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7 Best Practices for a Day at Walt Disney World Parks

Castle Tomorrowland

3. Sunscreen Nothing can ruin a great day at Disney faster than a sunburn.  Guests will want to make sure that they are covered with sunscreen before leaving their room and constantly reapplying every ninety minutes.  If you forget or run out, sunscreen is available in all of the Disney stores and at the resorts.  2. Stay Hydrated In addition ...

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7 Best Practices for a Day at Walt Disney World Parks

Castle Entrance

5. Early Start Many people like to sleep in while they are on their vacations, so large crowds don’t begin flocking the parks until late in the morning.  Guests who are willing to sacrifice some sleep can enjoy two or three hours in the parks with relatively low crowd levels.  These low levels will allow guests to enjoy popular attractions, ...

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7 Best Practices for a Day at Walt Disney World Parks

Castle Blue Dancer Festival Of Fantasy Parade

When we visit Walt Disney World, we are always focused on trying to have the best day possible.  To do this, we make sure we plan for our dining reservations and make our FastPass+ selections.  In addition, we make sure to adhere to our seven best practices for a day at Disney.  Following these practices are certain to make your ...

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6 Things You Need to Know About Disney’s Magical Express

Disney's Magical Express

2. Entertainment Families with young children will love the entertainment available on the buses.  In addition to being decorated with their favorite characters on the outside of the bus, once onboard, guests will be able to watch informational programming about their visit to Walt Disney World. Once the bus departs the airport, guests will be entertained with a variety of Disney ...

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6 Things You Need to Know About Disney’s Magical Express

Contemporary Resort

4. Shuttle to Various Hotels Guests will be grouped with other guests heading to the same resort, as well as nearby resorts.  Each bus handles approximately three to four resorts, so be aware that you might not be the first stop on your shuttle bus.  The bus driver will announce the drop off order before the bus departs the airport ...

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6 Things You Need to Know About Disney’s Magical Express

Magical Express

In their continuing attempts to make vacations more streamlined and easier for guests to enjoy, Disney World has introduced Disney’s Magical Express for guests staying at one of their on-property resorts.  Magical Express takes care of a lot of the onerous tasks that accompany any vacation.  There are aspects of Disney’s Magical Express that you want to keep in mind ...

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8 Dining Tips from a Disney Expert

Epcot Food and Wine

2. Be Aware of Discounts Disney World does have discounts available to guests to decrease their bills at restaurants across property.  The first is a discount available to passholders.  Not every member of the party needs to be a passholder to take advantage of this discount, so maybe one member of your party purchases an annual pass for your visit ...

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8 Dining Tips from a Disney Expert

Grand Floridian Park Fare

4. Advanced Dining Reservations Some restaurants are almost unattainable if you don’t have an advanced dining reservation (I’m looking at you, ‘Ohana).  So, while guests are almost forced to plan out their table service dining options, don’t go overboard.  A typical sit-down meal at Disney World lasts about 75 minutes (and that is from when you sit down to when ...

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8 Dining Tips from a Disney Expert

Most people who are visiting Walt Disney World focus much of their planning time on what attractions they are going to do.  They obsess over whether they will have time to use their 2:45 PM FastPass+ for Thunder Mountain and still be able to be in a prime viewing location in Frontierland to watch the Festival of Fantasy parade at ...

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8 Dining Tips from a Disney Expert

Tigger

6. Character Dining Experiences Character dining experiences can be a worthwhile experience because guests are allowed to interact with their favorite characters in a unique setting while they are enjoying a delicious meal.  In addition to being very popular, the character dining experiences tend to be very expensive depending on what characters are appearing.  All character dining experiences take place ...

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