Disney Rewards Visa Character Meet ‘N’ Greet

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 One of the perks I have always enjoyed about being a Disney Rewards Visa cardholder is the Character Meet ‘N’ Greet opportunity at Epcot. All you have to do is grab your party which can be up to 6 guests per card member and your Disney Rewards Visa card and head to Innoventions West. Once inside the building, you will find a special area designated for this unique character opportunity. If you can’t seem to locate it, just ask any cast member and they will be happy to direct … [Read more...]


Top 10 things to do at Disney World on Rainy Days

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Rain can really ruin a day, or even a whole vacation. Luckily, when you’re vacationing in Walt Disney World, there are plenty of things to keep you occupied when the Florida weather doesn't want to cooperate.Here are some great things to do on a rainy (or any!) day at WDW:Catch a movie (and a meal!): at AMC Downtown Disney 24, you can catch that movie you forgot to go see (probably because you were so excited and busy getting ready for your WDW trip!). Not only that, but the theater’s … [Read more...]


Disneyland Planning Checklist

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We all want to get the most out of our vacations, and with some Key Disneyland Planning you can. We've created a handy checklist for you to follow along with as you start the planning process. If you use a Travel Agent, then they will do most of this for you.Here's a highlighted checklist of what to plan before arriving:Plan the Best Time of Year for Your Visit - This is very personal, if you don't like crowds, don't go in July. If you don't mind crowds and want full days with lots of … [Read more...]


Less Stress and More Magic at Walt Disney World

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When you stay on Disney property, you have everything you need, right at your fingertips?  Right?  Usually, that is the case.  Small shops at resorts and Downtown Disney can provide some basic needs, there are a few grocery stores right in the area, and Disney even rents their own strollers...uncomfortable and slightly impractical...but you can rent a stroller at the parks. However, there are some businesses that can make your Disney experience even easier and more magical that I want to share … [Read more...]


My Disney Experience planning for a Toddler’s Walt Disney World Trip.

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 Going to Walt Disney World with a toddler is something that causes anxiety in many parents. There are so many questions and expectations that for some it can be a little overwhelming. My best advice is, flexible planning. Have a plan, know what you want to accomplish, but also be willing to go with the flow when plans change.The first trip with my son was also my first trip using My Disney Experience and Magic Bands. I knew very little about them, and did the best I could. My … [Read more...]


How far in advance should I book my Disney airfare?

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Every day I get emails from clients about airfare to Disneyland or Walt Disney World. Previously, I wrote about the best days of the week to book airfare and which days of the week to travel by air.Today, I want to give you the inside scoop on how far out from your trip to purchase your airline tickets.  Recently, the worker bees at CheapAir did a huge study on how far out from your trip to purchase airfare.Here are the latest suggestions according to their exhaustive study and … [Read more...]


10 Disney Dining Reservations You Need to Make at 180 Days

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Making your Disney ADRs {Advanced Dining Reservations} is a must if you have the Disney Dining Plan.  Can you imagine the chaos-and time wasted-if Disney didn't strongly encourage you to make these at 180 days in advance?  If you are like me, you are up at 6AM on the Disney website, logged into your My Disney Experience making ADRs for those hard to get restaurants.  What defines "hard to get" by Disney standards?  Popularity, times available, and location are all factors when it comes to making … [Read more...]


Pose and Smile! At These Top WDW Photo Op Spots

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My favorite WDW trip souvenir by far is always the photos I take – I love capturing moments and memories, and I love that there are so many great places to do so at Disney! There’s obviously the more popular places like in front of Cinderella’s Castle, or the Tree of Life (my family clearly loves to pose there, don’t we look cute?!) – but there are tons of other places to snap a great picture too – so here are my Top 5 “Off The Beaten Path” Photo Op Spots:The front of Cinderella’s Castle … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Quick Tips – How to get Free Parking

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 Today's quick tip is something many people overlook or forget about when planning their Walt Disney World vacation. The last time we drove down to Disneyworld I totally forgot this Quick Tip even though I have used it countless times in the past.Here is today's Quick Tip:Besides the benefit of Extra Magic Hours or Free Disney Transportation for staying on Disney Property, if you stay at a Walt Disney World resort you also get Free Parking at any of the Parks.Upon … [Read more...]


Top 10 Places to Cool Off at Disney World

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Summer is just around the corner, but things are heating up at Disney World already!  It can be important to plan some time to cool off on your Walt Disney World vacation.  Keeping cool and hydrated are critical when the Florida temperatures soar.  Trying to figure out where to go to stay cool?  Let's take a look at the top 10 places to cool off at Disney World.Typhoon Lagoon is the tropical themed water park where you are sure to have wild and wet fun.  It boasts a surf pool, water slides, … [Read more...]