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You Can Now Compliment Cast Members On My Disney Experience!
Posted on October 16, 2021
The My Disney Experience app is essential to the experience of a Walt Disney World vacation. Guests can manage dining reservations, check wait times, view their Disney PhotoPass photos and much more right on their phone through this app. Disney Genie, a complimentary service which will provide personalized suggestions and itineraries for guests, will also […]
Disney Genie Launch Date And Lightning Lane Details Announced
Posted on October 8, 2021
A launch date and price details for Disney’s newest service, Disney Genie, were announced this week. This addition to the My Disney Experience App has been designed to create your best Disney day by easing the planning process of a trip to Walt Disney World. This will be achieved with personalized suggestions and itineraries. Guests […]
International Travelers Will Be Able To Visit Disney In November
Posted on October 8, 2021
Those Disney lovers who are living abroad have received some excellent news. Due to changes in travel restrictions to the United States, international travelers will be able to visit Disney parks once again in November! Vaccinations and Testing Required Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the United States had restricted international travel. Although US citizens were […]
Mobile Ordering Now Available At Candy Kitchens In Disney Parks
Posted on September 13, 2021
Mobile ordering has been a popular addition to dining in the Disney parks, and even more locations are being added to this service. Guests will now be able to utilize mobile ordering to purchase their favorite confections at various candy kitchens throughout Disney property. Although this newest update to mobile ordering is currently only available […]
New Changes To Disney’s Park Pass Reservation System
Posted on September 13, 2021
There have been a multitude of new and exciting changes to the Disney parks recently, including new changes to Disney’s park pass reservation system. The park pass reservation system was put into place when Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020 in an attempt to control capacity. All tickets also require a reservation to the […]
New Disney World Annual Passes Will Go On Sale September 8th
Posted on August 30, 2021
The day we have all been waiting for has finally arrived, new Disney World Annual Passes will go on sale September 8th! Disney teased the news about Annual Pass sales when the Magic Key Program was announced for Disneyland Resort , but we had little to go off of at the time. Now we have all […]
Buffets Have Officially Returned To Disney World
Posted on August 25, 2021
The Walt Disney World Resort has announced reopening dates for three of its popular buffet-style dining locations. As we continue to monitor Disney’s phased reopening plans, their most recent update is sure to please hungry Disney guests! These guest-favorite buffets are officially returning: Boma – Flavors of Africa at the Animal Kingdom Resort, Biergarten Restaurant […]
Disney Genie App: Everything We Know So Far Livestream + Q&A
Posted on August 24, 2021
The latest digital service set to aid guests in both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort is the Disney Genie app. Various features in this new app will assist guests in making the most out of their Disney vacation via complementary and paid services. However, you may find yourself wondering, what exactly is the […]
Biometric Finger Scans Return To Disney World
Posted on August 24, 2021
We’ve watched the Disney Parks slowly and steadily return to pre-Covid norms with the return of character experiences, more dining locations reopening and special events making their way back. Usually the return of these experiences and attractions are welcomed by park visitors. This week, however, marked the return of something that I doubt many park […]
First-Ever Disney World Princess Week Starts Today
Posted on August 23, 2021
The Walt Disney Company is hosting the first-ever World Princess Week! The royal festivities starts today, August 23 and runs through Sunday, August 29. As part of the year-long Ultimate Princess Celebration, World Princess Week will offer fans new products, digital content, a Disney Princess Hotline, unique offerings at the Disney Parks and Resorts, a […]
Animal Kingdom’s Boneyard Playground Has Officially Reopened
Posted on August 20, 2021
One of the best kid friendly attractions is back at the Walt Disney World parks. Animal Kingdom’s Boneyard Playground has officially reopened! According to Disney, the Boneyard Playground is currently open from 9:00 AM to park close. The Boneyard Playground has traditionally been one of the highlights for younger children in Disney’s Animal Kingdom. It […]
Walt Disney World To Begin Selling Annual Passes By October 1st
Posted on August 3, 2021
