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Thursday, December 12, 2013

Guest Blog: 3 Tips for Interacting with a Disney Addict


WHEN I KNEW WE WERE OFFICIALLY
ADDICTED TO WALT DISNEY WORLD


Hi, my name is Michelle and I'm a Disney addict.  I'm not alone in this. My husband and kids are the same.  In fact, I blame my husband for our addiction since I was in my mid-twenties before stepping foot in the Magic Kingdom.  I have vague memories of watching The Wonderful World of Disney movies on Sunday nights at the home of my grandparents and seeing a movie or two in the theater but that was about it for my Disney experience growing up.  My husband, however, was at Walt Disney World before it was built.  His mother took him to visit the building that housed the architectural model, followed by a trip to the Magic Kingdom during opening week.  They went regularly until moving away from Orlando.



I was pulled into the Disney vortex of addiction when, after several years away, my husband's parents moved back to Orlando.  We took the opportunity to visit the Magic Kingdom while staying with them.  I was hooked.  Our four year old daughter loved all the colorful magical experiences, with the exception of being temporarily scared senseless by Snow White's Scary Adventures, and I was amazed at the beauty and scope of the park itself.  The theme parks I had visited up to that point were fun in an instant thrill sort of way but Disney was different somehow.  It had that extra element of nostalgic charm and well maintained beauty.  In fact, Disney theme parks were the first to devote extreme amounts of time and effort to park appearance and detail.  From that point on, Orlando is where we've spent most of our vacation time.  





TELLTALE SIGNS OF ADDICTION

Telltale signs of addiction began to emerge among the rest of our family as the kids, five of them, got older and we started meeting other families in Orlando or traveling with friends and relatives.  Once, while planning a trip with friends for a four night / five day stay in Orlando, we were caught off guard by their suggestion we go to SeaWorld.  More stunning was the fact they only really wanted to spend two days doing anything Disney.   Honestly, we had almost forgotten Orlando was considered the Theme Park Capital of the World for reasons other than just Disney.  I think somewhere along the way, we simply blocked it out.

Where to stay became an issue as well.  We assumed we'd be staying at a Disney Resort but our friends suggested instead a nearby hotel central to all the top theme parks in Orlando.  It had simply never occurred to us to stay anywhere else.  After all, we're the family who can tell you instantly what the acronym EPCOT stands for and why C is for community now instead of the original word city.  We also know the name of the restaurant in the castle was changed from King Stephan's Banquet Hall to Cinderella's Royal Table because King Stephan is Princess Aurora's (aka Sleeping Beauty) Father, not Cinderella's. Sleeping Beauty's castle is in Disneyland, not Disney World.  In fact, this change in name was brought about by the many Disney Addicts who insisted on authenticity.  But I digress.  Do you see how the addiction takes over? 

SHARING VACATION TIME

We ended up staying at the hotel our friends suggested and visiting other theme parks.  While we felt a little unbalanced at first, we had a marvellous time.  SeaWorld was great fun and so was Universal.  We enjoyed ourselves but fully embraced our title as Disney snobs and it became a fun joke the rest of the vacation.   

PASSING THE TORCH

When our oldest son got married, he and his wife honeymooned at Walt Disney World.  She had never been and he enjoyed showing her around.  He told us afterward how excited she was when he explained the pin trading rule about how cast members have to trade with you up to twice a day even if your pin is a scrapper.  The fact our grown son knows all this clearly indicates an addiction to Disney.  While it's under control most of the time, it is a daily battle.  But don't judge too harshly.  After all, who or what does it hurt unless you count the wallets of those addicted. 




Michelle Rise is a homemaker and Mother of 5 and travel enthusiast. With many years of experience trekking through Disney parks with her Family, Michelle has become an expert on navigating families through Disney. She also enjoys travel to most other destinations worldwide and when not writing about her experiences or teaching her children to drive, Michelle can be found chasing the family dog up rainbow mountain with her husband of over 25 years, Ben. You can follow Michelle on Twitter, @Rise7Up, for all of her latest writings.

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Special delivery.....




Our precious Dumbo!

Krosby Teal Turner
8 pounds 11 ounces
23 inches long
November 23, 2013



Saturday, October 26, 2013

So how did the autograph pillowcases turn out?

Before we left for Disney in September, I posed on my facebook page about how we were going to try to do something different than the autograph character matte that we did last time. We decided to try to have the characters sign a white pillowcase with fabric markers. My idea was that we would have the characters sign them and then they would use the pillowcases on their pillows and be reminded of their trip at night. 


