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Why You Should Use a Travel Agent for Your Disney Vacation

Five Reasons You Should Use a Travel Agent for Your Next Disney Vacation

As much as I travel, I rarely use a travel agent. Yet, there are times that I know that using one is extremely beneficial. Planning a Disney vacation is definitely one of those times. Why? Continue reading

Buying Disney Souvenirs for the Kids without Breaking the Bank

Buying Disney Souvenirs for the Kids without Breaking the Bank

Saving money on a Disney vacation may seem impossible, but it’s not! In this month’s Blogorail Red Loop, we are sharing ways for you to save money while you’re at Disney.


When looking for ways to save money when visiting Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort, many people look to the big savings like booking plane tickets on a discount airline, finding inexpensive hotel rooms, and alternate dining options. I applaud all of those, but I want to add one more way to save – souvenir shopping. When traveling to the parks with children (or even adults), souvenirs are so tempting! Unfortunately, they can also be expensive, but you don’t have to forego any souvenir shopping. There are ways to buy souvenirs without breaking the bank. Continue reading

Using Disney Gift Cards to Save for a Disney Vacation

Like most people, I need to save up to go to the Disney Parks. There are many different ways to do so including the Disney Vacation Account, but I have found that the best way for my family is with Disney Gift Cards. Plus, with Disney now making it so that gift cards can be tracked and transferred online, that has become even easier. Here are a few tips on how we use it to save. Continue reading

Are Your Favorite Disney Parks Attractions Undergoing Refurbishment?

Will your favorite Disney Parks attraction be open on your next visit? Check out our handy list of scheduled closures.With so many of the Disney Parks undergoing “facelifts” these days, it can be hard to keep track of what’s open, what’s not open, when attractions will reopen, and what is being closed permanently. To help with your trip planning (and my own), I’ve put together a list of attractions that at this time, have scheduled closures. (Of course, these are subject to change.) I hope your favorites will be open for your next trip!!! Continue reading

Getting Excited about runDisney and the Upcoming Disneyland Half Marathon Weekend

I'm Excited for the Disneyland 10th Anniversary Half Marathon Weekend, Aren't You? (photo courtesy of runDisney)In one week, I will be traveling to Disneyland (yes, again) for the 10th Anniversary of the Disneyland Half Marathon. When I signed up, I told myself this was going to be the time for me to complete those 13.1 miles. I’ve finished 10 before in the Tower of Terror 10-miler, but that’s all I’ve even attempted before. Unfortunately, due to surgery and then an infection this summer, my training has not gone well so I’m not sure this will be the time, but I’m going to go anyway. Why? Continue reading