The best resort on Disney World property… a very tricky question because all of them have their perks! Typically, the best resorts are the Deluxe category resorts such as the Contemporary, Polynesian, and Grand Floridian. Deluxe Resorts have the best proximity to parks, the most luxurious amenities, best resort dining, and themed beautifully. They are of course the most expensive! ...Read More »
Disney Resort Questions
If she has a paid reservation and/or pays for her stay, then yes. Only paid resort guests may stay on Disney property at Disney resort hotels.Read More »
We called Disney’s Polynesian Resort directly and the incredible bungalows all have Sealy Posturepedic mattresses (including the king-sized beds). Great question!Read More »
Where can a family of 5 or 6 stay (not a villa that is expensive). Does anywhere have a roll away bed option?
Disney’s All-Star Music Resort is in the value category for resorts so you’ll save in costs there. The room is a Family Suite which has 1 queen bed and 1 twin-size sleeper Chair and 1 double-size sleeper sofa and 1 twin-size sleeper ottoman. This suite sleeps up to 6 adults. Roll away beds are offered at select resorts (many of ...Read More »
What tips do you have about a possible Walt Disney World vacation in late September/early October 2017? We’d like a moderate hotel and potentially a dining plan.
Late September is a great time to go as far as crowds, but early October starts to see Fall Breaks and growing crowds–discounts reflect this with a good part of October (especially the first half) being excluded from discounts for a couple of years. In September we’ve seen free dining with limited availability–but we never know what Disney is going ...Read More »
Park decorations for the Christmas holiday season usually go up right after Halloween is over – and that’s even more important for Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party events in the Magic Kingdom. However, all the resorts follow shortly thereafter, going up through November. All resort decorations are usually up and completed by Thanksgiving.Read More »
No – it only stops in Tomorrowland and the Downtown Disney district loading areas. However, Grand Californian guests can walk to the Downtown Disney district and hop a ride from there.Read More »
Does Walt Disney World offer transportation to and from the airport to get to Disney Springs hotels?
No – Magical Express buses are reserved for Disney resort hotel guests only. However, if you’re interested, some of the hotels have recommended transportation partners on their websites, or you can talk with the hotels and see if there are some local companies they recommend.Read More »
“If I am staying in a Disney Springs hotel (Best Western), can we use the Walt Disney World bus when we arrive at the airport?
No – only guests staying on site at WDW may use the Magical Express shuttle. However, several transportation options are available for you to get to and from Orlando International, including one recommended by the hotel itself.Read More »
I am a teacher and want to take my wife for a special week long vacation to Walt Disney World. I plan to stay in Disney Resorts. For the moment, I have the following questions: 1. Are there any discounts for teachers or first responders? 2. What is the best way to start saving? 3. How much money should I expect to spend? 4. Are the first two weeks of August a good time to visit? What about the second week of June?
Hi! This sounds like a very special vacation indeed! Let me answer your questions in order so I don’t forget anything! 1. Disney’s resorts do not offer these discounts, but you can sometimes get them at the Swan & Dolphin (great location just behind Epcot). A lot of times Disney’s public discounts work out nicely also. 2. If you are ...Read More »