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 _______________ If you are traveling to Florida – Click here for Small World Vacations’ Terms and Conditions Related to COVID-19 for Travel to Walt Disney World or Universal Orlando Resort. _______________ The …

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 following Terms and Conditions DO NOT  pertain to travel to Disneyland, Aulani, a Disney Resort and Spa in Hawaii, Adventures by Disney or a Disney Cruise. Click here for Small World Vacations’ Terms and Conditions Related to COVID-19 for …

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 …

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 …

Save Up to 25% on Select Bahamian Disney Cruises

Save Up to 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 …

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 …

Universal Orlando Resort Updates

Due to the evolving 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 …

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 …

21 Ways to Kick Off 2021 with Magic at Walt Disney World Resort

  Happy New Year! Walt Disney World Resort is ready to help you turn the page on 2020 right away and begin 2021 with magic. From new and classic attractions to culinary experiences to character interactions and more, here are 21 reasons to be excited about a visit to The Most Magical Place on Earth in early 2021: 1. Explore the …

‘Ratatouille’ Fan Gets Sneak Peek of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT

‘Ratatouille’ Fan Gets Sneak Peek of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT     You may know the story of Emily Jacobsen, who is so excited for the debut of Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT that she wrote a song about Remy and posted a video online of herself singing it. The clip quickly became a worldwide social media phenomenon, inspiring others to share …

Disney Cruise Line Unwraps Never-Before-Seen Video of its Next Ship, the Disney Wish

Disney Cruise Line Unwraps Never-Before-Seen Video of its Next Ship, the Disney Wish Earlier today, the Disney Parks Magical Christmas Day Celebration unpacked a sleigh-full of Disney magic, including a brand-new video of the Disney Wish, which sets sail in summer 2022. This never-before-seen digital clip showcases new details of the dazzling Grand Hall and a first look at the stunning character statue …

7 Reasons to Be Excited for the Opening of Disney’s Blizzard Beach in March 2021

7 Reasons to Be Excited for the Opening of Disney’s Blizzard Beach in March 2021     The wait is finally over! Cast members will begin returning soon to prepare Disney’s Blizzard Beach for its scheduled reopening on March 7, 2021. First opened to the public on April 1, 1995, this spring will kick off Blizzard Beach’s 25th season. In honor of this exciting …

First Look of Snow White’s Enchanted Wish at Disneyland Park

First Look of Snow White’s Enchanted Wish at Disneyland Park     As previously announced, Snow White’s Scary Adventures has been undergoing a magical reimagination. Today – on the 83rd anniversary of the premiere of Disney Animation’s “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” at the Carthay Circle Theatre in Los Angeles – Disneyland Park’s only ride-through princess attraction has been reimagined and renamed …

New 2022 Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy Sailings Now Available to Book!

New 2022 Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy Sailings Now Available to Book! Disney Dream and Disney Fantasy itineraries for late April and May 2022 are now available to book. Disney Dream 4-Night Bahamian Cruise from Port Canaveral Sailings: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30 Monday – Port Canaveral Tuesday – Nassau, Bahamas Wednesday – Disney Castaway Cay Thursday – At Sea Friday – Port Canaveral, Florida …

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 evolving nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are …

Disney Parks Foodie News: Magic Kingdom Park Edition – New Menus, Returning Favorites, and the Infamous Hand-dipped Corn Dog!

Disney Parks Foodie News: Magic Kingdom Park Edition – New Menus, Returning Favorites, and the Infamous Hand-dipped Corn Dog!     Magic Kingdom Park is decked out in full festive regalia, and our chefs have been busy cooking (and baking!) up delicious treats just for the holidays, along with offerings that are available after we pack away the last holiday wreath! Read on to …

Fresh Flowers and Flavors Spring to Life March 3, 2021, at the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival

Fresh Flowers and Flavors Spring to Life March 3, 2021, at the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival     It may be chilly outside now, but a hint of spring is in the air as EPCOT prepares for the Taste of EPCOT International Flower & Garden Festival beginning March 3, 2021, at Walt Disney World Resort. With garden-fresh cuisines, creative gardens and unforgettable …

Nigerian Dwarf Goats Welcomed to Disney’s Animal Kingdom as New Kids on the Safari

Nigerian Dwarf Goats Welcomed to Disney’s Animal Kingdom as New Kids on the Safari     Since the opening of the park in 1998, Kilimanjaro Safaris at Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park has continued to grow and evolve, bringing new encounters to the savanna. Today, that evolution continues as we introduce a new species of Nigerian dwarf goats to the experience. As Guests wrap up their …

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Update

Walt Disney World Resort Hotels Update   Disney continues to take a measured and deliberate approach to reopening Walt Disney World Resort hotels, and as of today, are now accepting bookings for: Disney’s All-Star Movies Resort for arrivals beginning March 22 Disney’s Beach Club Resort for arrivals beginning May 30 Disney’s Wilderness Lodge for arrivals beginning June 6. As previously shared, future reopening …

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Virtual Queue Timing Update

Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance Virtual Queue Timing Update     Calling all members of the Resistance! We are making a slight adjustment to the virtual queue process for one of the most popular experiences at Walt Disney World Resort, Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. Beginning Sunday, Dec. 20, our distribution times for virtual queue enrollment will be 7 a.m. and 1 p.m. Keep in mind, …

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 evolving nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are …

