Summer 2013 Disney World Special Offers

Thinking of taking your kids to Disney World this summer of 2013?  Disney World now has some special offers available for the upcoming summer months, so this is a great time to book. I am an affiliate for the Disney Travel Planning specialists at Destinations in Florida.  I do not work for them, but the links included in this post are "affiliate" links, meaning if you booked your vacation with them via the links found here, I would receive a small commission. There are definitely advantages to using a travel planner, especially if this will be your first trip to Disney World. You can get a free quote and more information from Destinations in Florida on their website.  Plus they offer some additional free benefits if you book with them - more on that below. But most excitingly... the deals have just been released for this summer at Disney World!  So let's get to the juicy details. Summer 2013 Disney World Special Offer 4/2/13 UPDATE:  This offer has now been released to the … [Read more...]

Magical Blogorail ~ Best Disney Photo Spots

Welcome to the first stop aboard Magical Blogorail Red. Enjoy the ride as we share with you our favorite Disney photo spots. I'd be willing to wager that everyone who's ever visited Disney World has a photograph of themselves in front Cinderella's Castle.  Classic, Happiest-Place-On-Earth shot! And you know when you spot a Disney PhotoPass photographer... you've just received a hint as to a good place to have your picture taken. But in addition to that, there are an endless number of great locations to take Disney photos.  I'm nothing even closely resembling a talented photographer, but here are some of my favorite Disney photo spots. Swiss Family Treehouse There are numerous spots along the way in the walk-through Swiss Family Treehouse to stop and take a great picture.  It's such an immersive attraction, plus has the benefit of outside natural light.  You can easily frame your photo nicely, and add a neat backdrop to your shot. Unique Views of the Castle It could … [Read more...]

Why Stay at A Disney Resort ~ Top 7 Magical Reasons

Why stay at a Disney Resort?  For many, a trip to Walt Disney World may be a once-in-a-lifetime trip.  There's a lot of planning to do, but the first and possibly biggest decision is this:  where should we stay?   Should we see if we can save money by staying nearby? Orlando has a plethora of hotels and resorts to choose from, which is a plus for the consumer. You have many accommodations to chose from, and in an effort to stay competitive their rates are usually quite reasonable. I feel strongly that guests should stay at a Disney Resort!  This vacation is a Magical, possibly one time only experience (*ahem* my husband would warn you otherwise... ha).  Consider the following Disney Resort perks closely before making your decision. #1 - Cost Savings If you assume that staying at a Disney Resort will cost you more than staying off site, that may not necessarily be the case. There are different levels of Disney Resorts, with varying prices and amenities.  The Value Resorts … [Read more...]