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New Podcast: The PassPorter Live! Guides

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   08/24/2016 (4 days ago)

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This week Jennifer and Sara introduce the new PassPorter Live! Guides. These new versions of the PassPorter Guides and a system of tools are interactive and always up to date! E-books, e-worksheets, planning tools and more will help you both in the planning process and while on your Disney vacation. Plus a preview of PassPorter News, an update from AllEars.Net, and more! 

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New Disney California Adventure-Only Annual Pass Available at Costco

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/23/2016 (5 days ago)

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Costco will soon be selling an Annual Pass for Disney California Adventure. The pass is $329.99 and includes 12-months of admission (block out dates apply) and includes a 10% discount on select merchandise and dining, as well as a collectible pin.

This news updates page 086 of PassPorter's Disneyland Resort guidebook
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2017 Disney Parks Mom Panel Search Begins September 7

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/23/2016 (5 days ago)

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The Disney Parks Moms Panel provides vacation planning assistance on the Disney World website, with the Disney "Moms" (the group includes both men and women) answering questions from guests around the world. The application for the 2017 panel opens at Noon eastern on September 7, 2016 and will remain open through Noon eastern on September 14, 2016. Visit www.MomsPanelSearch.com to apply!


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New Details About Revamped Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/23/2016 (5 days ago)

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Planet Hollywood at Disney Springs will re-open this fall with a new name, new look, and new menu. The Planet Hollywood Observatory will feature a burger and sandwich menu from Food Network Star Guy Fieri. The restaurant itself will have enhanced audiovisual effects.

This news updates page 252 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
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Tiffins Restaurant Offering New Lunch Menu

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/22/2016 (6 days ago)

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Tiffins Restaurant at Disney's Animal Kingdom is now offering a "Taste of Tiffins" menu at lunch time. Available from 11:30 - 3:30 daily, this menu offers diners a chance to sample two appetizer sized dishes along with a side of Jade blend rice. Guests can also order from a "Light Bites" menu and the full Tiffins menu.

This news updates page 246 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
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New Podcast: Disney News Round-Up

Posted by: Jennifer Marx   08/17/2016

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Jennifer and Sara are both back after being away for a few weeks and will be catching up on all the Disney news they missed while they were away! Plus an update from AllEars.Net, answers to listener questions, and more. 

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PhotoPass Day on August 19

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/16/2016

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Friday, August 19, 2016 has been declared "PhotoPass Day" at Walt Disney World. Guests will enjoy special character meet and greets at all four theme parks and can take advantage of a free PhotoPass photo location at the theme parks and one location at Disney Springs. There will also be a "PhotoPass Challenge" - visit all of the designated Challenge locations on PhotoPass Day, then visit a PhotoPass center to receive a voucher for a free PhotoPass download. For details, visit the official PhotoPass Facebook page.


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Sum of All Thrills Closing in September

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/16/2016

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The 'Sum of All Thrills' (Presented by Raytheon) in Innoventions East is closing on September 14, 2016. 'Storm Struck' (Presented by Flash) is also closing. These closures leave only one attraction remaining in Innoventions East - the Colortopia Experience (Presented by Glidden).

This news updates page 157 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
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Walt Disney World Offers Discounted 1-day Park Hoppers to Annual Passholders

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/15/2016

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Walt Disney World Annual Passholders can purchase 1-day Park Hopper Passes for $79 plus tax each between now and September 30, 2016. Passholders can bring up to six guests each and must be present with a valid pass. Tickets must be used on the day of purchase.

This news updates page 122 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
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Main Street Electrical Parade to End October 9 at Walt Disney World

Posted by: PassPorter News   08/11/2016

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The Main Street Electrical Parade will make its way down Main Street, U.S.A., for the last time on October 9, 2016. The parade will then move to Disneyland for a limited engagement. No replacement has been announced at this time.

This news updates page 133 of PassPorter's Walt Disney World guidebook
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