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Exclusive Access with Disney World Holiday Package

Looking for a magical way to celebrate the holiday season this year? How about exclusive access to popular attractions, a special dining opportunity, and more? Then the Ultimate Disney Christmastime Package may be perfect for you!

Guests who purchase this package will enjoy a 5-night stay at a select Disney Moderate, Disney Deluxe or Disney Deluxe Villa Resort hotel (checking in on Dec. 17 and checking out on Dec. 22, 2018), 4-day theme park tickets with Park Hopper® Option and some exclusive experiences at Walt Disney World® Resort during their stay.

Take a look at the yuletide offerings included in this festive package:

  • Exclusive Nighttime Access to Toy Story Land on Dec. 17 – Spend time at Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® enjoying Slinky Dog Dash, Alien Swirling Saucers, and Toy Story Mania. The land will celebrate its first holiday season with special décor you won’t want to miss.
  • Celebrate the Season at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party on Dec. 18 – Ring in the holiday season with a ticket to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom® Park
  • Exclusive Nighttime Access to Select Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Park Attractions on Dec. 19 – Enjoy exclusive nighttime access to Avatar Flight of Passage, Na’vi River Journey, Expedition Everest®, and DINOSAUR – plus, an exclusive showing of Rivers of Light.
  • Exclusive Early Morning Access to Shopping at World of Disney Store & Disney Springs® Christmas Tree Trail Experience on Dec. 20 – Shop at World of Disney store at Disney Springs, and visit this year’s Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail and enjoy hot chocolate and cotton candy.
  • Enjoy an Exclusive Holiday Themed Buffet Dinner Event at Epcot on Dec. 21 – Enjoy a holiday-themed buffet dinner event in World ShowPlace Events Pavilion.

Because theme park admission is included in this package, you will also be able to enjoy holiday offerings at all 4 theme parks, including “A Frozen Holiday Wish” at Magic Kingdom Park, the Epcot® International Festival of the Holidays at Epcot, Flurry of Fun festivities and Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Diwali holiday additions to UP! A Great Bird Adventure at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park, and much more.

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This package includes a 5-night stay at select Disney Moderate, Disney Deluxe or Disney Deluxe Villa Resort hotels plus a 4-day theme park ticket with Park Hopper Option.

For example, you can wrap up this package starting at $175 per person, per night, for a family of four in a garden view room at Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside. That’s a total package price of $3,500.

Additional Sample Package Pricing:

Resort Room Type Total Package Price Per Person Per Night

For a family of 4

Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Water View $3,777 $189
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge Standard Room $4,507 $226
Disney’s Beach Club Resort Garden or Woods View $5,022 $252
Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa Outer Building – Lagoon View $5,937 $297

Please note sample price points are being provided as a reference. Pricing is subject to availability and doesn’t include additional features such as the meal plan or additional nights, etc.

For a no obligation quote, click the Start Planning and we’ll send you some options for your magical holiday trip! Don’t forget, our services are free when you book your vacation with us!

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Ditching the Lines at Disney

Want to avoid standing in lines on your Disney trip? There IS a way to do it that doesn’t involve getting to the parks hours before the sun rises or following a tedious park-touring plan that leaves no room for spontaneity. It’s as simple as picking the right room and paying for a little extra Pixie Dust! Sometimes spending a little more on the front end can save you tons of time in the parks, where time is precious.

Disney began a pilot program earlier this year that we think is the most cost-effective way to minimize your time spent in line at the parks. This program allows guests who are staying in a Club Level room at a Deluxe Resort the option to add some extra features to their park tickets. These features can make a huge difference in how much you get done in a day.

