Disney will start charging for overnight parking
In somewhat of a surprise move Disney has announced they will start charging for overnight parking at the Disney owned resort hotels. Guests who book their Disney vacation package before March 21st will not be charged.
How much is Disney charging for parking
Charges for parking will be based on resort category.
Disney Value resorts will be $13
Disney Moderate resorts will be $19
Deluxe and Deluxe villa resorts will be $24
Complimentary standard self-parking is available while enjoying select dining, shopping, entertainment, and recreation experiences at Disney Resort hotels.
Guests who booked with Disney Vacation club will also receive complimentary parking.
Recently some guests have been offered the opportunity to trade Mousekeeping for a gift card. This program is not something Disney is announcing on their website nor does it apply to every resort. The amount offered on the gift card has ranged from $15 per night to $20 per night.
Would you trade Mousekeeping for a gift card?
Mousekeeping is what a lot of Disney fans call the housekeeping department at Walt Disney Word resorts. It is not an official term but it is a cute one! Continue reading Would You Trade Mousekeeping For A Gift Card
Disney At Christmas
Disney at Christmas sounds like a great idea. And it can be. Walt Disney World goes all out to transform the theme parks and the resorts into a celebration of Christmas. There are Christmas trees, special shows and even a Christmas party. It might even snow on Main Street USA.
But before you decide to do Disney at Christmas here are five things you need to know. Continue reading Disney At Christmas: Five Reasons Not To Go
Port Orleans Riverside Review
When it comes to a place to lay your head after a hard day at the theme parks Walt Disney World has a lot of choices. Those choices range from value resorts (the cheapest) to deluxe villas (the most expensive.) In the middle you find the moderate resorts. One of those moderates is Port Orleans Riverside.
All Disney resort hotels are themed but some are themed better than others. Port Orleans Riverside is definitely one of the better themed resorts. Designed to resemble a riverside town during the early 1800’s, Port Orleans Riverside is so well done that it easy to forget you are only minutes away from the world’s busiest theme parks. Continue reading Walt Disney World Port Orleans Riverside Review
Top Ten Walt Disney World Bucket List
Unless you live under a bucket you probably know what a bucket list is. It is a list of things a person wants to do before they die. This is my Top Ten Walt Disney World Bucket List.
So what makes this different from a top ten Disney list? The primary difference is that I am not likely to do all of these things. In fact I would not say it is likely that I will do any of them. Some of them are too expensive. Others require too much luck. As you read through the list you will see both why I want to do it and what is standing in the way. Continue reading Top Ten Walt Disney World Bucket List
Staying At A Walt Disney World Resort
A Disney World Vacation is expensive. Staying At A Walt Disney World Resort makes it even more expensive. Do the advantages make up for the price difference though?
Did you know that whether you are staying two days or two weeks Disney has eliminated the need to ever leave Disney property? They have gas stations, groceries, movies, restaurants and even a place to lay your head after a long day of having magical moments.
No you cannot stay in the Castle, although there is a suite in it, but you can stay within the confines of Walt Disney World for your entire vacation! There are a few options ranging from hotels to camping. Continue reading Staying At A Walt Disney World Resort