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New Podcast: Romance at Walt Disney World

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   02/14/2018 (4 days ago)

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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! 

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Minnie Vans Increase to $25 Per Ride

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/13/2018 (5 days ago)

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The recently-introduced Minnie Van service, which offers on-demand personal transportation point-to-point within the Walt Disney World Resort, raised its prices fro $20 to $25 per ride.

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Parking Fees Increased at Walt Disney World

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/13/2018 (5 days ago)

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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.

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Disney Park Pass Price Increase

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/13/2018 (5 days ago)

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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).

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New Podcast: Disney's Pop Century Resort

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   02/07/2018

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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! 

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Free Pizza at Pizza Ponte on February 9

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/06/2018

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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.

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Mobile Ordering Now Accepts Disney Dining Plan

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/06/2018

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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.

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Atlanta Braves Extend Spring Training to April 2019

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/06/2018

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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.

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Incredible Summer Announced at Walt Disney World

Posted by: PassPorter News   02/06/2018

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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.

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New Podcast: Disney's Yacht & Beach Club Resorts

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   02/01/2018

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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! 

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