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...]

Disney World Planning 101- Kids Play Areas – EPCOT

Unlike the Magic Kingdom, there aren't actual climb around play areas for kids in EPCOT.  Don't fret though, because EPCOT does offer several different non-attraction areas to entertain the young ones.  During the warmer months, which are the majority of months in Central Florida, the fountains, shown above, a wonderful area for kids of all ages to run through and cool off.  The fountains shoot water at different heights and it can become a game to try to catch the water, or even try to avoid … [Read more...]