WDW Quick Tips: Pack Light And Skip The Checked Luggage

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I don’t know about you, but I personally hate checking luggage. I have never had luck with it – it gets lost or banged up or misplaced or ends up on the other side of the country – oh and can I mention how this is a service many of us are PAYING for now with baggage fees?…needless to say, I try to avoid it if at all possible. Since I live in upstate New York and driving to Walt Disney World would take 20 hours or more, I choose to fly and bring as little as possible. I have come up with some … [Read more...]



Disney’s Advanced Dining Reservation Strategy: Why An Itinerary Is A Must!

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Walt Disney World is a BIG PLACE – with a lot to do, a lot to see, and a lot to EAT! The dining choices are plentiful – and you will want to take advantage of making Advance Dining Reservations before your trip so that you can take advantage of all that the world of Disney Dining has to offer!You’ll want to be smart about your dining choices – one way you can do this is by creating a trip itinerary - which helps ensure that you are planning meals that are in/near the Parks you’re visiting on … [Read more...]



Disney World’s Advanced Dining Reservations – Making Sense of the System

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We've all heard the acronyms floating around when people talk about planning their Walt Disney World vacation, and one of the big ones is ADRs. What are ADRs and how does it affect your vacation? Is is a discount? Is it a backstage pass? Is some secret password to get into the suite in the top of Cinderella's Castle? None of the above.ADR stands for Advance Dining Reservation. Which means if you want to eat at a "good" (or popular) restaurant while at Walt Disney World, you need to be up … [Read more...]



Make Your Disneyland Advanced Dining Reservations Online Beginning October 3

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Beginning October 3, you can make dining reservations online at the Disneyland website! This new service will make it easier than ever to book a meal at your favorite restaurants in Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks, at the Downtown Disney District and at the hotels of the Disneyland Resort.With the new online booking option, the dine@disneyland.com email reservation service will no longer be offered, but those wishing to make a reservation over the phone may still call … [Read more...]



Disneyland Advanced Dining Reservations starting in October

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Disneyland is leaping into the modern era. Starting next month you can start making your Disneyland Advanced Dining Reservations online! Finally, right? I often share with my guests that Disneyland and Walt Disney World are so completely different that it's surprising they are the same company.Before I became an International Man Of Travel, I would plan my own trips to both Disneyland and Walt Disney World (well I still do and now yours too). It was the most frustrating experience to plan … [Read more...]