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5 Disney Scams You Shouldn’t Fall For

Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming for the non-seasoned guest, and to make matters even more difficult scam artists can sometimes get in the way of what should otherwise be a fun vacation. When planning your Disney trip, be sure to avoid finding yourself in these scams: 5. Tickets from illegitimate sources When planning a trip to the Walt ...

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13 Things You Should Never Do on Your Walt Disney World Vacation

You probably have an idea of all of the wonderful things you should do during your Disney vacation, but what about the things you shouldn’t? Disney vacations are truly unlike other travel experiences, and there are certain things you may do other places that would not be the best to do here. Keep reading to get the full scoop on ...

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10 Things You May Not Know About Visiting Disney World

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7. You can bring your own food in the parks With movie theaters, sporting events, and even other theme parks often not allowing outside food and drinks, many guests simply assume they cannot brown bag their lunch at Walt Disney World. If you’d rather bring your own lunch (including drinks) you are free to do so, provided you do not ...

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10 Things You May Not Know About Visiting Disney World

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3. You can use FastPasses for shows and character meet and greets But unless you are really interested in meeting these characters, we wouldn’t recommend it. FastPasses for shows simply get you into the seating area before standby guests. While this often means you’ll have a “better” seat there really isn’t a bad view from any seat at a Disney ...

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10 Things You May Not Know About Visiting Disney World

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Planning your next trip to Walt Disney World already? While you’re covering the basics of where to stay and what to do, be sure to check out our picks for those extra details you may not know for your visit to Walt Disney World: 10. You should plan and book early A Walt Disney World vacation requires a lot of ...

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Mistakes Rookies Make At Walt Disney World

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5. Paying for transportation I can think of a few instances when I think paying for transportation is acceptable. For instance, the time that we were staying at All Star Movies, but had been at the Boardwalk at Jellyrolls until they closed. We would have had to get a bus from the Boardwalk to Downtown Disney (now Disney Springs)  and ...

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Mistakes Rookies Make At Walt Disney World

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10. Going over budget Any vacation is expensive, and a Disney vacation is no different– and of course no one wants to go over their budget. I always save money throughout the year on Disney gift cards, then when I’m on vacation I use up the gift cards before I start using any of my other money. 11. Eating the ...

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Mistakes Rookies Make At Walt Disney World

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New to Walt Disney World? No worries! You’re sure to have a great time when visiting the parks. Just don’t make these rookie mistakes: 1. Sleeping in too late I fully understand wanting to sleep in, especially when you’re on vacation but Disney really just isn’t the place to do it unfortunately. I think the early morning hours are one ...

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12 Helpful Tips For A Successful Day At Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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Disney’s Magic Kingdom can be hectic and overwhelming, but it certainly doesn’t have to be! With a little bit of advance planning and some tips on navigating the park, visiting the Magic Kingdom is a breeze. 12. Arrive early The Magic Kingdom is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, which means that even on a “slow” ...

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12 Helpful Tips For A Successful Day At Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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7. Meet the characters Be sure to meet the characters when you visit the Magic Kingdom. Whether or not you have kids with you, or if you think it’s a good use of your time, meet at least one character. Meeting Disney characters is a magical experience for all ages, and is definitely something that helps “make” a visit to ...

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