Archive - August 2006
Options Added During "Free Dining" Dates
To accommodate the
additional guests vacationing during the 2006 "Free Dining" promotion
period, Disney is making a number of changes to their Dining Operations and
the Disney Dining Plan. Through October 1, 2006 Disney will be offering
extended hours at various restaurant locations, the new Tomorrowland Terrace
Café will offer a special dinner buffet, Chef Mickey’s will be serving
lunch, additional Dinner shows on select dates and dining plan guests can
trade in one Table-Service credit for one Counter-Service Meal credit and
one of three alternative credit options. The free dining promotion is part
of the “Stay, Play & Dine” package announced in May and had to be booked by
June 25, 2006.
Details & Discussion
"Seasons of Dreams" Package Special
World has announced a "Season of Dreams" package special for guests
vacationing between October 1 - December 23, 2006. Enjoy a 5-night, 6-day
package for as little as $355 per adult, $217 per junior (ages 10-17) and
$176 per child (ages 3-9), based on adult double occupancy at a select
Disney Value Resort, standard room. This Magic Your Way Package includes
accommodations and theme park tickets and must be booked by September 30,
2006. The number of rooms available at these rates are limited, so be sure
to visit INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency,
Magical Journey's web site today and fill out a quote form or call
(570)785-3283 for more details.
Passholder Discounts Announced
released room-only discounts, at select resorts, for Annual Passholders
vacationing between October 1 - December 23, 2006. This code gives you a
flat discount off from rack rates; $20 off Value resorts, $40 savings on
Moderate resorts and a $75 savings on Deluxe and Home Away From Home
resorts. The number of rooms offered at these rates is limited. Ask for code
FBZ. For details contact INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys
at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
Disney World Package Specials Released For Disney Visa Cardholders
released discount rates on Magic Your Way packages for Disney Visa
Cardholders vacationing at Walt Disney World between October 1 - December
23, 2006. Ask for code
ZBC for Magic
Your Way or code ZBD for Magic Your Way Plus Dining. Reservations must be
booked by September 30, 2006.
For details on
these and other special rates call INTERCOT's Official Travel Agency,
Magical Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
website and fill out a quote form.
Fall Entertainment at Magic Kingdom
As part of the
"Year of a Million Dreams" celebration this fall, Disney is planning to
bring new outdoor shows to Magic Kingdom. New entertainment includes; "High
School Musical Pep Rally," a "Royal Court Academy," a "Woody's Cowboy Camp,"
a yet-to-be-named castle forecourt show and morning parade along Main Street
U.S.A.. Year of a Million Dreams begins October 1, 2006. Official dates for
the new shows have not been announced. Stay tuned to the News forum for
further details as they are released.
Changes to Disney World Dinner Shows in 2007
January 1, 2007 new pricing and tiered seating will be available at Disney’s
Spirit of Aloha and Pioneer Hall Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue. Guests can now
select the area where they will be seated based on table availability.
Advanced Dining Reservation for the Luau and Hoop-Dee-Doo will follow the
180 days booking policy. Reservations for 2007 opened August 6,
2006.Currently there are no announced changes to Mickey’s Back Yard BBQ show
Disney World Packages Now Available
has released the details and prices for the 2007 Vacation Packages. Some of
the significant changes for 2007 are; Packages can now be booked for up to
14 days, the price of the dining add-on went up $1 per day for adults and
will include a round of miniature golf and Premium & Platinum plans can get
Magic Your Way Base Tickets, and get them for as little as one day. For
additional details, and to book your vacation for 2007, contact INTERCOT's
Official Travel Agency, Magical Journeys at 1-570-785-3283, or visit their
web site and fill out a quote form.
Disney World Ticket Price Increase!
has announced that ticket prices for its four parks in Orlando will be
August 6, 2006.
A basic one-day, one-park ticket will cost $67 plus tax, up from $63. Pass
prices for Florida residents and Annual Passholders will be going up as
well. This is the second price increase this year. The new ticket and
admission prices can be found
Buy & Price Tickets Now
Candlelight Processional Narrators Announced
for the 2006 Candlelight Processional have been released. The list of
celebrities this year include; Cuba Gooding Jr., Steven Curtis Chapman, Kirk
Cameron and Gary Sinese. Dinner packages go on sale August 15. The packages
for the Candlelight Processional include a meal at a select Epcot restaurant
and special reserved seating at the American Gardens Theater. There will be
three daily showings from November 24 through December 30 at 5:00, 6:45 &
Calendar Released for February 2007
World Resort has released it's
Extra Magic Hours, Operating and Event schedules for February 2007. 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.