Episode 66: 5 Romantic Things for Couples at WDW

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5 Romantic Things to Do for Couples at Walt Disney World

Can you find romance at Disney? We’ll tell you what we think are great romantic and fun experiences for couples. So give us a listen and your favorite “couples” thing to do on a Disney vacation!


If you’ve enjoyed this episode, please let us know! And as always, for more Disney tips, tricks, tutorials, packing lists, dos and don’ts… Okay, you get the picture. We’ve got a blog! www.mouseandmonorail.com You can also find us on the following socials: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, & YouTube.

Make Your Vote Count

We are roughly 200 days away from our next Disney trip, and I’m coming to you today because I need advice! I can’t make up my mind about what we should do on our next trip. Who else should I turn to but our trusted Mouse & Monorail readers for their input and opinions. So here goes…

We are taking our family on another Disney cruise in late May 2017 for our son Roo’s 6th birthday. It will be my husband, our 2 sons (ages 10 and 6) and myself. I know that there is simply no way I can cruise from Port Canaveral and NOT visit Walt Disney World. The question then turns to, “what do I want out of our next Disney trip?” We are wanting to be there for a couple of nights before our cruise, and we don’t want to break the bank. Here are a few options I’m tossing around:

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Option 1: Stay in a value or moderate resort, perhaps Pop Century or Caribbean Beach. We would purchase a 1 day water parks and more tickets and visit Magic Kingdom and Typhoon Lagoon. We haven’t visited the WDW water parks yet, so this would be fun and new for us. The boys love water parks, and I think with their ages there would be plenty to do to keep us all happy.

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Option 2: Once again stay in a value or moderate resort, and purchase 2 day tickets. We would visit Magic Kingdom and either Epcot or Animal Kingdom. I would like to see the new Animal Kingdom light show when it comes out, but a date hasn’t been set for that. The kids would probably enjoy Animal Kingdom (especially Expedition Everest) more than Epcot, but Jeremy and I fell in love with Epcot on our last trip. I’d love to really explore Epcot more, and allow them to see all the fun things around the World Showcase. And hello, Soarin’ and Test Track!

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Option 3: Skip the parks all together and splurge on a savanna room at Animal Kingdom Lodge. This resort is on my bucket list, and I would absolutely be in heaven waking up and seeing the giraffes outside my room. If we picked this option, we would probably explore the resort, eat at restaurants we’ve never tried, play in the pools and visit Disney Springs. We might even get tickets to La Nouba by Cirque de Soleil. It would truly be 2 days of relaxation enjoying the resort amenities to the fullest. I’d also like to do the starlight safari at Animal Kingdom.

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So those are a few of my ideas. What do you think? Which option would YOU pick if it were your trip? Feel free to throw out other ideas in the comments. I’m truly open to all suggestions, and can’t wait to hear which choice you would pick. Have a magical day! ~Amy ºoº

How to Plan a Disney Vacation in 2017

Plan a Disney Vacation in 2017

Plan Disney vacation with our easy tips.

In case you haven’t heard the news, on June 21st package rates will be released for 2017 travel to Walt Disney World. Packages include rooms and tickets to the parks. If you think that you want to visit WDW in 2017, but don’t know where to begin, here are some of our helpful resources that can help you get ready to plan the trip of your dreams.

Travel Agents

Walt Disney World can be very overwhelming for newbies. Travel agents can take care of the details for you so you don’t have to worry. If you book through an authorized Disney Vacation Planner, you know you are getting an expert, and the best part…you don’t have to pay anything for the service! Disney pays them for you! If you have questions on using a TA, listen to our podcast all about the services travel agents can provide for you. You can find each of our travel pages here: Jolly Holidays by Sarah, Main Street Memories by Meredith, and Tomorrowland Travels with Amy.

Where to Stay

Plan Disney vacation and learn where to stay.

