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15 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Magic Kingdom

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3. Magic Kingdom Dining The Magic Kingdom has dozens of dining opportunities, including snack carts, quick service, full service, and character dining restaurants.  Here are a sampling of the more popular choices:  Character Dining—The Crystal Palace (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Main Street—Dine with Winnie the Pooh, Tigger, Eeyore, and Piglet while enjoying the full buffet., which is filled with oh so ...

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15 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Magic Kingdom

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The Magic Kingdom is one of four exciting theme parks that make up Walt Disney World in Florida.  The Magic Kingdom was the first of the four theme parks to open on October 1, 1971, and since that time still remains the most visited of the four.  It resembles Walt Disney’s original concept of a theme park, Disneyland, in Anaheim, ...

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15 Things You Need to Know About Visiting Magic Kingdom

15. Arrive Early The Magic Kingdom opens daily at 9:00am, and 8:00am for the Extra Magic Hour perk for Resort Hotel guests.  There is a “Welcome Show” held every morning in front of Cinderella’s Castle, and if you get there early, you can stroll down Main Street, enjoy the show, then begin your day at the “Most Magical Place on ...

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10 Experiences Grandparents Will Love Having With Grandkids at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney World is one of the most popular and most visited theme parks in the world, with thrilling rides, delightful attractions, exciting colorful parades, brilliant fireworks, live entertainment, and extraordinary dining and shopping venues. It is truly a world like no other, where dreams really do come true. Families of all sizes and cultures visit this “most magical place ...

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8 Scams You Should Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Trip

1. Dining “Scalpers” Unfortunately, there are Disney Dining brokers out there who flood Disney’s systems with requests for Disney dining reservations, and then charge you for them.  How do they do it?  Well, they book Disney World dining reservations ahead of time under fake names and then will scalp them for money.  Guests will be charged as much as $15 ...

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8 Scams You Should Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Trip

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2. Resale of partially used multi-day tickets This practice is illegal in Florida, so don’t even think about purchasing used tickets.  Also, Disney will know because they use a scanning device that takes your fingerprint whenever you enter a Disney theme park, and it’s connected to your ticket.  Your fingerprint is not going to match the fingerprint of the original ...

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8 Scams You Should Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Trip

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3. Social Media WDW free ticket contests Sometimes friends will share WDW contest posts that state you can win tickets by sharing, liking, or commenting on a post to win Disney World tickets.  If you see these types of posts on Facebook, do not share.  These fake profiles have names like “Walt Disney World.”, or “Walt Disney-World,” and may include ...

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8 Scams You Should Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Trip

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4. “Free”? Disney World Vacation Whenever you see the word “free” in conjunction with a Walt Disney World Vacation, run, don’t walk to the nearest exit.  There is no such thing as free at Walt Disney World, except cups of water at most quick serve restaurants.  Even if you win a legitimate Disney World vacation in an authorized Disney contest, ...

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8 Scams You Should Avoid When Planning a Walt Disney World Trip

Pizza Delivery

5. Pizza Delivery Scam If you find pizza delivery fliers pushed under your Resort Hotel door, be aware that many of these are fakes.  The criminals get your credit card number and never deliver the pizza.  Disney even supported a law banning this type of activity, but in some cases, the fliers still continue.  There are some Disney Resorts that ...

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