Well....easier said than done. I knew that I would need something hard for the characters to write on so I brought a large, hardback book. So how did it go?

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hello everyone!

Hey! I am still around. There are some changes coming my blog again! So stick around! I have lots to report from my trip!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage

Hey all! I know it has been awhile and I apologize! We are 18 days out from our Disney trip and I posted on my facebook page  about some things that we are doing that are new to us on this trip. One of them was the Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage. I discovered that there was a lot of people on my page who weren't aware of this voyage.

This adventure will be a first for us and I look forward to reviewing it for you all!

A view from the boat.


Let me give you the details! This voyage is a boat that takes off from the Contemporary resort and runs Friday through Monday about 15 minutes from when the fireworks are scheduled at the Magic Kingdom. The boats have a great view of Wishes and they tell you the story of Peter Pan with specials apperances by Captain Hook and Smee. There is also a special mystery guest at the end! There are also special snacks and beverages provided. The cruise also has some sing-alongs and Disney trivia with opportunities for prizes. 

Prices for children are $30.99-34.00 and adults are $53.99-59.00 depending on the season. Reservations can be made by calling 407-WDW-PLAY

Monday, August 5, 2013

Disney Resort Specific Refillable Mugs

There is a lot of anger of Disney fans about refillable mugs these days. One complaint is how generic they are. The resort refillable mugs now say "Disney Parks" and they are the same throughout every Walt Disney World Resort. But when I was nesting this week I came across some old refillable mugs that I have from past trips. These trips are from 2000-2003. As you can see they have a mug for Disney Cruise Line that is specific to the Disney Wonder. Also, I have a cute Polynesian Resort and a Grand Floridan one. I think these are so cool! I wish that they would of kept doing this or would bring it back. It is kind of like a collectors item, they are one of my favorite souvenirs because you can use them so much at home and feel like you are at Walt Disney World.


Disney Wonder,  Disney's Polynesian Resort and Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa mugs.

Blizzard Beach and Epcot Spaceship Earth mug.
As you can see, they had some fun mugs for the parks too. Do you have any fun mugs from any past trips? I wish they would bring them back but I highly doubt that will ever happen, it is just too cheap to make the same one for the whole "world."

Thursday, August 1, 2013

Free Dining and Room Only Discount for Fall 2013

Free Dining

Valid for stays beginning select nights 9/29 - 12/22/13.
When guests book a Walt Disney World vacation package that includes a minimum 3-night stay at a Walt Disney World resort and minimum 2-day base theme park tickets, they will receive the Dining Plan for free! Dates included in this offer are 9/29-10/2, 10/18-11/2, 11/11-11/23 and 12/12-12/22/13.
Dining plans can be upgraded to the next level at an additional cost.This discount must be booked by 9/15/13. Blackout dates may apply.  Excludes All-Star Movies Resort, Art of Animation Resort, Port Orleans Resort French Quarter, The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, 3-bedroom villas and campsites. A maximum of 14 days can be booked with this discount.  Everyone in your party must be on the same package. All discounts are subject to availability, certain restrictions apply.  


Room Only
Fall Room Offer!
Save up to 30% on select Walt Disney World resorts!
Discount is valid for stays most nights 9/29/13 - 12/23/13.
Guests can save up to 30% when they book a Room Only reservation at select Walt Disney World resorts for most nights 9/29/13 - 12/23/13.
Savings Include:
For stays most nights 9/29-11/22/13 and 11/30-12/23/13:
  • Save up to 15%
    • All-Star Sports, All-Star Music, All-Star Movies and Pop Century
  • Save up to 20%
    • Contemporary Resort (including Bay Lake Tower), Beach Club Resort (including Villas), Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans French Quarter, Fort Wilderness Cabins
  • Save up to 30%
    • Yacht Club, Boardwalk Inn & Villas, Polynesian Resort, Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Animal Kingdom Lodge Standard/Pool View rooms, Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, Old Key West and Wilderness Lodge (including Villas)
For stays most nights 9/29-10/5/13, 10/20-11/2/13 and 12/15-12/23/13:
  • Save up to 15%
    • Art of Animation Resort - family suites
  • Fall Room Offer
This discount must be booked by 9/15/13 for travel 9/29-11/9/13 and by 11/3/13 for travel 11/10-11/22 and 11/30-12/23/13. Minimum length of stay requirements may apply.  Everyone in the room must be on the same package.  No group rates or other discounts apply.  Excludes campsites, 3-bedroom villas, Art of Animation Little Mermaid standard rooms and The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort and Spa.  All discounts are subject to availability, certain restrictions apply.





