Then, you’ll need to choose what sub-type of accommodations you want.

If we mention something you don’t understand, it’s likely that we cover it in more depth later. A really random way to get more acquainted with Walt Disney World is to simply browse the app. This time will incorporate a honeymoon/10 anniversary (never did a honeymoon), first family vacation, and HIS first Disney vacation….

I often suggest that people begin and end their trips with a visit to Magic Kingdom because it just feels the most Disney-like so it’s a great way to kick off and wrap up a trip. Pros and cons of all Magic Kingdom-area resort restaurants We have posts that cover the hours (along with extra-hour events) at every park: Hours and Extra Hour Access at Magic Kingdom, Hours and Extra Hour Access at Animal Kingdom, Hours and Extra Hour Access at Hollywood Studios, Extra Magic Hours. A comprehensive Walt Disney World planning guide is a really big project. Love it, thanks mucho! The pros and cons of all Magic Kingdom restaurants Disney Skyliner access to Epcot and Hollywood Studios, Savanna View Rooms at Animal Kingdom Lodge are a unique offering.

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We don't support IE due to its failure to integrate new web standards. Second, consider a character meal. Wake up the next morning, tell them to send your bags to the Disney hotel you booked the rest of your trip at (a “split stay”), and go enjoy the parks. This is definitely the area of Walt Disney World planning where we have the least expertise.

Maybe you can save some money by flying in at 10:30PM and then use that money to add a night to your stay, for example. Just not this one. - A Fourth of July Concert in the Sky, Disney's DuckTales World Showcase Adventure, Disney's The Magic Behind Our Steam Trains Tour, Gran Fiesta Tour Starring The Three Caballeros. Generally, you’ll be relying on bus, boat, monorail, or walking to get to and between the parks.

Of course, we don’t currently know precisely when those rides will open. At about 6000 words, this guide should take an average person about 30 minutes to read straight through. We discuss FastPass+ more below, so don’t worry if this one doesn’t quite make full sense yet.

Before we go on, we need to briefly touch on the two main ways to book your Disney vacation. A show featuring over 300 animatronic birds, flowers, and other things that perform various songs, including some Disney tunes. at 63 years old!! Some of these, notably Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, automatically load onto your Disney account via long-range technology.

If you want to fly first class, consider using points. Uh oh! Little ones who are easily scared should maybe be told ahead of time that the animals are all pretend.

You can make Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) at Disney restaurants up to 180 days in advance at 6AM Eastern Time. I cant get these to print off for me

You can visit the same park multiple days, if you choose. If you’re buying 10-day tickets, you’ll still save buying discount tickets!

Transportation at Walt Disney World can, unfortunately, be quite slow. This is intentional so you can jump deeper into a topic without losing your space on this guide. They’re also good if you need two car seats, as Uber Car Seat cars typically only have one. Planning your Walt Disney World vacation is a holistic / interconnected process, and there’s no perfect order to put this content in. If you have some free time, or if you’re planning a meal at one of Disney’s hotels, you may want to set aside some time to explore their resorts.
It's themed after the Swiss Family Robinson movie and involves climbing through various rooms and stairs. Guests at these hotels: have access to the 60-day FastPass+ window (through 2019), have access to Extra Magic Hours (through 2019).

Here are a few resources covering topics we’re not well-versed in: Kenny The Pirate is a good resource for those heavily interested in meeting characters at Walt Disney World, Information on the Disability Access Service from Autism at the Parks, WDW Prep School, and Million Mile Secrets, Tips for using a stroller at Walt Disney World from Undercover Tourist, MickeyBlog has a good piece on the Spas of Walt Disney World, Disney Pins Bog covers Pin Collecting / Trading.

Although this ride looks similar to Dumbo, it's much higher and faster.

Several rides, shows, and character meets are temporarily unavailable due to current global events.

Shake It! Fairly standard carousel but with Disney music and 90 pretty horses. Professional photographers—and in some cases, machines—are stationed at different points throughout the park and at character greetings to take pictures for you. Finally, you might be interested in running a RunDisney event or otherwise avoiding these weekends because of increased crowds and slightly impacted park operations.

Tom Bricker vehemently disagrees, but he’s known to be wrong about other things, including Dino-Rama.

A few rides have switched up, so these are the most accurate we have at the moment. Now, you’ve booked your trip, and it’s time to start planning your time at Walt Disney World. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission to call. You won’t do this though, because you need tickets to make FastPass+ reservations (don’t worry, more below).

