/Tag: disney vacation

What’s Included on Disney’s Castaway Cay

2018-03-01T14:34:48-04:00

Castaway Cay is Disney’s private island in the Bahamas. Most of their cruises make a stop here, and it truly is a paradise. When most people think of getting off in port, they think of a lot of expenses like taxis, food, towels, beaches, etc. I wanted to clear up some of the confusion and tell you what is included with the price of your cruise on Castaway Cay. 1.) Food: When you spend the day on the island, you [...]

What’s Included on Disney’s Castaway Cay2018-03-01T14:34:48-04:00

Disney’s Pop Century Refurbished Standard Rooms Review

2018-01-07T19:28:10-04:00

  Last year, Disney announced that one of their most popular value resorts – Pop Century – would be undergoing a major facelift! The news was so exciting to me because Pop Century is my go-to resort when I go to Walt Disney World for last minute weekend trips. While the resort is definitely a no-frills, no extras kind of resort, it is extremely budget friendly and perfect for when you just need a place to rest after long days [...]

Disney’s Pop Century Refurbished Standard Rooms Review2018-01-07T19:28:10-04:00

Walt Disney World Character Dining Overview

2017-08-29T10:25:17-04:00

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 gives [...]

Walt Disney World Character Dining Overview2017-08-29T10:25:17-04:00

Free My Disney Experience and Magic Band E-Course

2017-07-26T09:48:43-04:00

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 [...]

Free My Disney Experience and Magic Band E-Course2017-07-26T09:48:43-04:00

Outdoor Kitchens at the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival

2017-03-23T01:48:38-04:00

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, [...]

Outdoor Kitchens at the EPCOT International Flower and Garden Festival2017-03-23T01:48:38-04:00

Walt Disney World Vacation Tips for All Ages

2016-05-06T08:40:32-04:00

What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Disney vacation? You may think of it as a family vacation or a trip that is geared toward kids. It's true that kids will love Walt Disney World and it is a perfect vacation for families; But it is not only for families! Let me share with you a few tips for adults, teens, children, and even those of you traveling to Disney without children in [...]

Walt Disney World Vacation Tips for All Ages2016-05-06T08:40:32-04:00

What’s included in a Disney Cruise

2016-01-15T09:44:45-04:00

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 [...]

What’s included in a Disney Cruise2016-01-15T09:44:45-04:00

Extra Doses of Magic: Real Stories from Real Families

2019-06-03T14:10:15-04:00

Everyone has a story. Everyone who has been on any kind of Disney vacation has a Magical story. You know what I am talking about; those extra doses of Magic (or Pixie Dust) that make any Disney trip extra special, the experiences that keep you wanting to come back and keep you telling stories again and again. Maybe it was a cast member who went above and beyond, maybe it was an extra magical encounter with your favorite character or [...]

Extra Doses of Magic: Real Stories from Real Families2019-06-03T14:10:15-04:00

Disney Cruise Line offers $25 onboard credit & half off deposit

2012-11-05T17:57:40-04:00

Beginning Nov. 5 through Dec. 16, 2012, you can receive a $25 onboard credit when you book a Disney Cruise Line® vacation online. Plus, you can get half-off the deposit! $25 Onboard Credit Offer Details: Receive a $25 onboard credit per stateroom on new bookings made through electronic sources between Nov. 5 and Dec. 16, 2012. This offer is available on all Disney Cruise Line itineraries through Dec. 31, 2013. Booking Window: Nov. 5 - Dec. 16, 2012, at 11:59 [...]

Disney Cruise Line offers $25 onboard credit & half off deposit2012-11-05T17:57:40-04:00

New Fanastyland photos from Disney World

2012-10-18T14:16:26-04:00

The new Fantasyland at the Magic Kingdom had some "soft openings" this past week and Corby from Travel with the Magic just happened to be at Disney.  Here are some of her photos. There’s more to come as the expansion of the New Fantasyland – nearly doubling in size — continues at Walt Disney World Resort.  The new Fantasyland opening is scheduled to open on December 6, 2012. For more information about a Disney vacation you can contact [...]

New Fanastyland photos from Disney World2012-10-18T14:16:26-04:00

New “Limited Time Magic” experiences coming to Disney in 2013

2012-10-17T14:49:40-04:00

Disney Parks have 52 weeks of magical surprises planned for you in 2013! ©Disney “Limited Time Magic” features unexpected experiences, with an extra sprinkle of Pixie Dust, at Disneyland® Resort and the Walt Disney World® Resort that’ll appear, and then disappear when the next debuts. Ranging from Park-wide events to special culinary treats, to limited edition merchandise to special moments of surprise and delight, and more, this new celebration will begin in the new year. So, what can [...]

