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Packages, Ticket Types, and More

Now that you've decided on a Disney trip and decided when to go and where to stay, let's look at the rest of the details for planning a fantastic vacation! 


All-Star Movies Resort

If you are staying on-site you can book your hotel room and tickets as a package. Learn about how to do this and the benefits of booking this way. Read More


Walt Disney World website

From multi-day tickets, to park hopper, to adding water parks there are a number of different ticket types when visiting Disney World. Read more to learn about these tickets and which types will work best for your vacation. Read More

***note that date based tickets including those purchased in resort packages no longer require a theme park reservations.


Cinderella Castle in the Magic Kingdom

To Park Hop or not to Park Hop, that is the question.  We break down how we decide, trip to trip, whether or not to pay for park hopping. Read More



If you are staying on site, MagicBands have been a fun way to link your tickets, hotel key, and charing things to your resort.  But they are no longer included in your resort package, so is it work paying an extra charge for them?  And what is the difference between a traditional MagicBand and MagicBand +.  Read More 


Main Street U.S.A. in the Magic Kingdom

At different times during the year Walt Disney World offers special hard ticketed evening events with limited availability.  Let's learn about Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween Party, Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Jollywood Nights here.

and Disney Afters Events here.


Genie + MDE App

Genie+ is Disney’s paid service that allows guests to skip the standby queue and more quickly ride attractions via the Lightning Lanes - previously called the FastPass system. Let's look at frequently asked questions about Genie+, how to use it, and if it is right for your family. 

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Walt Disney World website

In recent years, when a new attraction first opens at Walt Disney World there is no standard standby queue available. To experience these attractions you have to either purchase an Individual Lightning Lane (ILL) or snag a spot in the virtual queue. Read More


Cinderella's Castle in the Magic Kingdom

We love Memory Maker and never bypass a PhotoPass stop.  Let's break down what Memory Maker is, when to purchase it, and if the cost is worth while for your family. Read More

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