Disney World Preferred Parking: Do You Need It?

preferred parking at Disney World

Updated for 2018!

Disney World rolled out a preferred parking program back in 2016, allowing theme park visitors to get a closer parking spot at entrances to all four of their theme parks. Other theme parks in Orlando have charged for preferred parking for years. Regular car parking at Universal Studio’s garage is $20, with a preferred “Prime Parking” upgrade cost of $30(total). Universal offers valet parking ranging from $20 to $50 depending on how long you park your car. SeaWorld parking is $18, with a preferred parking upgrade cost of $23(total).

How much does Disney charge for parking and do you need to splurge on the up-charge for closer parking or take your chances just parking in the back? [Read more…]