Plan a Disney Vacation to Remember With PassPorter Planners

Get Help Planning

Our Disney Trip Planner allows you to plan the perfect vacation with Disney trip planning tools and information.

Plan Your Trip

Be In The Know

From our print guidebooks and e-books to our LIVE! Editions, you get expert advice, tips, and original photos.

View Books

Network with Fans

From active forums to our popular podcasts, you can get real-world advice from Disney travelers and fans!

Read Listen

Save Time and Get Answers

Stop hunting for what you need and find it all here on PassPorter!

Learn More

Scroll down for the Latest Disney and Travel News, Articles, Podcasts, Photos, and More Right Here at PassPorter.com:


'Frozen - Live at the Hyperion' Now Open

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/31/2016 (3 hours ago)

Photo illustrating California Adventure - Hyperion Theater
Image of California Adventure - Hyperion Theater contributed by chezp from the PassPorter Photo Archive

The new show, "Frozen - Live at the Hyperion", is now available three times daily at Disney California Adventure. This show replaces the popular, "Aladdin" show.

This news updates page 999 of
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

Third Track at Toy Story Midway Mania Now Open

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/31/2016 (3 hours ago)

Photo illustrating Hollywood_Studios_-_Pixar_Place_-_Toy_Story_Midway_Mania_3
Image of Hollywood_Studios_-_Pixar_Place_-_Toy_Story_Midway_Mania_3 contributed by Carlos Medina from the PassPorter Photo Archive

Toy Story Midway Mania at Disney's Hollywood Studios now has a third ride track. This should lower the wait time for guests, especially during the busy summer season.

This news updates page 181 of
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

Hollywood Studios Add Three New Food Kiosks

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/31/2016 (3 hours ago)

Photo illustrating Disneys Hollywood Studios - Sci-Fi Dine In
Image of Disneys Hollywood Studios - Sci-Fi Dine In contributed by home4us123 from the PassPorter Photo Archive

Disney's Hollywood Studios now has three new food kiosks offering quick-service options! Hollywood Waffles of Fame has a Turkey and Gouda waffle sandwich, a Ham and Cheddar Focaccia sandwich, and a freshly baked Chocolate Chip Cookie. Bocados del Lago Nachos y Empanadas offers Chili Cheese Nachos with Guacamole, Beef Empanadas, and a Dulce de Leche cookie. Sliders to the Stars serves Pulled Beef Brisket sliders, Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sliders, and a Mickey Brownie.

This news updates page 244 of
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

New Podcast: Disney Food and Drink 'Crawls'

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   05/25/2016 (6 days ago)

Photo illustrating Disney Food and Drink Crawls

Image of Disney Food and Drink Crawls submitted by Jennifer Marx from the PassPorter Photo Archive

This week Jennifer and Sara are discussing a different way to tour Walt Disney World - food and drink "crawls"! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a preview of PassPorter News, answers to listener questions, and more. 

More ...

Listen to the podcast -->

Disney Cruise Line Announces Fall 2017 Sailings

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/24/2016

Photo illustrating Disney Dream at Castaway Cay
Image of Disney Dream at Castaway Cay contributed by iloverags2 from the PassPorter Photo Archive

The Disney Cruise Line will be returning to New York, Galveston, and California in the Fall of 2017. The Disney Magic will sail Canada and Bahamas cruises out of New York City. The Disney Wonder will sail Baja and Mexican Riviera cruises out of San Diego before moving to Galveston, Texas, to sail Caribbean and Bahamas cruises. For dates and details, visit the Disney Cruise Line web site. Bookings open to the general public on May 26, 2016.

This news updates page 050 of PassPorter's Disney Cruise Line guidebook
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

Classic 'Soarin' to Return Prior to New 'Soarin' Film Debuting June 17

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2016

Photo illustrating EPCOT - Future World - Soarin
Image of EPCOT - Future World - Soarin' contributed by WDW_Fan from the PassPorter Photo Archive

From May 27 through June 15, 2016, guests at both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort will have one more change to experience the classic "Soarin'" film before the new film premieres on June 17, 2016. FatsPass+ are now available.

This news updates page 160 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

Night-Time Experiences at Animal Kingdom Begin May 27

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2016

Photo illustrating Animal Kingdom  - Expedition Everest at Night
Image of Animal Kingdom - Expedition Everest at Night contributed by LoveWDW71 from the PassPorter Photo Archive

Beginning May 27, 2016, Disney's Animal Kingdom will be open extended hours and guests will be able to enjoy seeing the Tree of Life come to life each evening, night-time safaris on Kilimanjaro Safari, the "Wildlife Parti" in Harambe Village, the Discover Island Carnevale, and beginning May 28, the "Jungle Book: Alive with Magic" night-time show.

This news updates page 187 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

'Frozen Ever After' to Open on June 21

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/23/2016

Photo illustrating Royal Theatre - Frozen
Image of Royal Theatre - Frozen contributed by Dee L. from the PassPorter Photo Archive

The new "Frozen Ever After" attraction and "Royal Summerhus" with an Anna and Elsa character meet and greet, will open at Epcot on June 21, 2016. The Norway pavilion will open at 9:00 am, along with the Future World section.

This news updates page 162 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->

New Podcast: runDisney Recap - Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon with Bernie Edwards

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   05/19/2016

Photo illustrating Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Recap

Image of Star Wars Dark Side Half Marathon Recap submitted by Jennifer Marx from the PassPorter Photo Archive

This week Jennifer and Sara are joined by Bernie Edwards to discuss his recent Star Wars - The Dark Side Half Marathon experience. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, a preview of PassPorter News, listener questions, and more!

More ...

Listen to the podcast -->

FastPass+ Booking Window Time Change

Posted by: PassPorter News   05/18/2016

Photo illustrating My Disney Experience
Image of My Disney Experience contributed by Jennifer Marx from the PassPorter Photo Archive

Walt Disney World Resort guests can now book FastPass+ beginning at 7:00 am eastern, 60 days prior to check in. (Previously the window opened at Midnight, 60 days prior.)

This news updates page 120 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
View this news bulletin or the full list of book updates -->





PassPorters Walt Disney World PassPorters Club

PassPorters Disney Cruise Line Disney Vacation Club

Disney Weddings


PassPorter ~ 1998-2016 ~ 18 Years of Making Dreams Come True!
Publishers of bestselling travel guidebooks and proud recipients of 13 national book awards
Questions? Check our Site Map and visit our Help Desk to learn how to contact us online, by e-mail, and by phone.
Please feel free to link to this page so that other vacationers can find it.

PassPorter in the News