Navigate Disney World During It’s Busiest Time Of Year

How to navigate the tremendous crowds that arrive at Walt Disney World every holiday season. Continue reading Navigate Disney World During It’s Busiest Time Of Year

When Is Walt Disney World’s Off Season?

I’ve been visiting Walt Disney World since the year it opened in 1971. I have sketchy memories of that first visit because I was just a child. So I can’t tell you how crowded it was. But I do remember a time, about 12 years ago, when you could visit Walt Disney World and find a time of year where you could avoid the crowds. Now, the Disney message boards and Facebook pages are hopping mad with posters complaining of horrific crowds in October. And September. And March. And…..well, you name the month. I’ve always said that Disney World is Continue reading When Is Walt Disney World’s Off Season?

How To Survive A Very Crowded Day At Walt Disney World

There are many articles out there about how to avoid the crowds at Walt Disney World but what if you have no choice? What if you have to visit during the busiest times of the year? As a former teacher, I have been “forced” to visit Walt Disney World during its most crowded – school vacations and holiday weekends. And then for a short, but glorious time, as a homeschooling mom, we were able to benefit from low crowds during some of our favorite times of the year to go: early May, during September and early November. And then one year, even though Continue reading How To Survive A Very Crowded Day At Walt Disney World

FastPass+ At Disney World: A Basic Overview

In January 2014, Walt Disney World did away with the paper FastPass system and adopted FastPass+. FastPass+ allows you to legally “cut” the line, considerably cutting your wait time for an attraction. Disney Resort Guests can make their selections up to 60 days in advance of their visit. Off-site guests can make selections up to 30 days before their visit. Both types of guests can keep track of their FastPass+ selections on their smart phone or tablet. FastPass+ allows you to by-pass the stand-by line, maximizing your time in the parks. Currently, you are limited to three FastPass+ selections in one Continue reading FastPass+ At Disney World: A Basic Overview

Does Disney World Really Have An Off Season Anymore?

I’ve been visiting Walt Disney World since the year it opened in 1971. I have sketchy memories of that first visit because I was just a child. But I do remember a time, about 12 years ago, when you could visit Walt Disney World and avoid the crowds. Now, the Disney message boards are hopping mad with posters complaining of horrific crowds in October. And September. And March. And…..well, you name the month. I’ve always said that Disney World is spot on with managing their work force to match park attendance. There have been times when I’ve visited in June Continue reading Does Disney World Really Have An Off Season Anymore?