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Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? 
Is the dining package actually worth it? Also, is there a way to see the selections of food before purchasing? Is using the Disney Dining …

Minnie Vans at the Art of Animation 
"Hi, Dad. We're arriving in Orlando on Christmas day around 5:15. We're staying at the Art of Animation. Others in our party are arriving at …

Is the "Ultimate Disney Classics VIP Tour" worth it? 
"Hi there! So instead of planning my (entire) first time (ever) at Magic Kingdom (also WDW as a whole for that matter - don't worry, I'll be …

Extra Magic Hours and the Monorail in December 
"Hi, We are staying at the Polynesian villiage resort and planning to go to the magic kingdom on December 29th, 2017. Extra Magic hours are …

A 4-year old's big day 
"We are planning a one-day Magic Kingdom visit with our four-year-old daughter. We will be based near Tampa and will be driving to Disney early …

Which Deluxe hotel for the best value? 
"Hello. I have been to Disney world 10 times. I have always stayed at the budget or moderate resorts. We want to try a deluxe this time but it …

Planning to visit Disney World on December 16th week 
"Hi, Can you please guide me if it is ok to visit Disney world from 16th to 20th of December? I am coming from London and don't want to get …

Memory Maker CD 
"I read about a Memory Maker CD option, which is cheaper than the actual photos, but I can't find out how to purchase it on the Disney site." …

Tomorrowland Terrace Dessert Party 
"Hello, I just booked tickets to the Dessert Party at Tomorrowland Terrance. Do you think this attraction is worth it?" The fireworks show …

Best days to visit each park in June  
"Hello Dad, My family is visiting Disney for the first time June. We arrive on June 26 and leave on July 3. We have 3 day passes and would …

How to get to Walt Disney World from Sanford Airport 
We are staying at All-Star Movies and will be flying into Sanford Airport. How can I get to Walt Disney World from the Sanford airport. I realize …

FastPass+ before Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
"I heard from a Disney YouTube video that you can make a Fastpass reservation on the day you plan to attend Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party …

Veteran's Day Crowds in 2018 
"Hi Dad. I was planning a trip to Walt Disney World next November. At this time, as a matter of fact, the 10th through the 18th in 2018. I heard …

WDW: Using Early Magic Hours & Hopper Passes Wisely  
"I'll be traveling with the wife and six and nine year old kids. I have Early Magic Hour privileges and a Park Hopper Pass so I was thinking …

Transportation: bus vs car 
"Hello. We will be visiting starting January 9, 2018; and will have our own car. We are staying at Caribbean Beach and get a bit frustrated with …

Impact of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge 
"We're planning a trip to WDW for either the last week of November 2019 or February 2020. We'd really prefer to go during the holidays, but …

Is there a Park and Ride for Walt Disney World? 
"We are staying at the Flamingo Water Park Resort. We are trying to figure out the best/easiest way to get in to the parks. Is there a park …

Can I get the Free Dining plan? 
"Have a reservation from November 25th through December 2nd at Boardwalk Inn. Also bought the dining plan, but heard it's a free dining period. …

Magical Express Day Guests 
"Hi Dad! Myself and my children are going to Disney World for a week while my husband is at a conference in Orlando. Since he is required …

Monogrammed Mickey Ears 
"Hi, Dad. Does Disney Springs have stores that sell and monogram Micky ears the same way that the parks do, that signature yellow script?" …

2017 Holiday Hours 
"After I've been lured into Disney Magic by my friends, I've been lucky enough to spend the last three Christmas holidays at Walt Disney World. …

The day after Gay Days 
"Even though Gay Days ends June 3rd, does Gay Day crowd still have a presence there on June 4th? We will have small children and want to avoid the …

FastPass or the Dining Package for Fantasmic! 
"Hi, I am going to Hollywood Studios 4/22/18. I have a Fantasmic! Dinner Package for 4:20 but don't want to have dinner that early. The park …

2018 Halloween Party Planning 
We have a trip scheduled for August 23 through September 1 in 2018. This year, they had the first MNSSHP on August 25, then 29th, then Sept. 1. …

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Would you rent a car if you where staying at Saratoga Springs? 
"We are a group of 9. We are staying at Saratoga Springs during the last week of Jan into Feb. We are a mix of older(Early Sixties) to younger(4-8). …

Taking a trip with a 1 year old and a 3 year old 
"What are the best things to do with a three year old and a one year old at Walt Disney World? We are planning a trip for the first week in September …

Drop of luggage at Disney Hotel 
"We are flying into Orlando at night and we are staying at the airport hotel that night. The next day we have reservations at the Grand Floridian. …

3 day touring plan for the Magic Kingdom 
"I am visiting the Magic Kingdom for three days, during the first week of January. Staying at Disney Resort with my six-year-old daughter, my …

Breakfast character dining vs Extra Magic Hours 
"Dad, I've been doing a lot of research today, and discussing options with my kids. We have the dining plan, and are at a deluxe resort, so we …

Will the April 2018 crowds really be light to moderate? 
"You describe the April crowds as miserable. The 2017 Coded Crowd Calendar supports this. Then, the 2018 calendar looks good with lots of green …

Why are all the Disney Hotels full? 
A lot of people have been asking me, "Dad, Dad!" Or saying, "Dad! Dad! All the rooms are booked! All the rooms are booked! Does that mean the …

I can't get dinner reservations at Walt Disney World. HELP! 
"I'm a complete procrastinator, and also was very overwhelmed by Disney. I am leaving in two weeks, and I never made any dinner reservations. …

When is the first day the Magic Kingdom Christmas decorations will be up? 
"Our trip is October 29th through November 3rd, I know we will be there for Halloween decorations and party, but I was told that the Magic Kingdom …

When can I book a room for the 50th anniversary? 
"How soon can I book a reservation for 2020? Going in the last week of September and the first week of October. Being at the Magic Kingdom for …

Should I say offsite, onsite or do a split stay? 
""Dad, I am super torn about staying onsite versus offsite. I have hotel reserved is Kissimmee, the Red Lion for about $40 a night." That's a …

April 2018 Crowds and Star Wars Half Marathon 
"Your crowd calendar lists April 15th through 21 as a great time to go, but other calendars have it as a busier time. Your crowd calendar also …

FastPass+ help for January 2018 
"My wife and I are taking our five-year-old daughter and three-year-old son to Walt Disney World as a Christmas gift. We are staying in the Art …

How long are the Christmas decorations up after Christmas? 
"My family and I are going to Walt Disney World from January 3rd through the 10th. Will the Christmas decorations still be up to enjoy?" …

Crowd Calendar Calculations 
"Hi Dad, this fellow dad would like to know how you go about telling what crowds will be for future dates. Is it only previous year's data, and …

Fathers Day Crowds at Walt Disney World 
All right. Hi, love your page. How are Father's Day crowds? Any part better for that day? In general, is that day more crowded at Islands of …

Can I swim at Walt Disney World in November? 
I'm just starting to plan our Fall 2018 Trip to Walt Disney World. By the way, this is from Michelle in New York. You've kindly answered questions …

Mickey's Backyard BBQ Seating and the Disney Dining Plan 
This next question, this is one I've struggled with. I have to be honest. Even this morning, we were talking about it, and I'm still not sure …

Extra activities at Disney World for Grandkids 
"We will be taking our five grandchildren to Disney World in the middle of November. We'd like to treat them to a few extra special activities. …

June weather at Walt Disney World 
Any thoughts on mid-June weather at Disney World as far as the rain goes? When it rains, the Rainy Day Cavalcade replaces the regular parade …

Where to eat night of illuminations 
" My husband and I have a night out and would like to see IllumiNations and have dinner. Any suggestions and not gourmet food?" There's …

Dogs at Disney hotels and those allergic to dogs 
"Dad, We have a trip booked for early November. With the news of families now allowed to have dogs at Disney hotels, that's quite a concern …

Finding a hotel room during the Pop Warner Championships 
"As of today, the Pop Warner teams do not know who's going to the championships. Just curious, does Disney have a block of rooms for these people …

The Best Character Dining Experience at Walt Disney World? 
"Hi, Dad. What is the best character dining experience? Been to Chef Mickey's and are looking for something new. Thinking of Tusker House at …

Walking Program for WDW Vacation 
"Hi, Dad. I had done a 60 day mark today. Do you know of any subscribers that have a good walking program to build up stamina for the trip? It …

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Too late to get November Discounts? 
"Any discounts coming for a trip already booked for this November? We've waited all year long and there seems to be nothing. We used another …

Magic Kingdom Touring in November 
I was hoping for some advice on touring on Sunday November 26 and Wednesday the 29th of this year. My family of five with kids 7, 8 and 15 will …

Rivers of Light January 2018 schedule 
"We are going to Disney in January 2018 and we want to make sure to visit Animal Kingdom on a day when Rivers of Light is scheduled. So far Disney …

Arrival time for Extra Magic Hours 
"I plan on taking advantage of Extra Magic Hours. If Extra Magic Hours start at 8:00 a.m., what time should I arrive at the park?" You …

Uber and Lyft at Walt Disney World 
"Hey Dad, does Uber or Lyft operate on Disney Property? We are staying on Property but at a non-Disney timeshare. The timeshare transportation …

Illuminations and La Hacienda in Epcot 
"Hi Dad, my husband and I are big fans of Mexican food and margaritas. We were told that La Hacienda is a good spot to eat dinner and view Illuminations …

Should I go to Walt Disney World in June or October? 
"I'm planning a first and maybe last ever time trip and have two options; for June of six to seven days or mid October for four or five days. …

Death in the family can I get a refund no MNSSHP tickets? 
I have a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party ticket and my mother died. I can't go. Can I get a refund? Dad Answers Frances, I am so sorry …

Can I stay at a Disney hotel without providing a credit or debit card? 
"My family does not use credit or debit cards by choice. We have paid for our upcoming trip completely with Disney gift cards. Will we be able …

Add days to a 10 day ticket 
"Hi, Can I add two more days to a 10 day pass? Thanks for your help. Gale" You might want to spend a day or two at Disney Springs …

Exchange old tickets for merchandise 
"My wife and I went to Disney on our honeymoon around 13 years ago. We each had a four day Park Hopper card, however, we only used three days. …

King size beds at Pop Century Resort 
"Do you know if the Pop Century has king size bed in ground level rooms?" Welcome to the Pop Century - Photo by Laurie Sapp I know …

Water park fun pass with two day purchase  
"We have a two-day pass that comes with a water park included. Not sure how to navigate this. One of these days, we are going to Epcot. The other …

Your Disney World crowd calendars don't agree with touringplans.com 
"I am confused by your statement that you rely heavily on TouringPlans for your crowd level’s planning's but your crowd level predictions do …

Boogie Boards at the Disney World Water Parks 
"Are you allowed to bring a boogie board for the wave pools?" The wave pool at Typhoon Lagoon looks so calm - Photo by Wayne Wood …

Which Disney Hotel for pool lovers? 
"Hi, we are going to Walt Disney World with two teens and two adults. The teens love to swim, we aren't sure where to stay. We want at least …

Disney World through 2021 
"Dad, my family and I are planning on taking our new son to Disney World for his first trip in June 2019." That's so cool. "With Disney's efforts …

Extra people in our Disney Hotel 
"Me and my girlfriend are staying at a Value Resort, All Star Music. We have a friend and his fiancee that have two day tickets to the park but …

Can a non-Disney hotel guest rent a bike? 
"Hi Dad! I'm a local (kinda). I live in Florida and actually have an annual pass to Disney. I live a two hours away and my Husband and I are …

Didn't it all start with a rabbit? 
"After going to Walt Disney World, I saw a lot of tee-shirts that said, 'It All Started With The Mouse,' and it got me thinking. Didn't it all …

Morning Extra Magic Hours. Worth it? 
"Hi Dad, We are headed to Disney November 26th through December 2nd. We are staying at the Wilderness Lodge. There are a few mornings that …

Making FastPass+ reservations when not sure of itinerary 
"Hi Dad, we are going to WDW in February over President's Day for my daughter's gymnastics competition. Unfortunately the schedule for when she'll …

Can I use my Disney Dining Plan before checking in at the resort 
"Hey Dad. We have an upcoming trip planned for the week after Thanksgiving this year. November 26th through December 1st. We're thinking of going …

10 year-old ordering off the child's menu at Disney restaurants 
"There is no way my 10 year old can order off the adult menu. He just does not eat enough. Will Disney question his age if I order off the kids' …

Grocery items delivered to the Pop Century 
Dad can you suggest a good grocery delivery service that would deliver to the Disney properties, like Pop Century? We'll be staying at Pop …

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Can adults fit in a Disney World Family Suite? 
"I am thinking of booking a Family Suite with my family. However, we are all grown adults, my husband and I, a 22-year-old, a 23-year-old, and …

Does full hotels at Walt Disney World mean heavy crowds? 
"The 2 weeks after Thanksgiving are flagged low crowds on many Disney blogs/sites, but when trying to get a WDW hotel room, not a lot of availability …

Hurricane Season in Florida 
"Hi, My family and I are from California and we're planning to visit WDW in early September 2018, recently we've heard that is peak hurricane season …

Rooms at Pop Century Resort 
"We have a Disney trip coming up in November. We are staying at Pop Century Resort. We have stayed at Pop multiple times before and always …

Help with the week after Thanksgiving at WDW 
"I'm looking for advice on our itinerary for our stay. We're staying off-site (Wyndham Bonnet Creek) and have 5 day passes, no Park Hopper. Our …

Can I get my Mickey Mouse ears embroidered? 
"I have a pair of mouse ears that were previously bought at Disney but were not embroidered. Can we bring them back on our next trip and have …

When will Hall of Presidents be open? 
"My wife and I are going to Walt Disney World starting the 8th of December. Is there any information on when the Hall of Presidents will be open?" …

New Years Eve Fireworks on December 30th 
"We will be going to MK on Dec. 30 when they do their first round of NYE fireworks. When should we start saving our spots for fireworks. We want to …

Do I need to rent a car if staying offsite? 
“Should I rent a car if I'm staying at an off-site hotel?” You won't get to ride on Magical Express - Photo by Cliff Wang Amber, that's …

Do I have to use new MagicBands? 
"This one comes from fun-seekers in Indiana. Since the new style of MagicBands rolled out at Disney World at the beginning of this year, has …

Renting an ECV at Walt Disney World 
"How easy is it to get a motorized scooter into the parks? My mother is handicapped with a walking stick, but most likely will need to use a …

Ticket for a child turning 3 at Walt Disney World 
"Do I need to purchase a ticket for my child who turns three once the trip begins?" Big Top Tent is a good place to get them some birthday …

Best offsite hotel for our Walt Disney World trip  
"Hi, we are a family of four, with kids ages 10 and eight. I would love to go stay at a Disney resort, but coming from Australia we have to pay …

Will we ever be able to ride in the front car of the monorail at WDW again? 
"Hello Dad (Carl), I recently watched a video on one of the Disney blogs of a group riding in the front car of the monorail in DisneyLAND. …

Dad's Ride Rating System 
"Can you explain Dad's rating system for the rides?" What Tim is talking about is, on every ride page in Dad's Guide, I have a little table …

Pop Century room Refurbishment update 
"Carl, can you give me an update on the refurbishments of the Pop Century? What decade's buildings have been completed so far? Thanks." …

Early December Crowds 
"Hello. First time Disney vacationers here, and we are so excited. Our three year old cannot wait. I have been reading every blog and trying …

Transportation from Pop Century to Universal Studios 
'What is the best, most cost-effective way to travel from the Pop Century to Universal Studios, round-trip?" This won't get you there …

Be Our Guest Reservations and More 
"Hello, we were lucky enough to get the chance to go to Disney at the end of October. I want to make dinner reservations at Be Our Guest, but …

Caribe Royal vs. Lake Buena Vista Village 
"Going to Disney World the week before Christmas with two nights with my family of six. My wife and I, our four children, seven, five, three, …

