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2017 Mickey’s Halloween Party Dates Announced for Disneyland® Park

Disneyland® Resort in Southern California has announced details for Halloween Time taking place Sep. 15 through Oct. 31, 2017.

During Halloween Time, the entire Disneyland® Resort area is decorated for the most be-witching time of the year. Two popular Disneyland® Park attractions, Space Mountain and The Haunted Mansion, feature special Holiday overlays. And new for 2017, Halloween happenings will take place in Cars Land and Buena Vista Street at Disney California Adventure® Park.

Another part of Halloween Time at Disneyland® Resort is Mickey’s Halloween Party. This special-ticketed event allows guests young and old to don a costume and trick-or-treat in Anaheim’s ultimate neighborhood, the Disneyland® Park! You’ll even see the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow make his spooky ride through the heart of Disneyland® Park each night of the party! Purchase of tickets to Mickey’s Halloween Party include:

  • An exclusive Halloween Screams fireworks spectacular show
  • Admission to the Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park up to 3 hours prior to the event’s start time
  • Meet-and-greet opportunities with Disney pals and Villains
  • Trick-or-treat stations offering both yummy candy and healthy goodies
  • Special entertainment
  • Access to nearly all Disneyland® Park attractions, including the Halloween-themed attractions such as Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy and Haunted Mansion Holiday

Dates and times for Mickey’s Halloween Party are:

  • Wed. Sep. 20 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Sep. 22 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Mon. Sep. 25 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Wed. Sep. 27 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Sep. 29 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Tue. Oct. 3 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Oct. 6 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Tue. Oct. 10 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Oct. 13 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Tue. Oct. 17 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Oct. 20 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Tue. Oct. 24 (6:00p-11:00p)
  • Fri. Oct. 27 (7:00p-midnight)
  • Tue. Oct. 31 (6:00p-11:00p)
Tickets are on sale now. Ticket prices range from $95 – $120 depending on party dates with some discounts available for Annual Passholders on select dates. Due to popularity, some of the parties do sell out, so contact your Magic Maker® now for more details on this spooktacular event!

Florida Residents Sail and Save on Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line has announced special rates exclusively for Florida Residents on select sailings. Experience fantastic shows, onboard activities for the entire family, delectable dining, and visits to the most exciting ports in the cruise industry – including Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

Booking Window: Monday, Jul. 24 – Sunday, Jul. 30, 2017

Available Sailings:

Sailing From Itinerary Ship Sailing Date Category Available
 Port Canaveral, FL 4-Night Bahamian Disney Dream 09/04/2017 7A
7-Night E. Caribbean Disney Fantasy 09/23/2017 5C
7-Night W. Caribbean Disney Fantasy 09/30/2017 5C
San Juan, PR 5-Night E. Caribbean to Miami Disney Magic 12/01/2017 Select

 

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Offer limited to 50 staterooms and is subject to availability. Other discounts do not apply. Proof of Florida resident is required for at least one adult member on the reservation within 48 hours of booking. Failure to submit complete identification will result in a cancellation with applicable cancellation fees. Florida resident must be at least 18 years of age. Other stateroom types may be available at varying rates. Taxes, Fees, and Port Expenses not included. See Disney Cruise Line brochure for applicable terms and conditions.

Save 20% On Select Disney Cruises Fall 2017 From New York City

Here’s your chance to save 20% on select Disney Cruise Line sailings this fall! Whether you are a first time cruiser or a proud Castaway Club member, you’ll be wowed by Broadway-caliber shows, diverse dining options, festive Halloween activities and great destinations!

Offer Details:

Some important details on Verandah Staterooms with Restrictions:

  • Full payment is required at the time of booking for all Guests and is non-refundable.
  • Full legal names of all Guests are required at time of booking and no name changes are allowed.
  • Specific stateroom will be assigned at a later time, based on availability.

Contact your Magic Maker® today! Availability is limited!

