Updates on Disney Cruise Line

Disney Cruise Line Updates If you booked your Disney Cruise with Small World Vacations, please contact your agent for assistance. Small World Vacations’ emergency phone line is 201-497-5529.  Or, contact our main office at guestrelations@smallworldvacations.com.  Please rest assured that the agents at Small World Vacations are doing their very best to help their guests during the current global health crisis. …

Small World Vacations’ Terms and Conditions Related to Travel during COVID-19

Small World Vacations’ Terms and Conditions Related to COVID 19 for Travel to Disneyland, Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii, Adventures by Disney and Disney Cruise The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. The status of the outbreak varies by location and state and country. Local authorities are frequently updating their guidance and safety measures. Check the latest …

Small World Vacations’ Terms and Conditions Related to COVID-19 for Travel to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort

SMALL WORLD VACATIONS’ TERMS AND CONDITIONS RELATED TO COVID-19 FOR TRAVEL TO WALT DISNEY WORLD AND UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT _______________ The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. The status of the outbreak varies by location and state and country. Local authorities are frequently updating their guidance and safety measures. Check the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Small World Vacations – Preferred Travel Agent of the Disney Food Blog!

Small World Vacations – Preferred Travel Agent of the Disney Food Blog Who doesn’t love fun and who doesn’t love food? And to go one step further, who doesn’t love Disney? Mix those endorphin fueled ingredients up in a bowl and what do you get? The Disney Food Blog! Small World Vacations is excited to be named the preferred travel …

Save 25% on Select Bahamian Disney Cruises

Save  25% on Select Bahamian Cruises from Port Canaveral Important Details on Inside Category with Restrictions, Oceanview Category with Restrictions and Verandah Category with Restrictions (Category IGT, OGT and VGT) Valid for new bookings only Full payment is required at the time of booking for all Guests and is non-refundable. Full legal names of all Guests are required at time …

The World is Coming Together As Work Continues on ‘Harmonious’ at EPCOT

The World is Coming Together As Work Continues on ‘Harmonious’ at EPCOT From Disney – February 26, 2021 EPCOT has always been a special place where the world comes together to celebrate human achievement. Nothing has embodied this spirit more over the years than the park’s lineup of original nighttime spectaculars. Although we have not yet determined when our next …

Updates on Adventures by Disney

Updates on Adventures by Disney   Please read the following important information before you travel with Adventures by Disney Continue to check the suggested websites below as well as other websites for updates and current procedures, policy and news. Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are …

A Touch of Disney: New, Limited-Capacity Ticketed Experience Coming to Disney California Adventure Park Beginning March 18

A Touch of Disney: New, Limited-Capacity Ticketed Experience Coming to Disney California Adventure Park Beginning March 18 It’s time to experience some of the sights, sounds and flavors of the Disneyland Resort with A Touch of Disney, a new, limited-capacity ticketed experience that begins March 18 at Disney California Adventure park. A Touch of Disney offers some of the world-famous food …

Disney Parks Best Bites – February 2021

Disney Parks Best Bites – February 2021 Take a look at Best Bites across the Disney Parks – from adorable “Raya and the Last Dragon”-inspired treats and over-the-top hotdogs and shakes to the return of Sangria University and breakfast with Disney Junior Characters. Check out all the yummy details below. Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park To celebrate the upcoming release of …

‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Begins Oct. 1 in Honor of Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th Anniversary

‘The World’s Most Magical Celebration’ Begins Oct. 1 in Honor of Walt Disney World It’s an event five decades in the making! Beginning Oct. 1, Walt Disney World Resort will throw “The World’s Most Magical Celebration” in honor of Disney’s 50th anniversary, bringing new experiences to their four theme parks and beyond. This milestone is such a big deal, Disney …

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious

Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Please note: Disney Resort hotels, restaurants, attractions, experiences and other offerings may be modified and will be limited in capacity and subject to limited availability or closure, based on direction from health experts and government officials to promote physical distancing. Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa is currently open to guests but …

Marvel Day at Sea and Star Wars Day at Sea Returns to Disney Cruise Line in 2022

Marvel Day at Sea and Star Wars Day at Sea Returns to Disney Cruise Line in 2022 In 2022, two epic adventures at sea return to Disney Cruise Line with limited engagements of Marvel Day at Sea (Disney Magic) and Star Wars Day at Sea (Disney Fantasy). Small World Vacations offers $50 – $1000 onboard credit based on the cost of your cruise fare only. All onboard credit …

2022 Walt Disney World Resort Vacation Packages Now Available

2022 Walt Disney World Resort Vacation Packages Now Available! Get a head start on planning your 2022 Walt Disney World® Resort vacation packages with arrival dates no more than 500 days in the future.  *Disney Vacation Club Resorts are available for bookings on a rolling 11-month schedule. Learn more about 2022 Walt Disney World Vacations There are some resort hotels …