Bus wait at Yacht Club Resort 
"Hi, Dad. I was just wondering if you knew any issues with the buses at the Yacht Club as far as wait times and stops." A beautiful sunset …

Planning a relaxing trip with minimal walking 
"Hi Dad. I've been following your blog for quite some time and love all the information you provide. We are a family of four with a six year …

I want to go to Disney World for my birthday. December 28th. 
"I'm wanting to go for my 21st birthday, which falls on December 28th. Do you have any tips on the best thing to do or where to stay for not …

A printable map of Disney Springs 
I'm going to see Cirque de Soleil tomorrow (Wed., 8/16) and I printed a map yesterday that included the layout plus a list of where the restaurants and …

Packing Disney trading pins  
We will be flying to Disney world via Frontier airlines in 21 days. My kids plan are trading pins and are bringing a small amount of pins to get started. …

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Will this dress be okay for Magic Kingdom 
Hello I am getting married in a small private ceremony but I am going with my husband, kids and parents to the Fireworks Dessert Party at Magic Kingdom. …

Room Reservations 
We are going to Disney this December 2017 and staying at Pop Century. There will be four adult and one child age two. We have two rooms and requested …

Where can I find a Pic-a-Nic Sandwich? 
"What restaurant serves the Pic-a-Nic sandwich?" And the winner is... - Photo by Brett Svenson Pic-a-Nic sandwich, that sounds like …

Which week is typically better Labor Day or Columbus Day? 
"Good afternoon. Love your page. So here goes. We are planning a trip to Disney World for Fall 2018 and have two weeks to choose from, and …

Late February and early March crowds at Walt Disney World 
"What are the Walt Disney World events that might affect crowds at the end of February to the beginning of March 2018? We're thinking of going …

Saving Spots in Line for Flight of Passage 
"Hi, there. We are going to Walt Disney World the week after Thanksgiving in 2017. We have six adults and six children, nine to four, all tall …

Watching Holiday Wishes from the Magic Kingdom or the Polynesian? 
“Hi, Dad. My family, me and my husband, my two little ones ages five and two are headed to Disney World for the first time together. We are going …

Pandora Flight of Passage for Pooh Sized People 
"Any updates on Pandora's Flight of Passage for Pooh-sized people. I saw comments when it first opened that it wasn't very accommodating ride …

Crowds at Disney World during Star Wars Half Marathon 
"We are visiting Disney April 15th through the 20th. I notice that the Star Wars Half Marathon will be there that weekend. We chose April because …

Cheerleader Competition and the 5 Best Weeks to Visit WDW 
I'm surprised that you rated Feb 4-10 for 2018 so high on your top 5 best weeks to visit Walt Disney World. Mostly because Feb 7-12 of 2018 …

Christmas events at the parks 
"My question has to do with the special activities going on in November at each park. Has there been any word on whether or not there will be …

Walt Disney World on $800 
"My twins will turn six in December, and hubby and I want to stay at a resort and enjoy a theme park on Friday through Sunday to celebrate their …

Will this dress pass the dress code at WDW? 
"Heading to Walt Disney World with a teenage granddaughter who will be 15. She found a dress that she would like to wear in the parks. It's a …

Dessert parties worth it? 
"Hi Dad, I’ve been checking your videos for a while and they are great, so thanks for all the tips. So, I’m going to WDW on the second week …

Can I get a FastPass for the Candlelight Processional? 
"Can you FastPass seats for the Candlelight Processional show? I tried to get a reservation making a dining reservation with the dining plan …

Will I be disappointed in Walt Disney World in January? 
"This is a two part question. First, last time we went to Disney it was in December leading up to Christmas. My wife is worried that going in …

Upgrade Annual Pass from Package 
"My fiancee is paying for his kids and myself for a June 2018 six-day vacation. What he doesn't know is that I am planning on treating him in …

Memorial Day 2018 
"Hey, Dad - We are going to WDW Memorial Day Weekenf 2018, (Friday, Saturday, Sunday). I've noticed your calendar says these will be Moderate …

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Princesses 
"My daughter has an appointment booked at Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique in Disney Springs for our vacation in December. She is getting the top castle …

Can't get ADR's what now? 
"What if a restaurant has no availability? What are your options?" Via Napoli is good, but hard to get an ADR for - Photo by Cliff Wang …

Memorial Day compared to the week before Christmas 
"I am looking at going to Disney World the week before Christmas. I wanted to go the second week of December but I'm in college and that's my …

Transportation from the All Star Movies 
"We are staying at the All-Star Movies and have two character breakfasts set up, one for the Grand Floridian and the other at the Beach Club. …

Where can I find a Walt Disney World growth chart 
"Where can I find a Disney parks growth chart?" Get Dad's Growth Chart Let me see, where would I find one of those... Oh, I've got …

All Star Resort Reservation for Dance Contest 
"I was trying to book a room at any of the All-Star resorts for May 2018 because my granddaughter will compete in a dance contest there. I know …

Combining ADR's 
"I will be going to Walt Disney World with extended family, three families. Each family has their own My Disney Experience account and we've …

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Granddaughter in Port Orleans Pool 
"I will be staying at the Port Orleans and my granddaughter will be staying at Fort Wilderness. I can invite her over one night to swim at the …

This WDW veteran has *only* ONE day at MK!!  
"Almost everything I find is about lengthy stays and not geared towards one precious day at MK. We decided to make a one day detour on another …

Why no Free Dining on November 11? 
"We will be arriving at Disney world on November 11th, and for some reason, our week is a blackout date for free dining, even though the weeks …

When is Brazil Week? 
"Hi Dad. I'm planning a trip for 2018, possibly February. I know that Jersey Week is in January, but is Brazil Week or weeks in February? I was …

Rivers of Light in March 2018 
"Hi Dad, we visited Animal Kingdom a few months ago, in March. Rivers of Light was only showing on selected days and we missed it. We plan to …

Planning a trip for 18, HELP! 
"Where can I go to get a Disney Planner to take care of everything from tickets to lodging to meals to a daily plan for 18 people (9 adults and …

Walt Disney World ticket from 1978 
"Hiya, Dad. I have a very unique question. I hope that you can help. My mother has my original ticket from 1978, my first visit to Disney. Believe …

I can't get ADR's for November. Is the crowd calendar wrong? 
Alright, there are two questions that are almost identical, so I just put them together because really they are identical. First one... …

Best day to visit WDW in August 
"What is the best day to visit in August?" You might see the Boo to You Parade - Photo by Wayne Wood Dad's August Crowd Calendar …

Animal Kingdom Crowds on Extra Magic Hours days 
"Hi, Dad. I'm a big fan. "Our next trip to Walt Disney World is March 2nd-9th in 2018. With the opening of Pandora, would it be better to visit …

Night of Joy 2018 and crowds at WDW 
We are planning a trip in September, now I realize this is a long way out and the crowd calendars change multiple times before then. Even with …

T-Rex Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus 
"We have scheduled a magic trip to Walt Disney World. Our trip is in December. Is the T-Rex Breakfast with Santa and Mrs. Claus at Disney Springs …

Is Labor Day a good time to go to Walt Disney World? 
"Does Labor Day effect low crowds at Walt Disney World? I'm trying to squeeze in as much as possible in as little time as possible for my graduating …

How long will I have to wait in line at Walt Disney World 
"Hey, Dad. We're planning to go to Walt Disney World January 17th and 26th. We won't be at the parks every day, but we're staying onsite. I have …

Transportation when staying in a Monorail Hotel 
"Is staying at one of the monorail resorts the best idea for getting around parks? What do we do for one of these resorts if we want to go to …

Is Memory Maker worth it? 
"Is Memory Maker worth it?" I bet they have Memory Maker - Photo by Cliff Wang That's a really good question. Another, "Is it worth …

Animal Kingdom Extra Magic Hours, October 2017 
"Do you think they will extend Animal Kingdom hours for October 2017? If so, when will it be announced? Rivers of Light is pretty cool …

Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Dining Package 
"Is the Disney Festival of Fantasy Parade Dining Package worth the extra for VIP parade view? We like Tony's, but we don't have to eat there. …

Walt Disney World Crowds right after New Years 
"I know, we have scheduled a magical trip to Walt Disney World on December 27th to January 7th. Family of five. Polynesian, Club Level, Castle …

Which room at the Nemo section of the Art of Animation 
"My wife and I, three adults, son's family, two adults, children six, five, and an infant have reservations for the Art of Animation in Nemo …

The best day to visit the Magic Kingdom 
"What is the best day of the week, Monday through Sunday, to visit the Magic Kingdom when there's not a holiday or any other event going on? …

Special celebrations worth extra money? 
"Hi Dad, 10 of us are going this December. Five adults, five children ranging in age from 1 to 13. I have already bought Mickey's Very Merry …

2018 Walt Disney World Military Discounts 
"Hi. Do you know when the 2018 military room discounts and tickets will be posted?" The Flag Retreat at the Magic Kingdom honors a veteran …

Best time to book a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel 
"You have any recommendations for how far in advanced to book a trip in a Disney World Resort Hotel?" You'll want to book the Pop Century …

A Disney present for Dad 
"Hi Dad, my sister, my dad and I are planning a trip to Euro Disney in the new year and my dad's birthday is coming up. AS a dad, are there any …

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Disneyland Guidebook and Information 
Hey Dad, I'm afraid to ask a Disneyland question, but who else would I turn to? My wife, decided on a whim that we would go to California in …

Crowds during the Star Wars Weekend Half Marathon 
Hi, Dad. We're going to Disney for the first time with kids in April 2018. We're supposed to be arriving the weekend of Star Wars Half Marathon. …

Family Suites at the All Star Music Resort 
"I will be staying at the All Star Music Resort with my family in a family suite during my Disney vacation. Can you tell me about this hotel?" …

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Newbies 
"Hello Dad and happy Father's Day. We will be making our first trip to Disney at Christmas this year." "Due to work schedules, our trip falls …

Should I go to Walt Disney World in August or December 
Hi. We are debating between a trip August 20th through 24th or December 16th through 21st. August rain and heat are our biggest worry, but the …

Convention room request at the Grand Floridian 
"We will be traveling to the Grand Floridian for a conference. Our room booking was called an outside building garden view. Any idea which building …

October through December Walt Disney World discounts 
"Do you think Disney will release any discounts for the rest of October and in the coming months?" You might book the Animal Kingdom …

Where to get FastPass+ information? 
"Where can we find out what FastPasses are available? We are over 60 days out and cannot search on what is available. What would like to know …

Christmas lights on Cinderella Castle on MVMCP night 
"Hi Dad. We have our trip coming at the end of November and our day at the Magic Kingdom is November 26. I know that night is a Mickey's Very …

Will Disney's new Express Transportation save time? 
"Is the Express Transportation option really worth it for saving time while park hopping?" The Checkin point at Epcot - Photo by Laurie …

Which Disney Resorts have the best reputation for being clean 
"First visit to Disney with a six year old. Reading reviews and finding a lot of complaints about the value and moderate resorts of musty rooms …

After Dark at Animal Kingdom in 2018 
"We are going to Disney in January, 16th through 27th, 2018. I was wondering if the park is going to have night hours." Pandora is SPECTACULAR …

Pop Century Refurbishment in 2017 
"Is every room at the Pop Century getting refurbished, renovated, in 2017? We are going to the Pop Century the week after Thanksgiving, and we're …

ADR's at 180 or 190 days? 
"What is the difference between those who can book ADRs at 180 days out, and those who I have read about that have a 10 jump or 190 days out? …

Fireworks before Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
"We are going to Walt Disney World the week after Thanksgiving. Good week to go. I'm wondering if the fireworks and nighttime spectacular will …

ADHD and Autism at Walt Disney World 
"Hi. I am looking to take my nine-year-old boy to Walt Disney World, but I am finding it all very daunting. He doesn't really like rides and …

Using unactivated tickets at Disney World 
"Hi Dad. I just read your response regarding unused tickets. A woman who's flight was canceled in October of 2015 should be able to use her old …

Dessert Parties at Magic Kingdom 
We will be at Walt Disney World for our honeymoon in November. We're looking at doing a dessert party at one of the parks, but notice there …

Packages sent to a Disney Hotel 
"Hi, Dad. I'm from the U.K., and recently booked two weeks stay in the Wilders Lodge for October, November 2018. After grand advice from your site, …

Walt Disney World in June vs. May 
"Hi Dad, we were supposed to go to Walt Disney World May 6th through 13th but had to reschedule our trip because of a medical emergency. Instead, …

Crowds at Walt Disney World the Week before Christmas 
"Hey Dad, how bad are the crowds the week before Christmas? We're debating on the week of the 10th or the week of the 17th, thanks." …

We're staying at the Pop Century, family staying at Art of Animation 
"I have a family staying at a suite in the Art of Animation and they have invited us to travel at the same time. We only want a regular room …

Can I use cash if I'm on the Disney Dining Plan? 
"We are going for five days and one of the credits to use on the last day. Can I pay for one table service instead of using the dining plan? …

Polynesian or Beach Club  
"I'm torn on what hotel to stay at. We have a family of five, 13, 12, 10 and in 2015 we stayed at the Beach Club and absolutely loved it. The …

$75 Gift Card Incentive at WDW 
"I keep reading about resorts at WDW ... Uh, Walt Disney World giving guests $75 gift cards per night each night of their stay. Which resorts …

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Disney Visa Card and Free Dining 
I have heard that the Disney Visa Card company sometimes offers Free Dining for card holders prior to release to the public. How do you find this information. …

How do I ride all the rides in Epcot in one day? 
What's the best way to ride all the rides in Epcot the last week in September? It all revolves around Frozen Ever After - Photo by …

The week after Thanksgiving in 2017? 
"We are planning to come the day after Thanksgiving for a week based on your crowd calendar. Just say you picked another week in December to come …

Free Dining effects on the Crowd Calendar 
"Do the free dining dates usually affect the crowd calendars in December? We are going December 7th through 15th, 2018. Basically what I'm …

Do you have park predictions/guidelines for which parks to go to on what days as far as crowds go? 
I see that you have color coded days for crowds, but do you break it down to which parks are better to go to on certain days vs. others? Thanks! …

What time does Fastpass+ booking open? 
Hi Dad, We are heading to Disneyworld in May and are lucky enough to be staying at a Disney Resort. I know that I can book my Fastpasses 60 days …

When will the October 2017 Walt Disney World Discounts come out? 
Video Transcript This is from Suzanne in Alabama. She asked, "When do you believe Disney will release October 2017 specials?" Well, Suzanne, …

Can I still use old Walt Disney World tickets? 
Video Transcript I don't know who sent this in. "I bought four five-day Park Hopper Passes in 2002, two adults and two children. We only used …

Princess Half Marathon and Park Crowds 
Video Transcript Question from Nelson in Louisiana. How does the Princess Half Marathon affect the parks as far as crowds, Magic Kingdom …

April or November at Walt Disney World? 
Video Transcript Here's a question from Ilse from Dallas, Texas. At least that's the way you say her name. She says, "Hi, we are suppose to …

Will the Pop Warner Crowds be there on December 3rd? 
Video Transcript Our next question comes from Pete in New York. Pete says, We want your opinion. We are headed to the all star resorts on November …

Mini Christmas tour of Disney resorts 
Video Transcript Allen from Zephyrhills, Florida says, "We read your suggestion route for seeing the decorations at all the resorts." …

Pro Bowl 2017 crowds at Disney World 
Video Transcript Next question comes from Lindsay from East Lansing, Michigan. "I'm wondering what your best guess is as to how the …

Plan for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
What is the best plan for first time to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party without kids? Video Transcript That's a pretty good question. …

Pop Warner weekend crowds at Walt Disney World 
Video Transcript Don't know who sent this in. Pop Warner at Disney. How bad will the crowds be the weekend of December 3rd when the Pop …

Help! 2 days at WDW- decisions, decisions!! 
Video Transcript From Confused Mom. Help. Two days at Disney World. Decisions, decisions. I will be traveling to Walt Disney World with …

