/Tag: Dining plan

Disney Dining Plans for 2018

2017-12-21T08:49:28-04:00

  If you are adding a Disney Dining Plan to your Walt Disney World vacation, which I recommend, here’s what you need to know about the dining plans for 2018! Dining Plans are only offered to guests staying at a Disney Resort hotel. This is a perk to staying onsite. Adding a dining plan gives you the option to pre-pay for meals and snacks. Then you simply have your MagicBand scanned at the time of purchase. If you like to [...]

Disney Dining Plans for 20182017-12-21T08:49:28-04:00

Frontera Cocina

2017-09-28T10:46:16-04:00

Frontera Cocina has quickly become one of my favorite restaurants in Disney Springs and here are 4 reasons why! The Menu Celebrity chef Rick Bayless is behind the wonderful menu! He has brought fresh, updates to authentic Mexican dishes. All of your favorites are here - with a twist of new flavor. Start off with the smoky chipotle and herby salsa verde while you sip on a reimagined Margarita! And be sure to include the made-to-order guacamole with your meal! [...]

Frontera Cocina2017-09-28T10:46:16-04:00

Walt Disney World Character Dining Overview

2019-08-23T10:32:27-04:00

  Character Dining at Walt Disney World is a lot of fun and a great way to meet some of your favorite characters saving valuable park time doing it during your dining time. Here are some tips for character dining at Walt Disney World and an overview of each restaurant, so you have all of them in one place for reference. General Tips Reservations - Table Service Dining opens 180 days in advance. Character Dining is very popular. Reserving early [...]

Walt Disney World Character Dining Overview2019-08-23T10:32:27-04:00

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review

2017-05-07T11:50:33-04:00

There has been much excitement over Rivers of Light: not only the show itself, but the Dining Package as well! Similar to Hollywood Studios’ popular Fantasmic, Animal Kingdom is offering a Dining Package with Preferred Viewing Seats. I scheduled the Dining Package on my recent trip to Disney and wanted to share my experience! You currently have 2 choices for the Dining Package:   Tusker House and Tiffins. Tusker House is a family friendly buffet with Donald and his friends, and [...]

The Rivers of Light Dining Package: A Review2017-05-07T11:50:33-04:00

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues

2017-03-23T01:53:02-04:00

  You are having the most magical time at Walt Disney World. Then, you come back to your resort room that final night only to find your eviction notice, the dreaded “Tragical Express” papers, the sign that your vacation has come to an end. Now what? It has gone too fast and you are already beginning to miss the fun you had. Here are 7 ways to cure your post Disney blues. Book your next vacation! Disney usually offers a [...]

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues2017-03-23T01:53:02-04:00

Jungle Skipper Canteen: A Quick Review of Magic Kingdom’s Newest Table Service Restaurant

2019-06-03T14:10:39-04:00

Skipper Canteen (also known as it’s full name; Jungle Navigation CO. Ltd Skipper Canteen) is the newest addition to the food scene at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom Park. Many agree that the park needs more sit down dining options. So, the announcement and opening of the Skipper Canteen came with a lot of excitement as well as high expectations. The restaurant opened in mid-December and I dined there just 2 days after it seated the first guests. In this [...]

Jungle Skipper Canteen: A Quick Review of Magic Kingdom’s Newest Table Service Restaurant2019-06-03T14:10:39-04:00

The One Tip To Help Avoid Rookie Mistakes on Disney Trips

2019-05-29T14:02:05-04:00

A few short years ago, I was in the midst of one of the happiest – and most stressful - times of my life! I was planning a wedding AND a Disney vacation at the same time! Looking back, I think I spent more time worrying about the honeymoon at Disney World than I worried about the actual wedding! We had booked our vacation with a local travel agent – her services began and ended with making sure our resort [...]

The One Tip To Help Avoid Rookie Mistakes on Disney Trips2019-05-29T14:02:05-04:00

Disneyland versus Disney World – The 6 major differences

2015-12-31T16:36:05-04:00

    Disneyland versus Disney World, some may think the two are one in the same, but they couldn’t be more wrong. While these two share many characteristics, in other ways they couldn’t be more opposite, starting with their location. Disney World is located in Orlando, Florida but you’ll have to travel 2,496 miles West to arrive in Anaheim, California home of Disneyland. Property Size & Hotels Besides their locations the next noticeable difference are the properties sizes. Disney World [...]

Disneyland versus Disney World – The 6 major differences2015-12-31T16:36:05-04:00

Captain Cook’s at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort

2015-12-31T16:09:28-04:00

  Located in the Great Ceremonial House at the Polynesian Village Resort you’ll find a tropical island restaurant filled with great meal and snack options. Captain Cook’s is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner each day and also offers a wide variety of snacks, beer and wine. Like everything else at this resort, Captain Cook’s is themed to the South Pacific. There is plenty of seating in the bright and whimsical dining room or enjoy your food outside on the [...]

Captain Cook’s at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort2015-12-31T16:09:28-04:00

Why Park Hopper Tickets are worth it (and when they aren’t)

2019-06-03T14:10:37-04:00

When planning your Disney vacation, one of the first decisions to make is whether or not to add the Park Hopper option to your park tickets. There are pretty much two types of people, those who park hop and those who don’t (and maybe a third group who doesn’t know the difference; if that’s you then keep reading!) Lately, it seems, I have worked with numerous families who said they NEVER get the Park Hopper because they ”don’t need it” [...]

Why Park Hopper Tickets are worth it (and when they aren’t)2019-06-03T14:10:37-04:00

New Changes to the Disney dining Plan as of June 2015

2015-08-27T12:52:52-04:00

In early June, 2015 Disney World made some positive changes to their dining plans and the way the can used. This blog highlights all the changes and selections that are now available. I fully admit that I am a fan of the dining plan for not only my clients, but myself too! However, there have been some times that I got frustrated with items that weren’t included. I am happy to announce that Disney has listened to their customers and [...]

New Changes to the Disney dining Plan as of June 20152015-08-27T12:52:52-04:00

Il Mulino: Upscale Your Carbo Load!

2015-01-28T12:36:00-04:00

  The Il Mulino is a charming Old World Italian Restaurant located in the Walt Disney World Swan Resort. It is also an out-of-the-way place to grab a night-before pasta dinner for your Princess Half Marathon Weekend! (or any runDisney race) The Restaurant: Located in the lobby of the Swan Resort, you will find a lively restaurant and bar modeled after its New York Bistro counterpart. The Il Mulino is far enough away from the hustle and bustle of Walt [...]

Il Mulino: Upscale Your Carbo Load!2015-01-28T12:36:00-04:00

Top 10 Character Meals at Disney World

2014-05-27T20:35:55-04:00

During my many trips to Disney World with my family I have compiled quite a list of my favorite restaurants including many with characters. These meals are a great way to see you family’s favorite characters without using valuable park time. Below is a top ten list that I collected with my personal recommendations and tips, keep in mind many of the restaurants below completely fill up 180 days in advance. All Travel with the Magic agents begin their day [...]

Top 10 Character Meals at Disney World2014-05-27T20:35:55-04:00

Learn about the Disney Dining plans

2012-09-22T21:02:43-04:00

Are you thinking about getting the Disney Dining plan during your next visit to Disney World? Not sure which one is right for you and your family? Well then check out this video that will give you information about the three dining plans and some tips as well. Disney offers the quick service dining plan, the dining plan, and the deluxe dining plan. The Disney Dining plan can help you save time and money during your next visit to the [...]

Learn about the Disney Dining plans2012-09-22T21:02:43-04:00