Wednesday, August 12, 2015

When you purchase a 5-night or longer stay at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, from Aug. 29 - Nov. 3, 2012, kids (ages 3-9) eat free* when ordering from the kid's menu for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They also receive a free length-of-stay pass for the Rainbow Reef!
Booking Window: 
May 11 – July 14, 2012
Travel Window:
Aug. 29 – Nov. 3, 2012
Offer Details:
With a 5-night minimum stay children ages 3-9 each receive:
  • A free length-of-stay pass for the Rainbow Reef
  • Three free meals (from the kid's menu) for each night of their package at their choice of the following quick-service and table-service restaurants:
    • ‘AMA ‘AMA: Includes 1 appetizer (lunch and dinner only), 1 entrée and 1 dessert (lunch and dinner only); 1 single-serving, non-alcoholic beverage
    • Makahiki: Includes 1 full buffet (breakfast and dinner only)
    • The ‘Olelo Room: Includes 1 continental breakfast (breakfast only)
    • One Paddle, Two Paddle; Mama's Snack Stop and Lava Shack: Includes 1 entrée or 1 complete combo meal, 1 dessert (lunch and dinner only) and 1 single-serving, non-alcoholic beverage
* The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Not valid in combination with any other discounts or offers. Additional per adult charges may apply if more than 2 adults per room. Dining entitlements and Rainbow Reef pass are for registered guests only, expire upon check out and are non-transferable. Advance reservations required. Subject to restrictions and change without notice.
Contact me today and let's start planning your magical Hawaiian vacation at Aulani!

Purchase a Walt Disney World Resort non-discounted 5-Night/6-Day Magic Your Way package - with accomodations and Theme Park tickets included - at select Disney Resorts and get a FREE Disney Dining Plan. 

Example:  5 nights/6 days $87 USD* per person, per day for a family of four at a select Disney Moderate Resort in a Standard Room.

For stays most nights August 26, 2012 - September 15, 2012.  Book by September 15, 2012.

*Price based on 2 Adults, 1 Junior and 1 Child. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same package. The number of packages at this rate is limited. Tickets valid for one Theme Park per day and must be used within 14 days of first use. No group rates or other discounts apply. Advance reservations required. Offer excludes suites and 3-bedroom villas. Excludes gratuities and alcoholic beverages. Children ages 3-9 must order from children's menu if available. Some Table-Service restaurants may have limited or no availability at time of package purchase. © Disney 

Contact me today and book your Free Dining package at Walt Disney World!

Believe In Magic Travel has just published it's first monthly newsletter!!  To celebrate we are giving away a $25 US Disney Gift Card to one of our lucky fans!  If you are already on our mailing list, you are automatically entered to win, but you can get bonus entries by liking our Facebook page, following us on Twitter, sharing the newsletter with friends, and even sharing this blog post!

The excitement is building at Disneyland!  With only 22 days left until the opening of Cars Land and the newly imagined Buena Vista Street at Disney's California Adventure Theme Park, new information is coming out daily, teasing would-be guests with wonderful previews.  Even some of Disney's best loved characters are getting in on the action...
Check out the NEW Cars Land mini-site and cruise down Route 66 right into Radiator Springs, brought to life!  You can get a sneak peak at the new rides, Mater's Junkyard Jamboree, Luigi's Flying Tires, and the much anticipated Radiator Springs Racers!  When you get hungry you'll be able to dine at Flo's V8 Cafe, and shop for exclusive Cars merchandise at Sarge's Surplus and more!

Those with more grown-up tastes and a sense of nostalgia will truly enjoy the new Carthay Circle Restaurant on Buena Vista Street, modelled after the original Carthay Circle Theatre where Walt Disney first premiered "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs".  

Watch for more details as the June 15 opening date approaches!  I'm already planning our family's trip to Disneyland.  Are you ready to plan yours?  Contact me today and let's get started!!

In one week, the first phase of Disney’s Art of Animation Resort officially opens to Guests at the Walt Disney World Resort. This whimsical new Resort, featuring family suites, will immerse you in some of the best-loved Disney and Disney•Pixar stories of all time – and give you extra room to spread out. Take a look!

Video Tour of Disney's Art of Animation Resort

If you have a fan of Finding Nemo, Lion King, Cars or Little Mermaid, this is the resort you'll want to stay at on your next Walt Disney World vacation!  You'll feel like you're right in the middle of the movie.  Most of the themed rooms are Family Suites that sleep up to 6, with a separate bedroom with queen bed, 2 bathrooms and a kitchenette with mini-fridge and microwave. 

More details on this Value resort can be found here!

Ready to book your stay?  Contact me today!

Starting this summer, you will have one more reason to book a vacation at one the Hotels of the Disneyland® Resort. Beginning with arrivals on June 18, 2012, Guests staying at a Disneyland Resort Hotel can take advantage of Extra Magic Hour* – early entry to either Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure® Park – every day of your stay (with valid Theme Park admission and active hotel-room key card).

