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Why you should use a Travel Agent


“The human world… it’s a mess”  I bet we are all feeling a little like Sebastian from The Little Mermaid right now, wishing we could be Under The Sea, am I right? With news of quarantines, social distancing, and closures world-wide, it’s hard to not feel down about the current state of things. Not to mention, it’s even harder to feel positive about the state of things when your vacation has been cancelled!    Disruptions to the travel industry are [...]

Why you should use a Travel Agent2020-03-21T10:11:49-04:00

5 Magical Steps for Ending Your Disney Trip


You've spent a lot of time pre-planning all the aspects of your Disney trip: You've got your dining reservations, your FastPass selections, your packing list, your game plan for each day... But have you given much thought to the END of your trip to Walt Disney World? I know, it's the saddest part of your vacation, but I'm here with some tips to help you feel better about your departure. End your Disney trip on a Saturday. You can stay [...]

5 Magical Steps for Ending Your Disney Trip2017-11-28T17:01:57-05:00

Walt Disney World Character Dining Overview


  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 Overview2019-12-16T10:03:30-05:00

Free My Disney Experience and Magic Band E-Course


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-Course2019-10-18T18:33:15-04:00

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation


  Having a hard time deciding between taking a vacation to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando? Why not visit both? If you want to spend a few days at Walt Disney World and a few days at Universal, you can easily split your vacation between the two. If possible, I suggest devoting a day to each theme park. Walt Disney World has 4 parks - Animal Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom. Universal Orlando has 3 parks - [...]

Planning a Walt Disney World & Universal Vacation2019-10-30T16:42:46-04:00

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare


  Every time I visit Walt Disney World, I try at least one new place to dine. For my last trip home, I decided one of these restaurants would be 1900 Park Fare. I had heard so many great things and wanted to experience it for myself. I couldn’t decide between breakfast and dinner, so I chose both! Let me share a little about each dining experience and what I loved about them. Things to know about 1900 Park Fare: [...]

Character Dining at 1900 Park Fare2017-04-19T09:25:59-04:00

7 Ways To Cure Your Post Disney Blues


  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

Walt Disney World: Common Questions Answered


  Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming and leave you with many questions. Every Disney vacation should be magical from start to finish! I’m here to give you answers to common questions and help put your mind at ease as you start planning your Walt Disney World vacation! Booking My Vacation When should I book my vacation? If possible, I recommend booking your vacation at least 7 - 8 months in advance. There are many details that go into [...]

Walt Disney World: Common Questions Answered2017-01-25T07:12:17-05:00

What Not to Forget When Packing for Disney


Your vacation is paid off, your MagicBands have arrived and now it is time to start packing. You don’t want to forget a thing. You’ve read about what clothes to pack, to bring ponchos for those rainy days and not to forget your sunscreen. Here are some things that you may have forgotten to add to your list. Room and Organization Needs: ● Nightlight - With the curtains drawn and lights off, it is really dark in your resort room. [...]

What Not to Forget When Packing for Disney2016-11-03T08:39:16-04:00

Disney Traditions


  Disney World is a vacation that has something for everyone to enjoy and fall in love with. Once you are there, you will soon find favorite activities, rides and meals, creating your Disney Traditions! Here are 10 suggested Disney Traditions that my family enjoys each visit! #1 Magic Kingdom on Your First and Last Park   Days I recommend beginning and ending your vacation with high excitement. This is personal to each family. Take into consideration what you enjoy most [...]

Disney Traditions2016-02-25T17:04:16-05:00

Hollywood Studios: Things to Do During the Changes


With all the changes and closings happening at Hollywood Studios, you may be wondering if it's worth spending your time at this park. There is still so much there to enjoy while they make room for the new Star Wars and Toy Story Lands. Here are some of the highlights of things to do while you wait. Attractions: Finding an attraction that everyone in your family will love is easy at Hollywood Studios! There are several to choose from... Toy [...]

Hollywood Studios: Things to Do During the Changes2016-01-25T12:30:36-05:00

5 Disney Resolutions for the New Year


Happy New Year! It's a great time to try new things on your next Disney Vacation. We all have our favorite resorts, rides and restaurants. Disney World has so much to offer, why not try something new? Let's get started... Resolution #1: Go to Disney this year! In order to keep on track with your Disney resolutions, you need to plan your next trip. You may think it's out of reach to go. However, with three levels of resort accommodations [...]

