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Affordable Disney: The Accommodation Situation

One of the largest expenses of visiting Walt Disney World is where you will stay. Will we stay on-site or off-site? Do we need a larger room to accommodate more than 3-4 people? Will we need 2 rooms rather than 1? How close to the parks do I want to ...

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Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

Exploring Disney: Transportation and Ticket Center

The Transportation and Ticket Center is your portal to all the magic at Walt Disney World, and where you will arrive if driving to Magic Kingdom.

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Look Up, Look Down to Discover Disney Details

One of the things that has always fascinated me, is all of those amazing details that you find everywhere at a Disney park or resort, and how much they can add to a vacation experience.

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What is Included on Your Disney Cruise

A common question guests often have when they’re considering a Disney Cruise for the first time is what is included in the cruise fare – because there’s a lot more included than your accommodations!

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Disney with Special Needs: They Say It's Your Birthday

What could be more magical than being at Disney World? Celebrating something special at Disney World, of course. So let's talk about getting celebratory at Disney when you also have to manage your special needs.

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Wordless Wednesdays: Disney Balloons

Everyone has a favorite Disney souvenir, but for many kids (of all ages), nothing beats the magic of a Disney balloon!

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Terrific Tuesdays: Exploring Pandora - The World of Avatar

Pandora - The World of Avatar opened this past May and has been drawing huge crowds ever since. We finally had the chance to check out this area on our trip last week and I wanted to share our experiences and provide some thoughts and tips.

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Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

Disney with Special Needs: Dare We Go for the Trifecta?

We are contemplating going in February for spring, the middle of September for Halloween, and then the beginning of December for Christmas. Insane? Yes. Awesome? Absolutely.

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Thrifty Thursday: Should you get the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package?

For many, a visit to Walt Disney World during the Holiday Season would not be complete without seeing the Candlelight Processional. Performed 3 times each night at Epcot, from the day after Thanksgiving until Dec. 30, this moving concert tells the story of the Nativity, featuring a 50-piece orchestra, celebrity narrator and a massed choir made up of choirs (including many student/school groups) from around the country. It’s a beautiful, amazing, and inspirational way to celebrate the season. Continue reading

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A Year’s Worth of Walt Disney World Special Events

The special events that are scheduled year-round at Walt Disney World are a perfect example of how Disney keeps us coming back. For nearly every month of the year, there is some special event that is above and beyond your basic theme-park vacation. Some are quite well-known, like the Food and Wine Festival. But others are just as much fun, yet not as well-known. And as I have found in working with my travel clients, many people don’t know about any of these events. Continue reading

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Dining at Walt Disney World: Christmas Dining

The holidays around Walt Disney World are not only visually stunning, but will satisfy the taste buds as well as the eyes. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas From The Affordable Mouse

Our best wishes to you and yours for a joyous and magical Christmas.
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Making Disney Holiday Magic Affordable

It is November 1, and that can only mean one thing: the Holiday Season in upon us, and in fact, from Disney’s point of view, the holidays begin next Monday with the 1st Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party of 2010. This is the favorite time of year for many, but all that Holiday magic can get a bit dimmed when combined with concerns about keeping costs under control. And when you add in an impending Disney vacation into the mix, well it can get more than a little challenging.
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