Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming. There are so many things to think about, such as what resort should I stay at? Where should we eat? What park should we visit on what day? These are all questions your travel agent can answer for you, as they guide you along in the process. While travel agents are a great wealth of knowledge and worth their weight in gold, I feel it is also important for the vacationers themselves to [...]
The EPCOT International flower and garden festival is taking place now through the end of May, and you don’t want to miss it! This festival has been going on for well over 20 years, but it’s only been recently that Walt Disney World has introduced food booths called “outdoor kitchens” to the festival. If you are familiar with the Food and Wine Festival in the fall, this is the same concept but on a smaller scale. There are 15 booth, [...]
Fastpasses are a great way to enjoy Walt Disney World at a faster pace without having to stand in as many lines. There are many tips and tricks that will help you know what you SHOULD do with your fastpasses, but here are five things you SHOULDN’T do. Make sure not to make these mistakes on your next vacation! 1.) Not making them at all/soon enough: If you are a guest at a Walt Disney World Resort, you are able [...]
You can save up to 30%* on rooms at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays most nights June 12-Aug. 25, 2016 when they book by June 10, 2016. Plus, you can receive an exclusive "Awaken Summer" graphic MagicBand when they upgrade to a room and Theme Park package with a minimum 2-day Magic Your Way® Ticket. The MagicBand will activate a surprise sound and lighting feature at select touch points throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.** Booking Window: March 14-June 10, 2016 [...]
I just got off of the Disney Fantasy, on a week long cruise to the Caribbean. Not only was it a seven night cruise, but it was the inaugural Star Wars Day at Sea cruise. Without giving away too much, I wanted to highlight some of the surprises and “extras” that happened during that day, for all the Star Wars fans on board. Characters: There were characters walking around the decks all day long, and we were also given the [...]
Many people talk about cruises as being “all inclusive”, and what is included can differ from cruise line to cruise line, so I thought I would set the record straight on what is included when you set sail on one of Disney’s four cruise ships, and what is an additional fee. Here are all the things included in the price of your cruise: Entertainment: Most of your entertainment such as the amazing nightly shows, movies in the theater and at [...]
Disney Cruise line has announced itineraries for the first part of 2014! During the first part of 2014, the Disney Magic will be returning to Port Canaveral, FL, joining the Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy. The Disney Wonder will homeport in Miami. Caribbean and Bahamas from Port Canaveral Every cruise departing from Port Canaveral includes a stop at Castaway Cay. Three-night Bahamian - Rates start at $420 per person for a standard inside stateroom, based on double occupancy. Ports: Port Canaveral, Nassau, [...]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest fireworks evenings of the year at Walt Disney World Resort, a place where fireworks are both spectacular and an every-night occurrence. Fireworks and nighttime shows will light up the skies and create a mood of celebration at three theme parks on Dec. 31, 2011, while revelry of other sorts takes place elsewhere throughout the Vacation Kingdom. Here’s a snapshot of what’s in store: Magic Kingdom presents a [...]
Finally! Hopefully Disney will roll this out at all there resort but for now it is free at the following: Disney's Grand Floridian Resort Disney's Polynesian Resort Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resort Disney's Boardwalk Inn Resort Disney's Old Key West Resort Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort Disney's Contemporary Resort Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge Resort Disney's Coronado Springs Resort For more information contact Travel with the Magic toll free at 1-800-670-4312 or contact us at email@example.com
Magic Kingdom® Park Frontierlnd Shootin' Arcade 06/08/11 - 09/30/11 The Lunching Pad 08/29/11 - 09/16/11 Casey's Corner 08/30/11 - 09/14/11 Swiss Family Treehouse 09/08/11 - 11/17/11 Epcot® None Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Sounds Dangerous Closed; Operates Seasonally Voyage of the Little Mermaid 08/15/11 - 09/04/11 Studio Backlot Tour 09/06/11 - 09/24/11 Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show 10/03/11 - 10/06/11 Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park Primeval Whirl 01/17/11 - 09/14/11 Caravan Stage - Flight of Wonder 08/29/11 - 09/11/11 Typhoon Lagoon [...]