Contact me for a free quote, disneytripexpert@gmail.com or 816-294-3988. All current clients, I will automatically be applying the discount for you! 

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Disney Dining Fall 2013


It has been awhile blog followers! Summer has gotten away from me. I can't believe it has been a month since my last post! But I have some good news for you!

Free Dining is likely to be extended this year further into the fall.

Bookings must be done by November 15 and travel between these dates:
  • September 29 to October 2, 2013
  • October 18 to November 2, 2013
  • November 11 to November 23, 2013
  • December 12 to December 22, 2013
These are typical dates for free dining so I expect these rumors to become true. Please contact me at disneytripexpert@gmail.com for a free quote!

For clients who already have trips booked with me during these dates, I will automatically apply the promotion. 



Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Sofia the First at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique and Jake from Jake and the Neverland Pirates at Pirates Leage

It is no secret that I have been begging for more of the Disney Junior characters to show up in the Disney Parks and and it seems that Disney may be listening!
Check out the new packages for both Pirates League and the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World. For some reason as of right now the Sofia the first package is only available at the Downtown Disney location in Walt Disney World, I am sure this will change and the Magic Kingdom location will be added. 
The Sofia package includes a special Sofia hairstyle, shimmering makeup, nail polish and some special accessories that they aren't really clear on but maybe this picture may tell us something?
Photo from Disney Parks Blog
Is the jewel a part of the Sofia package along with this special crown? Is this the hairstyle? Probably. Nothing fancy but I still like that they are brining these two in the parks. 
The Pirates League is also making some exciting changes. They have changed the popular Mermaid package and the Jake and the Neverland Pirates Package. 
The Mermaid Deluxe package includes Mermaid makeup, hairstyling with a color changing hair clip, a Mermaid necklace, nail polish, mermaid stash and a special mermaid costume and t-shirt.

The Jake package includes some fake hair with a Jake bandana, a t-shirt, a sword, a Pirate League bag, and a Pirate coin necklace.
What do you think about these new styles? I don't see anything about pricing yet. 

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Some exciting news.....


Sorry that I have been so absent lately, I have been sick and so busy! But I do have some exciting personal news to share! 

I will be VERY pregnant when we go to Disney in September. I have been pregnant before but that was before we had kids. This time we are going when it isn't as hot and should be less crowded so I am ready for it! 


Thursday, May 23, 2013

My Disney Dining Reservations

I call Disney Dining at least once a day to make dining reservations for clients so it is always fun when I am calling to make them for myself. I like to call and make reservations other than making them online. I like to talk to the cast members, they always have great opinions on their favorite restaurants and I always have a pleasant experience. I wanted to share with you my dining choices for our upcoming September trip. I would also like to explain how we use the dining plan. We always use the Deluxe Disney Dining plan and we do a character breakfast in the morning and then we do a signature restaurant or a dinner show at night for dinner. This way it is not too much food and we get to eat at all of our favorite places. I think this is the best way to use the deluxe dining plan so that you aren't spending your whole day in restaurants.  So take a look at my favorite places and let me know what you think! As you can see, we have some open places towards the end of the trip and I am open to hearing if anyone has any ideas on where we should try out. As it stands, we have already eaten at all of these places and I would like to try something new. As you can see, my beloved California Grill is not on there, it was originally scheduled to open in September but now I am hearing it will not open until November. :( 
Saturday Day 1: 
Whispering Canyon Cafe 

Be Our Guest 

Sunday Day 2:  
Crystal Palace 

Yachtsman 

Monday Day 3: 
Hollywood and Vine

Hollywood Brown Derby (Fantasmic Dinner Package)

Tuesday Day 4: 
Ohana

Le Cellier

Wednesday Day 5:  
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique 

Cinderella's Royal Table

Chef Mickey's 

Thursday Day 6: 
Tusker House

Mickey's Backyard BBQ

Friday Day 7: 
Epcot International Food and Wine Festival

Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween Party


Saturday Day 8:


I would love to hear your suggestions for the last two days! 

