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MyMagic+ Transforming Walt Disney World Experience for Guests

By Traci

The Walt Disney World Resort is continuing the “test and adjust” phase of MyMagic+ but guests have been able to take advantage of some changes brought about by MyMagic+. The MyMagic+ system allows guests to design their vacation by personalizing everything from in-park experiences, dining reservations, and more. The centerpiece for the MyMagic+ experience is the MagicBand. These are the high tech,... »

Start Saving Money for Your Next Disney Vacation with the Disney Vacation Account

By Traci

A Disney vacation can put a strain on your wallet, but with the right planning and budgeting you can have a truly magical vacation. And now the Walt Disney Travel Company has launched a website to help guests plan and save for a Disney vacation. The Disney Vacation Account is an online savings plan that helps travelers budget and save for their... »

My Disney Experience Website & Mobile App

By Kristen K.

Disney has been laying the groundwork for some time now on a $1 Billion project to take the Disney Parks & Resort experience into a bold new world of customization and interaction. After years of speculation by fans and experts alike, 2013 is about to see the roll out of what has been dubbed MyMagic+.  At it's core are two... »

Staying Connected on Your Disney Vacation: News Sources to the Outside World

By Kristen K.

Stay Connected at Walt Disney World Though many travelers enjoy the idea of taking a vacation to Walt Disney World and never spending a moment thinking about the outside world, others need to stay connected to work and family that’s been left at home. Many modern travelers need to stay connected and social, be it for business or... »

Visit the AKL Resort Fan Site

By Kristen K.

Sunset Savanna from Kidani Village The “AKL Resort” fan site is another fantastic unofficial Disney place in the blog-o-sphere dedicated to a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel.  Located at AKLResort.com this is the place to go for information about connecting you and your family with a truly unique and exciting Disney hotel.  We keep finding great resort... »

Wheelchair & ECV Rental at Walt Disney World Resort

By Kristen K.

More and more people than ever are planning family reunions during their Walt Disney World Vacations. Disney is fun for all ages, but truth be told, there is a lot of walking to be done. If grandma or grandpa isn’t as mobile as they use to be, it may be tempting for them to stay home. I’m here to tell... »

What to do on a Non-Park Day at Walt Disney World

By Kristen K.
Boating on Bay Lake

When I was a young girl and my family would visit Walt Disney World, we always kept to a specific schedule that went like this Park Day/Rest Day/Park Day/Rest Day.  It was pretty easy way back the, when there was first just the Magic Kingdom, and then in 1982 there was Epcot to enjoy as well.  These days, with so... »

River Cruise: Getting to Downtown Disney by Boat

By Kristen K.
Sassagoula River Cruise

The Sassagoula River Cruise is a great way to travel to Downtown Disney from select resort hotels. No matter if you've booked room only or if you've got a package deal for your Walt Disney World Resort vacation; if you’re staying at Port Orleans, Old Key West, or Saratoga Springs Resorts, you have a unique treat in... »

Should I use a travel agent to plan a trip to Disney World?

By Kristen Heptinstall

When booking a trip to Disney World, you have several options. You can book directly with Disney World over the phone or online; with AAA or another company that offers a package deal; or with a travel agent. So which is the best choice for you? If you already know quite a bit about Disney World and desire control over your... »

Walt Disney World PhotoPass guide

By Kristen Heptinstall

A great service to take advantage of at Walt Disney World is PhotoPass. The service allows you to view and purchase photos taken by Disney photographers stationed at all the best locations at Walt Disney World. The benefits of using PhotoPass are great, especially if you're traveling solo or as a couple, or if you're traveling in a group and somehow... »