Holidays in Walt Disney World Resort
It’s the place where dreams come true. Imagine six fantastic Disney Parks, two exciting night-time entertainment districts, and a state-of-the-art sports complex. Now add in over 20 themed Resort Hotels, plus countless opportunities for dining, shopping and recreation, and it’s easy to see why Walt Disney World Resort is the number one holiday destination in the world. With something for everyone, Walt Disney World Resort promises the holiday of your dreams. And come true they do – just like magic.
Best time to visit Orlando: Spring or autumn when you get all that lovely Florida sunshine but without the intense heat.
The main airport near Orlando is Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is 19km south-east of Orlando. Sanford Airport (SFB) is 43km north-east of Orlando.
Did you know that we now fly from London Stansted to Orlando for Summer 2016? Book up early to avoid disappointment
The best specials in town are returning to the menu from 21 April 2016. We’re dishing up FREE Disney Dining when you book a Disney Moderate or Deluxe Resort Hotel by 3 November 2016, or FREE Breakfast for Disney Value Resort bookings by 7 July 2016.
When you book a dream Walt Disney World Resort in Florida holiday including Disney Park Tickets for five nights or more, everyone in your party dines for FREE for their whole holiday!
Valid for new bookings made between 21st April – 3rd November 2016 for arrivals : 1st Jan – 30th November 2017**
Don’t forget! You can upgrade any of the Free Disney Dining Plans at an additional cost at the time of booking, simply pay the difference in cost of Dining Plan which can be advised by your Travel Agent!
Available at over 50 locations, this plan includes per person per night’s stay: 2 Quick Service meals, 2 selected snacks & 1 x Refillable Resort Mug
Valid when staying at any of the following resorts: Disney's Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney's Coronado Springs Resort, Disney's Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground and Disney's Port Orleans Resorts
Available at up to 100 locations, this plan includes per person per night’s stay: 1 Table Service Meal, 1 Quick Service Meal, 2 selected snacks & 1 x Refillable Resort Mug
Valid when staying at any of the following resorts: Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, Disney's Beach Club Resort, Disney's Boardwalk Inn, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Polynesian Village Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Disney's Wilderness Lodge, Disney's Yacht Club, Disney's Animal Kingdom Villas, Disney's Beach Club Villas, Disney's Boardwalk Villas, Bay Lake Tower at Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Old Key West Resort, Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and The Villas at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.
Available at up to 100 locations, this plan includes per person per night’s stay: 3 Table Service Meals or Quick Service Meals, 2 selected snacks & 1 x Refillable Resort Mug
Free Disney Dining* - Stays are subject to room availability. Eligibility for the Disney Free Dine offer requires a minimum length of stay of 5 consecutive nights, and a maximum of 21 consecutive nights at the same participating Disney Resort Hotel. A Disney Dining Plan must be selected for all members of the party travelling who are aged 3 and over at time of travel and for the full duration of the stay. Children aged 3-9 (at time of visit) must order from the children’s menu where available. Disney Dining Plans are not valid for children under 3 years. Offer is only available if a package including accommodation at a Walt Disney World Moderate Resort and participating Disney Deluxe Resort or select Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts, plus Disney Tickets for the whole party and a Disney Dining Plan are booked together. Gratuities are not included, an optional 18% tip will be automatically added to your table service bill. The number and type of rooms allocated to this offer are limited and subject to availability.
*Disney Dining Plan definitions:
• Quick Service Meal includes a choice from any Quick (Counter) Service Restaurant of one main course, one dessert (except at breakfast) and one single-serving non-alcoholic beverage; OR one complete combo meal with dessert (except at breakfast) and one single-serving non-alcoholic beverage.
• Table Service Meal includes a choice of one main course, one dessert (except at breakfast) and one single-serving non-alcoholic beverage; OR one full buffet and one single-serving non-alcoholic beverage. Dessert is not available with breakfast but may be replaced with one single-serving non-alcoholic beverage.
• Snack is a choice of ONE of the following: medium fountain soft drink, one 20oz bottle of soft drink or water, 12 oz coffee or hot chocolate or hot tea, single serving pre packed milk or juice, one popcorn scoop (single serving box), one frozen ice cream novelty or piece of fruit at selected locations.
