Disneyland 2017 Deal!

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If you are considering a trip to Disneyland in 2017, our friends at Get Away Today have some fantastic deals! We wanted to pass them along because we all love saving on vacations, right? With the Disneyland 60th celebrations winding down, 2017 is a great year to plan a trip to Disneyland. Get Away Today is an expert at Disneyland vacations including staying off-property if that is what works for your family. They have put together 2017 vacation packages and pricing that include:

  • Adults at Kids’ Prices for travel in January, February, May, August and September (3-day and longer Park Hopper tickets only)
  • Extra Day Free on 4-day Park Hopper Tickets valid all of 2017 (5 days for the price of a 4 day ticket)
  • Layaway plans are available for just $125 down – you have up until 2 weeks before they go to make final payment

There are a fun new things to experience at Disneyland. Come see the new show at the Hyperion Theater: Frozen–Live at the Hyperion. If you are a Star Wars fan, come see all the new star wars highlights including

  • Star Wars Launch Bay
  • Hyperspace Mountain
  • Star Wars: Path of the Jedi – 10 minute film
  • New Jedi Training show

Get Away Today can price out staying at a Disneyland Resort hotel or staying at a hotel in the surrounding area. And this is a great deal on passes! Our family is looking forward to visiting Disneyland is 2017 and all the great Disney fun!

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Disney Parks Pricing Changes

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Just recently, Disneyland and Disney World rolled out new price changes for park tickets. The changes mainly effect 1-day ticket purchases and that really makes the biggest impact on Disneyland visitors. Most guests to the Disney World will stay for multiple days and purchase multiple day tickets. Multiple day tickets at both parks still offer the better discount as the price per day decreases with each additional day you add.

If you are visiting the Disneyland resort this year and plan to visit for one day, now there is a tiered pricing based on the day you visit. The choices are value, regular and peak. If your wondering when the busy times of year are, they are the “peak” price tier. Here is a graphic of the year of the 1-day ticket pricing tiers at Disneyland.

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The greatest price breaks come with a 3-day park pass, but here is a quick rundown of multiple park passes at Disneyland:

2-day Adult (Ages 10+): $195/ticket
2-day Child (Ages 3-9): $183/ticket
Park Hopper will add $40/ticket

3-day Adult (Ages 10+): $255/ticket
3-day Child (Ages 3-9): $243/ticket
Park Hopper will add $40/ticket
Magic Morning Early Access with these passes

4-day Adult (Ages 10+): $280/ticket
4-day Child (Ages 3-9): $265/ticket
Park Hopper will add $40/ticket
Magic Morning Early Access with these passes

5-day Adult (Ages 10+): $295/ticket
5-day Child (Ages 3-9): $280/ticket
Park Hopper will add $40/ticket
Magic Morning Early Access with these passes

Disney World has new 1-day ticket tier pricing as well following the same style although their calendar has different peak and regular days, which shows that crowds are different in Orlando. Here are the 1-day ticket pricing tiers for Disney World:

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At Disney World, multiple-day park passes are available up to 10-days but here are prices up to one week. The more days, the greater the per day discount (Magic Morning Early Access only available for resort guests):

2-day Adult (Ages 10+): $202/ticket
2-day Child (Ages 3-9): $190/ticket
Park Hopper will add $55/ticket
Adult tickets about $101 per day

3-day Adult (Ages 10+): $290/ticket
3-day Child (Ages 3-9): $272/ticket
Park Hopper will add $55/ticket
Adult tickets about $97 per day
4-day Adult (Ages 10+): $325/ticket
4-day Child (Ages 3-9): $305/ticket
Park Hopper will add $69/ticket
Adult tickets about $81 per day
5-day Adult (Ages 10+): $340/ticket
5-day Child (Ages 3-9): $320/ticket
Park Hopper will add $69/ticket
Adult tickets about $68 per day

6-day Adult (Ages 10+): $355/ticket
6-day Child (Ages 3-9): $335/ticket
Park Hopper will add $69/ticket
Adult tickets about $59 per day

7-day Adult (Ages 10+): $370/ticket
7-day Child (Ages 3-9): $350/ticket
Park Hopper will add $69/ticket
Adult tickets about $53 per day

So it pays to stay more days at the parks although other costs can add up! If you are planning to visit a Disney park for 1-day, remember to check the new tier pricing.

If you are hoping to buy Disneyland tickets for a reduced price, be leary of companies you find on the internet that offer savings as there are a lot of scams for Disneyland. Our friends at Get Away Today offer special deals for Disneyland tickets and are a local travel agent. We also recommend the site Undercover Tourist for both Disneyland and Disney World discount passes although they mainly have multiple day passes. As always, our friends at Destinations in Florida always have deals for Disney World!