There is a lot of buzz around the announcement of Disneyland’s new Magic Key Program, but there was something hidden in plain sight on the Disney website that is equally exciting! Walt Disney World will begin selling Annual Passes once again in time for the 50th Anniversary celebration! At the end of the release for […]
Disney Requiring Masks Indoors Beginning July 30th
Posted on July 30, 2021
It has just been announced that Disney will be requiring masks indoors beginning July 30th. This recent update to the Disney mask policy comes after the Center for Disease Control has updated their guidelines, as well the recommendation from Orange County’s Mayor Jerry Demings. The Disney website states that all guests ages 2 and up, […]
Showtimes For Character Cavalcades Added To My Disney Experience App
Posted on July 24, 2021
Showtimes for Character Cavalcades have been added to the My Disney Experience App! Character Cavalcades were added to Disney World upon its reopening, taking the place of parades and traditional character meet and greets. Previously Disney kept the times for these cavalcades a secret to prevent gathering crowds, but now Disney has released the times […]
New Changes For Child Swap (Rider Switch) At Disney World
Posted on July 10, 2021
Child Swap is one of the best benefits that Disney offers to families in its theme parks, and it is definitely not going anywhere. However, there are some new changes in regards to Child Swap, also known as Rider Switch, at Disney World theme parks that will be taking affect soon that could affect how […]
Will “Disney Premier Access” Replace FastPass In Walt Disney World?
Posted on July 9, 2021
As of this morning Disney confirmed that Disneyland Paris would be switching to Disney Premier Access instead of bringing back FastPasses. This begs the question, will Disney Premier Access replace FastPass in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort? Signs are pointing to yes. What Is Disney Premier Access? Disney Premier Access is a paid service […]
Which Disney Dining Locations Are Reopening In July?
Posted on July 4, 2021
When the Disney parks reopened, not all dining locations opened along with it. This begs the question, which Disney dining locations are reopening in the month of July? Here is a comprehensive list of what dining locations are expected to open soon at both Disney parks, as well as the Disney resorts. Disney is returning […]
Disney Dining Plan’s Eventual Return to Walt Disney World Confirmed
Posted on July 1, 2021
Walt Disney World has confirmed the eventual return of the very popular Disney Dining Plan. Although they have not specified what exact date Dining Plans will become available once more, fans of can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Disney does intend to bring it back at one point. The Disney Dining Plan was […]
Disney Updates Policy Regarding Cast Members Taking Guest Photos: Video
Posted on June 27, 2021
More changes are happening at Walt Disney World everyday, and this is the latest. Disney has updated their policy regarding Cast Members taking guests’ photos! Since Walt Disney World reopened, guests have been able to utilize PhotoPass photographers to take their pictures at designated locations in the parks. However, other Cast Members were not allowed […]
Nighttime Spectaculars And Other Entertainment To Debut October 1st
Posted on June 24, 2021
More updates have been released for the Walt Disney World 50th anniversary celebration, including nighttime spectaculars and other entertainment that will debut on October 1. The 50th celebration will be an event felt in every park, bringing new and exciting things to three of the parks that guests simply have to see. This is what […]
Single Rider Lines Have Begun To Reopen At Walt Disney World
Posted on June 21, 2021
Single rider lines have begun to reopen at Walt Disney World on select rides! This change will lead to increased ride capacity, and most likely lower wait times. This news comes after the announcement that Disney has ended mandatory physical distancing, and had begun loading attractions in every row. Millennium Falcon – Smuggler’s Run Currently […]
Fireworks Returning To Disney Parks Starting July 1st
Posted on June 15, 2021
This upcoming month will start off with a bang, as fireworks will be returning to Disney Parks on July 1. This date will mark the beginning of the nightly shows again in Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disneyland, and Disney California Adventure theme parks. Guests will also have an absolutely huge show at each park for the […]
Disney World Ends Physical Distancing For Dining Outdoors
Posted on June 6, 2021
Physical distancing at all times, including while outdoors, was a measure set in place when Walt Disney World reopened in July 2020. However, now that Covid numbers are declining and vaccine rates are climbing, Disney has put an end to physical distancing for guests dining outdoors. Previously in Walt Disney World dining locations some tables […]
Everything We Know (So Far) About Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary
Posted on May 30, 2021