You can check out our posts on which Disney World Resort is right for you. My part 1 post includes value and moderate resorts, and part 2 includes deluxe resorts and villas.  Our family loves Pop Century, a value resort, but other families may favor more deluxe accommodations. Sarah has covered why her family loves Port Orleans French Quarter and Disney’s Contemporary Resort.

Dining Plan

After covering where to stay, you’ll need to decide if the dining plan is right for your family. Listen to our podcast where we dished on Dining. Read what I shared in December about how I got out of my Disney dining comfort zone on the plan and loved every second of it.

Other Considerations

Would your family like the Memory Maker PhotoPass? How can you take the best pictures possible to remember this trip forever?

Plan Disney vacation and get your FastPasses early!

Wondering what in the world FastPass+ is? What about how to beat the heat in Orlando? We’ve got you covered on those topics too!

Lastly, check out my Top 5 Know Before You Go Tips. These tips will help you plan a Disney vacation with a lot less stress. Use the search button at the top of this page to check for anything else you might be wondering about or email us your questions at mouseandmonorail (at) gmail (dot) com.

Need to plan your Disney vacation and don't know where to start? Check out our best tips for easy planning and stress free Disney fun!

We would love to answer any questions you have! Will 2017 be the year for you and your family?

Episode 25: The Disney Dining Plan

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Hey howdy hey, we’re back this week with Sarah and Amy to discuss the Walt Disney World Dining Plan. Don’t miss out on this episode because it’s not only good to know when to use this option, but when it’s not good for you. They also discuss what people are eligible to purchase the Dining Plan. Be sure to save this episode so you’ll know for you next trip.

Disney News for 11.23.15

  • New “Paint the Night” parade packages come to Disneyland soon. 
  • New details unveiled on Animal Kingdom’s “Rivers of Light” featured show. Looks like this will be incredible when it is unveiled spring 2016, and is an awesome step in expanding the offerings at Animal Kingdom!
  • Speaking of Animal Kingdom, a new signature restaurant, Tiffans, will open in 2016. 
  • The Good Dinosaur merchandise is now available in Disney parks. The Good Dinosaur will be released on November 25th! 
  • Epcot’s International Flower & Garden Festival will expand from 75 days to 90 days in 2016.

Have a great Thanksgiving week and stay tuned to our FB page for any breaking Disney news! ~Amy ºoº

News for 10.5.15

Hey howdy hey! Here’s your Disney news roundup for this week!

 

• The parks blog shared a bit of magic on how they’ve made Maximus come to life for the new Tangled show coming to the Disney Magic in November of this year.

 

•Speaking of the Disney Cruise Line, the sailings’ (both the Dream and Fantasy) iteneraries for this past weekend were altered to avoid hurricane Joaquin. Below is a video from one of the Fantasy’s passengers on board on October 1st. As of now, both ships and all passengers and crew were safe and sound though it is unclear if the Fantasy encountered some technical difficulties. The Fantasy’s debarkation time was pushed back.

 

•The Disney Conservation Fund awarded $3 million in grants.

 

•A whole new menu for the Magic Kingdom’s Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn and Cafe premiered featuring Tex-Mex cuisine.

 

•The Lava Shack at Disney’s Aulani resort is now serving up some delicious Pineapple Soft serve!

 

•The parks blog featured a little video sharing how to use the new Shop Disney Parks app.

 

•Downtown Disney has transitioned and is now officially renamed Disney Springs.

 

•Oktoberfest is in full swing at Min and Bill’s Diner at Disney’s Hollywood Studios featuring seasonal items to celebrate the holiday.

 

•Reservations are now being offered for Thanksgiving day at Disneyland.

 

Morimoto, a pan-asian restaurant by famed Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto, had its grand opening at Disney Springs a week ago today.

 

•Disney updated their annual pass selections and pricing for both Walt Disney World and Disneyland. For more details contact Sarah, Amy, or myself.