Magic Kingdom on MVMCP day or not? 
Video Transcript L from Wyoming asks about crowds at The Magic Kingdom. She says "We are visiting Walt Disney World November 16 through …

Crowd level during Christmas Week 
Video Transcript Here is two question actually. This next one I have combined two questions into one question because they're about the same …

My Phone isn't working with MyDisneyExperience 
I've talked to WDW and they've updated the mobile app. My phone doesn't support it anymore. I just bought it last year!! How do I stay connected when …

Can US residents buy the 14-day UK Pass? 
(This question was answered on the November 11, 2016 Lunch with Dad. Check it out at Lunch with Dad ) We are traveling to Orlando from New England …

May Crowds at WDW 
You have May 22-26 as heavy crowds blaming Memorial Day except the holiday weekend is after these dates. Is this a mixup or truth? Just trying to mentally …

Whispering Canyon Cafe or Hoop Dee Doo Revue? 
Video Transcript Hi. Dad here again, with another video Ask Dad. This question comes from Debbie in Georgia: Dad, in your opinion, which is …

Go to Disney World Spring Break or Thanksgiving Week? 
Video Transcript Hi, Dad here again with another video Ask Dad. This question comes from Chris in Oklahoma City. By the way, hi Chris, neighbor. …

2016 Disney Parks Parade Taping 
Video Transcript Howdy. Dad here again with another video, Ask Dad. Today we have a question from Denise in Dallas, Texas. Denise said, "We …

Will the Christmas decorations be up on Black Friday 
Video Transcript Oh, Hi. Yeah, hang on, I'll just ... listen to a little Juice Newton. Great song. "Playing With the Queen of Hearts", love …

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Can't make FastPass+ reservations for Princess Fairytale Hall 
Hi Dad - My family and I are going to Disney from November 27th through December 9th! I went to make a Fastpass for my daughter to meet Rapunzel and …

Christmas Decorations at the Disney Hotels 
Video Transcript Howdy, Dad here with another video, Ask Dad. This one, well, I don't know who this one comes from, they didn't leave their …

Make our First Walt Disney World Trip Special 
The Video Transcript Hi, Dad here with another video Ask Dad. Today's question comes from Stephanie in Pennsylvania. Her title is Only Trip. …

The January Walt Disney World Discounts 
FINAL UPDATE The General Public discounts became available this morning. Save up to $500 dollars, but get in quickly. Inventory is VERY limited. …

Caribbean Beach Bus Service 
Video Transcript Hi. Dad here again with another video Ask Dad. Today we're going to do something a little different. We're going to talk on the …

Walt Disney World Park Ticket Questions 
Video Transcript Hi. It's Dad here again with another video, Ask Dad. In fact today we have two questions to answer. They're about tickets so …

Advice for staying at the Swan 
We are planning a trip to Disney this November. We are staying at the Swan and would like to know if you recommend an area/block of rooms to request …

Extended Hours at Animal Kingdom 
I see that Animal Kingdom is staying open until 11pm......will this continue through the whole year? Our vacation is the last week in September through …

Are Disney World Height Requirements Accurate 
Transcript of the Video - Hi, Dad here. Welcome to the first video Ask Dad. This is going to be pretty cool, we're going to test it out, and …

Is the New Flying Fish Restaurant worth it? 
Transcript Hi, Dad here again with a quick video ask dad. This question comes from ... Well, I don't know who it comes from. Well, I'm going …

Main Street Electrical Parade Replacement 
Are there any rumors about replacing the Electrical Parade by December? We are going to be there December 11 through 17 and will really miss this parade. …

Mickey Mouse Christmas Outfit 2016 
Transcript of Video Hi, Dad here with another video Ask Dad. I hope you're enjoying these. Today's question comes from Monica in San …

Can We Reuse Magic Bands 
We have Magic Bands from a previous visit to WDW. Can we use these same bands for an upcoming visit? Mydisneyexperience.com wants me to customize (new?) …

Goofy Run 2017 
A friend of ours will be doing the Goofy Run this coming January. We have a condo in Kissimmee, and would like to watch the race and cheer him on. Are …

Are the Animation Studios Still There? 
My husband and have been visiting Disney since 1989. We took our three children to Disneyworld Christmas of 1989, and loved it. We are returning this …

Will I be able to make tea in my room? 
Do the hotels provide kettles and are you able to buy fresh milk, coming from England I don't drink coffee and I drink tea. Do the rooms have refrigerators? …

Dad's Tips for Disneyland 
Thinking of going to Disneyland and don't know where to begin. Any suggestions? Sleeping Beauty Castle at Disneyland - Photo by WDW Shutterbug …

Online tickets from the Official Ticket Center? 
Hi Dad, we are traveling from Mexico next week for a 7 day trip (first and last day only traveling), and I still haven't purshased the tickets, I thought …

Tipping 
This week, Dad got a really important question: Do we have to add tips to everything? Disney World restaurants expect a 18-20% tip. Photo …

How Can I Get an 'Ohana Reservation? 
180 days before I leave. I get up at 4:45am (IL time) I get everything pre typed ready to get my reservation at O'hana for dinner. Scrolling, scrolling, …

Restaurant Reservations and Requests 
Dining is a hot topic on the mind of Dad’s readers this week. Once again, we have a couple of questions that we can tackle together. So let’s get to …

Will I like Saratoga Springs? 
I've booked at Saratoga Springs, with free dining for Nov. I'm nervous about the style and upgrade of rooms. I can't find alot of feed back on this resort. …

Booking Hotels, Packages, ADRs... 
Dad’s had a bunch of booking questions lately, so let’s look at them all today! Our first question comes from a reader who asks… Once I pay my …

Will Magic Kingdom Have Fireworks in November? 
Hi we are going to WDW November 12 to the 18. I noticed that they have no fireworks scheduled. Do they only do them on nights they have the Christmas …

How Do We Get Around Fort Wilderness? 
Next year will be my first year RV camping at Ft Wilderness. Everything I have read leaves me very confused on the internal transportation within the …

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Changing Park Hours 
Park Hours are a big topic on the mind of Dad’s readers lately - and who can blame them with all of the special events, new night time entertainment, and …

Disney World Discounts in 2016 
Today we have a two-for-one Q&A on Ask Dad - how’s that for a great value? First, Robin asks, We have booked a room, and ticket package for Nov.28-Dec.4. …

First Visit Ever and SCARED to DEATH!!! 
Hi Dad, my wife and I are in our mid 40's, neither of us have ever had the pleasure of visiting any Disney Park, and we have one beautiful 4 year old …

Are pool toys allowed at Pop Century? 
Are pool toys allowed at Pop Century, nothing big. Dive sticks balls etc. Dive in to the pool at the Pop Century - Photo by Judd Helms Dad’s …

Can I Dine with Anna and Elsa? 
Are Anna and Elsa at the Akershus princess breakfast? Queen Elsa and Princess Anna arrive in Norway - Photo by WDW Shutterbug Dad’s Let …

Getting in and out of boats at the Magic Kingdom 
We are headed to WDW in May and I am concerned about getting out of the boats at It's a Small World and Pirates of the Carribean. Both of my knees …

Are There Pool Towels at the Pop? 
We Are staying at Pop Century in May - Are towels provided at the pools? How far is the walk to the Art of Animation Resort? Taking a dip in …

A Quiet Location for Wishes? 
Hi Dad! We're taking our boys for their first Disney trip soon! I was wondering if there might be a good place to view Wishes where we can still hear …

Morning Plan for Epcot 
Is it possible, or realistic, to be at Epcot at rope drop, hustle over to Test Track, ride it once, then ride it again with a 9:25-10:25 fast pass, exit …

Will We See Enough Christmas in November? 
Dad, We are traveling to Disney World for my son's 13th birthday. Our plan was to go Nov 11-19 but we are hearing that the holiday decorations and activities …

What Attractions Can My Little One Enjoy? 
Hi Dad, We're hoping to visit Walt Disney World with a 14 month old. Can you please tell me what rides/attractions in each park a little one can enjoy? …

Predictions on December 2017 Crowds? 
Hi Dad, I am considering going to Disney in December 2017. I know prices and what not will not come up until summer. We are considering a long weekend …

Is there a fee to park at WDW? 
Is the fee to park at WDW per day? Based on your article I believe it is. So if you go in 5 days, you would pay that fee per day? There's no bulk discount? …

Is the Magic Kingdom Closing Earlier? 
I'm nervous that the park hours for this summer has MK closing at 10:00. We like to take advantage of the lack of crowds and heat late at night. I know …

Best Way to Buy or Upgrade Tickets? 
Questions about tickets seem to be on the minds of Dad’s readers lately, so let’s hop to it and answer them! First I got a message about using Air Miles, …

Where can I get information on Disneyland Paris? 
Hi, Can you recommend any resources (web sites or people) to get your level of insight for Disneyland Paris? Thank you. Dad's not a Disneyland …

Shopping malls near Disney 
Hi we are going to Disney in August for woohoo 3 weeks - I don't drive over there but would like one day to visit a shopping mall - not a designer one …

What’s my best option for dinner on Easter Sunday? 
Hi there, my family and I (my son who is 9 and my husband) are going to Disney World for Easter this year and I have booked a few Buffet restaurants for …

What are the Best Transportation Options at the All-Star Music? 
We are going to Disney World in late August. We are staying at the All Star Music Resort because with 13 people, we needed the suites and standard rooms …

Should We Book Mickey's Backyard BBQ? 
We are planning to visit Disney World and have it coincide with our daughters birthday this year. We would like to take her to the Mickeys' Backyard …

Is anything special planned for Leap Day? 
Hi! I'm wondering why the high crowd rating on Leap Day? I haven't seen any announcements for extra events. We'll be there 2/28 - 3/4. Will …

September 2016 Free Dining Deals? 
When will the September 2016 FREE Dining deals be made public? A great Free Dining Lunch from Be Our Guest - Photo by Judd Helms Dad's it's …

Is the Disney Dining Plan Worth It? 
Hi Dad! We are going on a trip in November of this year for 5 nights. My parents and brothers will be getting a two room villa and no dining plan. …

Zika at Walt Disney World 
Hey Dad, what do you think about Zika at Walt Disney World? Should I worry about it? Dad's that's a good question Dad Answer Dad asks Dad a …

Can I Get a Ticket Refund? 
Can I get a refund on old never used annual pass tickets? If you have old, unexpired tickets, use them!- Photo by Mike Billck Dad’s Good …

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Will we get the full Christmas effect during Thanksgiving week? 
Hey Dad, Our family has been to WDW several times, but never during Christmas season. It looks like based on work and school schedules that we could …

What's the deal with crowds? 
Boy oh boy, Dad’s been getting a lot of questions lately about crowd, crowds, and more crowds! Instead of answering them one at a time, we’re going …

How Can I Become a Disney Travel Specialist? 
Recently, Dad got 2 questions about becoming a Disney Travel Agent. Keana asks, Hi, I have been interested in becoming a Disney Travel Planner …

When will Frozen Ever After open at Epcot? 
Hi Dad, We are thinking of taking off for Disney World for Mother's Day weekend this May. Your crowd calendar says mostly green and blue for those days, …

Where Can I Find Softer Food at WDW? 
I saw your posts about Casey's at MK. I went a few years ago and the bread was hard and thick like french bread, even on the plain dogs, which we hate. …

Which Days Should I Visit Each Park? 
We are planning a family (for our 40th anniversary) Disney vacation with 12 people - 6 adults and 6 kids. We are coming from the AAU volleyball tournament …

How Will Gay Days Impact Our Plans? 
We have scheduled our trip from May 29th - June 3rd. We just found out that our trip overlaps the Gay Days. Can you tell me if the majority of participants …

MVMCP in 2016? 
How can I find show time calender for November 2016! To make sure my dining works and also my timing for Mickeys Christmas Party?? Mickey's Very …

Picking New Experiences 
How do you think the added security (electric wands/metal detectors) will affect park hopping?? We are life long Disney fans and DVC members - we …

Which Longhouse Has the Best View? 
HI Dad, We are going to be staying at the Poly in May for our first trip as a family. My husband is a disabled vet and won’t be spending all day in the …

Should We Pick Park Hopper? 
We are trying to decide on park hopper tickets. If we decline those, is it possible to go to one park in the morning, leave for a rest, the return …

Disney at Christmas 
Hi there! We have two young daughters (5 1/2 and 6 1/2) who have DREAMT of Disney since they could talk! We FINALLY think we can make it work and would …

Which Hotel Is Right for my Family? 
Dad - what a great site! So much great information. If you could please give me you opinion on the best hotel for our family. We are booking a 6 …

What Time Should I Reserve My FastPass+ for? 
Everything I've read about getting fastpass+, says I should get them for morning so that I can get more for the rest of the day. Isn’t it better to be …

What are Crowds and Weather like in September? 
I was wondering about your crowd projection for the last week in September and first week in October. I have looked at so many sights, even yours, …

What time do the parks REALLY open? 
Hey there! We're heading to Disney in March and I had a question about the parks opening. I read everything you said about park hours but I was curious... …

Freaking out about Filming the Christmas Day Parade 
Hi Dad! So I'm slightly freaking out over the filming of the Christmas Parade. I was planning on going to Magic Kingdom and attending Mickey's Very …

I've never had the chance to eat at Tortuga Tavern! 
Do you know when Tortuga Tavern is open? We've been during off-season (Nov-Dec and Jan-Feb) and we've also been in August (almost every other year). …

FastPass+ is it better to got early or late? 
Is there any data on whether people with FastPass+ reservations tend to use either the 1st or 2nd half of the reservation window? That is, any advantage …

Can Annual Passholders Enter During MNSSHP? 
Friends of mine are going to Mickeys Halloween Party. They have tickets to the party only and I have annual passes. I'm not going to the party but …

What’s the value of a 15th Anniversary Ticket? 
I have an unused WDW 15th anniversary complimentary ticket. I cannot find any information on the potential value of this ticket anywhere on the net. …

Is an Afternoon Rest a Waste of Time? 
Hi, First off, your website is an amazing resource so thank you! It has been invaluable in planning our upcoming trip. We (husband, 6 year old …

Can I Go to WDW Without the Rides? 
Don't care about the rides/attractions but would be interested in staying inside a few nights & be able to walk around some of it after our Caribbean …

Is September Usually So Crowded? 
Mike My wife and I just got back from Disney world on a trip from Sept. 12 thru 18. The crowds were worse this trip than when we went the first …

Tell Me About the Beds at Pop Century… 
This week Dad got not one but 2 great questions about the Pop Century Resort and they both have to do with beds, so let’s tackle them together. …

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What’s December Like at WDW? 
What part of December is the best time to go with small crowds? Also is the weather bad when you go in December? Dad’s It’s the Most Wonderful …

Will I Fit on Rides Like Dinosaur? 
I am going to Disney in November 2015. I am currently 5'5'' and 340lbs. I haven't ridden rides in a long time because I have been too scared to fit. …

Where are the Characters? 
I thought I'd seen a list… or guide... what characters are generally in what locations...Did I dream it? I know there's never any guarantee, …

Is Play, Stay, and Dine Coming in 2016? 
Have you heard if play,stay and dine is going to be offered in early 2016. Dad’s Bargain Answer Eugene, the first thing I can tell …

What Tips Do You Have for a Long Stay? 
Hello Dad! I really like everything that you do Walt Disney World wise. You are truly an inspiration and a great joy to read. My wife, my …

Are the Eat to the Beat Concerts Really Free? 
I am not interested in eating any of the food at the Wine & Food festival. I am going at the end of October and would like to see Jo Dee Messina and …

Beach Club vs. Yacht Club? 
Is there any particular reason why booking Beach Club is preferrable over the Yacht Club. They share the same pools, and the pools are part of the reason …

Will All of the Christmas Decorations be Up in Time for my Trip? 
I'm going to be at Disney world on the 6th of December. Will the decorations be complete by then? Dad’s I Don’t Want to be a Scrooge Answer Howdy! …

