Disney News and Information
FREE DINING OFFER Receive a free dining plan when you purchase a non-discounted 5-night/6-day package that includes room, a ticket with Park Hopper (or Park Hopper Plus) and a dining plan. Free plan is Quick Service for value and moderate resorts and Disney dining plan at deluxe and villa resorts. Travel Aug. 21-Sept. 30, Nov. 14-20, Nov. 25-27, Dec. 8-23, 2017 when they book April 24-July 7, 2017. Book by July 7, 2017.
The dates for two of two anticipated Magic Kingdom parties are now available. Dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween party and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party are now available for 2017. The Halloween Party will be held on select nights from August 25-November 1. The Christmas party will be held on select nights November 8-December 22, 2017. Prices and sales dates are not yet available, but have been early May in previous years.
Costs for the Disney Dining Plans have changed slightly for 2017. New pricing is now effective. In addition, earlier this year the plus and quick service plans changed to no longer include dessert for quick service meals but added an additional snack for each day. Pricing and specific information for the three plans can be found at: Disney Dining Plan, Disney Quick Service Dining Plan, or Disney Deluxe Dining Plan.
Get ready to set sail in summer 2018! Disney Cruise Line has released their summer 2018 itineraries. Choose from amazing destinations in the Bahamas, Caribbean, Alaska, Europe and beyond. All itineraries are available to book now, but make sure to make your reservations early to ensure the sailing and stateroom you want. Explore the itineraries and sail dates for all four Disney Cruise Line ships on our DisneyCruise Line Itineraries page.
Disney Ticket prices have increased effective February 12, 2017. In addition, Walt Disney World ticket options are now Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus, which replaces the Water Park Fun & More option. In addition, Walt Disney World now offers a $20 discount for tickets 3-days or more when purchased in advance. For more information on Walt Disney World ticket options, visit our Magic Your Way ticket options page. Disneyland parks in California also adjusted their pricing. For more information on Disneyland tickets, visit our Disneyland & Southern California tickets page.
Experience the magic of the Magic Kingdom in a whole new way. This special, hard-ticketed event gives guests access to the park for three hours after closing. Experience lower crowds for lines, meet characters and enjoy complimentary ice cream novelties and bottled beverages while you tour the park. Disney After Hours is only available on select nights in April and May. This does not replace Extra Magic Hours. For specific dates and more information, visit our Disney After Hours page.
Travel can be a costly proposition. In order to protect your vacation dollars, it’s worth considering travel insurance. But what does it cover, where do you get it, and is it going to be too expensive? There are many things to consider before you make your travel insurance purchase. For answers to your questions, visit our Travel Insurance page.
Movies Under the Stars are offered most nights at Walt Disney World resorts. End the day with a favorite Disney movie viewed under the stars. In addition, there are many activities offered daily at each resort. Look for pool activities, crafts, or special events. Offerings vary by resort and are changed monthly. For a look at what is offered this month, visit our Movies Under the Stars page.
The Mouse for Less is happy to invite you to join our Facebook group--The Mouse For Less Disney Travel Discounts Savings and Planning. We are here to share our passion for all things Disney, and by extension share ways to enjoy our passion while saving money on Disney vacations or anything Disney connected. We are excited to get this new community up and running, please join us and invite any Disney loving friends to join us as well!
Featured Offer! Stay at one of the three world-class deluxe hotels at Universal Orlando® and get extraordinary savings! On-site hotel guests receive special benefits including complimentary resort wide transportation via water taxi or shuttle bus, early park admission in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, priority seating at select Universal Orlando restaurants, package delivery to your hotel room, use of hotel room key card to charge purchases. Must book by December 14, 2017.
Save on Rooms at Disneyland This Spring! Book a Room this spring and save. Save up to 20% on premium rooms at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa or the Disneyland Hotel for travel from April 23-June 15, 2017. Valid select Sunday – Thursday nights. Book now through May 25, 2017.
Summer 2018 Sailings! The summer 2018 sailing dates and itineraries are available. Itineraries include the Bahamas; Eastern, Western and Southern Caribbean; Baja Peninsula and the Panama Canal. Book early for the best pricing and availability. Plus, guests who book with The Magic for Less Travel and receive expert assistance and up to 5% of your cruise price in shipboard credit. This is not a rebate or check you will receive after you cruise; this is a shipboard credit you can use on your cruise! Use your credits for shopping, shore excursions, spa treatments and more.