13 Things You Should Never Do on Your Disney Vacation

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10. Leave The Park Right After Fireworks

Leave the park once the fireworks end and you’ll find yourself in line after line waiting for the bus, monorail, boat, or however you plan on getting back to your resort. The crowds that accumulate by the park exits after the fireworks actually do not take too long to disperse, so if you take your time leaving the park and do some last-minute shopping or take some photos you can avoid much of the post-park lines and crowds.

11.  Spend The Whole Trip On Your Phone

It’s tempting to be on your phone a lot during a Disney trip partially because so much of your trip is planned through the My Disney Experience app. Save for using this app and taking photos, (or actually making necessary phone calls), put the phone away for the rest of the trip. Your entire vacation will be more enjoyable if you live in the moment rather than experiencing it through a screen.

12. Skip The pool At Your Resort

Spending a day or at least a couple of hours at your resort pool is one of the best ways to relax at the Walt Disney World Resort as a family. It’s also one of the amenities that’s included in the cost of your resort stay, and something you should take advantage of! Worried that the kids will be bored? All of the resort pools schedule special children’s activities during the day making this the perfect way to take a fun break from the theme parks.

13. Forget To Tip Cast Members

When traveling anywhere (at least in the U.S.), it’s important to remember to tip cast members who provide you a service. In Disney, this includes servers, bell services, housekeeping, salon stylists, Uber/Lyft/Minnie Van drivers, and Magical Express drivers (especially if they helped you with your bags). Contrary to other destinations, concierge cast members in Disney are working a non-tipped role.

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