Disney News and Information
FREE DINING OFFER! Special Magic Your Way packages with a FREE Disney Dining Plan are available for guests arriving on select travel dates from August 23 - December 21, 2016 for the General Public and August 14 - December 21, 2016 for Disney Visa Cardholders. Guests who book a vacation package at one of Disney’s Value Resorts will receive Disney’s Quick Service Dining Plan. Guests who book a vacation package at Disney’s Moderate, Deluxe and Deluxe Villas resorts will receive Disney’s Basic Dining Plan. A New Room Offer with savings up to 30% is also available for stays most nights August 1 – November 5, 2016. Must book by July 8 2016.
In the fall of 2017, Disney Cruise Line will return to New York with sailings to the Bahamas and the Canadian coast – including a seven-night Canadian Coast cruise. Plus there will be Bahamian cruises sailing from New York, NY. The Wonder will use San Diego as a homeport with cruises to Baja and the Mexican Riviera, and Galveston will again be a homeport with sailings to the Caribbean and Bahamas. For a complete list of itineraries for all four Disney Cruise Line ships, visit our DCL itinerary page. Bookings open for Platinum and Gold Castaway Club members on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 and to all other Guests on Thursday, May 26, 2016.
As a part of some exciting changes coming to Animal Kingdom, a new restaurant will be opening on May 27. Tiffins celebrates the art of traveling and features foods from places around the globe that inspired the creation of Disney’s Animal Kingdom. With beautiful waterfront views, this 252-seat restaurant is the signature restaurant at Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Open for both lunch and dinner, “Tiffin” is an Indian English word for a midday meal or a type of container used to carry food while traveling. Tiffins also offers handcrafted cocktails with African, Asian and South American flavors, imported beers and a South American and South African wine list. Advance Dining Reservations are currently open and are recommended.
A new guidemap is now available for Disney Springs. New retail stores on the map includes Star Wars Galactic Outpost, The Ganachery, The Art of Shaving, Sanuk, Sound Lion, APEX, Chapel Hats, Havaianas and Erwin Pearl. See The Mouse For Less' Disney Springs Guide for details on what to see and do at Disney Springs' West Side, The Landing and Marketplace. See the latest developments including renovations, new stores and restaurants. You can find the New Disney Springs Guidemap, guidemaps for each of the Disney theme parks, water parks, and Disney Resort Hotels on our Walt Disney World Maps - Parks and Resorts page.
Walt Disney World's Halloween and Christmas Party Tickets
Tickets for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party for 2016 are now available. Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is held in Magic Kingdom Park on select nights 9/2 - 10/31/16 and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party is held in Magic Kingdom Park on select nights 11/7 - 12/22/16. For details, check out our Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party page and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party page.
This early morning dining package gives guests early access to a trio of Fantasyland rides: The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh, Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Peter Pan’s Flight. In addition to the early-morning fun, guests will get their fill of a continental breakfast at Pinocchio Village Haus. This dining package is available with the purchase of a separate ticket and will take place on select Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:45 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Guests who have purchased both regular theme park admission and a special ticket will receive an event sticker for identification upon check-in at the Magic Kingdom main entrance.
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 new 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!
Exclusive Offer! Disney Cruise Line has just released its 2017 Summer itineraries, including first-time visits to new destinations in Alaska and Europe! Book your Disney Cruise 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. Must book by May 31, 2016.
Featured Offer! Save up to 20% on Premium rooms at select Disneyland hotels with this new spring offer. Lesser discounts are available at other Disney hotels and on other room types. Discounts valid select Sunday through Thursday nights from April 3 through June 16, 2016. Must book by May 24, 2016.
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 17, 2016.