What will the Weather be like in September? 
Hi how do you think the weather will be in September this year were going the 13th-21st. Dad’s Weatherman Answer Angie, I’m not a weatherman. …

Where do the Pop Warner Crowds Stay? 
Is Caribbean beach resort hosting pop warner this year? What day do those guests tend to thin out? Dad’s Perspective Answer Jessica, don’t …

How Does Memory Maker Work? 
This week, Dad got two questions about using the professional photographers in the parks, so to make sure everyone’s on the same page, I’ll answer them …

Any Tips for Taking My Parents? 
Hi :) I am planning a trip in October for just my parents and I. I would like to make it a little extra special for them. I do have a gift basket …

Should we go in January or September? 
Hi Dad! We are a family of four planning a trip to Disney World for 2016. We were wondering your thoughts one going in January versus September. We know …

Does Disney take Visa Debit or prepaid cards for Hotels? 
Hi dad,great website been a fan for a bit and needed to ask you a few questions if you could help us out...1st do you have to have a Visa or Mastercard …

Free Dining at the Pop Century? 
Is Pop normally one of the hotels offered in free dining? Dad’s For Now Answer Stacey, Free Dining is one of the most popular promotions of …

Crowd Levels at Walt Disney World 
Hello Dad, I am very anxious about crowds so I really want go in September. But my friend can't so we are looking at late May-Early June. I am a very visual …

TSA took our Disney Birthday Button 
TSA took my daughter's Disney World birthday button!! They are not consistent; she also had a "I'm celebrating" button on and that was allowed to stay. …

Can I buy Disney Tickets from work? 
Can you stay on site, in a Disney hotel, but purchase your tickets from a different company?  I can get a corporate discount from my work, but we want …

Crowds at Easter 2016 vs Memorial Day 
Trying to decide the best time according to our school calendar, as far as crowds. We just got back staying Presidents week 2015 and though the crowds …

Booking my WDW Vacation too early? 
Do you know, if you make your reservations and then Disney has a special offer can you call and get the special offer on your existing reservation? …

Is Downtown Disney Worth a Spot in Our PLAN? 
We are from Canada and have been to WDW 4 times in the last 5 years. It is just my husband and I (62) and we always loved going to Downtown Disney in …

The Best Night for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party? 
For 2015, which night would you attend the MNSSHP, if you're looking for lowest crowd. Friday 9/25, Sunday 9/27 or Thursday 10/1? Thank you! …

Transportation to the Disney Parks 
So happy to have found you, Dad! I have a question about going to parks when they first open. We plan to arrive as early as possible at Magic …

Crowds/Weather Time to Go September or October 
My family is planning a trip for this coming September (14th or 21st) or Early/Mid-October. I saw that there were large South American tour groups in September …

Should We Try World Showcase on Thanksgiving Weekend? 
Your website is fantastic and has been very helpful to me in planning our first vacation to WDW and USF. Our vacation is scheduled for 11/26-12/5/15. …

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Should I go to WDW the First Week of November? 
Hi Dad, Thanks for taking the time. We originally were going to go the week right before Thanksgiving, but family changed that plan. We are from …

Best tips for WDW Water Parks 
What is your best tip for visiting one of the Florida water parks? These slides get busy quickly - Photo by Disney Image Makers Dad's Waterpark …

Stay at Disney and Universal hotels for perks? 
Hi, We're a family of 4-2A, 2C(11 year boy, 4 year girl) and we'll be in Orlando between 1st July - 9th July 2015. We're coming all the way from …

Extra Magic Hours and FastPass+ 
Dad, if you are staying on property, and going to the Magic Kingdom for morning Extra Magic Hours, are you able to reserve FastPass+ for that early extra …

Should I go the Saturday after Thanksgiving? 
I am planning my first trip to Disney World since 1981... My wife has never been, and we don't get to vacation often at all. We are looking at a 12 …

Disney Trading Pins on eBay 
There are numerous sellers on eBay that claim their pins are tradeable with Cast Members at Walt Disney World. I'm concerned with some of the buyer feedback …

Transportation from WDW to Universal 
Our family is planning to purchase a vacation package through Disney including flights, resort, park tickets and dining. If we want to take a day to visit …

Why is the first weekend in May so busy? 
We always prefer to use your crowd calendar as a guide on our previous vacations. We are planning a trip for May 2016. I notice you noted the 2nd and 3rd …

Where to get WDW Park Tickets 
I am taking 5 of us in June 2015 need 2 day park tickets where can I purchase them for a good price? Dad's let me introduce... Answer Carole, …

Disney World at the end of May 2015? 
I am trying to find a good time to go to Disney without having to pull out of school. I see where Memorial Day weekend is crazy. How bad is it just …

Disney World Carbon Footprint 
Hi , I'm watching a nice TV program about Walt Disney World and they have a large fireworks display. They also burn a large amount of propane in explosions. …

Free Dining for August 2015 
What would be your estimated guess as to when the free dining for Fall 2015 will start? You could get some Yak and Yeti with Free Dining - Photo …

Have you heard about this special for Disney Resorts? 
One time when we booked a trip to stay at a resort over the phone the person assisting us asked if this was our fifth time staying at a Disney resort. …

Tickets for our Disney World Wedding 
We are getting married in Disney World November 12, 2015. Along with the package we get 2 annual passes. However, we will need to get 2 children's tickets …

Disney World Night of Joy and MNSSHP 
Hey Dad! We're looking to plan a senior trip for night of joy and hoping to combine with a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party. When do dates typically …

Walt Disney World Crowds in late May 
My 9 year old son and I will be visiting at the end of May 2015 or first of June. We are staying on property and this is his first trip. Crowds/wait …

How To Create Agenda For Walt Disney World? 
Hi - My name is Robert. My family, 7 adults, will be visiting Walt Disney World in May. When we went to California Adventure in December. They told …

Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? 
I'm in the beginning stages of planning a trip to Disney World for one of my daughters' 5th birthday. In the past, I've always just added a dining plan, …

Should I cancel my WDW Trip? 
We are booked to come to Disney in 2 weeks. My elderly dad is in the ICU & is not doing well. I think we should cancel but my husband thinks we should …

Buses at the Disney Hotels 
Here's another set of questions that are very similar about the bus service at the Disney Hotels. From Kate, Hi Dad! My boyfriend and I are going …

Top 5 WDW Restaurants for a Honeymoon Couple 
We're heading to Walt Disney World on our Honeymoon. We'll be using the Disney Dining Plan. What restaurants would you recommend for an adult couple …

New Cool MagicBand Question 
We got a couple of very similar questions about MagicBands, so I thought I'd combine them and answer them in one post. From Margie in San Diego …

WDW Crowds and Resort question? 
Off your calender it looks like things won't be crazy crowd wise but wanted some personal input. =) We have time to go between May 17th to May 23rd. We …

ID check at Art of Animation gate 
I understand that Art of Animation has a gate and a driver's license is checked. Do you know which one they want? Driver's name of reservation person, …

Adding Days to our MagicBands 
If we are checking in to Art of Animation on Sunday, can we put an extra day on the MagicBand and use it to go to a park on Saturday? It's …

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When to go to WDW? Dec/Jan or March? 
Hello, We have been to Walt Disney World in more slower times (beginning of May, middle of Nov) which we loved! But now we need to stick to the school …

Should I avoid parks the day they have extra magical hours? 
I am staying at a Disney hotel and am not sure whether I should take advantage of the extra magical hours. Some people recommend against going to a park …

2015 International Food and Wine Festival Dates 
When is the 2015 Food and Wine Festival? Get some good food - Photo by WDW Shutterbug Dad's that's a good question Answer Valerie, You've …

Disney Dining Plan phased out? 
Hi, is the Disney Dining plan being phased out for 2014 and if so are they going to replace it with an alternative? Get a hot dog free? Maybe, maybe …

Crowds in early May 
Just curious as to why you have May 2 and 3 2014 as being wall to wall crowds. I saw on another site that was a good time to go. We are looking to go …

Which night for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
Hi Dad! A huge bucket-list item of mine has always been to see WDW decorated for Christmas! My dream is coming true as we are going soon, Nov 10-16 and …

The Week before Christmas at WDW 
I know going the week of Christmas is very busy, too busy in fact but what about the week before. My family and I were just at WDW in June and because …

Where do I see the Villians at WDW? 
Hi there! My sons are very into the Disney villains. I saw something recently that they had a Villain day on a Friday the 13th this year. Is there any …

Thanksgiving Week Crowds 
Do you have any tips for a family of 5 for going the week of Thanksgiving? We have been to WDW 4 other times always the first week in December and love …

March vs April Crowd Levels 
We went to Disney world in march this year during spring break and queues for attractions were long. Looking at going again 2015, can't decide whether …

Refridgerator problems at Disney World 
Hey Dad! Love your website and blog! Really looking forward to the WDW Magazine to be released! Have you heard any updates on the fridge situation at the …

WDW/Jersey Week & Half Marathon Crowds 
Just wondering what are your thoughts on the crowd levels at WDW during the Wine & Dine Half Marathon? We are planning a trip November 7-11, 2013 and are …

Looking for Poly Alternatives and Fall 2014 Advice :) 
My mom has never been to the Epcot Food & Wine Festival and it's been a good 7 years since I was last at the Festival. In the last 7 years that my mom …

Tips and Advice for New Years Trip 
Hello Carl, We’ll be in Orlando next December, 31st for New Year’s Eve. The first time in Orlando was August 1993, long time ago, so I’m considering …

October visit from the UK  
We are planning a trip to Orlando for the parks for two weeks from 20th October 2014. I have suddenly realized that this is Halloween season and, unlike …

Best time to go to Disney World? January or June? 
Taking the plunge and planning our FIRST Disney Trip! Feeling very overwhelmed and not sure where to start. I am a teacher which complicates when we can …

Convince my Dad to go back  
My family has gone to Disney World several times in my life. My Dad has decided he wants to go somewhere else (gasp!). White water rafting to be exact. …

Top Picks for FastPass+ 
I'm going back in late September and just found out I get to use the new FastPass+ feature. With this great power I'm overwhelmed with the best way to …

All Star Sports Food Court Closed? 
Staying at All Star Sports Resort. Stressing over food court being closed when we come in Nov. 21 to 25. Can we walk to other food courts. How far is it …

Can I add a day to my tickets? 
I have a 5 day hopper but I have and extra vacation day. I was wondering at the end of my five days can put and extra day back on at the gate? If so, What's …

Should we brave the construction at the Polynesian? 
Dad, first off, thanks alot for the information you provided. My family and I spent our very first Disney Vacation at the Polynesian this summer and we …

Checking In 
Dad, It seems we don't hear from you on your blog as frequently as we used to. I hope all is well with you and yours. -Allison A Dad's it's a …

Chef Mickey's on New Years Eve 
Hi Dad. Just find your page and it is wonderful. We are going to WDW in December and we booked Chef Mickey for the 31st. Do you know if there is any …

When to go and where to stay? 
Hi Dad! I am just beginning to plan our families first Disney World trip for fall 2014 and I have been looking at your website obsessively! I am not …

Disney World Free Dining 2014 
US resident planning a February 2014 trip to Walt Disney World. What are your thoughts on them offering free dining? Or chance of getting free dining pin …

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Impact of extra Magic Hours at the Parks 
Hi, We are going to Disney World 10/31/13-11/7/13. I love your site and I noticed in your FB updates that you say to avoid the parks with the Magic …

Where to propose at Disney World? 
Hi Dad! I need your help. I live in Australia and I booked a surprise vacation for my long-term girl friend and myself to visit Disney World in November …

Dinner Reservations after the park closes for MVMCP 
We are going to Magic Kingdom on one of the nights it closes at 7:00 for the Christmas Party. I had dinner reservations scheduled at 7:25 and we are not …

Can we see the premier of Saving Mr. Banks at Downtown Disney AMC? 
When a Disney film is opening in select cities before the general opening, can I assume the Downtown Disney AMC 24 would qualify as one of the select cities? …

I need some advice on the 100 day blahs 
Help !! I have hit the 100 day blahs!! I have been planning since 244 days and I am now at 105, I keep asking my hubby if it's time to go yet? everyday, …

Christmas Decorations at Magic Kingdom 
I see you say that the Christmas decorations don't go up until after Thanksgiving - does this therefore effect the decorations for Mickey's Very Merry …

First week in December 2013 
Hi Dad, I have a vacation booked for the first week of December 2013 (Nov 30 through Dec 6 - I know, one of the best times to visit!). I was just checking …

Polynesian Resort Renovation Status 
I am reading different things about renovation at the Polynesian. My first trip to WDW is in November & I have requested the Tahiti longhouse. However, …

Will my 75 year old Dad be able to ride rides? 
My dad will be 75 while we are in Florida at Disney ,is he physically fit will he be allowed to go on all the rides ? Will he be able to ride this? …

Are you a Disney Vacation Club member? 
Dad, Are you a Disney Vacation Club member? Is it worth the investment? The original Disney Vacation Club (Old Key West) - Photo by Tom Bricker …

FastPass+ and non-Disney Guests 
Is Fast Pass+ available only to those booking at resort hotels? For now it's just Disney Hotel Guests - Photo by Disney Dad's yes, and no Answer …

Do I really have to make reservations now for Character Dining? 
I will be in Disney 2nd week of October and all the research is saying make your dining reservations before. It makes me nervous to think that we won't …

Best week to visit Disney World in November 
I am trying to decided if we should go to Disney Nov 15 for 5 days or Nov 30th for 5 days. Which would you recommend? Christmas at Disney World …

Reservations at 'Ohana 
I got 2 similar questions about reservations at 'Ohana so I thought I'd combine them into one answer. First one from Louise in the UK. Hi Dad, …

Disney Dining Plan for Multiple Arrival Dates 
We are going to Walt Disney World in July. There are 5 of us total, but 2 of my children will be arriving 3 days later than the rest due to work obligations. …

I Forgot Our Tickets – What Do I Do? 
Dad, The worst has happened. My brother, whose name is MUD, left our family's tickets behind at home. We are 839 miles away from our tickets. Yes, …

Why do all the Disney World crowd calendars disagree about August? 
Love the site and think it comes off as easy to understand and read. My wife and our 2 kids are planning on going in August around the 11th for 6 nights …

Can we buy refill cups like they do in Universal? 
When I was in Orlando last year, we went to Universal where they offer a "refill" cup that can be used between parks and refilled for under one dollar. …

Where Should I buy Autograph Books? 
Hi Dad, We are traveling from the UK in just over 3 weeks time! My two children, who are 8 & 6, will, no doubt, want to get lots of character autographs. …

Art of Animation vs. Caribbean Beach Resort 
Hi, I have a reservation booked to stay at Art of Animation, in a Little Mermaid Room, with my family, in June. With the current Disney promo, I could …

Packing for a December Trip to WDW 
Hi to you and Mrs. Mom, Well, the bad news is that we have to go to Disney World on the week of Christmas as it is the only time that my son and daughter-in-law …

Visiting during Star Wars Weekend 
Hi Dad, We're going for our first ever visit to WDW May 15-22 and I see Star Wars weekends start when we are there. My son (11) is possibly the biggest …

2 Days in Magic Kingdom - my plan 
Is My PLAN Realistic? From Amy, Dear Dad, (my Disney World Hero!) You were so helpful with my last question, I thought I'd push my luck and ask …

Picking our room at the Art of Animation 
My daughter, 3 1/2 year old grandson and I are planning a trip the last week of October - just checking in on Sunday and leaving Wednesday (three nights …

What will the May crowds be like? 
What is the crowd levels for May 11-18? We want to know the best parks to go to on what days. Thanks Dad. From the Butterfly Garden at the Flower …

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What is the humidity like at Disney World in the spring? 
Dad, We are going to WDW the last week of April/first few days of May. What will the humidity be like at that time? I have been in August before (never …

Where can we find all the princesses? 
Hi Dad....we are planning a trip to Disney World in May for my daughter's birthday. We have been many, many, times but her best friend and her little girl …

