Welcome to our Walt Disney World (WDW) Multi-Media,
Tips, Commentary & Links Pages!
Please Note/Disclaimer: The information provided here within is for entertainment purposes only! It is our goal to share with you our experiences and to provide you with any helpful information that we have learned throughout our visits to "The World". Much of the information is personal interpretation and many of the links go to sites not operated by this site's owner.
Here are our trips, including multi-media, summaries and commentary that you may find interesting or helpful:
DisneyWorld.com - THE OFFICIAL WALT DISNEY WORLD RESORT website. Has become has become an indispensable resource for vacation in WDW
(Before you book your trip, make sure to visit MouseSavers.com (see next entry)
for possible discounts!)
|AllEarsNet.com - Deb's Unofficial Walt Disney World Info Guide - My personal favorite online resource! (Looking for something to do on your day of arrival? Check out some of Deb's suggestions by clicking here!)|
MouseSavers.com - YOU MUST visit here if you're thinking about going
to Disney. This site shows you how to save money on your vacation! A fantastic source for discount information!
|WDW Prep School - A superb resource for beginners and experienced alike! If your WDW question starts with "How do I...?" This is the place to go!|
|UndercoverTourist.com - Official ticket seller at discounted prices; offer iPhone & Android apps|
|EasyWDW.com - A fantastic site with helpful planning and updates. Fresh and constantly updated!|
|The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World With regards to a vacation at Disney, this is "The Bible". We buy the latest edition each time we plan a trip. (Click the title to order it at Amazon.com!)|
Paid Subscription sites that provide premium
TouringPlans.com - Excellent site with extensive information about future crowd level predictions - very extensive information about Disney resorts in general (offer iPhone & Android apps)
RideMax.com - Site exclusively focuses on keeping your wait in line to a minimum (offer iPhone & Android apps)
|TheMouseForLess.com - Just what the name says!|
Planning Toolbox online, includes: Priority seating, transportation wizard,
height calculator, and many more tips and tools! Check it out!
Here's another Transportation Wizard: http://www.ourlaughingplace.com/aspx/twiz.aspx
|Passporter.com - a very popular tour site and publisher of best selling tour plan books (including Disney Cruises - highly recommended!)|
|Intercot - Walt Disney World: Inside & Out|
|Tagrel.com - Print "Cast Member Appreciation Cards", send E-cards, and more!|
|WDWinfo.com - one of the most in-depth and up-to-date information about the "Happiest Place on Earth!"|
|WDW News Today - great informational site with podcasts. BONUS: They stream Park Music continuosly when they're not Podcasting! (Free Android App "WDWNTunes" in Google Play store)|
|Handy Packing Checklists for each family member at WDWPlanner.com|
|Magic Your Band! - Turn your plain Magicband to Fancy for much less at this site!|
|WHILE YOU'RE THERE:|
|If you can't use WDW Magical Express, we recommend
Happy Limo This was our
favorite way (town car) to travel and from Orlando International to WDW Resorts! During our first trip to WDW we took a 'coach van' and found
ourselves waiting at several resorts before finally reaching ours.
Plus Limo service can include a grocery stop if you need it. Update: We used
Happy Limo for a private transfer from WDW Resorts to Disney Cruise Line at
We now use WDW Magical Express, it's become part of the ritual during our trips. We've had good luck with it, and it's included with a WDW resort stay!
|A Baby's Best Friend - Strollers, cribs, and many other special deliveries brought right to your room!|
Grocery Delivery to Walt Disney World Resorts (by local grocers)
GardenGrocer.com - Florida's premiere grocery delivery service!
Goodings Supermarket - Delivers groceries to WDW resorts. Shop online or shop locally.
WeGoShop.com - specializes in delivering groceries
Additionally - Amazon Prime Pantry will ship right to your Resort's Front Desk
|www.diapers.com (1-800-DIAPERS) - Delivers diapers & formula to your resort at reasonable rates|
|TIP: If you're looking for groceries while in The World, the DVC resorts & the Fort Wilderness Trading Posts have a more extensive selection of food items in their shops than other WDW resorts. sub-TIP: Buy your water by the Gallon here!|
|DISNEY VACATION CLUB (DVC):|
|Official Site Call Disney "Your Home" - Order your Free DVC packet today!|
DVCnews.com - Our favorite new DVC website by tjkraz!
