Victoria & Alberts At Walt Disney World Resort Receives 17th AAA Five-Diamond Award

For the 17th year in a row, Victoria & Albert’s at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel & Spa has been awarded the coveted AAA Five Diamonds. There are 47 AAA Five Diamond restaurants in the United States, with only three in Florida – and Victoria & Albert’s is the only AAA Five Diamond restaurant in Central Florida. We congratulate Executive Chef Scott Hunnel, Chef de …

New Artisanal Menu And Elevated Flavors Debut At Gasparilla Island Grill At Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

After a recent refurbishment, Gasparilla Island Grill at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa has reopened with a new menu. Elevated flavors, artisanal ingredients and great attention to detail can be found through each station – hot sandwiches and pizzas, the sandwich and salad bar and coffee and dessert. At the Sandwich Bar, each sandwich is assembled per order, keeping …

Walt Disney World Resort Offers Romance for Lovebirds on Valentine’s Day and Every Day

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Celebrate love with your significant other on Valentine’s Day and every day at the most magical place on earth, Walt Disney World Resort. Throughout the 40-square-mile playground there’s simple and luxurious splurges for couples of all ages — from moonlit strolls and stolen kisses aboard attractions to pampering spas and intimate dining for two. The …

Behind-The-Scenes Look At Pandora – The World Of Avatar

Today we’re excited to share this amazing sneak peek into one of the Walt Disney World® Resort’s most exciting expansions: the construction of Pandora – The World of AVATAR, which will open at Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park this summer. As you can see in this video, Pandora – The World of AVATAR will transport you to a visually stunning …

New Moana Experiences At Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

Disney’s newest heroine, Moana, has arrived at Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa. You can experience the spirit of adventure and wonder of Hawai’i with fun-filled activities, enchanting storytelling, a special makeover, character greeting moments and more! “Moana” is the story of an adventurous teenage girl who teams up with the demigod Maui on a daring mission to fulfill her …

“Frozen, A Musical Spectacular” Takes the Stage Aboard Disney Cruise Line

For the “first time in forever,” the beloved animated hit “Frozen” is getting the Disney Cruise Line theatrical treatment as a new stage show exclusively aboard the Disney Wonder. “Frozen, A Musical Spectacular” debuts, along with a wave of new enhancements to the ship, on cruises starting Nov. 10, 2016, from Galveston, Texas. The story will be presented like never …

Disney’s Hollywood Studios Announces All-New Holiday Nighttime Spectacular, ‘Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!’

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — An all-new nighttime spectacular, “Jingle Bell, Jingle BAM!,” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios sends beloved Disney animated characters on a spirited yuletide adventure to get Santa back to the North Pole in time for Christmas Eve. The façade of the Chinese Theater comes alive with the merriment, music and sparkle of the Walt Disney World Resort 2016 …

Adventures By Disney Ecuador And Galapagos

When you travel to worldwide destinations with Adventures by Disney® they do so much more than sightsee. They experience firsthand the people, cultures and traditions of the places they visit. And the Adventures by Disney Ecuador and Galapagos itinerary is no exception. On this 8-night vacation, you will discover Ecuador’s mainland with its natural splendor and remarkable culture. Then, they’ll …

Royal Tea Experience Aboard Disney Dream

We are excited to announce that the popular Royal Court Royal Tea experience, which has delighted young princes and princess aboard the Disney Fantasy, is expanding and will now be available on the Disney Dream! This whimsical teatime features a fanciful menu, including a selection of herbal teas and two delicious course – one sweet and one savory. Every child …

Halloween Thrills Also Include New ‘Frightfully Fun Parade’ at Mickey’s Halloween Party, Plus Haunted Mansion Holiday and Space Mountain Ghost Galaxy

ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 30, 2016) –Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort offers two new reasons for guests to visit this year­­––a special celebration at The Twilight Zone™ Tower of Terror with a chance to “drop in” like never before, and the debut of the “Frightfully Fun Parade” at Mickey’s Halloween Party, a separate-ticket event. The parade features some popular Disney …

Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters at Cars Land

ANAHEIM, Calif. – Luigi’s Rollickin’ Roadsters, the new attraction in Cars Land at Disney California Adventure Park, is rolling with fun and festivities. Twenty of Luigi’s cugini (cousins) are visiting from Carsoli, Italy, to help celebrate Race Day in Radiator Springs with music and dancing at Casa della Tires.   Guests are invited to join the excitement by hopping aboard …

Golf Getaway Packages At Walt Disney World Resort

With summer in full swing, it’s the perfect time for you to take advantage of Golf Getaway Packages at Walt Disney World® Resort. You can choose between a two-night ($284 per person, per night) or three-night ($250 per person, per night) golf package that includes hotel room, two or three rounds of golf and a two-day Magic Your Way® Base Ticket, …

Pre-Book Character Greeting Opportunities Aboard Disney Cruise Line

Beginning on Tuesday, June 7, 2016, you will have the ability to pre-book two Meet & Greet opportunities with Disney Characters through the My Disney Cruise section of DisneyCruise.com. If you sail on a cruise of 7-nights or longer that feature at least two sea days you will also have the opportunity to pre-book a special Character Breakfast online. Similar …

Savor The Savanna: Evening Safari Experience At Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The Savor the Savanna: Evening Safari Experience allows you to welcome the evening at Disney’s Animal Kingdom®Theme Park with a private safari, African tapas, all-inclusive beverages and more. Once they hop aboard a private safari vehicle, you will journey deep into the heart of Harambe Wildllife Reserve. As the evening awakens, they’ll find themselves within one of the most secluded and breathtaking …

Disney Cruise Line Brings New Experiences And Enhancements To The Disney Wonder

Exciting new entertainment and experiences are in store for Disney Wonder Guests after the Disney Cruise Line vessel is transformed in Fall 2016. Headlining the enhancements are imaginative spaces for children, a jazzy restaurant and an English pub. The Marvel universe comes to life in Marvel Super Hero Academy. Here, young Guests can train to develop the brave and adventurous heroes inside themselves. It’s …

Fact Sheet: FastPass+

A customized, easy-to-use system allows guests to reserve access to some of their favorite experiences in advance At Walt Disney World Resort, we are always looking for ways to help guests further customize their experience and make it even easier to create unforgettable moments with their families and friends. Since its start as a vacation innovation, Disney FASTPASS has been …

Adventures by Disney Rhine River Cruise Itinerary Fact Sheet

Adventures by Disney river cruises allow families to experience the heart of Europe in a way that is active, immersive and easy. With the overwhelming popularity of its initial river cruise itineraries with AmaWaterways, sailing the fabled Danube River, Adventures by Disney has introduced a new Rhine River itinerary. Travelers will embark on this unforgettable trip to experience the beauty, …

Sail Through the Kingdom of Arendelle on Frozen Ever After

The New Norway Epcot Attraction Celebrates a Summer Snow Day LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – For the first time in forever, guests can explore the kingdom of Arendelle when “Frozen Ever After” opens in the Norway Pavilion in summer 2016. This family-friendly adventure picks up after the events in the blockbuster hit “Frozen” and celebrates a “Summer Snow Day.” A …

A New Princess Is Welcomed To Disney Parks

Elena of Avalor, Inspired by Diverse Latin Cultures, Will First Be Introduced on Disney Channel LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. – Disney Parks will welcome its first princess inspired by diverse Latin cultures. Princess Elena of Avalor will be appearing at Walt Disney World Resort this summer and at Disneyland Resort in the fall, following her television debut in a new …

Preschoolers Engage in Enchanted Fun Aboard Disney Cruise Line

CELEBRATION, Fla. – A magical adventure awaits preschoolers when they toddle onboard a Disney cruise. Little sailors aboard all four Disney Cruise Line ships can march with Mickey Mouse and rub shadows with Peter Pan, as Disney Cruise Line draws on a treasure trove of characters and the active imaginations of little ones to serve up a healthy dose of …

