Disney Parks Drop Face Mask Requirements

Walt Disney World just updated its face-covering rules again…and you’re gonna like the news! Here’s what just happened. The New Rules Okay, let’s start with the headline. Walt Disney World has ended its indoor face mask requirement for vaccinated guests. Disney still expects unvaccinated park visitors to wear face masks for their own protection. Enforcement […]

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What Are the Benefits of Using DVC Points?

Since Disney ended the Magical Express program, you may wonder about the remaining benefits of using DVC Points. I’m happy to tell you that extra benefits remain plentiful. Here are several huge positives that come from using DVC Points. Early Theme Park Entry The Walt Disney Company wants to reward its most loyal guests. For […]

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Extended Evening Hours Added at Hollywood Studios

Okay, I don’t want to get your hopes up, but Disney’s at least tinkering with an update to Extended Evening Hours. We’ll talk about that, the latest Star Wars Hotel criticism, and Disney Genie+ additions in today’s update. A Third Park? A Third Park!!! Disney Vacation Club points users adore Extended Evening Hours. This amenity […]

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Disney Increases Food Prices Again

Walt Disney World has performed its annual batch of food price increases again. Let’s talk about how this will impact your next trip. Pandemic Pricing Is a Thing I’ve ordered the same meal at Five Guys for the past several years. Unfortunately, it costs about 35 percent or $10 more than in 2017. I can […]

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Two New Toy Story Land Play Sets Are Coming

Disney’s Hollywood Studios will add two new Play Sets at Toy Story Land. Also, some wonderful character greetings are returning to the parks. We’ve overflowing with good news in the latest DVC update! Enhancements Coming to Toy Story Land At the start of 2022, I discussed the arrival of several new park attractions. One of […]

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People Really Want That Figment Popcorn Bucket

After only a few days, the 2022 International Festival of the Arts already qualifies as the most headline-generating event to date. EPCOT hosted this event for the first time in 2017. Somehow, the sixth iteration of this festival has gained more attention than any previous one. What’s the big deal this time? I cannot believe […]

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Ratatouille Makes a Big Change

The next time you visit EPCOT, you’ll have a much better chance of riding Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. Also, we have an interesting change at an All-Star Resort to discuss in today’s DVC update. Ratatouille Switches to Standby In late September, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios dropped its Boarding Group system. […]

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Recent Park Changes That Are Here to Stay

We’ve entered the final week of 2021, which means we’re looking back as we prepare to move forward.  For Disney fans, the past 18 months have come with plenty of confusion as longstanding policies suddenly collapsed.  Then, new ones arrived, and nobody’s quite sure which ones are temporary vs. permanent.  So, let’s talk about the […]

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Holiday Week News and Notes

Happy holidays, everyone! I hope that you’re among loved ones and savoring the best moments in life! Alas, Disney news never stops. So, I’ve got a few updates to provide you a distraction in between eggnog and gift wrapping. A Disney Genie+ Surprise This week, Mickey’s Once Upon a Christmastime Parade at Magic Kingdom has […]

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DVC Loses Its Shadow. You Can Help Get It Back.

Would Disney ever fire a dog? The answer may surprise you… Yes, I’m click-baiting today, but it’s because loyal fans of a specific Disney resort are livid…and you can help. In better news, Disney has brought back another character greeting, and two DVC resorts are officially in holiday mode. Disney Fired Shadow. Yes, I’m Serious. […]

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