> Includes lots of details about each of the resorts...including their "Room Finder" databases!
AllEarsNet.com - Disney Vacation Club: A Primer
MouseSavers.com - Disney Vacation Club
MouseOwners.com - Excellent Source of DVC info
DVC Info. @ Intercot.com
Tagrel.com now has extensive DVC information, including this awesome point calculator!
DVC by Resale (I used this service when I sold my DVC. I highly recommend them!)
The Timeshare Store
ROFR Database - an excellent database tracking (Disney's) Right of First Refusal and other resale info!
DVCtimeshares.com - DVC resales
MouseSavers.com - Point Rental Info.
MouseOwners.com - Point Rental Forum
Redweek.com* - major timeshare rental site
David's Disney Vacation Club Rental Site* - exactly what it says, for owners and renters
Point Trading for Owners
Interval International*- Interval International is an international time share swapping organization. If desired, members can exchange a week's stay at their home resort for a week's stay at one of the many timeshare resorts supported by Intervals International. (more details)
*Please note, I am not endorsing these sites but merely pointing to them. I have never used their services.
|DISNEY CRUISE LINE (DCL):|
Here's some articles, pages & sites we found helpful for first-time cruisers
(like us) on DCL
Blogs & RUMORS
The Disney Blog - huge resource for the latest of all things Disney...check it out!
Jim Hill Media - News, reviews, history and commentary about the entertainment industry (But mostly about the Mouse)
DISNEY RESOURCES FOR ONLINE USE
Sorcerer Radio - Disney World Park Music 24-7! Listen online, transport yourself to WDW!
Disney Podcast Directory - an excellent list of online podcasts...official and not
MickeyAvenue.com - Disney Fonts
Tickers & more
HouseMouseMagic.com - Forum & some really great Countdown Tickers!
MagicalKingdoms.com - Nice tickers, excellent site!
MyVacationCountdown.com - lots of new fresh graphics, huge selection!
DIStickers.com - nice, new, and big tickers!
GENERAL INFO, FUN, & Other WDW Links
I love the tilt-shift videos Disney has been releasing! My favorite is Epcot's: click here
Here's a video of Walt Disney with the Sherman brothers singing "Great
Big Beautiful Tomorrow"
Here's the 2009 Holiday promotion featuring
It's a Small World (my favorite)
Here's a few links to some of my own personal videos from our trips to Walt Disney World:
disneywebcams.com - Excellent new site with great selection of Live Webcams in and around Disney Parks!
Orlando Web Cam from Weatherbug
Martins Videos - Martin has been video taping Disney World since 1979, he has posted a treasure trove of Disney Parks history online!
Walt Disney Family Museum Online - Fantastic!
DisneyPins.com - The official WD Pin collecting website!
Disney Pix - lots & lots of Walt Disney World pictures! (including a few hundred historical Pana-Vue slides!)
Miss the old days at Disney? Check out "Walt Dated World" or "Widen Your World", fun sites dedicated "the good ol' days"!
StartedByAMouse.com - great site, lot's of fun! Info about people who have "started" their lives in WDW (meeting, marriages, etc.)
Tikiman 2001 - everything you want to know about our favorite resort, the Polynesian Resort!
WDWLive.com - Lot's of fun stuff, great photos for wallpaper, and online jigsaw puzzles
Disney World Trivia - Secrets, History, and Fun Facts behind the magic! (Excellent site!)
MagicalMountain.net - Four Parks...One Net. Lot's of the latest info and news about WDW
MOUSETUNES.com - PODCAST! A great podcast about rumors, fun
facts, and other info
(created by the owners of the previous two listed sites)
Burnsland - These are some of the best photos of WDW on the web...especially if you love the trains!
OurLaughingPlace.com - Once a fan sight, now a professional travel site...BUT...they still have many "fan" features including online movies from the parks!
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (The Ride) - an excellent site dedicated just to the now defunct ride!
Tell No Tales - a fan site dedicated to the Pirates of the Caribbean ride! (with pictures, videos, & secrets!)
Disney Cruise Line on "Cruise Talk" forums
MouseBuzz - info and forums
If you have any questions, comments, or information click here to email us!
If you're interested in the long-running montage of Disney Web Themes I used to have on this page, click here.