Disney Vacation Club to Expand to Include the Polynesian Resort

Hi ya everybody! It's your friend Anonymouse here to share the latest Disney gossip with you!Today, I have some exciting news to share with you about the Disney Vacation Club. The Disney Vacation Club will be expanding to include Disney's Polynesian Resort! Construction on the Disney Vacation Club Villas at Disney's Polynesian Resort is expected to begin by the end of the year. It may be completed by 2017, but no one seems to know for sure! Disney Vacation Club will be adding 20 bungalows on … [Read more...]

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party & Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Ticket Information & Details

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls! It's me, Anonymouse, and tonight, I have some exciting details about some special events at Disney World to share with you!I'm hearing about some dates and ticket prices about some special events at the Walt Disney World Resort for later this year! Tickets are supposed to go on sale May 1, 2013.Night of Joy is Disney's contemporary Christian music festival. This year it will be held September 6-7, 2013 from 7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. If you … [Read more...]

10 Money Saving Tips for your next Disney World Vacation

Want to take the kids to the Disney World, but money a little tight? With this economy who's budget isn't tight...With a little planning it can be done: here are ten ways to save on your next Disney World Vacation.Stay at a Disney Value Resort Hotels - While on property you still get all the extra's as someone staying at the larger resorts. Such as Disney Transportation, extra magic hours, Disney Dining Plan, and much more. The rooms might be a little smaller but your just there to sleep … [Read more...]

Armed Forces Salute Military Discount!

Current and past service members are entitled to some pretty great discounts through September 28, 2013. These room and ticket discounts are called the Armed Forces Salute.  Here are some of the discounts you can expect and some information to help service members plan their trip!Rooms at Disney resorts can be reserved for some excellent discounts most nights with the exception of November 22, 2012 through November 24, 2012; December 23, 2012 through December 31, 2012; and March 25, 2013 … [Read more...]

Raytheon honors service members and military families at Shades of Green at the Walt Disney World Resort

Raytheon Company is honored to renew its sponsorship of the Raytheon Wounded Warrior Suite at the Shades of Green Resort at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Raytheon Wounded Warrior Suite provides wounded service members and their families with a 1,200-square-foot ADA compliant suite that can accommodate up to 10 adults and four children. "Raytheon salutes and thanks all of our service members and their families who make daily sacrifices on our behalf," said Pamela … [Read more...]

Disney’s Armed Forces Salute allows for Continued Special Vacations

On Wednesday, August 8th, Disney released the details of the renewed Armed Forces Salute for 2012-2013.  This "Salute" offers Military members and their families admission tickets and resort rooms at a discounted price.  Due to the much appreciated discount, many Military members and their families are able to experience a special and memorable vacation that they otherwise may not be able to afford.I've asked Steve Bell, creator and owner of the Military Disney Tips website, to share a … [Read more...]

Military Perspective – No Shades of Green for Me

Recently, a Chip Panel Blogger wrote a great article about where to start planning a Disney Vacation as a military family.  This article is a great overview of some fantastic options.  I wanted to expand on this article from my perspective.As a member of the U.S. Military for over 7 years now, I have taken full advantage of many of the perks Walt Disney World offers to the U.S. Military.  I am regularly asked questions by my coworkers what the best options are and I usually hear everyone say … [Read more...]

Disney salutes the U.S. Military

For the last few years the Disney Company has offered amazing ticket and room discounts for us Military families. I for one really appreciate it when a company like Disney offers these kinds of deep discounts to us.Disney offers a $138.00 park hopper promotional ticket to Active duty, Retired Military, National Guard and Reservist. For $27 more you can also add the Water Parks, fun and more option. This is an incredible savings. Disney allows you to activate only 6 tickets at a time and the … [Read more...]

Planning a Disney Vacation for Military Families

Planning a vacation for a military family can be hard. There are deployment schedules and training exercises that always seem to get in the way, but with the right amount of planning, it can be pulled off.The first thing to consider is who is going with you.  Sometimes, it is best to go as just your own small family unit.  Other times, it is a great time to get together with your extended family.  This is actually the first thing you need to decide, because it will affect all of the rest of … [Read more...]

Capturing Disney in Pictures: Ceremonial House Waterfall at The Polynesian Resort

Every photo has a story.Back on October 1, 1971, when Walt Disney World first opened, there were only two operational resorts: The Contemporary and The Polynesian.  Few people realize that while these deluxe hotels appear as fairly opposite buildings at first glance, they are almost identical in terms of structure.  These two iconic vacation havens were designed by the architectural firm Welton Becket & Associates.  Both manufactured for Disney by the U.S. Steel Corporation, they … [Read more...]