Should we visit the week before or after Thanksgiving? 
Thanksgiving falls later this year, on Nov 28th. We went the week after Thanksgiving last year and it was fabulous, but with it falling later this year …

Mid-November weather at Walt Disney World 
What is the general weather like in mid November?.....the temperature....so we know what kind of clothing to bring. You can see Goofy at Mickey's …

Touringplans versus Undercover Tourist? 
I have begun researching...dare I say obsessively...my October Disney World trip. In trying to decide which park is best to visit on which day, I have …

Help, going in less than a month and don't have a plan 
Dad, I have been reading your site since I was told that we were being TAKEN ON A TRIP TO DISNEY WORLD!!!! It is a surprise and the kids don't suspect …

Christmas in April – 2 Answers for the Price of 1! 
‘Twas the middle of April and here at Dad’s Guide, the questions began coming from both far and wide. Hi Dad, We are planning on going back to …

Recommendations for Our December Trip 
I am planning on going to Disney World the first week of December, arriving on Nov 30 and departing on Dec 7. We plan on spending six days in the park: …

Splitting your stay with the Dining Plan 
Hi, I recently asked a question about park hopping and what the easiest way would be to buy park tickets & get the dining plan when doing this. I read …

Late Lunch Crystal Palace 
Hi Dad, I have made a reservation at the Crystal Palace for a late lunch at 2:20pm. I have noticed that lunch officially ends at 2:45pm and dinner starts …

Disney Cruise before or after visiting Disney World? 
Hi Dad, we are going on a cruise on the 7th of December to the 14th, 2013. Would you go the 4 days before the cruise or the four days after the cruise. …

Traveling with a Down's syndrome child 
We will be traveling with a child with Down's Syndrome. Are there any special accommodations for her? She is quite mobile but has a very short attention …

Outside guests visiting Disney Resorts 
Hi, Dad. I have a question about Disney hotel policies. My husband and I are taking our 4 year old daughter in April, and we will be staying at the Port …

How often do they change the mattresses? 
How often do they change mattresses at the Port Orleans Riverside? Bet these are some comfy beds - Photo by shadowstorm Dad’s A Place to Rest …

Disney World Hotel Hopping in 2014 
We are planning our next visit to Disney World in August 2014 (we were just there in January) and would like to get a hotel, park tickets, dining package …

When is Christmas at Disney World in 2013? 
Thank you for your wonderful website...it has already answered so many questions. I checked your Christmas at Disney World page...when are the approximate …

Will There Be Discounts This Summer? 
Hi! Do you think that there will be any chance of any discounts or deals during the summer this month? I am going at the end of June and will be there …

Can I Buy the Adult Disney Dining Plan for My Kid? 
We are planning to attend Disney World September 2013. There will be only two of us one adult and one seven year old. I noticed by paying for two adults …

A hotel outside of Disney World 
Hello Dad, I really love your website, it is the most comprehensive guide I've come across so far. Me and my daughter are dying to visit Disney world but …

Room Renovations at the Polynesian Resort 
We are heading to Disney in May, we are staying at the Polynesian. They have begun room renovations, why have I not been notified of it, as my choice of …

Mickey's Very Merry Christmas and Not So Scary Halloween all in one trip 
We will be going to Walt Disney World Nov 1-8. Can we go to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party on the same trip? …

Can I do Character Dining without the Disney Dining Plan? 
Hey Dad, Do I have to have the dining plan in order to go to the character breakfast or can I pay out of pocket?? Also, is the 1st week of June a good …

Visiting at Christmas with DVC 
Dad, Last year When we took our 7yr old we joined Disney Vacation Club. We are planing another trip at end of November through begining December. I have …

What's the deal with Love Bugs 
Hi. I read the other questions in regards to this and I am a little confused. In regards to the one post you replied that Love bugs are a problem in May …

What if your kid doesn't like what's on the kids menu? 
What if you have a kid who doesn't like what's on the kids menu and your on the Disney Dining Plan? Can you opt to order something else and pay the difference? …

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What to wear in the fall at Disney World 
Hi, We are traveling from the United Kingdom on the 29th of October this year for 2 weeks, so we will be there in November too, what will the weather …

Any ideas about renting a stay from a DVC member? 
Hey Dad! I love your site and can't thank you enough for all the information I learned from you and used to make our Christmas trip to Walt Disney World …

Flower and Garden Show and Disney Dining Plan 
Hi Dad, I will be at my favorite place again from May 4th through the 11th. I love Walt Disney World because there is always something new to do. …

Behind the scenes tours at the Animal Kingdom 
I am a fan of the Disney behind the scenes tours. What do you know about a walking tour in Animal Kingdom that allows close up viewing of the animals and …

Evening only Disney World Tickets 
Are there evening only tickets? I will be at a work conference, but would like to see Disney World after 6 pm without paying the price for a full-day …

Getting from Wilderness Lodge to Shades of Green 
I will need to get from the Wilderness Lodge to Shades of Green on my first day. Are taxi's or other transportation available? Thanks! The …

Help me create a plan for November trip to Disney World? 
Hi Dad, First I would like to say how wonderful, informative, & useful your website is. You truly are a Disney super fan and your delivery of all Disney …

Disney World in August for just a day or two 
We are visiting Florida in late August, staying at a friend's timeshare. we have never been to Walt Disney World and would like to spend a day or 2 of …

November Disney World Discounts 
We plan on goin to Disney in November. How soon will they publish discounts for that time? Thanks, Rhonda Christmas starts in November Photo …

Are Extra Magic Hours worth it? 
I have noticed looking at crowd control days that the days the parks have Extra Magic Hours they're more crowded. Is it better to take advantage of the …

Should we go to the Animal Kingdom Lodge or Wilderness Lodge? 
None of us have ever been to Disney World before, and there's 2 adults and 2 teenagers. I've heard things about Animal Kingdom Lodge having only one, crowded …

Where can I stay and walk to a Disney World Theme Park? 
Where is the best place to stay so you can walk most everywhere with a 3 yr. old and have a full kitchen (want to cook because of food allergies) Don't …

Can we park at the Art of Animation even though we're not staying there? 
We are staying off Walt Disney World premises but have other family who are staying at the Art of Imagination Resort. Can we drive to their resort and …

Tips for a Disney World Honeymoon 
hi Dad.. im planning to be in Walt Disney World for part of my honeymoon and everything is going to be a surprise (mi gf hasn't been to WDW in 12 year …

Travel time from Port Orleans French Quarter to parks 
Hi Dad, Can you give me an idea of the approximate travel time from Port Orleans French Quarter to the Parks? We are wanting to take full advantage of …

When to Visit Disney World - first week of December 
I've looked at your calendar of when to visit Disney World and I wanted to ask a question about it. Is the first week in December a really busy time at …

View of Cinderella Castle from the Grand Floridian 
My family and I are planning a trip to Disney World for my 40th birthday. We are planning to stay at The Grand Floridian in the park. In order to have …

Is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? 
Is the Disney Dining plan worth it? We'll be there for nine days. It costs $1150 for two adults 1 child. You can get this on the Dining Plan Photo …

Water Park Fun and More items prices 
We are going to Walt Disney World the week AFTER Gay Days and I have 3 kids. We just got 4 days of regular tickets rather than park hopper tickets and …

Christmas decoration at Thanksgiving time 
Are the Disney parks decorated for Christmas during the Thanksgiving week holidays? You'll miss the Magic Kingdom Christmas Tree Photo by Tom …

Can I use my friends tickets? 
Hello! I'm planning on going to Disney and staying in one of their hotels, using the dining packages etc; but I've got some friends in Orlando who said …

Doing a 4 day cruise and 7 days in the resort. Which should we do first 
I am planning a big trip. We are taking a 4 day Disney Cruise and 7 days at Walt Disney World. Which should we do first? Plus I plan on making my own flight …

Is Free Dining really dead, and is SpectoMagic coming back? 
Hey Dad, I have a couple of questions. 1. ) I noticed in the newsletter, you said Free Dining was 'dead.' Any particular reason? 2. ) I have heard …

Is the Wilderness Lodge a good choice for a first timer? 
Hey Dad, I'm loving all the info you've collected for these pages. My only problem is, you seem to love everything! I'm going to be a first time …

June or August, which is better? 
Just found your wonderful website and wanted more information on weather. We need to travel during school vacations. As someone who is affected by heat …

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Presidents Day vs Easter Disney World Crowds 
When comparing Presidents Day week and Easter week, both are red and touring plans show 10's. Are they both the same "feel" for business or is one more …

Sorcerors of the Magic Kingdom page? 
You don't have a story/description about the new game at Magic Kingdom. The game is great and has developed a fairly large social following, mostly among …

Is there a Dad for Disneyland California? 
Hi Dad, Do you have a connection with a Dad with the knowledge you have for Disneyland California? If so please do share... Sleeping Beauty Castle …

Refurbishments - do they ever open early? 
I noticed that a couple of rides that are important to us will be closed for refurbishment while we are at Disney World in February. I was wondering do …

Special Memories of Walt Disney World for my nieces 
What about you dad, hope your ok. Finally after five years of saving my family are flying from Ireland over to Disney. My wee nieces are 4 & 5 and I …

Best Building at the Pop Century? 
Where is the best building to stay at Pop Century? The Winner is Photo by Joe Shlabotnik Dad's can you dig it Answer The Pop Century is one …

Best time of year to go to Disney World? 
What month do the least people go to Disney World? I want to go when it is least busy. Christmas is the best Photo by Samantha Decker Dad's …

Stitch at Disney World 
Is there a lot of Stitch stores and/or Stitch things at Disney World. I'm a big Stitch fan and wonder if there was any specific stores for Stitch. …

Which of the All Star Resort should we pick? 
Hi Dad! My husband and I always stay at the Polynesian when we visit, but this time my family is coming too. In order to save money, we are planning on …

How many FASTPASSES can I have at a time? 
Is it advisable to get a FASTPASS for many rides? Or will they over lap in time? To be more clear. It seems like I could plan the rides all based …

New Years Eve 2012 at Walt Disney World 
Hi Dad, This is our first time to WDW and we are so excited....however, need your help in planning our trip to be the best it can be. We are planning …

Quick Service Meals at Old Key West 
When staying at Old Key West where do you get counter service meals? The Old Key West Resort Photo by Tom Bricker Check out his Disneyland …

Chef Mickey March 2013 reservations 
When will dates open up for Chef Mickey's reservations for 2013? Chef Mickey's Photo by Michael Kappel Dad’s Open For Business Answer Jana, …

Does food at Disney Restaurants include tax? 
Hello Dad, I'm not from the US and I'm not sure if I understand how the taxes work in the US. Here is my question... Does the food at any of the …

Disney World at Easter 
We have started booking our trip to Disney World for the week over Easter of 2013. I have read a lot about how the crowds are at an all time high this …

Treehouse Villas Pricing 
Could you tell me how much it would cost in dollars to stay in the Treehouse Villas (Saratoga Springs Resort) for one week? THX A Treehouse Villa …

Tips for a whole family during Mardi Gras 
We are planning our first family trip to Walt Disney World during Mardi Gras holidays 2014 (we are from Mobile and get the week out of school and free …

What Do You Think of RideMax? 
Hey there! My friend sent me a link to RideMax blog. Have you heard of a RideMax app? Do you know if it works? How it works? I'm going over …

Cinderella and O'hana on the same day. Too much? 
We are lucky to get two reservations in Nov 20. Lunch at the Cinderella castle at noon and the dinner at O'hana at 4:45 p.m. We've never been to Disney …

Cost of the washer and dryer at Art of Animation. 
Could someone please tell me if the cost of doing your own washing went up any, Last time we did it the cost was $2.00 per load of cloths and $2.00 for …

Can I Get Credit for 2007 Park Hoppers? 
I have 5 day kids park hopper tickets from 2007. My children are now teenagers, can I get any credit for the unused days on the tickets. (Not sure how …

Which Disney Hotel would you pick? 
We are planning a trip for next year. We have stayed at the Pop before. My husband wants to stay in a deluxe. However, I cannot bring my self to spend …

Is Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party for Adults? 
Good morning, my question is about Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. My wife and I are travelling to Disney at the end of October. We don't have …

At Disney World what age children get in free? 
What is the minimum age that kids do not pay for entrance ticket? Maybe a little older than this Photo by Paul-W Dad's that's too easy Answer …

Cheapest place to eat in the Magic Kingdom 
What is the cheapest place for a large family to eat at in the Magic Kingdom in December? Casey's Corner on the right The Plaza Restaurant on the …

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Would you recommend adding the Park Hopper option? 
Hi Dad! I've used the information here to plan our trip in Dec. Thanks for the great info! My question is--do you think it is worth it to purchase park …

Which park is it okay to skip? 
Hi Dad! I found your page to be extremely helpful and it certainly provided me with "inside data" I was not aware of since I live all the way down (Argentina) …

The Week Before Thanksgiving at Disney World 
How is the week leading up to and including the day of Thanksgiving? I want to see the Christmas decorations at all the parks but avoid the big crowds …

Snow on Main Street USA 
So last year we showed up at Disney excited to see the snow on Main Street but there was no snow to be found. Do you happen to know when the snow appears? …

Christmas Decorations at Animal Kingdom Lodge 
What day in November of 2012 are the Christmas Decorations going to be put up at the Animal Kingdom Lodge? By November 15th????? I hope!! Christmas …

Bike Rentals at Disney World 
Hi Dad! I apologize if this has already been covered but I had a question regarding recreation and more specifically the bike rentals. I know we can …

Fort Wilderness Campground specials 
Hi Dad! I have a question about campground specials. We LOVE Fort Wilderness and are hoping to go the first week in June. What I was wondering is if …

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom Cards 
Dad, My kids (okay, well really me) got really into collecting the Sorcerer of the Magic Kingdom cards. I know the games are now for sale at some select …

What do you pack for a Disney World trip? 
Yes, Dad wants to ask you a question. Dad's starting to pack for the Palooza. Of course he knows what to pack, but he wants to know what you pack for …

Walt Disney World and Hurricanes 
i have made reservations for my kids and i for the trip to Disney World but with hurricane Isaac ,is it still possible? Also I do not know how to get tickets …

Will there be Free Dining at Walt Disney World in 2013? 
From Florencia - Hello, I am visiting Disney World next February 2013 and I would like to know if the free dining plan will be available for this date?? …

How Do I Get into the Magic Kingdom for an Early ADR? 
Ok, We are making a special birthday (me!) day trip to the Magic Kingdom next Friday and I just lucked out by getting a 8:40 am Crystal Palace ressie! …

Can we see all 4 Disney World parks in one day? 
My wife and spending one day at Walt Disney World in October for our anniversary. We bought a ticket to magic kingdom and a park hopper pass. My question …

What will Daytime Crowds be like on MNSSH Dates? 
Hi! I love your website! We normally go to Disney in November and the crowds are small and wonderful. This year, however, we're going the week of Halloween …

Can we get ticket for just a few hours at Disney World? 
Is there any way to get a discounted park ticket if you are only going to be there in the afternoon or evening. The park ticket prices are terribly steep …

Can We Check Our Park Hoppers Online? 
I have 4 park hoppers and I don't remember if there are any days left on them. is there a way to check on line? Disney World 5 day Passport Photo …

Do all the Value Resorts share buses? 
My family and I will be traveling to Disney in March of 2013 over Spring Break (I know we are crazy!!) My sister's family (kids 5,6,and 8)will be visiting …

What’s the Cheapest Way to Visit the Disney Waterparks? 
Would it be cheaper to get tickets without the water park option and just buy our water park tickets at the gate so long as we only plan on going to a …

Can you take a boat to the parks from Port Orleans? 
We are staying @ POFQ next June. I know the river runs behind it and you can take a boat ride to Downtown Disney. Does the river boat take you to the parks …

