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Universal Orlando, SeaWorld & Disney World Refurbishments & Closings

by Leap on April 16, 2014 · 16 Comments · in News & Refurbishments

Updated April 16, 2014 Here is the list of Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando and Disney World refurbishments and closings. All refurbishments and closings are subject to change without notice. Disney World Refurbishments Magic Kingdom® Park Pirates of the Caribbean CLOSED April 28-May 1 Tomorrowland Transit Authority – Peoplemover CLOSED May 3-Jun. 30 Astro Orbiter CLOSED May 3-Aug. 20 [...]

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Guests Will Be Able to Book More FastPass+ Reservations Per Day, Across Parks

Big news today from Tom Staggs, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts about FastPass+ and MyMagic+. Disney is working on FastPass+ enhancements that will allow guests to have more than three FastPass+ reservations in a day AND give them the ability to make FastPass+ reservations in more than one park per day. These are [...]

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Disney World, Universal & SeaWorld Orlando Planning for April

by Leap on April 1, 2014 · 0 Comments · in News & Refurbishments

Thanks to a late Easter, many of you will be enjoying your first vacation of the year in April. Of course, it’s always a good time to visit Orlando, and this month is no exception. Mardi Gras at Universal Orlando and the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival continue throughout the month, the latter held [...]

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Starting March 31, Off-Site Disney Guests Can Make Advance FastPass+ Reservations

by Leap on March 27, 2014 · 10 Comments · in Touring Plans, MyMagic+ & FastPass+

We’re doing the Frog Family Hoppy Dance today because there’s very good news to report for many of you headed to the Walt Disney World Resort soon! Starting March 31, guests not staying at a Disney World resort can make FastPass+ reservations up to 30 days in advance. Guests will need to create MyMagic+ accounts [...]

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Should You Use FastPass+ for Fireworks and Parades? Our Recommendations Plus Viewing Locations

by Leap on March 27, 2014 · 2 Comments · in Touring Plans, MyMagic+ & FastPass+

This question has come up a few times in our discussions of MyMagic+ and FastPass+. Today, we wanted to spend some time addressing whether it makes sense to use a coveted FastPass+ for fireworks and shows. The very best answer I can give is that it is truly up to you and should be based [...]

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