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Why Choose a Disney Vacation?

With so many vacation options available, why should you choose Disney? In this post, I share my top four reason for choosing a Disney vacation.

With so many vacation options out there, clients often ask me why I recommend Disney trips so highly.  I always reply with the following four reasons:

1. Customer Service - Disney theme parks and properties are renowned for their attentive Cast Members (“Disney Speak” for employees) who will bend over backwards to make you comfortable and happy.  On our last Disney trip, we got caught in an afternoon thunderstorm just as we were getting off the bus at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World.  The rain was pouring, the wind was whipping, and my storm-wary daughter was beginning to panic.  Suddenly, a deafening clap of thunder exploded around us, and Sadie began screaming in terror.  Two Cast Members were quickly at her side, comforting her and making her laugh.  Soon, my daughter's fears were history!  Almost everyone who visits Disney World has a similar story of a Cast Member who went above and beyond the call of duty.         

2. Something For Everyone to Enjoy - Disney vacations are not just about theme parks anymore!  With exciting thrill rides, gourmet dining experiences, a variety of entertainment options, numerous sporting opportunities, romantic cruises, memorable character meets, and nostalgic attractions, Disney vacations cater to virtually every demographic.

3. Options to Fit Every Budget - Many people assume that Disney vacations are prohibitively expensive.  While you certainly can spend a lot of money at Disney World, you definitely don’t have to!  Let’s compare two five-day Disney vacation packages (including lodging, park tickets, and dining) for a family of four.  If this family chose to stay at a Disney deluxe resort over Christmas week, their trip would easily cost over $7000.00.  However, if they booked a Disney value resort in March during a “free dining promotion” instead, the same five-day vacation would run an affordable $1975.00.  Best of all, every Disney property (regardless of cost) is impeccably clean, beautifully themed, and offers the same level of customer service.  Look for even more ways to save money on a Disney vacation in a later post. 

4. The Disney Magic - Here it is: the most important reason to choose a Disney vacation.  You will make magical memories that your family will cherish for a lifetime.  Nothing quite compares to seeing your daughter’s face light up when she meets her favorite princess for the first time or to sharing in your son’s excitement as he battles Darth Vader in a light saber duel.  Even if you don’t have children, it’s impossible not to feel like a kid again as you stroll down Main Street toward Cinderella Castle.  There truly is something magical about a Disney vacation that you simply can’t experience anywhere else.

So, there you have it!  My top four reasons for choosing a Disney vacation.  In my next post, I’ll share some basic tips to help guide you through the preliminary stages of planning a Disney trip.  Remember, you can always check out my personal blog for more Disney planning tips at http://drinkingkool-aid.blogspot.com.  You can also e-mail me at disneymadeeasy@yahoo.com.  Until next time, have a magical day!

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Meredith McCutcheon January 03, 2013 at 08:19 PM
Oh my goodness. I'm sorry you misunderstood. I was being sincere! Have a good one!
LOL. I was addressing the other grumpy guy. MY BAD!! Dang. In them olden days I would have been packing my bags as we speak and heading down to Mystic Dunes for them $39 per night 2bdrm, 2 bath, condos - and NO LINES at the Disney Parks!! Oh well!!
Meredith McCutcheon January 03, 2013 at 08:54 PM
Haha! Oops! You know, since you mentioned Mystic Dunes, I've heard about it several more times!! Definitely going to check it out when I'm down in Orlando!
Haulin T Male January 05, 2013 at 07:45 PM
Gingers get away? hum, wasn't that the trav agent, where the crew on Gilligan's Island went through.... think so ......... might I add about Orlando, have a place there, the Brazilians are there in out summer, since it is a winter get away for them, told all my daughters friends, safer to interact back here in Michigan then down there, since all the foreigners have to do the day after is get out of the country, and you are but a memory..... and not accountable ... thank God for the gates, and they are passed that vulnerable time. we are campers, if nothing else all the kids were taught to observe and be aware............
Haulin T Male January 05, 2013 at 07:58 PM
all the pools close at 2300, they were to be back at the villa, by 2315, then we could do other teen age things........ when the next day was an off day........ the orientals seemed for the most part travel in groups......... very little or no interacting w / Americans, but those english boys and the braz.'s thought is was Fat Tuesday on the beaches of Rio D. every day/night.......... very forward and not discrete.. out right asking for favors.......... over at the well known splash city park, off Disney site, it was very hard as a dad to stand a ladder with a Briz. chic in her barley legal pc of dental floss on, right at your eye level ............. now I am not a prude....... but with the family? at suit required park......... lol... my wife would laugh, whats the matter? hard not to look....... oh shut up...... just wait.......

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