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Disney World Free Dining

Disney World Free Dining

Disney World Free Dining for 2015 has finally become a reality! This is the most popular special that Disney offers. As such it is important to get your reservation made early. When they say the number of rooms are limited they mean it! When enough rooms are filled at a resort they will close that offer for that resort.

Getting dining reservations during the Disney World Free Dining Offer is even harder than normal! And it is never easy! Just another reason to let me help you get started today!

So When Is Disney World Free Dining Available?

Free dining is available when you check in during the following dates:   Aug. 28 – Oct. 2, Oct. 25-31, Nov. 8-19, Dec. 15-21, 2015.

To qualify for the Disney World Free Dining you must stay at least six nights and seven days. Your package must include tickets. Your tickets must include either the Park Hopper or the Water Park and More Option.

Which Resorts Are Excluded?

The latest information is that only Offer excludes The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – The Little Mermaid Standard View Rooms, campsites, 3-bedroom villas, Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort, Disney’s Port Orleans French Quarter Resort and Disney’s Port Orleans Riverside Resort (for select dates).

Prices and availability are subject to change without notice.

Who Is Ready For A Disney Vacation?

Disney Vacation Anyone?

We all are all ready for a Disney vacation right? In fact, a permanent vacation to the wonderful world of Walt Disney would be even better. Who is in?

Well Grumpy has some good news and some bad news. First the bad, a permanent vacation is probably not going to happen but keep wishing on those stars you never know! I would not recommend kissing any frogs though.

And now the good news! Grumpy can now help you take the hassle out your vacation planning. That’s right Grumpy can do the work for you as your own personal travel specialist. I have joined the Magical Vacations By Me team!

From finding the right room for you at the best price, to getting up early in the morning to get those hard to get ADRs (Advanced Dining Reservations) and customizing your Magic Bands. Grumpy can help you do it all!

But why not book directly with Disney you say? Well you could do that and once you have booked your trip you are on your own. But what if a better price comes along later is Disney going to call you and let you know? Doubtful. But Grumpy will be on the case and get you the best rate possible!


Save Money at Disney-Water Park Fun

Save Money at Disney-Water Park Fun and More Option

Some people do not realize everything Walt Disney World has to offer. There is a lot more to Walt Disney World than the four theme parks. There are water parks, golf (both the real and the mini variety) and Disney Quest. Disney will be glad to upgrade your ticket to take take advantage of these options. But if your goal is to save money at Disney don’t do it just yet!

Continue reading Save Money at Disney-Water Park Fun

Saving Money At Disney-Park Hopping

Do You Really NEED Park Hopper

Some people love to park hop. Park hopping is starting the day in one park and then moving to another before the day is over. Some people even try to hit all four parks in one day! Of course you have to pay for the privilege to park hop. In this article Grumpy examines whether it is worth it or not. Skipping the Park Hopper option might even let you squeeze another day into your vacation!

Continue reading Saving Money At Disney-Park Hopping

Saving Money At Disney-Buying The Right Ticket

Saving Money At Disney By Buying The Right Ticket For You

So you want to go to Walt Disney World? Good plan. You go to Disney’s website, select your travel dates and find a room. Now Disney offers you some tickets. You take their offer and move on to the next step of the process. But are you saving money at Disney or wasting it by letting Disney guide you through the process. Continue reading Saving Money At Disney-Buying The Right Ticket

Saving Money At Disney With Discount Tickets

Saving Money At Disney With Discount Tickets

Saving money at Disney is not easy but it can be done.  There are three main expenses to the trip. Food, tickets and hotels. This post focuses on tickets.

(For Grumpy’s ideas on saving money on food check out this post.)

The bad news is there is not much else you can about ticket prices. Disney sets them and you pay them. If you are looking for a site that sells half-price tickets (and isn’t a scam) this is not it. Grumpy is looking for that site too.  Continue reading Saving Money At Disney With Discount Tickets

Walt Disney World Money Saving Tips For Dining

Walt Disney World Money Saving Tips For Dining

Unless you win a free Disney vacation trip it is going to be expensive. There is no other way Grumpy can put it to you. This is Grumpy’s first article in a series written to help you save a few dollars on your vacation.

You have probably spent a thousand dollars or more already for your families Walt Disney World vacation. Rooms, tickets and travel expenses add up quickly. Continue reading Walt Disney World Money Saving Tips For Dining