Could the Disney Vacation Club be Right for Your Family?

You see the signs everywhere when you visit Walt Disney World: on busses, in the hotels, even at the parks: “Have you heard about Disney’s best kept secret”? That secret, of course, is the Disney Vacation Club, and as Disney continues their plans to expand their timeshare option with the construction of more DVC properties….well, I don’t know that it is much of a *secret* any more.

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Should You Take Your Children Out of School for a Disney Vacation?

If you have school-age children, at some point you have probably considered taking them out of school to visit Disney World. It can be a tough decision, and the right answer may be different at different ages of your children.

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Disney World Quick Tips – Affordable Disney Pin Collecting Tricks

When we discovered pin collecting, we discovered a great way of keeping our Disney vacation souvenir budget under control. Because pins are now our souvenir of choice, we are better able to plan our souvenir purchases and stick to a planned budget. We don’t get sidetracked, and don’t suffer “buyer’s remorse” when we get home either.

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5 Quick Tips for Saving Money on Food at Disney World

It’s no huge secret that food can end up being one of the major expenses on a vacation to Disney World. Yet there are a number of ways that you can plan your meals and save money. Probably the most well-known option is the Disney Dining Plan, especially if you are able to take advantage of the very popular Free Dining promotion.

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Affordable Disney Vacations: Buying Discounted Disney World Tickets

If you are planning a vacation to Walt Disney World, buying discounted Disney World tickets is an excellent way to save money. And there are many vendors who are selling discount tickets to Walt Disney World. The problem is in determining who is reputable, and who is not. Here are several easy tips to help you decide which ticket brokers you can trust, and which ones you should steer clear of.

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Magical Meals: A Guide to Affordable Dining at Walt Disney World

The Affordable Mouse, a website and blog that provides help for those trying to save money on their Disney vacation, has announced the publication of a brand new e-book that focuses specifically on dining at Disney World. Magical Meals: A Guide to Affordable Dining at Walt Disney World was written to answer the many requests by readers of The Affordable Mouse for a guide that would provide information and cost-cutting strategies for food and meal planning at Disney World.

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Affordable Disney Vacations: The Kim Possible Adventure at Epcot

Always on the look-out for free fun at Walt Disney World, we discovered something very cool at Epcot’s World Showcase, on our recent trip: the Kim Possible Adventure. Did you know that by reading and following directions, looking for….and finding….clues, you can “save the world”? No? Well don’t feel bad, neither did we until we stumbled upon this fun, interactive activity. Don’t tell your kids, but it’s educational too…but they don’t need to know that part. What you do want to tell them…and all the grown-ups in your group too….is that this is a GREAT way to spend some time in World Showcase, and that they WILL have a blast!

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