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...]

My Magic+ Magicbands Now being used for Extra Magic Hours


Disney's World's My Magic+ Magicbands will now be used for entry in the parks for EMH (extra magic hours).Starting yesterday Magicbands will be scanned to provide proof of your EMH status.Your band will be scanned by a cast member outside of the park entrance to prove your EMH status. Once you have been cleared you will proceed to the normal park entrance and use your Magicband to enter like usual.If you are using an RFID Key to the World card, you will follow the same procedure as if … [Read more...]

MagicBands to be used for Extra Magic Hours at Walt Disney World

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It seems as though Disney will now be using MagicBands for entry into the parks for Extra Magic hours.Hollywood Studios will be testing the use of MagicBands for entry into the park for Extra Magic Hours later on this week.On October 25, 27, and November 2, guests will be required to scan their MagicBand to a handheld device carried by cast members outside of the turnstiles. Once they are validated as resort guests, then they can enter through the turnstiles.Once your are inside the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Things to do in the Morning at Walt Disney World


While many people are early risers with young children in their families who visit Walt Disney World, you may never have realized all the great things there are to do in the earlier morning hours!1.  Extra Magic Hours - Most obviously you can take part in the early park opening for Disney World Resort Hotel guests! Extra Magic Hours change daily, weekly, monthly, all the time! Check the calendar on the website before you leave for your trip and grab a times guide.  Extra Magic Hours are a … [Read more...]

How NOT to Make it 24 Hours in the Parks

The big buzz around Disney parks is the upcoming 24 hour event to be held May 24th (how appropriate) .  This event titled, the Monstrous Summer All Nighter is similar to the "One More Disney Day" Event held leap day of 2012.    Were you there?  I was.  But, today I have a HUGE confession; a confession of monstrous proportions.  I attended the "One More Disney Day 24 Hour Event" and I did not make it 24 hours.  I failed miserably!  I made the freshman mistakes and I'm not proud of them.  But, … [Read more...]