Walt Disney World debuted a commercial for the resort’s upcoming 50th anniversary this week. The new advertisement shows the physical form of Disney’s magic and pixie dust known as the “Beacon of Magic”. The stream of fairy dust illuminates each park icon and then soars around families as the “magic calls” them to Disney for […]
Attractions That Are Closed in Disney Parks Right Now
Posted on May 29, 2021
Refurbishments are a necessary part of keeping the attractions at the Disney Parks updated and running smoothly. However, it is always good to know what attractions are closed in each park before paying them a visit. Here is a complete list of which Disney attractions are closed due to Covid restrictions, closed to undergo refurbishment […]
Chapek Confirms, Disney Park Pass Reservation System Here To Stay
Posted on May 27, 2021
This week, Disney’s CEO Bob Chapek spoke at the J.P. Morgan Global Technology, Media, and Communications Conference. Chapek confirmed that Disney’s Park Pass reservation system and virtual queues will remain in full force at the Florida theme parks. Park Pass reservations were created as a way to limit park capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even […]
Disney World To No Longer Require Masks Outdoors Starting May 15th
Posted on May 14, 2021
It’s breaking news across the internet that Disney just announced they will no longer require face coverings for most outdoor areas in its Walt Disney World theme parks, Disney Springs, and other select areas of the Walt Disney World Resort starting tomorrow, May 15th, 2021. This news is the newest in a string of announcements […]
Disney CEO: Disney World Park Capacity Will Be Increasing
Posted on May 14, 2021
It has recently been announced that Walt Disney World park capacity will be increasing based on the newest safety information released from the CDC. Near the end of 2020, Disney raised the park capacity to 35%. This was the last announcement Disney made in regards to park capacity until this week.  Bob Chapek, Disney’s CEO, […]
Disney World To Reduce Physical Distance Requirements In Select Locations
Posted on May 12, 2021
For the first time since the parks’ reopening, Walt Disney World will reduce the 6 feet physical distancing requirements in select locations. Disney has recently updated their “Returning to a World of Magic” webpage that lists all of their rules and regulations regarding their health and safety guidelines.  Disney’s website now states: Disney will continue […]
AdventHealth Expanding Services To Walt Disney World Guests
Posted on May 10, 2021
Disney has announced that AdventHealth will be expanding their healthcare services to Walt Disney World guests. AdventHealth World of Wellness will be of service to guests of the Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts by providing ER and Urgent Care facilities. These facilities will be located at the Flamingo Crossings Town Center.  For those […]
Disney World To End Temperature Screenings This Month
Posted on May 8, 2021
Disney has announced that, in accordance with CDC guidelines, they will end temperature screening this month for both their employees and guests visiting the Walt Disney World parks.  This statement on the matter was released by Disney on Wednesday May 5. Temperature screenings have been just one part of Disney’s health and safety protocols that […]
It’s Tough to be a Bug! Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Posted on April 29, 2021
Enter the base of The Tree of Life and don some “bug eyes” to become one with the insects to learn how they navigate the world and survive.  It’s Tough to be a Bug! Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Discovery Island Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages […]
Disney World Bringing Back Cast Members For Rumored Capacity Increase
Posted on April 18, 2021
Disney has brought more Cast Members back to work. Although the parks are not operating at full capacity, and not all attractions or dining locations are currently open, a large number of Cast Members have returned sporting their special “Earning My Ears” badges.  These Cast Members were previously furloughed when the Florida theme parks were […]
Disney World Increases Park Hours For Summer
Posted on April 18, 2021
Disney World has increased park hours for summer time! Disney has updated their park hours on the calendar from now all the way up until June 2021. This summer hour expansion is exciting news for those planning their trips to the park this year and may indicate some exciting changes to come. The updated list […]
Baby Mandrill Born, Newest Addition At Animal Kingdom
Posted on April 17, 2021
A new addition has joined the safari as Disney announces that a baby mandrill was born at Animal Kingdom. The new mandrill is a girl and was born weighing a little over a pound on April 10. Disney released this statement in regards to the baby primate: Guests who are visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom will […]
Mears Transportation To Replace Magical Express In 2022
Posted on April 10, 2021