New “Limited Time Magic” experiences coming to Disney in 20132012-10-17T14:49:40-04:00

Stay, Play, and Dine and save up to $600 at Disney World*

2012-10-10T17:30:30-04:00

Now through Dec. 31, 2012, purchase this 5-night, 6-day Walt Disney Travel Company room, ticket and dining plan package at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for arrivals most nights Jan. 2 – March 7, 2013, and save up to $600*. Booking Window: Oct. 10 – Dec. 31, 2012 Travel Window: For arrivals most nights Jan. 2 – March 7, 2013 Sample Pricing: Buy this 5-night, 6-day room, ticket and Disney dining plan package at a select Disney Moderate Resort [...]

Stay, Play, and Dine and save up to $600 at Disney World*2012-10-10T17:30:30-04:00

Save up to 35% at select Disney Resorts Jan 2013 thru March 7, 2013

2012-10-10T17:27:45-04:00

With all the magical, new things there are to see and do throughout the entire Walt Disney World® Resort, there’s never been a better time to visit. Save up to 35% at select Disney Resort hotels when you book by December 31, 2012 for stays most nights January 2 through January 17, 2013 and January 21 through March 7, 2013. For example, stay in a standard room at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort starting at just $72 per night, plus tax [...]

Save up to 35% at select Disney Resorts Jan 2013 thru March 7, 20132012-10-10T17:27:45-04:00

Disney’s Aulani Resort stay 5 nights for the price of 3

2012-07-27T00:35:53-04:00

©Disney's Aulani Resort             To make the Aulani Guest experience even better, the Resort is expanding its current amenities offerings. Planned expansions include: An additional pool, toddler pool and interactive water play area 18,500 additional square feet of pool deck Two new, convenient quick-service dining locations, including a beach kiosk The addition of a retractable trellis cover at the signature Makahiki restaurant to allow for outdoor seating during any weather conditions An expanded Starlit [...]

Disney’s Aulani Resort stay 5 nights for the price of 32012-07-27T00:35:53-04:00

September 2012 – December 2012 Free Dining Offer!*

2012-09-28T12:25:58-04:00

Free Dining is back at Disney!             Book a 6-Night/7-Day Magic Your Way Package (with accommodations and Theme Park tickets included) for arrivals most nights: September 30, 2012-October 4, 2012 October 19, 2012-November 1, 2012 November 9, 2012–November 15, 2012 November 23, 2012–November 29, 2012 December 10, 2012–December 20, 2012 When you stay selected Disney Value Resorts and get a FREE Quick-Service Dining Plan, or at select Disney Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villa [...]

September 2012 – December 2012 Free Dining Offer!*2012-09-28T12:25:58-04:00

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort refurbishments

2012-02-08T13:25:43-04:00

I was over at the Yacht Club last week for a meeting and there was ALOT of construction and going on at the Resort. I took some pics of the Resort and the cleaning, painting, and work on Stormalong Bay. Please do not take these pictures without permission and giving credit to Travel with the Magic. Thank you

Disney’s Yacht Club Resort refurbishments2012-02-08T13:25:43-04:00

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique & Pirate League on the Disney Fantasy

2011-12-31T21:27:43-04:00

The Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Pirate League aboard the Disney Fantasy will offer aspiring young princesses and pirates receive the full fairy tale treatment with pixie-dusted and piratical makeovers at this very special salon. When young princesses-to-be make their royal entrance at the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, they are greeted by their very own Fairy Godmother-in-training who transforms them with magical makeovers. Exclusive to Disney Cruise Line, Captain Mickey Mouse, Princess Minnie Mouse and First Mate Minnie Mouse makeovers plus special [...]

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique & Pirate League on the Disney Fantasy2011-12-31T21:27:43-04:00

Disneyland Soundsation Summer

2011-08-27T16:20:26-04:00

From Disneyland News Highlights of this Disney Soundsational Summer include the latest milestone in the expansion of Disney California Adventure park, The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure, plus the sensational new 3D excursions of Star Tours and the exciting new “Mickey’s Soundsational Parade” in Disneyland park. * The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel’s Undersea Adventure - In this modern version of the classic Disney “dark ride,” the adventures of Ariel unfold in colorful scenes filled with Audio-Animatronics characters and memorable [...]

