Facebook Photo Contest Rules

by Casey Morris on April 20, 2020

Over  the years, we have really enjoyed hosting photo contests for our followers, and being able to award the winner with a gift card. We know times have been tough lately, so what better way to help you get to your dream vacation?

This year, we want to give away a $100 Disney Gift Card eGift! Here are the rules you need to know to get started.

HOW TO ENTER

To enter this contest, you must first be a follower of our page. Then, submit a photo of your family having fun at your favorite Disney Destination. If you have never been to a Disney Destination, you can submit a Disney “themed” photo instead (example: your kids (or you adults!) dressed as their favorite Disney character).

The only way you can submit your photo is by sending our company facebook page (can be found here) a private message with the photo attached. Also include the caption you would like to go along with it as well. Photo submissions will be accepted starting on April 20, 2020. The last day to submit your photo is April 23, 2020.

We will upload all submissions into a photo album on our facebook page on April 24, 2020.

HOW TO WIN

Invite all your friends and family to like & comment on that photo, as each like & comment will earn you one point. All the points will be tallied at the end of the contest. Whichever photo has the most points will win the $100 Disney Gift Card eGift.

The contest will run from April 24, 2020 through April 30, 2020. The winner will be announced on May 1, 2020.

The winner must then provide us with their email address, in order to receive the eGift in their email inbox.

Good luck everyone, and let the fun begin!

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The Differences in Disney Resort Categories

by Casey Morris on April 17, 2020

WHAT DEFINES EACH RESORT CATEGORY?

Did you know that Disney has over 20 resorts on property? All of these resorts are divided into 4 different categories based on amenities, bed size, room size, etc. Each of the resorts in each category will be similarly priced for the standard rooms, but will vary greatly when you consider all of the room upgrade options that some resorts offer. We created this chart for a quick comparison, but read on below to discover more information and links every resort!

VALUE

MODERATE

DELUXE

VILLA

Typical size of Standard Rooms

260 – 277 sq ft

300 – 314 sq ft

340 – 488 sq ft

339 – 374 sq ft (studios)

Number of guests in room 

standard – up to 4 suite – up to 6

standard – up to 5 (at some)       suite – up to 8

standard – up to 5 (at some)       suite – up to 8

up to 12

Bed Sizes

2 Full OR

1 Q & 1 pull down

OR 1 King

2 Full OR

2 Queens OR

1 King

2 Queens OR

1 King

Variation of Kings/Queens/sleeper sofas

Room Ammenities

some have coffee makers

no ceiling fans

no balcony/patio

coffee makers

ceiling fans

no balcony/patio

coffee makers

ceiling fans

balcony/patio

coffee makers

ceiling fans

balcony/patio

Resort Pools

No slides

No towels provided (bring from your room)

themed main pool with slide

splash play area

towels provided at pool

themed main pool with slide

splash play area

hot tub(s)

towels provided at pool

themed main pool with slide

splash play area

hot tub(s)

towels provided at pool

Dining Options

Food Court

Food Court

Table Service Restaurant (except at French Quarter)

Quick Service Restaurant(s)

Table Service Restaurant(s) (characters at some)

Full Room Service

Quick Service Restaurant(s)

Table Service Restaurant(s) (characters at some)

Full Room Service

Transportation Options

Bus to all parks

Skyliner at Pop Century and Art of Animation only

Bus to all parks

Port Orleans has ferry to Disney Springs

Caribbean Beach has Skyliner

Bus to all parks

Ferry at some

Monorail at some

Walking distance to parks at some

Bus to all parks

Ferry at some

Monorail at some

Walking distance to parks at some

Skyliner at Riviera

Here is a list of each category, along with every resort within those categories. The resorts listed are links that you can discover more information, pictures and even videos at each location to help you determine which option best fits your family, so be sure to click on the ones that interest you the most!

VALUE RESORTS

This category has 5 resort options. Each resort is what we call “cartoon-ish” due to them having statues of characters as tall as the buildings (which the kids tend to love, by the way). Our favorite by far in this category is Art of Animation, followed by Pop Century (personal preference).

