Vacation Planning

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Traveling with Kids- Everything you need to know!

Your magical vacation is booked. The kids are excited to go. You have everything packed and are on your way. In all the hustle and bustle of planning, packing and getting ready for your vacation chances are you forgot to prepare for one important aspect of the trip. Traveling with kids in an airplane and airport can be challenging. Especially with toddlers and babies. If you aren’t prepared for the airport or airplane ride, this can cause your trip to start off on the wrong foot. Don’t worry, with a little preparation you can make sure your family is ready ...
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Christmas Gift Ideas

Disney Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas is getting closer and the stresses of finishing your Christmas shopping is increasing. Christmas shopping in your family is becoming more difficult as we all seem to have everything we need. Do you know have somebody like that in your family? Or are people bugging you for gift ideas. I know for me, coming up with Christmas Gift Ideas is difficult. After a recent trip through the shops of Main Street, I realized the amount of gifts right in front of me. Is there a person on your Christmas shopping list who loves Disney? Chances are there is at ...
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Disney Animal Kingdom Lodge

Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Address/Phone:2901/3701 Osceola ParkwayLake Buena Vista, FL 32830Phone: (407) 938-3000 Check-in: 4pmCheck-out: 11amResort Area: Animal KingdomCategory: Delux Villa Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge is a Disney Vacation Club Resort. The resort is divided into two areas, Kidani Village and Jambo House The resort sits on its own 40+ acre reserve, which is home to over 30 species of wildlife. You will have sweeping views of the wildlife from every part of the resort. Jambo House is the first area of Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge guest will encounter after passing through the security gates for the resort. The Jambo House consists of your ...
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Check-in Day. What to Do?

Check-in and Check-out days are almost always associated with a wasted day while on Vacation. Anytime you are on vacation the first and last day of the vacation are almost always wasted days, or just a day of traveling. Depending on where you are coming from you may spend the majority of your day traveling. If you can get to Disney World early on day one and leave later on the last day you can gain a lot of extra valuable time to your Disney vacation. Who wouldn’t love to gain an extra day or two at Disney? Especially when ...
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Souvenirs to Collect at Disney

Fun Souvenirs to Collect at Disney World

You have just spent all your money on a magical trip to Disney World for your family. Everybody is going to want souvenirs from the trip. You can easily walk into any store in Disney and spend several hundred dollars on various souvenirs and gifts. Many which will end up either broken before the end of the trip or buried in the kids toy chest when you get home. It’s OK to splurge on some souvenirs. Go ahead and get the large Buzz toy. Why not get them excited about other souvenirs that they can get while at Disney. The ...
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Free activities at disney world

Free Activities at Disney World

You have just spent a ton of money on your magical vacation to Disney World. You are trying to do everything you can to make it special for your kids and have them enjoy it. Searching Pinterest you can find all sorts of activities to do around Disney World. You may be surprised at the number of free activities for you and the family around Disney World. Some of the free activities do require a park ticket. Once you get into the parks, it will be easy to spend a lot of money making your kids happy. Disney offers a ...
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Memory Maker is it worth it?

Disney’s Memory Maker

You are heading off to Disney World for a magical vacation and you want to be able to capture all the magical moments. Fear not, Disney World has photographers scattered throughout the parks. They will capture those magical moments. You will spot the photographers at many of the iconic landmarks around Disney, all the character meet and greets, and sometimes just wondering throughout the parks. Additionally, many of the attractions have automated cameras to capture moments from the attractions. If you are getting your photo taken by a Disney photographer, make sure to scan your magicband. This will link the ...
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Disney Parks Backpack

Disney Parks Bag!

What to pack for a Day at the Parks Even for a Disney veteran, deciding what to pack in your Disney bag can be a challenging task. You definitely don’t want to under pack, however you don’t want to over pack and carry a bunch of other stuff around. As a newbie to the parks it can be daunting to figure out what you should and shouldn’t pack in your Disney bag. I am the person who will always under pack for a trip to Disney. I hate carrying extra stuff around the parks. Especially when I end up having ...
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How to afford your next Disney Trip

How to afford a trip to Disney

Your kids have been begging you for months now to take you to Disney and wont leave you alone about it. You want to say yes to them and provide them with the trip of a lifetime to Disney World. You know they will make memories that will last a lifetime at Disney regardless of their age. All you hear are people talking about the outrageous costs of going to disney. In fact a trip to Disney can be expensive, especially when you start booking a room at a resort, getting your park tickets and buying meals. The cost of ...
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Disney World Ride Height Requirements

For attractions that have height requirements, there are measurements stations at the entry to each ride and cast members are standing by to measure your child’s height, however it is possible for them to get missed at this point and make it all the way through the line and end up getting turned away because they are not tall enough for the roller coaster. If your child is right there on the line, one cast member may say they are tall enough to ride, while another one later down the line may say no. While planning a trip to Disney ...
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