Can you combine Magic Your Way Base Tickets? 
Hi Dad, DH and I are Annual Passholders. We are going back to WDW in December and Free Dining is available with a Package including 2 Day Base Tickets. …

Brazilian Tour Groups in the summer at Disney World 
Is it possible to fine out when the Brazilian tour groups will be at Walt Disney World in the summer of 2013? Not all tour groups are Brazilian …

What can we expect in December at Disney World? 
Is December a good month to visit Disney world? What can be expected? Thanks, Mark The Magic Kingdom Christmas Parade Photo by Don Sullivan …

Celebrating my Birthday at Disney… on New Years Eve!!! 
So, we've been planning our Florida trip for weeks now! My birthday is December 31st so of course I want to be at Disney for my birthday. I've read any …

DAD20 code 
hi if i book my trip online from your website and get the free dining plan, will i also be able to put in DAD20 and get the discount. thank you Dad's …

Is Wilderness Lodge Nice Enough For A Self Proclaimed Hotel Snob? 
Ok so I admit I am a major hotel snob... not proud of it really but I am... so there! That being said, what are the best deluxe options for someone like …

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When do FASTPASSES Expire? 
Hi Dad, Last year a Cast Member informed me that my Fast Pass tickets are always good as long as I used them after the listed start time and on the …

September Crowds and Extra Magic Hours 
This September will be our 3rd trip to Walt Disney World, and I think we're finally getting close to getting it right. We even decided to go a week later …

When Do The Cinderella Castle Dream Lights Go Up? 
We are going to be visiting from Oct 30-nov 7. I know the first Christmas show isn't until Dec 9th, but we really wanted to do the Mickey’s Not So Scary …

Will the Polynesian Resort sleep four? 
Will a room at the Polynesian sleep 4 adults comfortably (Mom, Dad, a 15 and a 20 year old?) Thanks. The Best Resort anywhere Photo by Christian …

Dressing our daughter in a princess dress in August 
We think it would be fun to dress our daughter up as a princess when we go to Magic Kingdom. However, we will be there at the end of August. Can you …

Which Attractions Will Be Open in New Fantasyland in September 2012? 
When will the new little mermaid attraction be opened in Fantasyland, we are going in Sept 2012, is there a chance to have that opened? Also the meet and …

Disney World Waterpark Admission 
Do you need a park pass to go to the waterparks in Walt Disney World? Or can you just pay to get in the waterpark? You can even surf here Photo …

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party on November 2 
What do you think the crowds will be on Nov 2nd this year (2012) for the Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party? We'd like to go, but I'd rather not spend …

Will Disney Give Me Free Dining Anyway? 
We have booked a vacation for 10/14/12-10/19/12 back in March and have some great ADR's in hopes of the free Dining plan. Unfortunately that week falls …

A Manly Disney Experience 
Hi "Dad"! Disney holidays are a must-do in my family. Now my sister and I have flown the nest, its turned into a "last family holiday" that my parents …

Are Key to the World Cards Transferable? 
Hi we have booked a holiday to stay with Disney through an airline in Oct. One of our party can not go and has paid. The airline will not let you change …

Holiday Ride Closures at Walt Disney World 
Hi. I'm planning a trip to Disney World during the 1st week of November, and I was worried that some of my favorite rides will be closed during my visit …

Can we change our ADR's from 3 to 4? 
Hey dad! Big fan. Mark here and I have a question about dinner reservations. I am going with myself, wife and son and we have reservations for a few places. …

Best days to visit Disney World in November/December 
Please help me select the best days (least crowded) to visit. We will have 4 full days at the parks (with a park hopper), will be staying on site and will …

Must Sees for Seniors at Disney World 
I will be taking my father for the first time in October. He is 78 years old. Is there anything that's a must for seniors? The Castle will make knees …

Which Moderate is your favorite? 
Which moderate hotel is your favorite? Have been enjoying your site and finding it very informative. Thank you. And the winner is ... Photo …

Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom 
Does the Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game still exist? I thought I read somewhere that they had lots of problems with it. If it does, do you recommend …

Disney Dining Plan Points System 
Dad, Do you think Disney will ever use a "Point System" for the Dining Plan? Here's an idea... Instead of offering the different Dining Plans, assign …

Is the Drive to Magic Kingdom Worth It? 
We try to go to Disney once a year, and we always take Disney transportation. This time we are getting a rental car. We are going from Nov 11 to the …

Are there Elevators at the Saratoga Springs Resort and Spa? 
Does Sarasota Springs have Elevators? Saratoga Springs Resort Photo by dRfruitlOOP Dad’s You Betcha Answer There’s one thing that you can always …

Best Day to visit Disney World in August 
We are looking to go to Disney World Aug 23-30. What days are best to visit Magic Kingdom and Epcot? Dad's favorite place to cool off Photo by …

Allergy Free Mickey Waffles 
Love your blog. Question...going to DW July 3 - July 6. Staying off property near Downtown Disney at Holiday Inn. Where's a good place to get a Mickey …

Candlelight Processional - How important is the narrator? 
During the week of December 9th, what would be a better date for the Candlelight Processional, December 9th, December 12th, 13th or 14th? How important …

Is there a bus from the Polynesian Resort to Animal Kingdom Lodge 
I saw your comment on getting to the Animal Kingdom Lodge from the Polynesian (as in it being difficult...) but when I called the Polynesian they say they …

Can We Pool Hop at Disney World? 
Do guests at from one Disney hotel (ex: Floridian) have access to the pool facilities of another hotel (ex: Polynesian)? Photo by Samantha Decker …

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When Do the Walt Disney World Christmas Decorations Go Up? 
Dad - Love your web site! Do you know when they put all the Christmas Decorations out? Are they out by mid November? We were looking at going the …

What's an Adult to Wear to WDW Parks Without Getting Turned Away at the Gates?  
Have you heard of a teenager from my area who was forced to change at Disney's Animal Kingdom because of her Tinkerbell costume? If you haven't, here's …

Can we rent a Grand Villa at Animal Kingdom Lodge? 
I am planning a family vacation in late April 2015 to Disney World. There are 10 of us going (6 adults and 4 children). I would like to rent a grand villa …

Arriving from the UK on July 4th 
Hey Dad, great website. We're going to Disney from the UK for the first time in a few weeks and I’ve been busy reading through every page of your site …

WDW for 2 Days Pre-Cruise 
Hey there! We are taking the Disney Cruise in October and wanted to get there a few days early and go to Disney World. This will be our first time ever …

Quick editorial question 
Hello, My name is Ryan Rivera and I have been reading your website for a while now. Yesterday, I came across this article - http://dads-blog.dadsguidetowdw.com/healthy …

Disney World coasters with children 
Visiting Walt Disney World next month with 11 year old that doesn't like coasters. Is it possible for both of us to get in line but for him to wait while …

Will the Family Suites at the Art of Animation sleep 6? 
We are planning on booking for our first Disney World trip next fall. Our party consists of my wife, myself, our twins who will be just under 5 at the …

Pointers on a Disney Cruise 
We're taking our first Disney cruise this July out of NY and want some pointers. We're a party of 12 with the kids ranging from 5-16. A logistical question …

What’s a Stroller Swap? 
Hi, I'm wondering if some of the rides at Disney have a "Stroller Swap" system, and what exactly that means? No, it doesn't have anything to do with …

Tree of Life at Animal Kingdom 
A while back your daughter posted that the Tree of Life was closed because a branch fell off. Would you happen to know when it will be back open? My family …

Should we avoid Disney right BEFORE Gay Days' scheduled Disney events? 
Hi Dad! I am so glad I visited your site a few days ago, otherwise I wouldn't have been warned that our vacation in Orlando will unfortunately overlap …

First Weekend in Dec this Year 
I was wondering why the first weekend in December this year seems to have so many people showing up (See your Attendance Page for Dec.) Will there be THAT …

What time for Cinderella's Royal Table? 
Hi, I am hoping to book a table for Cinderella's Royal Table for the end of November (counting down to the 180 days before), however I don't know whether …

Traveling to Disney World with 3 generations 
We have a trip booked for the first week of September this year and it’s my parents first trip. They are in their 70s and I’m wondering how hot it will …

Getting to Disney World in June... 
Hey dad, We are going to Disney World in June and staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. We are have a 12 hour drive coming from Kentucky and was going …

Which Walt Disney World Water Park? 
Hey Dad, I am going to WDW for the first time this august. I am going for 5 days from the 9th August. My family would really like to go to a water park …

What kind of schedule for a Disney World trip? 
We are headed to Disney World June 10-20 with our 4 year old daughter and our 2.5 year old son, staying at Pop century. Are there rides that the two of …

Dining without ADR's 
Hi Dad What are your best places to eat in Disney World without the Dining Plan and without ADR's if possible - don't like to be restricted as to when …

How Can I Make This a Magical Anniversary 
Dad I thank you for your pages, we have gone from never seeing Disney in Jan 2011 to the point where we now are planning our fourth trip in Sept 2012. …

Walk to the Magic Kingdom 
Hi Dad, We are coming from Australia on our first visit to Walt Disney World in August (yes, I know it will be hot!). Looking at staying at the Polynesian …

13 days in August 
Hey Dad, My family and I are going to Walt Disney World for 13 days from 7 august and staying offsite. This is our first August visit after doing 13 days …

Can you upgrade your Disney tickets to an annual pass? 
I'm planning a vacation for late August and want to get the free dining plan, but considering I'm going to Disney in the next April than next July, I wanted …

When will 2013 Disney World Prices be available? 
When do the prices for next year come out? We went to Disney World, for the first time, in February this year and now we are hooked!! We want to go back …

HELP...WHERE TO STAY? 
Help, I can't decide where is best for my family to stay? I'm stuck b/w Disney Pop or a condo rental from all -star. Family of 9, 2 adults and 7 kids. …

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About Jersey Weeks at Walt Disney World in November? 
I've heard a lot about Jersey thing at Disney World in November, and normally I would avoid it at all cost but I'm kind of like in love with a girl from …

Special pass for autism 
We will be at Disney World in December, and I was wondering if the parks still have a special "front of the line pass" for autistic or disabled children. …

Disney Cruise for a couple? 
Hi Dad- After reading everything you've been saying for the upcoming Disney Cruise vacation I can't help but think how wonderful it would be. Here's my …

Will there be lines at Disney World in September? 
My family has booked for September 9th for 6 nights for the Disney World All Star Music resort. We also have a 17 month old baby. My question is do you …

Lines, crowds, Flower & Garden Festival 
Hi Dad! I might have found someone to help me use a few of my 1 day, 1 park passes. The only day that works for both of us is May 12th (otherwise we'll …

Trip to Walt Disney World in January 2013 
We are talking about a January 2013 trip and our dates would be 10-19. We have a 6 and 4 year old. But I'm hesitant now because I read the marathon is …

14 night trip in July 
Hi Dad, Myself and my husband have planned a 14-night trip to Orlando staying in Saratoga Springs from 22nd July to 5th August with our 7 year old son. …

How much spending money will we need? 
Hi my name is Sharon, I am from N'Ireland and my family and I are planing our first ever holiday to Disney world in August this year. We will be staying …

Royal Rooms or 1 Bedroom Condo? 
Would you stay at the new Royal Rooms at the Port Orleans Riverside or the one bedroom Old Key West? Two boys ages 9 and 5. The winner is? Photo …

Will Be Our Guest be open in December? 
Hello! We are scheduled to visit Walt Disney World on 12/16/12. Do you think the Be Our Guest restaurant will be open by then? My daughter is certainly …

Should we buy Park Hopper Tickets? 
Should I buy the Park Hopper option to go with the tickets for 7 day passes? You might need a park hopper to eat at Photo by Jeff_B. Dad's …

What do I need to know about Disney World Tickets 
Hi Dad! My family is going to Disney World this year during the week of Christmas. My question is, how do the tickets work? Do we have to keep up with …

Two Seater Rides at Walt Disney World 


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I am a single dad with two daughters who will be 5 and 6 when we go to Disney World in 1 year. Will we face complications riding certain rides if …

Disney Cruise Transportation 
Hey Dad I hope you can help because I keep running into a wall. We went on a Disney Land & Sea vacation in March 2008 on the Disney Wonder. It was fantastic! …

Villas or Value Resorts 
Hi there, I consider myself to be a Disney snob when it comes to planning vacations, but I am at a crossroads. The extended family is going Thanksgiving …

When in November for Christmas at Walt Disney World 
We've been to Disney several Times but never during the Christmas Season. We are thinking of either the second or third full week in November. We'll …

Will we be able to avoid Gay Days? 
We are planning on arriving Disney World on June 2nd and staying until June 8th. In your opinion if we avoid the schedule "Gay Day's" at the certain parks …

When are FASTPASSES Distributed 
How often do Fastpass become available for each ride each day. For example, does Space Mountain usually offer Fastpass a couple times a day or is it just …

Dumbo or Rapunzel? 
We probably fall into the Dumbo or bust category with my 5 year old daughter, and I was prepared for that plan. Then I started reading about Rapunzel wait …

Going as a Guest with DVC 
I have been invited to go back to Disney World this coming October if all goes as planned. My question is this: I am going as a guest of someone (my daughter) …

Free Dining at Disney World Fall 2012 
Hi Dad! Do you expect free dining to come back for the fall? No Free Dining during ... Photo by Scott R Smith Dad's Free Dining is Dead Yep, …

Going to Disney World in Dec 
We are Going to Disney World on Dec. 16th, what should we expect? Will it be crowded, will the weather be cold? Don't expect to see this Photo …

When to go to the Magic Kingdom 
Lots of great info on your site. But many of the other sites say NOT visit Magic kingdom first? Any ideas? We will be traveling early March this year staying …

Wilderness Lodge vs. Animal Kingdom Lodge 
We are trying to decide between staying at the Wilderness Lodge or Animal Kingdom Lodge with our 6 and 4 year olds. The only question/concern with the …

Easter or August for Walt Disney World 
Hello. I've been a fan for a long time and now I need help. I like to think that I know a lot about Disney, but I'm just not sure what to do this time. …

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Going by myself to Disney World, how do I combat the lonliness 
I vacationed at Disney in May 2009, alone. Although it was nice, and I did enjoy it, it was a little lonely. I loved meeting all kinds of people everywhere …

Summer Crowds at WDW and Universal 
Carl, Still loving the site and the new look - very nice!! We have our Fall Walt Disney World trip booked for Oct 21-27, 2012 staying at All-Star Sports; …

Gay week in 2012 at Disney World 
We are going to Walt Disney World on 24 May for 2 weeks not realizing it will be gay week. If they are at one park will it be ok to be at another??? …

Taking a mid-day break at Walt Disney World 
Generally, all the Disney World tips for visiting with young children suggest taking a break midday and returning to your hotel. However, I read a suggestion …

Do you get any perks from Disney? 
So, when you personally go to Walt Disney World with Dad's family and friends, do you inform the Disney folks (I assume the Marketing Division) that one …

Getting the most out of our Walt Disney World trip 
Hello Dad. Finally decided the right time for a trip to Disney World for our family would be May 18 til May 27. First half day that we arrive Animal …

Where to get Disney Dollars? 
Are Disney Dollars still available to purchase anywhere? I would love to get some for my daughter. Disney Dollars Photo by mandiberg Dad’s Not …

How to request adjoining rooms at Disney World 
How do you request adjoining room at Walt Disney World. We have 4 rooms. Get Adjoining Rooms Here Photo by Jeff_B. Dad’s you can’t always get …

Should we visit Walt Disney World after Easter or in the summer? 
I am considering taking my family to Walt Disney World for the first time the week after Easter. I know the crowds are bad, but it's either that or summer …

Granddaughter 1st time to Disney World where to start 
We are taking our grand daughter to Disney World this year and it will be her 1st time and we don't know were to start. I was sent to you. Can you help? …

Just what restaurants are on the Disney Dining Plan? 
The Dining Plan Brochure does not include some resorts (such as Coronado Springs), but online reservation page says Maya Grill in on Dining Plan. How do …