Extra Magic Hour will allow registered Disneyland Resort Hotel Guests admission into select attractions at Disneyland Park on Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday and Disney California Adventure Park on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, before that Park opens to the general public.

Guests not staying at one of the Hotels of the Disneyland Resort, but have 3-Day or moreDisneyland Resort Park Hopper® Bonus Tickets, may continue to enjoy one Magic Morning entry at Disneyland Park on designated days.

Check the official Disneyland site for any updates to the schedule of when each Park offers Extra Magic Hour. Each registered hotel Guest (ages 3 and older) must have a valid Theme Park ticket and active hotel-room key card to gain entry during Extra Magic Hour. To enhance the Extra Magic Hour experience, it is strongly recommended that Guests arrive at least one hour and 15 minutes prior to regular park opening.

*Applicable Theme Park, days and times of operation and all other elements including, but not limited to, operation of attractions, entertainment, stores, restaurants and appearances of Characters may vary and are subject to change without notice. Subject to capacity, cancellation and other restrictions.

This is just one of the many benefits of staying at a Disneyland Resort hotel.  Explore the others here.  Contact me today to start planning your Disneyland vacation and see for yourself why the "Happiest Place on Earth" just got happier!

Disney Cruise Line and Pixar Animation Studios are teaming up to offer you a 7-night California Coast cruise unlike any other!

The four magical voyages set sail on September 16, 23, 30 and October 7 from Los Angeles, and will feature the following:
  • Pixar Presentations and Sneak Peeks: Artists and filmmakers from Pixar Animation Studios will provide an inside look at the creative process used to develop an animated feature which includes a look at the making of Pixar’s newest release “Brave” and a sneak peek at footage of future Pixar films. 
  • The Art of Pixar: Storyboards, character sketches and other inspiring concept art used to design Pixar films will be on display in a special art exhibition at sea. This collection of art has only been seen outside of Pixar Animation Studios when displayed at leading art museums around the world. 
  • Pixar Film Fest: Guests will be able to enjoy the entire Pixar library of films while onboard, including a selection of delightful animated shorts. The voyages coincide with the theatrical premiere of “Finding Nemo 3D,” which Guests can enjoy at either of the two theatres equipped with state-of-the-art Dolby 3D projection systems. 
  • Pixar Character Encounters: For the first time, more than a dozen Pixar characters will meet with and greet guests throughout the cruise including Mr. Incredible, Remy, Woody, Jessie and Buzz Lightyear. There will be a special Pixar-themed dance parties and a host of other opportunities to reconnect with favorite Pixar pals. 
  • Special Gift: Sailing Guests will receive a commemorative lithograph created by Pixar artist and “Brave” co-director/screenwriter, Steve Purcell.
In addition, the California Coast itinerary lets you see iconic sights and explore popular stops in San Francisco, San Diego and wine country. With only four sailings available, you’ll want to contact me about these special cruises today!

Want to add on to this already fantastic vacation on the west coast?  Why not pair it with a visit to Disneyland, or sign up for the "Lights...Camera...Magic!" Adventures by Disney tour!

Adventures by Disney®, the award-winning family travel provider, invites you to go on the ultimate Southern California adventure with "Lights…Camera…Magic!" During this daylong guided group excursion, Guests will be immersed in the magic of Disney and the history of Hollywood in unique, unexpected and unforgettable ways.

8:30 a.m. - Depart from Disney's Grand Californian Hotel® & Spa at the Disneyland® Resort.
  • Guided Hollywood walking tour, including a visit to the home of the Academy Awards® at The Hollywood & Highland Center (depending on theatre availability), or tour Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
  • Depart for Beverly Hills, via Sunset Boulevard (home of the "Sunset Strip") to catch a glimpse of such famous spots as the Chateau Marmont and the Whiskey a Go-Go.
  • Free time to explore the sights and shopping along Rodeo Drive.
  • Depart Beverly Hills for the Original Farmers Market to enjoy an authentic atmosphere which offers family fun, and frequent star spotting!
  • Lunch and free time at Farmers Market and just a short trolley ride away is the fabulous open-air shopping center, The Grove.
  • Travel to The Walt Disney Studios in Burbank for a guided tour of the Studio Lot to visit spaces and places not open to the public - experiences only Disney can offer!
  • Evening reception in Legends Plaza at the Walt Disney Studios where Disney's many gifted animators, Imagineers, songwriters, actors and business leaders have been honored.
7:30 - 8:00 p.m. - Return to Disney's Grand Californian Hotel & Spa at the Disneyland Resort.

Along the way, you will be treated to VIP access and attention provided by two Disney-trained Adventure Guides and enjoy exciting surprises and "magical moments" - including fun Junior Adventurer activities designed especially for our younger Guests.

Includes: luxury coach transportation; water and snacks throughout the day; appetizers and nonalcoholic beverages at the evening reception for all Guests; one alcoholic beverage at the evening reception for Guests ages 21 and up only; special treats and surprise gifts.

Tours operate weekly on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, call for availability. Subject to change.

Adult Price: US $199
Child Price: US $189 (ages 4-9)