5 Things NOT to Do with MagicBands at Disney World

5 Things NOT to Do with MagicBands at Disney World

Disney MagicBands are an effortless way to link your onsite room reservation, park tickets, meal plan, and FastPass+ selections. But while you may love their features, there’s things you shouldn’t do with them. Here’s our top list of five things not to do with MagicBands at Walt Disney World.   Don’t Forget to Select Fasspass+ Selections at the Proper Time Frame If you’re staying on property at a Walt Disney World resort, you can begin making FastPass+ selections at 60 days out from your first vacation day plus up to…

How to See Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Before it Opens

How to See Pandora – The World of Avatar at Walt Disney World Before it Opens

With the announcement of Pandora: World of Avatar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom comes so many questions. The official opening date is May 27, 2017, but there is a way for you to score a sneak preview. Here’s what we know so far and what Pandora Fastpasses will be available. What We Know about Pandora Fastpass+ Selections There’s so many guesses as to exactly what the park area will look like, but Disney Imagineering has given us teeny tastes of what’s to come including concept art and recent aerial photos. Here’s…

Do You Know the 5 W’s of Spring Break Family Travel Planning?

Do You Know the 5 W’s of Spring Break Family Travel Planning?

When it comes to Spring Break travel I can tell you when and where to visit, but for me and my family? We stay home! That’s my time to spring clean and prepare for a busy travel season. I’m all about visiting travel hot spots during the low crowd levels, aka off season, but that doesn’t mean that I’m the only one. Sometimes work and school schedules don’t allow for that sort of flexibility and it’s completely understandable. Or sometimes there are folks that love the hustle and bustle of…

Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Walt Disney World

Fun Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Walt Disney World

We love to say that any day at Walt Disney World is a holiday but if you’re lucky to visit when an actual holiday hits? The fun is amped up even more. And while we’ve visited WDW for a couple of the big holidays, there’s plenty of fun on St. Patrick’s Day in the parks and Disney Springs. Ready to get your Irish on? Here’s fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Walt Disney World. Disney Springs Whether you’re Irish, have Irish blood, or or Irish for a Day…

8 Things NOT to Pack for Walt Disney World

8 Things NOT to Pack for Walt Disney World

I love looking a packing lists when it comes to Walt Disney World. Heck, I’m a certified overpacker and proud of it. But, when you’re headed to WDW on a plane or have limited space in your suitcase, I’ve learned what I absolutely don’t have to bring when staying on property. Here’s the most common things not to pack for Walt Disney World and where to find them. 1. Bandages Packing a box of bandages just in case we got blisters from walking loads of miles in the parks day…

Why You Should Have Bought Disney Tickets Last Week

Why You Should Have Bought Disney Tickets Last Week

New word on the streets of Walt Disney World and Disneyland: ticket prices have increased again. The announcement was made yesterday and includes WDW and DL, as well as Preffered Parking options. While you may have heard buzz for the last week or two that Disney MAY up their ticket prices, that generally means that they will – and did. Here’s the scoop on new pricing for all parks including parking, single day tickets, and Annual Passes.  Single Day Park Tickets Single Day tickets have increased anywhere from $2 to…

Disney Springs | What’s New for 2017

Disney Springs | What’s New for 2017

Remember the whirlwind that was Disney Springs last year? While this year seems to be a bit less massive for the “fifth gate”, there’s still plenty of new things going on. From delicious dining to an aerial makeover, here’s what’s new at Disney Springs in 2017 – and what’s still coming! When it comes to Disney Springs, there’s constant additions and changes every time I turn around – and that’s a good thing! Last year we saw the addition of a higher-end shopping area, parking garages, and delicious restaurants and…

How the New MagicBands 2.0 Will Up Your Disney Game

How the New MagicBands 2.0 Will Up Your Disney Game

On the last day of our Walt Disney World vacation last week, I was pleasantly surprised to find the latest edition of MagicBands in the Magic Kingdom shops. With a removable center “puck”, the bands will now offer even more customization including adding them to lanyards! Here’s our first impressions including a video in front of Cinderella Castle to highlight the new Disney accessories. As of last Friday, Walt Disney World had two special editions of its latest style MagicBand on the store shelves. The 45th Anniversary band  has images…

How to Do Major Holidays at Walt Disney World

How to Do Major Holidays at Walt Disney World

When it comes to the major holidays at Walt Disney World there’s one thing I always hear: it’s too crowded to enjoy attractions. The second thing that’s always brought up is the increase in prices for peak seasons. Is there a way to enjoy the holiday fun in the parks without breaking the bank and losing your sanity? You betcha. Rope Drop Is the Way to Begin the Day You’ll want to hit the turnstile area well before the park opens, aka rope drop. Not only will you be the first…

5 NEW Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World in 2017

5 NEW Reasons to Visit Walt Disney World in 2017

So much has been happening at Walt Disney World lately that it’s easy to look at the present and not think of the future in regards to the parks, but from what I can tell, the end of 2016 through 2017 is looking like another fabulous year filled with new sights and sounds- and attractions! From new lands to draw crowds to replacement shows, here’s what you can expect to see new at Walt Disney World in 2017! Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Jingle Bell, Jingle Bam! is replacing The Osborne Family…