Extended Park Hours for Guests of Deluxe Resorts = Amazing

Whew, we did the extended hours in Magic Kingdom last night and it honestly felt like a paid after-hours event. It was glorious. Definitely the best 2 hours of our week as far as ride maximization (did I just make up a new term?) goes. (Main Street remained busy-ish well past 11, and they had [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]