Chip and Company Walt Disney World Photo Tour August 2013

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Here is your Chip and Company Walt Disney World Photo Tour for August 2013! These photos were taken over a 16 hour time span in 3 Walt Disney World parks. We started the morning in Animal Kingdom with the grand opening of the special diets kiosk. Afternoon photos were taken of Epcot. Look for  the progress on the Fountain View to Starbucks conversion, a new snack kisok, several new FastPass+ signs and more. This wonderful day finished out in Magic Kingdom with refurbishments, Mine Train progress … [Read more...]


Disney Dining Wish List

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If you are familiar with Disney Dining, you know that there are many experiences and cuisines from which to choose. Narrowing your choices can be quite a task.Since there are not enough days during your Walt Disney World vacation to visit all of the restaurants, you may want to make a running Disney Dining Wish List. Select the Disney Dining that you want to reserve for your upcoming trip and keep adding to the list of restaurants that you would like to try on your future … [Read more...]


Latest Edition to Beautifully Disney Line – Unlock the Spell

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There is exciting news for Disney fans and makeup fans alike! Wickedly Beautiful was the first collection to debut with Disney’s new makeup line Beautifully Disney, and now the second collection, Unlock the Spell, recently made it's debut on both coasts! This line has been met with much anticipation.Disney is hoping this new collection inspires the inner beauty in everyone to come forth. It allows you to experiment with your favorite colors while helping you feel a little closer to  the … [Read more...]


Surviving the Sweltering Disney Heat

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Okay, my husband will tell you that I don’t actually melt. However, when we are at Disney in the summer heat, it can sure feel like what is happening. While many families may tolerate the hot climate better than others, some families will have some adjusting to do with the high temps.  How can you keep your cool and still enjoy the parks? Here are some of my family’s preferred ways:Put wet washcloths with a little extra water in a plastic baggie and then into the freezer over night. The … [Read more...]


Disneyland Tips and Tricks – Food Savings

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Here's another tip to help save a few pennies. Disneyland offers picnic areas. When booking your hotel look for, or have your travel agent look for, one with a kitchenette in it. This way you can have your cold cereal for breakfast, pack a nice picnic lunch for the park and then splurge on your dinner. Perhaps visiting a nicer restaurant like Blue Bayou or the like.Here's some rules pertaining to your Food Savings in the Park: … [Read more...]


Disney Twenty-Three’s Summer Movie Spectacular Preview

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The summer issue of Disney twenty-three, the magazine of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, features a mega summer movie preview of Disney’s upcoming theatrical releases. "D23 gets readers back in the saddle with filmmakers Jerry Bruckheimer and Gore Verbinski for Johnny Depp’s upcoming The Lone Ranger; Billy Crystal talks about scaring up big laughs for Monsters University; the masterminds behind Marvel’s newest film, Iron Man 3, offer an inside look at how they're bringing Iron Man back to … [Read more...]


Suspect in Disneyland Ticket Scam Turns Himself In

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The man who has allegedly been selling fraudulent tickets in a Disneyland ticket scam has turned himself in to authorities.Police reported that a man who called himself “Chris Ruiz” met a woman in a Food 4 Less parking lot in Wilmington to sell four Disneyland park-hopper tickets at $60 each. These tickets normally sell for upwards of $125 a piece. The woman had purchased these tickets from a stranger on Craigslist.The man, whose real name is Edward Anthony Contes, turned himself in to … [Read more...]


Disney World Annual Passholders Now Receive Discounts at Even More Restaurants

There are plenty of perks for guests who decide to purchase and become Walt Disney World annual passholders. Some of the benefits included in being Disney World annual passholders are:Unlimited admission for one year to all 4 Walt Disney World theme parksAccess to multiple Disney Theme Parks on the same day Parking at Walt Disney World theme parks Mickey Monitor newsletter, mailed in February, May, August and November, includes additional benefits and program updates Special … [Read more...]


Two Disneyland Attractions Remain Closed Due to OSHA Citations

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Over the weekend, we told you that three of the most popular Disneyland attractions had been suddenly shut down due to OSHA citations. Well, although one has been re-opened, but the other two are still closed. The Matterhorn Bobsleds, Space Mountain, and Soarin' Over California were closed due to failure to meet the state requirement of harnessed fall protection for any employee walkway with more than a 30 inch drop opposite a hand rail. The Matterhorn was able to re-open on Monday, but the … [Read more...]


Use an authorized Disney vacation planner!

Using an authorized Disney vacation planner costs you nothing extra, but can save you a lot! Destinations in Florida is now the preferred travel agency of Chip and Co. This agency offers many perks for guests that you can’t find anywhere else! We've been named the Disney Destinations Top Sales Performer 2009 & 2011! Here are some of the free services you receive when you book with us:Itinerary Planning - Do you know the best days to visit each of the Disney Theme Parks? Did you know … [Read more...]