 

Looks like that’s it for this week. Stay tuned to our fb and instagram social accounts to stay up to date with all the magic that Sarah and her family will be experiencing this week at Walt Disney World including the Food and Wine Festival and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party! ~Meredith ºoº

Episode 5: Advanced Dining Reservations

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On today’s episode we discuss everything Dining! From what an ADR is, to how to book, to which restaurants are our favorites, this episode has it all!

Here’s some helpful links from content mentioned in this episode:

Book Reservations Online

Call WDW Dining

Disney Abbreviation Guide

Our Favorite Restaurants:

Yak and Yeti

Tusker House

Garden Grill

Biergarten

Teppan Edo

Hollywood and Vine

50’s Primetime Cafe

The Crystal Palace

Cinderella’s Royal Table

Be Our Guest

Ohana

California Grill

Boma-Flavors of Africa

1900 Park Fare

Splitsville

Need a travel agent? Check out our pages here: Sarah, Meredith, Amy. We’d be happy to help create a magical vacation for your and your family!

Monday News for 8.10.15

Here is your roundup of news around the Disney universe for the week: Minnies-Holdiay-and-Dine-at-Disneys-Hollywood-Studios

  • Reservations may now be booked for a new holiday dining experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios – Minnie’s Holiday Dine at Hollywood & Vine Dinner.  There is no where else you can dine with Mickey, Minnie, Donald, Daisy and Goofy in their Christmas attire! This dinner option is $52.99 per adult and $31.99 per child age 3 to 9 (plus tax and gratuity) and includes VIP seating for Fantasmic! You can make reservations now online or via 407 939-3463.
  • The Flying Fish Cafe at Disney’s BoardWalk resort will be closed February 2016 through November 2016 for a major refurb.
  • New merchandise has debuted at Aulani, and I for one think this necklace is beautiful!
  • The 8th Annual Tour de Turtles took place last weekend at Disney’s Vero Beach resort. Reseachers from Disney’s Animal Programs and the Sea Turtle Conservancy attached satellite transmitters to two loggerhead sea turtles, Tinker Bell and Marina and then sent them on their merry way in the deep blue ocean!
  • Applications are now being accepted for the Disney Dreamers Academy. High school students can apply to be part of this life changing program.
  • Duffy Bear meet and greet will be closing permanently effective October 3rd.
  • Disney to reinvent theme park shopping experience with new app.
  • Toys-R-Us Stores Will Open at Midnight to Debut First ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Toys.

    Join us again tomorrow for some FastPass+ tips! ~Amy ºoº

Is Free Dining At Disney Worth It?

In case you haven’t heard, Disney has released free dining dates for this fall. Guests are eligible for free dining plans when they purchase a non-discounted 6-night/7-day Magic Your Way package that includes a room at a select Disney Resort hotel and tickets with Park Hopper or Water Park Fun & More Option.

This offer is valid at select Disney Resort hotels for the following arrival dates:

  • August 28 – October 2, 2015
  • October 25 – October 31, 2015
  • November 8 – November 19, 2015
  • December 15 – December 21, 2015

The dining plan offer depends on which resort level you are staying at.

So what’s the catch you ask? Why wouldn’t someone want free dining? As someone who has traveled to Disney twice with free dining offers, I personally know the value this offers to a family traveling on a budget. We have eaten like kings at Disney with the free dining, and I know that I would have been pinching pennies if we were paying out of pocket.

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Many people have come to expect free dining offers in the fall at Disney and with that comes larger crowds. Larger crowds mean more time waiting in lines and it’s harder to obtain reservations at your first choice restaurants. Disney also blocked out most of the month of October this year, which had historically been open for free dining. It’s a tough call on whether or not the value of the free dining is worth it anymore. The release dates for 2015 free dining caused the entire Disney reservation system to crash for hours on end because of the high demand, and there were lots of very unhappy guests who waited for hours to be told that their resorts had sold out of availability. It was not a good day for Disney.

