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What Rides Are Closed at Disney World? 2024/2025 Refurbishment & Re-Opening Calendar

It's an inconvenient fact: every theme park has to occasionally close its rides, shows, and restaurants for maintenance. Smaller regional parks that are closed each winter can do these refurbishments without affecting Guests. But for year-round theme parks such as those at Walt Disney World, virtually every closure has to be happen while the [...]

By |2024-07-17T11:38:17-04:00April 29th, 2024|Disney Theme Parks|

Disney Cruise Cost Per Person

Disney Cruise costs per person can vary depending on the time of year, the length of the cruise, and the specific ship and itinerary. A Disney Cruise is typically a bit more expensive than a comparable cruise on another line, thanks in part to the premium experience offered. On average, the price per night [...]

By |2024-03-15T14:49:14-04:00March 15th, 2024|Disney Cruise Line|

How Much Are Disney World Tickets?

Walt Disney World has cemented its reputation as one of the most visited destinations in the United States, and for good reason. Their attractions appeal to all ages, and their safe, well-maintained theme parks can transport you to a different dimension.  If you’re planning a family getaway, you should consider booking a Disney Cruise [...]

By |2024-02-29T15:47:18-05:00February 27th, 2024|Budgeting for Disney|

New Analysis Reveals Most Instagrammable Disney Parks Snacks

New analysis by our Disney travel planning experts here at MagicGuides reveals the most picture-perfect food and drink found at Disney Parks worldwide, with the ever-popular Dole Whip taking the title of Most Instagrammable treat. Our July 2023 study analyzed Instagram hashtag counts of more than 50 different food and drink options exclusive to [...]

By |2023-10-10T11:40:39-04:00July 25th, 2023|Disney Restaurants|

New Study Reveals Most Popular Rides at Walt Disney World

New research reveals the most popular rides at Walt Disney World, with Splash Mountain taking the top spot. The June 2023 research, conducted by our Disney travel planning experts here at MagicGuides, examined every ride from all four theme parks at Walt Disney World Resort, Orlando – Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom, [...]

By |2024-02-29T15:47:06-05:00June 27th, 2023|Disney World Theme Parks|

When Will Disney Dining Plan Return?

UPDATE: May 8, 2023 The Disney Dining Plan returns in 2024! Starting on May 31, 2023, Guests will be able to book new reservation packages with the dining plan -- and add the dining plan to existing reservations -- for stays with a check-in date of January 9, 2024 or later. Imagine [...]

By |2023-05-31T11:13:38-04:00May 9th, 2023|Disney Restaurants|

Are Infants Free on Disney Cruises?

Disney Cruises are known for their amenities and family-friendly atmosphere, so they’re a popular vacation choice for families with young children. Parents planning to bring their little ones on a Disney Cruise should know the important details, including the prices of Disney cruises and the regulations set by the cruise line. Disney Cruises are [...]

By |2023-09-21T17:41:44-04:00April 12th, 2023|Disney Cruise Line|

Disney Cruise vs Royal Caribbean Cruise

If you're considering embarking on a memorable cruise vacation, you might find yourself torn between Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean. Both cruise lines offer an array of destinations, experiences, amenities, and fun for all ages. But how do you determine which one is the right fit for your next getaway? To assist you [...]

By |2023-09-28T12:10:33-04:00March 13th, 2023|Disney Cruise Line|

Do Disney Cruises Have Casinos?

Disney Cruise activities have been specially created to offer child- and family-friendly setups catering to indoor and outdoor fun. Whenever someone wants to book a Disney Cruise, they’re entitled to some standard features, including new ships made using the latest technologies ideal for travel and play. Do Disney cruises have casinos? From the beginning, the [...]

By |2023-09-27T14:57:47-04:00March 10th, 2023|Disney Cruise Line|
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