Work Continues on “Harmonious” at EPCOT

Work Continues on “Harmonious” at EPCOT     Here is a first look at a major milestone in the development of “Harmonious,” the new nighttime spectacular coming to EPCOT.   Overnight, the first of five enormous floating platforms was moved into position on World Showcase Lagoon to begin testing of its onboard show equipment. Once completed, these platforms will create a …

New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort

New Year’s Eve at Walt Disney World Resort       All four Walt Disney World Theme Parks as well as Disney Springs are decorated for the season and feature extended operating hours. On New Year’s Eve, however, these locations will close prior to midnight to follow health and safety measures put in place during the phased reopening to help foster physical distancing. New Year’s …

Holiday Shopping and More Merriment Continue at Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort

Holiday Shopping and More Merriment Continue at Downtown Disney District at Disneyland Resort   The Downtown Disney District at the Disneyland Resort has made adjustments to its operation based on state regulations regarding dining, and our retail locations will remain open for holiday shopping – from toys, apparel and souvenirs, to home décor and Disney holiday collections. In addition, select retailers with food and beverage offerings will also remain …

Window Displays Bring Holiday Magic to Walt Disney World Resort

Window Displays Bring Holiday Magic to Walt Disney World Resort One favorite thing to do during the holiday season at Walt Disney World Resort is gaze at the elaborate store window displays, especially along Main Street, U.S.A., in Magic Kingdom Park and World of Disney at Disney Springs. For the merchandise presentation team, the holiday season is the culmination of almost a year of work – they start …

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 evolving nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details …

Celebrate the Season in Special Ways at Resort Hotels Across Walt Disney World

Celebrate the Season in Special Ways at Resort Hotels Across Walt Disney World   It’s the most wonderful time of year to visit Walt Disney World Resort, as the holiday season is in full swing across our Resort hotels. Whether you are staying on vacation or just stopping by for the day, these fantastic locales are merry and bright with yuletide décor …

Celebrate Global Merriment at the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth – Now Through Dec. 31

Celebrate Global Merriment at the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays Presented by AdventHealth – Now Through Dec. 31 Starting today, the Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will bring seasonal fun from around the globe to the Walt Disney World Resort. Through Dec. 31, 2020, this magical event features delicious food, activities for the whole family, a chance to …

First Chance to Get a Spider-Bot from Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort

First Chance to Get a Spider-Bot from Avengers Campus at Disneyland Resort     While Avengers Campus at the Disneyland Resort will open to aspiring Super Heroes at a future top-secret date, Peter Parker has already begun testing his latest prototype: Spider-Bots! As revealed at the D23 Expo last year, The Worldwide Engineering Brigade or as the kids call it, WEB, is devoted to empowering the next …

D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration: EPCOT and the Magic of Possibility

D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration: EPCOT and the Magic of Possibility   As part of the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration, details were shared about the historic transformation happening right now at EPCOT. You can watch the entire session by clicking on the video below, but here are a few highlights from this discussion. It’s been a while since we last talked about the new …

Themed Entertainment Association Honors Disney with Two Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement and Recognizes Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements

Themed Entertainment Association Honors Disney with Two Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement and Recognizes Walt Disney Imagineering President Bob Weis for a Lifetime of Distinguished Achievements   Earlier today the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) honored two of Disney’s newest attractions with Thea Awards for Outstanding Achievement – Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World resorts and Mickey …

ABC and Disney Parks Feature Nostalgic Performances in Special 5th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration’

ABC and Disney Parks Feature Nostalgic Performances in Special 5th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration’ Just when we need it most, Disney kicks off the holidays with a special treat! The fifth anniversary edition of “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” airs Thanksgiving night at 9/8c on ABC! Original hosts Derek and Julianne Hough …

D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration: EPCOT and the Magic of Possibility

D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration: EPCOT and the Magic of Possibility As part of the D23 Fantastic Worlds Celebration, details were shared about the historic transformation happening right now at EPCOT. You can watch the entire session by clicking on the video below, but here are a few highlights from this discussion. It’s been a while since we last talked about the new neighborhoods …

Nostalgic Performances in Special 5th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration’

ABC and Disney Parks Feature Nostalgic Performances in Special 5th Anniversary Edition of ‘The Wonderful World Of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration’ Just when we need it most, Disney kicks off the holidays with a special treat! The fifth anniversary edition of “The Wonderful World of Disney: Magical Holiday Celebration,” airs Thanksgiving night at 9/8c on ABC! Original hosts Derek and Julianne Hough …

More Options Returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom Park

More Options Returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom Park From grabbing a quick bite on the go to sitting down to a fun meal with a fairytale view, dining at Walt Disney World Resort has something for everyone. And with three more dining options soon returning to Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom Park, there’s even more choices to fill …

Park Hopper Option Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on Jan. 1, 2021

Park Hopper Option Returns to Walt Disney World Resort on Jan. 1, 2021 From Disney: As the phased reopening of Walt Disney World Resort continues, we are nearing another exciting milestone we know many guests have been looking forward to: the return of the Park Hopper® option! Starting Jan. 1, 2021, guests who purchased a ticket, package or annual pass with Park Hopper …

A Special Surprise to Commemorate Mickey’s Birthday at Disneyland Resort

A Special Surprise to Commemorate Mickey’s Birthday at Disneyland Resort     To commemorate Mickey Mouse’s birthday, we are excited to reveal a special surprise at the Disneyland Resort. Following a refurbishment, the iconic Partners statue in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland park has been restored to its original grandeur!   The beloved Partners statue, created by famed Disney sculptor Blaine Gibson, features Walt …