For reference on the value of free dining, here is a breakdown of the prices for the dining packages at Disney.

PER ADULT, PER NIGHT
(adults are 10 years and older in Disney prices)
PER CHILD, PER NIGHT
(children are 3-9 years old in Disney prices)
Quick Service Dining

  • 2 quick-service meals
  • 1 snack
  • 1 refillable mug
$41.99 $16.03
Regular Dining

  • 1 table-service meal
  • 1 quick-service meal
  • 1 snack
  • 1 refillable mug
$60.04 $19.23
Deluxe Dining

  • 3 meals (any combination of table-service and quick-service)
  • 2 snacks
  • 1 refillable mug
$109.53 $29.86

Here is my personal experience:

We have an anniversary trip planned for December to Disney. I had already booked our reservations prior to the release date for free dining, and added the regular dining plan to our reservation. I figured that if free dining was released for our dates, then that would be wonderful. If not, at least I knew that our meals were already budgeted for, and it was one less thing I had to worry about paying out of pocket for. Our reservation totaled a little over $1600 for our vacation, including the dining plan. Our dining plan was $480.32 of our total. We are not doing park hopper passes on this trip.

When the free dining dates were released, I found out that our reservation was outside the booking window. Out of sheer curiosity, I played around with our reservation dates and checked out the prices. This is the first time that Disney has had the caveat that in order to qualify for free dining, guests must purchase either a Park Hopper pass or a Water Park Fun and more option. We are staying at a value resort, and I would have had to upgrade to the regular dining plan (personal preference here) and pay the difference, as well as upgrade our tickets to a Park Hopper pass. Because of this, I was actually going to end up paying more out of pocket, just for the “perk” of free dining. It took our $1600 vacation to just under $1800, so I would have ended up paying almost $200 more for free food.

It was an easy decision for me for this trip – no free dining. I’m looking for a room discount to come out later this summer that I can apply in order to save a little money. I’m hoping that I’ll have a good chance at getting the restaurant reservations I really want with the lower crowd numbers. All that being said, I just booked travel to Disney for 2 clients during the free dining dates. They were thrilled with the free quick service package offered to them, and, since they were already wanting park hopper passes, they weren’t paying more for something they didn’t need or want. They were willing to pay out of pocket for the two sit down dining reservations they want to get. Win/Win!

So, when considering the value of free dining at Disney, ask yourself if the discount is worth it to your family. In our case for this trip it wasn’t, but it might be perfect for your family! What are your thoughts on free dining at Disney? Let’s chat in the comments. ~A ºoº

News Around The World 5.1.15

Here is your weekly recap for news around the world!

  • Disney has released their room discounts through October 3rd, and free dining for select dates through 12/21. These offers are going fast, and exclusions apply.
  • The monorail schedule has changed for part of the summer. Beginning May 3rd through July the monorail will run on a limited schedule. Buses and Magic Kingdom watercraft (weather permitting) will continue to operate as usual. The monorail will operate a full schedule from May 24 to 27 for Memorial Day weekend.
  • Disney’s Hollywood Studios is testing pre-ordering of food and merchandise using mobile apps at Backlot Express and during Fantasmic. This could dramatically reduce wait times for quick service food, and this test will use the guest’s phone as an ordering and delivery tracking device.
  • New high-tech laundry machines are now available for guest use at most Walt Disney World Resort hotels. The new machines let guests check availability via the internet, where guests can view the status of each machine, and receive notifications of machine availability and when a cycle is completed. You can view the machine status for each resort at http://www.laundryview.com/disneyworld. If I have to do laundry on vacation, this will definitely make it less painful! laundry
  • Pirates of the Caribbean refurb has been pushed back to June 8th. The ride is expected to reopen to guests on September 26th.
  • Marvel Avengers: Age of Ultron releases in theaters today, May 1st.
  • Disability Access Service at Walt Disney World is now tied to your MagicBands, and paper disability access cards are no longer available.

