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Disney’s Magical Express Coming to an End

Disney has begun to remove signage at the Walt Disney Resorts for “Disney’s Magical Express” which was a FREE shuttle service for guests from Orlando International Airport and each Walt Disney Resort. The free service which started in 2005 will come to an end on January 1, 2022. It is assumed that the signage within

Why Are Crowds So Low Right Now?

In case you haven’t noticed, the parks do not seem that crowded right now.  I know that kids are back in school and most vacations have already been taken, but even with that, there are not as many people in the parks as there were two years ago. There are also a HUGE amount less

Disney Guests Will No Longer Receive Magical Express Confirmations

Beginning on July 1, 2021, Disney Guests that opt to use the Disney Magical Express will no longer be mailed confirmations.  Instead, they will need to use either their Magic Bands or the MagicMobile App to check in at Orlando International Airport. If a Guest does not have either, they will be checked in manually

Planning a Disney World Trip – Third Time is the Charm (hopefully)

It has to happen this time, it just has to.  For the third time we are attempting to book our family vacation to Disney World to celebrate our oldest daughter’s graduation from high school. Our first attempt was for April, 2020.  We were able to book all of the bells and whistles for this trip

Is This the Final Straw for Disney Fans? Disney Cancels the Magical Express

Did Disney just push loyal fans to the breaking point? Could this be the final straw that deters loyal fans from visiting the Disney World Resort in Orlando? Disney announced yesterday that they would no longer be offering the Magical Express in 2022 for those visitors that stay at one of the Disney World Resorts. 

Disney Vacation Cancelled… AGAIN

In the fifteen plus years that my family has been going to Disney World we have never had such a heart-wrenching year as this year.  For the second time this year, we have cancelled reservations to Disney World. Our first trip was planed for the week of April 15th and Covid-19 obliterated those plans, not

Planning a Disney Trip… Take Two

DisneyDawgs is in the process of re-booking our 2020 Disney World Vacation and we are crossing our fingers that this one will happen. Our first attempt to get to Orlando was thwarted by the COVID-19 virus and cancelled and we thought that our last change at a family vacation was taken from us.  But, Disney

Tips for First-time Disney World Visitors: Pre-Trip Planning.

So you’ve decided to visit the Disney World Resorts in Orlando, FL for the first time.  Quite intimidating isn’t it? Hopefully we will be able to give you some hints and tips to make your first visit to the “Most Magical Place on Earth” go a little more smoothly and keep you and your family

Success – First step of our Trip Planning is Done!!!

It took a little longer than we planned, but the first step of our 2020 Disney World trip has been completed. The first thing that we do when we are planning a trip is to secure airline tickets from Rhode Island to Orlando.  This used to be the most expensive part of the trip, not

Trip Planning – Plane Tickets to Orlando

Hi everyone.  It has been a while since I’ve posted to this blog. We are still planning on visiting Disney World in 2020 and have done some minor research for pricing.  At this point, here is where we stand… We are currently waiting until October 30, 2019 to book airline tickets, that is when Southwest

Trip Planning – Booking an Airline

A major step for most visitors to Walt Disney World Resorts is booking an airline to get to Orlando. Orlando International Airport (MCO) is the main hub for Disney travelers (There are Disney Gift Shops in the Terminal).  Orlando International Airport better know as MCO is the largest airport in central Florida and caters to

Trip Planning – Our 1st Fail

It is kind of disheartening when the very first thing I try to do in planning our 2020 trip to Orlando falls through. Let me set the stage.  We usually plan our vacations roughly six months in advance and what we do is based on the cost of airfare.  You see, we live in Rhode

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