following text is direct from pages 100-101 of PassPorter Walt
Disney WorldŽ (1999 Edition) for the
convenience of our current readers and for the enjoyment
of our future readers.
MediaPasses to the parks. Choose from a
variety of passes, described in detail on page 102.
Admission media can be purchased at the parks or by
AttractionAn individual ride,
show, exhibit, or event.
Baby ServicesSpecial centers are
found in each of the major parks. Most restrooms
(mens included) support diaper changing.
Cast MemberAll employees of the
Walt Disney World Resort are called cast
members, even those who never see a guest. Cast
members wear white, oval nametags that bear their first
name and home town.
First AidFirst aid stations are
available at each park. Check your guidemap or ask a cast
member for directions.
GuestYou! It is rare to see or
hear the words customer or
InformationFree guidemaps are
supplied upon entry to the parks. Near each front gate is
a Guest Relations desk for questions.
LandAn area of a park organized
around a common theme, such as Fantasyland in the Magic
Kingdom or Africa in the Disneys Animal Kingdom.
Each land may contain many attractions.
LockersLockers can be found just
inside each park entrance.
Lost & FoundLost items or
children can be claimed at a central location in each
park. Check your guidemap or ask a cast member for
MoneyPay with Disney Dollars,
cash, travelers checks, The Disney Credit Card,
MasterCard, Visa, and American Express. Disney Dollars
(gift certificates) are sold at each park, resort, and
the Disney Store. SunTrust banks and ATM machines are
located throughout the parks. Resort guests may be able
to charge everything to their room.
PackagesPurchases can be delivered
or held for pickup near the front of all major parks, and
resort guests can have packages delivered to their room
free of charge. Inquire when purchasing.
complexes requiring admission, which include the four
major parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney-MGM Studios,
and Disneys Animal Kingdom) and the six smaller
parks (Pleasure Island, Blizzard Beach, Typhoon Lagoon,
River Country, Discovery Island, and Disneys Wide
World of Sports).
ParkingAbout $5; free to resort
guests and Annual Passholders.
ShoppingThe Walt Disney World
Resort is a shoppers paradise. The three basic
kinds of shops are those with general Disney merchandise,
those with themed products, and those selling or renting
sundries and special items. Special values can be
identified by a sign or a price tag that ends in .99
rather than the typical .95.
Strollers and WheelchairsRental
strollers and wheelchairs are available just inside all
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||General Park Tips:
- Study the
descriptions and maps to familiarize
yourself with the names and themes of
the lands before you arrive.
- Check the Tip
Board at the end of the main
thoroughfare in each major park. Its
continuously updated with wait times and
- Plan your
visit around the things that are most
important to you or require advanced
planning (like restaurant reservations or show
times). Beyond that, we feel it is more enjoyable
to go with the flow from attraction to attraction
within each land.
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