Monday, May 6, 2013

Walt Disney World Late Summer Room-Only Offer

Save up to 30% on select Walt Disney World resorts!
Discount is valid for stays most nights 8/15/13 - 9/28/13.
Disney Visa cardholders can save up to 30% when they book a Room Only reservation at select Walt Disney World resorts for most nights 8/15/13 - 9/28/13.
Savings Include:
  • Value Resorts
    • All Star Sports, All Star Music, Pop Century - Save 20%
    • Art of Animation Family Suites - Save 15%
  • Moderate Resorts
    • Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port Orleans Riverside, Fort Wilderness Cabins - Save 25%
  • Deluxe Resorts
    • Contemporary Resort Standard/Pool View rooms, Yacht & Beach Club, Boardwalk Inn, Animal Kingdom Lodge Standard/Pool View rooms, Wilderness Lodge - Save 30%
    • Polynesian Resort, Grand Floridian Resort & Spa - Save 20%
  • Deluxe Villa Resorts
    • Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, Old Key West Resort, Boardwalk Villas, Beach Club Villas, The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge - Save 30%
Discount Codes: The following codes can be used to obtain these discounts by calling Disney directly, or by letting me do it for you! 
  • TAJ
This discount must be booked by 7/31/13 for travel 8/15 - 9/28/13. Minimum length of stay requirements may apply.  Everyone in the room must be on the same package.  No group rates or other discounts apply.  Excludes campsites, 3-bedroom villas, and Art of Animation Little Mermaid standard rooms.  Deposit must be made at time of booking with Disney's Visa Card or Disney Rewards Redemption Card.  All discounts are subject to availability, certain restrictions apply. 

I expect this offer to be available for the general public on Thursday, May 9th. 
 

Disney Visa Free Dining Offer

Disney fan's favorite promotion is back! 

Valid for stays select nights 9/02/13 - 9/25/13.
Disney Visa cardholders can book a Walt Disney World vacation package that includes a minimum 3-night stay at a Walt Disney World resort and minimum 2-day base theme park tickets, and receive the Dining Plan for free! 
Dining plans can be upgraded at an additional cost. This discount must be booked by 7/31/13. Deposit must be made at time of booking with Disney's Visa Card or Disney Rewards Redemption Card.Blackout dates may apply.  Excludes campsites, 3-bedroom villas, and Art of Animation Little Mermaid standard rooms.  All discounts are subject to availability, certain restrictions apply.  

This is expected to be offered to the general public on May 9th. 


Monday, April 22, 2013

You can fly- make your own Pixie Dust!

Walk into my house, and if the television is on, there's a 75 percent chance you'll find Disney Junior on.  With a three year old and one year old, it's allowed me to get quite a bit of work done some nights, so I'm not complaining (at least right now).

You'll often find movies on-Lilo and Stitch, Pocahontas, and Peter Pan.

As a result of this, Peter Pan has been a conversation point- and of course we get plenty of Jake and the Neverland Pirates too.

I've seen everyone's favorite recipes and crafts popping up all over Pinterest  Facebook, and something that caught my eye was how to make your own "Pixie Dust Jar."

I asked my daughter, Klarabelle, if she wanted to make one... and of course I got an immediate yes, following by right now- so here's a tip, only ask if you have the supplies on hand! 

Not only is it Disney-esque, it took only a few supplies, and seemed rather easy. Hey, I can't screw this one up, right?!

So, we took a glass jar, a couple glowsticks, and some glitter. I wanted to try and put a Tinker belle sticker inside, but all I could find was a Disney Princess sticker.





This was really easy for Klarabelle. I love to do easy crafts for two reasons- so I can't mess them up, and my kids can help.

 The only tricky part is cutting open the glow stick. When I started to shake it, I wasn't exactly in the jar, and I ended up with a glow in the dark kitchen counter for awhile. 


We cut open a glow stick, poured some glitter in....



And then we shook it all together!



And, my daughter being the movie buff she is, she knew that Peter Pan first appeared to Wendy when she was in bed. This is a REALLY great craft if you want to get your kids to bed- it was 3pm, and she was ready for bed. This is my daughter, who doesn't know the definition of a nap. Off to bed for a nap we went!


This also makes a great nightlight!



Unfortunately, this didn't end well for me. Klarabelle woke up, and was not very happy that she didn't wake up with the ability to fly. She no longer wants to make pretend pixie dust- only real pixie dust. So.... while I'm looking for directions on how to make Pixie Dust that makes you fly, try this one out!

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Around the world... in just one day!


So many people plan to go to Walt Disney World and don't even blink an eye when they think of Epcot.

Of course everyone loves Magic Kingdom. That's understood. But if you're going to WDW, and not making a trip over to Epcot, you are making a mistake. There's plenty for people of all ages to like- that means you too!