The spa at the Grand Floridian will be closing September 19th. The spa confirmed this but offered no other news about re-opening at this time. UPDATE 8/5/11 Channing from Travel with the Magic posted on Facebook today that this most likely due to the DVC construction that will be happening at the Grand Floridian.
ANAHEIM, Calif. July 1, 2011 – The spirit of Halloween Time will invade Disneyland Resort this fall with Disney villains, Mickey Mouse and his friends in Halloween costumes, and the seasonal transformations of Haunted Mansion into Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain into Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy. Halloween Time at Disneyland Resort begins Friday, Sept. 16, and will continue through Halloween, Monday, Oct. 31. The after-hours Mickey’s Halloween Party, a separate-ticket event* which has become an annual highlight of Halloween [...]
So yesterday we updated the list of Candlelight Processional packages adding Le Cellier to the list for lunch only. Today there are more restaurants to add to the list: Biergarten Restaurant Lunch $32.99 Adult $17.99 Child Dinner $50.99 Adult $25.99 Child Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room Lunch $38.99 Adult $12.99 Child Dinner $49.99 Dinner $15.99 Child Garden Grill Restaurant Dinner $52.99 Adult $26.99 Child Coral Reef Lunch $51.99 Adult $13.99 Child Dinner $64.99 Adult $17.99 Child Here is [...]
The 2011 Candlelight Processional packages will be available to book on July 26 2011. Contact Disney or your Disney vacation planner to make your reservations. Nine Dragons Lunch $38.99 Adult $12.99 Child Dinner $49.99 Adult $15.99 Child Restaurant Marrakesh Lunch $38.99 Adult $12.99 Child Dinner $49.99 Adult $15.99 Child San Angel Lunch $38.99 Adult $12.99 Child Dinner $49.99 Adult $15.99 Child Via Napoli Lunch $38.99 Adult $12.99 Child Dinner $49.99 Adult $15.99 Child Les Chefs de France Lunch $51.99 Adult [...]
Dates of travel: August 14th thru October 1st 2011 Get a discount of 20%-35% off regular "rack" rates (full price) Pricing and percent off will vary by resort type and date. Rates not available for all dates and resorts. Example rates: * Value Resorts, Standard room - $64 weeknight / $74 weekend * Moderate Resorts, Standard room - $124 weeknight / $134 weekend * Animal Kingdom Lodge, Standard room - $179 weeknight / $189 weekend * Fort Wilderness Cabin - [...]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Live retro sounds of pop, rock, jazz and funk fill the night when top musical acts unleash their greatest hits during the the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival Sept. 30-Nov. 13, 2011, at the Walt Disney World Resort. Three new Eat to the Beat! acts – The Pointer Sisters, Gin Blossoms and The Orchestra starring former members of ELO – and 15 returning bands take their turn on the America Gardens Theatre stage. Shows [...]
Disney Destinations specials and offers as of June 26th 2011: Free Dining at Disney World Late Summer offer at Disney World 2011 & 2012 Military offer at Disney World Summer offer at Disneyland Resort Kids sail free on selected Mexican Riviera Cruises on the Disney Cruise Line For information about any of these offers or a free quote on a Disney vacation click here! Choose us and lets add some magic toy our next Disney vacation!
Fourth of July to Rock the Skies above Walt Disney World Resort With Special Fireworks Shows at Three Parks LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Walt Disney World Resort will pixie dust the night skies July 4 with special pyrotechnic shows, including a patriotic display at Magic Kingdom, a rock’n’roll spectacular at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and a classic sky show at Epcot infused with an Independence Day finale. Here’s what’s in store: * Magic Kingdom will present “Disney’s Celebrate America! A [...]
