Unwrap the Magic of the Ultimate Disney Christmas Package at Walt Disney World Resort!

Unwrap the Magic of the Ultimate Disney Christmas Package at Walt Disney World Resort!

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You can celebrate the magic of the holidays at The Most Magical Place on Earth with the Ultimate Disney Christmas Package at Walt Disney World® Resort. You will check-in on Dec. 21, 2019 and check out on Dec. 26, 2019, and enjoy an itinerary full festive fun in between! 

Check out the included Yuletide offerings:

  • Dec. 21, 2019– EXCLUSIVE nighttime access to experience Avatar Flight of Passage, Na’vi River Journey and Expedition Everest®. Plus catch an exclusive showing of the park’s new Rivers of LightWe Are One show.
  • Dec. 22, 2019– Celebrate the season with tickets to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party at Magic Kingdom® Park. 
  • Dec. 23 or Dec. 24, 2019 (one night per reservation)– EXCLUSIVE reserved viewing area at World View Plaza to watch Epcot® Forever, an all-new nighttime spectacular. Plus, each Guest (ages 3 and up) will receive a digital $50 Epcot Theme Park Dine Promo Card to use at participating Epcot locations.
  • Dec. 25, 2019– An Ultimate Disney Christmas gift delivered to your room. 
  • Dec. 26, 2019– Bid a fond farewell 

This package includes a 5-night stay at a select Disney Moderate, Deluxe or Deluxe Villa Resort hotel and 4-day theme park tickets with Park Hopper Option. For example, for just $199 per person, per night (total package price of $3,980), a family of four can stay in a standard room at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort. 

Book now through Oct. 26, 2019 to take advantage of this unique offer! 

Contact your Castle Vacations Travel Advisor today or contact us at info@castlevacations.net

Price based on 2 adults, 1 junior (ages 10–17) and 1 child (ages 3–9). The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. The number of packages available for purchase is limited. Deposit due at time of booking. Valid Theme Park admission is required to attend Theme Park events included in this package. Theme Park ticket is valid for admission beginning on 12/21/19 and must be used by 12/27/19. Special event ticket to Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is valid only on 12/22/19. Exclusive fireworks viewing area at Epcot® is one night per reservation; viewing night to be chosen at time of reservation and is reserved in order booked. Capacity for each night is limited. Epcot® Theme Park Dine Promo Card will be sent on 12/23/19 to email provided at check-in. One Ultimate Disney Christmas gift per room. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion. Advance reservations required. Offer excludes the following room types: campsites, 3-bedroom Grand Villas, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.

The Epcot® Theme Park Dine Promo Card (“Promo Card”) is not valid for use until purchased, activated and monetary value added. Card will be active 12/23/19 through 12/26/19. After 12/26/19, any unused funds will be forfeited. The Promo Card can only be used at select participating locations at Walt Disney World Resort, at select food locations at Epcot®, select third-party lessees and select Operating Participants for food and beverage. Check with individual locations for program participation before redemption. For participating locations and additional terms and conditions visit disneyterms.com/epcotdinepromo. Except as required by applicable law: The Promo Card is not redeemable for cash; cannot be replaced if lost, damaged or stolen without required proof of purchase and complete dine card number; may not be resold in any manner whatsoever; and may not be used toward the purchase of any Disney Dollars or gift certificates/cards or toward the purchase of a real estate interest in a Disney Vacation Club® Resort. The Promo Card is issued by Disney Gift Card Services, Inc., which reserves the right to modify, alter, amend or change the terms and conditions of program upon notice at disneyterms.com/epcotdinepromo. 

Catch ‘Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade’ Now at Disneyland Park

Catch ‘Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade’ Now at Disneyland Park

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It’s a great summer to visit Disneyland® Resort, with incredible new experiences from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge and “Disneyland Forever” fireworks at Disneyland Park, to Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind and the limited time “Tale of the Lion King” show at Disney California Adventure® Park. And right now through Aug. 1, you can catch “Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade” twice daily on the parade route at Disneyland Park.

Mickey Mouse and his friends are joining the world-famous Disneyland Band for this delightful procession, featuring live music and a host of favorite Disney characters. The march steps off in grand style, complete with colorfully-adorned Main Street, U.S.A. vehicles, and continues through the park with stops for special show moments where Guests can dance and clap along with their fantastic friends.

In “Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade,” Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse are joined by Donald Duck, Goofy, Pluto and a parade of seldom seen Disney characters. Guests never know who they might see when they visit. It could be Peter Pan and Captain Hook, Genie and Aladdin, King Louie, Terk, Marie and more!

Catch a glimpse of the cavalcade below:

“Mickey and Friends Band-Tastic Cavalcade” only runs through Aug. 1, so come join the fun while they have the chance. And be sure to mark your calendars for Aug. 2 for the limited-time encore engagement of the one-and-only “Main Street Electrical Parade”!

Contact your Castle Vacations Travel Advisor to plan your next trip

New Fireworks, Enhanced Attractions and More Highlight Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park

New Fireworks, Enhanced Attractions and More Highlight Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom Park

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Fall will be here before you know it, and that means it’s almost time for one of our favorite events of the year – Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party! And this year will be particularly exciting with several returning favorites and some all-new experiences, highlighted by the debut of the incredible new “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular.”

