• 06Jan

    As Disney Vacation Club celebrated “25 years and BEYOND” in 2016, you could say 2017 is the year “BEYOND” begins. Fueled by that forward-looking spirit, Disney Vacation Club recently unveiled “ Membership Magic Ever After ,” a colorful collection of extended Membership Extras from 2016, additional offers and opportunities for 2017 and new Disney developments that together will help pen the next great chapter in our community’s collective story. Among the instantly popular 2016 offerings continuing in 2017 are the Member Lounge for Members visiting Epcot (a lofty space on the second floor of the park’s iconic Imagination! Pavilion), complimentary events after hours in Disney Parks (events to be known this year as “Disney Vacation Club Moonlight Magic”), doubled Walt Disney World Resort  merchandise discounts (the new 20 percent discount, up from the previous 10 percent discount, is valid at select Disney-owned-and-operated shops at Walt Disney World Resort, Disney’s Vero Beach Resort and Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort ), expanded Walt Disney World dining discounts ( Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is now the only Walt Disney World-owned-and-operated table-service restaurant excluded from the 10 percent discount offer) and the waiving of the customary $95 RCI transaction fee (for new RCI reservations made in 2017). New offerings for 2017, meanwhile, include the addition of a proposed 14th resort to the neighborhood ( Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge , scheduled to open in 2017 and not yet fully registered or available for sale), the first Eastern Caribbean Member Cruise (an already-sold-out Aug

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  • 04Sep

    It’s almost time to kick off the holiday fun aboard all four ships! Whether your favorite holiday is Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s, we have something special for you on either our Halloween on the High Seas voyages or Very Merrytime Cruises . If this year is your first celebrating onboard with us, you’ll definitely want to read on. We asked our fans on Facebook and Twitter for their best holiday cruise tips, and we got some pretty awesome responses! I read through all of them (hundreds!) and pulled out my favorites.

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  • 16May

    Get ready for one magical minute! Disney has released the first teaser trailer for its live action version of 'Cinderella,' due out in March, 2015, and although it leaves a lot to the imagination, it's definitely got us more excited than …

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  • 16Jul

    Everyone knows that Magic Kingdom  is the place to be during the holidays.  At least everyone that read my article Disney World Quick Tips- Christmas in the Magic Kingdom .  Now I’m going to continue my Christmas in July series and discuss what happens during the holiday season at Epcot , Animal Kingdom , Hollywood Studios and Downtown Disney .  Click on each heading to be directed to some great photos taken by one of our writers.  Be sure to click on the photo gallery at the bottom for my vacation pictures of the Disney in its holiday finery. Downtown Disney Downtown Disney is like Santa’s Workshop.  Everything you need to fill your stockings surrounds you at every turn.   If I had an unlimited shopping experience at Downtown Disney  my first stop would be the LEGO Imagination Center .  Actually it’s where my husband and older son would blow the most money.  They would stock up on unique LEGO pieces and then get a set to put together when they got home.  Me, well I would take my half and spend it at Once Upon a Toy and Disney’s Days of Christmas .  Once Upon a Toy is where I would splurge on some Mr. Potato Head pieces (for my sons of course) and get a few board games for the upcoming winter months.  Disney’s Days of Christmas store not only has ornaments, but holiday  goodies such as cocoa, chocolate and cookies.  Great gifts to bring home for those unlucky enough to be at Disney with you.  Everywhere you turn there is variety of  one of a kind shops to make everyone’s holiday merrier. After you’ve completed your holiday shopping, Downtown Disney boasts some holiday  events.  Here is where you will find the big man himself, Santa Claus.  Starting mid-November through New Years Day (times vary) you can meet Santa and  give him your wish list in his chalet.  Note: Starting December 25th through January 1st Santa will be replaced by Santa Goofy.  My guess is Santa has a few things to do

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  • 20Apr

    Hey Figment Fans – we have something just for you! Disney Theme Park Merchandise has partnered with Walt Disney Classics Collection to create a series of Disney Theme Park Exclusive sculptures that featured colorful, exuberant, imaginative and beloved purple dragon, Figment. This year, we are introducing the fifth sculpture in the collection, Figment In Tuxedo: Top Hat & Tails! Based on original attraction reference, the new sculpture is a numbered limited edition of 750 – making it a must have for collectors and Figment fans. Figment In Tuxedo: Top Hat & Tails is hand-crafted of fine porcelain and hand-painted. To celebrate the release of the new sculpture, the Art of Disney in Epcot will host Bruce Lau, the artist behind the newest Figment piece. Bruce will be signing his newest creation on Saturday, April 24 from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. & 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Can’t make it to the event, but want to add Figment in Tuxedo: Top Hat & Tales to your collection? Not to worry – you can call Walt Disney Event Services at 407-827-7600 to pre-order the piece. Walt Disney Event Services is open Monday – Friday from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET. Want learn more about the piece? Please visit ArtOfDisneyParks.com . Add this stylish showman to your collection and set your imagination free with Figment!

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