Now Over 16,800 Subscribers!
Brought to you by INTERCOT's network
INTERCOT - Walt Disney World Inside &
INTERCOT West - Disneyland Inside
INTERCOT's WebDisney - Guide to
Disney on the Internet
INTERCOT's MousehutMail - Free Web
As we roll deeper into Summer, fun
keeps rolling out at the Walt Disney World resort. In this edition we take
a look at at the latest News around Walt Disney World, find out the latest
deals, take a look at the latest park calendars release, and learn about a
new forum added to the INTERCOT Discussion Board. It's Insider time!
with Magical Journeys Travel Agency
--Hot Rates --
The weather may be hot during the dog
days of Summer, but with these hot rates you can enjoy saving some cool
cash. Stay at a select Walt Disney World Resort hotel and save up to 40%
with special room-only rates most nights August 15 - October 2nd, 2010. Save
30% at select Disney Value Resorts; book for as little as $58 per night
(plus tax) in a standard room. Save 30% at select Disney Moderate Resorts;
book for as little as $108 per night (plus tax) in a standard room Save 40%
at select Disney Deluxe Resorts; book for as little as $144 per night (plus
tax) in a standard room. Save 40% at select Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts;
book for as little as $177 per night (plus tax) in a studio room. Book now
through August 14th, 2010.
>> Contact Magical Journeys
<<A Taste of Africa>>
Animal Kingdom has announced “The
Taste of Africa Street Party” event that will run from July 9-24, 2010. The
event will be held in the Africa section of the park and will run daily from
3:45 p.m. until park closing.
On July 12th
and 19th, the event will continue till the end of the Evening Extra Magic
The "party" will include kiosks
selling African food and beverages, an African beer and wine tasting in the
Tamu Tamu courtyard, performances by Wasslou, live DJ, a dance party,
authentic African merchandise, and educational animal programs with the
Harambe Wildlife Team.
<<Best Friends Resort
Open for Booking>>
Pet lovers visiting Walt Disney World
Resort can now plan to board the family pet in luxurious new accommodations.
Reservations are being accepted for pet boarding stays beginning Aug. 27,
2010, at the new Best Friends Pet Care Resort. The resort comprises more
than 50,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor space, including 17,000 square
feet of air-conditioned indoor space, 10,000 square feet of covered outdoor
runs and play areas, and an expansive private dog park for the use of pet
resort clients and their dogs. The facility will accommodate up to 270 dogs
and 30 cats for both daytime and overnight boarding. Guests can book
accommodations for their pets at 877-4-WDW-PETS.
As of June 28, 2010 Guests now have
new options for purchasing their on-ride photos from Space Mountain at The
Magic Kingdom. Guests may purchase their photo as a digital download from
the DisneyPhotoPass.com website. Guests may also purchase their photo as a
digital file and combined with other bonus digital content on a
Disney-themed USB drive. The USB Drive will include the Guest's ride photo
plus 7 extra professional stock photos of the Space Mountain attraction.
The original charge for the USB Drive and the first ride photo is $24.95.
Additional photos can be added to the same USB drive as part of the same
transaction for $9.95 per photo. All regular Merchandise discounts apply. In
addition to these new options, Guests may still by prints of the photos at
the on-ride photo kiosk.
<<A New Treat>>
retail location in Epcot's Germany pavilion will soon close and be replaced
by a Werther's Candy Shop. The new location will be named Karamelle-Kueche
and give Guests the opportunity to watch some of the candy being made. The
store will feature caramel popcorn, caramel apples, caramel-covered
marshmallows and caramel-covered strawberries made fresh daily in its show
kitchen. The store will also feature pre-packaged caramels, fudge, brownies,
cupcakes and cookies. The new shop is expected to open Late September 2010.
