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Up to 30% Off Disney World Resorts for Dates This Fall

Disney resort fall discount

Disney released a great new discount today for resorts this coming fall. The current fall discount room offer expires on 10/3, this new offer picks up right where that one leaves off starting on 10/4. A reminder that the free dining package is still available but unfortunately can’t be combined with this new discount.

 Offer is valid for stays from 10/4/14 – 11/25/14 and 11/29/14 – 12/23/14, rooms must be booked by 10/3/2014. Disney releases a set number of rooms at these discount rates & on certain dates. If you’re planning to take advantage of this offer I would recommend [click to continue…]

Disney Announces New Military Discount Park Tickets

Disney Military Discounts

Today Disney announced a new extended park ticket discount for active and retired military members. Unfortunately the price is going up slightly compared to the current military discount but these 4 day park hopper passes are still an amazing deal. Here is a look at the new prices which take effect August 24th and run through September 30th, 2015. [click to continue…]

Disney World Secrets From Each Park You Never Knew About

mickey_fireworksDisney World has many hidden secrets that most guests never know about or get to experience. That’s one of the things that makes Disney so unique – it spends time, money and effort on many of these little touches (like hidden mickeys – can you find one in the image above?) that make Disney World so unique.

I could list literally hundreds of secrets but I wanted to focus on a few of may favorites – one from each park.

Here are a few of my favorite secrets from each Disney park! [click to continue…]

How I’m Saving Over $1,500 On My Next Disney Trip

Disney World Marathon

My next trip to Disney World will be for the  Marathon weekend which is the weekend of January 9th, 2015. This year instead of running I’ll just be a spectator cheering on friends though the marathon bug may bite again – we’ll see.

With it now being the middle of the summer it’s time to start thinking about how I’m going to use miles and points to reduce the costs of my trip as much as possible. My next round of credit card applications is going to be completely for this trip so I’ll need to find cards that I can use to fly, stay and drive in Lake Buena Vista for as cheaply as possible. [click to continue…]

Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista Review

Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista

The Holiday Inn Resort Lake Buena Vista is located just across the street from the Downtown Disney entrance to Walt Disney World. The main gates are less than a mile away from the resort making it a great choice if you’re looking a close but offsite hotel to stay at.

I enjoyed my long weekend stay here during the Walt Disney World marathon weekend, it’s proximity to the property made getting to/from the race and events much easier. I didn’t actually pick this resort from the beginning of my planning(more on that later) but was happy that I ended up staying here.

Let’s take a look at a full review of the resort and all of the amenities it has to offer! [click to continue…]