An unofficial Walt Disney World news and trip planning guide!

Walt Disney World Trip Planning

Unlike a normal vacation, there's a huge amount that can be done when planning your visit to Walt Disney World. It can be very overwhelming. We've put together a number of great resources to make planning your vacation easy. 

Take a look below for our full range of vacation planning resources. You can also visit our free community forums where other Disney World Fans can help you plan your dream vacation.

Planning Resources

Park Guides 

Theme Parks - All the details you'll need on each park including maps of the park and attractions.

Extra Magic Hours - If you're staying on-site, you'll be entitled to Extra Magic Hours, where you get extra time in the parks either in the morning or evening.

Theme Park Ticket Prices - A complete price list of all the (rather complicated) park ticket options.

FastPass - The FastPass system allows you to effectively reserve a spot at the front of the line a couple of hours in advance.

Park Hours - We've got all the latest theme park opening hours.

Park Maps - Check out the Theme Parks Maps so you know where you're going!

Rehabs and Closures - From time to time, attractions close for maintenance, check which ones are closed before booking your vacation to ensure you're not left disappointed.

Locker Rental - Renting a locker at the parks can help a great deal to store jackets, souvenirs, etc until you're ready to leave!

PhotoPass - A photography service from Disney that allows you to share and purchase photos from your vacation.

Best Times To Visit - A guide for each month of the year, giving advice as to when is the best time to visit Walt Disney World without hitting the crowds!

US Public Holidays - A list of all major US public holidays (and their dates) that can affect how busy the parks are.

Monthly Weather Averages - A detiled table showing the monthly weather averages (including temperatures and rainfall) - ideal for planning when to visit Florida!

Telephone Numbers & Addresses - A complete list of all major Walt Disney World telephone numbers and addresses, inclding those for tours, dining, baby sitting, kennels, etc.

Smoking Areas - Disney provide a number of smoking locations in the parks - here's the list of each smoking location.

ATM Locations - Locations of all the ATM Machines at the parks and Downtown Disney.

Resort Information

Resort List - We've got detals on every single Walt Disney World Resort, with everything from their location, to the room types, facilities and restaurants.

Internet Access - Information on internet access charges, locations and more.

Dining Information

Restaurant List - Check out all the official Disney restaurants and menus and then book your dining reservations!

Tables in Wonderland - A dining discount program offered to annual passholders, vacation club members and Florida residents.

Disney Dining Plan - A dining credits program where you pre-pay and receive credits to redeam at various disney restaurants.

Recreational Information

Recreation Overview - Overview of all the recreational activities on offer at Walt Disney World

Golf Courses - There are five golf courses at Walt Disney World, of which two are part of the PGA Tour.