear and souvenirs at a great value.

What’s your biggest piece of advice?

Don’t forget downtime! If you go nonstop at Walt Disney World Resort, you’ll get exhausted. So here’s one of the most important Walt Disney World Resort tips to remember: Schedule some time for lounging by the pool or taking it easy around the hotel. There’s plenty to do to keep your family entertained while you take a much deserved day off.

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