Should I do online check in at Disney World?

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One thing Disney offers is online check-in beginning 60 days before your stay at select Walt Disney World Resort hotels. When you arrive, simply head to the Online Check-In Desk, where your Welcome Folder and possibly Magic Band will be waiting. Show your valid photo I.D., complete your check-in and you’re on your way! Pretty convenient huh?Many fans ask me if I do online check in and I tell them NO!Over the years I have done the online check-in at Walt Disney World and from what I have … [Read more...]




Under the Sea: Journey of the Little Mermaid will Close for Refurbishment

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Under the Sea - Journey to the Little Mermaid at Walt Disney World has been around for barely 2 years and word is it will be closed for refurbishment starting Feb 2nd and ending March 6, 2015. Sadly this will happen during my mini-vacation. Hopefully you can plan your vacation around these dates, if this ride is a must do for you.It is said that there will be additions to the ride similar to the ones that were made to the same attraction in Disneyland last year. If you will be at Disney … [Read more...]




Big Hero 6 Stars Hiro and Baymax Are on Their Way to Disney Parks This Fall

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Great news for fans of Big Hero 6! Starting soon you can meet Hiro and Baymax at the Disneyland and Walt Disney World Resorts. Disney broke the news via the Disney Parks blog last week:At Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Hollywood Studios guests can step inside The Magic of Disney Animation attraction to tour the lab from the San Fransokyo Institute of Technology, and then meet Hiro Hamada and his huggable buddy Baymax in Hiro’s garage workshop.When Hiro and Baymax fly west to … [Read more...]




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...]