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The Auto Train
The Walt Disney World Grand Slam
To Rent or Not To Rent
Traveling Carry-On to Walt Disney World
Traveling to Walt Disney World with a Friend
Using Disney Gift Cards on your Walt Disney World Vacation
Visiting Walt Disney World During The Busy Season
Walt Disney World
Walt Disney World Transportation
When Does Your Walt Disney Vacation Really Begin?
When to Visit Walt Disney World

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PassPorter Walt Disney World Traveling Articles

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Using Disney Gift Cards on your Walt Disney World Vacation: A Walt Disney World Planning Article
by Jocelyn Martins on 01-01-2015

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I think if there's one common thing we all attempt to do for our Walt Disney World trips, it's to save money wherever we can.

For our past vacation, we did something we hadn't done before. Prior to our trip, we purchased a large amount of Disney Gift Cards from BJ's Wholesale Club. They sell a $100 gift card for $95.99 (that was at the time of our purchase, they've increased a little since). Ironically, they also sold a 3-pack of $50 gift cards for $146.99 -- do the math. Anyhow, we purchased quite a few $100 cards with the intent to use these to pay off our balance once we began our vacation (mostly for dining purposes). The best part is, we used our Southwest Visa to buy the gift cards -- so we got a discount and still got points toward our flights! More ...
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Flying to Walt Disney World from the West Coast: Getting There and Back by Roger Sauer on 09-20-2013

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I have always envied East Coasters who can drive to Walt Disney World in a day.

While we in Oregon can drive to Anaheim for a Disneyland trip (about a long16 hour or two easy 8 hour drives), when we plan a trip to the World, we must fly. ...

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When Does Your Walt Disney Vacation Really Begin?: Making the Most of Every Moment by Cheryl Pendry on 11-15-2012

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When does your Walt Disney World vacation REALLY begin?

Now surely, if ever there was one, that's got to be a simple question… doesn't? Well, yes, and no.

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Traveling to Walt Disney World with a Friend: Talk First, Book Second by Erin Conrad on 08-09-2012

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I'm a married woman with two teenage sons. My whole family enjoys trips to Walt Disney World, but I seem to be more of a "Disney nut" than the rest of the family.

So, to get my Disney fix, I've traveled solo once and with friends on two ...

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The Auto Train: Getting There - Walt Disney Style by Michael Miller on 05-11-2012

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Walt Disney loved trains.

From the scale model railroad he built at his house, to the trains that are integral to the Disney parks, trains were central to Walt's philosophy of fun for the whole family. For those traveling between Walt ...

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Four Lessons, One World: Disney with A New Friend by Melissa Sue Sorrells Galley & Tracy Antonioli on 10-20-2011
PassPorter is an amazing community.

It’s a great way to chat with fellow Disney fans, keep up on the latest Disney news and even make close friends. Many of us have even taken the big ...

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Visiting Walt Disney World During The Busy Season: Tips and Tricks for Survival by Cheryl Pendry on 03/11/2010

When you plan a vacation, one of the first things to consider is the time of year you're going to visit.

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WonderWorks: An Orlando Attraction Review by Michelle Mangio on 6/3/2006
Like many Disney fans, my husband and I rarely ventured outside of Walt Disney World when we visited Florida. To us, “The World” was Orlando, and it was all the vacation we wanted.

But one year we decided: let’s see ...

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Walt Disney World Transportation: The Monorail by Dianne Cook on 2/15/2007
How many times have we heard or said this to ourselves: "Por favor manténganse alejado de las puertas?" I even have it on my iPod! It was the first thing my son's first-year Spanish teacher said to him when we told her we had been ...

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More Walt Disney World Traveling articles recently added to the PassPorter collection:

When to Visit Walt Disney World - A Planning Guide last updated 9/17/2009

The Walt Disney World Grand Slam - Four Theme Parks, One Day last updated 11/15/2007

Disney From the Driver's Seat - Behind The Scenes with Quicksilver Tours & Transportation last updated 10/2/2008

To Rent or Not To Rent - Do You Need A Car At Walt Disney World? last updated 11/15/2010

On the Road to Walt Disney World - Doing "The Drive" last updated 01/20/2009

Traveling Carry-On to Walt Disney World - Avoid Those Baggage Fees last updated 3/2/2011

Walt Disney World - Not Just For Kids last updated 03-22-2011

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