Disney Cruise Line Debuts New Menu Items at Palo Specialty Restaurant

New dishes feature traditional Italian fare prepared with modern flair CELEBRATION, Fla. – The enticing flavors and rich culinary traditions of Italy take center-stage once again at Palo, the signature adult-exclusive restaurant aboard every Disney Cruise Line ship. New menu items revisit the restaurant’s Italian roots with the addition of regional recipes, authentic ingredients and time-honored techniques. Paired with sweeping …

Disney Cruise Line Port Adventures Immerse Guests in Culture and Adventure on 2016 Norwegian Fjords Sailings

CELEBRATION, Fla.  – Disney Cruise Line invites families to explore culturally rich and exotic locales with Port Adventures like only Disney can do during its 2016 Norwegian Fjords sailings. Beginning May 29, the Disney Magic returns to Europe, including itineraries visiting the Norwegian Fjords and Iceland. Guests exploring these ports will be treated to richly diverse destinations that showcase iconic …

Disney Dream Fact Sheet

The Disney Dream is the third ship in the Disney Cruise Line fleet, joining the Disney Magic (maiden voyage in 1998) and the Disney Wonder (maiden voyage in 1999), followed by the Disney Fantasy (maiden voyage in 2012).

Epcot Fact Sheet

  LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — Epcot, the second Walt Disney World Resort theme park, opened Oct. 1, 1982 — 11 years after the Magic Kingdom debuted. The 305-acre park, identified by its iconic Spaceship Earth geodesic sphere, features two distinct areas. Future World is a showcase of discovery filled with new ideas and technology, plus an exploration of planet Earth from …

Why Book Your Disney Vacation with Small World Vacations

Welcome to Small World Vacations … where the magic begins! Small World Vacations, an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner has been creating magical Walt Disney World® Vacations since 1996. We can help you save time, headaches and money.

Disney FastPass+ Rides and Attractions

Now you have the power to reserve access to some must-do experiences with Disney FastPass+ service including select attractions, shows, parades, Disney Character Experiences and more. Disney FastPass+ service at Walt Disney World® Resort is included at no extra charge with Theme Park admission.

Small World Vacations Walt Disney World Planning Resources

Small World Vacations, a Platinum Level Authorized Disney Vacation Planner, can help you save time, headaches and money. We have been creating magical Walt Disney World® Vacations since 1996. We are proud to be recommended by MouseSavers.com. What can Small World Vacations do for you? Your Small World Vacations agent is your best resource when planning a magical Walt Disney World …

Small World Vacations Time for the Magic Planning Guide

You must be excited for your Walt Disney World® vacation. But where do you begin?
Now more than ever, it is important to know when to make Advanced Dining Reservations and Fast Pass+ Selections. Below is a chronological Planning Guide to help you keep on track while you prepare for your Disney Vacation

Disney FastPass+ Rides and Attractions

Now you have the power to reserve access to some must-do experiences with Disney FastPass+ service including select attractions, shows, parades, Disney Character Experiences and more. Disney FastPass+ service at Walt Disney World® Resort is included at no extra charge with Theme Park admission.

Universal Orlando Parks & Resorts Vacations – Terms & Conditions

UNIVERSAL PARKS & RESORTS VACATIONS® TERMS AND CONDITIONS Please review the following information carefully from time to time as it is subject to change. Revised 10/15/2019 General Conditions: The information provided below is intended to inform you of the various taxes, governmental fees and other charges on any travel-related transactions, fees and charges you may pay when you book your …

Disney Cruise – Transatlantic Crossing Passport & Travel Documentation

Transatlantic Crossing – Miami to Barcelona The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on the ship’s itinerary. Travelers can visit the U.S. State Department’s website for more information. All …

