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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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3. Do Not Panic If you are at Walt Disney World when a major storm hits, you can find some measure of comfort in knowing that there is an elaborate and incredibly thorough procedure in place to help ensure the safety of each and every guest. While it might be all too easy to cling to the idea that there ...

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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2. The Closing of the Parks The Disney Parks are open 365 days a year and rarely ever see an unexpected closure. As mentioned previously, however, there have been a few hurricanes that were serious enough threats to have caused Disney to close the gates for the safety of their guests.  When Disney closes their parks, guests are asked to ...

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World –

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1. When the Parks Stay Open If a hurricane is not a direct threat to the Walt Disney World Resort area, there is a good chance the parks will remain open.  But keep in mind that though the parks may remain open, many—if not all—of the outdoor attractions will stay closed during inclement weather.  Periodic spells of high winds and ...

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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Florida’s official hurricane season is approximately 183 days long (beginning June 1st and ending November 30th), peaking in the August and September months. Walt Disney World opened in 1971, which means they’ve endured roughly 8052 days of hurricane season. Disney World hasn’t had to close their gates often because of a hurricane, yet it has happened.  Past hurricanes like Floyd, ...

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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5. Know Your Cancellation Policy Any time a hurricane begins a projected path towards Florida and appears to simultaneously coincide with your upcoming Disney vacation, it’s time to start truly considering the risk and determining whether traveling to Disney for you and your family is wise. Unless there is a mandatory evacuation notice issued by state officials, the decision of ...

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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4. Consider Trip Insurance For peace of mind, this decision seems like a no-brainer to some. For others, it’s not even a consideration due to its costly expense. But if you are vacationing to Walt Disney World during hurricane season—especially when it peaks in August and September—trip insurance might be worth a second thought.

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5 Things You Must Know When Hurricanes Hit Walt Disney World

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In my book, there is rarely ever a bad time to plan a Disney World vacation, but it’s important (necessary, crucial, etc.) to plan ahead and become educated on what each season may bring when traveling there, whether that includes exponentially high crowd levels, severe weather, or something of the like. As many of us who have summered at the ...

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15 Amazing Ways to Splurge at Walt Disney World

  Katie Chapman 15. (Once in a Lifetime Experience) Throw A Disney Wedding. Most Disney guests have seen the gorgeous Disney Wedding Pavilion aside the Grand Floridian on a monorail tour of Walt Disney World.  What better way to splurge at Walt Disney World than to have your wedding at Disney?  Stress free, gorgeous, Disney magic clad wedding packages start ...

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10 Reasons Why You Should Buy The Disney Dining Plan

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10. Easy to use The dining plan is extremely easy to use once you’re on vacation! Simply use your Magic Band to pay for each meal, and you will receive a receipt detailing how many credits for each kind of meal or snack are remaining on your account. While you are allotted a certain number of meals and snacks per ...

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