Disney Quick Tips – Hand Sanitizer is a Must

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You have already crammed your phone, trading pins, Vinylmations, camera, extra camera battery, sunscreen, sunglasses, rain poncho, autograph book, and water bottle into your bag right before leaving your resort to head to the park in time for rope drop. But there is one thing you are missing and is a crucial aspect if you want to be fully prepared for the parks - hand sanitizer!Walt Disney World has an annual attendance of around 17 million people each year. That works out to roughly 46,500 … [Read more...]


Where to get your Cup O’ Joe (coffee) at Walt Disney World?

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If you are a coffee enthusiast like myself there is nothing better than a good cup of coffee in the morning or really at any time. Some folks prefer iced coffee or frappuccinos, but not me, I'm an ole fashion gal and like my coffee hot, preferably a café latté. While there are alot of choices to where you can get a real good cup of coffee at Walt Disney World, I'm going to share with you some of my favorites and then give you all a chance to tell us yours..Kona Cafe at Disney's Polynesian … [Read more...]


Disney Quick Tips – Add Your Celebration To Your Advanced Dining Reservation

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Walt Disney World is a great place for a celebration! To help you celebrate, they offer free celebration buttons for just about any occasion. But that's not the only way Disney can help with your celebration. When making your Advanced Dining Reservation, be sure to ask the cast members to make a note of your celebration. Also, remind them of your celebration when you arrive for your ADR. You never know what kind of Disney magic they may bring to your celebration.While it's not guaranteed you … [Read more...]


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...]


A New Spot to Watch Wishes at Walt Disney World

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If you've never seen Wishes at the Magic Kingdom before, I do recommend watching them from Main Street to gain the full experience of the spectacular show. I'd like to share this tip to those who have seen the show and may not want to deal with the incredible crowd that forms for Wishes. Head behind the castle!The majority of the bursts, at least all the huge ones are behind and perfectly visible from Fantasyland. The smaller bursts that form straight lines take off directly next to each … [Read more...]


Walt Disney World Quick Tips – How to get Free Parking

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 Today's quick tip is something many people overlook or forget about when planning their Walt Disney World vacation. The last time we drove down to Disneyworld I totally forgot this Quick Tip even though I have used it countless times in the past.Here is today's Quick Tip:Besides the benefit of Extra Magic Hours or Free Disney Transportation for staying on Disney Property, if you stay at a Walt Disney World resort you also get Free Parking at any of the Parks.Upon … [Read more...]


Disney Quick Tips – Try A Dole Whip

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The Disney Resorts offer some pretty amazing snacks. There are plenty of Mickey shaped snacks at Disney, but there are also quite a few other delicious snacks that you just have to try. At the top of that list is the Dole Whip.The Dole Whip soft serve sorbet treat arguably one of the best Disney snacks. While Dole Whips are available in orange and vanilla flavors, the pineapple flavor is by far the most popular. At Walt Disney World, you will find Dole Whips at Aloha Isle in Adventureland. … [Read more...]


Disney Quick Tips – Try Character Dining

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Meeting the Disney Characters is one of the highlights of visiting a Disney park. Unfortunately, the lines to meet these characters can get quite long. Luckily, there is a way to hang out with your favorite characters without the long lines - character dining.Each of the four Walt Disney World theme parks, as well as many of the Disney resorts, offer character dining options. You can dine with Mickey and friends in the Contemporary, Pooh and friends in the Magic Kingdom, or even dine with … [Read more...]


What is a Disney Pin Code and How do you get one?

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People ask me all the time what is a Disney Pin Code? The second question in that sequence is usually How do I get one? While the first question is pretty easy the 2nd one takes a little work, but here goes...A Disney Pin Code is a special discount Disney sends to you to entice you to book a Disney Vacation. Most Pin Code deals start rolling out when Disney is running a special promotion (like now). Usually the deals are better than the offers that are out there to make it hard not to want … [Read more...]


Disney Quick Tips – Be Sure To Use Disney’s FASTPASS

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Waiting in long lines is often part of vacationing at the Most Magical Place On Earth. Let's face it, there's nothing magical about waiting in line when you could be spinning in your very own teacup or taking a ride on a doom buggy! So how do you avoid these long lines? Just take advantage of Disney's FASTPASS system.There are currently two types of FASTPASSES available - the regular Fastpass which uses your park ticket to issue a paper FASTPASS and the FASTPASS+ which utilizes the MagicBand … [Read more...]