1923 Main Street: Disney Travel Style Podcast

Packing for your Walt Disney World vacation doesn't have to be stressful or overthought. In fact, it can be fun to pick your Disney outfits and clothes to match your vacation plans and what time of year you're traveling to Disney World.

The Ultimate Packing List for Walt Disney World

If you're flying to Walt Disney World, one of the first things to consider is whether you plan to check a large suitcase or simply go with carry-on. Obviously a larger suitcase will give you more space and you can bring more stuff. But is that a wise move even if you have the space?
 
If you're traveling with kids, then that means you'll have a few more things to pack. If they're old enough to have their own kid-size suitcase, then that can help. Otherwise, you may be to bring a checked bag or two.
 
Another important factor is whether you plan to stay onsite in a Disney Vacation Club Villa. Having access to a washer/dryer makes it a lot easier to pack light. You can do a quick mid-week wash and you're good to go.
 
Walt Disney World Packing List: 

Carry-on Suitcase, Packing Light, One Week Stay
  • 7 pairs socks and underwear
  • 7 shirts (mix and match as you see fit, t-shirts, button-up short sleeve shirts etc.)
  • 4 pairs shorts (or skirts or leggings) or 2-3 longer bottoms if a cool winter vacation
  • 1 pair pajamas
  • 1 swimsuit
  • 1 pair flip flops
  • Toiletries (shavers, pain relievers, hair care, etc.)
Backpack/Extra Bag
  • Wallet, Cash, Cards
  • Magic Bands
  • Electronics, Charger blocks, USB charging hub, Camera, Laptop/Tablet
  • Sunglasses
  • Other small miscellaneous items
Other considerations
  • Poncho, tiny palm-size travel umbrella
We recommend NOT to pack extraneous items like water bottles, portable fans and so on unless certain conditions are met (as covered in the audio episode). These types of items are usually a waste of space as there are plenty of opportunities all around Walt Disney World to keep cool, get fresh cold ice water for free and so on. Avoid any trinkets that take up space and add weight. Many packing lists include far too much of this type of thing and for most travelers, they are simply not necessary. 
 
How to Pack a Suitcase to Optimize Space
 
Fold, Roll or Compression Cubes? What's the Best Packing Method?
 
If you're trying to make the absolute most of the space you have in a suitcase, is rolling your clothes the best way to go? 
 
Flat folding tends to consume more space, although is does have an advantage for collared shirts. In some cases, a combination of roll and fold will work best. Listen to the full discussion and insights in the podcast episode.
 
What's Your Favorite Way to Pack for a Walt Disney World Vacation?
 
Join the conversation and share your best Disney travel packing tips on social media and tag us @1923MainStreet

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Mike Belobradic and Amelia Belobradic

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Creators & Guests

Host
Amelia Belobradic
Amelia Belobradic is co-host of 1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel News Podcast.
Host
Mike Belobradic
Mike Belobradic is the creator and co-host of the Disney Travel News Podcast at 1923MainStreet.com and a longtime expert on Disney travel.

What is 1923 Main Street: Disney Travel Style Podcast?

1923 Main Street® is an award-winning* Disney travel podcast hosted by Mike Belobradic and Amelia Belobradic. This is your source for the latest Disney travel style news, tips and advice.

Join Mike and Amelia for fun-filled informative discussions as they share the latest Disney travel style news every week. Get the latest style news for travel to Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Vacation Club (including Disney Aulani in Hawaii and Disney's Vero Beach Resort in Florida), Disneyland Paris and more.

In each episode, Mike and Amelia discuss everything Disney inspired style, from what to pack for your Disney vacation, what to wear in the parks, styling your wardrobe for Disney special events and more. Mike has over 50 years and 100+ weeks of onsite Disney travel experience, while Amelia brings a younger perspective to the table with 14+ years and nearly 40 weeks of onsite Disney travel experiences at the age of 16. Mike Belobradic is the founder of 1923 Main Street, a casual clothing line #InspiredByTheMagic of Disney and beyond.

*1923 Main Street: The Disney Travel Podcast won the Canadian Podcast Award for Outstanding Kids & Family Series in 2022 and has been nominated for Best Podcast Awards at the People's Choice Podcast Awards and the Canadian Podcast Awards.