Vacation Packing Tips & Tricks

Plan Ahead
Use FastPass+ & Select them at 60 Days
Utilize Extra Magic Hours
Be Ready to Book Dining at 180 Days
Arrive to the Parks Early
Download My Disney Experience to your Phone

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  • For families with little girls, booking a princess meal at Disney World is high on the must-do list but with multiple princess meal options – which one is best suited for your family? Cinderella’s Royal Table is located in Cinderella’s Castle. Hosted by Cinderella, you......

  • As a long-time cruiser with Disney Cruise Line, I have always enjoyed the stop at Disney’s Castaway Cay.  On my recent, first trip on Royal Caribbean, this is where they had to reach the bar that Disney has set so high in the category of......

  • Sometimes, when you hear “We’re going to Disney World”, all you see are dollar signs. As with everything at Disney, great planning can help you to save money and stay right on budget! One of my favorite, not-so-little secrets, is to save some serious cash......

  • At 7 am Eastern Time exactly sixty days before you check in to your Disney resort, you will be able to select FastPasses for your upcoming trip! To do so, you will need to make sure you already have a My Disney Experience account set......

  • The cost of a Disney Cruise includes so many benefits that it truly makes it a great value for your money. One of the most important inclusions is the outstanding Disney service that my family has come to enjoy whether traveling with children or on......

  • Planning a Disney vacation is an exciting time. There is so much involved and you’ve made a wonderful choice in hiring a Me and The Mouse Travel Specialist to guide you in the planning process.  Even with all the research available online and through your......

  • Want to make your Harry Potter trip a little more magical? If you are a Harry Potter fan, you may already have your favorite Hogwart’s house. To add to the fun of your visit to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios, visit......

  • Want to relive the time you rode the Hulk? Do you want to forever keep the moment you posed with a dinosaur? My family and I still love looking at our photos from Universal and reliving our fabulous memories there.  I am so glad I......

  • With summer upon us, the heat and humidity in Florida can send even the most southern of families screaming for some cooling relief. We know you’ve been eagerly anticipating your Disney World vacation for months and we don’t want you to miss out on any......

  • As one of the four Disney World theme parks, Epcot is a driving force for the foodie element of your trip…with festivals and a multitude of dining locations, one will never go hungry while touring this park! While you can find amazing dining in all......

  • Choosing fastpasses for your Disney World Vacation can be so exciting, but it can also be confusing. First time park goers often don’t realize that they may not be able to choose all of the experiences they were hoping for. Often when a client emails......

  • Tiffins Restaurant is a Disney Signature restaurant located in the Animal Kingdom Theme Park. The menu contains items representing African, Indian, and South American and is open for lunch and dinner. The restaurant is inspired by the travels of the Imagineers explorations when they were......

  • There are many perks for guests staying at a Walt Disney World resorts, including Disney Dining plans that include a Rapid Refill Mug.   The Dining Plan makes a lot of sense and can easily save you money while dining at the parks, resorts and......

  • If you’re like me, you can’t wait to take your little one (toddler) to Disney and experience it for the first time through your child’s eyes. The castle, the characters, a Mickey bar, and yes…the rides!   Here are some helpful tips and tricks that......

  • As a mom of 4, I travel with food for when hunger strikes. While vacationing at Disney there is a myriad of wonderful dining options to please your palate. I often find I still like to have items on hand which include: fruit, bottled water,......

  • When planning your next vacation, your Me and The Mouse Travel specialist will assist you with many details.  We are committed to saving families time, money, and stress. We are dedicated to providing each family a memorable and magical vacation where no detail is overlooked. After all the......

  • In a previous blog – Benefits of the Hyatt Regency MCO – I’ve discussed the awesome accommodations at the Hyatt Regency located inside of Orlando International Airport. I hope to enlighten you now to the benefits of a Pre-Disney Cruise stay here as well! We......

  • We already know the Memory Maker is a great value for what you get!  For $169 (pre-purchase price and subject to change), you have access to the digital downloads of all the pictures taken in the Disney parks by the Disney PhotoPass Cast Members including......

  • As you prepare for a magical day at the parks, you might decide that you want to bring along a bag with you to have at the parks.  While Disney and Universal Studios allow guests to bring bags into the parks, here are a few helpful......

  • When planning your magical Walt Disney World vacation you begin to realize there are many perks that come along with the package. From the dining plan, extra magic hours, to early fast pass booking; there are many things to look forward to. However, there is......