I'm not going to get into all of the park and the rides today- that would make this an extremely long post- but I will get into the part of Epcot that I personally love.

Epcot is also home to the World Showcase. The World Showcase is made up of pavilions for these eleven countries: 
Mexico, Norway, China, Germany, Italy, the United States, Japan, Morocco, France, United Kingdom and Canada. (Check out my previous post about my favorite restaurants in the World Showcase)

At each "country," you can find goods and merchandise from each place, as well as workers from that country. It's so awesome to be able to visit "Italy," and have discussions about life in that country with one of the employees. 

(Here's a tip- you can do something similar at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. We had a wonderful conversation with a worker who was outside at the savanna. She was from a country in Africa, and told us some wonderful stories while we searched for some of the animals after a dinner at Jiko.)

One of my husband's favorite things to do is purchase a packaged snack or food product from a country each time we visit. You can find all sorts of unique products this way. Last time we visited, he bought some sort of mixed cookies from Germany. The chocolate on them was delicious.

IllumiNations is also a wonderful fireworks show. I pulled these facts from Disney. You'll find at the IllumiNations fireworks show:

  • The Inferno Barge, a liquid-propane mechanism that launches balls of fire 60 feet into the air
  • The 350,000-pound Earth Globe, the world's first spherical video display system
  • Jim Cummings—the voice of Winnie the Pooh, Tigger and other Disney characters—narrating this nighttime spectacular


So next time you're planning on going to Walt Disney World- make sure you plan one of your days to visit Epcot! 

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

My top five restaurants from all over the world... in Epcot!

The World Showcase at Epcot is a blast. It's fun to hear the different music, see the different clothing, and I just love some of the perfume I can find here!

You can also find some wonderful dining options here. Disney didn't go half in when they made the World Showcase- they made sure every detail was taken care of. As such, they also created some authentic restaurants that you could only otherwise experience by visiting these countries!

Without further ado, I'll list my top five restaurants in Epcot. Please note- yours does not have to be the same, and our taste buds may differ. I know that I can vouch for these restaurants, and I had a wonderful experience at them. If you disagree, or have a favorite of your own, leave me a comment with your thoughts!

5. San Angel Inn-Mexico

I'll admit it, I'm a sucker for Mexican food. What really sets La Hacienda de San Angel apart in my mind are the wonderful and tasty Margaritas. Seriously, these are soooooo good. Don't have too many, or you'll be sleeping on the bus ride back to your resort. Of course, you can also purchase a Margarita from the stand in front, but there's nothing like eating some authentic Mexican food along with the Margarita. I also love the location of this resort, it is so awesome inside! 

4. Akershus Royal Banquet Hall-Princess Storybook Character Dining-Norway

They could serve day old bread, stale chips, and warm soda at Akershus and it would still probably make this list. If you're going here, it's not so much about the food, as it is the experience. You are able to dine with the Disney princesses, and its a wonderful experience. My daughter was thrilled to be able to have a conversation and dance around the restaurant with Ariel. She was able to wait in a 5 person deep line to get a picture with Belle. Good luck having these same experiences outside in the park... you'll be waiting for quite some time. The food is ok- honestly, it's not my favorite, but I don't leave hungry- but this is one place you can't miss if you have a Disney Princess fan. The time you save visiting the characters that you can devote elsewhere is extremely valuable as well.








3. Biergarten-Germany

I just love the atmosphere here. It's full of fun, and is also home to a tasty buffet. The inside of the restaurant looks like an outdoor beer garden... or should I say, Biergarten? The singing and polka with the kids is a blast too.

Just check out a few of the menu items you'll find on the buffet-


Gegrilltes Brat Huhn mit Rosmary und Thymian (Rotisserie Chicken flavored with Rosemary and Thyme)
Eissbein-Gratin mit Gebackenen Zwiebeln (Pork Shank-Gratin with Fried Onions)
Gebratene Kartoffeln mit frischen Krautern (Roasted Potatoes with fresh Herbs)

And there's plenty more. Seriously- where can you get the same experience, and find the same menu, in your town? Biergarten is worth a visit, just to get the cultural experience. It's a wonderful place to find a cold beer, if that's your thing. Is the food the best? Not everything matched up with my tastes. But thats ok- there was plenty that I did like, and the experience was so much fun.


2.Chefs de France-France(duh!)