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Not combinable with Disney Vacation Club Points. Rate does not include Gratuities or Port Adventures. The number of staterooms allocated for this offer is limited. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Rates are in U.S. dollars Offer subject to Disney Cruise Line Terms and Conditions.

Late Summer Savings at Disneyland® Resort

Now is the perfect time to “Hero Up” at the Disneyland® Resort! In Disney California Adventure® Park, join a thrilling mission to rescue the Guardians of the Galaxy on the all new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! attraction. And in Walt’s original park, Disneyland® Park, enjoy the return of Fantasmic! including brand new scenes for its 25th Anniversary.

Offer Details:

Contact your Magic Maker® today! Availability is limited!

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Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same premium room at Disney’s Grand Californian® Hotel & Spa for most Sunday through Thursday nights. Valid for travel between 8/6/17 to 9/28/17. Book from 7/18/17 through 9/28/17, with travel completed by 9/29/17. Savings are available on Premium, Deluxe and Woods/Garden/Courtyard rooms; select Concierge rooms; and Artisan, Junior and Regal suites. Ask about savings on other room types and other hotels. Not valid on previously booked rooms. Advance reservations required. Subject to availability as the number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Excludes applicable fees and taxes. Limit two (2) rooms per reservation and five (5) people maximum per room. Not valid in combination with any other hotel discounts or offers. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Separate Theme Park admission required to enjoy the Parks.

Late 2017 Savings at Walt Disney World® Resort

Celebrate the Holidays while Saving at the Walt Disney World® Resort

New family memories are waiting to be made at “The Most Magical Place on Earth”! You’ll enjoy a magical mix of new and unforgettable experiences – from expeditions that celebrate the magic of nature at Pandora – The World of Avatar inside Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park to festive celebrations at Magic Kingdom® Park during Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween and Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas parties, your upcoming trip is a dream come true in the making!

 

Contact your Magic Maker® today for pricing and availability! Availability is limited, so don’t delay!

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The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length-of-stay requirements may apply. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room. Additional adult per-adult charges may apply if more than two adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Advance reservations required. Offer excludes 3-bedroom villas, campsites, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – The Little Mermaid standard rooms. 20% savings for select Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts; lower savings may be available for other Disney Resort hotels.

Disney Destinations News from the D23 Expo

Here’s the latest Disney Destinations news from the D23 Expo in Anaheim, California. This page will be continuously updated as details emerge.


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Disney MaxPass at the Disneyland® Resort

On July 19th, Disneyland® Resort will launch a new service called Disney MaxPass inside their parks!

Disney MaxPass combines two popular Disneyland® Resort services to help your day in the parks be as magical as it can be.

  1. Disney PhotoPassDisney MaxPass gives you unlimited downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass photos from your day in the park. This includes photos taken on select attractions, during select Character dining experiences, and even all normal and Magic Shots taken by Disney PhotoPass photographers.
  2. Disney FASTPASSDisney MaxPass also enables mobile FASTPASS booking and redemption times via the Disneyland® app. No more walking over to the attraction – simply make a FASTPASS selection (subject to availability) using the app and then scan your code at the entrance when it’s time to experience the attraction!

Current attractions using Disney FASTPASS service include:

  • Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • Buzz Lightyear Astro Blasters
  • California Screamin’
  • Goofy’s Sky School
  • Grizzly River Run
  • Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!
  • Haunted Mansion
  • Indiana Jones™ Adventure

  • Matterhorn Bobsleds
  • Radiator Springs Racers
  • Roger Rabbit’s Car Toon Spin
  • Soarin’ Around the World
  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue
  • Toy Story Midway Mania

Disney MaxPass will be offered for an introductory price of $10 a day (additional pricing options available for Disneyland® Resort Annual Passholders) and can be added in advance or once inside the park. The option of using the existing Disney FASTPASS service at the kiosks is still available at no additional cost.

Contact your Magic Maker® for more details!