<<Good Times Return>>
Times Gathering Spot has returned to the Animal Kingdom for most of Summer
2010. The entertainment area in Camp Minnie-Mickey is open 10:00 am till
3:00 pm daily. The area features character meet & greets, storytelling with
Pocahontas and a live DJ. The event will run through August 7, 2010.
familiar with the Emporium in the Magic Kingdom should plan on extra time to
find their favorite wares on their next visit. The Main Street USA shopping
staple has recently rearranged most of its merchandise sections. All of the
displays appear to have been moved with the exception of the Mouseketeer
Ears section, the men’s appeal section, the sport apparel section, and the
women’s appeal section. Some of the merchandise relocations include the
yearly merchandise section replaced by the Housewares section, the
Housewares section replaced by the plush section, the plush section replaced
by the toys and collectibles section, and the princess merchandise section
replaced by the yearly merchandise section. It does not appear that any
merchandise section has been eliminated, just moved to a new location.
<<Beyond the Berms>>
Those looking to plan a vacation
beyond the berms of Disney, should look no further than the new Vacations
Beyond Disney section of the INTERCOT Discussion Boards. The new Universal
Orlando Resort forum is the best place to ask questions and share
information regarding Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, City
Walk Orlando, or the brand new Wizarding World of Harry Potter. For
vacations elsewhere in Florida or beyond the Sunshine State, check out the
other two new forums in this section
Florida Parks & Attractions
Official Universal Orlando Resort Website
-- December 2010 & January 2011 --
The Walt Disney World Resort has released
it's Extra Magic Hours, Operating, and Event schedules for December 2010 and
January 2011. For guests visiting during this time, you will want to visit
the Park Hours and Events pages to aid in planning your trip. Remember, all
times and schedules are subject to change, so check back often.
Magic Hours Schedule and Info
Parades, & Event Schedules
<< Conclusion >>
Whether you can make
it down to catch the Summer fun or can take a trip to catch the opening of
Epcot's newest treat shop, we hope this edition has helped you plan a great
Disney Vacation. We'll be back in a few weeks with more money saving deals
and a look at the coolest tour on Walt Disney World property. See ya real
<< Thank You To Our
The INTERCOT Insider and INTERCOT.com
are supported by the following sponsors who in turn, help us bring the Magic
Vacation Home Details Here
Choose from the finest selection of vacation homes and condos in the
closest locations to Walt Disney World.
Official Ticket Center
Buy & Price Tickets Now!
The Official Ticket Center
is Walt Disney World’s, Universal Studios and Sea World’s #1 guest service
provider for the last 3 years. The Official Ticket Center sells tickets
only, at a discount price.
INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency. An unconventional Travel Agency for the
unconventional client, Magical Journeys is dedicated to finding the best
pricing for your next magical journey. We work hard to save you money, and
still give you the quality service you deserve.
Quicksilver Tours & Transportation
Our drivers are the first personal contact you have when you arrive in
Orlando. No other transportation company goes to the lengths we do to
ensure that your trip is exactly how you imagined it. At Quicksilver, we
truly believe there's no such thing as going "above and beyond" for our
clients. Instead, it's all part of doing our jobs correctly.
Resort Orlando - Celebration
located just 1.5 miles from Walt Disney World with free shuttle service.
roomy guest accommodations and a Starbucks and Pizza Hut right on property!
Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort
In the heart of the Walt Disney World® Resort, the award-winning Walt Disney
World Swan and Dolphin Resort is your gateway to Central Florida’s greatest
theme parks and attractions. Come discover our 17 world-class restaurants
and lounges, sophisticated guest rooms with Westin Heavenly Beds®, the
luxurious Mandara Spa, and many special Disney benefits.
This Disney Vacation Club resale site offers the largest selection of DVC
Resale's anywhere! They are the number one Disney Vacation Club Reseller in
the world. See how easy and affordable it is to purchase your very own piece
of the "MAGIC".
Universal Orlando® Resort
Website: Universal Orlando Resort
Universal Orlando® Resort is more than a theme park. It's an entire
universe of action and thrills featuring TWO spectacular theme parks
unlike anything else in Orlando.
Comments or questions may be sent to