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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.

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New Podcast: The Top 5 Dates to Remember When Planning Your Walt Disney World Vacation
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 05/20/2015 (3 days ago)

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This week Jennifer and Sara are breaking out their calendars and sharing the Top 5 Most Important Dates to remember when planning your Walt Disney World vacation! Plus an update from AllEars.Net and a runDisney event announcement. 

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Chef Mickey's To Add Brunch Beginning May 31
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/19/2015 (5 days ago)



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Beginnning May 22, 2015, guests can make brunch reservations for May 31 and beyond at Chef Mickey's at Disney's Contemporary Resort. Offered from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm. The menu will include selections from both the breakfast and dinner buffet menus.

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Adventures by Disney Adds Two River Cruise Dates
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/19/2015 (5 days ago)



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Adventures by Disney has added two new dates to the 2016 schedule on the AmaWaterways Viola - August 4, 2016 and December 15, 2016. The December 15, 2016 sailing will include stops at the Christmas Markets in Budapest and Vienna.

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Disney Cruise Line Announces Fall 2016 Sailings
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/19/2015 (5 days ago)



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Disney Cruise Line will be returning to New York City, Galveston, and Miami for select sailings in the Fall of 2016. The Magic will sail one 5-night Canada/New England cruise as well as one 8-night and three 7-night Bahamas cruises out of New York City in October 2016. The Disney Magic will also be sailing Eastern and Western Caribbean sailings out of Miami, Florida. The Disney Wonder will sail from Galveston and offer 4-night and 7-night Caribbean cruises.

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New Podcast: Walt Disney World Prep School with Shannon Albert
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 05/13/2015

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Get tips for first-timer visitors to Walt Disney World as well as advice on creating magical Walt Disney World memories for your family with Shannon Albert from WDW Prep School. Plus the latest Disney news, an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more!

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'Indiana Jones'-Themed Lounge Coming to Disney Springs
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/13/2015



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"Jock Lindsey's Hangar Bar" is coming to Downtown Disney this Fall. The venue (named after Indiana Jones' frequent pilot) will feature cocktails and small plates. The venue will be located between Paradiso 37 and BOATHOUSE.

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Disney Cruise Line Announces Holiday Sailings
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/12/2015



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Disney Cruise Line has announced the dates for the "Halloween on the High Seas" and "Very Merrytime Cruises." These special holiday cruises feature decorations, menu items, events, and more. Halloween sailings are set for Dream from Sept. 7-Oct. 30, Fantasy from Sept. 5-Oct. 31, Magic from Oct. 4-28 and Wonder from Oct. 1-23. Merrytime sailings will be on the Dream from Nov. 9-Dec. 24, Fantasy from Nov. 14-Dec. 19, Magic from Nov. 11-Dec. 23 and Wonder from Nov. 6-Dec. 24.

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'Rebel Hangar' - New Star Wars-Themed Lounge Coming to Hollywood Studios
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/12/2015



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A new "Star Wars"-themed restaurant is opening for Star Wars Weekends at Disney's Hollywood Studios. "Rebel Hangar: A Star Wars Lounge Experience" will serve food and drink offerings that are out of this world. For reservations, call 407-WDW-DINE or visit www.disneyworld.com/dining.

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Walt Disney World Changes Trip Insurance Policy
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/12/2015



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Walt Disney World Magic Your Way Packages that include trip insurance, will now require payment for the insurance at the time of purchase. So if you add trip insurance at the time of booking, you would owe the $200 PLUS the cost of the insurance. Previously, if you added trip insurance prior to final payment, the cost was added to your final payment amount.

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New Lands for Tokyo Disneyland Resort
Posted by: PassPorter News on 05/07/2015



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The Oriental Land Company recently announced three new themed areas that will be added to Tokyo Disneyland Resort as part of a 10-year expansion project. Beauty and the Beast and Alice in Wonderland areas will be added to Fantasyland at the Tokyo Disneyland Park, and when the dust settles, Fantasyland will be double its current size. Tokyo DisneySea will gain an eighth "port," a "Frozen"-inspired area in Scandinavian style.

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