That’s the news around the world this week. Have a great weekend, and we’ll see you back on Monday! ~A ºoº

Free Dining This Fall – And Room Discounts!

Let the record show that Kim Kardashian’s rear end did not break the internet – the announcement of free dining and room discounts this fall at Disney World did! At least it broke the internet for everyone trying to log into Disney.com to book or modify a reservation. It was crazy! Yesterday, after months of speculation and rumors, Disney finally announced their free dining plan for the remainder of 2015 and room discounts through the beginning of October, and the announcement proceeded to crash every Disney website and phone system. It has been chaos trying to get through!

The official promotion announced that guests can receive a free Dining Plan when you purchase a non-discounted 6-Night/7-Day Walt Disney Travel Company package that includes a room at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels and ticket with Park Hopper® or Water Park Fun & More Option. The offer is valid for arrivals most nights Aug. 28 – Oct. 2, Oct. 25-31, Nov. 8-19, Dec. 15-21, 2015 when you book April 27 – July 10, 2015.

When you stay at a select Disney Moderate Resort, Disney Deluxe Resort or Disney Deluxe Villa Resort, you get the Disney Dining Plan with a variety of delicious dining options for free! When you stay at a select Disney Value Resort, you get the Quick-Service Dining Plan that allows you to grab yummy treats on the go (or you can upgrade to the regular dining plan for a small fee)!

AND – you can actually book a 3 night stay and still qualify for free dining!

*The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited, and exclusions apply.

Disney also released their late summer room discounts and you can currently save up to 30% on rooms at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays most nights Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2015 when you book April 27 – Aug. 7, 2015. This travel window includes stays between Aug. 15 – Oct. 3, 2015

Savings include up to 20% off at select Value Resorts, up to 25% off at select Moderate Resorts, and up to 30% off at Select Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts.

*The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length-of-stay requirements and exclusions may apply.

Room and dining discounts are still available! If you have any questions, or would like to get a free quote for travel to any Disney destination, including Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise Line, contact me at Tomorrowland Travels with Amy Wade, or Sarah at Jolly Holidays by Sarah and either of us would be more than happy to help you plan the Disney vacation of your dreams.

Have a pixie dust filled day! ~A

It’s Time for Some Food!

Hey howdy hey, it’s Friday! Today’s topic is one of my personal favorite reasons for going to WDW. Food!!

Several days ago I asked our secret MMM Moms over on fb to share their favorite places to dine at table service restaurants. And I was going to let that post go for a while and then ask what their favorite quick service restaurants were as well, but Trish beat me to it! So today, I’m going to list out our favorite places for both TS and QS restaurants at the world.

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We’ll start with quick service first. QS restaurants are great for those who don’t want to have a reservation for a specific time. My family always splits it up and does both a TS and a QS each day. That means that we’re always hitting up the yummy, quick foods at some point too. It seems as though our Moms liked Cosmic Ray’s Starlight Cafe (MK), Pecos Bill Tall Tale Inn & Cafe (MK), and Pizza Planet Arcade (HS) the most. Each of these offer yummy foods that should satisfy most all of your family members. All also offer indoor seating, a.k.a. air-conditioned relief, though Cosmic Ray’s has the most seating by far. The Yak and Yeti Local Foods Cafe and the ABC Commissary also got several nods. And while the Yak and Yeti qs counter doesn’t have any indoor seating, it’s delicious and offers an opportunity to eat outdoors in the shade of the AK’s Asia land. On the other hand, the ABC Commissary has loads of indoor seating and is a great place to rest and cool off while at HS.  Other MMM Epcot favorites include Yorkshire County Fish shop for Fish and Chips while in the UK at Epcot, the Tangierine Café in Morocco, and the Electric Umbrella in Future World. The Flametree BBQ and Restaurantosaurus  also got votes for favs in the Animal Kingdom. Be Our Guest Restaurant and Pinnochio Village Haus also got votes for yummy Magic Kingdom favorites. (Though be warned, BOG is incredibly tricky and tough to get into currently). And lastly, the Earl of Sandwich earned the top qs restaurant at Downtown Disney. Delicious!!