You  are strongly advised to check the day’s FASTPASS ticket availability and other Park details before purchasing Disney MaxPass or using a Park ticket with Disney MaxPass as FASTPASS tickets for your preferred attractions may not be available at the time of purchase or use. FASTPASS tickets are limited and availability is not guaranteed. FASTPASS tickets may be obtained only while you are in the Parks and may not be available for entertainment through Disney MaxPass. An experience that does not have Disney FASTPASS® availability at a kiosk will not be available using Disney MaxPass. The Disney MaxPass benefit will expire at the end of the day or when the Passport it is associated with expires, as applicable. Disney MaxPass is nonrefundable, nontransferable, may not be redeemed for cash and is subject to other restrictions. Price, terms, entitlements, attractions and entertainment are subject to change or cancellation without notice. Passholders who purchase the Disney MaxPass benefit may not use the value of any separate ticket media toward the purchase price of Disney MaxPass.

Disney PhotoPass service is subject to the PhotoPass terms. Online registration required. Disney PhotoPass Photos captured during the day your Disney MaxPass is used or during the validity dates of your Passport, as applicable, must be linked to your Disney account and may be downloaded pursuant to the expiration policy. Not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos. Downloads are restricted to personal use by Disney account holder only and may not be used for a commercial purpose. Subject to restrictions and change without notice.

Message, data and roaming rates may apply for the Disneyland app. Availability subject to handset limitations and features may vary by handset or service provider. Coverage and app stores not available everywhere. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first.

Disneyland® Park Announces New ‘Fantasmic!’ Viewing Options

On July 17, 2017, Fantasmic! will return to Disneyland® Park after a brief hiatus due to adjacent park refurbishment to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Guests wishing to end their day at “The Happiest Place on Earth” by enjoying a performance of Fantasmic! will have several options to reserve a space.

Fantasmic! will continue to use Disney FASTPASS® Service in a process similar to that currently used for World of Color. The viewing area will be divided into reserved and stand-by viewing for each scheduled performance.

Reserved viewing areas are exclusively for those guests holding a FASTPASS® for that performance. These can be obtained in two ways:

  • FASTPASS® Distribution – Beginning each day at park opening, Fantasmic! FASTPASS® Distribution will begin on a first-come first-served basis on Big Thunder Trail in Frontierland. Your Fantasmic! FASTPASS® will be marked with the assigned showtime, suggested return time and your preassigned viewing section.
  • Fantasmic Dining Packages – Several dining options are now available including a 3-course dinner at the Blue Bayou Restaurant or River Belle Terrace or an on-the-go option from Hungry Bear Restaurant. Pricing varies by location. See below for more details

Stand-by viewing will continue to be offered in selected areas while space permits.

Fantasmic Dining Package Options

Blue Bayou Restaurant

Includes choice of starter, entrée, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage from prix fixe menu. Price is $65 for adults, $25 for children (age 3-9).

River Belle Terrace

Includes choice of starter, entrée, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage from prix fixe menu. Price: $45 for adults, $25 for children (age 3-9)

River Belle Terrace – Premium 8:00p Seating

Includes choice of starter, entrée, dessert and non-alcoholic beverage from prix fixe menu and you’ll be able to stay at your seat to watch the first performance of Fantasmic! from the outside patio where you’ll be seated!
Price: $60 for adults, $40 for children (age 3-9)

Hungry Bear Restaurant Fantasmic! On-the-Go Package

Includes choice of entrée and natural soda or for kids choice of entrée and bottled water, juice box or milk.

Price: $29.99 for adults, $19.99 for children (ages 3-9)

Please contact your Magic Maker® for more details.

Separate theme park admission is required. One (1) Fantasmic! FASTPASS® ticket will be distributed per package. Each person in the party must purchase a dining package in order to obtain a ticket. Tickets are valid only for the designated show time on the same day as the dining experience. Packages and tickets may not be refunded, redeemed for cash, exchanged for a different date or time, or sold. Early and late arrivals will not be accommodated. Some reserved viewing areas feature standing room only, with special accommodations available for Guests with disabilities. Fantasmic! may be cancelled due to technical or weather issues without notice. Cast Member and Annual Passholder discounts may be available. Children must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older for the duration of dining and viewing. No refunds or exchanges will be available, even if the show is cancelled. All information is subject to change without notice.