Art of Animation

All Star Movies

All Star Sports

All Star Music

MODERATE RESORTS

This category also has 5 resort options. These resorts have more lush landscaping, better food options and a much more upgraded feel versus the values. The cost difference is not huge to upgrade to moderate, especially for the standard room pricing. Our favorite in this category, by a small margin is Coronado Springs (in the Gran Destino Tower), closely followed by Port Orleans French Quarter (again, personal preference). Although, Caribbean Beach having access to the Skyliner is a huge plus!

Caribbean Beach

Coronado Spring

Port Orleans Riverside

Port Orleans French Quarter

Ft Wilderness Cabins & Campsite

DELUXE RESORTS

This category boasts 8 different resorts, more than any other category. Every resort in this category provides either walking distance to a park, or water transportation/monorail to a park, except Animal Kingdom Lodge. Due to AKL being the only Deluxe that only offers bus transportation, the price to stay there is considerably less than the other Deluxe resorts. If you are tight on budget but would love the quality of a Deluxe, we recommend AKL, especially since often times their discounts are phenomenal there.

Animal Kingdom Lodge

Beach Club Resort

Contemporary Resort

Grand Floridian Resort

Polynesian Village

DELUXE VILLA RESORTS

Technically, each of the Deluxe category resorts has a separate Deluxe Villa building. Examples: Contemporary Resort has Bay Lake Tower, Wilderness Lodge has Boulder Ridge and Copper Creek, etc.

These 3 Deluxe Villa Resorts are stand alone, not having a Deluxe Resort as it’s main building.

All the Deluxe Villa options provide Studio rooms which sleep from 2-5 guest. In addition, they have 1, 2, & 3 bedroom villas that come complete with full living room/dining room/kitchen and even a washer and dryer!

Old Key West Resort

Riviera Resort

Saratoga Springs Resort

With so many resort options to choose from, plus each resort having many room categories, contact one of our travel advisors for assistance! Our free, concierge level travel planning will help you decide which option is best for your family, and on your budget!

Universal’s Aventura Hotel

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Prime Value Resort Size: 600 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 575 sq ft suites. Transportation Options: Bus to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; dedicated walking path to Volcano Bay water park. Dining Options: Two restaurants and two […]

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Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Dockside Inn and Suites

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Premier Resort Size: 2,050 guest rooms Bed Options: Two options: 2 Queen Beds or 2 Bedroom Suite Transportation Options: Bus to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay Dining Options: One restaurant, one pool bar and Starbucks! Pools: One pool, centrally located Overall Vibe: Opening […]

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Universal’s Endless Summer Resort – Surfside Inn and Suites

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Value Resort Size: 750 guest rooms Bed Options: Two options: 2 Queen beds and a 2 bedroom suites. Transportation Options: Bus to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay Dining Options: One restaurant, one pool bar and Starbucks! Pools: One pool Overall Vibe: This fun, family-oriented […]

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Universal’s Cabana Bay Beach Resort

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Prime Value Resort Size: 2,200 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from a room with 2 Queen Bed, all the way up to a 772 sq ft suite. Transportation Options: Bus to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; dedicated walking path to Volcano Bay. Dining Options: 4 restaurants, […]

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Loews Sapphire Falls Resort

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Preferred Resort Size: 553 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 1,350 sq ft suites. Transportation Options: Ferry & bus to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay. There is also a dedicated walking path over to […]

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Loews Royal Pacific Resort

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Premier Resort Size: 985 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 2,010 sq ft suites. Transportation Options: Walking path & ferry to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay Dining Options: One Table Service Restaurant, one quick […]

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Hard Rock Hotel at Universal Orlando Resort

April 16, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Premier Resort Size: 650 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 2,000 sq ft suites. Transportation Options: Walking path & ferry to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay Dining Options: Two Table Service Restaurant, one quick […]

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Lowes Portofino Bay Hotel

April 15, 2020

QUICK RESORT OVERVIEW Resort Category: Premier Resort Size: 750 guest rooms Bed Options: Varying options from 1 King bed all the way up to 2,725 sq ft suites. Transportation Options: Walking path & ferry to Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and City Walk; bus to Volcano Bay Dining Options: Three Table Service Restaurant, two quick […]

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