Disney World Quick Tips – Saving Money at Quick Service Eateries for Adults


I just returned from Walt Disney World after being there for 9 days, and I wanted to make sure to tell you about something that can save you BIG on your Disney vacation… ordering off the kids menu.If you are really wanting to save some cash on your next Disney vacation then when eating quick service (aka counter service) order off of the KIDS Menu instead of the adult menu. You can read more about counter service HERE.  Let me see if I can break it down for you with an example:Pecos … [Read more...]

Top 10 Table Service Meals at the WDW Parks


Having a delicious meal at a sit-down restaurant is the perfect way to decompress after a long day of touring the Walt Disney World Parks. Luckily, you don't have to go too far to get the relaxation you deserve - WDW has plenty of table service restaurants located throughout all of the 4 Theme Parks , and here are the Top 10:1.Hollywood Brown Derby- Modeled after the original Hollywood restaurant, this spot is classy and classic . It's fun to check out all the star's charicatures on the … [Read more...]

Transportation Issues before the Disney Parks Open


Imagine with the Disney Diva  for a second: You're excited! You've discovered you can actually get in the parks before they "officially" open by making an early advanced dining reservation. You get an 8am reservation for Tusker House and are ecstatic. But then you have a strange revelation... resort buses don't start running until 1 hour before park opening. How am I going to GET to my reservation since I'm staying on property and I don't have a car??? I recently had a reader ask a question … [Read more...]

Disney World Quick Tips – Don’t skip the Advanced Dining Reservations

When your planning your Disney World Vacation  I can't stress how important it is to make those Advanced Dining Reservations or ADR's. There is nothing more frustrating that having to wait sometime hours to eat a meal. Countless times I have gone up to a restaurant to check in and heard the hostess tell the people in front of me "It's going to be over a hour wait". Ugh!Disney World has some of the best dining on the planet and there are many Disney Food Junkies like myself out there who … [Read more...]

Disney World Planning – Extra Magic Hours Strageties


I have gotten into many debates with people over visiting the parks during Extra Magic Hours. Don't get me wrong I like the idea of Extra Magic Morning or Evening Hours, but does the HUGE influx of people at that park on that day really account for an hour or so of additional time at the parks?I know a lot of you when planning what park you will visit on what day specifically pick the parks with Extra Magic Hours. You get to get into the park early, ride some rides before it gets busy, and … [Read more...]