The first week of 2017 is full of NEW stuff at WDW – like new merch, a new baby elephant, and even new discounts!

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2017 brings some pretty cool new merchandise. Some of the highlights include Haunted Mansion inspired socks, Cinderella Castle and Pirates of the Caribbean themed mini tea sets, an Orange Bird inspired dress, and limited edition Pandora pins. With Pandora coming out in merchandise, it can’t be long now! CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY

Disney recently announced two new vacation deals. First, there’s a discount to save you up to 25% for most stays from February 20th until June 10th. The second deal gives you one quick service meal per person per night for most nights from May 30th until August 24th. There are a few terms and exclusions that apply but deals like these don’t last long. Dad had a little something to say about this deal. Check it out. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY

Disney’s Animal Kingdom recently welcomed the seventh elephant to be born, Stella. Disney’s Animal Kingdom has an elephant program that helps them study the elephants so they can contribute to the worldwide conservation effort. Stella was conceived through natural breeding and is the third elephant to be born to mother, Donna. Take a look at little Stella exploring the Savanna! CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL STORY


There’s a new ticket deal for Florida Resident only, with some odd blackout dates. Could that mean that PANDORA: The World of Avatar is coming to WDW as early as Memorial Day Weekend? CLICK HERE TO READ MORE ON THE RUMOR

Pirates of the Caribbean

Yo ho, yo ho, a Pirates Life for Dad... - Photo by Judd Helms.

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Thanks for catching up with Dad’s News of the week. Don’t forget – to get those new discounts from Disney, you’ll need to book fast!

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