Affordable Disney Vacations: Where to Stay to Save Money

So you have made the decision to visit Walt Disney World: congratulations! Now comes the fun part, planning your trip. If you are like most people, figuring out where you will be staying is one of the first decisions you need to make. And if you are also like most people, you want to save as much money as possible on this decision.The challenge then is figuring out what is the least expensive place for you to stay while at Disney World. Think you already know the answer? Well…let’s just say … [Read more...]

Pixie Pricing! Receive discounted rates for Disney’s Food and Wine Festival!

Pixie Vacations is at it again with another EXCLUSIVE offer! Book a vacation package with Pixie Vacations and stay at a select Disney Resort during the Food and Wine festival (October 5, 2011 through October 10, 2011) and receive 35%-45% off!Sample Pricing As follows: October 5, 2011 through October 10, 2011 2 Adults, 2 Children (age 8 & 12) Disney's Contemporary Resort 6-Day Base Tickets Plus Dining 1-Day Ticket to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney's Blizzard Beach or … [Read more...]

Additional Benefits for Staying at a Walt Disney World Resort


Location, location, location – With their on-property location convenient to the theme parks, the Disney hotels are a haven for guests who seek a midday swimming break – or a siesta.  For some guests, the convenience is even more specific… Many families with young children select accommodations in one of the “monorail resorts” – Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Polynesian Resort or Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.  Reason: location near Magic Kingdom and … [Read more...]

Will you save $$ on the Disney Dining Plan? Do the math!


I thought this was super interesting...So one one of my most recent trips, because we were going to be there for 4 full days but only 3 nights we figured that we would forgo the dining plan and see how it all worked out money-wise if we just paid out of pocket. I had been curious about this for a while and we knew even if we did the dining plan we'd be paying for at least a day of meals out of pocket anyhow.I always save all of our receipts and I did the math... very intense math for … [Read more...]

Ask a Disney Question? Is there a time of year when the golf courses aren’t open?


This question comes from Larissa, who asks:  "I was looking up information for the golf courses for my dad and it seems like they may not be open the time we're going to be there.  Any of them. Is there a time of the year when the golf courses aren't open?"Larissa:  I just spoke to Disney and they told me that there is always a golf course open. Disney has four 18-hole courses and one 9-hole walking course.  Each one is shut down for maintenance for two weeks in the fall and again in the … [Read more...]