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New and Exciting Disney Updates!

Disney parks are always expanding to enhance the magic for families of all sizes.  Well, they are at it again!  Here are some of the exciting updates to come in the near future:

A long time ago in a galaxy not so far away, Disney Imagineers dreamed about bringing Star Wars to the parks.  This is now becoming a reality.  Star Wars, Galaxy’s Edge, will be opening in Disneyland and Walt Disney World in 2019.  The lands are set in a remote trading port on the edge of wild space.  You’ll find yourself in the middle of the action either piloting the Millennium Falcon or riding aboard the Star Destroyer.  And what would Star Wars be without a local cantina?  Here they’ll be serving up unique drink concoctions including blue milk! Continue reading New and Exciting Disney Updates!

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Disney World Outside The Theme Parks

In my last blog, I told you about some exciting things that you could do after dark in the parks.  Today, I want to share some activities that you can enjoy outside of the Walt Disney World theme parks.

Over the past 20 years, I’ve always said that I’m going to visit the Walt Disney World Resort and not buy any park passes.  I just want to relax, visit the resorts, eat and shop!  Most people just look at me like I have 3 eyes!  But, there are a number of things to do without visiting the parks. Continue reading Disney World Outside The Theme Parks

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Disneyland Magic is Alive and Well!

sleeping-beauty-castle-1Recently I was blessed with the opportunity to visit Disneyland for the first time in 20 years!  And I can honestly say I was in awe of the magic that abounds all throughout both Disneyland Park, Disney’s California Adventure Park, and the entire resort area. Continue reading Disneyland Magic is Alive and Well!

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OLP Travel’s Walt Disney World Favorites – Resorts!

Our Laughing Place Travel, Disney travel agentA while ago, I shared with you some of the favorite dining locations of our travel pixies at OLP Travel.  Today I’m back to follow up on that blog by sharing the travel pixies’ favorite resorts for various ages and stages of Disney vacationers.  So let’s get started with some resort fun! Continue reading OLP Travel’s Walt Disney World Favorites – Resorts!

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Walt Disney World Resort Discounts

tangleLet’s plan a late Summer and Fall trip to Walt Disney World! And I have great news! You can save up to 25% on rooms at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays most nights Aug. 26-Nov. 5, 2016 when they book by Aug. 31, 2016. Yay! Continue reading Walt Disney World Resort Discounts

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WALT DISNEY WORLD FASTPASS NOW EVEN BETTER!

If you’ve visited Disney World over the past few years, you have been able to use the n Disney fp boxew  Fastpass+ System.  The old “slide your card and print your ticket” systems are of days past.  The new system allows you to “reserve” your Fastpasses before your trip. Continue reading WALT DISNEY WORLD FASTPASS NOW EVEN BETTER!

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Disney Cruise Line 2017 Itineraries

Disney Cruise Line Mickey Mouse in GalvestonDisney Cruise Line just announced new Itineraries for Summer 2017. There’s something magical about sailing the seas and having Mickey Mouse as your Captain.

The exciting and new Summer 2017 Disney Cruise itineraries feature the Disney Wonder returning to Alaska and the Disney Magic heading back to Europe.  The Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy will be continuing their Bahamian and Caribbean cruises. Continue reading Disney Cruise Line 2017 Itineraries

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Why You Need A Disney Specializing Travel Agent

keep-calm-and-call-your-disney-vacation-plannerThe question has been brought up to me lots and lots of times through my years as a Disney Specializing Travel Agent:  With everything available online, why would I need a travel agent?  And, to be honest, I can completely understand that question and why it would be asked when we live in a world where infinite information is available right at your fingertips.  But there are some things you just can’t get online.  One of the biggest of those is experience.  Truly, it’s very hard to plan something as entailed as a Disney vacation without experience.  The basics may be there, but all the details that can and will make your vacation truly magical will be lacking.  Do you remember that old book with the line in it that goes, ‘lions and tigers and bears, oh my!’?  Well in the world of Disney vacation planning, it’s more like, ‘dining and magic bands and fastpasses, oh my!’.  And that’s only the tip of the Disney iceberg! Continue reading Why You Need A Disney Specializing Travel Agent

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New Early Morning Magic at Walt Disney World!

disneyearlymorningmagicA short while ago I told you about a new nighttime event offering at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom.  Well, now I’m announcing that there is also a new early morning event at the Magic Kingdom, too!  And this is the one that I am personally SUPER excited for!  Since I’m an early bird and not a night owl, I do believe that this could be the perfect option for someone like me.  Of course, I know you’ll want to know all about it, so let’s dive in to all the magical details: Continue reading New Early Morning Magic at Walt Disney World!

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Disney’s Epcot International Flower and Garden Weekends

daisyduckMark your calendars!! The Epcot  International Flower & Garden Festival is now in bloom at Walt Disney World Resort.
Starting this weekend, and several weekends to follow, you can celebrate the great outdoors at nature-themed events at Epcot, including:

Art in the Garden Weekend: April 1-3, 2016

View nature through the eyes of “Plein Air” artists and discover one-of-a-kind Disney works of art on display around World Showcase.

Outdoor Family Fun Weekend: April 8-10, 2016

Families can enjoy the benefits of sharing quality time together at select Festival gardens. As a bonus, animal specialists from Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park will be on hand at the Festival Center to share how bugs play an important role in helping a garden thrive.  This sounds so fun! Continue reading Disney’s Epcot International Flower and Garden Weekends

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