Disney Cruise Line Ground Transfer Options for Guests with Pre- and/or Post-Nights at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels in 2022 & Beyond

Disney Cruise Line Ground Transfer Options for Guests with Pre- and/or Post-Nights at Walt Disney World Resort Hotels in 2022 & Beyond As previously shared, Disney’s Magical Express will no longer be available as a transportation option between the Walt Disney World Resort and the Orlando International Airport (MCO) beginning in January 2022. As a result, private transfers will be the only option …

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Animation Experience and Sand Sculpture coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ Animation Experience and Sand Sculpture coming to Disney’s Animal Kingdom Soon there will be a whole new way to experience Walt Disney Animation Studios’ all-new ‘Raya and the Last Dragon’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Continuing the legacy Walt Disney started with “Bambi,” animals have been an integral part of Disney storytelling and continue to inspire …

See Angel and Stitch at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

See Angel and Stitch at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Now in addition to seeing Stitch at Aulani Resort, Guests can also spot the one who stole his heart – Angel (a.k.a. Experiment 624). While Stitch is immune to the hypnotic effects of 624’s singing which turns any Experiment within earshot from good to evil, he was enamored with her feminine charms …

Leave A Legacy Goes On at Epcot

Leave A Legacy Goes On Leave A Legacy is returning to EPCOT! With the transformation of the EPCOT main entrance area, the original Legacy sculpture has been removed, but Leave A Legacy lives on in a beautiful new setting just outside the park – in a bright new color, too! These newly designed panels are the first of many that will be …

Even Without a Super Bowl Parade, Disney Gears Up for Super Bowl Weekend

Even Without a Super Bowl Parade, Disney Gears Up for Super Bowl Weekend With Sunday’s big game kicking off just down the road, Disney, like many others, is gearing up for the excitement of Super Bowl weekend. Although Walt Disney World won’t host the annual Super Bowl parade down Main Street U.S.A. at Magic Kingdom Park this year, Disney will continue the …

Reservations for Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining on Buena Vista Street at Disneyland Resort

Reservations for Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining on Buena Vista Street at Disneyland Resort Guests can now enjoy outdoor dining at Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining, with its seasonal menu and unique dining environment on Buena Vista Street, an extension of Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort. Carthay Circle Lounge – Alfresco Dining invites guests to unwind …

“Celebrate Soulfully at Disney Springs”

“Celebrate Soulfully at Disney Springs“ Recently Disney told us about “Celebrate Soulfully at Walt Disney World. And today they’re sharing details on some of the elements that just debuted at Disney Springs. Coinciding with the start of Black History month, “Celebrate Soulfully at Disney Springs” honors Black culture and puts the spotlight on some of the Black and African-American talent at Disney Springs, …

Valentine Gifts and Goodies in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Valentine Gifts and Goodies in Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort   Fall in love this February in the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort! Guests will find gifts and goodies that steal their heart, just the right match for any culinary craving, something special for loved ones, plus outdoor dining and dining reservations – all in time for Valentine’s Day. Star Wars Trading Post and …

Experience ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ Beginning Today at EPCOT

Experience ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ Beginning Today at EPCOT   It’s a special day at The American Adventure inside EPCOT, as Disney introduces “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure.” This new exhibit celebrates the distinctly American musical art form, originated by African Americans and fusing the influences of many different cultures. Joe Gardner – the musician, mentor and teacher …

Sweet Finds for Valentine’s Day at Disney Springs

Sweet Finds for Valentine’s Day at Disney Springs   It’s the end of January and love is already in the air at Disney Springs. There’s no wrong way to celebrate … whether Guests love to go all out and enjoy an indulgent meal for two or they’re planning a “Galentine’s Day” with shopping and sweet treats, the possibilities for a perfect Valentine’s …

Celebrate Soulfully in February at Walt Disney World Resort

Celebrate Soulfully in February at Walt Disney World Resort     Disney is thrilled to share that, beginning in February, Walt Disney World Resort will unveil several new experiences inviting Guests to celebrate soulfully at The Most Magical Place on Earth. Coinciding with and extending beyond February’s Black History Month, these offerings honor Black heritage and culture through music, food, art and …

Foodie Guide to Valentine’s Season 2021 at Disney Parks

Foodie Guide to Valentine’s Season 2021 at Disney Parks   Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and Disney’s chefs and candy makers from around the world have been busy creating fun and delicious offerings to celebrate this season of love. They have everything from adorable sweets Guests can grab on the go to romantic prix fixe meals with extra …

Face coverings still required for Guests, Cast Members

Face coverings still required for Guests, Cast Members FROM DISNEY – January 28, 2021 As COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out around the world, we’re optimistically looking forward to a time in the future when we can once again share smiles with each other in the Disney Parks and Resorts. At this time, the CDC recommends continuing to practice healthy …

