Planning

Celebrate Summer 2014 at the Walt Disney World Resort with Star Wars Weekends, Car Masters Weekend, and More Special Events

By Traci

Summer officially begins at the Walt Disney World Resort on May 23 with the 24-hour ‘Rock Your Disney Side’ celebration. The start-of-summer celebration takes place Memorial Day weekend at the Magic Kingdom and begins at 6 a.m. on May 23 and runs until 6 a.m. on May 24. The celebration will feature a variety of good-vs.-evil stories with character meet-and-greets, special... »

Walt Disney World Increases Price of Parking at Theme Parks

By Traci

Get ready to spend a little bit more to park at the four theme parks at the Walt Disney World Resort. Effective March 30, the price of parking at the four theme parks increased by $2, taking the price for cars to $17. The charge for parking campers is $18, while buses or tractor-trailers now cost $21 to park. If you're a... »

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,... »

Walt Disney World Announces Discounts for Summer 2014 Travel Dates

By Traci

Just in time for planning that summer vacation, the Walt Disney World Resort has announced a new discount for summer travel dates June 15 through August 28. The summer discount will give guests up to 30 percent off resort rooms when they stay up to five nights, and up to 35 percent off resort rooms for stays that are six nights... »

Walt Disney World Announces New “Kid-Sized” Vacation Package for Spring and Summer 2014

By Traci

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a new vacation package created for families of three. The package is geared toward families with one child age 3-9 and includes a 3-night, 2-day package that with a 2-day theme park ticket and three nights in a standard room at select resorts. The package price starts at $899. This package also includes a free “Memory... »

Disney Announces Special Ticket Offer for Parties of Six or More

By Traci

The Walt Disney World Resort has announced a new ticket offer for parties of six or more. The new ticket discount will save families and groups - with six or more members - a little bit of money when they buy a 4-day or longer Magic Your Way ticket. When a 4-day or longer Magic Your Way ticket is purchased, parties of... »

Disney Raises Price of Theme Park Tickets for Second Time in Less Than a Year

By Traci

Walt Disney World Resort has raised the price of admission for all four theme parks for the second time in less than a year. A one-day ticket for the Magic Kingdom now costs $99 for guests ages 10 and older. This $4 increase makes the Magic Kingdom the most expensive Disney Park. One-day tickets for Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood... »

Menus Announced for Outdoor Kitchens at Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival

By Traci

This year’s Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival will once again feature the Outdoor Kitchens and our friends at the Disney Food Blog have the inside scoop on the menus. If you’ve never visited during the Flower and Garden festival, the Outdoor Kitchen kiosks are similar to what guests find at the Epcot International Food and Wine Festival, serving small plates... »

Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival Returns March 5 with Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy Topiaries, Flower Power Concert Series, and More

By Traci

The Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival returns to Walt Disney World for the 21st year this March, and The Muppets are set to join in the fun. Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy get their very own topiaries at this year’s event as Disney gets ready to celebrate the release of the new film Muppets Most Wanted this spring. The 75-day... »

Special Offers Announced for Early 2014 at the Walt Disney World Resort

By Traci

The Walt Disney World Resort has released a new travel offer for the spring and guest can save up to 30 percent on rooms at select resorts. The offer is valid for stays on most nights from March 14 through April 12, and April 20 through June 15. Other rates apply on stays from February 24 until March 5. As an added incentive,... »