Disney’s All Star Movies Resort to Undergo Major Refurbishment

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Disney’s All Star Movies Resort will begin an extensive room refurbishment program beginning February 2018. The new rooms look strikingly similar to the refurbished rooms at Pop Century, and feature two queen beds, with one being a Murphy bed doubling as a table while in the upright position. Each room will have large flat screen wall mounted TVs, and USB … Read More

Episode 254 – Listener Interaction 01/26/18

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This week’s Listener Interaction show was recorded live on Facebook LIVE while taking comments and questions from our viewers watching from home. We also answer questions submitted by our listeners via social media. This week we’ll discuss and explain DVC point rental, give some suggestions on things to do for extended stays in Walt Disney World, give our thoughts on … Read More

Episode 252 – Club Level Fastpass+

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Disney’s announcement of additional Fastpasses available for purchases for guests staying Club Level at WDW resort hotels has sparked a lot of polarizing discussion. On one side, many people think this is a blatant money grab by Disney to show favor and provide additional Fastpasses for guests who art fortunate enough to be able to spend massive amounts of money. … Read More

Episode 249 – DVC By Resale

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Shontell Crawford from DVC By Resale joins us to talk a little bit about what the Disney Vacation Club is, what DVC By Resale is, how the market for DVC is shifting, and why now might be the perfect time so buy or sell DVC on the resale market. Whether you’ve ever considered buying into the Disney Vacation Club or … Read More

Episode 248 – Listener Interaction 01/12/18

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This week, for our Listener Interaction episode, we invite one of our good friends, frequent fill-in co-hosts, and loyal listeners Sara Evans to join us. Recently, Sara posted a question on the All About the Mouse Disney Podcast Facebook group looking for ideas for places to go to or bars to check out while she and her husband are down … Read More

Walt Disney World Closing Children’s Activities Centers

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Due to decreased usage, Walt Disney World will be closing the three Children’s Activity Centers located at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort and Disney’s Yacht & Beach Club. Disney will accommodate every existing reservation, but July 31 will be the last day of operation for these centers. Disney will refer parents to the third-party Kid’s Nite Out … Read More

No more “Do Not Disturb” in WDW

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Walt Disney World resorts are beginning to do away with one traditional hotel feature — and the possible reason why is haunting. Four of the Florida theme park’s main hotels, The Polynesian, The Grand Floridian, The Contemporary and The Bay Lake Resorts, will now have “room occupied” signs in place of the usual “do not disturb” signs. Guests can use … Read More

My Walt Disney World Bucket List

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Living in Florida and a mere 2 1/2 hours away from Walt Disney World has afforded me the ability to make numerous trips to the Disney theme parks multiple times a year. Naturally, I have experienced much of what the Walt Disney World resort has to offer, but believe it or not, there is still plenty to do there that … Read More

Disney tests out pet-friendly resort hotels

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We have exciting news for Disney Parks fans who are also dog lovers. Beginning this Sunday, Oct. 15, for the first time ever, the Walt Disney World Resort will welcome guests – and their dogs – to four of its resort properties! As part of this new dog-friendly pilot program, four Walt Disney World resort hotels have been designated dog … Read More

Star Wars themed resort coming to Walt Disney World

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Disney has today confirmed its plans to build a new Star Wars-Isnpired themed resort at Walt Disney World. Part of a new Disney 360 vacation concept, this revolutionary new vacation experience will be a living adventure that allows guests to immerse themselves in an entirely new form of Disney storytelling. “It’s unlike anything that exists today.” Bob said. “From the … Read More

Major Additions And Refurbishments Coming to Disney’s Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach Resorts

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Some exciting additions and refurbishments are coming to Disney’s Coronado Springs and Caribbean Beach resorts in Walt Disney World. The following was posted on the Disney Parks Blog this week: “Today, we are thrilled to share with you that changes are on the horizon at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort over the next two years and let me tell you, there … Read More