2021 Disney’s Blizzard Beach Tickets Are Now Available!

2021 Disney’s Blizzard Beach Tickets Are Now Available!     Cast Members are working hard to prepare Disney’s Blizzard Beach for its reopening on March 7, 2021. Disney Water Parks fans are roughly one month, one week, two days and 20 hours away from once again leisurely floating across Cross Country Creek , speeding down Summit Plummet and indulging in …

Check Out These Fresh Details for the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, Blossoming March 3 with Family Fun

Check Out These Fresh Details for the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival, Blossoming March 3 with Family Fun     The Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival is a little more than a month away! To get ready for this year’s event, debuting March 3 and continuing through July 5, let’s take a look at some fresh new festival …

Meet Music-loving ‘Olu Mel at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Meet Music-loving ‘Olu Mel at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa     Now you can meet ‘Olu Mel, A Disney Friend of Duffy, at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, playing endearing and uplifting music on his ‘ukulele. While he is known to be a bit shy, he is happiest enjoying nature and making others smile with his music, which is …

New Adventures to ‘Cast’ Off Soon Along World-Famous Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park

New Adventures to ‘Cast’ Off Soon Along World-Famous Jungle Cruise at Disneyland Park and Magic Kingdom Park     Today, Disney is building on the story of the Jungle Cruise at both Disneyland park at Disneyland Resort and Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort to include new adventures that stay true to the experience we know and love – more humor, wildlife and skipper heart – and also reflect …

Walt Disney World© Resort Updates

Upcoming Walt Disney World© Resort Hotel Stays Please read the following important information before you travel to Walt Disney World© Continue to check the suggested websites below as well as other websites for updates and current procedures, policy and news. Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are …

Universal Orlando Resort Updates

Due to the changing nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are subject to change, it is your responsibility to stay up-to-date and informed before traveling. It is important that you check and revisit these links and other resources often. Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of …

Travel Updates as Related to COVID-19

Travel Updates as Related to COVID-19 Continue to check the suggested websites below as well as other websites for updates and current procedures, policy and news. Due to the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are subject to change, it is your responsibility to stay up-to-date and informed before …

Update on Disneyland Resort

Update on Disneyland Resort Please read the following important information before you travel to the Disneyland Resort in California. Downtown Disney at Disneyland- Know before you go Continue to check the suggested websites below as well as other websites for updates and current procedures, policy and news. Due to the uncertain nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details …

New Disney Wonder 2-Night Seattle Sailing Now Available to Book!

New Disney Wonder 2-Night Seattle Sailing Now Available to Book! A new Disney Wonder 2-Night Seattle sailing on July 5, 2021 is now available to book. This is in addition to the June 28, 2021 7-Night Alaska sailing that replaced the June 28, 2021 9-Night Alaska sailing. Disney Wonder 2-Night Seattle Cruise from Vancouver Monday – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Tuesday, Seattle, Washington Wednesday – …

New Year, New Tips for Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

New Year, New Tips for Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort: Come Now for Fun Finds; Come Again Soon for Star Wars Trading Post in a New Location Just in time for winter shopping adventures, we’re excited to share tips for exploring the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort. There are lots of reasons why now is a wonderful time to visit, starting with this one: …

A Spider-Man Adventure Coming to Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort

First Look at Actor Tom Holland as Peter Parker in WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure Coming to Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort When Avengers Campus opens at the Disneyland Resort at a future top secret date, Guests will see a very familiar face inside the Worldwide Engineering Brigade – or WEB as the kids call it. As Disney shared before, Tom Holland …

Sweet New Additions at Disney Springs

Sweet New Additions at Disney Springs Guests planning ahead for their next Disney Springs visit will not want to miss these sweet new additions! Gideon’s Bakehouse Celebrating its grand opening just last weekend, Gideon’s new flagship location is already a popular destination at Disney Springs. Nestled in the heart of The Landing is where Guests will find this incredible bakery packed with handmade, almost …

New Year, nuiMOs! Latest Plush Trend Coming to Disney Parks Around the World, Disney Stores and shopDisney

New Year, nuiMOs! Latest Plush Trend Coming to Disney Parks Around the World, Disney Stores and shopDisney Since originally launching in Disney stores in Japan and China, Shanghai Disney Resort and Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Disney nuiMOs plush characters quickly gained popularity on social media as fans styled and took their plush on adventures to Disney Parks, the beach, the …

More Entertainment Returns This Summer with a Celebration of ‘Festival of the Lion King’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

More Entertainment Returns This Summer with a Celebration of ‘Festival of the Lion King’ at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Since reopening the Walt Disney World theme parks last July, Disney has taken a different approach to their entertainment, coming up with new ways to share the magic of the Disney characters. With cavalcades and flotillas continuing to delight Guests daily, Disney is …

