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Spring 2015 Disneyland® Resort Savings

Now’s your chance to enjoy a flurry of savings!

For a limited time this Spring, Disney’s California Adventure® Park is immersing its guests into the world of Arendelle with Frozen Fun Live – a special event with meet and greets, shows, and interactive experiences.

And now, you can save on your upcoming stay at one of the three Disneyland® Resort Hotels!

Save up to 20% on select Premium rooms at a Disneyland® Resort hotel on most weekday stays (Sun.–Thu.) between 4/5-6/16/2015

Booking Dates:
Book now – May. 7, 2015

Travel Dates:
Stays most Sun. – Thu. nights Apr. 5 -Jun. 16 with travel completed by Jun. 17, 2015. Some blockout dates apply.

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Additional savings may be available exclusively to Disney Visa® Cardmembers! Availability is limited so contact your Magic Maker® today before this offer melts away!

Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room at the same hotel for select Sunday through Thursday nights. 20% savings valid for travel between 4/5/15 and 6/16/15. Book 3/25/15 through 5/7/15, with travel completed by 6/17/15. Savings available on Premium, Deluxe and Woods/Garden/Courtyard rooms; select Concierge rooms; and Paradise, Artisan and Regal suites. Ask about savings on other room types. 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.

New Itineraries and Ports for Disney Cruise Line in Summer 2016

In Summer 2016, Disney Cruise Line will add more “magic” to their European cruises by setting sail for its first British Isles itinerary – with stops in Scotland, England, Ireland and France! Additionally, Disney Cruise Line will return to Norway, Iceland and ports of call in more than 15 European countries.

In addition to the tour of Europe, itineraries are set to revisit favorite destinations elsewhere around the globe including Alaska, the Caribbean and the Bahamas.

British Isles itinerary – NEW

Disney Cruise Line will sail from Dover, England on its very first British Isles itinerary. The 12-night cruise on the Disney Magic will sail to Invergordon, Kirkwall and Greenock (Glasgow), Scotland; Newcastle and Liverpool, England; Dublin, Ireland; Le Havre (Paris), France; and Guernsey; one of the Channel Islands.

Iceland and Norway – NEW

Explore the natural wonders of Iceland with two new 12-night Disney Magic sailings. Each itinerary includes two days in Reykjavik and a stop in Akureyri, Iceland; Bergen, Norway; and Kirkwall, Scotland. Departing from Dover, England and concluding in Copenhagen, Denmark, the June 17 cruise also visits Stavanger, Norway and Newcastle, England. The July 13 cruise departing from Copenhagen, Denmark and concluding in Dover, England also visits Oslo and Kristiansand, Norway and Invergordon, Scotland.

Norwegian Fjords from Dover – NEW

For the first time, Disney Cruise Line will sail from Dover, England on a seven-night cruise to the majestic Norwegian fjords in which the Disney Magic will visit Stavanger, Alesund, Geiranger and Bergen, Norway.

More Summer 2016 Itineraries

  • Disney Magic will return to favorite destinations in northern Europe, the Greek Isles and the Mediterranean with a variety of seven-night and longer sailings.
  • Disney Wonder will return to Alaska in May – Aug., sailing from Vancouver, Canada to Tracy Arm, Skagway, Juneau and Ketchikan.
  • Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy will continue to sail from Port Canaveral to the Bahamas and Caribbean on a variety of itineraries. All of these cruises include a stop at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.

Take a look at what’s in store for Summer 2016:

Bookings for Summer 2016 open to the public on Thursday, March 26! Contact your Magic Maker today for more details!

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Summer 2015 Walt Disney World® Room Discount

Enjoy Cool Summer Savings at the Walt Disney World® Resort

Why not make new family memories this Summer at “The Most Magical Place on Earth?” From thrilling twists and turns on the new Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom® Park to the frosty fun experiences of Frozen Summer Fun at Disney’s Hollywood Studios®, your upcoming trip is a dream come true in the making!

