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...]





Top 10 Reasons to Stay at a Disney World Resort

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      Trying to figure out whether to stay on or off Disney property can be an agonizing decision.  Staying at a Disney World Resort offers many perks and is why my family chooses to stay on property.  The top 10 reasons to stay at a Disney World Resort can help make your family's decision easier.As you may have heard with real estate: location, location, location matters.  What better location to be at during your vacation that on … [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...]





My Magic+ Magicbands Now being used for Extra Magic Hours

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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...]