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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

Changes in Disney World Food Options and Quality

In this series of posts, we will be discussing the changes that Disney has made due to the worldwide pandemic from Covid-19 and some other changes that have been made that have nothing to do with the pandemic. This post will focus on how food is served at Disney World and if the quality of

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 Sends Email to Guests with Resort Reservations

Below is a copy of the email that was sent to customers that have active reservations at Disney Resorts.

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

Discover A Message from Mickey Mouse After Your Walt Disney World Resort Vacation

If you stay 3 nights or longer at a Disney Resort Hotel during 2020, you will receive a letter thanking you for visiting.  This is no ordinary letter.  Within the letter there will be a QR code that will unlock a hidden screen on the Play Disney Parks app.  This screen will allow you to

Disney World Reducing Bus Service to Resorts

Disney World has reduced its bus transportation from Resorts that are on the Disney Skyliner to the Parks that are connected.  Reports are showing that buses are running once an HOUR to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach and Riviera.

Trip Planning – Planning to be away

If you’ve been following the Blog regarding planning a trip for Disney World in Orlando, FL, you have seen that we have been only focusing on what you will need to do or need to have when you are in Florida.  But, what are the things that you need to do at home BEFORE you

Trip Planning – Getting our Ducks in a Row.

Hi Everyone, welcome back to our Vacation Planning Blog for our 2020 Disney World Vacation. Our last post we showed how we secured airfare from Rhode Island to Orlando if you haven’t read that post, click here We have now purchased the most important part of our trip, room, tickets, and more. When we first

Major Changes Coming to Epcot

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but

Disney Skyliner Opening Announced

The Disney Skyliner Gondolas that everyone has been watching grow right before our eyes has announced an opening date. The Gondolas have been built as an additional form of transportation between Hollywood Studios and Epcot to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort

Disney Raises Resort Parking Fees

Disney has announce that parking fees at the Disney World Resort hotels would be increasing ahead of the opening of Galaxy’s Edge in August. New parking rates are as follows: Value Resorts: Raised from $13/night to $15/night Moderate Resorts: Raised form $19/night to $20/night Deluxe Resorts: Raised from $24/night to $25/night All increased rates will

Disney is testing Gondola System

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been

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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