Planning a Trip 2020

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 World’s NEW Annual Passholder Plans

Watch this video on YouTubeDisney World brings back a new Annual Passholder System. Disney World in Florida has introduced a NEW Annual Passholder system for guests of the Orlando Parks. Disney discontinued new sales of its Annual Passes at the start of the Covid Pandemic back in 2020. The new Annual Passholder tiers are close

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

No Place Like Home for the Holidays

Cancelled!!! Disney has announced that Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party has been cancelled for the 2020 Holiday season due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party started at the Magic Kingdom in 1983 and this will be the first year that the Special Ticketed Event will not be held. There Will Still be

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

Will It Be Disney World or a VERY Expensive Six Flags?

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate

Disney Trip Update

Universal Orlando has announced an opening date! Now the waiting game for those of us that have Disney vacations scheduled for this Summer begins.  We originally had scheduled our vacation for April, but Covid-19 took care of that.  Beginning of May it was looking as though Disney would be reopening the parks in Orlando sometime

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

When Will It Be Safe To Go To Disney World?

Well, it has been quite a year so far. Obviously our Disney trip that was scheduled for April 14 through April 21st was cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic that we are currently in the middle of right now. My family was quite disappointed due to the fact that this would have most-likely been our

April DisneyWorld Vacation —- CANCELLED!

THIS SUCKS!!! Sorry, but there is not other way to put it. A trip that we have been planning for almost 18 months has been wiped out. I had the unadmiral task this morning of cancelling our flights and our car rental for what was supposed to be our last family Disney trip.  My oldest

Disney Cruiseline, Walt Disney World Resorts and Disneyland CLOSED!!!

For the first time in the history of the parks, both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland in California and the Disney Cruise Line will be temporarily suspending operations this weekend. Due to the Coronavirus, both parks and the cruise line will suspend public operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Disney Springs and ALL

Current Standby times at Magic Kingdom

Here are the current stand-by times for Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.  This week marks the start of the Spring/Easter vacations for school children in the United States and many other countries around the world.  

FastPasses Booked!!!

We’ve been waiting since September for this date, FASTPASS DAY!!! We have booked our FastPasses tonight and have gotten the following rides Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Slinky Dog Dash Flight of Passage Seven Dwarfs Mine Train We got really lucky to be able to get three of the four major rides (Rise of the

How Not to Forget Something on your Trip

You have to admit that planning a trip to Disney can be quite overwhelming, and if you have small children, it can also be next to impossible.  When I took my wife and my pups to Disney for the first time, they were 2 and 4 years old.  For my wife and I to remember

Four Days until FastPass+ Selection Days

It has been a long wait since we booked our Disney trip, but it is starting to get really close now!!!  In four days we can book our FastPasses for Walt Disney World in Orlando

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