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NEW DISCOUNTS Available for Disney World Stays

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Walt Disney World’s 50th anniversary is slowly winding down to a close and will end in March 2023. If you want to get in on the fun there’s still time to visit and now Disney has made it easier than ever! Discounts for ticket and hotel packages this winter and spring have just been released and this is a great ...

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Disney Makes a BIG Change to Hotel Room Bookings

Disney hotels

Disney has made a BIG change to room-only bookings. In the past, guests were able to book their hotel room 500 days in advance. According to the Disney Travel Agents site, as of August 19, 2022, that will no longer be an option.  This change means guests will only be able to book a room-only hotel reservation during the same ...

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Remembering Alex Stromski- A True Disney Legend

Alex Stromski

Disney Cast Members are a truly special bunch. Every so often, though, one stands out above the crowd. Alex Stromski is one of those people. His career was remarkable, as was his love for those around him. Enlisting in the Navy at the end of WWII,  Stromski was no stranger to hard work. The Navy became his career. He even ...

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To Celebrate Disney Parks Live Stream We Have Some “Otterly” Amazing Otter Facts!

Otter grotto

There’s something otterly awesome happening on Disney Parks TikTok channel tomorrow! Tune in tomorrow at 9:30 am EST to get an extra special look at some of Animal Kingdom’s most adorable creatures! Disney and Otterbox have teamed up to give everyone an up-close look into the Otter Grotto at Animal Kingdom.  These playful critters have called Animal Kingdom home since ...

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Three Amazing Enchanting Extras Return to EPCOT

EPCOT has always been a place where education takes center stage. No one does “edutainment” quite like EPCOT. From rides that put you directly in the story to international festivals and cultural representatives from around the world to educate and inspire- EPCOT truly sparks the imagination. Enchanting Extras (separately ticketed specialty tours and encounters) are where this Park shines.  Since ...

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Is Disney World Too Expensive? We Don’t Think So

In this world, there are a few certainties one can count on. One of these is that Disney World will never be cheap. That’s on purpose. From its beginning, it wasn’t cheap, despite what nostalgic people think when they remember “the good old days.” Many long for the days when you could walk through Disney’s gates for $3.50. They’re forgetting ...

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Disney’s Message Seems Clear: Annual Passholders NOT Welcome

Disney Annual Pass

Disney World Annual Passholders hoping to hear news of Annual Pass  sales coming back were disappointed on Wednesday after the company’s quarterly earnings call. While no such announcement was made, hints were dropped about the program’s future. During the call, The Walt Disney Company’s Parks and Entertainment division was the clear standout from the call. Disney World and Disneyland raked ...

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Food Pantry For Disney Cast Members Faces Crisis As Donations Dwindle

The cast member pantry

In 2020 a nonprofit food bank, The Cast Member Pantry, was created to help Disney Cast Members who had been furloughed. Since then, it has continued to operate, helping underpaid or struggling Cast Members with groceries in a time that has seen record inflation.  Despite a historic minimum wage increase to $15/hr for Cast Members, Union representatives say that the ...

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You Can Now Make Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Reservations- But Dont Get Excited Just Yet

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique has been in the news quite a bit recently. First was the exciting news that they were finally re-opening after a 2-year-long closure, then came the news that the makeover specialists would be getting a name change- no longer Fairy Godmothers in Training but Fairy Godmother’s Apprentices in order to be more gender inclusive. NOW, however, we ...

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A Confusing Change to Lightning Lane Demystified

Disney Genie

Park hopping with Genie+ just got more complicated. As any new product will, Genie+/ Lightning Lane has experienced some tweaks and changes since it launched at Walt Disney World on October 19, 2021. While we’ve loved some of the changes, others not so much. This one, however, is just confusing.  As of today, it’s being reported that you can no ...

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