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Learn the Disney Lingo


     When it comes to Disney, there’s a lot of new words and acronyms to learn.  Here’s a list of some Disney phrases and shorthand. Comment below with any additional terms you want to know about!

Key:           Parks          Resorts          Dining        Rides/Shows           General Info

Art of Animation

AA: Audio-Animatronics
ADR: Advanced Dining Reservations
AK (or DAK): Disney’s Animal Kingdom
AKL: Animal Kingdom Lodge
AKV: Animal Kingdom Villas
AoA: Art of Animation
AP: Annual Pass
AS: All-Star Sports
ASMo: All-Star Movies
ASMu: All-Star Music

BatB: Beauty and the Beast
BB: Blizzard Beach Water Park
BC: Beach Club 
BCV: Beach Club Villas
BLT: Bay Lake Tower (or a sandwich)
BoG: Be Our Guest
BTM (or BTMRR): Big Thunder Mountain Rail Road
BW: Disney’s Boardwalk
BWV: Boardwalk Villa

CB: Character Breakfast
CBR: Caribbean Beach Resort
CG: California Grill
CM: Cast Member
CMs: Chef Mickey’s
CoP: Carousel of Progress
CP: Candlelight Processional 
CP: Crystal Palace
CR: Contemporary Resort
CRT: Cinderella’s Royal Table
CS: Counter Service Restaurant
CSR: Coronado Springs Resort

Disney’s Magical Express (DME)

DAK (or AK): Disney’s Animal Kingdom
DCA: Disney’s California Adventure
DCL: Disney Cruise Line
DDP: Disney Dining Plans
DHS (or HS): Disney’s Hollywood Studios
DL: Disneyland
DLP: Disneyland Paris
DME: Disney’s Magical Express (WDW’s airport shuttle)
DTD: Downtown Disney (Disneyland)
DVC: Disney’s Vacation Club

EC (or EP): Epcot
EPCOT: Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow
ECV: Electronic Convenience Vehicle (motorized wheelchair)
EE: Expedition Everest
EMH: Extra Magic Hours

Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival

     F!: Fantasmic!
     F&G: Epcot’s Flower & Garden Festival
     F&W: Epcot’s International Food & Wine Festival
     FotLK: Festival of the Lion King
     FP (or FP+): Fastpass
     FtW (or FW): Fort Wilderness
     FW: Future World

     GF: Grand Floridian Resort
     GMR: Great Movie Ride

     HDDR: Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue

     HKDL: Hong Kong Disneyland
     HM: Haunted Mansion
     HM: Hidden Mickey
     HoB: House of Blues
     HoP: Hall of Presidents
     HS: Disney’s Hollywood Studios

IASW: it’s a small world
ITTBAB: It’s Tough to Be a Bug

JC: Jungle Cruise

KRR: Kali River Rapids
KS: Kilimanjaro Safaris

LBV: Lake Buena Vista
LTT: Liberty Tree Tavern
LWTMV: Living with the Magic Vacation

Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

M&G: Meet & Greet
MB: Magic BandsMCO: Orlando International Airport
ME (or DME): Magical Express
MGM: Disney’s MGM Studios (previous name of Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
MHP: Mickey’s Halloween Party (DL)
MK: Magic Kingdom (WDW)
MM: Memory Maker (unlimited photopass option)
MNSSHP: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (WDW)
MS: Mission: Space
MSEP: Main Street Electrical Parade
MVMCP: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (WDW)
MYW: Magic Your Way

NOS: New Orleans Square (DL)

OKW: Old Key West

Port Orleans – Riverside

PoC (or PotC): Pirates of the Caribbean
PC (or Pop): Pop Century
PH: Park Hopper
POFQ: Port Orleans – French Quarter
POR: Port Orleans – Riverside
Poly: Polynesian Village Resort

QS: Quick Service Restaurant

RCID: Reedy Creek Improvement District
RFC: Rainforest Cafe
RNR: Rock n’ Roller Coaster

SDL: Shanghai Disneyland
SDMT: Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
SM: Splash Mountain
SM: Space Mountain
SoG: Shades of Green (military only)
SSE: Spaceship Earth
SSR: Saratoga Springs Resort
ST: Star Tours

TD: Tokyo Disneyland
TDS: Tokyo Disney Sea
TL: Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
ToT: Tower of Terror
TS: Table Service Restaurant
TSMM: Toy Story Midway Mania
TT: Test Track
TTA: Tomorrowland Transit Authority
TTC: Ticket & Transportation Center (MK parking area)

World Showcase – Japanese Pavilion

     V&A: Victoria & Albert’s
     VotLT: Voyage of the Little Mermaid

     WDW: Walt Disney World
     WL: Wilderness Lodge
     WLV: Wilderness Lodge Villas
     WS: World Showcase (Epcot)
     WWoS: ESPN’s Wide World of Sports

     Y&B: Yacht & Beach Club
     YC: Yacht Club

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