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Get the most out of your Disney visit with these tips and tricks!

Should I Buy a Disney Vacation Package or Stay Off-site? 3 Tips To Help You Decide

Beach Club Resort

Depending on what time of year you travel, a Disney Vacation Package can offer significant price savings off regular Disney Resort room rates. However, during peak travel times, they don’t offer compelling discounts. If this is your first time to Disney, we suggest you assist you contact an “Authorized Disney Vacation Planner.” Be sure the travel agent you are doing ...

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17 Tips on How To ‘Burglar Proof’ Your Home While You’re At Disney

Gone to Disney

What would certainly ruin your wonderful Disney trip?  It would be returning home only to find your house burglarized. I have returned home to find all my good jewelry stolen, mainly because I left it in plain sight. Would-be robbers watch neighborhoods to spot an easy target. Here is a list of some common sense things you can easily do ...

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10 ‘Must Have’ Items for Disney Waterparks

Typhoon Lagoon

Packing for a trip to a Disney waterpark is a lot like packing for a trip to the parks. There are two waterparks on Disney property, Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach. You are most likely going to be there all day, so you have to make sure you have everything you need. Here are 10 things you will want to ...

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6 Rookie Mistakes at Disney World

Princess Castle

Rookie Mistake #6 – Not doing your research Disney World is a city unto itself being twice the size of the island of Manhattan and literally brimming with options for dining, attractions, sight-seeing, rides and more! Upon arrival, Disney can quickly become overwhelming unless you’re armed with some research about the places you want to experience. We’ve done a lot ...

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Disney Vacation Club – 5 Things You Should Know

Beach Club Resort

Disney Vacation Club, or DVC for short, is the Disney version of a time share. You purchase a certain number of “points” on a contract that lasts somewhere in the neighborhood of 40 to 50 years. You can use the points to book rooms at Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and several other Disney “beach” properties (one in Hawaii, one in ...

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How NOT To Wait In Lines On Your Disney Vacation: 7 Time Saving Tips

Standing In Line

I despise waiting on lines. The real world is full of lines. Lines to check out at the grocery store. Lines at the coffee shop in the morning. Lines for the ladies room. So, when I go on vacation to the most magical place on Earth, I don’t want to wait in lines. Waiting on lines is decidedly “un-magical”. Thus, ...

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4 Of the Worst Times to Visit Disney World

Disney castle busy

Most Disney-goers are families which means most trips to Disney are scheduled around school breaks. If you’re trying to work a Disney vacation into your busy schedule, you may want to consider taking your kids out of school to visit – a move that will help you avoid crowds. I addition to schedule, cost is an additional consideration. Generally, Disney ...

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8 Sensational Things To Do At Disney When It Rains

Disney Quest

Have you ever heard the expression, “When it rains, it pours”? There is no time or place where that rings more true than summer in central Florida. Having personally been the victim of the stalled remnants of a hurricane during a Disney vacation, I can assure you that there’s no need to let a little rain spoil the magic. Check ...

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8 ‘Must Read’ Tips For Choosing The Perfect Disney Resort

Grand Floridian Resort

There are several things you want to think about when choosing a Disney resort. Having stayed at Disney numerous times throughout the years, I have found that there is so much to consider when choosing the right place to stay. Whether it is price, location, or even a specific theme you had in mind, Disney has plenty of options for ...

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18 Tips for Taking Toddlers to Disney

Toddler Enjoying Magic Kingdom

I went to Disney with my husband, a three year old and six year old 40 years ago and now, years later it is still one of our fondest memories. Disney was only a few years old when we first visited. The Amtrak train ride overnight to Florida, staying at the Contemporary Resort, taking the monorail to Magic Kingdom, Cinderella’s ...

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