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Late Summer 2018 Room Discount

Along with this year’s Free Dining offer, a new room offer was released for late summer travel dates.  This offer covers most dates August 2-October 7, 2018 and has complementary package offers.  With several active offers, I’ll always compare your options and give you my recommendation for the best deal for you.  Request your free Walt Disney World quote at your leisure!

Enchanted Escape Room Offer

Spend quality time together in the middle of the magic before the laid-back days of summer fade away! With so many new and exciting things for you to experience at all 4 theme parks—including the larger-than-life Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios—it couldn’t be a better time to book your Walt Disney World Resort enchanted escape.

Book Through
September 7, 2018

Valid Travel Dates
Stays most nights, August 2 through October 7, 2018

This special offer is valid for the Disney Resort hotels listed below. View the chart to explore savings within each Resort Category.

Resort Category

Resort Savings

Select Disney Deluxe Villas

Save up to 25%

For stays most nights 8/2/18 – 10/7/18

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
Disney’s Beach Club Villas
Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
Disney’s Old Key West Resort
Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

25%

Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Copper Creek Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge
Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows – Studios Only

15%

Select Disney Deluxe Resorts

Save up to 25%

For stays most nights 8/2/18 – 10/7/18

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
Disney’s Beach Club Resort
Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

25%

Disney’s Contemporary Resort
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge

15%

Select Disney Moderate Resorts

Save up to 25%

For stays most nights 8/2/18 – 10/7/18

Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort

25%

Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter
Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

10%

Select Disney Value Resorts

Save up to 20%

For stays most nights 8/2/18 – 10/7/18

Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Family Suites Only
Disney’s Pop Century Resort

20%

 

Important Details

  • The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited.
  • Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room.
  • Additional per adult charges may apply if there are more than 2 adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts.
  • Advance reservations required.
  • Offer excludes the following room types: 3-bedroom villas, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, The Little Mermaid Standard Rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.
  • Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

Campsites included at 20% discount for stays most Sunday through Thursday nights, August 12 through September 13, 2018. Moderate and Deluxe suites may be available for a lesser discount.

Free Dining 2018

The offer you’ve all been waiting for is here!  Free Dining has been released for late summer and fall 2018 travel dates.  This offer is only around through July 7, 2018.  Availability can and will sell out for dates before then, so book early and be flexible for more choices.

Similar to last year, value hotels and moderate hotels include the Quick Service Dining Plan.  Deluxe and deluxe villa hotels include the basic Dining Plan.  This year a minimum 4-Day Park Hopper is the required ticket.

There are several other discounts available for 2018 travel dates, so even if this option does not work for your trip, another may.  Request your free Walt Disney World quote today.  I look forward to hearing from you!

Free Dining

Savor the chance to experience an unforgettable stay in the middle of the magic! Enjoy a FREE dining plan when you purchase a non-discounted 5-night/6-day Magic Your Way package that includes a room at a select Disney Resort hotel and a ticket with a Park Hopper® Option.

Book Through
July 7, 2018

Valid for Arrivals Most Nights

  • August 20 through September 29
  • November 24 through November 27
  • December 7 through December 23

Explore Disney Resort hotels included in this non-discounted 5-night/6-day room and ticket package and the eligible Disney dining plan.

Note: Packages for other lengths of stay may be available. Minimum 4-night length of stay and 4-day ticket with Park Hopper Option required.

 

Resort Category

Dining Plan

Select Disney Deluxe Villa Resort Hotels
Valid for arrivals most nights: 8/20/18 – 9/29/18, 11/24/18 – 11/27/18, 12/7/18 – 12/23/18

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Jambo House
  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village
  • Disney’s Beach Club Villas
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Villas
  • Disney’s Old Key West Resort
  • Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

FREE Disney Dining Plan

Select Disney Deluxe Resort Hotels
Valid for arrivals most nights: 8/20/18 – 9/29/18, 11/24/18 – 11/27/18, 12/7/18 – 12/23/18

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort

FREE Disney Dining Plan

Select Disney Moderate Resort Hotels
Valid for arrivals most nights: 8/20/18 – 9/29/18, 11/24/18 – 11/27/18, 12/7/18 – 12/23/18

