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Apply to Become a 2023 planDisney Panelist



Have you mastered the art of planning Disney vacations? Apply to be a 2023 planDisney panelist and begin your journey to help others plan their next Disney vacation! The 2023 planDisney Search will open at Noon ET on Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022, and close promptly at Noon ET on Sept. 13, 2022.

What is planDisney?

planDisney is a diverse group of passionate and knowledgeable guests (just like you!) who share their insights on planDisney.com to help other guests maximize their Disney vacations. Panelists are chosen for their ability to answer questions in one of four specialties: Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort, Disney Cruise Line, or Disney Vacation Club. “As planDisney panelists, we’re here to listen to every question and provide a genuine, personalized response,” says current panelist Michelle. “Through our combined experiences, we’ve tasted every snack, tested every ride, sailed on all five cruise ships, and indulged in nearly every Enchanting Extra.”

How do I become a 2023 planDisney panelist?

The Search for new panelists consists of three rounds: a series of short answer questions, a brief video submission and an interview. You can begin your application journey on Sept. 7t at Noon ET. For more information and eligibility requirements, visit planDisneySearch.com.

What makes a great panelist?

We are searching for individuals who are determined to share their knowledge, experience, and passion for helping other guests plan the most magical vacations possible. “If we can’t answer a question based on our experience, our experience will guide our research,” Jennifer shares. “We have a sincere desire to help each guest maximize the magic on their future Disney vacations.” A great panelist has excellent communication skills and can provide clear and insightful answers in a heartfelt and meaningful way. Kamini shares, “I love to express myself through writing, so I embraced this opportunity to build my creative writing skills in a subject that is so special to me!”

We look forward to hearing from you for the 2023 planDisney Search! While you wait for applications to open, we encourage you to study up on what planDisney is all about and what it takes to be a panelist:

  • Visit the About planDisney page to learn more about the program
  • Meet the current panelists on the Meet the Panel page
  • Stay tuned to @planDisneypanel on Instagram as the current panelists share what it’s like to be a planDisney panelist and give insights on the Search process
  • Check out the latest special episode of the planDisney Podcast where panelists share their personal application stories and tips for applying:

planDisney panelists are independent contractors, not Disney cast members, and receive a reward trip to one Disney Destination for themselves and up to three other family members and/or theme park tickets for their participation on planDisney.


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