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[16 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
New, Date-Based Ticket Pricing Starts Today at Walt Disney World Resort

The new date-based ticket pricing for Walt Disney World Resort theme parks starts today.
This new pricing system allows guests to purchase tickets via an online interactive calendar “which displays different ticket prices based on the dates they choose to visit,” according to Disney.
The tickets prices will vary depending on the start date and length of the ticket. Some prices have increased and some have decreased.
Watch this video here.
Once guests purchase their theme park tickets they can plan the rest of their visit including FastPass+ selections and more.
The new system also …

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[1 Sep 2018 | No Comment | ]
Minnie Vans Now Available for Travel From Orlando International Airport to Walt Disney World Resort

Minnie Vans – the popular car service that’s been available at Disney World for the past year – is now available for guests arriving at Orlando International Airport.
Guests can book the Minnie Vans for flight arrivals 7 a.m.-10 p.m. for flight departures 9 a.m.-12 a.m.
Unlike when using the service on property, guests will not call for a Minnie Van using Lyft. Instead they can call 407-WDW-PLAY to book their Minnie Van from the airport.
This service is available to guests staying at any Walt Disney World Resort Hotel.
The Minnie Vans can …

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[21 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Walt Disney World Swan Hotel Lobby Getting a Makeover

The Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotel has been undergoing renovations since last fall and now it’s time for the Swan lobby to get a makeover.
The renovation will include the lobby and public spaces (like the front desk, rotunda, and lounge areas) and comes with a $3 million price tag.
The hotel’s coffee bar – Java – is also part of the renovation project.
The overhaul will incorporate the water theme that is present in the redesigned guest rooms at the hotel. Design elements will include lantern lights, sconces, and Bahama …

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[21 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces FREE Dining Package for Kids

Disney announced several summertime vacation packages today including a package that includes FREE dining for kids age 3-9.
Travel dates for the package are May 28 through August 30 – just in time for the Incredible Summer planned at Disney World.
The details are: receive a free dining plan for kids ages 3-9 when you purchase a non-discounted 3-night/3-day Magic Your Way package for you and your children. The packages include a room at a select Disney Resort, theme park tickets, and a Disney Dining Plan.
This package must be booked by August 1.
All …

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[4 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Announces New Vacation Package for Early 2018

Disney has announced a new vacation package for early 2018 dates and this package is the popular “Play, Stay, and Dine” offer.
The vacation package includes: a resort hotel room, theme park tickets, and the Disney Dining Plan (Quick Service Dining at Value Resorts and Standard Dining Plan at the Moderate and Deluxe Resorts).
The savings are based on a sample package based on two adults, one junior (ages 10 to 17) and one child (ages 3 to 9) for a 5-night/6-day room and ticket package.
Savings based on that package are: up …

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[28 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Online Check-In Available on My Disney Experience App

If you’re visiting the Walt Disney World Resort and you’re staying at a WDW hotel, you can now use the Online Check-In service via the My Disney Experience app.
Online Check-In allows guests to begin their check-in experience 60 days before they arrive at Walt Disney World, essentially bypassing the front desk.
Guests can provide an email address and mobile phone number where they’ll receive notification when their room is ready. Check-In is complete when guests use their MagicBands to unlock their hotel room door.
The Online Check-In also allows guests the chance …

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[22 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Minnie Vehicle Service to Begin this Month at Walt Disney World Resort

Last week’s D23 Expo was full of exciting announcements about Walt Disney World Resort, including new transportation options that are coming to the resort.
One option – playful deemed Minnie Vans – is set to start transporting guests this month!
The Minnie Vehicle Service is a fleet of vehicles ready to whisk guests off to any destination at the Walt Disney World Resort.
The first guests who can use the service will be guests at Disney’s BoardWalk Resort and Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts. To hail a “Minnie Van” guests can use …

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[4 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Applications Open for 2018 Disney Dreamers Academy

Applications are now open for the 2018 class of the Disney Dreamers Academy at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Each year, 100 high school students from around the country are selected to participate in the Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and ESSENCE.
The outside-the-classroom mentoring program takes place each March at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Students in the program will learn valuable skills including communication techniques, leadership, and networking strategies. The program also features guest speakers who give participants tips and insight on how to dream big.
Applicants must answer essay questions …

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[14 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Disney Planning Lighthouse Sculpture in Honor of Toddler Killed by Alligator Last Year

A year ago today 2-year-old Lane Graves was killed by an alligator at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa. Yesterday Disney announced plans to erect a lighthouse sculpture in his honor later this year.
The lighthouse – a symbol of the Lane Thomas Foundation – will be placed at an undisclosed location at the Walt Disney World Resort.
In a statement, George A. Kalogridis, president of Walt Disney World Resort said, ““To provide continued awareness of the foundation and its mission, we’ve commissioned an original sculpture of the lighthouse the foundation uses …

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[17 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Night of Joy 2017 Ticket Information Updated

A new ticket structure has been announced for the 2017 Night of Joy event at the Walt Disney World Resort.
Guests will have a chance to purchase a concert only ticket or a concert plus theme park ticket for either night, or a two-night concert ticket.
The options for this year are:

Single-night concert only ticket: $45 plus tax in advance
Two-night concert only tickets: $69 plus tax in advance
Add on a 1 day theme park ticket for $62 plus tax

Premium seating packages are also available for an additional charge. The schedule for this …