Oceans of thanks to our readers, who’ve contributed loads of tips and stories since the debut of the first PassPorter more than 18 years ago in 1999. A special thanks to those who contributed to this edition:
Mary Waring, Michelle Bryant, Carrianne Basler, Sherisse White, Valerie Pfenning, Eric Platt, Monique Craft (page 1); Sharon Diehl (page 38); Allison Hickman (page 120); Mary Albright (page 120); Christine Krueger (page 120); Renea Govekar, Glenn Laterre (page 216); Jody Williams (page 120); Cindy Seaburn, Kathleen David-Bajar (page 534); and our photo contributors Cheryl Pendry, Sabine Rautenberg, Terri Sellers, Kenny Jenkins, Mike Powell, Judy Vosecky, and Gail F. May you each receive a new memory for every reader your words touch.
PassPorter would not be where it is today without the support of the Internet community. Our thanks to the friendly folks below and to all those we didn’t have room to include!
• AllEars®.net (http://www.allears.net). Thanks, Deb, Debra, and Linda!
• CruiseCritic.com (http://cruisecritic.com). Thanks, Laura!
• MEI-Travel and Mouse Fan Travel (http://www.mei-travel.com). Thanks, Beci!
• MouseEarVacations.com (http://www.mouseearvacations.com). Thanks, Jami!
• MousePlanet (http://www.mouseplanet.com).Thanks, Mark, Alex, and Mike!
• MouseSavers.com (http://www.mousesavers.com). Thanks, Mary!
• The Platinum Castaway Club (http://www.castawayclub.com). Thanks, Barb & Tony!
• Unofficial Disney Information Station (http://www.wdwinfo.com). Thanks, Pete!
A special thank you to the Guides (moderators) of our own message boards: Kathy Batzinger, Tiffany Bendes, Tanya Blissman, Sandra Bostwick, Dyan Chaplin, Dianne Cook, Michele Dakho, Kelly Davis, Pam Dorr, Lesley Duncan, Marisa Garber-Brown, William J. Garmer Jr., Debbie Hendrickson, Linda Holland, Kelly Hughes, Ginger Jabour, Claudine Jamba, Ann Johnson, Deb Kendall, Robin Krening-Capra, Susan Kulick, Marcie LaCava, Eileen Lloyd, Keri Madeira, Heather Macdonald, Janine Marshall, Cam Matthews, Sarah Mudd, Joby Normandeau, Rebecca Oberg, Allison Palmer-Gleicher, Cheryl Pendry, Danielle Primavera, Susan Rannestad, Sabine Rautenberg, Terri Sellers, Ann Smith, Marie St. Martin, Mindy Stanton, Marnie Urmaza, Sara Varney, Suzi Waters, Don Willis, and the 73,000+ readers in our amazing online community.
A heartfelt thank you to our family and friends for their patience while we were away on research trips or cloistered at our computers, and for their support of our dream: Allison Cerel Marx; Carolyn Tody; Fred Marx; Kim, Chad, Megan and Natalie Larner; Dan, Jeannie, Kayleigh, Melanie, and Nina Marx; Gale Cerel; Jeanne and David Beroza; Robert and Nicole Larner; Gregory A. Reese; Tracy DeGarmo and Jeff Skevington; Gordon Watson and Marianne Couch; and Bruce and Marta Metcalf.
Newsletter Editor and Online Coordinator: Sara Varney
Special thank yous to Ernie Sabella, Phil Adelman, Jeff Howell, Fred Marx, Paul McGill, Jonathan Frontado, and the Disney crew members.
Last but not least, we thank Walter Elias Disney for his dream.