Nervous About Traveling as an Adult for the First Time


Earning My Ears
Dec 30, 2018
Hi everyone! I'm heading out to WDW this week with my younger brother for a siblings trip! I'm 18 and have been to Disney several times, but have never travelled while being the "responsible adult in charge". There's no place I'm more confident in my abilities to navigate, etc. than Disney and have planned for anything that could possibly go wrong, but I'm feeling some last minute jitters about. Has anyone else been through a situation similar to this? Thank you! :figment:


Earning My Ears
Jul 20, 2018
Hon, everyone feels like this, the first time they do something as an adult! We've all been through it. ::smiles:: There's going to be a point where you aren't certain what to do - just ask the Cast Members, they'll help you out! They see it all the time.

Have you traveled alone before? Checked into a hotel room before? Paid for stuff on your own? Is there anything in particular you're feeling jittery about?

Ellie Webbs

Apr 26, 2019
I found that on my first adult trip the thing that made me feel really confident was having everything printed out just in case (reservations etc) and all in a dedicated folder. Keep all your important bits and bobs together in one place.
A nicely colour coordinated checklist never hurt anyone lol! Including writing down important numbers to call, I don't know about you but I don't memorize phone numbers anymore!
Maybe set up some ground rules with your brother. I'm sure you are both very reliable and responsible but an open conversation always helps 😊 and will hopefully take some of your nerves away.
I'm sure you will have an amazing time!


Earning My Ears
May 23, 2019
What an exciting time for you! Enjoy it, and just go with the flow. Little things that may not go according to plan will probably turn out to not be a big deal, after all. I'm envious of you!


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