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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Tower Of Terror

1. Travel light into the Parks, Stick to your Plan, and Save Souvenirs towards the End.  When heading into the parks, take as little with you as possible! You will save a good amount of time getting through security and around the crowd by bringing no bags. There is specifically a no bag line at the security checkpoint. While you ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Expedition Everest

2. Ride Attractions during the Major Shows, Parades, and Fireworks.  If you are not interested in the shows, parades, and fireworks or only interested in a couple of them, then choose which ones you want to see and skip the rest! During the major shows like Fantasmic, the parades, and the fireworks, the lines for the attractions calm down a ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Epcot

3. Know your Shortcuts. When you arrive to the park you are visiting, grab a map! Study that map like your life depends on it. Well your sanity will more than likely depend on it, and here is why…If you study that map, backwards and forwards, you will learn where the shows, parades, and fireworks take place. This is important ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Magic Kingdom Map

4. Know Where Everything is. Knowing where everything is like bathrooms, drinking fountains, ATMs, first aid, baby centers, food carts etc. is essential! Especially when visiting with kids! Kids are unpredictable to say the least. One minute they are fine, the next minute they are hungry, thirsty, or need to use the bathroom. Avoid hunger, thirst, and bathroom accidents by ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

5. Get to the Park EARLY!  We cannot stress enough, get to the park you are visiting as early as possible. There are numerous benefits to arriving early. Benefits such as: a closer parking spot in the parking lot, getting the head start before the crowd on the Disney transportation to the park, and my personal favorite…the ability to ride ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Fastpass

6. Another Important Thing to Know About FastPasses.  A common mistake that people make when visiting the Walt Disney World Resort is getting a FastPass for an attraction that they honestly do not need. Don’t get us wrong, ensuring you have a place in line at a certain attraction is a great thing but sometimes certain attractions have less of ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

FastPass

7. FastPasses, FastPasses, FastPasses! For those who are unaware of what a FastPass is, let us fill you in. FastPasses allow you to skip the standby line for select attractions, shows, and character greetings. To obtain a FastPass, you can either create a Disney account and link your tickets or magic band to the account and obtain the FastPasses through ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney World Ride

8. Plan Your Day Before You Arrive. Before visiting, have a game plan! It is as simple as that. Know what park you want to visit, what rides you want to ride, what restaurants you want to check out or make reservations at, what parades/shows/fireworks you want to see (if you want to see them), and get FastPasses ahead of ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Rainy Disney World

9. Go on a Rainy Day, if Possible, Seriously. Honestly, if you look ahead of time at the weather and rain is in the forecast, take advantage and go to the resort! Sounds crazy, but hear us out. The weather in Florida is unpredictable, it can rain for either ten minutes or it can rain all day long. When it ...

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10 Tips for Maximizing your Time at Walt Disney World Resort

Castle Crowds

10. Know When Peak and Non-Peak Season is. Peak and non-peak are terms that may seem unfamiliar to some people. Peak season is when the Walt Disney World Resort is the busiest (holidays, school breaks like spring and summer). Non-peak season is when the resort is the least busy (the weeks in between major holidays, weekdays that are not during ...

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