We recently wrote about Disney's Art of Animation Resort and here is some follow up info. We can now book rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, a brand new Walt Disney World Value Resort opening in early Summer 2012. Disney’s Art of Animation Resort will immerse guests into their favorite Disney stories – including Disney•Pixar’s “Finding Nemo” and “Cars,” as well as Walt Disney Pictures’ “The Lion King” and “The Little Mermaid.” The one-of-a-kind resort will have more than [...]
The new "Royal" rooms at Disney's Port Orleans Resort-Riverside at the Disney World Resort available to book now for Spring 2012. Guests will notice how special these rooms are with extras like fiber optics special effects above ornately decorated beds with gold and crystal accents; custom linens and drapes; and in-room art and details including princely banners and princess friends. There are 512 Royal Guest Rooms and they start at $189 per night. Contact us for a free quote on [...]
Magic Kingdom® Park The Enchanted Tiki Room - Under New Management 01/13/11 - 08/15/11 Frontierlnd Shootin' Arcade 06/08/11 - 09/30/11 Epcot® None Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Sounds Dangerous 05/01/11 - Operates Seasonally Voyage of the Little Mermaid 08/15/11 - 09/03/11 Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park Primeval Whirl 01/17/11 - 09/14/11 It's Tough to be a Bug! 08/15/11 - 09/30/11 Typhoon Lagoon Annual Refurbishment 12/04/11 - 03/17/12 Blizzard Beach Annual Refurbishment 10/30/11 - 12/03/11 Downtown Disney® None Miniature Golf/Golf Courses Disney's Magnolia [...]
I had a client just return from a stay at Disney's Polynesian Resort and they took some fabulous pictures. He was nice of enough to send them over to me today and here they are:
Just got an email from Southwest about there 3 days of deals promo Offer Information * Fares do not include federal excise tax of $3.70 per takeoff and landing, airport-assessed passenger facility charges (PFC) of up to $9, and government-imposed September 11th Security Fee of up to $5 one-way. * 14-day advance purchase required. * Purchase by May 5, 2011, 11:59 pm Pacific Time. * Travel through October 5, 2011. * Blackout Dates Apply: May 26 – 31, June 30, [...]
New Royal Guest Rooms and Health & Wellness Suites at the Walt Disney World Resort. Guests will soon be able to experience the enchantment of the "Royal Guest Rooms" at Disney's Port Orleans Resort or the relaxation of the Health and Wellness Suites at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Building on the popularity of the Family Suites at Disney's All-Star Music Resort and the Pirates of the Caribbean-themed Storybook Rooms at Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, these new resort offerings will feature unique [...]
2011 Mickey's very merry Christmas party dates and costs of tickets. November 2011: 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 18, 27, 29, 30, 2011 December 2011: 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11, 13, 14, 16, 18, 2011 Hours: 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m. Advance purchase price: November: 8, 9, 11, 13, 15, 29, 30 December: 4, 6, 7, 11, 13, 14 * Adults 10 and Up (tax included) - $60.66 * Children 3-9 (tax included) - $55.33 Purchased day of event: [...]
Dates & Times for the 2011 Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween party September 2011: 13, 16, 20, 23, 27, 30 October 2011 : 2, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 21, 23, 25, 27, 28, 30, 31 November 2011 : 1st Hours: 7:00 pm – midnight with the parade at 8:15 pm and 10:30 pm and fireworks at 9:30 pm. For more information about the Mickey's not so scary Halloween Party and planning a Disney vacation contact us [...]
tar Tours – The Adventures Continue’ Brings Star Wars™ Thrills in 3-D to Disney's Hollywood Studios Theme Park LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The power of the Force and the magic of Disney have combined to create “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a new 3-D attraction set to open at Disney's Hollywood Studios theme park on May 20, 2011. The attraction also will open at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, Calif., on June 3, 2011. Based on the Star Wars [...]
