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12 Ways Disney Fans Interact Differently With the World

Disney bedding

10. Our Homes Reflect the Vacation Magic Hidden Mickey’s in room décor, Disney photos scattered across the house, character figurines and Mickey Mouse kitchenware are just a few of the signs that a Disney fan lives nearby.  With so many adorable home furnishings at Disney Springs, who could blame a Disney fanatic for scooping plenty of homey touches, linens, gourmet ...

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12 Ways Disney Fans Interact Differently With the World

Shopping

11. We Have a Hard Time Passing Up Disney Merchandise I mean, it’s only natural that Disney fans need a closet and home full of Disney goodies right?  If you have the Disney shopping app (park and Disney store) in your app favorites, swipe up Disney-esque designs in department stores and cannot stop ordering Minnie ears and princess shirts from ...

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12 Ways Disney Fans Interact Differently With the World

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12. We Measure the Cost of Real World Items in the Form of Disney Tickets Walt Disney World fans like myself envision money in Disney dollars.  I may or may not be heard saying “Saving forty dollars on groceries? That’s like a meal at Ohana. This dress costs more than a park hopper ticket, I’ll look for a cheaper option.” ...

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12 Ways Disney Fans Interact Differently With the World

Balloons and Castle

Diehard Disney fans are awesome.  Sure, we may interact with the world a little differently, but what’s not to love?  In this silly article we are pointing out just a few ways that those hardcore Disney fans may interact a bit differently than the mainstream public.

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

Caseys Corner Meal

8. Not Dividing and Conquering at Quick Service Counters Don’t fall behind during mealtimes as you wait for food in line and then wait for a table to become available.  Divide you party upon entering the quick service restaurant.  Send part of the family to scope out and snag a seat.  After bags and some family member are posted at ...

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

Castle Backpack

9. Forgetting Daypack Items Returning to the hotel to grab items you need in the park burns a lot of time.  Prevent this problem by making a list of the items you need in your daypack.  Do not set out for the parks in uncomfortable clothes or shoes.  It is not worth the risk of having to make an unexpected ...

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

10. Not Preparing for Dining Reservations The transportation conundrum can apply on the way to dining reservations as well.  Make sure you understand transportation details surrounding your restaurant prior to the day of the reservation. Understanding the quickest way to travel from your resort (or the park you are in) to the restaurant is important. Do not risk being late ...

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

Bathrooms

7. Not Coordinating Bathroom Visits Yes, this is a strange tip.  However, it is an often overlooked factor that puts some guests behind during their park time.  When traveling with a group or small children, major time is saved when everyone visits the restroom at once.  This cuts down on the dead time that the rest of the group spends ...

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

Be Our Guest

5. Neglecting to Make Advanced Dining Reservations Why waste time sitting around at a Disney table service restaurant waiting for a table to open up when advanced dining reservations are a thing?  Waiting for a table service table seat at a restaurant you have no reservation at it a way guests fall behind on a Disney vacation.  Sure, advanced dining ...

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10 Ways You Can Fall Behind on a Disney Vacation

4. Not Budgeting for Transportation Time Almost every Disney morning that I have been late to the parks was a result of not budgeting for transportation time.  Generally speaking, Disney buses, boats, monorails etc. run on time and are a super-efficient way to reach the magic.  The reality is sometimes large crowds mean transportation fill up quickly, roadway traffic could ...

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