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Plan a Disney Vacation to Remember With PassPorter Planning Guides

PassPorter guides are unique travel books and Disney guides that offer expert advice, comprehensive information, vacationer tips, and original photos. PassPorter's Disney travel guides have 13 book awards, national bestseller status, and (most importantly) the respect and love of countless vacationers to Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland.

Many of our travel guides include innovative planning systems with built-in worksheets and organizer "PassPockets." The PassPockets help you organize your vacation by building trip itineraries on the front before you go, storing maps, passes, and receipts inside while you're there, recording memories and expenses on the back to enjoy when you return. Learn more about our travel guides!

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Flying Fish Restaurant To Close for Refurb
Posted by: PassPorter News on 08/04/2015 (7 minutes ago)



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AllEars.Net is reporting that the Flying Fish restaurant at Disney's Boardwalk will close for an extensive refurbishment from February 1, 2016 - September 30, 2016.



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Disneyland Resort Now Booking 2016 Vacation Packages
Posted by: PassPorter News on 08/04/2015 (6 hours ago)



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The Disneyland Resort is now accepting reservations for 2016 packages. This includes both Disneyland Resorts and Good Neighbor hotels. Packages can be booked up to 499 days in advance.

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United World Soccer Store Opens at Downtown Disney
Posted by: PassPorter News on 08/04/2015 (6 hours ago)



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The United World Soccer Store opened in Downtown Disney in late July. IIt has previously been a boutique in Destination D.) The store features jerseys, accessories, and apparel from soccer teams around the world. Guests can even customize a jersey with their own name. The store is also the official merchandise location for Orlando City Soccer Club.



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Be Our Guest to Make Breakfast Option Permanent
Posted by: PassPorter News on 08/04/2015 (7 hours ago)



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Be Our Guest at the Magic Kingdom will be offering breakfast as a permanent option, following a successful test this summer. Beginning August 5, 2015, guests can make advanced dining reservations for dates October 4 and beyond. The Prix Fixe menu includes a choice of entrees with a selection of pastries for the table. The cost is $21.99 per adult plus tax, $13.99 per child (ages 3-9) plus tax. Advanced dining reservations can be made online or by calling 407-WDW-DINE.

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New Podcast: Our Top 5 Cool Summer Treats at Walt Disney World
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/29/2015 (6 days ago)

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This week, join Jennifer and Sara as they try to beat the heat by sharing their Top 5 Cool Treats at Walt Disney World! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more. 

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Garden Grill to Offer Breakfast and Lunch
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/28/2015



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Beginning November 8, 2015, the Garden Grill in the Land pavilion at Epcot will begin offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner. All three meals will feature characters.

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Guests Can Now Opt Out of Receiving Magic Bands
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/28/2015



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The My Disney Experience website now includes functionality that allows guests to opt out of receiving MagicBands. This is only available to guests who have at least one MagicBand tlinked to their account.

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DCL to Discontinue Character Autograph Service
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/27/2015



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Disney Cruise Line is discontinuing the "Character Autograph Service" on all four ships beginning in August. Currently, guests can drop an item such as a pillow case, autograph book, etc at Guest Services and get it back on the final night of their cruise, fully autographed. This service will be ending on sailings embarking on or after August 7, 2015.

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New 'Escape to Walt's Wilderness' Tour
Posted by: PassPorter News on 07/27/2015



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A new tour has been added to the line-up: Escape To Walt's Wilderness. This tour takes guests on a pontoon boat ride from the Contemporary to Fort Wilderness including animal-spotting with a Wilderness Guide. At Fort Wilderness, guests will get breakfast followed by a marshmallow roast, then wagon ride to an archery lesson. The tour concludes with a visit to the Tri Circle D ranch to see the horses. The tour is offered on select days from 8:00 am - 1:00 pm. The cost is $109 per person, ages 7 & up. This tour can be booked by calling 407-WDW-PLAY.

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New Podcast: D23 Expo Preview with Deb Wills from AllEar.Net
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 07/23/2015

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This week Deb Wills, Founder of AllEars.Net, joins Jennifer and Sara to preview the upcoming D23 Expo in Anaheim. Plus news. listener celebrations, and more! 

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