Happy Valentine's Day! Ok so "romance" is not necessarily the first word that comes to mind when you think of Walt Disney World, but as one of the world's most popular honeymoon destinations, we promise you - there is romance aplenty! This week Jennifer and Sara will share how to add a little love to your Walt Disney World vacation. Plus tons of Disney news thanks to the D23 Expo in Japan!
Parking at Walt Disney World increased to $22 per day, up from $20 a day. Preferred parking is now $45, up from $40 per day. Oversized vehicle parking is now $27 per day, up from $22-$25. Standard self-parking continues to be complimentary for Disney resort hotel guests, Annual passholders, Premium passholders, and Disney Premiere Passport holders.
As predicted last week, Disney has raised heir park passes for both Walt Disney World and Disneyland, effective Sunday, February 11, 2018. New prices rates vary depending on the park and the season. For example at the Magic Kingdom, a one-day value ticket is $109 ($2 increase), a one-day regular ticket is now $119 ($4 increase), and and a one-day peak ticket is $129 ($5 increase). One-day park tickets for Epcot, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom also increased by $3-7. Florida resident passes also increased -- a Silver Pass is now $439 ($20 increase), a Gold pass is now $589 ($30 increase), and a Platinum Pass is now $729 ($50 increase).
This week Jennifer and Sara are "visiting" their favorite Value Resort at Walt Disney World - Pop Century? Why is their favorite? And what is up with Sara's obsession with their Food Court? Tune in as they break down this popular resort as well as announce listener celebrations, discuss the latest Disney news, and more!
Did you know February 9th is National Pizza Day? In celebration, you can get a free Sicilian square slice of 4 Cheese or pepperoni pizza when you purchase a cold beverage between 11 am and 2 pm on February 9 at the new Pizza Ponte at Disney Springs.
The Mobile Ordering feature available in the MyDisneyExperience app is now available for those guests who are on the Disney Dining Plan. Mobile Ordering is available at 23 locations (currently) around Walt Disney World, allowing you to select and pay for menu items in advance, which can shorten your wait time when you arrive.
The Atlanta Braves announced that they are extending their Spring Training at the Wide World of Sports until April 2019. Previously they were planning to make 2018 their last year, but it seems they need a little extra time to complete their new facility in the city of North Port, FL.
Celebrate the summer at Walt Disney World with new experiences at all four parks. First, the 11-acre "Toy Story Land" is opening at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Then the Incredible take over Tomorrowland each evening with a "SUPER" dance party on the Rocket Tower Stage. Over at Epcot, the Guardians of the Galaxy will join an alien band and feature hits from the Awesome Mixtapes 1 and 2. At Disney's Animal Kingdom, the "Explorers Meet UP! A Great Bird Adventure" show debuts PLUS Donald Duck takes over Dinoland, U.S.A. in a "Dino-Tastic" character celebration.
We have reached Sara's favorite resort at Walt Disney World - Disney's Beach Club! But of course, we can't talk about the Beach Club without also talking about the Yacht Club, so this is a bonus "two-fer" episode. Plus we will be announcing listener celebrations, talking about the demise of the Children's Activity Centers, and more!