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New annual passes 9/8

I haven’t had a chance to peruse the internet this morning, but the recording when you call DVC Member Services was updated to say “new annual pass sales will resume September 8th” this morning. Seems like big news, so I imagine it has been announced elsewhere as well, but in case it hasn’t, there ya [...]

Tickets for “Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours”

Tickets for “Disney’s Very Merriest After Hours”

Update: see screenshots at the end for prices and dates. Today I received an unexpected email announcing that I would be able to purchase tickets for something called "Disney's Very Merriest After Hours" starting August 17th. This purchase date seems to be based on the fact that I have a resort reservation during the holiday [...]

Booking System Issues and Sudden Availability

Booking System Issues and Sudden Availability

This morning (8/9/21) there was a surprising flood of availability for hard-to-get dates at nearly every DVC resort. When poking around just before 7am, instead of seeing the typical 1 or 2 nights available in a studio across any resort for the months of November and December, I saw full availability for weeks like “Jersey [...]

Remy Previews!

As my kiddo said today… “you know what’s exciting? The Ratatouille ride is opening!!” As has been conveyed by various media outlets/blogs, previews for Remy’s ride were announced and invites were sent today! The previews are for Annual Passholders and DVC members. This is the first big ride opening that I’ve been a member of [...]

Epcot Monorail

There has been a flood of reopening news over the past few weeks. Every day something new is announced. Meanwhile there have been crickets about the Epcot Monorail reopening. Nothing. Nada. Zilch. Apparently today cast members were spotted training at the Epcot monorail station though, indicating it’s reopening could be imminent. Hallelujah! Nothing better than [...]

Current Firework Status in Walt Disney World

"But there are no fireworks!" has been a frequent complaint across the social media world and real-life world when planning a potential trip to Walt Disney World gets discussed. It seems no one can imagine the Most Magical Place on Earth without nightly fireworks, which is fair. Part of Disney's magic is that every day [...]

Skyliner Back to Boarding Multiple Parties per Gondola

Oh hallelujah! Worried about the rumors you’ve heard about long lines for the Skyliner? Well disney just made the move to eliminate those long lines completely. The Skyliner is now boarding multiple parties per gondola. Granted, it is nice and luxurious and awesome to NOT share a gondola with another party. Our experience pre-covid was [...]