Tips & Tricks Archive

Reservations & Pricing for Mears Connect (Magical Express Replacement)

Mears Connect, the spiritual successor to Disney’s Magical Express, is accepting reservations. This post covers pricing, hotels serviced by the shuttle, transportation options, and everything we know now that the new bus routes between Orlando International Airport and Walt Disney World area resorts have started service! (Updated January 12, 2022.) Let’s start with a quick

Is Star Wars Land’s $200+ Lightsaber Worth It?

Savi’s Workshop – Handbuilt Lightsabers is one of the most popular things in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at Walt Disney World and Disneyland. This review offers photos & video from this build-your-own lightsaber shop, reservation details, spoiler-free info, and whether it’s worth the $200+. (Updated January 9, 2022.) Savi’s Workshop is an unassuming storefront located in

Should You Skip Epcot in 2022?

With Epcot’s central spine behind construction walls and an overhaul that won’t be finished until 2023, many fans are questioning whether they should skip Epcot on their 2022 Walt Disney World vacations. This post covers what’s happening, when projects will be completed, and how they’ll impact your experience on upcoming visits. (Updated January 2, 2022.)

Disney World Christmas 2022 Ultimate Guide

Our guide to Christmas at Walt Disney World offers tips for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, and hotels. It covers entertainment, crowds, food, free tours, things to do, decorations and more. Plus, what’s likely to return for the 2022 holiday season and probable dates. Typically, Walt Disney World officially kicks off its Christmas