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Walt Disney World Parks Reach Capacity Crowds and other New Years News

We ran over to Walt Disney World on New Year’s Eve for the afternoon- just for lunch at Kona Cafe (YUM) and a quick trip into the Magic Kingdom. We had reservations for lunch at 12:45 then were going to ride a few Magic Kingdom rides. We had lunch no problem, but we could not […]

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Holiday Round-Up in Orlando

By Erica Colmenares and Michelle Leifur This Thursday is Thanksgiving. For many, this marks the “official” beginning of the holiday season (although this year some decorations and gift ideas were displayed in stores before Halloween). The Orlando area truly is a festive place to spend part of the season. There are things going on not […]

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Experience the Happiest Homecoming

Pam Forrester, one of the owners of The Magic for Less Travel, had the opportunity to travel to Disneyland and shares her experience below. Some of the agents and I recently returned from the second annual Earmarked Conference in Disneyland. This is a conference held exclusively for “Earmarked” agencies-travel agencies that have achieved “Authorized Disney […]

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Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party: Tickets, Timing and Dining

By Michael J. Hewell (fondly known as TourGuideMiKE) Planning on going to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this year? Or next? If so, MAXimize your experience before you even hit Magic Kingdom by reading our insider article from TourGuideMiKE, with ticket, timing and dining details for MNSSHP. I so-o-o look forward to these fun filled parties […]

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Quest for a Day

By D. Judson Hindes I don’t remember the year, whether it was the middle or late 90’s, but I do remember hearing the news: Disney would build a new type of theme park, a “virtual” theme park, contained in an independent single building, and place them in cities throughout the country, starting with one at […]

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Christmas in Disney

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” And it is if you are at a Disney park. For years I had wanted to go to Disney World to see the park all decked out for the holidays. This past year I finally said, “We are going to do it and we are going to […]