Here’s how:

  • First, we get to book three extra FastPasses for you per day in any park (with the purchase of a Park Hopper ticket). All park tickets come with three FastPasses, but they can only be used in one park. This benefit allows you to get three more, for a total of six FastPasses per day that can be reserved before you even leave your home! You also still have the ability to book additional FastPasses in the parks once you’ve used your initial allotment.
  • We can book those six FastPasses 90 days prior to your travel date! This is significant because it lets us secure those hard-to-get FastPasses (like Flight of Passage, Slinky Dog Dash or Seven Dwarfs Mine Train) a full 30 days before anyone else traveling the same time as you even has access to them! And 60 days earlier than anyone who is visiting the parks and not staying on Disney property! This is even more beneficial during peak travel seasons.
  • Even better, there are no restrictions on what FastPasses we can book for you*. What does that look like? It means if you want a FastPass for all three of the rides in the new Toy Story Land, no problem! So while the average guest is allowed to choose only one of those three rides, you can ride all three with a FastPass and you still have three more passes to use on other rides or in another park! *The only limitation is the same ride cannot be booked twice for the same day.

If you’re staying in a Club Level room, these extras can be added to your theme park ticket for $50 per person, per day, with a 3-day minimum purchase. It’s a way to guarantee you get to experience the most popular rides with minimal wait.

But let’s not forget the other perks of staying Club Level!

Let’s start with THE FOOD! Each of the Club Level lounges has complimentary food from the restaurants in that resort. At the Club Level lounges you’ll find continental breakfast; beverages and snacks throughout the day; appetizers with wine and beer in the evening; and desserts and cordials to cap off the day. Depending on your resort, the Club Level lounge may offer outstanding views of evening fireworks.

 

There are other Club Level amenities such as concierge hosts dedicated to making sure your stay is magical; evening turn-down service with a little treat left on your pillow; upgraded toiletries; and complimentary newspapers and business services.

Staying Club Level isn’t necessary to experience a fantastic trip and make magical memories with your family. We make sure you are prepared to navigate the parks in the best way possible for your family. But if you’re looking for convenience and a great way to add some magic to your stay, this is it!

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Get Ready for a Galaxy Far, Far Away in 2019!

Disney Announces Projected Timing of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Opening in 2019

Disney has FINALLY announced roughly when Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge (AKA: Star Wars Land) will open! While it’s not as good as exact dates, at least we have something to work with when booking trips for 2019!

So if you want to see Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge as soon as possible, then let’s plan your trip to head to California as it will be opening there in the summer of  2019 at Disneyland Resort. Or you can wait for the opening in late fall 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida! Either way, you will will land in the middle of the action as you live you own Star Wars story.

We hope to see options for booking 2019 travel sometime in late June/early July. If you’d like to get a jump on planning, get on our wait list here. Fill out the quick form and we’ll email you options once they become available. It only takes a refundable $200 deposit to secure a booking and our services are complimentary when you book your travel with us!

In the meantime, take a look at this incredible sneak peek at these new immersive lands! This video is SO cool!

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Disney Cruise Lines Releases Fall 2019 Itineraries

Disney Cruise Lines has released its itineraries through the Fall of 2019. As many of you know, booking early is the best way to get the best price on a Disney cruise, so NOW is the time to book!

You can take a look at the itineraries for the rest of 2018-all of 2019 here: Click Here

Ready to start exploring your options? Get started planning by answering a few questions on this form: Start Here!

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The Best Age for a Disney Trip

We get asked a lot “What’s the best age to take my child to Disney World?” We suggest looking at it from a different angle, for example, “What’s the best time to throw your child a birthday party?” The answer to that is the same: Anytime you want to create magical memories!

Our children remember things from all of our Disney trips. We have clients who tell us months after their vacation that they still sit around talking about it. Anytime you can create something that has you saying, “Hey, remember when…” you should get right on it! There are only so many years we have with them before our children are off on their own with children of their own.

Disney has something for people of all ages. We’ve been there on our honeymoon – without kids! — with babies as young as 9 months old and with a wide age range of children – and everyone had something that they loved. Some memory they will hold on to forever. And, if we are being honest with ourselves, trips to Disney really aren’t about the kids — they’re about those memories you cherish. Not their ability to remember the trip, but instead your own. So don’t wait! Or you just might run out of time….

