New Marriott Hotels Coming to Disney’s Flamingo Crossing

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Oct 16th construction will start on 2 Marriott hotels in a new development that is just west of Disney World. There will be a SpringHill Suites and a TownePlace Suites coming to Disney's Flamingo Crossings, located on the corner of State Road 429 and Western Way.Flamingo Crossings is the fun-filled, value-oriented, themed tourist district being developed directly outside the western gateway to Walt Disney World® Resort. Orlando entertains millions of driving tourists a year. And the new … [Read more...]





Is Toy Story Midway Mania FastPass+ Only?

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Walt Disney World’s Hollywood Studios guests are reeling at the news that Disney is testing FastPass+ and Toy Story Midway Mania has no Standby line for the week of October 6-9, 2014. Monday through Thursday only guests who have scheduled a FastPass+ using MyDisneyExperience *in advance of arrival at the attraction* will be able to ride the popular shooting gallery arcade style attraction.   Disney representatives say that a select number of FastPasses will be available for those who did not … [Read more...]





Is Disney Park Hopper Really Worth It?

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I absolutely love planning Walt Disney World Vacations. I so often have people asking me if I think the park hopper is worth the extra money. The answer is, Yes! To me a Disney Park Hopper is part of what a Disney vacation is all about. I love knowing that from the moment that I check in at my resort I can go to any park that I want at any time that I want (well not any time, but you catch my drift).  For about $60.00 per pass added to any muti-day ticket that freedom can be yours!Why … [Read more...]





Disney Quick Tips – Should You Pack a Snack?

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Of course food is plentiful in the parks, but if you are trying to watch your budget or your calories, both can add up quickly. That's why I always pack snacks to take with me into the park. Here is why you should too!Everyone in your party may not have the same eating schedule. You may be getting hangry (hunger anger), and your travel companions may be racing toward Tower of Terror, laughing, and skipping along.  Also, if you are not a part of the dining plan with snacks already budgeted … [Read more...]





Magic Kingdom’s Memento Mori Shop Now Open outside of the Haunted Mansion

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Great news Disney World Addicts! Now officially open in Disney's Magic Kingdom is the long awaited Memento Mori, the Haunted Mansion-themed merchandise shop. We shared news of the opening a few months ago and have been patiently waiting for this spooky shop to open!If you are planning a visit, here are a few important things to know:There will be a purchase limit of six items per style, per guest, per day for products carried in the shop. The new Haunted Mansion open edition pins will … [Read more...]