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New Podcast: Disney's Art of Animation Resort Review

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   06/20/2018 (5 days ago)

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This week Jennifer and Sara are reviewing Disney's newest Value Resort - Art of Animation! We know these are a great option for families, but this resort is great for many guests. Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more! 

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2019 Disney World Packages Can Now Be Booked

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/20/2018 (5 days ago)

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As for June 19, guests can book 2019 packages for Walt DIsney World vacations. Learn more about the 2019 packages at Mouse Fan Travel.

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Bus Wait Times Now Available in My Disney Experience App

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/20/2018 (5 days ago)

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The My Disney Experience mobile app has a new feature: bus wait times! You can now see in real time the most current estimates for all buses going to the four theme parks, two water parks, and Disney Springs. To access this new feature, just click "See Bus Times" in the My Disney Experience app.

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Pixar Pier Opens on June 23 at Disney California Adventure

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/20/2018 (5 days ago)

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Pixar Pier, a retheming of Paradise Pier, opens on Saturday, June 23 at Disney California Adventure. The updated area includes two rethemed attractions: Incredicoaster (was California Screamin') and Pixard Pal-A-Round (was Mickey Sun Wheel). There's also a rethemed restaurant: Lamplight Lounge (was Ariel's Grotto and Cove Bar) as well as four new quick-service eateries: Jack-Jack's Cookie Num Nums, Poultry Palace, Angry Dogs, and Senor Buzz Churros.

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New Podcast: Disney's Old Key West Resort Review

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   06/13/2018

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This week Jennifer and Sara are visiting Disney's Old Key West Resort, a Deluxe Villa Resort. Since Sara has never been there, we'll see if Jennifer can convince her that it is worth a visit! Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more! 

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Minnie Van Service Now Available Throughout Walt Disney World

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/13/2018

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The popular Minnie Van service that cropped up last year is now available across the Walt Disney World resort. Initially the service was at a few deluxe resorts, then expanded from there. The Minnie Van is a private van service that you can request using the Lyft app on your mobile device. Rides are $25 per trip, and are available between 6:30 am an 12:30 am.

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2019 Epcot Food and WIne Festival Event Booking Begins June 14

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/13/2018

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This year's Epcot Food and Wine Festival will open up event booking on June 14, 2018 at 9 am ET. New events this year include Sunday Brunch with the Chef and several Food & Beverage Pairings on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Returning events include Cheese Seminars, Culinary Demonstrations, Beverage Seminars, Party for the Senses, and Mix It Make It Celebrate It! Booking for these above events opens to the general public on June 14, 2018, either online or by calling 407-939-3378. Disney Vacation Club Members may book online or by calling Member Services at 800-800-9800.

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New Play Disney Parks App Allows Guests to Play While Waiting in Line

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/13/2018

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A free app coming this summer, Play DIsney Parks, will allow guests to play with family and friends while waiting in line for some favorite attractions at both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. You'll be able to do activities that interact with select attraction queues and play games that bring favorite Disney stories to life. You can also earn and share digital collectibles when you get achievements, earned for experiences both in the app and across the Disney parks. There's also a Disney trivia feature!

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New Podcast: Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa Review

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   06/06/2018

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This week Jennifer and Sara are continuing their series on Walt Disney World Resorts with Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa! Why do we love this Deluxe Villa option? Plus Disney news, listener celebrations, and more! 

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New Bluegrass Band at Canada Pavilion

Posted by: PassPorter News   06/06/2018

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A new live music act, the Blueberry Grass Band, will begin performing at the Mill Stage in the Canada Pavilion at Epcot on June 13. The six-person band performs with string bass, guitar, violin, drums, and banjo, and has performed in 20 countries as well as on “Britain’s Got Talent” and “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”

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