John's Travel Update August 5, 2022
Did you miss me? I took a week "off" to enjoy a (very) needed vacation with my family in Cape Cod. We had a wonderful time building wonderful memories doing what we love most: TRAVELING! Let's get started on this week's travel update!
Changes To Genie+ Line Up At Walt Disney World
Although we will never know the reason behind it - Walt Disney World has announced that they will only have FOUR attractions remain as "Individual Lightning Lane" purchases - which makes Genie+ a more valuable tool for your vacation!
Until further notice - the following attractions will remain as a Genie+ selection:
Magic Kingdom Park: Space Mountain
EPCOT: Frozen Ever After; Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure
Disney’s Hollywood Studios: Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway
Disney’s Animal Kingdom: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain
As a reminder, the purchase of Disney Genie+ service is available in addition to a standby entrance. Disney Genie+ is now only offered for purchase through the My Disney Experience app on the day of visit.
Speaking Of Genie...
One of the biggest challenges for my clients to Walt Disney World (and a lesser extent - Disneyland) is understanding HOW Genie/Genie+/Individual Lightning Lane works. Once you get the hang of it: it's great! However - there's a bit of a learning curve.
Luckily, Disney has "listened" to guest feedback and released a series of videos on HOW to use the service. CLICK HERE to watch these videos.
Oktoberfest In Paradise? YES!
Fins up! Celebrate the FIRST Oktoberfest Celebration in the Dominican Republic at Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana!
From September 15 through October 29 - celeberate like a Bavarian with floating beer bars, stein-holding contests, and limited edition lagers at LandShark Brewery & Grill.
Plus - save up to 40% PLUS up to $400 in resort credits when you book your Oktoberfest getaway!
Escape to Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana, located on the white sands of beautiful Juanillo Beach just 15 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport in the gated community of Cap Cana, Dominican Republic. The resort indulges in exceptional service and top-quality food and beverage with their world-class Island Reserve Inclusive® experience, designed for travelers looking for a fun and carefree vacation. The Island Reserve Village is the heart and soul of the resort, featuring a variety of culinary, mixology and live entertainment options, including Landshark Smokehouse & Brewery, the first of its kind outside the US. This is your license to chill, relax and unwind in paradise.
This beachfront resort features 268 guest suites, including 40 spectacular villas that strike the perfect balance between comfort and luxury, located in an enclave that boasts its own sprawling lagoon pool and S.O.S. Swim-Up Bar with hanging beds. All rooms have a ‘no worries’ tropical vibe with modern conveniences that make them comfortable and relaxing, along with the special indulgences that make them uniquely Margaritaville®.
CLICK HERE for a quote!
SAVE 30% This Fall At Universal Studios Florida
Fall is the BEST time to visit Florida: it's still pretty warm during the day (pool!) and cools off enough at night to enjoy the theme parks!
This deal at Universal Studios Florida is FANTASTIC! Enjoy 30% off a 5-day/5-night Vacation Package (based on a family of 4).
Travel through February 16, 2023 - savings is based on a Sunday check-in (weekends are not valid). There are select blackout dates during the holidays. Contact me today for a quote!
That's it! Have a fantastic weekend!