Ep 367 – Disney News + How Far Your Money Goes on a Disney Vacation


On today’s episode, we have some news to discuss like the rollout of the new Annual passes this week and when a highly anticipated gift shop and fan favorite store will be reopening. We also breakdown 3 different vacation budgets to show you how far your money can go on a Walt Disney World vacation.


  • The World’s Most Magical Celebration sign in front of the train station has been revealed
  • Lightning Lane signage is starting to show up in the parks, replacing the old Fastpass+ signage 
  • Space 220 Restaurant will open September 20th – still no word on how to make reservations 
  • Annual passholder previews started last weekend for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure.
  • Creations Shop and Club Cool will officially open September 15th
    • A new Light and Color Collection will debut. The Light collection is based on the Beacons of Light design on Spaceship Earth
  • Both buses and the Skyliner are getting 50th anniversary wraps
  • McDonalds announces 50th anniversary Happy Meal toys 
  • Disney World Annual Passes are officially on sale again. 
  • Changes have been made to the functionality of the Park Reservation system 
    • Bonus reservations so far are September 11th at MK and HS and September 14th at EPCOT
      • These don’t just appear as a reservation. It only becomes available and then you can book the park reservation on your own
  • Inside look at the new song “You are the Magic” for the 50th anniversary. 
  • Owen Wilson has joined the cast of the new “Haunted Mansion” movie

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