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I love talking and reading and breathing and everything Disney. I am married to an amazing man who also has a love for Disney. I love Walt Disney World and we try to visit as often as we can. I am thankful for a mom who raised me to have such a love for Disney and of course for Walt Disney and Mickey Mouse! My favorite characters are Minnie Mouse and Belle. I have an English Degree and I love to write so I am so excited that I am able to put my love of writing and Disney together. Thank you for reading my articles and sharing in my love for Disney!

How Much Does a Trip to Walt Disney World Truly Cost? – 8 Major Expenses

Souvenirs

Souvenirs Walt Disney World has some incredible souvenirs.  Guests often have a difficult time resisting the adorable mouse ears, t-shirts and other Mickey and princess laden items that line the gift shops.  Setting aside a souvenir budget for each family member or the family as a whole is a great idea.  Beat the rush and save the budget by stocking ...

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How Much Does a Trip to Walt Disney World Truly Cost? – 8 Major Expenses

Monorail

Transportation Lucky for you Disney transportation on the property is free.  Unfortunately, the cost of traveling to the happiest place on earth can be quite expensive.  Depending on where you are traveling from the time of year and family size; flights, car rental and fuel costs could quickly creep to a hefty sum for your trip.  Traveling outside of peak ...

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How Much Does a Trip to Walt Disney World Truly Cost? – 8 Major Expenses

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Vacation Perks I define vacation perks as the little extras that make a Disney vacation even more magical.  Memory Maker kits, individual photo downloads, drinks at famous resort bars, Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Pirate League costs among other things could be classified as vacation perks.  These purchases can’t be classified as a souvenir or meal but can add up quickly ...

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How Much Does a Trip to Walt Disney World Truly Cost? – 8 Major Expenses

Poncho

Incidentals Occasionally surprise needs do pop on a vacation.  The umbrella and ponchos your forgot, cold weather gear you did not know you would need or over the counter medication you forgot to pack will all cost a bit more to replace on the Disney property.  The obvious remedy is to plan ahead and cover all your bases when packing ...

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How Much Does a Trip to Walt Disney World Truly Cost? – 8 Major Expenses

Disney Castle Dollar Bills

Vacation Prep Needs The vacation preparation cost of traveling to Walt Disney World is fairly in line with vacation preparation expenses you would incur for any vacation. Some vacation prep costs include things like sunscreen, gear and clothing for the trip and the cost of a pet boarder or house sitter. While this cost is not unique to a Disney ...

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10 Best Cheap Eats at Walt Disney World

Kitchen Sink Ice Cream

10. Casey’s Corner Footlong Combo. Its no secret that Casey’s Corner has some incredible hot dogs available for guests to enjoy on Main Street U.S.A. Guest may not know about the great deal that is the foot long hotdog on Casey’s menu. For around two dollars more than the classic sized combo guests can enjoy a foot long hotdog. This ...

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10 Times Each Year When Walt Disney World Is Even More Spectacular

Cinderella's Castle at Christmas

10. The Festive Christmas Season When the Resort Is Decked Out. Walt Disney World does the Christmas season in a big way with trees, décor, food, shows and special holiday attractions around the parks and resorts.  Spending a day resort hopping to see Christmas décor that fits the resort theme, buying gingerbread and hot chocolate while watching the holiday parade ...

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10 Times Each Year When Walt Disney World Is Even More Spectacular

Cinderella Castle Fireworks

9. During the New Year Celebration. There is no better place to ring in the New Year than at Walt Disney World. Incredible fireworks displays, towers of champagne available for guests to purchase and parks buzzing with guests and excitement are all high points of celebrating in a Walt Disney World park.  

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10 Times Each Year When Walt Disney World Is Even More Spectacular

Princess Run

8. To Cheer On Competitors In A Run Disney Race Weekend. If you have never cheered on runners during a Run Disney event at Walt Disney World you should add it to your must do list.  Race weekends generally begin on Friday morning with a 5k race, a Saturday 10k and a half marathon later in the weekend.  The runner ...

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10 Times Each Year When Walt Disney World Is Even More Spectacular

Halloween at Disney World Resort

7. Around All Hallows Eve When The Magic Kingdom Is Decorated for Fall. Visiting the Magic Kingdom in the fall is incredibly fun.  Pumpkins line the ledges on Main Street U.S.A, autumn bunting is draped from every window and the park takes on a fun and spooky air after dark.  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party is a fun ticketed ...

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