Disneyland Soundsation Summer2011-08-27T16:20:26-04:00

Magic Your Way Package Plus Free Dine at Disney World

2011-08-03T14:30:43-04:00

Hungry for a great deal? Now through Oct. 29, 2011, buy a non-discounted Magic Your Way package for 4 nights and 5 days at select Disney Value Resorts and get a FREE Quick-Service Dining Plan. Or, buy a non-discounted Magic Your Way package for 4 nights and 5 days at select Disney Moderate, Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Resorts and get a FREE Disney Dining Plan. Offer Details: This Vacation Package Includes: •Accommodations •Magic Your Way Base Ticket •A Dining Plan [...]

Magic Your Way Package Plus Free Dine at Disney World2011-08-03T14:30:43-04:00

Disney cancels ESPN the weekend

2011-08-03T14:42:00-04:00

http://deadspin.com/5824252/dont-dream-its-over-disney-permanently-cancels-espn-the-weekend http://disneyparks.disney.go.com/blog/2011/07/disneys-espn-the-weekend-update/

Disney cancels ESPN the weekend2011-08-03T14:42:00-04:00

Fantasmic news

2011-07-15T14:51:52-04:00

The Fantasmic! downtime is currently scheduled to occur on: January 5, 2012 – February 12, 2012

Fantasmic news2011-07-15T14:51:52-04:00

More dining options for 2011 Candlelight Processional package

2019-05-29T13:44:44-04:00

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 [...]

More dining options for 2011 Candlelight Processional package2019-05-29T13:44:44-04:00

‘Eat to the Beat!’ Musical Acts at Epcot Food & Wine Festival

2011-06-28T12:49:14-04:00

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 [...]

‘Eat to the Beat!’ Musical Acts at Epcot Food & Wine Festival2011-06-28T12:49:14-04:00

2012 Disney Dining Plan pricing & information

2019-05-23T08:58:00-04:00

2012 Disney Dining Plans Disney dropped the 2012 Disney Dining plan information and pricing today. There are some small changes and small price increases: Disney's Wine and Dine plan has been discontinued as of January 1, 2012.   Quick Service Dining Plan~Disney has removed one snack and raised the price. The Quick Service Dining Plan includes, per person, per night of your stay: * Two counter service meals * One snack * One resort refillable resort mug per [...]

2012 Disney Dining Plan pricing & information2019-05-23T08:58:00-04:00

Amenities at Disney’s Alunai Resort in Hawaii

2011-04-04T23:23:23-04:00

When Aulani opens on Aug. 29, 2011, the Resort will offer a brand new way to vacation in Hawaii. Here are experiences that will make visiting Alunai more special and enhance your vacation. Aunty’s Beach House: With over 5,200 square feet, this state-of-the art kids’ club is a place of fun, discovery and magic. And, best of all, programming at Aunty’s Beach House is complimentary for Resort guests! Kids can let their imaginations soar as they go on treasure hunts, [...]

Amenities at Disney’s Alunai Resort in Hawaii2011-04-04T23:23:23-04:00

Fastpass to meet Mickey Mouse?

2011-02-24T12:21:38-04:00

Not sure if I like this .... Magic Kingdom Guests Will Be Able To Determine a Time To Meet with Mickey Mouse Beginning Later This Spring LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Magic Kingdom officials have a hunch a really "hot ticket" in their realm this summer is going to be something other than a ride, a snack or a show. Rather, it's a first-ever opportunity to nail down a time to meet with Mickey Mouse. When meet-and-greets with Mickey move [...]

Fastpass to meet Mickey Mouse?2011-02-24T12:21:38-04:00

18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2nd – May 15th

2011-02-19T15:13:29-04:00

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, [...]

18th Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival March 2nd – May 15th2011-02-19T15:13:29-04:00

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romantic Playground for Lovebirds on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

2011-02-05T20:35:25-04:00

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – The storybook setting and amorous ambiance of Walt Disney World Resort has lovebirds flocking to the Vacation Kingdom for a romantic getaway. Moonlit strolls, luxurious spas and intimate dining make it feel like Valentine’s Day every day. With all the choices available, couples commemorating their commitment have a “heart full” of enchanting ways to customize their Valentine’s vacations. Couples who’ve been bitten by the love bug don’t need a fairy godmother to find [...]

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romantic Playground for Lovebirds on Valentine’s Day and Every Day2011-02-05T20:35:25-04:00

New hours for Downtown Disney common areas

2019-06-21T13:01:21-04:00

For the latest Disney news check out Downtown Disney now has set hours for all common areas, including walkways, restrooms and green areas. Individual stores and restaurants may have different hours however. The hours are: Downtown Disney Marketplace: 8:00am - 1:00am Downtown Disney Pleasure Island and West Side: 8:00am - 2:00am

New hours for Downtown Disney common areas2019-06-21T13:01:21-04:00