Posts by David Mumpower

No, Disney Has Not Brought Back Annual Pass Sales

On Tuesday morning, June 28th, the official Walt Disney World website suffered a technical glitch that wreaked havoc on cast members. In today’s update, I’ll explain what happened and why it doesn’t impact you. Oops Word spread like wildfire on social media Tuesday. Attentive Disney fans noticed that two Walt Disney World annual passes were […]

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The Grand Floridian Expansion Has Arrived

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa improved dramatically this week, as the highly anticipated expansion has opened. Here’s what you need to know about the new and improved DVC experience at the Grand Floridian. The New Inventory We’ve known for a while that the Disney Vacation Club would add new inventory at […]

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Best Places to Stay for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Two months from now, Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party makes its triumphant return after a three-year absence. Last year, DVC fans enjoyed Disney After Hours Boo Bash instead, and we all liked it well enough. Let’s be honest, though. It just wasn’t the same. We’re happy to have the real deal back for 2022, and it’s […]

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Victoria & Albert’s Returning in July

Victoria & Albert’s has announced its return, Disney has promised more changes at the Grand Floridian, and Spider-Man has crashed into a wall. We have some unique updates today. The Most Expensive Disney Restaurant Reopens Next Month Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has nearly completed its latest Disney Vacation Club conversion. Now that the […]

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Kona Cafe Closing for Refurb

I’ve got alarming news for coffee addicts. Kona Café will close for refurbishment in August, but we don’t know for how long. The DVC Update Yes, my fellow fans of Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Kona Café will shut down on August 15th for renovations. Management hasn’t announced any additional details beyond that fact. However, a […]

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Brightline Gets Its Federal Grant Money

The Brightline transportation project in Central Florida just gained government support for a bold, new plan. I’ll explain the good news in today’s update. The Government Grant While most theme park headlines have focused on the Reedy Creek Improvement District, the real politicking in Florida has occurred behind the scenes. Disney and Comcast have jockeyed […]

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Disneyland Ends All Annual Pass Sales

The Happiest Place on Earth has just shut down its annual pass program, and it’s not a half-measure this time. Here’s what just happened. The Annual Pass Mess Continues Last August, Disney announced its replacement for the former annual pass program. This new system, Magic Key, would work like the old annual pass system, albeit […]

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Disney Updating Star Tours Again

Imagineers are feeling The Force these days, as Disney just announced a few Star Wars updates. The most important one involves more scenes coming to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue! Let’s talk about it. More Scenes = More Randomization Disney just hosted Star Wars Celebration 2022. So, most of what we’re discussing stems from […]

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Disney Announces Lightning Lane Pricing for Cosmic Rewind

By the time you read this, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind will likely be up and running at EPCOT! So, we’ve got a few new details about how Disney’s latest roller coaster will work. Read on to learn more… Lightning Lane Pricing We had expected the Lightning Lane price for Cosmic Rewind to cost […]

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The New Grand Floridian Rooms Are Available to Book Online

You wanted more inventory at Walt Disney World’s most revered hotel, and now you’ve got it! Yes, I’ve finally got the booking news you’ve wanted for a decade now! Next Stop: DisneyVacationClub.com In December of 2011, the Disney Vacation Club finally gave fans what they wanted. DVC announced an expansion at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort […]

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