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Episode 11: Where to Stay When You Visit Disney World

There are a lot of options for where to stay when you visit Disney World. In this episode, I talk about what to expect whether you stay on the Disney World property or elsewhere in Orlando.

Listen to the episode for lots of detail about this topic.

This is day 3 of the Go Informed podcast series 10 Days to a Better Disney World Vacation.

Things to Consider About Staying Off-Site for Your Disney World Vacation

You have lots of options to rent a big condo or house and stay with your traveling companions all in one place.

You’ll have to work out transportation to the Disney parks. Make sure you know how long it will take to get from where you’re staying to the park gate.

Things to Consider About Staying On-Site for Your Disney World Vacation

There are over 25 Disney hotel properties at Disney World. Guests staying at Disney resorts get special park access and advantages when making dining and FastPass+ reservations.

Disney World resorts fall into three categories: Value, Moderate, and Deluxe

All of the Disney World resorts, regardless of category, have excellent theming.

Benefits of Staying at a Disney-Owned Resort at Disney World

You get to stay in the Disney Bubble.

You have full access to the free Disney transportation system.

You get to take advantage of Extra Magic Hours. Here’s my post about what you can do when you start your day during an early Extra Magic Hour.

You get an advantage for making dining and FastPass+ reservations. I will be talking all about this in the next episode.

Where to Get More Information About Where to Stay at Disney World and in Orlando

I highly recommend you get a copy of The Unofficial Guide to Disney World. This book has tons of details about both on-site and off-site hotels.

If this all seems super-overwhelming, consider getting a travel agent to help you book this vacation. Find someone who specializes in Disney World vacations.



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If You Are Planning to Visit Both Disney World and Universal Orlando, Read This

Here’s my advice for where to stay when you visit both Disney World and Universal.

You can listen to my 7 Days to a Better Universal Orlando Vacation here.

Tomorrow’s episode, Day 4 of 10 Days to a Better Disney World Vacation, is about making dining and FastPass+ reservations at Disney World. Click here to listen now.

Additional Resources for Planning Your Trip to Disney World

55 Things To Know Before You Visit Disney World

Adding a Visit to Universal to Your Disney World Trip

The guidebook I recommend: Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World

My Walt Disney World board on Pinterest

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