Disney Adds New Pricing System

Here’s another way that Disney hopes to reel in more of its visitors money.  Starting October 16, 2018, Disney World will be using a tier-based ticket pricing system where ticket prices range from $109 to $129.  Of course, the $129 price will be for the more popular times of the year to visit Disney, such at Christmas, February Vacations, Spring Break and Summertime.  Disney claims that this is to motivate visitors to come during the slower times and save on ticket prices. “These changes are designed to simplify the booking…

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Live Streaming Disney World

It wasn’t until YouTube polished up it’s “YouTube Meet-ups” and offered YouTube Live with both Android and IOS apps did Live Streaming of the Disney Parks explode.  With this technology, Bloggers and Vloggers now had a way to relay information to their followers as it happened, instantly from anywhere in the world that had an open Internet WiFi connection.

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Most Underrated Disney Attractions

Following up my previous article, “Most Overrated Disney Rides”, comes my list of what I believe to be the most underrated attractions in Disney World. These rides include ones that have short lines, or are often overlooked, but they are definitely worth a ride. These rides might not be the most thrilling or the newest, but they’re rides with great story lines or rides to visit when you need to wind down. 1. Journey into Imagination with Figment (Future World – Epcot) This ride often has no line, or if…

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Most Overrated Disney World Rides

Disney is without a doubt the happiest place on Earth, but not all rides live up to their popularity. Certain rides have cult followings, but they’re not always worth an hour long wait. Below is a list of what I believe to be the most overrated rides in Disney World.     1. Peter Pan’s Flight (Magic Kingdom – Fantasyland) The story of Peter Pan is imaginative and magical, so it makes sense that Disney would take advantage of this movie and make a ride out of it. The concept…

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Best Places to Eat In Disney World If You’re Lactose Intolerant

Disney offers many items that traditionally contain milk in dairy or lactose-free options. Learning about these locations made my vacation less stressful and my tummy even more happy

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Is Disney Closing the Magic Kingdom/Epcot Monorail

After the most recent, well publicized, incident on the Walt Disney World Monorail with a door opening during transport on the RED monorail between Magic Kingdom and Epcot, rumors are swirling that Disney is contemplating closing down the Walt Disney Monorail system. Those that have published this rumor are stating that Disney does not want to spend the millions of dollars that it will cost to replace the current Mark IV system that is made by the company Bombardier. MONORAIL HISTORY Mark IV (1971-1989) The original Monorail System opened at…

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Epcot International Festival of Arts 2018

The 2nd annual “Epcot International Festival of Arts” opened today (January 12, 2018) at Disney’s Epcot. The festival includes Art Galleries, Performances, Food Kiosks and more. This year’s festival focuses more on Disney Art more than last year. The “Epcot International Festival of Arts” runs from today through February 19, 2018. Disney Broadway Series Performances will be 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. Friday through Monday of each festival weekend. It should go without saying, but these 2-person shows are not the entire Disney on Broadway productions; rather, they are concerts featuring…

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Disney World to Offer Extra FastPass+ Services to Certain Guests

There have been rumblings over a rumored plan to allow certain guests to acquire extra FastPass+ Services. The current information is that guests staying in “Club-Level” rooms at certain resorts with have the ability to be able to purchase a package that will allow them three (3) additional FastPasses per day and they will also be allowed to make their FastPass reservations 90 days before their visit, compared to the standard 60 days for all other Walt Disney World Resort Guests. This additional perk does come with a cost though.…

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Disney Construction Everywhere

Hello All.  It has been quite a while since I have been able to post to the blog.  Family and work issues have constricted my time, but in no way has it caused me to forget everyone that reads it. A lot of changes have been mentioned and quite a bit of construction is underway throughout the Disney World Resort Area, including the HORRIBLE road construction going on, well, EVERYWHERE! We have said goodbye to “Ellen’s Energy Adventure” and the “Great Movie Ride” (see previous story) to make room for…

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Pieces Break Off of Blue Monorail

Disney's Blue Monorail

Monorail service at the Magic Kingdom, Epcot and loop resorts was suspended on June 16, 2017 after a piece of Monorail Blue broke or fell off of the tram causing it to spark and slow to a halt.  The train had just left the Epcot Station and was heading toward the Magic Kingdom when this incident happened.  None of the passengers aboard were injured.  Reedy Creek Fire Department was dispatched to the scene and the area was shut down to visitors as Park Authorities and the Fire Department evacuated the…

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