  • The Cabins at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort
  • Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
  • Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

FREE Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan

Select Disney Value Resort Hotels
Valid for arrivals most nights: 8/20/18 – 9/29/18, 11/24/18 – 11/27/18, 12/7/18 – 12/23/18

  • Disney’s All-Star Music Resort
  • Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort
  • Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Family Suites Only
  • Disney’s Pop Century Resort

FREE Disney Quick-Service Dining Plan

 

Important Details

  • The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited.
  • Advance reservation required.
  • Tickets and options must be used within 14 days of first use. First use must be on or before December 31, 2019.
  • Additional per adult charges may apply if more than 2 adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts.
  • Children ages 3 to 9 must choose from the children’s menu, if available.
  • Some table-service restaurants may have limited or no availability at time of package purchase.
  • Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.
  • Gratuities are not included.
  • Everyone in the same room must be on the same package.
  • Offer excludes the following room types: campsites, 3-bedroom villas and Little Mermaid Standard Rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort.

2018 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets are now on sale!  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place on select dates in August, September, and October,.  The party features themed entertainment, characters, trick or treating, a unique parade and fireworks.  These parties take place in the Magic Kingdom from 7 pm to midnight.  The Magic Kingdom closes entry to non-ticketed guests at 6 pm.

train station during halloween party

Spooky Train Station during MNSSHP

Save time and money by purchasing your tickets in advance.  Parties can sell out, especially the most popular dates, so be sure to purchase in advance.

There are three options for free ticket delivery.  Print at home is quick and easy.  Standard domestic US delivery is free via USPS. Will call allows you to pick up a ticket on property.

2018 party dates and prices are listed below.  Prices do not include tax.  Party tickets are purchased separately from vacation packages and are non-refundable.  Party tickets can be linked  in My Disney Experience.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party 2018

August 28; September 3,9,11,16,18,23 – $75/adult, $70/child 3-9 advance purchase

August 17,24,31; September 7, 14,21,25 – $79/adult, $74/child 3-9 advance purchase

September 28,30; October 2,4 – $89/adult, $84/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 8,9,11,14,16,18,21,23,25 – $99/adult, $94/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 5,12,19,26,28,30 – $119/adult, $114/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 31 – $125/adult, $120/child 3-9 advance purchase

If you’re planning to visit Walt Disney World this fall, don’t delay in booking your package to secure your preferred hotel.  Submit your quote request today!

What to Expect: 2018 Walt Disney World

Picking the dates of your Walt Disney World vacation is one the first decisions you’ll make.  If you’re not sure when you’d like to travel and would like an easy overview to help you decide, you’re in the right place!  Already selected your trip dates and want a little more insight into that time of the year?  Scroll down to find out more!

(Event dates accurate as of March 2018. Updates will be made as more info becomes available.)

January

  • Marathon Weekend January 3-7
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 15
  • Pro Bowl in Orlando Jan 28
  • Festival of the Arts in Epcot starting January 12. New for 2018, this occurs all week with special entertainment on the weekends.
  • Crowds higher through the first weekend after New Year’s and around MLK Day
  • Ride and hotel pool refurbishments common.  One water park closed for annual maintenance.
  • Blizzard Beach closed through January 6.  Typhoon Lagoon closes January 7.
  • Weather can vary, be sure to check forecasts and pack accordingly.  Cold weather, 50s and below, can close the only open water park.

February

  • Mardis Gras February 13
  • President’s Day February 19
  • Princess Half Marathon February 22-25
  • Festival of the Arts in Epcot ends February 19. New for 2018, this occurs all week with special entertainment on the weekends.
  • Epcot Flower & Garden Festival begins February 28
  • Crowds higher around Mardis Gras and President’s Day, otherwise a slow month.
  • Ride and hotel pool refurbishments common.  One water park, Typhoon Lagoon, closed for annual maintenance.
  • Weather can vary, be sure to check forecasts and pack accordingly.  Cold weather, 50s and below, can close the only open water park.