The Tinker Bell Half Marathon, hosted by the City of Anaheim and Disneyland Resort, will take runners on a 13.1-mile trek through the Disneyland and Disney California Adventure theme parks and pass by several City of Anaheim landmarks. The course will be filled with music, entertainment, Disney characters, runners in colorful Tinker Bell costumes and, of course, pixie dust, and will finish at Disneyland. Runners will receive a new Tinker Bell “wings’’ medal. “We’re proud to be the home of [...]
The Walt Disney Company and Shanghai Shendi Group, its joint venture partner in China, have broken ground on the Shanghai Disney Resort following approval from the Chinese central government in Beijing. Both companies marked the start of construction on the first Disney resort in mainland China at a groundbreaking ceremony held April 8, 2011. "Today marks a significant milestone in the history of The Walt Disney Company," said Robert A. Iger, President and CEO of The Walt Disney Company. "Our [...]
Magician Mickey Mouse Now Greeting Guests at New Magic Kingdom Location .... and Guests Can Skip Standby Queue with Disney’s FASTPASS! LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Mickey Mouse now reigns at a new location in Magic Kingdom to meet and greet his friends at Walt Disney World Resort. Guests can now go backstage at Town Square Theater for photos and autographs with Mickey -- without waiting in a standby queue! Mickey's new location in the park also heralds [...]
You can explore how events in Walt Disney's life helped shape the Walt Disney World® Resort and the attractions within it during a new tour. The “Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom®” tour will use the Park as a walking timeline to help guests discover how the events in Walt's life helped develop his understanding and view of the world around him. The three-hour tour is available Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays each week, starting at 8:15 a.m. You [...]
Inaugural Event Features a “TRY-athlon,” Inspiring Kids to “TRY” New Ways of Leading a Healthier Lifestyle LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Fifty young essay contest winners, their families, Disney Channel Stars and Disney characters celebrate and explore a world of flavor and fun at Disney Magic of Healthy Living -- The Weekend at Walt Disney World Resort March 18-20, 2011. The setting for the event is World Showcase at Epcot, where the "Healthy Living Champions" will participate in a one-of-a-kind [...]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- To mark the 20th anniversary of Disney's Fairy Tale Weddings & Honeymoons, Disney has announced special wedding packages plus a unique campaign showcasing the happily-ever-after stories of real life couples who have tied the knot at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland and aboard Disney Cruise Line. "The 'Bringing the Fairy Tale to Life' campaign is a tribute to all the brides and grooms who have shared their special day with us," said Korri McFann, Worldwide [...]
"Small World" Becomes a Big Canvas As "The Magic, The Memories and You!" Projection Show Conjures Vacation Memories at Disneyland in California! ANAHEIM, Calif., January 27, 2011 – Starting tonight, the façade of “it’s a small world” in Disneyland park is being transformed each night into a breathtaking display of moving, ever-changing photography, video, animation and music as Disneyland celebrates guests’ memories with an innovative new show – “The Magic, The Memories and You!” Guests of all ages will be [...]
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – A constellation of HGTV design stars lights up the 18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2 through May 15, while “Toy Story 3” heroes Woody and Buzz take Disney topiary magic “to infinity and beyond!” Genevieve Gorder, Vern Yip and nine other HGTV design gurus appear for the first time at the Walt Disney World Resort festival during weekend presentations that cover topics ranging from “Life, Love and Landscaping” (Yard Crashers’ Ahmed Hassan, [...]
Disneyland Spring Offer Offer Details: You can enjoy great rates at all three Hotels of the Disneyland Resort with as little as a one-night stay. Booking Window: Feb. 21 – March 19, 2011 Travel Window: This offer is available for arrivals most nights Feb. 21 – April 30, 2011. Travel on this offer must be completed by May 1, 2011. Upgrades: Turn your hotel stay into a spring vacation by adding Theme Park tickets or Disney Character Dining to your [...]