I think this one has to be obvious... as France is known as a culinary delight. Sorry, no french fries and french toast here- it's the real deal.

There are a lot of items that are way too adventurous for this Missouri girl, and I have zero ideas on how to pronounce them.

But I do know you macaroni and cheese snobs will change your tune here. Yes, I know.. France, and you're talking macaroni and cheese? But this is no ordinary Mac and Cheese.

It's Gratin de macaroni - Baked macaroni with cream and gruyere cheese!

And the dessert.... OMG. Just Fedex a box of these suckers to my house, please!!!

My favorite is the "Profiteroles au chocolat" .. in English, that means Puff choux with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce. Unbelievable!!

You'll also find Remy from Ratatouille here at special times. He even says "cheese" for pictures. Another part of the Disney magic!

1. Le Cellier- Canada

This is the ultimate restaurant in Epcot. The food is out of this... country?!

First, the bread you receive at the beginning is wonderful. I just love the pretzel bread.

Next, you will have a hard time finding a negative review of the cheddar cheese soup. It's legendary. Made with Moosehead Beer and Bacon.....it's something that you will yearn for when you are sitting at your home, dreaming of Walt Disney World.

You can't go wrong with any of the steaks here. The Le Cellier Mushroom Filet Mignon is my favorite... and I don't even really like mushrooms. The poutine fries are an unforgettable experience as well... soooooo delicious!

We always top off our dinner with Maple Créme Brulée, it just seems right when you are in Canada, eh? 

Thursday, April 4, 2013

Planes- this summers Disney hit!

Doesn't it just seem like yesterday Cars was coming out? I remember it like it was yesterday... a warm summer Friday night, and I was just wanting to check out what everyone was talking about. I had no idea what I was in for. And soon after, it became the monster that it is!

Well, buckle up. Disney is at it again, and this time they are taking it to the air.

From the official Disney website, 

"From above the world of “Cars” comes “Disney’s Planes,” an action-packed 3D animated comedy adventure featuring Dusty (voice of Dane Cook), a plane with dreams of competing as a high-flying air racer. But Dusty’s not exactly built for racing—and he happens to be afraid of heights. 

So he turns to a seasoned naval aviator who helps Dusty qualify to take the defending champ of the race circuit. Dusty’s courage is put to the ultimate test as he aims to reach heights he never dreamed possible, giving a spellbound world the inspiration to soar. “Disney’s Planes” takes off in theaters in 3D on Aug. 9, 2013, and will be presented in Disney Digital 3D™ in select theaters."




That's right- August 9th. So to all school teachers and children who despise August, there's at least one reason to look forward to August now!
I know I can't wait to take my own children to see the film- and we'll be visiting Walt Disney World in September. I'm sure we'll find plenty of "Planes" propaganda (and hopefully a character) at the parks.

Of course, I'd be crazy if I didn't mention the newest film announced by Disney Pixar. Finding Dory will be released in Fall 2015... Seems like this one took awhile, compared to Toy Story and Cars. Nevertheless, I'll still be excited!

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Disney Summer 2013 Discount-Save up to 30% on your room!

If you have been thinking about going to Disney this summer, now is the time to put your deposit down! Remember it only requires $200 and then you have up until 45 days before you leave to pay off the rest! Call me at 816-294-3988 or email me at disneytripexpert@gmail.com to get a free quote today!
You will notice that this offer is NOT available for Art of Animation Little Mermaid-Standard Rooms! 
Add minimum 4-Day Magic Your Way Tickets to make it a package and get a discount on the tickets too!**
Offer Details:
Disney Value and Moderate Resorts
For stays most nights June 13 – Aug. 14, 2013:
  • Save up to 20% at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney's Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and Disney's Fort Wilderness Cabins
  • Save up to 15% at Disney's All-Star Sports Resort, Disney's All-Star Music Resort, Disney's Pop Century Resort and Disney's Art of Animation Resort – Family Suites
Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts
For stays most nights June 13 – Aug. 14, 2013:
  • Save up to 30% at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts, Disney's Beach Club Resort Villas, Disney's BoardWalk Inn & Villas, Disney's Polynesian Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge (standard view rooms), Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, Disney's Old Key West Resort and Disney's Contemporary Resort (including Bay Lake Towers)
  • Save up to 20% at Disney's Wilderness Lodge Resort (including Villas)
Add minimum 4-Day Magic Your Way Tickets to make it a package and get a discount on the tickets too!**
Booking Window:
  • Book April 2 – June 14, 2013