• Refillable Resort Mug entitles the guest to unlimited refills of fountain soda from the Quick (Counter) Service Restaurant in the Resort Hotel where the guest is staying. Mugs are not eligible for refills in Theme Park, Water Park or Disney Springs locations.
Disney’s Ultimate Ticket is your key to the magic, explore all SIX amazing Parks and come and go as you please. Fourteen days of admission for the price of seven includes entry to Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course* plus miniature golf**, access to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex*** and Disney Quest Indoor Interactive Theme Park****
Plus with Disney FastPass+ reserve must do experiences including selected FastPass+ attractions, shows, parades, Character Greetings and more, before you even leave home! Disney’s Ultimate Ticket allows you to experience Disney FastPass+ and enjoy Memory Maker with every 2017 adult Ticket purchased.
Valid Theme Park Admission and online registration required. Disney FastPass+ attractions and experiences, the number of selections you can make and arrival windows are limited. Waterparks are subject to seasonal and weather closures.
*Greens fee only, tee time reservations are required and subject to availability. **One round of miniature golf per day available at either Disney’s Winter Summerland or Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Courses; round must start before 4pm***Valid only on event days; some events priced separately ****Excludes Prize Play Games
Now you can capture all the magical moments of your Disney holiday – and get everyone in the shot! Memory Maker is included with every 2017 Disney’s Ultimate Ticket. With Memory Maker you’ll receive unlimited digital downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass holiday photos, and much more.
*Memory Maker includes Disney PhotoPass photos and other digital content taken during the Memory Maker window and linked to the Memory Maker guest’s Disney account. If Memory Maker is sold or offered in combination with a park ticket, the Memory Maker window for that Memory Maker entitlement will be equal to the usage window of the associated park ticket and will automatically begin upon the first use of the associated park ticket. The Memory Maker window will end upon the sooner of either the expiration or depletion of the park ticket. A MagicBand is required to receive certain attraction photos and other digital content. Photos and other digital content will expire pursuant to the expiration policy at https://mydisneyphotopass.disney.go.com/help-and-support. Valid theme park admission required for certain photo locations. Memory Maker is subject to Memory Maker terms and, if applicable, Family & Friends terms at http://disneyworld.disney.go.com/media/park-experience-terms-and-conditions.html. Disney is not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos or other digital content.
The Disney Gift Card can be used to purchase Theme Park admission tickets and annual passes. It may also be used at Disney owned and operated merchandise, dining and recreation locations where credit cards are currently accepted. Some carts, and other outdoor Merchandise vendors may not be able to accept the gift card
Valid for new bookings for arrivals : 1st Jan – 30th November 2017**
**Excludes arrivals 30 Mar–16 Apr 2017.This offer must be selected at the time of booking and is for 1 x $150 gift card per booking with a minimum of 7 nights, must include Disney Tickets & a FREE dining plan booked through us for each guest.
For further information please visit: https://www.disneygiftcard.com/where/walt-disney-world/
For full terms and conditions, please click here.
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Six brightly-coloured ‘island’ villages surround a sparkling 45-acre lake near Epcot. A themed pool area includes an island fortress complete with a water slide. Additional recreation features sand beaches, heated ‘quiet’ pools, a marina, bike rentals, and a nature trail. The Old Port Royale area in the middle of the villages offers a lively shopping bazaar, food court and table service dining plus two lounges. Experience all the fun and flair of the Caribbean at an affordable price.
Disney’s Art of Animation Resort hotel promises to be the ultimate in family fun. This Value Resort is planned to feature over one thousand family suites, specially designed to accommodate up to six guests, as well as standard guestrooms. The Resort hotel will draw its inspiration from four classic Disney Animated films: The Lion King, The Little Mermaid and Disney Pixar’s Finding Nemo and Cars.
At Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge, experience the feel of an African wildlife reserve in the heart of the majestic African landscape. Immerse yourself in the resort’s rich ambience, as stunning views and fascinating details surround you everywhere. Many room balconies overlook one of three savannahs where you can see exotic birds and grazing animals including zebra, giraffes and gazelles.
