Disney Quick Tips – Add Your Celebration To Your Advanced Dining Reservation

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Walt Disney World is a great place for a celebration! To help you celebrate, they offer free celebration buttons for just about any occasion. But that's not the only way Disney can help with your celebration. When making your Advanced Dining Reservation, be sure to ask the cast members to make a note of your celebration. Also, remind them of your celebration when you arrive for your ADR. You never know what kind of Disney magic they may bring to your celebration.While it's not guaranteed you … [Read more...]





Can Adults Enjoy Disney Character Dining?

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Recently my husband and I were discussing Walt Disney World with a friend who is considering taking his family on their first trip to Disney. After several questions about why we love Disney so much, the topic of Disney Character Dining came up. He wanted to know more but thought we probably didn't experience character dining on our vacations since my husband and I don't have kids. I can easily see how it might look like character dining is an experience just for families with children; however, … [Read more...]





Disney World AM or PM Extra Magic Hours: Which Is Better?

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Guests staying at an on-property resort at a Walt Disney World have the added benefit of Extra Magic Hours. In case you're not familiar with Extra Magic Hours, this is additional time the parks are open exclusively for on-property resort guests. This is a great time to take advantage of reduced wait times on your favorite attractions. While not all attractions are running during Extra Magic Hours, the most popular attractions usually are.On most days, one WDW parks will be open early for … [Read more...]





Hungry? Then Don’t Forget These “Packable” Snacks For The Disney Parks

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Ok, it’s no secret that I LOVE LOVE Disney food - they really do an amazing job with everything from the 5 course meals to the popcorn and snack carts and drinks – it’s all delicious. BUT – as with everything at the Disney Parks – the food is not cheap. Keeping your family’s stomachs full while at Disney can be a hard (not to mention costly!) job – everyone is excited, there’s a lot of walking, it’s hot – meltdowns are eminent. Luckily, there are ways you can prepare yourself to help prevent … [Read more...]





Ten “Don’t Dos” for Your Disney Trip

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We talk a lot here on Chip and Co about the Disney World "must dos"-must use a Disney travel agent, must get to Rope Drop, must take comfortable shoes, must eat at Be Our Guest, must make ADRs at 180 days.  But today we are going to talk about the "don't dos" for your Disney trip.  These will make your trip easier, smoother, and less stressful, right?  I hope so!  Here we go with the Ten "Don't Dos" for Your Disney Trip.Don't buy tickets from a ticket reseller or an outside source.  Buy them … [Read more...]