Richard Petty Driving Experience set to close this June

Richard Petty

Reports are coming in that this June Disney will be closing the Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World. The official word from Disney on what they plan on using the space for is Transportation Improvements. Does this mean Disney is expanding the parking lot for the Magic Kingdom? or will we see another Bus terminal of some sort?I for one think they might be building a second Transportation and Ticket center for Monorails that will run between … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Resort Refurbishment: Monorail Modified Schedule

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The Walt Disney World Resort Monorail System will undergo refurbishment that will impact the Resort and Express monorail beams on select days in February and March.The modified routes will be in effect on Feb. 3-5, Feb. 9-12, Feb. 23-26 and March 2-5, 2015 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. During these times, Monorails on the Resort beam will travel between Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa and Magic Kingdom Park. Monorails on the Express beam will now make an … [Read more...]


Changes to Disney’s Magical Express

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Starting January 2015, Disney’s Magical Express will make some changes to its pre-arrival documents for Guests arriving at the Walt Disney World Resort starting on Feb. 15, 2015 and beyond.The current airport transportation booklet will be replaced with a Disney’s Magical Express confirmation letter. This new document will provide the same helpful information in a refreshed layout. The one-page letter features new icons, as well as an arrival map to simplify the Guest travel … [Read more...]


Avoid These Top 5 Disney World “Rookie” Mistakes

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Your first trip to Walt Disney World is something you will remember forever – the rides, the shows, the magic, the food – it’s a great place to bring you family for a vacation. The first time you head to WDW, you will probably be overwhelmed by the sheer volume of information out there when it comes to planning and what to do and what not to do – so let me make it simple for you. If you catch yourself saying any of the below phrases, then you are in grave danger of making a Disney Rookie … [Read more...]


Disney is Testing Bus Wait Times with a My Disney Experience App

Bus Wait Times

Waiting for a resort bus at Walt Disney World may soon be made a little easier.  A new feature for the My Disney Experience app is currently being tested by Disney and though it is not currently available for guests it should help make planing a bit less frustrating.  The app gives an approximate time for bus arrivals at the current location, and it also keeps Disney aware of where delays are happening.Disney has already been experimenting with wait time screens at a few resorts and this … [Read more...]