Extra Magic Hours are on the Schedule for 2016

We have great news, there will be Extra Magic Hours in 2016! I know there was some speculation that they might be a thing of the past because they were not appearing on the Disney Travel Agents calendar but low and behold, Disney came through!See the calendar here - January 2016So after you breathe a sigh of relief and the wheels are turning toward planning your 2016 Disney World vacation. Have no fear I am here to help.I am an Independent Travel Agent with World of Magic Travel … [Read more...]

Extra Magic Hours Might be a Thing of the Past

Hey everyone, your friendly neighborhood Disney Gossip columnist Anonymouse here. I know you have been hearing a lot from me lately, but you secretly love it! There is so much gossip swirling that I just can't help myself. You know I live for the gossip, good or bad. This gossip is not so good. I know many of you are going to be upset but let's remember that nothing is official until Disney says so. I digress... Extra Magic Hours might be gone in 2016! OMG!!Yes, I said it, Extra Magic Hours … [Read more...]

Top 10 reasons why you should stay at a Walt Disney World Resort

When planning a trip to Walt Disney World, one of the most important decisions you must make is whether to stay on-property, or off-property. There are pros and cons for both, and the choice depends on the needs of the people traveling. But if you're thinking about staying on-property in a Walt Disney World Resort, here are the Top 10 reasons why you should stay at a Walt Disney World Resort.1. Different Types of Accommodations - Walt Disney World Resorts are classified in three different … [Read more...]

Summer In Walt Disney World – What To Expect

Summer is a very popular time to visit Walt Disney World, and if you’re one of the many planning to make the trek during the upcoming months, then you will want to remember this - summer in Orlando is HOT and WET. Not only are the temperatures high, but the humidity is stifling, and there is thunder and rain storms almost every afternoon (and sometimes all day too!). Also, the crowds can get super intense, which for some isn’t an issue, but others might not love it. For many of you, summer is … [Read more...]

6 Steps for Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation

Ok, you have decided that you really want to go to Walt Disney World! Now how do you make that happen? Planning a trip to the most magical place on earth can be very overwhelming. Even those who have been there many times before may struggle with all of the decisions and options available. Don't worry, I am here to help! I am going to break down your planning into 6 easy steps!Of course my first recommendation is to contact a travel agent with World of Magic Travel who will be able to guide … [Read more...]

How To Stay Sane While Traveling To WDW During Spring Break

Spring break is an extremely popular time for families to visit Walt Disney World – which means the lines can be long, the crowds can be a bit insane, and overall you might feel a bit frazzled by the sheer volume of people at the Parks at any given time during March and April. Luckily, there are some things you can do to try to curb the spring break madness:When it comes to traveling to WDW…Fly Smart: If you will be boarding a plane to WDW, then you will want to pack smart - only bring … [Read more...]

Living the VIP Life with Disney’s Premium and Platinum Packages

I mentioned these vacation packages briefly in my recent “Which Dining Plan Is Right For You?” article, and they are definitely worth exploring some more, especially if you are considering booking a WDW vacation to celebrate something special like a honeymoon or an anniversary – or if you just want to experience some VIP treatment while at WDW!Living The Premium Life: This package includes accommodations at a Walt Disney World Resort, and Park Tickets that can be customized to the length of … [Read more...]

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

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

      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!

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...]