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I am a working mother of four adult children, 2 granddogs, and one grandcat. I have been a Disney fanatic since 1959, when my parents took my sister and I on a journey across the country to Disneyland. Needless to say, we were thrilled, and this became our vacation destination for the next 10 years. Later, when Walt Disney World was opened, we travelled to Florida and discovered a whole new Disney experience, and WDW became our new vacation destination. Now, our extended family members are all Disney Fanatics and always ready to talk about anything Disney.

10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Poncho

1. Ponchos There are plenty of retail stores that sell ponchos which are condensed into a small package which will take up less room in your backpack or bag.  They are very cheap and are a good idea, because of the frequent, unpredictable afternoon rain showers that occur quite often in Florida.  I hope your Disney vacation is fantastic!  Disney takes ...

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Toy Guns

2. Weapons of any Kind This rule is rather obvious, but it also includes any object that appears to be a weapon, such as a toy gun, toy blaster, squirt gun, etc.  Be careful what toys, if any, you pack for your toddlers or infants.  There are plenty of shops where you can pick out a special Disney toy for ...

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Beer

4. Alcoholic Beverages, Marijuana, or Any Illegal Substance These items are not allowed in any of the parks.  Don’t even try to hide these in your bag or backpack because they will be found and confiscated at the security table.  You might even be arrested on the spot for possession of an illegal substance.

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

glass bottles

5. Glass Containers Glass containers of any kind, with the exception of small baby food jars, are not allowed in any of the theme parks.  There are no other exceptions to this rule.  Just make sure any snacks, such as pickles, salsa, dip, etc. are in plastic containers.  If any glass jars or bottles are found in your bag, you ...

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Single stroller available from private stroller rental company

6. Strollers, Scooters, Wheelchairs Be sure to remove all items from wheelchairs, scooters, or strollers before approaching the security bag check area.  This includes any bags or other baby accessories. This will speed up the process and keep the lines moving.

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Park Bag

7. Don’t Over Pack In order to get through the bag check line quickly, do not overstuff your bag or backpack.  The security personnel are very thorough and will search every nook and cranny of your bag with a flashlight.  Too many loose items will cause a delay in their search.  Snacks and water bottles should be placed in a ...

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

8. Credit Cards, Cash, Magic Bands When linked with a credit card,  your Magic Band is all you will need to make purchases in any of the parks.  If, however, your Magic Band is not linked to a credit card, it would be wise to bring just enough cash for the day and keep it in a secure pocket in ...

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Phone Charger

10. Phone, phone charger Your smart phone is your lifeline to Disney Park apps, which can be used to make or change ride or attraction Fast Passes, and most phones today double as cameras, which will definitely leave more room in your bags. Put your phone in a zipper pocket which is easily accessed and secure in your bag.

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10 Ways to Safely Pack Your Bag for Disney Parks and Not Get Stopped at Security

Spaceship Earth Bag

9. ID, Other Paperwork Place your ID card and any other pertinent paperwork in a clear sealed plastic bag in a zippered pocket inside your bag or backpack.  If any member of your family or group loses their Magic Bands, a copy of your reservation confirmation and ID will help get a replacement quicker.  It’s also a good idea to ...

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