So there isn’t a perfect age to take your kids to Disney World or on a Disney cruise or a guided tour to many fascinating destinations worldwide with Adventures by Disney. Going to Disney is like any other vacation you would take — only better! Get with us to plan your adventure full of magical memories!

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About the Author: Travel agent Alison Chambers has planned hundreds of Disney trips for more than 600 families. She has traveled to all of the major Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World; Disneyland; Disney Cruise Line; Aulani – A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; and an Adventures by Disney trip to Costa Rica. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, she works with clients all over the world and is known for her prompt response time and attention to detail. Alison would love to help your family, too!

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Why You Need a Travel Agent to Plan Your Disney Trip

With the ease of the Internet, you might be wondering why you need to use a travel agent to book a Disney trip. We specialize in all things Disney, so we could give you tons of reasons, but here’s our Top 5:

  1. It’s FREE! It would cost you exactly the same to book your trip on your own directly with Disney as it costs to book through us. Disney realizes it can be overwhelming to plan a trip, so they compensate us without passing that charge on to you (so there’s no need to price shop!)
  2. We watch for special discounts and work our hardest to get those discounts applied to your vacation, even after you’ve already booked your trip! So using us actually can SAVE you money!
  3. We guide you through all of the planning process – We help you figure out which of the 26 resort properties is best for your family and which time of year works best for your needs; we get up at 5 a.m. 180 days before your trip to get you the best dining reservations; we help you plan your park itinerary and FastPasses (Disney’s “ride reservation” system); we make sure you know how to navigate the parks and the technology Disney employs to make your trip as seamless as possible. In a nutshell – we handle it ALL! You just pack and go, and we even give you a packing list!
  4. Think of us as your personal “Google” when you have questions! Did you know that if you search “Disney World,” there are 181,000,000 entries? Do you really want to sort through all of that to figure out what information is still relevant when you could just send us an email, text or Facebook message and get a quick, accurate answer?
  5. We’re experts! We’ve booked more than 2,500 trips and have more than 26 years’ worth of experience between us. This isn’t a hobby for any of us; it’s our full-time jobs and we treat it as such. We are experts in the Disney resorts, restaurants, rides, and more; Disney Cruise Line; Adventures by Disney (guided tours to destinations all over the world); and A’ulani, a Disney resort and spa in Hawaii. We’ve actually been to these locations and experienced them ourselves. We make it a point to visit them regularly to stay current on all the latest changes so that we can plan the best adventure for your family!

Quite simply, helping plan your dream Disney vacation isn’t a job to us – it’s our passion!

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About the Author: Travel agent Alison Chambers has planned hundreds of Disney trips for more than 600 families. She has traveled to all of the major Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World; Disneyland; Disney Cruise Line; Aulani – A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; and an Adventures by Disney trip to Costa Rica. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, she works with clients all over the world and is known for her prompt response time and attention to detail. Alison would love to help your family, too!

 

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Best Way to Budget for a Disney Trip

Want to know the easiest way to save money for your dream Disney trip? It’s really easy – plan ahead! It’s like a virtual layaway plan!

Let me explain….You can book Disney World trips more than a year in advance. This means that you can make payments, on your own terms, for over a year, sometimes longer! All you need to get started is a $200 deposit, which is fully refundable until 30 days from your travel date. And any payments you make toward that trip are refundable as well (with the exception of travel insurance premiums). So you can pay a little each week or once a month – whatever works best for you.

Right now you can book trips through the end of 2018. Sometime this summer, Disney will release bookings through the end of 2019, in case you really want to plan ahead! (And with the coming Star Wars Land set to open in 2019, you just might want to plan really far ahead!)

Another reason planning ahead saves you money – we watch for discounts that will save you money. If you already have a trip booked, we automatically apply that discount to your trip, assuming there is availability, which means you’re first in line on discount release days. And it costs you nothing to use our services when you stay at a Disney resort. Disney knows that planning a trip can be overwhelming so they pay us to assist you without passing that cost on to you. We help you determine which resort, park ticket, dining plan, etc., will work best for your family’s needs.

