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Ticket Price Change

Admission prices for Walt Disney World and Disneyland were adjusted on Sunday, February 11, 2018.  This price change takes effect immediately for stand-alone ticket purchases. Ticket prices will be updated on vacation packages by February 21, 2018.  Right now is the perfect time to jump on booking your 2018 Disney vacation package.  By booking before…
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What to Expect: 2018 Walt Disney World

Picking the dates of your Walt Disney World vacation is one the first decisions you’ll make.  If you’re not sure when you’d like to travel and would like an easy overview to help you decide, you’re in the right place!  Already selected your trip dates and want a little more insight into that time of…
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Fall 2017 Walt Disney World Discount

New room discounts were released for select dates October through December 2017!  There are also package versions of this same discount.  Some weekend and holiday check-in dates are excluded from the discount. If you’re thinking of a trip this year, now is the time to book!  Some popular travel dates are already sold out at many…
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Planning a Walt Disney World Vacation with Military Discount

Have you heard?  Great offers on Walt Disney World hotel rooms and tickets are available to active and retired service members.  These offers are available on a yearly basis and differ from other discount offers. See this page for the full terms and more information about these offers.  Active duty and retired military qualify, and…
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When a Travel Agent Plans Their Own Trip

I spend every day thinking about someone’s Disney vacation, excited about the fun activities they have planned or a special milestone they’re celebrating.  What’s it like when I plan my own trips?  We have a trip coming up so I thought I’d share some of the thought processes we go through. Dates As my own…
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2017 Military Offers for Walt Disney World

Special room and ticket discounts are available to active and retired U.S. service members for 2017!  These are good discounts that can help your family plan your next Walt Disney World vacation.  See more below for terms of these offers, and this post for more information about how we can help you plan your next…
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Early 2017 Walt Disney World Discounts

New discounts are now available for early 2017 Walt Disney World hotel and package reservations!  These discounts roughly cover January through March 2017 travel.  The details of these discounts vary, but we’ll compare all available discounts for your trip dates to help you find the best option. Booking ends on December 21, 2016 for all…
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2016 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets

Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party tickets are now on sale!  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party takes place on select dates in November and December.  The party features themed entertainment, characters, cookies, a unique parade and fireworks.  These parties take place in the Magic Kingdom from 7 pm to midnight and the park is closed to…
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2016 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets are now on sale!  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place on select dates in September and October.  The party features themed entertainment, characters, trick or treating, a unique parade and fireworks.  These parties take place in the Magic Kingdom from 7 pm to midnight and the…
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What’s in the Mail?

You might be surprised by the amount of physical mail you will receive after you start planning your Walt Disney World vacation.  This can be especially important to know if planning a surprise trip.  If you have a small mailbox or cannot receive packages directly, you may make alternate plans for your “Mickey mail” delivery.…
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Using Tax Refund for Disney Vacation

Are you stuck inside on a cold and snowy day?  Makes you want to plan a Florida vacation, right?  Now is a popular time to plan your next Disney vacation and for good reason.  These cold, short days are a great time to plan some fun in the bright Florida sun.  If you’re anticipating a…
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Joy and Sadness in Epcot

Indoor Walt Disney World Character Meet and Greets

Visiting Walt Disney World in Florida is usually an adventure dealing with weather. Whether it’s 95 degrees and humid, raining buckets, or cold enough to frost the windows, you may search out indoor activities. I prefer indoor character meet and greets not just for the character experience itself, but also for the more comfortable queue.…
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Mardis Gras at Walt Disney World

For most of the United States and Canada, Mardis Gras is just another Tuesday in late winter. For many Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama residents, Mardis Gras can mean school holidays perfect for a mid-winter vacation! Whether school closes for the entire week or just a few days, Mardis Gras can be a good time to…
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2016 Walt Disney World Overview

Picking the dates of your Walt Disney World vacation is one the first decisions you’ll make.  If you’re not sure when you’d like to travel and would like an easy overview to help you decide, you’re in the right place!  Already selected your trip dates and want a little more insight into that time of…
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