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 …

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 – 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 …

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 …

Suit Up for Even More Heroic Fun with ‘Off Campus’ Offerings in Hollywood Land at Disney California Adventure Park

Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure park is now open, bringing together Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. However, did you know that just around the corner you can find a few “off campus” heroic offerings? That’s right! In the heart of Hollywood Land, you’ll find Mickey and his pals donning their Super Hero finest, some rad backdrops to help you perfect your best …

UPDATE: New Dates Available for ‘Disney After Hours Boo Bash’ at Walt Disney World Resort!

Due to popular demand during the early-purchase period for guests of select Walt Disney World Resort hotels, we’re adding five new dates for this spooktacular event:  Sunday, September 5, 2021 Sunday, September 12, 2021 Sunday, September 19, 2021 Sunday, October 10, 2021 Sunday, October 17, 2021 These dates will be available when tickets go on sale Tuesday, June 15. Please see the below article …

Laniwai, A Disney Spa, Reopens at Aulani Resort on June 15

Aloha! One of the most relaxing and rewarding experiences at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is spending time at Laniwai – A Disney Spa. We’re happy to announce that Guests will soon have the opportunity visit this tranquil retreat once again when it reopens on June 15. Just like we have done with other resort experiences, we have made …

Capture the Newest Tiny World Magic Shot – Now Available at EPCOT

Disney PhotoPass Service’s Tiny World Magic Shots make you feel like you’re on top of the world, and there’s no better fit for a photo op like that than at EPCOT! Before you travel the globe, be at the center of it when you capture the brand-new Tiny World Magic Shot from the Disney PhotoPass photographer located near the fountain just …

Announcing New Openings and Offerings – Sebastian’s Bistro, ‘Ohana, Wine Country Trattoria, Lamplight Lounge Brunch, and More

We are so excited to announce booking and opening dates for some of our Guests’ favorite Disney dining locations! Check out all the delicious details below. Disneyland Resort Many travelers at Disneyland Park have missed sipping on Fuzzy Tauntauns and listening to DJ R-3X rock it (in his quirky way!). All our favorite bounty hunters, smugglers and galactic travelers will …

Go ‘Behind the Attraction’ in a New Original Series Coming to Disney+ on July 16

A new series is coming to Disney+ on July 16 that gives an exclusive peek ‘behind the curtain’ of the most beloved attractions and destinations at Disney Parks and Resorts around the world, from Jungle Cruise to “it’s a small world” to the Haunted Mansion to Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. “Behind the Attraction” is a 10-part series narrated by Paget Brewster that delves …

Guests Can Treat Themselves to a Flavorful Journey at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival Presented by CORKCICLE®, Beginning July 15

This summer, Guests can embark on a tasty tour across six continents at the EPCOT International Food & Wine Festival presented by CORKCICLE® at Walt Disney World Resort. This delicious celebration, which kicks off July 15 and runs through Nov. 20, features a full menu of new flavors and sips along with live entertainment, family activities and more. That’s 129 days of fun …

Now Open! First Recruits Assemble at Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park

Avengers Assemble! On Friday, Avengers Campus officially opened for Disney California Adventure park Guests at the Disneyland Resort. This entirely new land is dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of Super Heroes. Our teams were stationed with the lucky new recruits on Friday to capture their enthusiasm as they enjoyed Avengers Campus for the first time. Those who looked skyward spotted Spider-Man swinging into …

Fun Facts: Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park

Super Hero encounters, thrilling adventures, inventive food and drinks, and innovative merchandise are brimming with backstories and several ‘firsts’ ANAHEIM, Calif. – Whether a lifelong fan of Super Heroes or discovering them for the first time, guests visiting the all-new Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park will live out their Super Hero dreams and discover action-packed escapades and compelling stories when the …

Avengers Campus – In Their Own Words

About the collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and Avengers franchise filmmakers “At Walt Disney Imagineering, our goal is to always deliver on adventure, immerse guests in a story and really tap into their imaginations. One of the great opportunities with Avengers Campus was collaborating with our studio partners from the very beginning. It has been a truly dynamic collaboration. We’ve …

Avengers Campus: Fact Sheet

Overview: Avengers Campus is an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting and training the next generation of Super Heroes at the Disneyland Resort inside Disney California Adventure Park. This new land brings together Earth’s Mightiest Heroes for the common good, and allows guests to team up with the Avengers and their allies, sling webs with Spider-Man, taste-test inventive food and drinks and …

Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort Introduces WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure, a New Attraction for Guests of All Ages to Discover Their Web-Slinging Super Powers

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Super Hero fans and their allies will soon discover what it’s like to sling a web and have super powers at WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure. This interactive, high-tech attraction is located in the heart of the new land of Avengers Campus, coming soon to Disney California Adventure Park at the Disneyland Resort on June 4. Avengers Campus is an entirely …

Share Your Pride at Walt Disney World Resort This June

In honor of Pride Month, we are taking the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions, culture, and experiences of the LGBTQ+ community. We work every day to make Disney a place where everyone feels they belong. Through our recent Disney Look changes, we encourage all of our Cast to bring their authentic selves to work every day, and we hope …

A Closer Look Inside WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure at Avengers Campus in Disney California Adventure Park

When Avengers Campus opens tomorrow, June 4 at Disney California Adventure park, you will have the opportunity to live out your Super Hero dreams! You will discover what it’s like to sling webs and have super powers on WEB SLINGERS: A Spider-Man Adventure. Today we’re giving you a closer look inside this action-packed attraction! At the Worldwide Engineering Brigade – also known as WEB – …

Walt Disney World Resort Update: Club Level Rooms on sale Beginning June 4

We’re looking forward to reopening our Club Level Lounges at Walt Disney World Resort, with sales for Club Level rooms and suites beginning on June 4 with the following phased opening plan: Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Royal Palm Club – Sept. 16, 2021 Disney’s BoardWalk Resort – Sept. 23, 2021 Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Sept. 26, 2021 Disney’s Wilderness …

All-New Avengers Campus Unveiled in Epic Grand Opening Ceremony at Disney California Adventure Park, Previewing the Land’s Debut June 4, 2021, at Disneyland Resort

Disney CEO Bob Chapek teams up with Disney Parks, Experiences and Products Chairman Josh D’Amaro and Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige to mark the historic moment Immersive new land invites guests of all ages to team up with the Avengers and train to become the next generation of Super Heroes ‘Recruits’ find their powers slinging webs on the family-friendly attraction …

Adventures by Disney Introduces New England Vacation and Expands Private Adventure Destinations in 2022

Starting May 2022, families will venture to one of America’s most scenic destinations with Adventures by Disney to explore the magnificent sights and world-famous flavors of New England. The brand-new guided vacation to Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine offers families the chance to discover the historical charm and unique culture of this celebrated region. Also in 2022, travelers will have yet another …

More Details Revealed for “Disney After Hours Boo Bash”!

Fantasy reigns at Magic Kingdom Park, especially as we get ready for Walt Disney World Resort’s 50th anniversary in October and “The World’s Most Magical Celebration.” Case in point, we recently announced the park will soon be the ghost host for “Disney After Hours Boo Bash” on 23 select nights later this year, starting Aug. 10 and continuing through Oct. 31 from 9 p.m. to …

Set Sail and Head Into the Unknown with Adventures by Disney

On this 12-day journey with Adventures by Disney, Guests and their families will experience the majesty of the most remote continent on earth – Antarctica. They’ll seek out a handful of the regions’ 200+ unique marine species like seals, penguins and whales. In fact, our newly added third sailing in February 2022 takes full advantage of the migration season of …

Embrace Your Inner Villain with New ‘Cruella’-Themed Offerings and Opening Night Event Live Stream from Disney Springs Today

The Queen of Mean’s big day is here. Today, Disney’s “Cruella” debuts in theaters and on Disney+ with Premier Access (Additional Fee Required) and there are many ways to embrace your inner Villain at Disney Parks and beyond! At Disneyland Resort, the iconic “Cruella-Mobile” featured in the film is careening into Downtown Disney District near the Esplanade for a limited time photo opportunity starting …

All Aboard! General Booking Opens Today for the Disney Wish’s Inaugural Season

Small World Vacations offers $50-$100 onboard credit for your Disney Cruise! Just fill out a Disney Cruise Quote Form and let one of our agents help you start planning your cruise vacation today. If you have been dreaming about stepping foot aboard the Disney Wish ever since we unveiled Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship last month, your wish can now come true! Starting …

Disneyland Resort Theme Parks To Welcome Back Guests from Outside California Beginning June 15; Plus, Theme Park Reservation Window Expands, Allowing More Time to Plan Visits

