Disney Parks, Planning


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We used to be huge fans of Disney’s FastPass system — Disney’s method for managing lines for popular attractions by assigning specific timeframes for riders.  In the original incarnation of FastPass, you could redeem printed FastPass certificates by swiping your park tickets in a FastPass machine; the printed tickets would indicate your return time window for the ride. … Read the rest

Disney Cruise

When we first considered a Disney Cruise Line vacation, we had no idea what to expect.  Since we are used to very active vacations when we visit Walt Disney World — all that walking! — we didn’t know if we would be bored, stuck on a ship with nothing to do.  We couldn’t have been more wrong.  From the moment you board the ship, you will find a variety of activities that are far from boring.  In fact, you may even find that some Disney Cruise Line vacations are just as active as a Walt Disney World trip; there’s so much to do that you can end up running from one end of the ship to the other if you try to do it all.… Read the rest

Planning, Ticket Cost

Universal Studios has two very popular theme parks in Orlando, Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure.  Each has a Harry Potter themed land (The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade at Islands of Adventure and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida), which continue to drive Universal Studios attendance numbers higher and higher. … Read the rest

Disney Parks, Food Cost

IMG_6668If you are a Florida resident, Disney Vacation Club Member, or a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder, the Tables in Wonderland card is a great way to save money while dining on Disney property.  The Tables in Wonderland card will save you 20% off the price of food and beverages, including alcohol, at more than 100 different restaurants at Walt Disney World. 

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