For a limited time, you can save up to 30% at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays most nights Jun. 16 – Aug. 27, 2015. Not only will you enjoy staying closer to the magic, your stay will also include an array of special Disney touches and magical extras that only on-property guests receive!

Travel Dates:

  • Save up to 30% most nights Jun. 16 – Aug. 27, 2015 (when booked between Mar. 23 – Jun. 12, 2015)

Contact your Magic Maker® today for pricing and availability!

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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. Everyone in the same room must be on the same package. Additional 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 campsites, 3-bedroom villas, All-Star Movies, Port Orleans – French Quarter, the Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian, Disney’s Polynesian Villas and Bungalows, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and is not valid at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort—The Little Mermaid Standard View Rooms. 30% savings for select Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts; lower savings may be available for other Resorts.

Disney Cruise Line Announces Military Rates

Disney Cruise Line has announced special Military Rates for select sailings. These sailings will give you an opportunity to experience  the best shows, family activities, dining, and ports in the cruise industry. These Military rates are available to all retired and active U.S. Military personnel (U.S. Air Force, U.S. Army, U.S. Marines, U.S Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. National Guard, U.S. Army Reserve and U.S. Department of Defense personnel). Active and retired members of the U.S. military must provide valid identification at time of check-in. U.S. Military service member is required to sail to take advantage of this offer. Activated members of the U.S. National Guard or the U.S. Army Reserve must also show active duty orders (active duty papers must be dated as of January 1st of the previous year to qualify).

Booking Window: Monday, Mar. 23 – Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015

Available Sailings:

Sailing From Itinerary Ship Sailing Date Category Available
 Port Canaveral, FL 3-Night Bahamian Disney Dream 04/03/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/12/2015 Select
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 04/18/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/19/2015 Select
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 04/25/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/26/2015 9C
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 05/02/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 05/03/2015 9C
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 05/09/2015 5A

 

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Offer applies to new bookings only. Not combinable with other discounts or offers. Military personnel will be required to present valid military identification at time of check-in. Offer limited to a maximum of 1 stateroom per sailing. Exceptions will be made for Military personnel with immediate family members exceeding stateroom capacity. Other stateroom types are available at varying rates. Excludes taxes, fees, and port expenses (all amounts are per person and subject to change). See Disney Cruise Line brochure for applicable terms and conditions.

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, Mar. 23 – Sunday, Mar. 29, 2015

Available Sailings:

Sailing From Itinerary Ship Sailing Date Category Available
 Port Canaveral, FL 3-Night Bahamian Disney Dream 04/03/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/12/2015 Select
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 04/18/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/19/2015 Select
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 04/25/2015 Select
7-Night W Caribbean Disney Magic 04/26/2015 11B
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 05/02/2015 5A
7-Night E Caribbean Disney Fantasy 05/09/2015 5A

 

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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.

Changes Coming for Wishes Dessert Party

Instead of fighting the crowds to find that perfect viewing spot, wouldn’t you rather Cast Members in the Magic Kingdom® Park reserve a place for you? For years, that’s what many of our clients have done by booking the Tomorrowland® Terrace Fireworks Dessert Party! But starting July 5, 2015, the exclusive party held at the Tomorrowland® Terrace will be getting a new name and enhanced menu.

Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party will feature a delightful menu of sweet treats and a selection of hot and cold beverages. Some of the menu items you can expect include:

  • Chocolate-dipped Strawberries
  • Chocolate Mousse
  • Ice Cream
  • Seasonal Fruit and Cheese
  • Disney Character-themed Cupcakes
  • Hot Drinking Chocolate
  • Signature Lemonade
  • Coffee and tea
  • Sparkling Cider Toast (during Wishes)

Price*:
$49 for Adults
$29 Ages 3 to 9

Reservations are recommended, however, you may be able to walk up without a reservation. The Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party is available most nights. Contact your Magic Maker® to make your reservation.  As always, Guests with dietary restrictions can be accommodated. Just let your Magic Maker® know when making your reservation.

Start planning your trip today and discover that wishes do come true!

*Price and menu options subject to change without notice.  Admission to Magic Kingdom® is required.