Mears Transportation has committed to replace the Magical Express in 2022. The new service, being called “Mears Connect”, will offer transportation and other amenities to future guests of the Florida theme parks.  Disney’s Magical Express provides guests with complimentary transportation from the Orlando airport to Disney Vacation Club resorts and theme parks. When it was […]
Disney Updates Mask Policy To Allow Maskless Photos
Posted on April 9, 2021
Disney has updated their mask policy to allow for photos! Those who have visited the parks this last year know that masks have been required at all times, unless sitting to eat or drink.  This recently updated mask policy will now allow guests to remove their masks for pictures, as long as they are remaining […]
Earth Day Celebrations Are Coming To Animal Kingdom
Posted on March 29, 2021
Earth Day celebrations are coming to Animal Kingdom for an entire week in April. Earth Day is on April 22 and Disney will be pulling out all the stops to celebrate. On April 18 festivities will begin and continue on until April 24. There will be something for everyone to enjoy from Earth Day themed […]
Park Hopper Plus Tickets Return: Water Parks & Golf Courses!
Posted on March 9, 2021
Blizzard Beach has reopened, and with the water park’s reopening comes the news that the Park Hopper Plus ticket has returned. Guests may have noticed that, although standard Park Hopper tickets returned back in January 2021, the Park Hopper Plus tickets were not previously available for purchase. Park Hopper Plus tickets are the same as […]
Disney World Theme Parks Reach Capacity For Next Week
Posted on March 8, 2021
If you are currently checking for Park Pass reservations, you may have noticed that the Disney World theme parks have reached capacity for next week. Most likely due to Spring Break and an increase in vacation travel, there are no park reservations for any of the four parks available from March 15 to March 18.  […]
Hours At Disney World Are Extended For The First Week Of March
Posted on February 22, 2021
Everyone could use some extra time inside the most magical place on Earth, and it has just been confirmed that hours at Disney World are extended for the first week of March. All four of Disney’s Florida theme parks; Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom, Epcot, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios; will be open for an extra hour […]
Disney World Gets Ready To Celebrate 50th Anniversary With “EARidescence”
Posted on February 20, 2021
Disney World has just announced their new theme for its upcoming 50th Anniversary celebration. Starting on October 1, 2021, the Disney World Resort will begin “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” with extra shimmer and sparkle throughout all four theme parks. To describe the new, special event decorations and experiences, Disney has coined the term “EARidescence.” […]
“Raya And The Last Dragon” Experiences Coming to Animal Kingdom
Posted on February 18, 2021
For those who are excited for Disney’s newest upcoming movie release, “Raya and the Last Dragon” experiences are also coming to Animal Kingdom. Disney is anticipating a large success with this upcoming feature film, and those who have seen the incredible trailer for “Raya and the Last Dragon” will see why.  In this newest film, […]
“Festival Of The Lion King” Returning to Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Posted on January 27, 2021
Disney has announced the thrilling news that Festival of the Lion King will be returning to Animal Kingdom. The show, held in the Harambe Theater, is expected to be returning in the summertime, although no official date has been released from Disney at this time. This show was a perfect choice for Disney to choose […]
Avatar Flight of Passage Overview + Video Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
As you enter the land of Pandora in Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park you become immediately immersed in the environment. Surrounded by giant flowers, rocks, and a beautiful landscape, you will feel like you are visiting Pandora and at any minute could encounter an ikran or banshee.  Based on the 2009 James Cameron film, Avatar Flight […]
DINOSAUR Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
DINOSAUR is a dark thrill ride attraction that takes you through the primeval times in search of an Iguanodon. You can expect many surprises on your trip through the prehistoric forest as you face many dinosaurs. Some of these dinos are friendly and some are not.  DINOSAUR Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom […]
Expedition Everest Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Explore the mystery and see the legendary Yeti yourself on this journey. Expedition Everest is a high-speed train roller coaster that takes you forwards and backward into new heights. If you’re looking for a thrill of a ride, this is the right adventure for you. Expedition Everest Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location […]