5 Disney Resolutions for the New Year2016-01-03T23:57:54-05:00

Saving Money on your Walt Disney World Vacation


1.) Seasons: The prices for staying at a Disney resort vary by season, and there can be quite a price difference. I know that some people can only go at certain times of the year and don’t have much choice, but if you can swing it, try to go in one of the value seasons (Parts of January and February, parts of September, etc.) Also, week nights are cheaper than weekends, so keep this in mind if you are only [...]

Saving Money on your Walt Disney World Vacation2019-05-29T14:02:14-04:00

Top 7 Do’s and Don’ts at Walt Disney World


1. DO - Plan Dining, For resort guests dining reservations open 180 days prior to your check-in and if you are planning a visit during peak times this date can be crucial in getting both the restaurant and time you want. So start planning at least 7 months in advance to ensure prime availability. DON’T – Walk Up, Almost all Disney restaurants book up months in advance, so don’t walk up the day of and expect a seat. If you [...]

Top 7 Do’s and Don’ts at Walt Disney World2015-07-01T15:08:46-04:00

Top 8 Mistakes to Avoid when planning a Disney Vacation


Planning a trip to Disney World can seem never ending and very overwhelming, but planning is a very important part of enjoying your vacation or it may turn out to be miserable instead of magical. I’ve compiled this list of the most common mistakes people make when planning and visiting Disney World. 1. Not Staying On Property – There are many perks to staying on property that play a vital role in planning the perfect vacation. The most important one [...]

Top 8 Mistakes to Avoid when planning a Disney Vacation2015-06-15T13:12:50-04:00

7 Reasons Why You should “Bounce Back” to Disney


First and foremost, what is a Disney bounce back offer? It's a discount that is offered to people while they are still on vacation (and experiencing a Disney high) to entice them to book their next Disney trip. Bounce back offers typically cover travel within a year of your current vacation and can be found on a flyer in your hotel room. The discounts vary, but are often a percentage discount off the full-price amount of a room or a [...]

7 Reasons Why You should “Bounce Back” to Disney2015-03-03T14:35:24-05:00

11 Reasons to Stay on Property


I hear the question quite often, “Why should we stay on property?” As a self-professed Disney addict and now travel agent I have stayed both on and off Disney property. The experiences are polar opposites and the added value, conveniences and comforts make staying on property an easy decision. If you are in the planning stages of a Disney World vacation and on the fence about whether to stay on or off property let me share with you my 11 [...]

11 Reasons to Stay on Property2014-10-27T09:44:26-04:00

If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is!


If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is! (And other things your mother and your travel agent said to you) Haven’t you always heard this expression? “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!” And what about this one, “I told you so”? Don’t think for one minute that travel planners don’t make mistakes in planning their own family travel, because I’m here to tell you I did! Recently, my husband and I decided [...]

If It Sounds Too Good To Be True, It Probably Is!2014-07-29T18:54:30-04:00

Lessons Learned: 6 quick packing tips for a Disney Cruise


So you have decided on a Disney Cruise Line vacation? Congrats! You are in for the vacation of a lifetime! A Disney Cruise is my all-time favorite vacation. It is the ultimate in relaxation; You get to totally unwind, unplug, and throw your cares away. However, if you are like me, packing is stressful enough to cause me to really need the vacation more than ever. So, I thought I would share some recent lessons learned from (over-)packing for my [...]

Lessons Learned: 6 quick packing tips for a Disney Cruise2020-05-13T15:22:16-04:00

2011 FREE Dining Memories Vacation Package


FREE Dining "Memories Vacation Package" For a limited time, get a FREE dining plan when you buy a "Memories Vacation Package" at select Walt Disney World resort hotels. This offer is valid for stays most nights 8/28/11-9/24/11. The Memories Vacation Package includes: * Accommodations in a select Walt Disney World resort hotel (3 nights minimum) * Walt Disney World theme park Base Tickets (2 days minimum; can be upgraded to include add-ons such as Park Hopper and/or Water Park Fun [...]

2011 FREE Dining Memories Vacation Package2011-06-26T20:07:21-04:00

Disney Dream Sailing in 2011


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 Dream Sailing in 20112019-05-23T09:00:41-04:00

Why you should consider using a Disney Travel Agent?


Why you should consider using a Disney Travel Agent? So are you thinking of planning a vacation to Disney World, Disneyland or even sailing away on a Disney Cruise Line vacation? If so you should consider using a travel agent. I know what you are thinking “Why should I pay for a travel agent” well you don’t have to! Planning a Disney Destination vacation can be overwhelming so why not use the free services of someone who knows all about [...]

Why you should consider using a Disney Travel Agent?2019-05-29T13:44:37-04:00