Disney Cruise – Panama Canal Cruises – Passport & Travel Documentation

Panama Canal Passport & Travel Documentation   The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on the ship’s itinerary. Travelers can visit the U.S. State Department’s website for more information. All …

Disney Cruise – Europe Passport & Travel Documentation

Europe Cruises – Passport & Travel Documentation   The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on your cruise itinerary. Travelers can visit the U.S. State Department’s website for more information. …

Disney Cruise – Caribbean – One-Way Passport & Travel Documentation

Caribbean – One-Way Cruises Passport & Travel Documentation   Sailing from: Galveston to San Juan, San Juan to Miami, New York to San Juan or San Juan to New Orleans The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to …

Disney Cruise – The Bahamas, Caribbean, Pacific Coast, Bermuda or Canada – Round Trip Passport & Travel Documentation 

The Bahamas, Caribbean, Pacific Coast, Bermuda or Canada Round Trip Cruises – Passport & Travel Documentation    Sailing from/to: Port Canaveral, Miami, Galveston, San Diego, San Juan and New York The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to …

Disney Cruise – Alaska Passports and Travel Documentation

Alaska Passports & Travel Documentation   Sailing from: Vancouver The following guidelines are based on government regulations, which are subject to change at any time. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have all the proper documentation to board the ship and enter each of the countries on your cruise itinerary. Travelers can visit the U.S. State Department’s website for more …

2019 Disneyland Room Only Terms and Conditions

DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS At the time of booking, all reservations require a deposit equal to the first night’s room rate plus applicable taxes and fees (including, but not limited to, any taxes and fees imposed by the City of Anaheim). If a deposit is not received by the date indicated on the confirmation, the reservation will automatically cancel. Deposit requirements for …

Disneyland Room Only Terms and Conditions

Hotel Accommodations Check-in time is after 3:00 p.m. and checkout time is before 11:00 a.m. Hotels may require a security/incidental/phone cash deposit or credit card imprint upon check-in. Specific room requests including room type, adjacent, connecting, and exact locations are on a request basis only and are subject to availability. The maximum occupancy is a combination of adults and children …

Disney Cruise Terms and Conditions

Disney Cruise Terms & Conditions Cruise Contract Your ticket is the Cruise Contract (available at www.disneycruise.com/cruisecontract). The forms needed for your vacation can be completed online by registering and logging into disneycruise.com and selecting “My Disney Cruise” or you will receive this package within 28 days of sailing. Carefully read your Cruise Contract, as it contains important terms and conditions …

Disney Cruise Guide to Online Planning

Disney Cruise Guide to Online Planning Create a log in or sign in at My Disney Cruise.  You will submit your Disney Cruise reservation number and the date of birth of the lead passenger. Go to the “Already Booked/My Disney Cruise” log in tab to view/link your reservation.  This “planning center” is where you can access the details of your Disney Cruise. Before you …

Disney Cruise Planning Resources

Disney Cruise Planning Resources Small World Vacations is a Platinum Authorized Disney Vacation Planner Travel Agency. Our agents have been creating magical Disney Vacations since 1996. We can help you save time, headaches and money.  What can Small World Vacations do for you? Your Small World Vacations agent is your best resource when planning a magical Disney Cruise.  We are happy to speak …

Auto PrePaid Gratuities on All Disney Cruise Ships

Pre-Paid Gratuities To expedite the check-out process onboard, pre-paid gratuities can be added to a reservation. Adding pre-paid gratuities to a reservation will eliminate the need to stop by Guest Services to take care of this customary tradition. Pre-paid gratuities can be added to a reservation up to 3 days prior to sailing. 2-Night Per Person 3-Night Per Person 4-Night …

Disney Cruise Ground Transfers

Disney Cruise Ground Transfers One-way or roundtrip ground transportation is available from the designated local airport to your Disney ship. In many instances, transportation is also available from the airport to hotel (pre-stay) and/or from your Disney ship to a designated hotel (post-stay). Information and pricing subject to change. Note: Guests under age 3 are not charged for transfers. It …