Since we began our phased reopening of Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park on April 30, guests have experienced countless magical moments back at the Happiest Place on Earth. From waving hello to beloved Disney characters, to lots of laughter on favorite attractions and enjoying themed treats all around the resort – magic is definitely here at the Disneyland Resort! And with the all-new land …

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 …

New Jungle Cruise Experience Will Open at Disneyland Park July 16, with Work Completed at Magic Kingdom Park This Summer

If Guests have missed the back side of water, hippos that wiggle their ears and skippers with a pun for every river bend, we have exciting news! Jungle Cruise will reopen July 16, 2021 at Disneyland park, with an updated experience that welcomes new characters from around the world plus even more of the humor, wildlife and skipper heart that makes this classic …

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 …

Take a Stand with Some of Marvel’s Mightiest Aboard a Disney Ship

We’re super close to revealing new details about the first Marvel cinematic dining experience, Worlds of Marvel, coming to the Disney Wish next summer. And as we wait patiently (just like you!) to be able to talk more about this incredible new space, we wanted to share a round-up of all the ways Guests can live out their own Super Hero adventures …

Register Today for an Avengers Campus and Disneyland Resort Webcast

Heroes Assemble! Avengers Campus opens soon at Disney California Adventure Park as a training complex dedicated to discovering, recruiting and inspiring the next generation of Super Heroes. Join us on June 1, 2021 at noon EDT, 9 a.m. PDT for a sneak peek at this all-new land. We will also give you some Disneyland Resort updates. To register, click here.

Spot the Woodland Creatures Inside Snow White’s Enchanted Wish at Disneyland Park

What’s better than a bunch of furry friends? Even MORE furry friends! Take a peek at the more than three dozen new animals inside the recently reimagined Snow White’s Enchanted Wish at Disneyland park. Kind creatures such as squirrels, rabbits, deer and birds fill the forest with fun as Snow White travels through her timeless tale. We’ve highlighted several of the adventurous animals in …

‘Frozen’ Fun Awaits Families on the Disney Wish

The Disney Wish will bring more Disney stories and characters to life than ever before, and we’re so excited for our Guests to be immersed in classic Disney storytelling from the moment they step on board. One of those stories that our Guests know and love is “Frozen,” and on the Disney Wish, everyone’s favorite characters from the kingdom of Arendelle will be …

First Look: Guide Map for Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure Park

It’s almost time for Guests to gear up for the opening of Avengers Campus at Disney California Adventure park at the Disneyland Resort! To assist Guests in planning their mission, we’re excited to share a first look at the Avengers Campus map. As Guests can see, there are three entrances into the new 6-acre land where they can join the action with the Avengers and …

Tips for the Perfect Day with Young Families at Disneyland Resort

One of the greatest things about the Disneyland Resort is that there truly is something for every guest, of every age and size. Guests looking to plan the best day ever at the Happiest Place on Earth with their young family should look no further! Now that theme parks have reopened, here are a few tips to help Guests plan their visit: …

Disneyland Hotel Reopens July 2! Book Your Stay Today!

More of the magic is returning!  The phased reopening of the Disneyland Resort moves another step forward as the Disneyland Hotel, Disneyland Resort’s original hotel, reopens on July 2, 2021, with limited capacity. You can make room reservations now for your next memorable vacation at this landmark AAA Four Diamond hotel, immersed in the magic of Disney day and night! Staying in the Fantasy Tower …

Disney PhotoPass Service x Snap: Announcing New PhotoPass Snapchat Lenses and Can’t-Miss Surprises for the Walt Disney World 50th Anniversary!

Disney PhotoPass Service is teaming up with Snap to show Guests Walt Disney World Resort in a whole new way, with magical augmented reality experiences to share with their friends and family – and featuring some of their favorite Disney characters. It all starts with new ways to meet up with Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse at the resort, with Snapchat Lenses starring everyone’s …

Here’s How Favorite Larger-than-life Toys Will be Making New Friends on the Disney Wish

Over the past several weeks, we’ve been sharing how Disney stories will come to life like never before aboard the newest Disney Cruise Line ship, the Disney Wish. Today we’re going to the upper decks where we’re introducing a new Toy Story-themed waterplay district designed especially for families with toddlers and young children. To “swim”-finity and beyond! Children will have a tub-full of …

