My family are very oudoorsy people. In our favorite places (after Disney) we do a lot of hikingin CA,CO,OR,WA,MT. From our hiking experiances and our trips to Disney World and Land, we have found that we get a lot of bilsters.Is there any special trick?
- Asked by Jessica on 1/21/2009
Hi, Jessica! While I am not a doctor in real life, nor do I play a doctor on TV, I do have some serious blister experience! My oldest daughter was a competitive Irish dancer, and with our many trips to Disney World, we've encountered quite a few... read more
My family is going to Disney world in October and will be traveling with young children. We are going to get the child safety tattoos and were wondering if the cast members know to look for them and where you think the best placement on the child would be?
- Asked by Amanda from OK on 1/11/2009
Hi Amanda - great idea thinking ahead! I also like using the child safety tattoos as they offer peace of mind, and hopefully they will never be needed.
As you may expect, Disney cast members are experienced in handling children who are... read more
My mother-in-law had a knee replacement and does not do steps well. She does not need a wheelchair, is there anything we should request from a doctor so we can be seated in a non-step area...ie Lion King, Stunt show
- Asked by Michelle from PA on 1/7/2009
If your mother-in-law requires some additional assistance or accommodations, I would suggest that upon entering your first theme park, you visit the "Guest Relations" location. At the Magic Kingdom, for example, this is located... read more
Hi, I finally conviced my husband to join us to Disney with our two children, he is 46 and have had 2 back surgeries, he looks fine and walk normally but has some difficulty walking long distances or been stand too much time, it is possible to rent a CEV ?
- Asked by Michelle from FL on 1/6/2009
Both wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles, or "ECVs", are available for rent in a variety of locations throughout the theme parks, water parks, and at Downtown Disney. In addition, wheelchairs are available for rent at... read more
We are staying at POP Century on our trip, and have a diabetic in our group who requires insulin. Will we be required to pay for a mini-fridge, or is there someone we could talk to to get this fee waived? (BTW, your forum is a planner's dream come true!)
- Asked by Kelly from IN on 1/2/2009
I have traveled before as an insulin dependent diabetic, and it has been my experience that if you let the hotel know when you arrive that you need a small refrigerator to store the insulin, they have provided it at no cost. I also let them know... read more