Disney World Annual Pass Benefits: 12 Hefty Discounts and Perks for 2020

Disney World Annual Passholder Benefits

I love to save money at Walt Disney World just as much as the next gal. And, with that mantra comes the purchase of a Disney Annual Pass. Should you purchase an Annual Pass for yourself and your family? Here are 12 hefty Disney Annual Pass benefits including the freebies and discounts.  As of this year, my family and I have been Disney World Annual Platinum Passholders for five years in a row. Yes, we live near Pittsburgh, PA, but I still think passes are the way to go for…

10 Essential Ways to De-Stress Disney World Trip Planning

Mickey Mouse Festival of Fantasy Parade

Are you headed to Walt Disney World – but stressing over your vacation? No worries, it’s happened to all of us. But, happily, there are ways to knock the stress out of your planning for a stress-free trip. From organization tips to must-know timelines, here are 10 essential ways to de-stress Disney World trip planning.  1. De-Stress Disney World Trip Planning: Research Literally Everything I get stressed out when I have no idea what I’m doing. And that rings especially true when traveling. When I was planning my family’s first…

Best Splurges at Disney World – Disney Extras Worth Paying For

Disney extras worth paying for: Staying on-property

Are you headed to Walt Disney World and are looking to splurge? Or maybe you’re just doing a little research on the best ways to make your Disney vacation extra. Either way, adding some upgrades can enhance your visit. From surprises delivered straight to your resort room to five-diamond dining, here are 10 Disney extras worth paying for. When I plan my Walt Disney World (WDW) vacations, it all depends on the budget I’ve chosen whether or not I want to splurge. For special occasion trips, I’m happy to add…

15 Must-Dos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World – and 1 Thing NEVER to Do

must-dos at Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World: PhotoPass magic shots

Are you ready to enjoy one of the best Walt Disney World parties of the year? Even better, are you looking for ways to maximize your party fun? From tips and tricks to shows and treats, here are 15 must-dos at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World. Disclosure: We were given tickets to attend a Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party to give you the scoop. All opinions are my own! Also, this post contains affiliate links for Walt Disney World tickets. If you click on a link and make a…

Important Tips for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World – An Insider’s Guide

tips for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge at Disney World - Millennium Falcon: Smuggler's Run

Ready to visit Batuu in Disney’s Hollywood Studios? From the food to the ambiance to the rides, here are the most important tips for Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Disney World. Officially, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (SWGE) doesn’t open until August 29, 2019, but some media and Annual Passholders got a sneak peek last week. We won the Disney lottery and got an invite, so I took all the photos and tried as much of the food as I could stuff down in my time in Batuu. Here are my…

What Does the 2019 Disney Annual Pass Increase Mean for Guests?

2018 Disney World Annual Pass Discounts and benefits

I just got the news that Walt Disney World has raised its prices – yet again. Yes, as an AP holder for several, it’s pretty easy to predict that prices will raise at least once per year (lately it’s been at least that, with park tickets, too), but this year’s increase has a lot of folks wondering why the huge uptick. What does the 2019 Annual Pass increase mean for guests of Disney World and what can you expect to pay? Here’s the scoop.  I’m a huge proponent of being…

Top 11 Fun Restaurants at Disney World

Best fun restaurants at Disney World: 1900 Park Fare Tremaine Sisters

Let’s be honest. When adults visit Walt Disney World restaurants, most times it’s for the delicious food. But, let’s think about the kids – they want to visit for the fun! So, just what are the coolest restaurants for kiddos? From awesome themes to one-on-one character interaction, here are the top fun restaurants at Disney World!   Honestly, narrowing down the really fun Walt Disney World (WDW) restaurants was pretty easy. When I took each into consideration, I looked for theming, ambiance, and entertainment. Sure, food was a factor, but…

11 Best My Disney Experience Tips and Tricks for Your Disney World Vacation

My Disney Experience Tips and Tricks:

Getting ready to visit Walt Disney World and looking forward to making the most of its app, My Disney Experience? Or maybe you just want to know the ins and outs of the app? Either way, I’ve got you covered. From dining to resorts to photos, here are the 11 best My Disney Experience tips and hacks.  Order Quick Service Meals Find Your Favorite Character Current Ride and Attraction Wait Times Memory Maker Purchases and Viewing Unlock Your Resort Room Door Bus Wait Times Play Disney Parks Add or Update…

Disney World Transportation: Your Questions Answered

How to use Disney World transportation: Epcot monorail

Whether you’re flying or driving to Walt Disney World (WDW), at some point you’ll undoubtedly use one or more types of on-property transportation. But, what transportation do you use – and when should you use it? From getting to the parks to navigating to and from the resorts, here’s how to use Disney World transportation: your questions answered.  If you’re not familiar with WDW transportation, start digging into to the hows and wheres and it’s almost like learning another language. I mean, there are buses, boats, and the Monorail. So,…

How to Avoid Long Lines at Walt Disney World and Disneyland: Top Tips from Disney Experts & Lovers

Beating the crowds at Magic Kingdom is easy with these 11 ideas!

Are you looking forward to your next Walt Disney World vacation, but not looking forward to the long attraction lines? Trust me, we’ve all been there. But, there ARE ways to avoid the lengthy queues – if you know the secrets and tips. How? By asking my Disney-loving experts and friends for their top tips. From when to visit to how to order food, here’s how to avoid long lines at Walt Disney World and Disneyland: top tips from Disney experts and lovers.  Here’s the scoop on me and attraction…