Disneyland Hotel Review

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If you are considering visiting Disneyland during the 2016 year, we highly recommend staying on property at the Disneyland Hotel. We recently stayed at this hotel on our last vacation and we loved the new renovations they did over a year ago. The pool was renovated with a new Monorail theme slide area that kids love! The pool area includes 3 pool areas for families – one being the slide area. The only downside is that you can’t sit in one area and see all three pools to watch your kids while they swim. My preschooler went down the small slide about 100 times!

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As always at all Disney pools, they offer complimentary life vests for little ones as well as free pool towels. We enjoyed some delicious lunch pool side from Tangaroa Terrace. It was fantastic!

Between the three Disneyland resort hotels, the Disneyland Hotel is the oldest hotel and has the largest rooms for families because of its age. We have stayed at the Disneyland Hotel many times and we love the new renovations. The lobby was redesigned to be more open concept as well as the surrounding areas. The hotel still has the three main towers of rooms.

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We stayed in the Adventure Tower with views of the pool. This tower also has theme park views available. Between the three resort hotels, the Disneyland Hotel offers the most Disney-theme magic! The most magical thing that was added to each room is a beautiful wood-carved headboard that lights up fireworks when you turn it on, and plays “When You Wish Upon A Star”. It was so lovely! The lights were just enough for a soft nightlight when we slept. Our kids loved it!

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For our big family, we had plenty of room in the hotel and we loved it there. It was a short walk to the parks and we were so close to Goofy’s Kitchen which is a great character dine!

We know at Disneyland, there are a lot of choices in places to stay with your family. But I think the best part of our trip was staying at the Disneyland Hotel. We were able to come back to our room to rest and we loved relaxing at the pool or hanging in our room.

The room is filled with Mickey magic and kids will love it there!

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Disney Deals for Winter

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Disney just released their new packages for winter travel for December into March. Stay, Play & Dine is back! This is a bundle discount that offers a little bit off everything in the package. A minimum stay of 3 nights and 2 day tickets is required. The only requirement to book a package with Destinations in Florida is a $200.00 deposit, and the balance must be paid in full 45 days prior to arrival.

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  • 10-30% off discount for travel December 14-20 2014 & January 5-March 7 2015.
  • Booking Window October 6th-December 29, 2014 for Disney Visa Holders and October 9th-December 29, 2014 for the general public (excluded Art of Animation Little Mermaid Rooms, Grand Floridian Villas, Bay Lake Tower, Poly Villas, and Campsites)
  • Room Only Discount for travel January 5-March 28, 2015
  • Value Resorts:
    • All Star Sports, All Star Music, All Star Pop, and Art of Animation Suites are 15% off on weekends, 20% off on weekdays
    • All Star Movies are 10% off on weekends, 15% off on weekdays
  • Moderate Resorts:
    • Coronado Springs, Caribbean Beach, Port of Orleans-Riverside, Wilderness Cabins are 20% off on weekends, 25% off on weekdays
    • Port Orleans French Quarter are 10% off on weekends, 15% off on weekdays
    • Coronado Springs Suites are 10% off all nights
  • Deluxe Resorts:
    • Yacht Club, Beach Club, Boardwalk, Polynesian, Contemporary, Grand Floridian, Wilderness Lodge, Animal Kingdom Lodge (standard and pool view only at Animal Kingdom Lodge) are 30% off all nights
    • Animal Kingdom Lodge Club Level and Savanna View are 20% off all nights
  • Deluxe Suites at all Deluxe Resorts:
    • 10% off Villas Saratoga Springs, Old Key West, Beach Club, Boardwalk Villas, Wilderness Lodge Villas
    • 30% off all nights Animal Kingdom Lodge Jambo and Kidani
    • 20% off Excluded Resorts Grand Floridian Villas, Campsites, Grand Villas, Bay Lake Tower, Art of Animation Little Mermaid Rooms, Villas at Polynesian

There is very limited space for this deal. Disney is not offering any free dining discounts for this time but the room discount is really the better discount.

Disney’s Aulani

This winter you can escape the chill and experience a whole new world of fun at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawai‘i.

4 nights and get the 4th night FREE: Includes a complimentary breakfast. Or, stay longer and save even more with 30% off stays of 5 nights or longer, plus complimentary breakfast*. for stays most nights Jan. 4-March 23, 2015.

Winter is the perfect opportunity to discover Aulani, winner of Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2014 for Top Family Hotel in the U.S.!

There’s so much that’s included with a stay at Aulani like amazing water fun at the pools, waterslides and lazy river, nightly entertainment, a supervised kids club and so much more – on top of an award-winning spa and amazing dining!

