How far in advance do we need to book the grand gathering experiences (I'm traveling with a group of 13)? We will be there the first week in April.
- Asked by Carmel from MN on 1/11/2008
It's hard to know when the Grand Gathering experiences will fill up, but I recommend calling as soon as you decide on which experience you're party would like to attend. For our Grand Gathering celebration in September we weren't able to... read more
We are a family of 5 and really want to stay at the Contemporary. We have been to Disney 2 times with the kids and really want to do it up big this year! It will cost almost 2,000 more to stay in the tower at the Contemporary. What should we do?
- Asked by sue from IL on 1/9/2008
I was in exactly the same position a year and a half ago. After looking into all the alternatives and acknowledging that we could afford it, we choose a tower room with a Magic Kingdom view. I also requested a room close to the elevator... read more
Just curious if any of you have visited the parks/resorts at the beginning of August. We have gone late August early May but just curious as to how crowed it will be. We are going Aug 5 - 12 right after value season starts with 16 people
- Asked by Corinne from MI on 1/8/2008
Traditionally, June through the third week in August the parks are most crowded. Most schools here in Georgia are back to school, but many across the country are still on summer break. If schools out, a lot of people flock to... read more
When is the best time to go to Walt Disney World and the least expesive? I am a single mom of three girls (8, 6 and 2). My aunt wants me to take them all (yes her to [no she is not paying]) this year.
- Asked by tiffany from MI on 1/10/2008
Your best bet is in late summer and early fall. This is considered to be the Value Season, crowds are on the lower side. The rates are also lower. I would also recommend looking into staying at the Disney's Pop Century... read more
I am planning a big family trip for my whole family for late November 2009. We will be a party of 9. How do you think the week after Thanksgiving is weather and busy wise to visit WDW?
- Asked by Amy from RI on 1/9/2008
The week after Thanksgiving is a fabulous time to go!!! Most of the crowds have left after the Thanksgiving Holiday and there aren't long lines. We went 4 years ago that week, and we loved it. It was a little chilly that year, we... read more