Disney World Quick Tips – Don’t Over Buy Your Vacation Package


When we all travel to Walt Disney World, the resort hotel we choose is the easiest purchase decision we make because the costs of the room are pretty much up front with no surprises. We simply purchase what we can afford. My concern is the rest of the package which, if you're not realistic about what you can and want to do, might have more in it than you want or need and therefore costs you more $$$. If you don't want to or can't use all of the items in a package, why pay for them.TICKETS - … [Read more...]

Best Things I Love About Disney – But WHY The Jungle Cruise?


A lot of my friends are curious about WHY The Jungle Cruise is one of my all time favorite attractions. They are also curious about why it is always the first attraction we ride in the Magic Kingdom. Simple - it is pure Walter Elias Disney!!We all understand that it is old, the jokes told by the boat captains are horribly corny, the Animatronics are not very sophisticated, and frankly it has no surprises or real excitement. For us though, it sets us up for the rest of our time at the Magic … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies…More Than Buses Part 2


Boats! Boats! Boats! In Part 1 I covered almost every alternative form of Walt Disney World transportation except my favorite and a favorite of a lot of my fellow Oldies - BOATS!!! You might be surprised by just how much boat transportation there is at Walt Disney World. Three of the theme parks are serviced by some sort of boat transportation as well as a lot of the resorts. Rather than explain each one I'll just outline them here by venue.The Magic Kingdom area has a large number of boats … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Budget Considerations For Your Trip


There are very few people who visit Walt Disney World without having to carefully plan and budget their available funds. I use a very measured and logical (at least to me) approach for budgeting each of our visits. First - I always try to start early enough so I can plan how much money we can put aside on a monthly basis to meet our needs. We go often enough and have enough separation between visits so that we now have a permanent savings plan that covers all of our requirements.Once you … [Read more...]

Best Things I Love About Disney – How About Just Being There!!

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We all have our favorite attractions, parks, resorts, restaurants, etc. at Walt Disney World but it's all of these things put together that makes just being there one of the most magical things on earth for a Walt Disney World lover. It starts when we get to our home airport, get on the plane, sit back (as best you can in coach), put your iPod earphones on and prepare to listen to the hours and hours of Disney music you have there.Once you get to Orlando International Airport, you get on the … [Read more...]