GUEST MEMORIES, FANCIFUL FORMS ANCHOR NEW DISNEY CASTLE SHOW: In a dramatic new projection show filled with special effects and magic, Cinderella Castle transforms into a shimmering spectacle during “Let the Memories Begin” at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The ten-minute projection show, presented on select nights, is highlighted by images of Walt Disney World guests photographed that same day in Magic Kingdom. (Kent Phillips, photographer).
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Festival of the Masters at Downtown Disney Nov. 12-14, 2010 LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Approximately 145 award-winning fine artists, 200 chalk artists and 40 folk artists will showcase their one-of-a-kind and limited-edition painting, photography, sculptures, jewelry and more at Festival of the Masters presented by Sharpie® Nov. 12-14, 2010, at Downtown Disney. One of the Southeast’s most highly regarded juried art festivals since 1975, Festival of the Masters features live entertainment and family-friendly activities each day. Admission and parking [...]
Disney Cruise Line Named Top Cruise Line by Readers of Condé Nast Traveler Magazine Disney Cruise Line has been recognized as the No. 1 cruise experience at the Annual Readers’ Choice Awards for Condé Nast Traveler magazine in New York City. Known as the leader in family cruising, Disney Cruise Line took the top honors in the Mega-Ship category, which is part of the magazine’s annual readers’ survey that recognizes the best in travel for resorts, destinations, airlines, cruise lines [...]
Disney Cruise Lines private island Castaway Cay is amazing way to spend a day, it is my favorite part of sailing with Disney Cruise Line. They have been adding more wonderful amenities to Castaway Cay check them out Visit www.visitcastawaycay.com for even more information about Disney Cruise Lines private island and contact us for a free quote on a Disney Cruise Line vacation.
Thinking about a Disney Cruise Line vacation for the Holidays? You should be and here is why.... Sailing on the Disney Cruise Line is a magical experience made even more special during the Holiday season so for a free quote on a Disney Cruise Line vacation contact us today! Ask about our on board credits!
If you are thinking about taking a Disney Cruise Line vacation you need to check out the new website all about the Disney Dream. One of the best things about sailing with Disney is Castaway Cay, Disney's private island and it is a an amazing way to spend a day with your family or relaxing on the adult beach. I had the pleasure this Spring and it so relaxing and wonderful here are a few pics and a link to [...]
Disney World Park Refurbishment Magic Kingdom® Park Mad Tea Party 09/26/10 - 11/10/10 The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh 10/25/10 - 11/14/10 Pooh's Thotful Shop 11/01/10 - 11/14/10 Astro Orbiter 12/05/10 - 12/09/10 Splash Mountain 01/03/11 - 01/31/11 Disney's Hollywood Studios™ Star Tours 09/08/10 - 05/16/11 Walt Disney: One Man's Dream 08/16/10 - 11/03/10 Sounds Dangerous - Temporarily Closed Disney's Animal Kingdom® Theme Park Kali River Rapids 01/03/11 - 01/29/11 Primeval Whirl 01/17/11 - 04/05/11 Disney's Water Parks Typhoon [...]
Good Morning We had a busy and productive day yesterday at Travel with the Magic and I hope that everyone had a great day as well. Here is some updated Disney news from over at Magic Chat Live. Magic Chat Live is a friendly Disney message board with tips, pics, news and more! Its easy and free to register so join today!
Good Morning, We have had our blog re-designed this week and its up now, there are still a few bugs here and there but we are getting worked out. Thank you to those of you who have been kind enough to stop by and let us know you like it. I have been very busy and we are happy to announce that we are going to be partnering with Mousekefoodie please go by and check out there website and all [...]
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What makes Disney World special to you? I remember my first visit to Disney World, we were staying at the Contemporary Resort. My grandmother and I went and I was hooked! I took some special Art classes and we got a behind the scenes tour as well it just stayed with me after all these years. I have always been close with my grandmother and I am very grateful for so many of the things that she has [...]
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