Ask a Disney Question: A Split Stay


This question comes from Kristen:I'm pestering you again with another question. It's been officially determined that my fiance and I are getting married at Disney in March. *insert pause here for an excited dance* ;)My question is this - we plan on staying two nights at Port Orleans, and then for the remainder of the trip, staying at Pop Century to save some money. What's the best - and most cost-efficient - way of getting from one to the other?Thank you, always, for the … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question – Park Carry-ons

This question comes from Katie R:Hi Chip and Company, I am visiting Disney World in August with 3 other adults. I have been wondering for some time whether I should take a backpack or a purse? I know what to put in it (sunscreen, bottled water, touring plans, camera, etc.) but I am wondering if there are any advantages to one over the other? I was thinking of carrying a small, cross- body purse and hooking my water bottle on to it with its carabiner that is on the lid. So basically, … [Read more...]

Rope Drop – What’s all the Fuss?

As a Florida resident, most of my trips until the past few years were day trips.  We would leave early in the morning and arrive around 10, not thinking much about the going-ons before we arrived.  We rarely did multi-day trips and didn't think about arriving early, even then.Until I "discovered" the Rope Drop Ceremonies.  Starting 10-15 minutes before the park opens, cast members come out in different shows, welcoming the day and opening the parks with typical Disney magic.At the Magic … [Read more...]

Disney Character News and Rumors for July 2011

Walt Disney WorldPhineas and Ferb are now appearing daily in Disney's Hollywood Studios After a short break Lightening McQueen and Mater are meeting again daily at DHS with a new look for Cars 2 Also staying in DHS, Winnie the Pooh has replaced Lotso in the Art of Animation building and is appearing daily Moving to the Magic Kingdom, sadly both Flynn Rider and Prince Naveen are no longer meeting regularly... there have been lots of people upset about this change so hopefully Disney … [Read more...]

Fairies Fly to Magic Kingdom Park July 28

Tinker Bell and the rest of the Disney Fairies will return to Magic Kingdom Park for meet-and-greets beginning July 28. The Pixie Hollow gang will be stationed at the Adventureland Veranda in the Adventureland area of the park.Until that time, the fairies will continue greeting families at Epcot.Tip: For the most updated information on meet-and-greet locations for any Disney character, pick up a Times Guide at any Disney theme park.Source Disney Parks BlogRelated … [Read more...]