Pounds to Dollars: Money Advice for the UK Traveller

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Budgeting for your trip is one of the hardest things to do before you go. It's difficult for any family but even more so for those of us living outside the US. For us Brits abroad, we're dealing with a whole new currency, one that's pretty much Alien to us.It's likely you'll spend your entire holiday thinking 'what's that in Pounds', and getting yourself mightily confused in the process.You do have the benefit of not having to pay for park tickets and transportation (assuming you are … [Read more...]

Dapper Day at Walt Disney World: What is it All About?


Hopefully you have heard by now that Dapper Day is coming to the Magic Kingdom, in Walt Disney World this Sunday March 9th.  We posted the full schedule of events HERE . It's not too late to get your discounted print-at-home tickets, and they start at $59. You can get them HERE but hurry! Deadline for these is BEFORE Friday March 7th ! While we are on the subject, what is Dapper Day really all about, what should you wear, and what's it really like to go? Word is getting out and it's actually … [Read more...]

“Disney – Party Of Two!” – Why Disney World Is Perfect For Pairs


Nothing beats a family vacation to Walt Disney World – getting to watch your loved ones experience all that Disney has to offer is truly a magical experience. Sometimes though, it’s nice to travel in a slightly smaller group – in fact a group of two is my preferred way to visit Walt Disney World. What are the advantages to traveling in a twosome to WDW? Why, I’m so glad you asked!Value Rooms – Because How Much Space Do Two People Need? I personally stay exclusively at WDW’s Value Resorts – … [Read more...]

Disney Quick Tips – Try Character Dining


Meeting the Disney Characters is one of the highlights of visiting a Disney park. Unfortunately, the lines to meet these characters can get quite long. Luckily, there is a way to hang out with your favorite characters without the long lines - character dining.Each of the four Walt Disney World theme parks, as well as many of the Disney resorts, offer character dining options. You can dine with Mickey and friends in the Contemporary, Pooh and friends in the Magic Kingdom, or even dine with … [Read more...]

Top 10 Ways to Pass the Time While Waiting in Line at Disney World


Even with Fastpass+, you will probably end up waiting in a line at some point during your vacation.  Waiting in lines at Disney World with kids can stretch parents' patience a little thin.  The best way to deal with waiting for your favorite attractions is to go to Disney prepared to wait.  The following top 10 ways to pass the time while waiting in line at Disney World are to help bust the waiting blues.Play on an electronic device - Smart phone, iPhone, iPad, etc. you name it. … [Read more...]