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4. Not using breaks efficiently

When traveling with a large family or group, make sure you make the most out of each stop. With four children of our own, we realized when one of us needs to use the restroom, we all use the restroom. If someone else needs to use the facilities when you don’t, take that time and make use of the nearby ...

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10. Visiting during busy times

Holidays and summers are Disney’s busiest times of the year. Try scheduling your trip during non-peak times. If you must visit when the kids are out of school, try early June when summer break begins or late August right before they head back. Avoid the Fourth of July, Christmas and Spring Break to make the most of your time.

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9. Leaving the park for meals

Off-property restaurants are less expensive, but leaving the park to save a few dollars will cost you more than it’s worth. By the time you walk to the front entrance, take a tram to your car, drive to find food, then come back to do everything in reverse and pick up where you left off, it will easily cost you ...

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Top 10 Ways Rookies Waste Time At Disney World Resort

Disney World can be intimidating and overwhelming for those making their first visit. If you are like many guests, you have saved your hard earned money and taken time off work. If you are careful, you might come to the end of your Disney trip with a little money left over, but once your time is gone, you can never ...

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1. Hidden Tables

This one gets a little tricky. No, we don’t want you walking through doors that are not meant for you. We are just saying there are some little known, out of the way places to find a table that many people do not even realize. These usually come in the form of eating upstairs. Yes, upstairs. While not all quick ...

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2. Unique Views

Most of us don’t think about the potential view while eating quick serve. In fact, guests will book full service restaurants months in advance in part because of the atmosphere a particular restaurant provides. While some quick serve locations are relatively plain, there are a few that offer unique locations you won’t find anywhere else. Visit Pinocchio Village Haus at ...

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3. Enter Before Opening

It is no secret that any food establishment can draw large crowds, especially on busy days. It’s also no secret that you can reduce your time battling crowds toward the beginning and end of serving hours, but did you know you can actually enter some quick serve locations before they officially open? Yes, that’s right… shhhhhhhh… Most quick serve location ...

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4. Free Beverage Refills

Guests will pay a premium for beverages at Walt Disney World. If you know you are going to purchase that soda, you might as well get your money’s worth. Some quick serve dining establishments offer self-serve soda machines. Instead of the Cast Members filling the drinks behind the counter, you are simply handed a cup where you get your own ...

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5. Free Water

Yup. No need to spend extra. Sure, they will display that bottled water for sale for $3.00 or more. However, all you have to do is ask for a free cup of ice water! The savings really add up when you have a large party on a hot day. In fact, you can walk up to any location that serves ...

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6. Save Money with Entree Only

While standing in line to order your food, your eyes will naturally look up to the menu displayed above you. Like many fast food restaurants, photographs display the food for most items available for purchase. Disney automatically displays the entree along with side such as a burger and fries. But, did you know you are not obligated to order both? ...

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