Orlando is one of the most visited travel destinations in the United States, and as a result there are thousands of flights in and out every day. Finding the best deals to buy your Orlando plane tickets can seem like a challenge, but these tips will help you ensure you don’t overpay for your flights. […]
It’s common for travelers to Orlando to assume that any trip to Orlando involves spending a ton of money but the truth is that you can do it more affordably than you may think. Check out this article from the Family Travel Network on 10 Money-Saving Secrets for Orlando Family Vacations, or review our favorite […]
There is absolutely no reason to stay at a Disney resort hotel. Not only will it cost you a lot more, but you’ll be at the mercy of expensive Disney restaurants and overinflated prices for literally everything.
No matter how you arrive in Orlando you’ll have to consider transportation costs. If you fly you’ll likely need to rent a car. If you drive your own vehicle down, you’ll need to pay for parking.
If you’re like most budget-conscious Orlando visitors, you do want to make sure your vacation is as affordable as possible – but you don’t want to skimp on the extras that will make your vacation a truly magical experience. One option many people struggle with are park-hoppers.
You do want your trip to Disney World to be a magical experience for everyone, but you also want to keep your budget under control.
Adding the park hopper option allows you to visit more than one park per day. Depending on how many days you’re visiting, and how you plan to make use of your time while you’re there, this may or may not be to your benefit.
These months include the summer plus holidays like Christmas, New Year’s, Thanksgiving, and 3-day weekends. If you have flexibility, you’ll appreciate both the lower cost and the lower crowds during less busy months.
You don’t have to spend hundreds on gifts and souvenirs. Instead, take pictures of things you think they’ll enjoy or send them a postcard. There are mailboxes in all the parks, and you can even mail them directly from old school mailboxes on Main Street in the Magic Kingdom.
Quick service meals, which are any meals you purchase at a location with a walk-up window instead of a server who comes to your table, can be quite costly – if you don’t plan correctly.