U.S. Navy Blue Angels Perform Flyovers at Magic Kingdom® Park

Guests visiting the Magic Kingdom® Park this morning received a special treat that typically isn’t included in a normal days admission.

Scheduled to perform this weekend at the Melbourne Air & Space Show, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels organized a flyover of the iconic Cinderella Castle and Main Street, U.S.A.® on their way from their home base in Pensacola, FL. Six F/A-18 Hornet jets, capable of super sonic speeds, performed two flyovers – the first holding the traditional Delta Formation and the second executing a Delta Breakout.

Check out this video:

 Shortly after their flyover, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels shared their excitement on their Twitter account:

We’ll be loading some photos of the flyover soon, so be sure to check back!

‘Frozen Summer Fun’ Returns to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

The Walt Disney World® Resort has announced that the coolest event at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® is returning this Summer!

Frozen Summer Fun – Live at Disney’s Hollywood Studios® will take place Jun. 17 through Sep. 7, 2015. Running daily, the event hosts activities themed after Disney’s popular movie, Frozen. Activities include (all events and times subject to change):

  • Frozen Royal Welcome – Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf will appear in a special procession down Hollywood Blvd twice daily.
  • For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration – (Hyperion Theater) Anna, Elsa, and historians from Arendelle tell of their kingdom’s history through tales and some help from the audience in the form of sing-alongs. This show takes place several times daily and will appear in a new home at the Hyperion Theater.
  • Olaf’s Summer Cool Down - Several times each day Olaf and his friends are welcomed to the Event Stage to have some Summer fun with everyone!
  • “Coolest Summer Ever” Dance Party – The party really gets started each evening as DJ Chill takes the Event Stage!
  • Frozen Fireworks Spectacular – What better way to end your day than with fireworks? Each evening, Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf take the party into the sky! And you guessed it – the spectacular will be set to the music of Frozen!

Frozen Summer Fun – Live is included with standard park admission to Disney’s Hollywood Studios®. Throughout this special event, Anna and Elsa will also continue to meet and greet guests at Princess Fairytale Hall in Magic Kingdom® Park.

Breakfast Coming to ‘Be Our Guest Restaurant’

Magic Kingdom® Park has announced that starting this Friday, March 20, their Be Our Guest Restaurant in New Fantasyland™ will begin testing a new prix fixe breakfast menu. This fast casual breakfast will be served daily from 8a-10a. At this time, the test period is set to run through June 18, 2015.

Meals are a quick service entitlement on the Disney Dining Plans or for those paying cash – $19.99 + tax for adults, $11.99 + tax for children ages 3-9 years. Advance Dining Reservations are accepted and recommended. Like at lunch and dinner, the breakfast menu options all have a French touch to them as well. Meals will include an entree, a pastry basket for sharing and selection of self-service beverages. Menu options include:

  • Assorted Cured Meats and Cheeses
  • Assorted Breakfast Sandwiches
  • Eggs Florentine
  • Vegetable Quiche
  • Fried Donuts
  • Waffles
  • French Toast Sticks

Kids options include:

  • Crepes du Cogsworth
  • French Toast
  • Waffles
  • Various oatmeals and cereals

Advance Dining Reservations open on March 17th for all dates March 20 – June 18, 2015. Contact your Magic Maker® for more details!

Menu options subject to change.

Magic Kingdom® Favorite Treats on the Move

No need to worry — your favorite Magic Kingdom® treats are still available, just at different locations.

To better accommodate the demand for the ever-popular Dole Whip, Aloha Isle and Sunshine Tree Terrace have swapped locations inside Adventureland®. So, now you will find your Dole Whip cup, Dole Whip float, and fresh-cut pineapple in the new Aloha Isle location next to Walt Disney’s Enchanted Tiki Room attraction. Orange Bird and his famous Citrus Swirl can now be found at the new Sunshine Tree Terrace across from Swiss Family Treehouse.

Both locations still participate in the Disney Dining Plan! A Dole Whip Float continues to be one of our favorite uses for a snack credit!