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    How to Rent Disney Vacation Club Points

    The Disney Vacation Club (DVC) is Disney’s time-share-condominium program. DVC resorts (a.k.a. Disney Deluxe Villa resorts) at Walt Disney World include Animal Kingdom Villas, Bay Lake Tower at the Contemporary Resort, the Beach Club Villas, BoardWalk Villas, Grand Floridian Villas, Old Key West Resort, Polynesian Villas & Bungalows, Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa, Treehouse Villas at Saratoga Springs, and Boulder

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    What to Expect from a Visit to Castaway Cay

    Castaway Cay is likely to be your favorite island on your Bahamian or Caribbean cruise. The weather is almost always gorgeous; the shore excursions are reasonably priced (mostly); and, as is the case with Walt Disney World, there’s little of the “real world” to get in the way of a relaxing day. And that’s before the free food and (nonalcoholic) drinks. The sun and heat

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    Magic Kingdom Kodak Moments

    The Magic Kingdom has plenty of Kodak moments, but it is also one of the most difficult parks to photograph. The biggest problem is that the park is crowded shortly after it opens. Therefore, arriving at least 30 minutes prior to opening and immediately moving to the area you want to shoot is a must. The new opening ceremonies, now held at Cinderella’s

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    Margaritaville a Classic CityWalk Eatery in Orlando

    After a busy day at Universal’s theme parks, eating at the beach sounds like fun. While the beach isn’t exactly right around the corner, there is a beach-themed restaurant—with tropical sounds—outside Islands of Adventure! At Margaritaville, one can relax with a drink, listen to Jimmy Buffett covers, and enjoy great fare that combines the flavors of Key West and the Caribbean. Yes, the portions are a

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    Disneyland Parades on the Move

    On July 15, 2017, at D23 Expo, it was officially announced that the Paint the Night and the Pixar Play parades would be on the move, but a moving date was not announced! The Paint the Night Parade is moving from Disneyland to Disney California Adventure. The Paint the Night parade is patterned after the processional that debuted at Hong Kong Disneyland in 2014