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2017 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets are now on sale!  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place on select dates in August, September, October, and 1 date in November.  The party features themed entertainment, characters, trick or treating, a unique parade and fireworks.  These parties take place in the Magic Kingdom from 7 pm to midnight and the park is closed to all non-ticketed guests.

Save time and money by purchasing your tickets in advance.  Parties can sell out, especially the most popular dates, so be sure to purchase in advance.

There are three options for free ticket delivery.  Print at home is quick and easy.  Standard domestic US delivery is free via USPS. Will call allows you to pick up a ticket on property.

2017 party dates and prices are listed below.  Prices do not include tax.  Party tickets are purchased separately from vacation packages and are non-refundable.  Party tickets can be linked  in My Disney Experience.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

August 25, 29; September 1, 7, 10, 12, 17, 24 – $74/adult, $69/child 3-9 advance purchase

September 19, 26 – $79/adult, $74/child 3-9 advance purchase

September 15, 22, 29; October 1 – $88/adult, $83/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 3, 5, 9, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24, 26; November 1 – $94/adult, $89/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 6, 13, 20, 27, 29 – $99/adult, $94/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 31 – $115/adult, $110/child 3-9 advance purchase

If you’re planning to visit Walt Disney World this fall, don’t delay in booking your package to secure your preferred hotel.  Submit your quote request today!

2016 Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party Tickets

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets are now on sale!  Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party takes place on select dates in September and October.  The party features themed entertainment, characters, trick or treating, a unique parade and fireworks.  These parties take place in the Magic Kingdom from 7 pm to midnight and the park is closed to all non-ticketed guests.

Save time and money by purchasing your tickets in advance.  Parties can sell out, especially the most popular dates, so be sure to purchase in advance.

There are three options for free ticket delivery.  Print at home is quick and easy.  Will call allows you to pick up a ticket on property.  Standard domestic US delivery is free via USPS.

2016 party dates and prices are listed below.  Prices do not include tax.  Party tickets are purchased separately from vacation packages and are non-refundable.  Party tickets can be linked  in My Disney Experience.

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

September 2,8,11,13,16,18,20,25 – $72/adult, $67/child 3-9 advance purchase

September 29,30 – $79/adult, $74/child 3-9 advance purchase

September 23 – $85/adult, $80/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 2,6 – $86/adult, $81/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 4,10,11,13,16,18,20,23,25,27 – $91/adult, $86/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 7,14,21,28,30 – $95/adult, $90/child 3-9 advance purchase

October 31 – $105/adult, $100/child 3-9 advance purchase

If you’re planning to visit Walt Disney World this fall, don’t delay in booking your package to secure your preferred hotel.  Submit your quote request today!

2016 Walt Disney World Overview

Picking the dates of your Walt Disney World vacation is one the first decisions you’ll make.  If you’re not sure when you’d like to travel and would like an easy overview to help you decide, you’re in the right place!  Already selected your trip dates and want a little more insight into that time of the year?  Scroll down to find out more!

(Event dates have all been updated as the information was released.)

January

  • Osborne Lights end January 3
  • Marathon Weekend January 6-10
  • Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 18
  • Crowds higher through the first weekend after New Year’s and around MLK Day
  • Ride and hotel pool refurbishments common.  One water park closed for annual maintenance.
  • Blizzard Beach closed through January 2.  Typhoon Lagoon closes January 3.
  • Weather can vary, be sure to check forecasts and pack accordingly.  Cold weather, 50s and below, can close the only open water park.

February

  • Mardis Gras February 9
  • President’s Day February 15
  • Princess Half Marathon February 18-21
  • Crowds higher around Mardis Gras and President’s Day, otherwise a slow month.
  • Ride and hotel pool refurbishments common.  One water park, Typhoon Lagoon, closed for annual maintenance.
  • Weather can vary, be sure to check forecasts and pack accordingly.  Cold weather, 50s and below, can close the only open water park, Blizzard Beach.

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Now It’s Halloween?

Just when we were getting used to the idea of Christmas lights going up at the Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios, they’ve pulled a fast one on us.

Halloween decorations are going up in the Magic Kingdom as we speak, in preparation for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.

The party begins on September 4, 2009, and is quite impressive. If you’ve never been, check it out!