**Terms and conditions apply, please see 'Latest deals' page for full details.
Walt Disney World Resort has six fantastic parks for you and your family to enjoy. Four Theme Parks: Magic Kingdom Park, Epcot, Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Disney's Hollywood Studios PLUS 2 Water Parks: Blizzard Beach Water Park and Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. There is something for all the family, whatever age!
Introducing MyMagic+. A super new way to make the most of your holiday! MyMagic+ takes your Walt Disney World holiday to an all-new level, making it yours like never before as you enjoy every moment with family and friends.
Once you’ve booked your holiday, you can use an incredible family of online tools, providing recommendations to help you personalise your experience, both at home and on the go.
For the first time ever, you can reserve access to some of your must-do experiences-attractions, shows, parades, Disney Character experiences and more-before you even leave home. And then while you’re at Walt Disney World Resort, you can use the amazing new MagicBand or card to connect to the choices you’ve made online.
MyMagic+ gives you unprecedented control and makes it easier than ever to enjoy your perfect Disney holiday as you make the most of every moment with family and friends.
MagicBands are available to guests staying at selected Walt Disney World Resort Hotels. Please visit MyDisneyExperience.co.uk/privacy for information about our privacy and data collection policies and to learn more about RF technology used in MagicBands and RF cards. Credit card must be presented at Walt Disney World Resort Hotel check-in for purchases made with MagicBand. Purchases are charged to your Walt Disney World Resort Hotel account.
*Availability subject to device limitations and features may vary by device or service provider. Message and data rates may apply. Coverage not available everywhere. If you’re under 18, get your parents’ permission first.
Disney FastPass Service has always been a great way to enjoy Disney attractions with little or no wait. But here’s a new way to take Disney FastPass fun one step further.
Not only can you get to the fun quicker, you can also reserve access to some selected Disney FastPass+ attractions and entertainment experiences before you even leave home. You can make changes on the go—on your mobile device or at in-Park kiosks when you’re on your holiday! You’ll discover more attractions than ever before to pick from. Plus, for the first time, you can even select fireworks and parade viewing areas, shows, Disney Character experiences and more!
Disney FastPass+ gives you the confidence of knowing some of your must-do fun is locked in, so that when you arrive all you have to do is concentrate on enjoying the moment with family and friends. And best yet, it’s all included with Theme Park admission.
Valid Theme Park admission and online registration required. Disney FastPass+ experiences, the number of selections you can make and arrival windows are limited.
See the kids faces light up as they meet their favourite Disney characters at Walt Disney World Resort.
Language: The language spoken in Orlando is English.
Currency: The currency used in Orlando is the American Dollar ($).
Local time: Orlando is 5 hours behind GMT/UK time.
Fly to: The main airport near Orlando is Orlando International Airport (MCO) which is 19km south-east of Orlando. Sanford Airport (SFB) is 43km north-east of Orlando.
Flight time from UK: 8-9 hours
Tourist Information: Further Orlando tourist information can be found here.
Visa & Health: Before you travel, click here for recommendations and advice on visas and health for your holiday to Orlando.
Temperature: Average temperatures in the early 30s (°C).
Best time to visit Orlando: Spring or autumn when you get all that lovely Florida sunshine but without the intense heat.
Orlando weather is hot and humid during the summer. At this time, try to avoid the theme parks in the middle of the day when the sun is at its hottest. Winters are mild, but remember to bring a light jacket if you're planning to venture out in the evenings.
By hire car: The best way to get around Orlando is by hire car. Be aware that you'll come across a number of toll booths during your holiday, and finding a parking space outside major tourist hotspots can be a challenge.
By bus: Walt Disney World Resort runs bus services between their hotels and theme parks.
Halloween: There's a real buzz in the theme parks during the run up to Halloween. Walt Disney World Resort holds kid-friendly Halloween parties. Dress up as your favourite Disney character and munch on sticky toffee apples as you watch the fireworks display.
Christmas: Magic Kingdom Park turns into a winter wonderland at Christmas time. Crisp white snowflakes descend on the park as Santa joins Mickey Mouse in a festive parade.