For great prices on your magical vacation, check HERE. your flight out is 5PM or later), is ideal.

They all offer transportation to Walt Disney World (some with a fee).

With a package, you’re booking your room and tickets through Disney, together, as a single package. I warned him. Even though I went during the busy season I barely waited in any lines and was able to do everything I wanted! Airbnb rentals tend to have good price, and you’ll have the space of an apartment, usually including a full kitchen. So if you’re interested in an extensive guide to putting together a great trip to Walt Disney World, pour yourself a cup of coffee (or tea…or lemonade in the summer) and get cozy. During these events, the park is closed to anyone without a ticket to that event, even if they had park admission for the rest of the day. You board ride vehicles and then aim at the Zs and earn points which appear on the screens in your ride vehicle.

2020 is an interesting time for choosing your Disney hotel. we’ve got a post specifically discussing the cheapest times to visit Walt Disney World, MouseSavers Disney World rack rates table, Disney World Ride Construction and Event Calendar, a post on Disney World crowd calendars you should check out, Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival, Epcot International Festival of the Holidays, Hollywood Studios “Flurry of Fun” Christmas event. We have an entire Disney World hotels guide. For the best browsing experience, please use All About the Disney World Parks (tips, resources, attractions, dining, and touring guides), Complete Guide to Magic Kingdom at Disney World, Guide to Every Attraction at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom, The pros and cons of all Magic Kingdom restaurants, Pros and cons of all Magic Kingdom-area resort restaurants, Budgeting for food at Disney (without using the Disney Dining Plan), 2020 Disney Dining Plan (cost, best credits, and is it worth it?

That is no longer the case. perks of staying at a Disney hotel include the following, Magical Express transportation to and from Orlando International Airport, Animal Kingdom Lodge is one of Disney best-priced options.

This is a popular ride and one that most little ones will like. Weather-wise, summer is awful, winter is usually okay (but can get awfully cold), and you really never know when it’s going to rain in Florida (except that it’s more likely in the summer, fine).

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We also think that if you’re looking at a 2PM arrival, you should consider alternatives. Disney World park hopper tickets allow you access to multiple parks on a single day. ), Walt Disney World is reopening, here's what you need to know, Things that don't exist at Disney World anymore, Complete guide to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party in 2020, Try the grey stuff, it’s delicious!

eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'busymomshelper_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_1',105,'0','0'])); We have a page for each of the 4 main Disney theme parks, sized at 8.5×11 – I highly recommend printing onto cardstock, and of course they look tons better in color!

It’s an easy process, and the price will give you a good idea of where your budget is before you start trying to pick your hotel.

Other 2020 changes include the opening of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Hollywood Studios on March 4, 2020 and the (estimated) summer debut of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, a new ride at Epcot. There are several good Quick Service options and character Table Service meals available in Magic Kingdom. Hi Danielle, Don’t forget our popular Unofficial Disney Autograph & Activity Book for your trip!

We have a full post on Disney dining plans.

Don’t forget our popular Unofficial Disney Autograph & Activity Book for your trip! Use them to make sure you’re avoiding holidays you might not know about (like whenever Florida schools are off).

We’re actually big fans of the Disney World value resorts.

Swan and Dolphin guests: have access to the 60-day FastPass+ window, have direct access to free Disney transportation. Excellent!! If flight prices work out, consider flying in one night earlier than planned and staying at the cheapest Disney room you can find. These are great!

You can also Uber around Walt Disney World. Any news on an updated one for Toy Story Land? They do not have access to any of the aforementioned perks. Once you’ve gotten your photos taken, you’ll need to purchase them.

Disney prices Walt Disney World tickets on a date-and-length based system. Guests at these hotels also do not have direct access to Disney’s free transportation system, though they do have a shuttle to the parks every 30 minutes, and anyone (guest or not) can use Disney’s transportation system once they have access to it (e.g. Annual passes come in a few varieties, but basically operate as park hopper tickets that are good for an entire year. Although Ursula can be really scary for little ones, she appears fairly briefly at the end and isn't nearly as scary as she is during the show at Hollywood Studios. Nope to the Chrome. This is especially true of bus and boat transportation. I use my Fuel Rod daily and think it was an excellent purchase, We have a complete guide to Typhoon Lagoon, Disney Pins Bog covers Pin Collecting / Trading, ← All About Mickey & Minnie's Runaway Railway (Open at Hollywood Studios), Best Books about Disney and Disney History (2020) →.