Walt Disney World Florida
ChattyMum86 · 28/06/2020 23:23
Hi folks, has anyone travelled from the UK to Disney Florida and could share any tips?
Thanks in advance 👌🏻
bloated1977 · 28/06/2020 23:26
Go onto Facebook and join groups like 'It's Orlando time' for great tips.
Mightymurphy · 30/06/2020 15:53
Yes! What would you like to know? I also recommend he DIBB and Facebook groups mentioned above.
BaconAndAvocado · 30/06/2020 20:11
I've been 4 times and am planning to return in 2021. Slightly addicted!
Tips would be...........save, save and save. It's an expensive holiday but oh so worth it!
Definitely go on The Dibb website as mentioned above, there's loads of advice on there from some serious Florida fans.
WisestIsShe · 30/06/2020 20:15
Yes, we've been a few times and loved it. They're making an awful lot of changes for covid though and we've decided not to go again before 2022. I'm very sad, we should have been going in August.
DeepSleepBathSoak · 30/06/2020 20:53
People who've been, how much did it cost? I looked into it a few years ago and was aghast at park tickets being around £80 per person per day!
HermioneWeasley · 30/06/2020 20:56
Read/watch on YouTube Disney food blog (it’s not just about food). It has all the advice.
First thing is to decide if you’re just doing Disney, or other parks as well, and if you want to stay on Disney property or do you own hotel/villa, and whether you want to drive or use Disney transport/ubers.
Gazelda · 30/06/2020 21:04
What's your budget? How many travelling? Do you want to do Universal too, sealife, Kennedy etc? How long will you spend there? What ages? Do you prefer fully catered, or self catering? Are you willing to drive while there (its very easy to adapt to)
TravelGem · 30/06/2020 21:04
I was due to go this May
my one bit of advice would be to plan plan plan!!! You can either do it cheap by staying off property but you'd need to factor in transport costs.
Most of the fun is in the planning and you can save yourself a lot of money by booking at the right time however with everything that's going on I doubt Disney will be releasing free dining or discounted rooms.
All of the sites/ YouTube channels recommended are really worth looking into. I'd also recommend the group deewol's Orlando park ticket updates on Facebook
Georgielovespie · 30/06/2020 21:11
@DeepSleepBathSoak children aged 10 are classed as adults but the child ticket is only about £20 less anyway, you get a 14 day ultimate pass for all 6 parks (4 parks plus 2 water parks, includes park hopping so you can go to two parks in a day) it is about £1700 for 4 "adults".
It is definitely over $100 for Magic Kingdom per person per day but it has over 60 attractions.
You can make it cheaper re flights and accommodation and knowing what time of year to go. The Dibb is a really friendly website, there are trip reports and food reports, you can ask a question that may have been asked a million times and it will get answered.
We did say it would be a holiday of a lifetime, seems I have had several lifetimes we love it.
We book and get free dining worth £1500 ish so food is always covered for Disney. We also do Universal, and have done Seaworld, Aquatica etc.
amusedtodeath1 · 30/06/2020 21:12
I should be there right now, never been before, holiday of a lifetime, first holiday abroad in 17 years, I'm so peed off I can't even plan another yet, but if I was I'd you tube The TIm Tracker, The Lodge Guys, DFB food guide, there's loads of info on YT. Also The Dibb forum as other PP have mentioned.
Planning at the moment is difficult, nothing is as it was 4 months ago and no one knows when/if it will go back to the way it was or not.
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