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For table service restaurants, I’ll start by saying that you should definitely do a little research before you decide where you and your family will be dining. You’re going to HAVE to have reservations for these locations, as walk-ups for any of the TS locations are almost unheard of. You’re allowed to book reservations (ADR, or Advanced Dining Reservations) up to 180 days in advance and the closer to that 180 day mark, the more likely you are to get all the restaurants you want. I prefer actually calling Disney Dining directly because they can oftentimes find reservation times that the online booking system just won’t. They’ll also be able to answer any questions regarding your restaurant choices that a computer system can’t. Now, onto our MMM top Table Service picks!

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I’ll start with the Character Dining options as they seem to be crowd pleasers. The Tusker House (AK), O’hana (Polynesian resort), Chef Mickey’s (Contemporary resort), Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Norway, Epcot), and Cinderella’s Royal Table (MK) are all top stand-outs. You can check out Disney’s website to see which characters you’ll get to meet at each location. Amy also loves the Garden Grill (the land pavilion, Epcot) too in case you have a hard time snagging an ADR at one of these restaurants.

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If you’re like me though, ADR’s are all about the food, and not so much the characters. Our top favorites for the MK are the Liberty Tree Tavern, and Tony’s Town Square. The Liberty Tree Tavern serves up their food family style and Tony’s offers delicious Italian favorites (think Lady and the Tramp). For delectable delights in Epcot, look no further than Germany’s Biergarten, Japan’s Teppan Edo, and Canada’s incredible Le Cellier. (If you have a steak lover in your party, then definitely don’t miss this one!) The Biergarten offers not only delicious and authentic German foods buffet style, but also offers some incredibly fun entertainment and ambiance. Teppan Edo offers authentic Hibachi-style dining. And Le Cellier, well just about everything we tried there was incredibly delicious.  For the Animal Kingdom, it’s hand-down the Yak and Yeti Restaurant! You can’t beat their authentic asian and himalayan-inspired delights. (The fried green beans are amazing!) And lastly, moving to Hollywood Studios, almost everyone agrees that Mama Melrose’s and the 50’s Primetime Cafe are where it’s at. You can find delicious Italian entrees at Mama’s while enjoying a bit of hidden Mickey game hunting and the 50’s Primetime Cafe offers not only some belly-pleasing comfort food, but some fun entertaining service as well. And don’t forget the resorts too!! The Polynesian’s Kona Cafe offers its famous Tonga Toast and has the best pot-stickers imaginable. If you head over to the Animal Kingdom Lodge, you’ll find Boma-Flavors of Africa (one of my favs at Jambo House) and Sanaa (at Kidani), which both offer some of the best African foods in all of WDW. (If you like hummus, you’ll LOVE them both as they each offer a plethora of hummus variations to try!) Lastly, I have to add this because even if you’re not a fan of fine dining, the California Grill is a place to not miss because your dining reservation also earns you the ability to watch the MK’s evening fireworks from the very tip top of the Contemporary Hotel! We did it twice folks and it was awesome both times. And don’t forget about Downtown Disney too! We had a blast eating some delicious sushi and enjoying a couple games of bowling at Splitsville Luxury Lanes. Splitsville is perfect for a night at DTD. And don’t worry, they have loads of other foods besides sushi, in case you’re not a fan.

 

And there you have it! Our favorites for both quick service and table services at WDW. Of course, there are so many wonderful places to dine, so if your favorite isn’t on this list, then let us know!! ~M ºoº

Quick! What do you want to eat? I dunno, what do YOU want to eat?

Hey howdy hey, it’s Friday!! And today’s post is going to be quick! As in, “we just planned a last-minute trip to WDW! Where should we eat?!”  but include my usual Friday tech topic too!