Disney Pals Create Magical Moments at EPCOT

Mickey Mouse and a few of his pals are sharing some of their very happy #DisneyMagicMoments from the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida!          Minnie Mouse, Goofy and Donald Duck joined Mickey and dressed for the occasion as they traveled “around the world” at EPCOT, visiting a few of the pavilions in World Showcase. And then they celebrated their …

Margaritaville Cottages Orlando Available Through Walt Disney Travel Company

Walt Disney Travel Company is now booking vacation cottages at Margaritaville Resort Orlando, located near Walt Disney World Resort, for arrivals beginning May 23, 2021. These vacation cottages range in size from two to five bedrooms and offer many amenities, including daily housekeeping, full kitchens, washers and dryers, pet friendly accommodations and, in some instances, private pools. Guests staying at Margaritaville Cottages Orlando have access to everything …

Foodie Guide to Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort

Foodies, Assemble! Guests can get ready to team up with the Avengers and explore an entirely new land dedicated to discovering, recruiting, and training the next generation of Super Heroes opening June 4. Of course, Super Heroes get hungry, too, so we’re sharing this Foodie Guide to all the unique offerings available at Avengers Campus. Pym Test Kitchen featuring Impossible™ Foods (mobile …

Designing the Disney Wish: Disney Cruise Line Debuting Artfully Themed Accommodations

The Disney Wish has a suite in the funnel! But that’s not the only incredible accommodation where Guests can rest and recharge on board the Disney Wish. In the next video of our “Designing the Disney Wish” series, see how we’re introducing an all-new look and feel for every stateroom on our newest ship. Steeped in enchantment and inspired by Disney stories, accommodations …

WATCH LIVE: A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King opens May 15

A Celebration of Festival of the Lion King opens at Disney’s Animal Kingdom on May 15. Please note that there have been a few changes to the show since Guests last saw it. While the majesty and splendor is all there, staging and choreography have been updated with safety protocols in mind for both performers and Guests. Additionally, other parts of the …

Brand NEW Wedding Venue Aboard Disney Cruise Line’s Newest Ship, Disney Wish

We are so excited to unveil a new wedding venue aboard the Disney Wish — the newest ship to join the Disney Cruise Line fleet in summer 2022. GRAND HALL Inspired by fairy tales, like Cinderella, the Grand Hall features a magnificent staircase that serves as a stunning backdrop for a wedding ceremony or vow renewal. A shimmering chandelier illuminates the venue and sparkling …

Suite Dreams! Get a First Look at the First-Ever Disney Cruise Line Funnel Suite

See the line where the sky meets the sea? It’s calling Guests home to the Wish Tower Suite, a first-of-its-kind accommodation set high in the forward funnel of the Disney Wish, our newest ship setting sail in summer 2022! This 1,966-square-foot penthouse in the sky will be our most unique Disney Cruise Line accommodation yet, and it’s the crown jewel of a truly …

Disney+ Favorites Decorate Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Guests can find fun photo opportunities and art decorating the Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort celebrating movies and series coming to Disney+. The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers – Set in present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan Morrow (Brady Noon) is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom, Alex (Lauren …

EPCOT In Full Bloom with Activities to Delight and Entertain Little Ones

Springtime is a great time to visit Walt Disney World Resort with the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival in full bloom. Little ones can marvel at whimsical character topiaries and pops of colorful flowers, explore The Goodness Garden Butterfly House presented by GoGo squeeZ® as well as the Health Full Trail presented by AdventHealth, and discover other kid-friendly activities during this popular event. …

UPDATE – Foodie News: Dining Guide to Disneyland Resort Reopening

We hope you are hungry for more Disneyland restaurant openings! As we continue to reopen our dining locations, we will update this Dining Guide, giving you a source to find which restaurants are open … or soon to open! We are excited to announce the latest restaurants to join the reopening list: Paradise Garden Grill(opening May 13) Alfresco Tasting Terrace (opening May …

New Halloween-Themed ‘Disney After Hours BOO BASH’ Coming to Magic Kingdom Park this Fall!

Since we are Halfway 2 Halloween, we’re spookily excited to announce a new Halloween-themed Disney After Hours event coming this fall to Magic Kingdom Park! “Disney After Hours BOO BASH” will take place on select nights, Aug. 10-Oct. 31, from 9 p.m. to midnight*. Spooky festivities will include Halloween-themed cavalcades, character sightings throughout the park, special performances by the Cadaver Dans, décor, …