Tips & Tricks Archive

Ride Reservation Refill Rules at Disney World

As crowds increase, so does “competition” for Lightning Lanes due to more guests buying Genie+ line-skipping. Despite surge pricing that can cause the paid FastPass service to cost around $40 on busy days, demand is highest when attendance and wait times are at their worst. (Updated May 28, 2024.) Accordingly, you need advanced-level Genie strategy

2024 Oogie Boogie Bash Halloween Party Guide

Oogie Boogie Bash is a Disney Halloween Party in California Adventure (DCA) theme park at Disneyland Resort. This guide offers everything you need to know about the event: potential 2024 dates, time-saving tips & tricks, character locations, parade info, and whether it’s worth doing. (Updated May 27, 2024.) In terms of basic background, Oogie Boogie

Best Shoes for Disney World

Finding the best shoes for Walt Disney World and Disneyland is difficult. In our pursuit of perfection, we’ve learned that there’s no one-size-fits-all ‘favorite’ footwear. Nevertheless, we’ve gained tons of experience and worn out dozens of soles at the parks and share our findings with you here. (Updated May 26, 2024.) Again, there is no

Guide to Fantasmic at Disneyland: Dining Packages, Best Viewing & Seating Spots

This guide offers tips & tricks for watching Fantasmic at Disneyland, best & worst views, sitting & standing locations to see the nighttime spectacular, whether dining packages are worth the money, and suggestions for taking better photos of this impressive Disney nighttime spectacular. (Updated May 16, 2024.) For those unfamiliar with it, Fantasmic is a

Love Bugs at Disney World

It’s May once more, which means lovebug season has ‘officially’ returned to Walt Disney World…or has it? This post rants a bit about these insects, shares info & tips for avoiding love and other bugs during their peak months in Florida, and more. (Updated May 8, 2024.) Known as the month of merriment and renewal,