Vacation Packing Tips & Tricks

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Use FastPass+ & Select them at 60 Days
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Be Ready to Book Dining at 180 Days
Arrive to the Parks Early
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  • One of the many perks of staying at a Walt Disney World resort is being able to add Disney’s Dining Plan onto your package.  While there are a couple of different dining package options, the Disney Dining Plan is the most popular!  This dining plan......

  • Over the years, there have been plenty of times I’ve been the one sitting out of the rides – whether I was pregnant or tending to an infant…or, quite frankly, just not interested in going on the Tower of Terror for the umpteenth time!  This......

  • Packing for a vacation is an important part of the planning process, but rarely do people think about what they should NOT bring onboard a Disney cruise.  This is a broad overview of some of the items you should leave at home in order to......

  • Thinking about a Disney vacation, but you are going as a single parent? Don’t worry! There are several tips and tricks that will make your Disney World vacation as a single parent a breeze! Schedule table service dining Anytime I take my children to Disney......

  • There is a lot to see and do on any Disney vacation. Between the rides, the shows, the meals, how can you do it all? While there’s not enough time to get everything done on any single trip, there are tips to make the most......

  • Booking a cruise is so exciting, but can also feel overwhelming if you aren’t sure what steps to take next.  To plan your next Royal Caribbean Cruise and arrive feeling calm and collected, follow these four important steps: 1. Make sure you have all of......

  • WE DID IT!!!  We accomplished a long term “goal” of successfully traveling as a family on the Disney Cruise Line.  There have been many factors over the 20 + years since my husband and I went on our first Disney cruise that has stood in......

  • Time to set that alarm! Yes, I know, you’re on vacation but trust me, you do not want to miss a minute of Universal Orlando Resorts early park admission.  This awesome perk is for Universal resort guests and other select groups to access either Universal......

  • The Food and Wine Festival is one of THE TOP festivals in Walt Disney World!  Starting the end of August and going through late November, Epcot features food and beverages from existing and new booths from countries all over the world. For many years my......

  • 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......