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Q&A: How does the PhotoPass CD work?

Question: I have a question about photo pass as I don’t really understand it. I want the one that is approx $200 and i don’t know whether i order it before or when we get there, when should we get it and where from? I understand you get all the pictures on the disc and there is no limit to […]

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Uh oh, I’ve lost my…

The last thing you want to be worried about on holiday is losing your property, but I’ve found that Walt Disney World is also the kind of place where it is easy to lose things! You’re busying around, putting down and picking up your bags every time you get on and off a ride, see […]

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Before you leave the country!

There are a few bits and bobs that you’ll want to do and/or buy before you leave the UK, so you’re ready for your holiday. There’s obviously the Disney research, planning your days, booking your meals kind of planning, but here I’m going to cover some of the things that are more specific to visiting […]

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Getting your dollars and spending at Disney

One of the bigger issues international visitors face on their trips to Disney is getting and spending their dollars. I should start by saying that I am in no way a financial expert, nor am I offering advice on what to do. But it can be helpful to hear how other people manage the exchange […]

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Dealing with the jet lag

Travelling to Disney from a different country brings its own challenges – one of these being jet lag! While it is far worse in the other direction, it really counts when you’re going to Disney – you want to be ready to jump in and enjoy yourself! I never think the time difference has much […]

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Speaking a different language

This and some of the subsequent posts are taken from my stint as a guest author on a Disney fan site, which I thought I’d share with you all.  We all know that there’s the odd word or phrase that Americans and the British use differently. Generally, it’s not an issue, probably thanks to the huge amount of American […]

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Q&A: Should I extend my stay?

Question: Hi there, really need the advice of someone in the UK! travelling next October, have booked 14 night stay at POFQ. Haven’t booked flights yet but from the ones going out this year it looks as though we will arrive at MCO about 13:30. We are getting the magical express in but then will […]

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Q&A: Do I need to book dining?

Question: Is it worth booking restaurants online before you go for the evening seated dining plan or can you just book on the day in the park or walk in when ready? Answer: The short answer is yes, book your dining online in advance! I totally get why you might want to wing and have […]

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Q&A: Are we doing too much?

Question: We are thinking of going for 19 nights, in February and are planning on doing WDWR, Universal, Discovery Cove, SeaWorld, Aquatica, Busch Gardens. How exhausting is the time out there and do you think we are being too ambitious. It’s going to be a holiday of a life-time so want to try and cram as much in as possible but […]

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Q&A: Fair-skinned in Orlando advice

Question: We are thinking of going in February, I have an 11 year old and 7 year old daughter both fair skinned like myself what are your thoughts? Answer: I’m joining you and your kids in the fair-skinned tribe, so I understand the risks of being outside so much in the sun. However, you’ve picked a […]

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