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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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2015 Hallowen and Christmas Party Dates Announced
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/25/2015 (1 days ago)



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Dates for the 2015 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party have been announced. These events are held at the Magic Kingdom after closing and require separate admission. Admission will go on sale in April. (Price and exact date to be announced.) Dates for Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party are September 15, 18, 20, 22, 25, and 27, October 1, 2, 4, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 22, 23, 25, 27, 29, and 31, and November 1, 2015. Dates for Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party are November 8, 10, 12, 13, 15, 17, 19, 20, 29, and December 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, and 18, 2015.

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New Podcast: Prepping for the Magic - Cars, Cruising and Disney World!
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 02/24/2015 (2 days ago)

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This week Jennifer is sharing how she is preparing for her two week vacation that will include a road trip, Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando, AND a Disney Cruise! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more. 

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Pirates of the Caribbean to Close for Extensive Rehab This Summer
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/24/2015 (2 days ago)



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Pirates of the Caribbean at Walt Disney World will close for an extensive refurbishment from May 11 - September 25, 2015. Sad news for Pirates fans visiting this summer!

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Disney Cruise Line Wins Multiple Cruise Critic Awards
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/24/2015 (3 days ago)



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All four of Disney Cruise Line ships took home awards in the Cruiser's Choice awards from Cruise Critic. The Disney Dream won Best Overall Large Ship, the Disney Wonder won Best Overall Mid-Size Ship, the Disney Fantasy won Best cabins, embarkation, service, and Best for Families for large ships, and the Disney Magic won Best Embarkation and Best Entertainment for mid-sized ships.

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Disney Increases Ticket Prices
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/24/2015 (3 days ago)



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Disney Parks and Resorts including the Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort have increased ticket prices. In addition to increasing the admission price ($105 plus tax for a one-day admission to the Magic Kingdom, $97 plus tax for a one-day admission to Epcot, Hollywood Studios, or Animal Kingdom), the No Expiration Option is no longer available.

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Disneyland Paris Half Marathon to Host First Half Marathon in 2016
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/24/2015 (3 days ago)



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Disneyland Paris announced that it will host it's first Half Marathon Weekend, September 23 - 25, 2016. For more information, visit: http://run.disneylandparis.com/



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Mad 'T' Party Returns to Disney California Adventure May 22
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/17/2015



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As part of the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, the Mad 'T' Party will return to Disney California Adventure on May 22, 2015. The Party will be a new, dazzling experience, in keeping with the "Diamond" theme!

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Disney Cruise Line Announces Star Wars Days at Sea
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/17/2015



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In a Galaxy far, far away... or actually - coming to the Disney Fantasy in early 2016, the Disney Fantasy will host "Star Wars Days at Sea." On select seven-night sailings in early 2016, guests onboard the Disney Fantasy will experience a day dedicated to all things Star Wars; featuring film screenings, character appearances, a shipboard version of the Jedi Training Academy, and culminating in the Star Wars Deck Party and Fireworks!

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Richard Petty Driving Experience To Close
Posted by: PassPorter News on 02/17/2015



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The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Driving Experience at Walt Disney World Resort will close permanently in late June 2015 to make way for new, as yet unspecified, transportation improvements.

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New Podcast: Comparing the Disney Dream with Royal Caribbean's Freedom of the Seas
Posted by: Jennifer Marx on 02/11/2015

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This week Jennifer chats with Sara about her experience on the recently updated RCCL Freedom of the Seas and discuss some of the differences between Disney Cruise Line and Royal Caribbean. Plus an update from AllEars.Net, listener celebrations, and more! 

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