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Should I Join Disney Vacation Club? Is It Worth It – Your Guide to Making the Decision to Join DVC

Disney Vacation Club - Is it Worth It?

Disney Vacation Club – Is it Worth It?

Should I Join Disney Vacation Club? Is It Worth It?Your Guide to Making the Decision to Join DVC

If you’ve spent any time around they Disney resorts, you’ve probably heard of Disney Vacation Club – also known as DVC. You may have seen the booths around the parks, the advertisements on the resort television, the plug on Disney’s magical express, or the resorts themselves popping up around the property. Let’s face it, DVC is growing and it’s getting bigger every day. The question I’m asking is – Do you really know DVC? Even if you’ve considered joining, do you really understand the benefits and just how much it could benefit you to join? It is a big decision to make, but it could be one that you never regret. The intention of this post is to un-cloud some of the mystery around DVC, help you understand what it is, tell you some of the facts, and help you decide if it’s right for you! I will say I’m a bit biased because I am a member and I think it’s one of the best decisions we ever made; however, I didn’t buy in immediately. We waited until the right time and now we are so happy we did. Read on for more if you’re curious or curiouser…….

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Did you Know Disney Series: Checking Into Your Resort Online

Did you Know Disney Series: Checking Into Your Resort Online

Disney's Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary

Disney’s Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary

I have yet another installment for you in the Did you Know series, where I teach you facts that you may or may not have known about how to make your vacation even more magical. This series includes how-to’s with detailed screenshots for those of you who are currently not in the know! This post focused on online check in. For anyone staying on property at a Disney resort, I highly recommend doing online check in. This allows you to by-pass long lines when you arrive at the resort; and, for the veterans to Disney, can allow you to bypass the desk altogether and go straight to your room! How exciting is that?! Read on for more!

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Did you Know Disney Series: Fastpass Plus How to – It’s Free and Easy!

Hollywood tower of Terror line

Hollywood tower of Terror line

Did you Know Disney Series: Fastpass Plus How to – It’s Free and Easy!

If you want to avoid lines like the one in the picture above – you need the green mickey head in your life! Fastpass plus is free (included with admission at no additional cost) and easy to reserve. I cannot tell you how many times someone at the parks asks me how I got into that ‘special’ fastpass line. I’ve also had people ask me how much extra I paid for it. I want the word to get out, once and for all, that this is at no additional cost to you and it’s super easy to reserve. Fastpass plus saves you time and sanity! This post is all about how to reserve your rides online. Read on for the step by step!

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Just How Magic Are Magic Bands? Disney’s Shaking More Pixie Dust on Them Every Day!

The Real Power of Magic Bands

Magic Bands – Walt Disney Worlds Power tool

Just How Magic Are Magic Bands? Disney’s Shaking More Pixie Dust on Them Every Day!

This post is all about the almighty magic band. I’m learning day by day with each foray into the parks just how powerful these babies are. It seems that Disney is adding more and more functionality to them all the time. They really are something you NEED to have now when touring the parks to make your vacation as seamless as possible. Trust me, I was the biggest skeptic of them all when they debuted but I’m now on the bandwagon and trying to drive it! I’ve found that not only do they make my vacation easier but it keeps me worry free and literally lighter as I’m touring. Let me tell you all the magic they create for you….

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Disney Pin Trading: A Beginners Guide and FAQ

Disney Pins on Lanyard

Disney Pins on Lanyard

Disney Pin Trading – Perhaps you’ve heard of it. Perhaps you’ve seen people with pins on their lanyards. Perhaps you’ve seen people talking with cast members frequently and wondering what they’re doing. And maybe, just maybe, you’ve seen the pin trading huts and wondered what they were all about. If any of those statements apply to you or you’re really wanting to start pin trading but don’t know what the heck it is, this post is for you. Read on for more…..

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How Birthdays are Done at Disney: The Pixie Dust Comes Out Flying

Desserts at Disney Restaurants for Birthday

Desserts at Disney Restaurants for Birthday

Birthday Treats at Walt Disney World From Various On Site Restaurants – California Grill/Le Cellier/Mama Melrose/Le Chefs De France
 

How Disney Does Birthdays

So, Since I just came off of a birthday trip to The Happiest Place on earth, I figured I would post some little known information about celebrating birthdays at Disney World. Read on if you’d like to know OR see pictures of food porn…….

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