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20% on Premium rooms: This discount includes all 3 of the Disneyland Resort hotels for most Sunday through Thursday nights on select premium rooms, including:
  • Disneyland Hotel – Premium, Deluxe and Concierge rooms and Regal suites
  • Grand Californian Hotel – Premium, Deluxe, Concierge and Woods/Garden/Courtyard rooms and Artisan suites
  • Paradise Pier Hotel – Premium and Concierge rooms and Paradise suites

Save 15% on Standard rooms:

  • Discounted rates are valid for stays select Sunday through Thursday nights October 26 through December 18, 2014.
  • Book through November 19, 2014
  • Please note: These special rates are not available on Fridays or Saturdays or from November 13 through November 16 and from November 21 through December 13, 2014. Non-discounted room rates may be available on these dates instead.

Good Neighbor Hotel Discounts:

  • 4-day, 3-night vacation at a Good Neighbor Hotel including ticket package starting at $90 per person, per day for a family of 4, this package includes:
  • 4-Day/1 Park Per Day Disneyland Resort Theme Park Tickets
  • 3 nights in a standard room at the Clarion Hotel Anaheim Resort—a conveniently located Disneyland Resort Good Neighbor Hotel

That’s a total package price starting at just $1,440*! Sample rate is valid for most arrival dates October 10 through October 30, 2014, with travel to be completed by November 2, 2014. Book by October 28, 2014. Offer subject to availability.

A package reservation at a Good Neighbor Hotel can be booked up to 2 days prior to arrival, excluding holidays and Sundays.

Disney Cruise

October in National Cruise Month and Disney is offering the following discounts to book your next Disney cruise (please not booking dates are ending soon!!):

Book select 7-Night sailings on Disney Cruise Line from Port Canaveral and enjoy a $100 Onboard Credit! Valid sailings are select 7-Night Caribbean voyages departing January 3-March 29, 2015 aboard the Disney Magic or Disney Fantasy. Valid on new bookings only, must be booked October 6-13, 2014.

New lower rates on Miami, Florida cruises to the Caribbean and Bahamas aboard the Disney Wonder.

Sail Dates:

  • October 26, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
  • October 31, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
  • November 9, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
  • November 14, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
  • November 19, 2014 – 4-Night Bahamian Cruise
  • November 28, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise
  • December 3, 2014 – 4-Night Bahamian Cruise
  • December 7, 2014 – 5-Night Western Caribbean Cruise

Rates start at $125 per person, per night—Pricing is based on double occupancy in an Oceanview Stateroom (Category OGT) with Restrictions. Total price for 2 guests is $1,250 for 5 night sailings and $1,000 for 4 night sailings. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of approximately $110 are not included.


That is our collection of winter deals for Disney travel. If you are interested in planning a Disney trip or cruise, get a free quote from the experts at Destinations in Florida. They can help you make the Disney magic happen!

Happy Travels!!

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Travel Products We Love: Part 4

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We would like to share with you our next travel product that we love! It is the PiggyBack Rider! Do you have a preschooler who has outgrown a baby carrier backpack? But they get tired walking for long distances? And they don’t want to ride in a stroller or you don’t want a bulky stroller where you are going? We came across this dilemma recently with our preschooler. Our family likes to hike but our preschooler gets tired hiking for very long, and he is way too heavy and big for a carrier backpack. We discovered the PiggyBack Rider and it truly solved our problem!

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The PiggyBack Rider is a strap device that a parent wears and it safely hooks the child into the straps while they ride piggyback. There are straps that go around the child’s arms and then they latch into the straps on the parent. Then the child stands on the bar that hangs in the back. It is quite an ingenious device.

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We have used it on several long hikes and it has been great for our preschooler. He can get down quite easily and walk when he wants to. I did have to help my husband get him on the back but once they got in the swing, my three year old could climb in on his own.

We do have one note on the PiggyBack Rider. It does wear on your back for long periods of time, as would anything where you were carrying your child on your back. With that note, if you were going to use it at a Disney Park for an entire day, we would recommend NOT carrying your child for long periods of walking. It would be good at a Disney Park if you took breaks and the child rode on and off throughout the day. But if your back couldn’t handle carrying your child all day, then don’t plan on using this for hours and hours.

The PiggyBack Rider has also been popular with celebrity parents. Here is a photo of Liev Schrieber carrying his kids around town using it.

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If you are interested in learning more about the PiggyBack Rider, you can visit their website to view videos and see photos of how it works. You can also purchase a PiggyBack Rider on Amazon, which is where we bought ours.

Happy Travels!

For more travel products we love:

Travel Product: EasyLunchboxes
Travel Product: Mommy Hook & Walk-Along Stroller Handle
Travel Product: The Shrunks

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