Friday, May 27, 2016

Walt Disney World® Resort: More than meets the eye, or the stomach

Character Dining

Insider tips and tricks for your Disney vacation

Walt Disney World® Resort hotels are about as close as you’ll ever get to an all-inclusive paradise (at least within the United States). That’s because a Walt Disney World® getaway becomes its own self-contained adventure. So when you stay on property, be sure to take advantage of perks like Extra Magic Hours, first access toDisney FastPass+ planning, complimentary airport transportation and Disney Dining Plans.
For starters, when you reserve Disney’s Magical Express, you can begin your vacation the moment you step off the plane. Bypass baggage claim and avoid the inconvenience and cost of figuring out travel by staying at select Disney Resort hotels. When you do, you can get from the airport to your accommodations in comfort, and have your bags delivered directly to your room. Then you’ll enjoy a complimentary ride back to Orlando International Airport the day you check out of your Disney Resort hotel.
Next, there’s the Walt Disney World® Theme Parks. Each is so unique and exciting, it can be hard to choose just one. That’s where Magic Your Way® Tickets with thePark Hopper ® Option really come in handy. These tickets grant all day entry to every Walt Disney World® Theme Park, every day. They take the stress out of planning which Park you need to see on which day. Plus, when you stay at a Disney Resort hotel, you can take advantage of even more time in the Parks with Extra Magic Hours. This allows you to enjoy select attractions beyond the usual operating hours before they open, or after they close.
And, when you buy tickets in advance and book a stay at a Disney Resort hotel, you can make your FastPass+ selections up to 60 days prior to check-in for the entire length of your stay.
Then there’s the question of food. But don’t worry, Disney’s got you covered there too. With a variety of Disney Dining Plans to choose from, there’s something to satisfy even the pickiest eater. And they’re only available to Walt Disney World® Resort hotel guests. So even if you’ve already been to Walt Disney World®, the dining plan will take your entire experience to the next level. It’s much more than just your run-of-the-muck theme park food. The standard meal plan includes a quality quick-service meal, snack, and sit down meal. This saves you from worrying about how much everything costs when you should be having fun on vacation. And if you want to have dessert with every meal, it’s already included. Planning on fine dining? The meal plans include some of finest restaurants in Walt Disney World® like Narcoossee’s at the Grand Floridian Resort. So if you’re at the parks, Disney Springs™ or the on-site Disney hotels, there’s always a variety of choices to fit your appetite and your needs.
Finally, don’t forget about Disney Character Dining. The whole family will be completely star-stuck when they sit down to eat with their favorite Disney Characters. And the best part is everyone gets an autograph without waiting in line at the parks. Plus, Disney Character meals are conveniently available at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels, and feature a variety of Disney Characters including Disney Princesses, Mickey and friends, and other fan favorites.
With so much to do and see at Walt Disney World® Resorts, a few insider tips and tricks really help. And now that you’re familiar with more ways to get the most out of your Disney experience, you can add extra magic to your trip. After all, when it comes to vacations, Disney really knows what they’re doing. (And now, so do you.)

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