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Ears the News: June 22, 2018 Edition


Welcome to the latest edition of Ears the News

Brought to you by our friends at WDWMagic.com.


In a new update to the My Disney Experience app, guests can now view up-to-the-minute estimates for when the next buses will depart from their Disney Resort hotel and when they will complete their journey to their destination.

Bus information updates in real time to provide the most current estimates for buses heading to all four theme parks, two water parks and the Disney Springs area. Guests can access the feature throughout their stay by tapping “See Bus Times” when viewing an active Disney Resort hotel reservation associated with their account.

The video below shows how it works:


Trouble viewing the video? Click here to watch on YouTube.

Walt Disney Imagineering has shared a number of new behind-the-scenes video of the final touches being put on Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios as well as what guests can expect to see at night.

Video courtesy of the Disney Parks.
Trouble viewing the video? Click here to watch on YouTube.

Video courtesy of the Disney Parks.
Trouble viewing the video? Click here to watch on YouTube.

Disney has began selling a new 'Ultimate Disney Fall Into Magic Package' that includes exclusive experiences, including access to Toy Story Land.

The limited-time deal, available for booking through August 19, 2018, includes a five-night stay at a select Disney Resort hotel for guest arrival on September 3 and departure on September 8, plus four-day Magic Your Way tickets and an itinerary full of experiences in all four Theme Parks.

Here's a list of the experiences planned for each day of the offer:
  • September 3 – Guests arrive at Walt Disney World Resort. 
  • September 4 – Epcot - Exclusive welcome dinner party inspired by Epcot International Food & wine Festival. 
  • September 5 – Disney’s Animal Kingdom - A Nighttime Kilimanjaro Safaris Adventure, exclusive “Rivers of Light” viewing just for guests on this package. 
  • September 6 – Disney’s Hollywood Studios - Play around with two hours of exclusive evening access to Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. 
  • September 7 – Magic Kingdom Park - Access to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. 
  • September 8 – Guests depart Walt Disney World Resort. 

Pricing begins at $149 per person, per night, for a family of four in a Standard Room at Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, for a total package price of $2,980.

Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom will debut some new offerings for 2018.

The Mad Tea Party will take you for a colorful ride as new lighting and effects give a new spin on the night.

On Pirates of the Caribbean, new pirates invade the experience, interacting with sailing guests who will join the search for “Gunpowder Pete.”
Photo courtesy of WDWMagic.com.


On Space Mountain, explorers will hurtle through deep space as a new soundtrack and special effects transform the adventure.

Storybook Circus welcomes the Storybook Circus Disney Junior Jam, a dance party featuring some of your favorite Disney Junior Characters, including Doc McStuffins.

It may still be summer, but the first party begins on August 17, and then on select nights through October 31, 2018.


Looking to plan your next trip to Walt Disney World? Contact the agents at Kingdom Konsultant Travel to help you plan your dream vacation. Email vacations@kingdomkonsultant.com for a free quote today.

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