Travel Tip: Why Should You Get Travel Insurance?

When you think of a dream vacation, you may think of warm weather, palm trees, relaxing on a sandy beach – all while making special memories with your family and friends. Sounds perfect, doesn’t it?

When you’re planning your vacation, no one likes to think about all the “what ifs.” The world is full of things you can’t control! Unexpected sickness or injuries. Hurricanes. Snow storms. Travel delays. Involuntary termination or layoff. There’s a long list of unforeseen things that may try to get between you and your getaway, and unfortunately there’s no way to stop them from occurring. But, travel insurance can help you reduce the financial impact of these mishaps!

Here’s a video showing a little more about how Travel Insurance works:

Please note: Coverages, benefits, limitations and exclusions vary for each insurance plan. Because every situation is different, your Magic Maker® may advise you to contact the insurance provider directly for clarification on any specific questions you may have.

Contact your Magic Maker® today to add Travel Insurance to your Vacation!

The purchase of Travel Insurance is encouraged but is not required in order to purchase any other travel product or service offered to you by Off to Neverland Travel®.

2017 Epcot® Candlelight Processional Dining Packages Now Available

Advance Dining Reservations (ADRs) for the 2017 Epcot® Candlelight Processional Dining packages are now open. These dining packages pair a delicious breakfast, lunch or dinner at select Epcot® and Epcot® Resort area table service restaurants with a holiday show that will leave you in awe!

After enjoying your meal, you will receive a pass for reserved seating for one of that evening’s Candlelight Processionals showings. The Candlelight Processional – a joyous retelling of the Christmas story performed by a celebrity narrator, a 50-piece orchestra, and a mass choir – is one of the most beloved holiday traditions at the Walt Disney World® Resort. Show times take place 3 times each day.

Dinner packages are available for the following Epcot® restaurants:

  • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall  (B,L,D)
  • Biergarten Restaurant (L,D)
  • Chefs de France (L,D)
  • Coral Reef Restaurant (L,D)
  • The Garden Grill Restaurant (B,L,D)
  • La Hacienda de San Angel (D)
  • Nine Dragons Restaurant (L,D)
  • Restaurant Marrakesh (L,D)
  • Rose & Crown Pub & Dining Room (L,D)
  • San Angel Inn (L,D)
  • Spice Road Table (L,D)
  • Teppan Edo (L,D)
  • Tokyo Dining (L,D)
  • Trattoria Al Forno (B,D)
  • Tutto Italia Ristorante (L,D)
  • Via Napoli (L,D)

All packages include a 3-course meal and non-alcoholic beverage (or buffet where applicable). Adult pricing start at $43 for breakfast, $44 for lunch and $51 for dinner (pricing varies by location) but all will use (2) table service entitlements per person if using the Disney Dining Plan. Separate park admission is required. While purchasing the Candlelight Processional Dinner Package is not required to see the show, we recommend it as the Candlelight Processional shows tend to fill up quickly due to popularity.

This year’s Celebrity Narrators include:

  • 11/24 – 11/26 – TBD
  • 11/27 – 11/28 – TBD
  • 11/29 – 11/30 – TBD
  • 12/1 – 12/3 – TBD
  • 12/4 – 12/5 – Pat Sajak
  • 12/6 – 12/8 – TBD
  • 12/9 – 12/11 – TBD
  • 12/12 – 12/14 – TBD
  • 12/15 – 12/17 – Trace Adkins
  • 12/18 – 12/21 – Neil Patrick Harris
  • 12/22 – 12/24 – CCH Pounder
  • 12/25 – 12/27 – Jaci Velasquez
  • 12/28 – 12/30 – TBD

Celebrity narrators and dates are subject to change without notice

If you have already planned a holiday visit to the Walt Disney World® Resort, you’ll want to contact your Magic Maker® today to check on availability of the Candlelight Dinner Package during your stay.