It’s Tough to be a Bug! Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Enter the base of The Tree of Life and don some “bug eyes” to become one with the insects to learn how they navigate the world and survive.  It’s Tough to be a Bug! Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Discovery Island Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages […]
Kali River Rapids Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Set deep in the Asian jungle are the Kali River Rapids. Experience bone-chilling water and jaw dropping drops. If you want a wet, water ride to help cool you off in the Florida heat then this is the ride for you! Kali River Rapids Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Located […]
Kilimanjaro Safaris Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Board a bus for the wildest adventure of a lifetime. On a trek around the Harambe Wildlife Reserve guests will see what life is like for animals on different terrain and ecosystems, all while learning all about the many species that live there. Kilimanjaro Safaris Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Na’vi River Journey Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Journey into the majestic World of Avatar on a boat. This ride will take you deep into the bioluminescent rainforest to see the unique plant and animal life that Pandora has to offer. Na’vi River Journey Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Pandora – The World Of Avatar Height Restrictions Any […]
TriceraTop Spin Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Attractions
Twirl and spin with fun little triceratops dinosaurs in the sky. This carnival-like ride gives guests a view from above of all of DinoLand. TriceraTop Spin Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Height Restrictions Any Height Age Interests All Ages Thrill Type Slow rides, Spinning Hours Regular park hours […]
Dino-Bite Snacks Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Treats so cold you’d think you found your way back in time to the Ice Age! Classic ice cream sundaes and cookie desserts will be the perfect addition to your time in DinoLand U.S.A. Dino-Bite Snacks Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:30 […]
Flame Tree Barbecue Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Flame Tree Barbecue is a fantastic dining option for people who want an assortment of smokehouse meats and chicken dinners. Flame Tree serves barbecue for lunch and dinner, it has a fantastic view located in Animal Kingdom and has delicious meals and sides. Flame Tree Barbecue Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Nomad Lounge Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Located next to Tiffin’s Restaurant is the awe inspiring Nomad Lounge. Full of wanderlust and representations from a variety of cultures, this restaurant will leave you feeling transported to new places. Nomad Lounge Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in Park: Discovery Island Dining Experience: Lounge / Themed Dining Hours: 11:00 AM – […]
Pongu Pongu Overview + Video Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
This Na’vi beverage location serves visitors drinks that have out of this world flavors. Pongu Pongu Details Walt Disney World Park Animal Kingdom Location in Park Pandora: World of Avatar Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order No Reservations No Allergy-Friendly […]
Restaurantosaurus Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy classic American dining in a prehistoric setting. Everyone from adults to kids will love this Dino themed restaurant. Restaurantosaurus Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park DinoLand U.S.A. Dining Experience Quick Service Hours 10:30 AM to 6:00 PM Price Range $14.99 and under Type of Cuisine American Mobile Order Yes […]
Satu’li Canteen Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Enjoy delicious and fresh food inside of Pandora – The World of Avatar. This dining location will transport guests to another world and bring the culture of the Na’vi to life. Tiffins Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in Park: Pandora – The World of Avatar Dining Experience: Fast Casual Hours: 10:00 […]
Tiffins Restaurant Overview | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Tiffin’s Restaurant is a fine dining experience that takes you around the world with their flavors. Inspired by a variety of different countries and their native dishes, Tiffin’s is the perfect option for a more upscale lunch or dinner inside of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Tiffins Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park: Animal Kingdom Location in […]
Yak & Yeti Restaurant Overview + Video Dining Review | Disney’s Animal Kingdom Dining
Inspired by the Nepalese style, this is a traveler’s haven. Filled not only with remarkable artifacts and decor, but delectable food as well.  Yak & Yeti Restaurant Details Walt Disney World Park Disney’s Animal Kingdom Location in Park Asia Dining Experience Unique/Themed Dining Hours 10:30 AM to 6:35 PM Price Range $15 to $34.99 Type […]