FastPass+: What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know

FastPass+ is a free perk to all Walt Disney World guests, making it easier to plan your day and guarantee you will experience your favorite attractions. Theoretically. Personally, I have a love/hate relationship with FastPass+. Ever the Uber-Planner, when FastPass (the original) was first introduced in 1999, I loved the idea guaranteeing a spot on my favorite ride and waltzing past the other guests like a VIP. But as FastPass has evolved, I’ve begun to resent it more and more. That’s not to say it doesn’t have its advantages. But, being strapped to a specific schedule, visit after visit, has Continue reading FastPass+: What You Didn’t Know You Didn’t Know

Disney Refurbishment Schedule: Know Before You Go

You’ve saved. You’ve dreamed. You call and make your vacation plans. Dining reservations are made. And now, 60 days out, it’s time to schedule your FastPasses. So, you log onto My Disney Experience and you see this: Yep. One of your favorite rides is closed for refurbishment. This just happened to us while planning our next trip. And I’m officially bummed. But that’s not going to ruin our trip. It is, however, a big reminder that many favorite attractions or ones we want to try might be shut down. Time to re-group. Disney is constantly maintaining, updating and making downright Continue reading Disney Refurbishment Schedule: Know Before You Go

A Step-By-Step Guide To Making FastPass+ Reservations

Step by Step Guide to Making Your Walt Disney World FastPass+ Reservations

You are at the 60-day mark (for on-site guests) or the 30-day mark (everyone else) and it’s time to¬† make your FastPass+ selections. But making ride/attraction reservations 60 days out sounds like overkill, right? Disney World is a popular vacation destination. Very popular. If you want to enjoy your vacation and spend less time waiting in 2-hour long queues, you need to take advantage of this FREE Disney perk. Let’s get started! 1. Log in at www.disney.go.com and click on the Parks & Tickets tab, then the Walt Disney World tab. If you haven’t already, make sure you’ve downloaded the Continue reading A Step-By-Step Guide To Making FastPass+ Reservations