A day with a VIP Tour Guide

As long as I can remember, I have said, “One day, I will be able to spend the day with a VIP Tour Guide!”  As a matter of fact, almost a year ago, I put it on my Disney Bucket List (http://www.wdwfamilytips.com/disney-bucket-list/)  Well, that day came August 5, 2016.  As we were planning our trip, my wife and I were looking for a special gift for my daughter who just graduated from high school, and her two friends.  We had actually booked the “Ultimate Day of Thrills Tour” (https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/events-tours/vip-tour-services/) for the same day.  However, as we were planning our vacation, a “magical” email arrived from the Disney Vacation Club!  As we are DVC Members, they were running a special promotion of 25% off the Private […]

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Big Changes at the Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios

Well if you haven’t been to the Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios lately you are in for some big surprises. Construction is finished in the Magic Kingdom surrounding Main St. USA.  As you approach the castle you will notice a beautiful new viewing area for the parade and fireworks.  This area will be designated for fastpass for parades and fireworks, however it is a perfect place to sit down and unwind during the day.  It really does open up the area that became very congested at every time of day.  It will be interesting to see how they manage the fastpass area.  Out inDisneyLand they have a viewing area like this and their are different tiers of fastpasses based on if you had a dining […]

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