Disney is investing a lot of money across it’s properties in Florida and California. It is also investing a lot of money in it’s cruise line division. As most of you know, there are three new cruise ships coming on line in the next few years which will expand the current fleet of four ships to seven ships. This will allow Disney to expand it’s cruise offerings. What this means is you have no excuse not to cruise (unless of course you get sea-sick easily then don’t cruise :))
Walt Disney World is open every day of the year (barring weather emergencies). School is open, in the US, for most of the year. Odds are, if you plan a Walt Disney World vacation, there is a good chance that you need to pull your children out of school to attend. Disney kind of ensures this by making major vacation times (summer, Christmas, Spring Break, President’s Day Weekend) more expensive than other times of the year. Airlines are to blame as well by charging higher fares around these breaks. Just from an affordability standpoint, it is easier to pull your children out of school and take them to Disney while school is in session. Some schools and administrations take a dim view to this. So here are some strategies to “help your case” if confronted.
When on vacation, especially one at Walt Disney, time seems to move faster than if you were at home. It is important to save time as much as you can so you can spend more time enjoying your vacation or just relaxing by the pool.
Ask almost anyone and when you tell them that you are going on a Walt Disney World vacation, they immediately think that you will be spending the week having fun in the sun, going to the world’s biggest theme park everyday, and not thinking about work or, for the kids, school. This has caused a backlash among some school administrators to push back and hold family vacations against families. This post will provide you with some counter arguments to their concerns. Continue reading Educational Value of a Walt Disney World Vacation