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Universal Park to Require Reservations in 2025

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Park reservations have been a big part of the theme park experience since they reopened amidst the pandemic. Although Universal Studios Florida moved away from requiring theme park reservations quickly, they are putting this system back into place in the coming years. Park Reservations  When looking at the Premier Pass, the highest Annual Pass for Universal Orlando Resort, a change to ...

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The Unpleasant Truths About Disney Princesses

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Many of us grew up loving Disney movies. We quickly fell in love with Belle, Princess Jasmine, Princess Ariel, and recently Rapunzel, Princess Tiana, and Moana. We missed some crucial realities regarding the Disney princesses as we were wrapped up in the great songs and Disney magic. Although Disney has worked hard in the last few years to present more diverse, ...

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Best Time to Visit Disney in 2024 To Avoid Crowds

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Welcome to 2024! As we start the new year, many of us will begin thinking of vacations. Where and when do we want to travel throughout 2024? If you plan on heading to Walt Disney World, we have the best times in 2024 to book your trip to “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” As 2023 wrapped up, crowds were in ...

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Body of Missing Individual Found Near Disney After 10 Years

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WARNING: The following article mentions and/or discusses topics that may be distressing for certain audiences. Viewer discretion is advised. A discovery on World Drive outside of Walt Disney World led to the recovery of a missing person after over ten years. A report was given at 8:30 a.m. that a Ford Freestar van was discovered in the retention pond off of ...

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Cast Member Turns Disaster into Magical Experience

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When planning a magical trip to Walt Disney World, no one wants to think of possible disasters. From rides breaking down to kids melting down, disasters happen even in the most magical places on Earth. Luckily for guests, there are fabulous Disney Cast Members throughout the Walt Disney World Resort to help when disaster strikes. During a recent trip to ...

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Bad Weather Forces Disney to Cancel New Year’s Eve Celebrations

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The weather has been causing various issues at Disney during the last few weeks. We have seen parks closed for an extended time, events canceled, and soggy and cold days throughout the theme parks. Unfortunately, the weather could ruin experiences again as we head into 2024. One of the most amazing experiences at Disneyland Paris is the drone show. Over 500 drones ...

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10 Insider Disney Tips From a Professional Travel Agent

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As a Disney travel agent, I love helping others have magical vacations at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruises. After years of planning my trips and helping others plan their trips, I now have tips and tricks for magical experiences. I am sharing ten of my top tips to help you have a magical trip to Walt Disney World. ...

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Disney Reveals Significant Update to Genie+ in 2024

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This week, we have seen large crowds and long waits during the holiday season. One way to manage those crowds is by using Genie+. This feature allows guests to bypass the standby lines for select rides in Walt Disney World and Disneyland. At the end of the month, guests visiting Genie+ in Disneyland Park will have the opportunity to use it on ...

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New Year’s Eve Show Promises Exciting Disney Surprise

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Each new year comes with new hopes, dreams, and magic. As guests prepare to celebrate around the world, many of us will tune into Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest. This show has become a tradition for many as they ring in the new year. Disney fans will want to tune in this year as a big ...

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Disney Officially Announces Release of 7 Major Movies in 2024

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Disney hasn’t had the best of luck recently regarding movie releases. As we head into 2024, there are seven movies that Disney hopes will hit big at the box office. Take a look to see which tickets you will be buying in 2024. Related: Disney Movies “Dying,” Major Updates Given Surprisingly, none of these movies will hit the big screen until ...

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