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Apply to Become a 2023 planDisney Panelist

Hi everyone!

It’s that time of year again if you want to apply to become a 2023 planDisney panelist! planDisney used to be known as the Disney Parks Moms Panel. The search for new panelists opens Sept. 7th-13th, 2022 at planDisneysearch.com. Read below the video for all the details!

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (August 30, 2022) – Disney Parks, Experiences and Products is looking  for experienced Disney Parks guests to apply for a chance to become a 2023 planDisney  panelist. planDisney is an online question-and-answer forum for planning Disney vacations. For 15 years, thousands of hopeful candidates apply annually to become part of this diverse panel to  help future guests plan their most magical Disney getaways. This year, the application window  opens Wednesday, Sept. 7, at noon EDT and runs through Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2022, at noon EDT.  Apply online at planDisneySearch.com.

Formerly known as Disney Parks Moms Panel, planDisney launched in 2008. Since its inception,  guests turn to the panel for proven experience and knowledge when it comes to planning a  Disney vacation. planDisney Panelists are actual guests, not Cast Members or Disney  representatives, and they provide tips and recommendations based on their own experiences at  Disney destinations.

Panelists respond to guest-submitted questions and share answers about Walt Disney World  Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line and Disney Vacation Club, accessible to everyone at planDisney.com. Not only can guests ask their own questions on the site, but they may also search  and save from more than 220,000 previously asked questions and answers on this official Disney  platform.

planDisney is available in four languages – English, Spanish, French and Portuguese. The panelists  are comprised of diverse individuals in different life stages; they come from large families, small  families, and families with no children. The 2023 panelists will be selected based on their  personal experiences with Disney destinations, their communications skills in sharing their Disney  knowledge and their ability to connect with guests looking for practical, helpful advice from their  peers.

“planDisney is a group of Disney enthusiasts who offer their collective and varied knowledge to help  guests preparing for a Disney resort or Disney Cruise Line vacation. With people from varied  backgrounds, ages, and even different nations, there is likely a panelist whose experiences match the  needs of most any guest,” says panelist, Doug. “This unfiltered advice, provided not by a Disney cast  member but by a fellow guest, helps other guests plan their vacation for their own needs and wants  with the expert advice of a seasoned Disney traveler.”  

How to Apply 

Applications for a chance to become a 2023 planDisney Panelist will be accepted from noon EDT  on Wednesday, Sept. 7, through noon EDT on Tuesday, Sept. 13. To apply, visit  planDisneySearch.com. The application is a three-stage process: a series of short-answer  questions, a brief video submission and an interview. The 2023 planDisney Panelists will be  selected in November and announced in January 2023. Applicants selected must be available to  attend a training session at Disneyland Resort in December 2022. Additional eligibility  requirements can be found on planDisneysearch.com.

About planDisney 

planDisney, formerly Disney Parks Moms Panel, is a diverse group of panelists offering authentic  advice to guests planning a Disney vacation. Guests can pose questions to the panelists in English,  Spanish, French and Portuguese, and gain access to other vacation-planning tools. Featuring just  12 members during its inaugural year in 2008, the panel now boasts approximately 50 Disney  vacation savvy, active panelists as a result of the popularity of the site and the ever-growing  number of questions submitted by curious guests. Serving as independent contractors, the panelists  receive a reward trip to one Disney Destination for themselves and up to three family members  and/or theme park tickets for their participation on the planDisney panel. For more information  and to meet all the panelists, visit planDisney.com.