Resorts
Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 25, 2020

In the fifteen plus years that my family has been going to Disney World we have never had such a heart-wrenching year as this year.  For the second time this year, we have cancelled reservations to Disney World. Our first trip was planed for the week of April 15th and Covid-19 obliterated those plans, not […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 8, 2020

Each day we are receiving new information from Disney that is making us cringe. If you’ve been following this Blog, you know that we originally had a vacation planned for April, 2020 that Covid-19 totally obliterated.  Those plans were to celebrate the 20th Wedding Anniversary of my wife and I.  It was to also celebrate […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 29, 2020

Below is a copy of the email that was sent to customers that have active reservations at Disney Resorts.

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 27, 2020

It is the announcement that we have been waiting to hear since March 13th… The Disney World Theme Parks are reopening. Disney World announced today and released plans to Orange County’s economic recovery task force regarding the reopening of all four Disney Theme Parks. In this presentation, Disney announced that Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom […]

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Disney World officials have announced a press conference scheduled for 10am on Wednesday, May 27th to announce plans that have been submitted to Florida Government and Health officials on their plans to reopen Disney World. Follow DisneyDawgs for a recap of the press conference and what the specific plans for the parks will be.

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 25, 2020

Universal Orlando has announced an opening date! Now the waiting game for those of us that have Disney vacations scheduled for this Summer begins.  We originally had scheduled our vacation for April, but Covid-19 took care of that.  Beginning of May it was looking as though Disney would be reopening the parks in Orlando sometime […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: April 30, 2020

DisneyDawgs is in the process of re-booking our 2020 Disney World Vacation and we are crossing our fingers that this one will happen. Our first attempt to get to Orlando was thwarted by the COVID-19 virus and cancelled and we thought that our last change at a family vacation was taken from us.  But, Disney […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: April 28, 2020

Well, it has been quite a year so far. Obviously our Disney trip that was scheduled for April 14 through April 21st was cancelled due to the worldwide pandemic that we are currently in the middle of right now. My family was quite disappointed due to the fact that this would have most-likely been our […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: March 13, 2020

For the first time in the history of the parks, both Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, Disneyland in California and the Disney Cruise Line will be temporarily suspending operations this weekend. Due to the Coronavirus, both parks and the cruise line will suspend public operations on Sunday, March 15, 2020. Disney Springs and ALL […]

The following is a statement released by the Walt Disney Company reguarding the closure of both Disneyland and Walt Disney World parks, hotels and resorts. Full statement: In an abundance of caution, and in the best interest of our Guests and Cast Members, we are proceeding with the closure of our theme parks at Walt […]

If you stay 3 nights or longer at a Disney Resort Hotel during 2020, you will receive a letter thanking you for visiting.  This is no ordinary letter.  Within the letter there will be a QR code that will unlock a hidden screen on the Play Disney Parks app.  This screen will allow you to […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 15, 2020

We’ve been waiting since September for this date, FASTPASS DAY!!! We have booked our FastPasses tonight and have gotten the following rides Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway Slinky Dog Dash Flight of Passage Seven Dwarfs Mine Train We got really lucky to be able to get three of the four major rides (Rise of the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 14, 2020

Hard-core Disney World fans will feel the sorrow of this news. Tambu Lounge at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort offers a couple of hidden menu items.  One of them is the Teriyaki Noodles.  This dish has been a hidden treasure for some time now.  The noodles are the same that are served at Ohana, but for […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 10, 2020

Disney World has reduced its bus transportation from Resorts that are on the Disney Skyliner to the Parks that are connected.  Reports are showing that buses are running once an HOUR to Hollywood Studios and Epcot from Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach and Riviera.

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 3, 2020

If you’ve been following the Blog regarding planning a trip for Disney World in Orlando, FL, you have seen that we have been only focusing on what you will need to do or need to have when you are in Florida.  But, what are the things that you need to do at home BEFORE you […]