Disney Dining Plan Questions 
Dad got 2 Disney Dining Plan questions this week and thought he'd just combine the two to save a bit of time. Pizza and Questions Photo by travelhyper …

It all started with a Mouse - is that the right quote? 
It All Started with a Mouse By Trent Do you know the original quote from Walt Disney about it all starting with a mouse? Was it, "It was all started …

Secrets of getting special attention at Walt Disney World 
Dad, I am also a Dad that loves Disney. We're taking my 2, 5, and 7 year old to Walt Disney World in February. Was hoping to find out some neat little …

Geocaching at Walt Disney World 
Hey Dad, planning a trip to Walt Disney World in June for the first time ever! My family and I have been saving and planning for this day since last summer. …

Disney hotel, condo, or house for a family get together 
Hi Dad! I apologize if you answered this already, as I know you believe it's better to stay "inside" Disney. However, I am planning a FAMILY vacation …

When will 2013 Walt Disney World Packages be available? 
When will 2013 Walt Disney World packages be available for booking? 2013 will be a glorious time to visit Photo by Samantha Decker Dad's I dunno …

Should I book through Disney or with Delta Vacations? 
My two friends and I want to go to Walt Disney World after the completion (or at least, semi-completion) of the new Fantasyland. I recently became a part …

Downtown Disney Hotels and the Disney Dining Plan 
Hi, Dad! My family and I are planning a trip later this year and are considering staying in an on-property, non-Disney run hotel (like the Hilton in …

3rd birthday dinner at Walt Disney World 
What is a good place to take our 3 year old son for dinner for his 3rd birthday? Chef Mickey's is already booked that evening. We will not be visiting …

Meeting family at Walt Disney World 
I would like to meet up with family members at Walt Disney World for two nights and will be traveling alone. I am looking for suggestions for the least …

The Magic Kingdom with a high intensity child 
Hi Dad! Your website is simply the best Disney site out there! In just a few short weeks, our family of four will be headed to Disney. We are trying to …

What are your 10 favorite restaurants at Disney World? 
Hey Dad, What are your 10 favorite restaurants at Disney World? Thanks, Melanie Dad's Favorite Photo by Jeff_B Dad's yummy Answer Melanie, …

Celebrating Christmas 2011 at Walt Disney World 
My wife, Joyce, and I will be celebrating Christmas, 2011 at Walt Disney World. I'd like to have our room at Old Key West decorated with a little festive …

Building on Main street U.S.A. 
There is a building on Main Street U.S.A. which has a unique entrance. it has a front gate that looks like the front door. Can you tell me the name of …

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Seeking your advice about gratuity at Disney World Restaurants 
We have the signature dining plan when we go to Walt Disney World. My question is odd for me to ask. How much should I plan to tip the servers at the restaurants …

Disney World Vacation help 
We're going to be going to Disney World on the 7th thru the 12 of December and need some help figuring out what days to go to which parks. We'll be in …

How much of Fantasyland will be open in August 2012? 
I am planning a second trip to Walt Disney World and want to know how much of Fantasyland will be open in August 2012? Dumbo will be open in August …

Free Dining in August of 2012 
Does Disney World offer the Free Dining Plan promotion at specific times of the year or is it offered at random. I am wondering what the odds are of getting …

President's Day Week or Gay Days at Disney World? 
I am a third grade teacher, so the dates on which I may travel are the very same dates that masses of children are out of school! I am trying to avoid …

October and Epcot 
Hi! We would like to visit WDW at a time our kids have at least a few days off school, so we don't have to pull them out for a week again. Looking at October. …

Can I My Disney Dining Plan Credits to Pay for Someone Else's Meal? 
If someone at the table does not have the meal plan can I use my credits and pay for their meal? Use your Disney Dining Plan Credits to get some Mickey …

Typical Weather at Walt Disney World in Late December? 
Hey Dad, what is the typical weather at Walt Disney World in late December? It's always blue skies and perfect at Walt Disney World in Late December …

If Disney World crowds are low, do I really need a touring plan? 
Hi Dad! Great site... I have been browsing for the past few months! I am going on a honeymoon to Disney Dec 10-17th. I have been going crazy trying to …

Disney Vacation Club start up costs too high 
I have always wanted to be a part of the Disney Vacation Club but start up costs are too high, and 160 points a year seem like too much for my family to …

New Years events at Walt Disney World for 2011 
My family and I are going to Disney World to and we are looking for New Years Eve events at Walt Disney World in 2011 to celebrate my daughters 14th birthday. …

Purchase the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package? 
My family of 4 will be in Epcot on December 8th 2011. Do you think we would need to purchase the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package to get into the …

Website information for Epcot 
Great Website! I just found your website information for Epcot. It's very informative. We are from New Jersey and only go to Disney/Universal on New …

Dine in Downtown Disney. 
Hi Dad! Great blog...thanks for all the great tips. We just booked for 2 days in November and are staying at the "Disney" Holiday Inn. How expensive …

Christmas Crowds at Walt Disney World 
Our vacation is about to hit a snag. We've planned and re-planned our vacation and now the details are firm; a 4-day park hopper (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, …

Memorial Day Weekend 2012 at Disney World 
Dear Dad, I am a huge fan of your site and have you on my Facebook account. I am 42 years old and have been to Disney now 17 times. My son is 6 and …

Disney World Magic Your Way or Room Only Package 
Hi Dad, We are debating between a Magic Your Way or a room only package. We plan on staying at the Boardwalk Inn with the club level feature so we don't …

Move to the Port Orleans to avoid Pop Warner 
Our family of four is taking our yearly trip to Disney World from December 8th through the 12th. We are currently slated to stay at Pop Century but was …

Where does the Walt Disney World Monorail Stop? 
2nd trip in 3 1/2 weeks. Just wondering if you could tell me do both of the Disney World Monorails stop at the Transportation and Ticket Center? Also …

Disney Dining Plan and eating in our room 
Hi -- my family and I are going to Walt Disney World for the first time and we are considering the Disney Dining Plan (3 adults 2 kids). The issue …

Osborne Family Lights TIme 
Hey Dad The only reference to the Osborne Spectacle of Dancing Lights at Disney Hollywood Studios turn on time is twilight. Is there an actually time …

Disney Dining Plan or 2 rooms at a Value Resort 
Me again! I like your idea of adjoining rooms in a value resort instead of 1 room in a moderate. But is that still your vote during free dining since …

Low December Crowds at Disney World 
Hello, I'm comparing your calendar to the Touring Plans page. I'm looking for low December Crowds at Disney World. Your calendar lists the week of Dec. …

Swan and Dolphin Food and Wine Classic 
Hey Dad! How are you? I just discovered something awesome. Swan and Dolphin Food & Wine Classic. Wow! It looks awesome!!! Do I have to be a guest at Swan …

Taping of the Disney Christmas Parade 2011? 
Hello! Like many others who fell victim that visiting Disney World during the first week of December was a good idea (travel dates of 11.30-12.5), I …

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Questions about the Disney Dining Plan and FastPass 
Hi Dad, We are heading to Disney World for the first time October 31st and received the free quick service dining plan. I have a couple of questions …

Christmas Season at Disney World 
So my question is that you have said everyone should go to Disney at Christmas but did you mean sometime during Christmas Season at Walt Disney World while …

When do the decorations go up during Christmas at Disney World 
Hi, I am planning on a trip to Disney World arriving on November 4, 2012. When do the decorations go up during Christmas at Disney World? I thought …

What is there for boys to do at Walt Disney World? 
I'm really close to booking our first family vacation to Disney December 10-16th. My 5 year old daughter is excited for everything princess but my 7 year …

Disney Dining Plan Payment 
My husband and I are having a little bet and I was wondering if you could help me find out the answer. When we use our Dining Plan after a table service …

Renting Disney Vacation Club points from David's Vacation Club Rentals 
Have you heard of any problems renting Disney Vacation Club points from David's Vacation Club Rentals? I see they advertise on your site. I am scared …

How does baby swap at Disney World work? 
Me and my wife will be traveling to Walt Disney World with our 9 month old daughter and I wanted to know how does Baby Swap at Disney World work? Can she …

When will you get to Aulani? 
Hey Dad, Here is a good one for you? When do you think you will get to Aulani to review it for all of us? Come on, you know you want to go to Aulani...Who …

What is the Perfect length of time at Walt Disney Worldl 
Hi Dad, We were originally going to be going to Disney this coming December, but a cross country move has pushed that plan back a couple of years. Since …

What does low crowds at Walt Disney World mean? 
Dad, So, this is a question about the crowds level at DW. Family of 4 will be there October 15 – 22 and everything I have read is that the crowds will …

Mickey's Halloween and/or Christmas Party 
Hi Dad! I love your take on things. What fun you are to read! Everybody needs a Dad like Dad! We love Disney and go about once/year. We are planning …

Mardi Gras or Jersey Week at Disney World 
Hi Dad! We have been to Walt Disney World during Mardi Gras when many southern states are out of school. The crowds were fine. We are planning on …

Get from Disney World to Sea World or Universal Studios 
We will be going to Disney World in Feb. 2012. We will be flying and will not be renting a car. Is it possible to take a bus from Disney World to Sea …

Disney Dining Plan and the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival 
Hey Dad, We'll be in Disney this fall during the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival. My question is, do you know if the Festival Pavilions at …

Can we order anything off a menu when using the Disney Quick Service Dining Plan? 
We are going to Disney World in February for the first time. I am SSOOO very excited!! My question is this, we are using a quick meal service plan and …

Must see things at Disney World in November 
We have booked our Disney World Vacation we will be there for the second week of November. There are 4 adults no kids what are the top 5 things we have …

How to become a Disney travel agent? 
Dad, I love reading your site, and I think that it would be fair to say that I love Walt Disney World as much as you do. My husband and I were just wondering …

Weather at Disney World in September 2013 
Hi Dad! My Boyfriend and I are planning our next trip to Disney in 2013, and we were thinking of going the first week of October (before Columbus Day) …

Is a Savanna View Room at the Animal Kingdom Lodge worth it? 
Dear Dad, We are planning a trip to Disney in January, and as always, we are trying to live large on a budget. Is a Savanna View Room at the Animal …

The Best Disney Dining Plan Counter Service Meals 
Hello. I was just wondering which are the best Disney Dining Plan counter services meals at each of the parks. Thanks a bunch! Yorkshire County Fish …

Least amount of Crowds at Disney World 
What time of the year would be the best time of the year with the least amount of crowds at Disney World. We're Senior Citizens and we're not willing to …

Do I need a Fantasmic Dinner Package on December 13 
Do I need a Fantasmic dinner package on December 13th? We did it once before in Spring and it worked GREAT with the crowds. But this time we wanted to …

Is there a new Disney World roller coaster park on the way? 
We just got back from a fantastic trip to Disney World - loved your website, thank you! The bus driver on the Magical Express said that there will be a …

Quick Service Dining Plan Question 
Hi Dad, this may be quite silly question..but I cannot get an answer and need to you ask you, Dad... It's about the Quick Service Dining Plan. I'm …

Entertainment in the Epcot Pavilions 
58 years old and 1st trip Dec. 2010 and 2nd one Nov. 2011. Never to old for fun. Epcot is my husband and my favorite spot BUT after coming back from our …

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Buy Disney Tickets online or at Disney World? 
Is there a price difference when you buy Disney World Tickets online vs at Disney World? Buy Disney World Tickets at the Transportation and Ticket Center …

What do you think about the Disney Vacation Club? 
Help! In the past year I think I spent about $15,000.+ going to Disney with my family and thought I really need to invest the Disney World Timeshare Program …

Great deal for Jersey Week 
Hello, Question if I'm planning to go during the week of Jersey Week when should I be looking for Great Deal for Jersey Week with a Walt Disney package …

Keys and the Disney Dining Plan 
We will have 3 adults staying in the same room and using the Disney Dining Plan. Will we receive 3 separate "Keys to the World" with our allotted meals? …

Will the Magic Kingdom reach capacity during Christmas week? 
It's me again! I REALLY want to surprise my son with another trip to Walt Disney World for Christmas (our first was in June)! Two questions: Is it true …

Fantasmic! in January 2012? 
Hi, I hope you're having a magical summer! I recently booked a trip to Disney World for January 2012, dates 9-14. We were so excited to read that it's …

Magic Kingdom memories show on the castle during Christmas 
Hello Carl - The site is awesome and is always getting better - thanks for all of the hard work and passion that you put into the info provided on …

Statue of Roy Disney and Minnie Mouse  
Where do they move the statue of Roy Disney and Minnie Mouse during the Christmas Holidays? Where do they put Roy and Minnie? Photo by Jeff_B …

How do I get from the bus station to Walt Disney World? 
How do I get from the bus station to Walt Disney World? We are taking the bus (due to my fear of flying). Also, we have a person that needs a scooter …

When will we get our Magical Express tags? 
Hi Dad! It's been so much fun following your website over the last 6 months while planning our first Disney World vacation. We are planning on taking …

Any tips for Disney World resort hopping? 
Hey Dad, Long time no see, right? So in my upcoming 5 day trip to Walt Disney World in September, my Thursday is meant to be a day of relaxation and …

Will there be Free Dining at Disney World in May 2012 
Is there going to be Free Dining at Disney World for our May 2012 trip? I'm from Canada. Canada can get Free Dining Photo by Express Monorail …

When to book Orlando flights? 
Hi, I'm going to Disney World Nov. 7th-14th. When should I book my Orlando flight. I was thinking early Sept. You can just fly to Orlando …

Planning a Magical Walt Disney World Trip - Who can get you the most Magic? 
He Dad. We are planning a Magical Walt Disney World trip and wondered ... Are you more likely to get magical upgrades and special magic if you book …

Do the Disney World parking lots cost anything for Disney Hotel guests 
In the past, we have gone to Walt Disney World and used Disney transportation. This year, after actually discovering your page earlier this year, we are …

How do I get Dad to book my Disney World Vacation Package 
Hi Dad! Our first Walt Disney World trip 6/6/11 - 6/13/11...it was AMAZING. I'm looking to go back in December/January but I don't want to pay top dollar …

Candlelight Processional Celebrity Narrators 
I'm so glad you know everything since I can't find this answer anywhere. It's time to book the dining pkg for the 2011 Candlelight Processional, but...with …

Two rooms at Polynesian for a family of five 
Hi Dad!! Love your page! We booked two garden view rooms at Polynesian Resort, & requested for them to be " connected" by a door, so my hubby & me would …

Disney World kids menus not very diverse 
Hi Dad! We are planning our first trip to Walt Disney World and have researched and reviewed many restaurants and are finally ready to make some Advanced …

Do I really need the Candlelight Processional Dinner package to see the show? 
Dad, I've got a question. One that I need your advice on. We are headed to Disney in early December and would really like to see the "Candlelight Processional". …

AAA discounts for the Coronado Springs 
This is a two part question. My finance and I are going to be staying with my best friend and his wife (her first time). Are there any AAA discounts for …

Outdoor Dining at Disney World 
Hey Dad, We will be in Disney World for 9 days in early November, and hopefully the weather is conducive to eating a few meals outside (breakfast and …

Need some help with our Disney World plan 
Three adults and one 13 year old grandaughter going to Disney World in Orlando 29th of December returning home the 8th of January. We want to see Sea World …

Disney World Key to the World  
Hi Dad! Thank you for your tips and comments on Walt Disney World, I find them very useful!!! A lot has changed since my last question "Get from Disney …

Bell Services at Saratoga Springs 
How long can Bell Services at the Saratoga Springs Resort keep our luggage after checking out? Our train doesn't leave until 7:30 pm and I'm not sure what …

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Temperature at Walt Disney World 
Hi Dad! I am a Disney research-aholic, and I must say I love your take on things! Keeps it light and fun. So thanks for the good info with a dash of …

When can I make my reservation next November? 
When can I make my reservations for next November 26 - Dec 1? We have 2 grandparents, 2 parents, 2 children ages 4,2..maybe a stray aunt/uncle. I am …

