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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 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 […]

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: 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 […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: December 23, 2019

Hi Everyone, welcome back to our Vacation Planning Blog for our 2020 Disney World Vacation. Our last post we showed how we secured airfare from Rhode Island to Orlando if you haven’t read that post, click here We have now purchased the most important part of our trip, room, tickets, and more. When we first […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: August 27, 2019

In life, change is inevitable.  The same goes for the Theme Parks in Walt Disney World in Florida. In case you haven’t noticed, Epcot has been, well, stagnant over the past 10 years or so.  Yes, there was a new film for the “Soarin” ride and transforming Malestrom to the Frozen Ever After Ride, but […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: July 16, 2019

The Disney Skyliner Gondolas that everyone has been watching grow right before our eyes has announced an opening date. The Gondolas have been built as an additional form of transportation between Hollywood Studios and Epcot to Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: June 27, 2019

Disney has announce that parking fees at the Disney World Resort hotels would be increasing ahead of the opening of Galaxy’s Edge in August. New parking rates are as follows: Value Resorts: Raised from $13/night to $15/night Moderate Resorts: Raised form $19/night to $20/night Deluxe Resorts: Raised from $24/night to $25/night All increased rates will […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: February 16, 2019

The infrastructure of the new Disney Gondola System is complete and the gondolas are being added to the cables. Pictures have surfaced show that Castmember training and testing is now underway. The new system will connect Pop Century/Art of Animation, Caribbean Beach Resort to Hollywood Studios and Epcot. Although no start of operation have been […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: January 15, 2018

Disney offers many items that traditionally contain milk in dairy or lactose-free options. Learning about these locations made my vacation less stressful and my tummy even more happy

Author: Mark Plante | Published: May 10, 2017

Our Disney World Traditions The first day of our Disney World Vacation in Florida started on a very warm April, Florida Morning with temperatures in the upper 70’s, it was going to be a warm one. We start every Disney Vacation the same way.  On the first day, we try to get out of the […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: April 28, 2017

It is incredible how quickly a week’s vacation at Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, FL can go by.  We had been so excited to go on this trip since it was booked on December 24, 2016 and now it is over. Our vacation started on April 18, 2017 with a 7PM flight on JetBlue […]

Author: Mark Plante | Published: July 5, 2016

UPDATE (7/7/16): As WFTV reports, a children’s baseball coach has been arrested for allegedly groping three boys (ages seven, 12 and 13). Nicholas Groth, who was in town for a baseball tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports, was identified by a victim and is being held on no bond. Groth apparently admitted to police that he did […]