Adventures by Disney Announces First-Ever Dedicated Expedition Cruises

Adventures by Disney Announces First-Ever Dedicated Expedition Cruises Journey to some of the world’s most wondrous and sought-after destinations when you set sail on all-new Adventures by Disney Expedition Cruises. With voyages to Antarctica beginning in late 2021 and to the Galapagos Islands in 2022, you will embark on exhilarating adventures across breathtaking, remote landscapes while enjoying a leisurely voyage with family-focused …

Early Booking Offer: 2022 European River Cruise

Early Booking Offer: 2022 European River Cruise Begin planning your 2022 River Cruise adventure today and take advantage of spectacular savings of $500 USD per person on Adventures by Disney River Cruise departures to the Danube, Rhine and Seine Rivers! Learn more about Adventures by Disney River Cruises. Offer must be booked through April 11, 2021 for travel start dates between …

Early Booking Offer: 2022 Galápagos Islands Expedition Cruise

Early Booking Offer: 2022 Galápagos Islands Expedition Cruise Begin planning your 2022 adventure today and take advantage of spectacular savings of $750 USD per person on most Adventures by Disney expedition cruise departures to the Galápagos Islands! Learn more about Adventures by Disney expedition cruise departures to the Galapagos Islands  Offer must be booked by April 11, 2021 for travel start …

New Menu of Mediterranean Small Plates at Spice Road Table

New Menu of Mediterranean Small Plates at Spice Road Table     What better way to enjoy the wonderful Florida weather than outdoors savoring Mediterranean small plates and refreshing beverages? Now add scenic views of World Showcase Lagoon at EPCOT–perfection. With décor inspired by outdoor cafés from the Moroccan seaside, Spice Road Table is now open offering a delicious new menu of small plates and sips for Guests to enjoy al …

New Exhibit ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ Debuts in February at EPCOT

New Exhibit ‘The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure’ Debuts in February at EPCOT The historic transformation of EPCOT will take another step forward in early February with “The Soul of Jazz: An American Adventure,” a new exhibit debuting inside The American Adventure. Featuring Joe Gardner from Disney and Pixar’s “Soul” – now streaming on Disney+ – Guests are invited on a …

A Look Ahead at Walt Disney World Resort

A Look Ahead at Walt Disney World Resort January 11, 2021 – From Disney : For nearly 50 years, Walt Disney World Resort has continued to evolve the guest experience to best suit the changing times. As we plan for the future, we are looking at how needs and preferences are changing across the travel industry, particularly in the way …

Grab Your Paintbrushes! Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Begins Today

Grab Your Paintbrushes! Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Begins Today     The Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Arts began today at Walt Disney World Resort, celebrating visual, culinary and performing arts from around the world. Through Feb. 22, you can experience this celebration as part of regular park admission, with something to satisfy every palate – and …

UNIVERSAL ORLANDO RESORT KICKS OFF 2021 WITH SPECIAL OFFERS FOR MUCH-NEEDED GETAWAYS ORLANDO, Fla. (January 7, 2021) – Universal Orlando Resort welcomes 2021 with a selection of special offers that invite you to plan the ultimate getaway to the award-winning theme park destination this year. And with the upcoming summer debut of a new species of roller coaster, Jurassic World …

Passholders: Save Up to 40% on Rooms in Early 2021

Passholders: Save Up to 40% on Rooms in Early 2021 Stay in the middle of the magic with this great room offer for travel in early 2021—and make the most of your annual pass! Annual Passholders can save up to 40% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights January 3 through April 17, 2021. Book through …

Spring Into Magic! Save Up to 30% on Rooms at Select Disney Resort Hotels

Spring Into Magic! Save Up to 30% on Rooms at Select Disney Resort Hotels Plan a fun-filled getaway at The Most Magical Place on Earth and take advantage of this great room offer. Save up to 30% on rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights April 18, 2021 through July 10, 2021. Book through May 27, 2021. …

Aulani Resort will plan to begin a phased reopening on November 1

Aulani Resort will plan to begin a phased reopening on November 1 From Disney – October 6, 2020 – https://www.smallworldvacations.com/heres-what-you-need-to-know-about-the-phased-reopening-of-aulani-resort-beginning-nov-1/ Know Before You Go to Disney’s Aulani Resort and Spa From Disney – January 5, 2021 To provide additional flexibility, the temporary modification to the Resort cancellation and refund policy at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa has been extended from May …

Special Offer on Memory Maker Now Available

Special Offer on Memory Maker Now Available Beginning January 4, 2021, Disney is introducing a special offer on their popular Memory Maker product that makes it easier for you to cherish all of the special moments you capture during your visits for the rest of the year. Memory Maker allows you to download unlimited Disney PhotoPass photos and videos from …