NEW COLOUR EDITION RELEASED JANUARY 2017
Experience the most magical vacation of a lifetime with The Independent Guide to Walt Disney World 2017.
This guide is written by an ex-Disney Cast Member (employees), now a travel guide and journalist who has spent thousands upon thousands of hours at the Walt Disney World Resort. This guide is packed full of tips and tricks on how to make the most of your stay all in an easy-to-understand guide. We cover late 2016 and all of 2017!
We will save you time, money and hassle! This travel guide is revised throughout the year meaning you will always have the most up to date version when you purchase it – not something written 12 to 18 months ago like some other travel books.
Stop wasting your vacation time! Don’t want to wait in lines? Why waste your valuable vacation time? Find out how with planning you can reduce your waits by up to 90% – even at attractions that usually have 2 or 3 hour long lines. Beat the crowds!
*Introduction to Walt Disney World
*Planning your trip – Follow our checklist and be ready to go
*Getting There – Learn of all the transportation options to and from Walt Disney World, including driving routes to and from the 3 nearest airports, as well as shuttles, taxis and complimentary transportation options
*Transportation – Learn how to get around the 47 square miles of Walt Disney World including how to get from any hotel or theme park to anywhere else!
*The Hotels – Detailed profiles of all 27 on-site Disney resort hotels, all the partner hotels, booking tips and more.
*Disability Guide – We cover all the services available to guests with disabilities from hotel rooms to ECVs and assistive listening.
*Tickets – Learn about all the ticket types and find the best one for you, including regular tickets, international tickets, Florida specials and annual passes
*Park guides – An in-depth look at all four theme parks, the Disney Springs shopping area and the two water parks including details on all the lands, rides, shows, entertainment and attractions at the parks. Plus, get all our insider tips. Full coverage of the new Frozen area at Epcot, updated Soarin’ Around the World and the latest on PANDORA: World of Avatar.
*Fastpass+ – Learn all about this time saving service and all the latest changes as they come.
*Park touring strategies – Follow these guides and maximize your vacation fun!
*Activities outside the parks – We cover a wide range of activities from water sports to mini golf. Plus a list of great free things to do, including FREE guided tours!
*Meeting the characters – Our comprehensive guide lists where all the characters are at the parks, as well as at the resort hotels. Plus, get meeting tips and more to enhance your experience!
*MyMagic+, MyDisneyExperience and MagicBands – A look at all these services which will make or break your vacation. Learn how to reserve rides before you arrive!
*Doing Disney on a budget – Tips on how to save money, from accommodation to inside the parks.
*Dining – Different restaurant types, Dining Plans, tips, reservations, etc.
*Useful to know – Time saving services, Memory Maker, Extra Magic Hours, weekly crowd calendars for September 2016 to December 2017, stroller rentals & much more.
*Spend less time waiting in line – Our top 10 tips to success.
*Guided Tours – Exclusive guided experiences from safari treks to scuba diving.
*Seasonal Events – We cover all the seasonal events that happen every year!
*Comparing Disneyland and Disney World – Been to one, or the other? Find out how they compare.
*2017 and the future – Find out about all the exciting projects in development, including PANDORA: World of Avatar, Star Wars Land, Toy Story Land and the latest additions including the nighttime show at Animal Kingdom, the new Frozen ride, and more. Always up to date!