Going Deluxe at Disney World – Is it worth it?

Going to Disney world is a one of a kind experience and for many choosing just how they are going to mold their trip can be quite overwhelming. There are so many choices to consider when making plans; do you get a park hopper, is the dining plan right for your group, do you sign up for a special tour, or is there a reason not to add water park entry to your ticket? All of these are valid questions, but perhaps one of the most pressing questions is what category of hotel is right for you when … [Read more...]

Affordable Disney Vacations: Splurging on Animal Kingdom Lodge

As one of Disney’s Deluxe resorts, the Animal Kingdom Lodge is not the first place that comes to mind when trying to save money on a Walt Disney World vacation. Still, with the new 25-30% Deluxe Resort Summer Savings, Disney is offering a promotion that may make this stunning resort a possibility for your budget. Is it worth splurging on? In my opinion, absolutely! We had the opportunity to stay here for two nights several years ago, and to this day I can recall what an amazing experience it … [Read more...]

Disney Confidential – Major Resort Rumors debunked…

Hey Guys and Gals Chip here... I am please to report that that no good Anonymouse has had her computer taken away for spreading incorrect and outlandish rumors! On behalf of myself and the staff at C&C we apologize for providing you with incorrect information. She thought she had a reliable source for this rumor but like anything till Disney makes an announcement it is just a RUMOR.Please send all hate mail to AnonyMouse@chipandco.com or post it on her Facebook Page.p.s. - … [Read more...]

Oldies But Goodies – Six Important Reasons For Seniors To Stay Onsite

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The choice to stay on or off site is an important one and can be particularly important for us, the Oldies. There are tons of reasons for staying on site that become apparent when you compare the experience to staying off. I guess you can compare them if you stay off site first like we did - ONCE, either that or you can take my word for it. Let's address what I feel are the six most important reasons for Seniors to vacation on Disney property.Safety - As we get older, particularly when … [Read more...]

Take A Boat Ride With Us From Downtown Disney To Port Orleans Riverside


One of the reasons we enjoy staying at Port Orleans Riverside is the wonderful boat transportation option from the resort to Downtown Disney and back. It's not just convenient but a terrific way to relax at the end of your day so you can get a great night's sleep when you get back to the resort. Let's take that ride from Downtown Disney to the resort together. I won't be putting in a lot of narrative, just enough to let you know where we are. Enjoy the trip!!Saratoga Springs Resort from … [Read more...]