First off, let’s start by saying that yes, the earlier you get your ADR’s in, the better chance you have of getting the restaurants you really want. Let’s also state that for this post, we’re going to discuss restaurants based on the food itself, and not character dining. That’s a whole other post by itself and we’ll save that for a later date.

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I’m going to pin a few of my favorite spots not only in the parks, but around the entire property. There’s so much good food, that you really should eat with the “when in Rome” mindset. I mean think about it, let’s admit that we all have our regular foods that we have both at home and restaurants in our hometowns. It’s part of our day to day schedule. And to me, part of the “luxury” of vacation is being able to eat and experience something different everyday. Okay, so I may have gone overboard on our last trip with the ADR’s (apologies to my family now ^_^ )  but they were all so good that I have to share my favs list. With that said, if you’re truly doing the whole “last minute” thing, then it’s to be expected that a good majority of the restaurants pinned on our board will be already booked, but hey! It’s always worth a try, and with this list, you can just go through and ask a CM by directly calling Disney Dining. They’ll be able to continue checking from your list until you find something that’s available for you. There are always cancellations, so definitely give it a try! And don’t forget that you can always call Disney Dining, even while in the parks, to ask about a reservation.

Just use your phone’s qr scanner to scan the code located on our free MMM’s printable planning card! Yep! It will directly connect you with Disney Dining, and you can let them know that you are in the parks. This would also be handy to have if you already have an ADR and need to cancel on-the-fly. And think about it! It’ll actually save your phone’s battery life too because you won’t stand there waiting on a google search for the disney dining number, or your waiting on your email to load to call your TA (no offense to our TA ladies, just saying 🙂 ) We all know how cell service is on vacation. This would quickly and easily load the number on your phone. All you do is hit call! Wanna test it but can’t print right now? Go ahead “test” your qr scanner right on the screen straight from my photo. It totally works!

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As for our big “Quick! Where to eat?!” list, well, here’s how it’s going to work. We’re going to create a large collaborative pinterest board and want you all to join to contribute. I’ve already added a few of our readers that I know and already follow on pinterest, but if you’d like to participate (and I really hope you do!) then either comment or email us at memorymakinmoms@gmail.com with your pinterest email so that we can add you as a contributor to the board.

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Once you’re added, click on this link to navigate to Disney’s main list of all of their dining experiences for WDW. From there, scroll through the list and click on your favorite dining locations. Once you’re on that restaurant’s page, use a pin it button or copy/paste to directly pin on the pinterest website. Let’s make this collaborative and really share as many ideas and experiences as we can! 🙂 Be sure to only pin restaurants THAT YOU’VE ACTUALLY BEEN to and include a little bit about why you liked it. I’ve already started the board with some of my favorites, but no worries ladies! I’ve left PLENTY of room for you all to fill-out our favorites list!

And best yet? I’ve added a map to our board. But, you’re saying “So what?!”, right? Well, that’s pretty awesome actually because if you’re in the parks and want to know our favorites quickly, just open our board and look at the map in relation to where you are in WDW straight from your pinterest app (ios & droid)! You’ll be able to easily find restaurants near you at that moment that WE ALL collectively love for one reason or another. You might be pleasantly surprised to find something that you wouldn’t have know about otherwise.

Don’t have a pinterest account? That’s okay!! You can still contribute. (Though we hope you’ll come pin along with us! It’s a free app after all.) Just comment below with your favorites and we’ll try our best to add them to our board 🙂

Lastly, be sure to check out our tags on the right bar of the blog and click “Dining”  as well using the search bar at the top to search for Dining. We’ve written loads of other great posts on the WDW restaurants, so be sure to check those out too! And this post is a must if you’re unfamiliar with making ADR’s because it explains it all.

 

So, off with you now!! Go pin away and help us create our own collective WDW foodie community!! ~M °o°