Jack Skellington from Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas” serves as the host of this all-new nighttime extravaganza, with state-of-the-art projection effects, lasers, lighting and dazzling fireworks filling the sky above Magic Kingdom® Park. Jack has come to tell a not-so-scary story about how anything can happen on Halloween night. Jack’s ghost dog, Zero, then flies off carrying everyone along on a trick-or-treating adventure, where four friends – Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy – find themselves drawn into a mysterious haunted house. Their journey takes them from one room of the house to another, encountering dancing skeletons, waltzing ghosts and a whole series of troublemaking Disney villains. “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” promises to be the perfect Halloween treat!

The fireworks are just part of the Halloween fun. Several attractions across the park receive special enhancements just for the Halloween party! New this year, when you follow the treat trail into the Monster World at Monsters Inc. Laugh Floor, you will interact in all-new ways with the comic cast of monsters, as you learn about the curious Human World holiday we call Halloween.

Embarking upon the high seas with the Pirates of the Caribbean, you will discover a crew of live pirates on your journey, engaged in a whole new adventure in search of treasure. Space Mountain goes completely dark again this year, hurtling you through the blackness of deep space to the riffs and chords of a new hard-rockin’ soundtrack, and at the Mad Tea Party in Fantasyland, each spin of the teacups takes you into madder and madder territory, as special lighting and music give the attraction experience an extra energy after dark.

There’s also the amazing “Hocus Pocus Villain Spelltacular,” the ride of the Headless Horseman, “Mickey’s Boo to You Halloween Parade,” Monstrous Scream-O-Ween Ball and “Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam,” where this year Nancy Clancy from the hit Disney Junior series “Fancy Nancy” joins other Disney Junior pals like Vampirina and Doc McStuffins.

You won’t want to miss the all-new “Disney’s Not-So-Spooky Spectacular” or any of the other delightful treats in store at Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party, select nights Aug. 16 – Nov. 1, 2019.

Contact your Castle Vacations Travel Advisor today to plan your Disney trip to coincide with Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

Disney Skyliner Takes Flight on Sept. 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort

Disney Skyliner Takes Flight on Sept. 29, 2019 at Walt Disney World Resort

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On September 29, Disney Skyliner gondolas will take flight and officially begin transporting guests around Walt Disney World Resort.

This state-of-the-art transportation system offers a new way to experience the resort with amazing views only available from the sky. Disney Skyliner connects Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Epcot to four resort hotels – Disney’s Art of Animation Resort, Disney’s Pop Century Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort and the new Disney’s Riviera Resort scheduled to open in December 2019.

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Some Disney Skyliner cabins feature graphics based on Disney films, attractions and characters. Disney stories taking flight with guests include:

  • Mickey Mouse
  • Minnie Mouse
  • Pluto
  • Chip & Dale
  • “Coco”
  • Goofy, Pete, Horace Horsecollar and Clarabelle Cow
  • “Finding Dory”
  • Haunted Mansion
  • “Monsters, Inc.”
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • “Ratatouille”

Contact your Castle Vacations Travel Advisor today to be one of the first on the new Disney Skyliner

Encounter the First Order and Heroes of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

Encounter the First Order and Heroes of the Resistance at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge

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While living their adventure in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, you are likely to come across some familiar faces as they explore the planet of Batuu and Black Spire Outpost. Batuu is a far-flung destination along the galaxy’s Outer Rim, on the frontier of Wild Space – the uncharted region at the edge of the galaxy. The planet is home to Black Spire Outpost, an infamous port for smugglers, traders and adventurers wishing to avoid any unnecessary entanglements with the First Order, and in the ancient ruins outside Black Spire Outpost, locals report sightings of individuals associated with the Resistance.

Recently arrived First Order Stormtroopers bring a new presence throughout Black Spire Outpost, patrolling the area and engaging villagers and travelers alike. Wherever someone goes in Black Spire Outpost, the First Order is always watching! From time to time, Kylo Ren himself may even arrive in Black Spire Outpost, impressing upon its inhabitants the power and strength of the First Order. He consults with the First Order Officer assigned to this trading port and sets out with a contingent of Stormtroopers to interrogate the locals, seeking any Resistance sympathizers. 

The mighty Wookiee, Chewbacca, may be spotted in Black Spire Outpost, rounding up new recruits for the Resistance and helping to establish a temporary base hidden away from the outpost and the prying eyes of the First Order. Vi Moradi, a Resistance spy working under orders from General Organa, makes her way through the area, sharing some of the tricks of her trade and ensuring those she encounters that the Resistance is getting stronger. And as you explore the wooded outskirts of the village, you may also encounter Rey as she greets recruits, champions the Resistance and inspires everyone she meets.

Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge is the ultimate Star Wars experience! You can visit now at Disneyland® Resort, and it opens August 29, 2019, in Disney’s Hollywood Studios® at Walt Disney World® Resort.

Contact your Castle Vacations Travel Advisor to book your next trip today.