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13 Tips and Secrets for Walt Disney World

11) Study the Maps (Twice) A lot of time will be wasted at Walt Disney World if you are not familiar with the layout of the parks. You are going to want to spend your time on the rides, not trying to figure out where they are. Download the My Disney Experience App before you leave home. The app has ...

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13 Tips and Secrets for Walt Disney World

12) Go During Christmas Season at Least One Time The Christmas season offers plenty of extra magic at Walt Disney World. The decorations are incredible, and there are extras that take place in the parks. The week between Christmas and New Year’s Day tends to be the busiest week each year, with wall to wall people in each park. If ...

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13 Tips and Secrets for Walt Disney World

13) The Best Days To Visit Any day at Walt Disney World will be busy, but some are crazier than others. If a park has morning Extra Magic Hours, you can expect that park to be more crowded than normal for the rest of the day. If the Extra Magic Hours are in the evening, the crowd will pick up ...

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13 Tips and Secrets for Walt Disney World

Walt Disney World is one of the top vacation destinations on the planet. It is also huge, which can make planning a little bit overwhelming, especially if you have never been there before. You want for your vacation to the most magical place on earth to be nothing short of spectacular, and with proper planning and a little bit of ...

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Walt Disney World Opens BaseLine Tap House in the New Grand Avenue Area

Disney Parks Blog announced today that there will be some changes coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World. ¬†There will be a new Grand Avenue area debuting in the fall that will be designed to look like the present-day Downtown Los Angeles area including the look of vintage office buildings and warehouses that represent areas round the popular, ...

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August Block Out Dates Lifted for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders

We have great news for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders whose passes are subject to blackout dates.  Disney has officially announced that all blackout dates for all passholders will be lifted for all of August.  This has already been reflected online on the passholder calendar to show open access to all parks for the applicable passes.  Passes that are eligible ...

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Christmas in July Media Event at Walt Disney World

Paula K On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, I was lucky enough to attend a special event for media at Walt Disney World. The date of the event was perfect, since it was five months before Christmas. There were two parts to the event. Disney’s Yuletide Fantasy Tour Epcot The first part of the day was an abbreviated version of Disney’s ...

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A First Look At Minnie Vans

Paula K The new Minnie Vans service will literally be rolling out soon at Walt Disney World. The Chevrolet Traverse vans will provide a more personal transportation option to guests on Disney property. The service is meant to fill the need that is currently being provided by ride sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft. Vans can be ordered by ...

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Walt Disney World Closing Fun Finds to Open Star Wars Store and Other Store Changes

Disney has announced a shopping location closure at Disney Springs in Walt Disney World. ¬†Fun Finds, a store once notorious for discount and discontinued merchandise as well as a random mix of other fun souvenirs, is now closed permanently. ¬†During the closure, the store will be completely re-themed and will re-open as a Star Wars themed store. ¬†We haven’t heard ...

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Disney Unexpectedly Cancels Disney Vacation Account Memberships

We have learned today that Disney has surprisingly cancelled the Disney Vacation Account program, unexpectedly.  It allowed guests to open Disney Vacation Club accounts where they can post one-time deposits, recurring deposits, upload gift card balances, etc. in order to save for future Disney vacation packages.  Guests with an account would receive a gift card for $20 for ever $1,000 ...

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