Disneyland MaxPass

Disney MaxPass Available to Book with Walt Disney Travel Company Packages Disney MaxPass can be included on a Walt Disney Travel Company Package or purchased daily while in the parks. Disney MaxPass helps you maximize your experience at the Disneyland Resort by providing unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads for the day, and by enabling the convenience of mobile FASTPASS booking and redemption times while in the parks through the Disneyland …

Ground Transportation for Disney Cruises Around the World

Acquaint yourself with transportation guidelines and hotel information—plus travel tips for your Disney cruise. Please note – all info is subject to change without notice, check with your Small World Vacations’ agent for the most up-to-date information. Sailing from Barcelona to Europe Guests embarking on a Disney Cruise to Europe from Barcelona will fly into Barcelona International Airport (BCN). The …

2021 Walt Disney World Room Only Terms and Conditions

2021 Walt Disney World Room Only Terms and Conditions Small World Vacations does not charge any fees for our services. Small World Vacations Guest Services: 201-497-5529 or Guestrelations@smallworldvacations.com   PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: For reservation information and modifications PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, please call your travel agent. If your Walt Disney World reservation is modified at any time to remove nights from …

Room for the whole family!

Discover an array of spacious accommodations for parties with 5 or more people at Walt Disney World® Resort. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, planning a family reunion, enjoying a special occasion—or just want some extra room and privacy for your children, you can find a Disney Resort Hotel with just the size and space that’s right for you. Value Resort …

Walt Disney World Memory Maker

Disney PhotoPass Service captures magical vacation memories in great photos – and gets everyone in the shot! Disney PhotoPass Photographers can be found at select locations throughout the four theme parks, in the Disney Springs Area, at select dining locations, and at both water parks from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Imagine a way  to relive your vacation with a …

2020 Walt Disney World Room Only Terms and Conditions

2020 Walt Disney World Room Only Terms and Conditions Small World Vacations does not book airfare. Small World Vacations does not charge any fees for our services. Small World Vacations Guest Services: 201-497-5529 or Guestrelations@smallworldvacations.com   PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING: For reservation information and modifications PRIOR TO ARRIVAL, please call your travel agent. If your Walt Disney World reservation is …

New Delivery Method for Walt Disney World Vacation Package Magical Extras

New Delivery Method for Walt Disney World Vacation Package Magical Extras Beginning with Jan. 1, 2018 arrivals, there’s a new process for Magical Extra Card and voucher delivery. Instead of receiving a generic booklet including the Magical Extras card and vouchers, guests who purchase a Walt Disney Travel Company package and stay at a Walt Disney World® Resort Hotel will now receive information about the …

Aulani Resort – 2021 Package Terms and Conditions

Aulani Resort – 2021 Package Terms & Conditions For 2020 Package Terms and Conditions visit: https://www.smallworldvacations.com/aulani-resort-2020-package-terms-conditions/   Effective for arrivals beginning January 1, 2021 through December 31, 2021. Prices • All prices are in U.S. dollars and are subject to change until package is paid in full. After package is paid in full, package price is subject to change due to …

Aulani Resort – Room Only Terms & Conditions

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ROOM ONLY RESERVATIONS DEPOSIT REQUIREMENTS At the time of booking, all reservations require a deposit equal to the first night’s room rate plus applicable taxes. If a deposit is not received when due, the reservation will be cancelled. Deposit requirements for arrivals are subject to change and additional deposits may be required. RESERVATION INFORMATION All Guests’ …

Aulani Resort – 2020 Package Terms & Conditions

Aulani Resort – 2020 Package Terms & Conditions For 2021 Package Terms & Conditions visit: https://www.smallworldvacations.com/aulani-resort-2021-package-terms-and-conditions/  Change Fees and Changes to Reservations Made Prior to Guest Arrival Changes to Reservation – Changes to reservation, including but not limited to change in travel dates, length of stay, party size or hotel accommodations, are subject to availability and the prices applicable at the …