If a Disney cruise is what you’re planning for – you can book those even further in advance. And Disney rewards cruisers who plan ahead. Disney cruises are priced similarly to hotel rooms – the more full the sailing becomes, the more expensive it is to get a stateroom.

So, what are you waiting for? Bet you didn’t know it could be this easy! All you have to do is contact us – click the Start Planning button to fill out a no-obligation request for a quote, email or call one of us. Whatever works best for you! We promise to make planning your Disney trip simple – all you have to do is pack a bag!

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About the Author: Travel agent Alison Chambers has planned hundreds of Disney trips for more than 600 families. She has traveled to all of the major Disney destinations, including Walt Disney World; Disneyland; Disney Cruise Line; Aulani – A Disney Resort & Spa in Hawaii; and an Adventures by Disney trip to Costa Rica. Based in Little Rock, Arkansas, she works with clients all over the world and is known for her prompt response time and attention to detail. Alison would love to help your family, too!

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Flurry of Fun in store at Hollywood Studios

As part of this year’s Flurry of Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® the spectacular nighttime holiday fireworks show, Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! is returning, and with it comes the popular Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM! Dessert Party!

This festive experience begins as you step into the Chinese Theatre Courtyard to enjoy an array of holiday-themed snacks, decadent desserts, beer, wine, and specialty alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. And kids of all ages can come and meet a VIP Disney character. JB

Before the show, you will be escorted to a reserved viewing area where you’ll enjoy Disney Movie Magic – a beautiful projection show featuring favorite cinematic moments and the magic of Disney – followed by Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!, a Santa-sized spectacular jam-packed with holiday music, fireworks, special effects and dazzling state-of-the-art projections.

Reservations are now open for the Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM Dessert Party for bookings starting on Nov. 6, 2018. This festive dining experience will occur nightly Nov. 6, 2018-Jan. 6, 2019. The event will start 1 1/2 hours prior each night’s show time. Event times are subject to change without notice and vary throughout the season.

  • Nov 6-Dec 22, 2018; Jan 2-6, 2019: Pricing is $79 per adult and $45 per child ages 3-9 (tax and gratuity included)
  • Dec 23, 2018-Jan 1, 2019: Pricing is $89 per adult and $49 per child ages 3-9 (tax and gratuity included)

It’s not too late to book your trip for the 2018 holiday season (there are even still some discounts available!

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Let’s Start Planning Your 2019 Disney Trip

Ready to start planning your trip to Disney in 2019?  We will be able to book 2019 travel packages to Walt Disney World on June 19! It’s never too early to start planning! You can get ahead of the masses by joining our 2019 Disney Travel List.

Getting on the list is super easy and has advantages (keep reading!) Just fill out the Request a Quote form here: Get Started  If you give us all the necessary information, when the packages are released we will send you some options and we can get started with the planning! This will include travel dates through December 31, 2019.

Booking early is the best way to make your trip affordable! Book as soon as the packages become available with a $200 refundable deposit, then make payments however you like. All payments are refundable until 30 days before your travel date. And if a discount is released for your travel dates, we work tirelessly to get those discounts applied to your reservation, depending on availability.

Once we get your trip booked – then the fun begins! Planning a Disney vacation can be overwhelming – so that’s where we come in. Resort choices, park passes, dining reservations and more, we will help you navigate the maze of options available and take care of even the smallest of details, at no cost to you. That’s right – our services are complimentary when you stay at a Disney resort! And before you leave home, we will send you an itinerary designed especially for your family, with everything you need to make the most of your family’s time together. So what are you waiting for? Get on our 2019 waiting list today!

There’s a lot to see in 2019 – Toy Story Land is opening in a few weeks; Star Wars Land is opening in the late fall of 2019; and if you still haven’t seen Pandora at Animal Kingdom, you’re missing out!

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