Fastpass+ Tips: Animal Kingdom

In the latest instalment of our Fastpass+ tips series, we’ll be taking a look at the best Fastpass+ to get at Disney’s Animal Kingdom theme park. If you have missed previous posts in this series, click here to read about Fastpass+ tips for Magic Kingdom and EPCOT. At Animal Kingdom, the Fastpass attractions are tiered: you can pick ONE from the first tier and TWO … Continue reading Fastpass+ Tips: Animal Kingdom

FASTPASS+ Tips: EPCOT

Today, we’re going to bring back our FASTPASS+ tips series with some advice on which are the best fastpasses for EPCOT in Walt Disney World. If you’re not sure what FASTPASS+ is or how it works, you can find out in the first instalment of this series by clicking here. The FASTPASS+ system for EPCOT differs slightly from Magic Kingdom, with rides being separated into … Continue reading FASTPASS+ Tips: EPCOT

Review: Port Orleans French Quarter

We have been to Walt Disney World 7 times as a family, and 4 of those times we have stayed at the Port Orleans French Quarter Resort. We could not recommend this resort enough for its compact layout, great theming and great location to get to the parks and other on property activities. Port Orleans is a moderate resort made up of two areas: Riverside … Continue reading Review: Port Orleans French Quarter

WDW Planning – Step 10: Enjoy Your Trip!

Okay, so this is a pathetic excuse for a blog post, but 10 was a nice round number, so I decided to go ahead with it anyway. If you’ve followed this guide from the start: congratulations! You’re all set for a wonderful, magical trip to Walt Disney World – the happiest place on earth! You have some fabulous restaurants and rides lined up that are … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 10: Enjoy Your Trip!

Stars Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening Day – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Earlier today, Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge opened at Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World in Florida. I was lucky enough to be there so without further ado, here’s my report. We decided to set the alarm at 2am and were delighted when the lady on the Port Orleans reception told us that the Disney buses had been running since 8 o’clock the previous evening. However, after … Continue reading Stars Wars Galaxy’s Edge Opening Day – Disney’s Hollywood Studios

WDW Planning – Step 9: Adapt Your Plans

Just a short post for this step. Depending on how well your FASTPASS+ reservation day went, you might be able to skip this step all together (you have been very lucky if that’s the case) or you might need to create an almost entirely new plan. For this step, have a list of everything concrete (i.e. all your dining and FASTPASS+ reservations) in front of … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 9: Adapt Your Plans

WDW Planning – Step 8: Book FASTPASS+

So, now you have your plan, with all the dining reservations you have made, and all the FASTPASS+ reservations you want to make. All that’s left to do is actually book them. But that’s easier said than done. Firstly, you need to remember that the date which you can book FASTPASS+ depends on where you have chosen to stay. If you are staying on site … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 8: Book FASTPASS+

WDW Planning – Step 7: Create a Detailed Plan

This is one of the key steps in planning your Walt Disney World holiday. Once you have made your advanced dining reservations (see step 6), you can create a detailed, ride-to-ride plan. I know this may seem a bit excessive but, as I have mentioned more than once in this guide, taking a trip to Disney takes a lot of planning. And this is because … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 7: Create a Detailed Plan

WDW Planning – Step 6: Deciding which Table Service Restaurants you want to visit

Now you have decided which parks you want to visit on which day, you can start to make some of your plans a little more concrete, by booking some table service restaurants. First things first, you might be wondering what exactly classifies as a table service restaurant? In Disney terms, this is either a restaurant where a waiter comes to your table to take your … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 6: Deciding which Table Service Restaurants you want to visit

WDW Planning – Step 5: Create a Basic Plan

If you’re hoping to just go with the flow when you visit Walt Disney World, then you’ll find yourself missing out on many perks through lack of planning. Nowadays, the Disney system makes it so that you have to have virtually an hour-to-hour plan of what you’re going to do every single day of your trip. If you want to eat at the table service … Continue reading WDW Planning – Step 5: Create a Basic Plan