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Understanding the Disney Dining Plans

The Disney Dining Plan (DDP) is a way for families staying at an on-site official Walt Disney World hotel to prepay for food on their Disney vacation. Each plan includes a combination of snacks, quick-service meals, and/or table service meals. Disney loosely defines a snack as 1 frozen ice cream novelty, popcorn scoop (single-serving box), single piece of… Continue reading Understanding the Disney Dining Plans

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Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) Explained

What is an Advanced Dining Reservation?Walt Disney World's Advanced Dining Reservations, or ADRs, are similar to reservations at your favorite local restaurant. You make your reservation for a certain restaurant at a given time. On that day, you arrive at the restaurant the recommended 15 minutes before your reservation time and get seated as soon… Continue reading Advanced Dining Reservations (ADRs) Explained

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Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 5 – Hollywood Studios

A Brief Hollywood AdventureThe final day of Girls' Getaway Weekend was pretty laid back. Since everyone was leaving at different times, there were no official events. One of my roommates access I had planned to go to Hollywood Studios for the morning since our flight wasn't until late afternoon. Our other roommate had a late… Continue reading Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 5 – Hollywood Studios

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Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 4 – Magic Kingdom

Magic KingdomWe awoke on our last full day at the parks super excited to be visiting the Magic Kingdom! No Walt Disney World visit is complete without seeing Cinderella Castle, at least for me! We arrived just before rope drop and waited to go through security. I got separated from my group, but we quickly… Continue reading Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 4 – Magic Kingdom

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Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 3 – Animal Kingdom

A Wild Safari BreakfastThe second unique event for Girls' Getaway Weekend involved getting to ride the first Kilimanjaro Safari of the day, followed by a private breakfast in Africa.  When I was a Cast Member, my primary role was selling tickets at the front of Animal Kingdom. Getting to walk through the park as the… Continue reading Girls’ Getaway Weekend: Day 3 – Animal Kingdom