Tag Archive: Disney travel planning

My Best Advice: Book Walt Disney World in January

You may have seen my Facebook post a few days ago that Disneyland ticket prices increased over the weekend. They increased by a pretty dramatic margin. Walt Disney World has increased its prices for 30 years in a row, and for the past 5 years these ticket price increases have snuck in during quiet Sunday mornings early in February. Disney…
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Book Now…Before February Ticket Increase

Thinking about a trip to Walt Disney World or Disneyland anytime in 2018? Contemplating buying park tickets separate from a package? If either of these scenarios are true for you, then you might think about booking very soon! Ticket prices usually increase each year and, for the past several years, this increase has happened in early to mid-February. You will benefit…
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What is My Why?

I was watching Simon Sinek’s interview today. He was talking about the 10-year anniversary of his first “Why speech.” If you’re unfamiliar with the “Why speech,” Simon says your Why is the purpose, cause, or belief that inspires you. I first saw him share this philosophy during his TED Talk 7 years ago. Everyone who knows me knows I love watching TED…
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A Hug Among Disney Friends: Client Spotlight on the Burkett Family

To me the human element is such an important part of my travels to Disney or anywhere else. Our lives are all woven together in one way or another. Taking the time to pay attention and to soak it all in is so important. I like to use some of my posts to spotlight someone I have met in the…
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Review: Disney’s Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Party

While planning our recent trip to Walt Disney World, I decided to splurge a bit and book us into Disney’s Happily Ever After Fireworks Dessert Party. There are two main reasons I booked it: 1) it was our first time to see the new Happily Ever After Show, and 2) Aleyah and McKinley are small so I really wanted them…
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31 Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Day 6: Quick-Service Dining Tips

Quick-service dining is a great dining option for families on the go. No reservations are required and the food selection is really pretty good. When visiting quick-service restaurants, guests paying out of pocket can choose anything they’d like. Guests on the Quick-Service Dining Plan can order one entree, one dessert and one non-alcoholic drink as a meal. Guests on the Quick-Service…
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31 Disney Tips for Your Disney World Trip – Tip 2: Free Dining vs. Other Discounts

One of the questions I am most frequently asked is, “Have you heard when Free Dining will be offered?” I have several thoughts on the subject that I wanted to share with you today for Tip #2. First of all, the Free Dining Offer is not really “free dining” as a stand-alone offer if you are already booked with a room discount….
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Can We Please Put “Walt” Back Into Disney?

To use the words of  Floyd Norman, Disney Animation Legend, “Walt Disney was a simple farm boy whose scrappy determination helped him realize the American dream. He was an entertainer, visionary and an idealist. He loved people and was free of pretension. Walt Disney was authentic. He was everything good about the common man.” These simply-stated facts about Walt Disney are…
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Disney Announces New Summer 2015 Room-Only Discount

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As if you needed another reason to spend your Summer vacation at Disney, a new discount has been released. Enjoy up to 30% off of your resort for stays June 16-August 27, 2015. Booking Window: March 23 – June 12, 2015 Travel Dates: June 16, 2015 – August 27, 2015   Here are the savings with this Disney Offer: Up to 30%…
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