Disney Mickey Mom's panel 
Hi again Dad! I was just on the Disney Mom's panel website and saw that they are about to start accepting applications again (September I think). Just …

What rides are closed at Disney World? 
Hi Dad! 26 days!!! I'm so excited. We are surprising our 7 year old daughter. She has no idea! But I digress...I'm creating my way-too detailed plan …

Disney World AND Universal Studios - insight needed 
Taking your advice and heading to Disney in December (2nd week) to see some Disney Christmas. We have been twice in last few years in spring and summer, …

Did I really get a good deal?? 
I thought I had a good deal, but now I'm starting to wonder. Let me tell you what I have and you can tell me if I really have a good deal or whether I …

Orlando Kids Eat Free Cards 
Dad, Any feedback on the Orlando kids eat free cards? From a dad with 7, 5 and 3 year old boys and will be staying off Disney for 10 days. Orlando …

Online and Calling Disney 
I have a package booked with Disney for September 20-28. When I called to change resorts I was told all the rooms are booked then I went online and there …

Prices on food and merchandise during Christmas at Disney World 
Dad, I just love your site! It is so organized and the multiple links you have makes information very easy to find! Thanks! My husband and I have …

September 2011 Disney World crowds 
Hi Dad. With all the Disney World Moderate Hotels sold out and the Value Resort rooms almost gone, will the crowd levels be higher than expected for mid …

Walt Disney World crowds this December 
Dear Dad, I have a question about Walt Disney World crowds this December. I have plans to go December 12th thru December 18th(our first trip and …

Candlelight Processional Dinner Package - Garden Grill 
I just saw where you listed the restaurant prices for the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package. The problem is that I did not see the Garden Grill …

When to book our Walt Disney World Vacation? 
Dad, I was wondering how early should you book our Walt Disney World vacation? Six months in advance or a year. The only reason I am asking is because …

How big are the lockers at Walt Disney World 
We are planning to take a cooler into the parks with our lunches and wanted to know, how big are the lockers at the Walt Disney World parks? Lockers …

Will someone else be able to use this Disney World ticket? 
Hi Carl, my 75 yr old mom has a 7 day pass with unused days that do not expire. She feels she can no longer make the trip to Walt Disney World because …

How to pass the next 100 days until my Disney World trip? 
I.AM.OBSESSED! I cannot think about anything except our upcoming trip to Disney World. We are 106 days out and it gets worse everyday. I believe I …

Magic Kingdom Christmas parade and fireworks 
I have read that Disney shows the Christmas parade in the afternoon and has the holiday fireworks the week before Christmas. Do you know if they start …

One night hotel near Walt Disney World 
Hi Dad! Love your site! Planning a trip in October 2011. Reservations are booked for the Coronado for family of 4 (age 6 & 4). I was just looking at …

Contemporary Resort Garden Wing room 
Do you know what room #s we could ask for that would be located in the garden wing area at the Contemporary Resort that would be close to the A-Frame without …

Disney World Tickets on Ebay 
I saw some Disney World tickets on Ebay from seller justice645. He has really good prices. Saving of at least $50.00 per ticket for 6 tickets. With hundreds …

Your Test Page 
You will need to fix the last picture, as you have covered the man-child! Dad's yep Answer Joyce, thanks for your opinion. Yes, I covered up the Man-Child …

Your opinion of the Port Orleans Riverside 
What is your opinion of the Port Orleans Riverside as a resort? We are planning on going in mid-December and unfortunately the Polynesian is a little …

Where are the Treehouse Villas located 
Where on the Saratoga Springs grounds are the Treehouse Villas located? Is it still convenient to get to pools, Downtown Disney, bus, etc? Treehouse …

Arriving on Christmas Day 
Hi Dad! Your sight is truly amazing! You were kind enough to answer one of my questions already. I have visited disboards.com and am less than pleased …

When is the best time to see Mickey and Minnie? 
Hey Dad, first I wanted to start off by saying I love your website, your the best! I am having a dilemma. My husband and I are planning a trip to Disney …

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Disney World in February or November? 
Hi! We went to Walt Disney World for the first time this past May. We had a wonderful time and I'm already trying to plan our next trip! :) I have …

Disney World rides and being overweight 
Hello, I'm going to Walt Disney World Orlando for the first time in a few days and I have a question about Disney World rides and being overweight. …

Icicle lights at night on Cinderella Castle 
In December can you see the icicle lights at night on Cinderella Castle with out going to the Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party? Icicle Lights on …

Dad asks the questions - Kid Friendly Family Vacations 
Turing the tables around this time Dad asks the questions about Kid Friendly Family Vacations. Earlier in the year, I went to a webmaster conference …

Disney World Parks - Time of the year 
My husband and I had our 1st trip to Walt Disney World in December 3-10 2010 and are hoping to go back again this year. We found the weather cold the …

The week AFTER Gay Days at Disney World 
I see that from your crowd calendar, it appears the days in the week after the Gay Days at Disney World weekend are a fair time to visit regarding crowds …

April or June at Walt Disney World 
Help, I have a vacation booked staying at Saratoga Springs last two Weeks in May 2012. There are 5 of us, 3 adults and 2 children. We are traveling from …

Ride Recommendations at the Disney World 
Dad, We are headed to Disney this Saturday and we are going to follow the recommended parks and dates from touring plans. We are hitting only one park …

Do the Disney World Value Resorts have elevators? 
Do you ride or do you climb? That is the question! Or even better, do the Disney World Value Resorts have elevators? Hey Dad, I noticed that the new …

When will our Magic Your Way tickets expire 
We are planing for August and want to add the water parks option - if I buy a 5 day magic your way and add the water park option ... do I really have 10 …

Get from Disney World to Universal Studios 
Hi Dad! We are 2 adults and 3 kids (ages 4 , 8 and 10) planning to go to WDW in August staying at Kidani Villas (trying to "upgrade" to the Boardwalk …

Fall Disney World specials 
We have reservations on September 29th thru October 6th. When we made our reservations there weren't any specials available. Should we expect to pay full …

Is the Contemporary Resort or the Grand Floridian worth it? 
For a family with children ages 4 and 2, in your opinion, is it worth the money to stay at the Grand Floridian or the Contemporary in order to be easily …

When to take Walt Disney World vacation 
Hello Dad. Thank you for all the information you provide. It is always appreciated! I can't decide when to take a Walt Disney World vacation. I have …

How long can you stay in the reef tank at Typhoon Lagoon? 
How long can you stay in the reef tank at Typhoon Lagoon? Reef Tank at Typhoon Lagoon Photo by Miss Shari Dad's it depends on the crowds …

Saving spots in line at Walt Disney World 
Hello Dad! Just 5 days until our week at Walt Disney World! I've been checking the wait times on my phone and I see they are well over 90 minutes for the …

Hollywood Studios breakfast  
Hi Dad, Thanks for your dedication to and love of Disney World. My sister and I are huge Disney fans, and will be going back again this September. Problem …

Planning, Planning, Planning a Walt Disney World Vacation 
I know the key to a good Disney vacation is planning and planning. I understand don't over plan and have some flexibility in the planning, but were can …

Can I go to 2 different parks on the same day without a park hopper? 
Headed for Walt Disney World on the 13th. I have already purchased park tickets for each day (7) without a park hopper. I plan on going to a park every …

A surprise trip to Walt Disney World, will we be disappointed 
Hi Dad! We were fortunate enough to stay the Grand Floridian this past August. It was dreamlike and well you know, Walt Disney World is just pure magic! …

Will Gay Days last beyond June 5 
Dad, First of all, thanks for your great site. I am a father of 2 who has a Disney trip planned for this coming week. We arrive on 6/5. I noticed that …

Traveling to Disney World on Memorial Day? 
We have been planning our 3 trip for years for the summer of 2012. We spent our honeymoon there, our 10 year anniversary there and now will be happy to …

Early Extra Magic Hours and the Park Opening Shows 
Dad: I was wondering when we go to the parks for the early Extra Magic Hours, will we see the official park opening show? Will we have to go back to …

November Disney World Crowds and Jersey Week 
My family and I are going to Disney World November 4-12 of 2011 and we keep hearing about November Disney World crowds and Jersey Week. I was wondering …

Travel time at Walt Disney World 
Hello. Awhile back I found a site on the internet with maps of the theme parks showing the travel time at Walt Disney World it takes from attraction to …

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Do "love bugs" negatively impact pool experience in the resorts? 
We have two options: WDW 2012 late may for the week prior to Memorial Day weekend, and June 4th through June 11th (avoiding Gay Days). We have three young …

How to wait for a Walt Disney World vacation? 
Hey Dad, my family and I are just 26 days away from our next trip to Disney World. I went several times as a kid. My wife and I went around the time of …

Will Chinese New Year effect Disney World crowds? 
Planning to go to Disney in January of 2012, from the 20th-28th. The 23rd is Chinese New Year. Will Chinese New Year effect Disney World crowds? Does …

What do Disney World tickets look like? 
Hi I purchased my Walt Disney World tickets from Undercover Tourist at a rather decent discounted price. However, I am terrified that they are somehow …

Disney Magical Express one way 
Hi, I will be going to Disney World in August and I'm flying in from Canada and I'm planning on using the Disney Magical Express. But here's the thing, …

Should we buy Walt Disney World tickets each day? 
I am trying to find out how much the parks cost to enter at the gate? We are going to buy two adult premium 14 for 7 day tickets and share them with our …

Disney World with more than 5 in the family... 
Hi! We are going to Disney World but we have more than 5 people in our family (6). We are on a very tight budget. Do you know what way works best to stay …

Compare the Disney Princess dining for dinner, which is the best value and experience? 
I have a 5 and 7 year old girls who love the princess. We went to Disney 2 years ago in the May of '09 when like 10 inches rain came (rained everyday). …

Family suites at All Star Movie resort 
I have heard that there are Family Suites at the All Star Movies Resort for a family that have 6 people and want to stay together. I have looked every …

Downtown Disney's Car Masters Weekend 
I was just reading about Downtown Disney's 1st Car Masters weekend. My family are huge Cars fans and wish we would have heard about this event sooner so …

The Pirates League and Mickey's Not so Scary Halloween ... 
Hi Dad, we are going to Disney World this September, I was wondering if the Pirates League will extend their hours on the nights the Magic Kingdom has …

Gay Days - Thank You 
But it's not a question. It's a thank you. My travel agent mentioned that part of our vacation (which I've already paid for, of course) would fall on Gay …

Walt Disney World in July 
Hi, My family & I are going to Walt Disney World in July and staying at the Animal Kingdom Lodge. Any specials happening this time of month or anything …

Disney World Water Parks 
Hi Dad, We have been Disney Vacation Club members for several years and travel to Disney at least once a year and sometimes twice. We have never been …

Fantasmic Dinner Package on the Disney Dining Plan 
Is the Fantasmic Dining Package available if you are on the Disney Dining Plan? Would you have to pay extra for this event? Fantasmic Dinner Package …

Will a shuttle launch effect Disney World crowds? 
Hey dad it's Richelle again. Long story short ... The Space shuttle is expected to launch either the day before, or the day of our trip to Magic Kingdom. …

Do you know when the 2012 Disney World hotel prices will be available? 
Hi Dad, I'm hoping to take my family to Disney this coming winter. From your charts it looks like end of January might be the most quiet time at Disney? …

Disney World during hurricane season 
Hi there, I am planning our first trip to Disney World and would love to take advantage of the free dining currently being offered. My only hesitation …

Does Disney offer a price break for groups? 
We are looking at Walt Disney World in February 2012. When is a good time to look at booking our hotel (we want to stay at the All Star Movies). Is there …

What makes Walt Disney World Magical? 
Time to turn the tables and let Dad ask a question. What makes Walt Disney World Magical? I'd love to hear what you think.

I think I goofed. Going to Disney World the first week of December. 
Well Dad, I think I have goofed. I have felt a lot of pressure to plan the perfect trip for multiple reasons ... so I did my homework with the guide books …

Staying off-site 
Dear Dad, Of ALL times for you not to be in "travel agent" mode! I'm needing your help-yet again. We just went to Disney World in November, and we …

Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Dates 
Dad: According to this: 2011 MNSSHP and MVMCP Dates Announced! According to WDWNewsToday.com, here are the 2011 Dates for MNSSHP and MVMCP! Mickey’s …

What should our family do at Disney World while waiting ... 
I got a question for you, Dad.. What should my family and I do at Disney World while we're waiting for our room to be available to check into our room? …

Another Jersey Week Question 
What is Jersey week and will it affect crowd levels to much? Dad's don't worry about it Answer Pete, Jersey Week at Disney World is one of those urband …

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Get a Fastpass early at Disney Hollywood Studios 
Can I go get a Fastpass early at Disney Hollywood Studios while my family gets up and going? And then have the rest of my family join me so they do not …

Remy Chefs de France 
Photo by Jeff Christiansen Have heard that Remy makes an appearance at Chefs de France 4 times per day. Do you have any idea what time? Dad's yes I …

When to go to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
We are going in Nov. 12-18th, Which is a better night for Mickey Very Merry Christmas Party, Sunday or Tuesday as in crowds? Dad's weekdays are best Answer …

Disney World Weather in June  
I was wondering what the Disney World weather in June? I noticed that June has the highest precipitation, but is that all month or mainly the end of the …

Halloween at Disney World 
Can you tell me what you know about the Halloween at Disney World festivities at Ft.Wilderness (trick or treating, sing along, etc.)? Or about Trick or …

We want to see the Christmas decorations at Disney World 
Hello...my family and I have been to Walt Disney World in September for the past 3 years and love the low crowds and free dining! This year we want to …

October or November trip 
Hi Dad- First off I love the site. It's the first place I go when I am curious about something Disney that I don't know the answer to. I usually do a good …

When do the Christmas decorations go up at Disney World? 
When do the Christmas decorations go up at Walt Disney World? November 1st, 5th the 10th? I would love to visit then. Photo by Samantha Decker …

9 day trip to Walt Disney World 
Hi there Dad, Love your site. Very informative and I bookmarked it :) I am planning a 8 night, "technically" 9 day trip to Walt Disney World with my …

Thanksgiving weekend crowds at Disney World 
Dad, you've talked a lot about the park and how crazy it is on Christmas Day. And I know over Thanksgiving weekend it will be crowded... Are the parks …

Resort Crowds at Disney World 
Dad, ok it's me again with yet another question about the resort crowds at Disney World. Can you tell I am a little concerned about this topic? …

Crowds at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 
Hey Dad, We are going to Walt Disney World from Nov 28th-Dec4th. I was very excited to get tickets to Mickeys Christmas Party. I took your advice and …

Disney World crowds and weather.. 
Hi! I just loove your website!! I checked out your crowd n weather pages and here are my questions: I went to Disney in late July and even though it was …

Disney World Crowds during June 
Love your website! Very helpful. We're heading to Disney World the week of June 13. Husband has a conference and we decided to take 4 days for Disney …

Disney World Crowds the week before April 
I am going to Disney World the week before Easter. This year it is the last week of March and the first week of April. I know it is going to busy. I …

Disney World Crowds Calendar Accuracy 
I just wanted to let you know that your Disney World Crowd Calendars are exactly right for us. We have season passes and have been multiple times …

Will Disney World be wickedly crowded at Christmas 
Hi Dad, we are traveling to Walt Disney World over Christmas Break (I know, I know) but my twin girls will turn 5 on December 27 and I really wanted to …

Disney World Spring Crowds 
Hi Dad, Love your site!!! I am also a Dad, but since living in Belgium, so far I had to deal with Disneyland Paris. We (wife and 2 kids, 11 and 8) …

Touring Plan for December 
How does our touring plan for December look? Your December Disney World Crowds page says early December crowds are light. We have two families …

Fight Disney World Crowds or Disney's Free Dining Offer  
Hey Carl - Great site! We went to Walt Disney World last year for the first time and fell in love with the park - we started planning our next trip on …

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