Disney Discounts and more!!

 

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NEW Walt Disney Travel Company Luggage Tags

Samsonite, the world’s leading luggage brand, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts, making American Tourister the “Official Luggage of the Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resorts.” As part of the agreement, American Tourister will receive branding on the luggage tags included in Walt Disney Travel Company Florida and California Guest Documents. Beginning in the next week, your luggage tags will feature fun, Disney-themed artwork, as well as the American Tourister logo.
 

NEWAdventures by Disney Launches Tours Specifically for Multi-Generational Families

In 2013, Adventures by Disney®encourages you to bring the whole family along on multi-generational departures to Italy, London/Paris and Ireland.
While all Adventures by Disney tours are designed for families, these specialized adventures are specifically tailored to support the needs of groups traveling with multiple generations.
Each departure features a professional photographer on-hand throughout the adventure to capture memory-making moments. And, you will experience the Disney Differences that Adventures by Disney is known for, including dedicated Adventure Guides, knowledgeable local experts, hands-on educational activities, VIP privileges, private ground transportation and extraordinary accommodations.
With all of the details planned in advance, it’s easy for grandparents and parents to relax and immerse themselves in the most valuable experience of all – quality time with their family.
Adventures by Disney presents three multi-generational departures, created with the whole family in mind:
The Emerald Isle
Aug. 13, 2013 – 8 Days/7 Nights
Dublin, Cashel, Killarney and Newmarket-on-Fergus
Families will feel like they have reached a pot of gold as they discover the treasures of Ireland with Adventures by Disney. With excursions through legendary castles and authentic Irish dancing lessons, one can’t help but embrace the luck of the Irish.
Cities of Knights and Lights
July 22, 2013 – 8 Days/7 Nights
London, Windsor, Stonehenge, Paris and Versailles
Your Clients will step into the stories of fairy tale characters and kings in two of the most magical cities in Europe. From Buckingham Palace to the Eiffel Tower, Westminster Abbey to the Notre Dame Cathedral, they will experience unforgettable sites through hands-on experiences designed just for families.
Viva Italia
July 18, 2013 – 9 Days/8 Nights
Rome, Orvieto, Tuscany, Artimino, Florence and Venice
From exploring the masterpieces of Rome to pasta-making with an Italian chef and floating along the grand canals of Venice, you will experience the spirit of Italy from the moment they arrive

NEW Hands-On Experiences with Adventures by Disney

Adventures by Disney® allows you to become active participants in incredible stories, experiences and cultures through immersive activities that only Disney can bring to life. From biking around the grounds of a historic French chateau to meeting Aboriginal tribe members in Australia, Guests become travelers and adventurers, instead of simply tourists.
Here’s just a sample of the amazing hands-on experiences, Adventures by Disney offers.
Viva Italia –9-days/8-nights
You will live the stories of Italy’s most famous sites through unforgettable experiences on this breathtaking vacation. Guests journey to a Tuscan estate for private pasta-making lesson, followed by an al fresco picnic surrounded by rolling hills and farmlands. In Venice, they create their own Carnevale mask with the help of a renowned mask-maker.
Cowboys and Canyons –8-days/7-nights
You will experience the awesome expanse of the Grand Canyon, the power of the mighty Colorado River and the quiet majesty of the Southwestern desert. In Monument Valley, Guests take in the sights from an off-road vehicle. Next, in the Grand Canyon, they set off by foot on a stunning hike led by a naturalist guide. Finally, you will enjoy an exciting, yet leisurely, rafting adventure, followed by a Cowboy Cookout on the banks of the Colorado River.
Enchanted China –12-days/11-nights
This unforgettable vacation immerses you in China’s history and culture. Guests observe delightful pandas at Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding –China’s premier institution devoted to the preservation of these rare animals. And, in Beijing a pedicab takes you through the ancient Hutong neighborhoods. Along the way they can participate in demonstrations of traditional crafts such as knot-tying, decorative paper-cutting, as well as a display by a yo-yo master
 

Kids Sail Free on Select Disney Cruise Line® Cruises from Miami in 2013 
Kids Sail Free is coming to Miami, FL! For a limited time, kids under age 17 can sail FREE on select 4-night and 5-night Disney Cruise Line® sailings from Miami, FL! Guests can choose from a 4-night Bahamian itinerary or a 5-night Western Caribbean itinerary, and most sailings include a stop Disney’s own private island paradise, Castaway Cay.
Offer Details:
Kids Sail FREE with two full-fare Guests in the same stateroom in categories 4A –11B on select cruises from Jan. 14 – Feb. 25, 2013. Government Taxes and Fees are not included.
Celebrate Miami Inaugural Season with Kids Sail Free Offer
Disney Cruise Line® is celebrating its inaugural season in Miami with a special Kids Sail Free offer on 5-night Western Caribbean cruises. Select itineraries include a stop at Disney’s private island, Castaway Cay.
Offer Details
Kids 17 and under sail FREE when traveling with two full-fare Guests in the same stateroom in Categories 4A – 11B on select Miami sailings January 14 – February 25, 2013 and April 8 – April 27, 2013. Rate does not include Government Taxes and Fees of approximately $65 per person (all amounts subject to change).
 

Early Fall Savings on Disney Dream
You can get a great rate – plus an onboard credit up to $100 – when they set sail on a 3- or 4-night cruise aboard Disney Dream departing from Port Canaveral Aug. 25 – Sept. 26, 2013.
The following lead rates are per person, based on double occupancy:
  • 3-night cruise – Inside stateroom starting at $399, Oceanview stateroom starting at $449 and Verandah stateroom starting at $499.
  • 4-night cruise – Inside stateroom starting at $499, Oceanview stateroom starting at $549 and Verandah stateroom starting at $599.
Onboard Credit Offer Details:
Book a 3- or 4-night cruise on Disney Dream departing Aug. 25 – Sept. 26, 2013, and receive a $50 onboard credit for an Inside stateroom, $75 onboard credit for an Oceanview stateroom or a $100 onboard credit for a Verandah stateroom.

Walt Disney World
Save Up To 30% on Rooms at Select Walt Disney World Resort Hotels
Save up to 30%* at select Walt Disney World® Resort hotels for stays most nights Feb. 18 – March 23 and April 2 – June 14, 2013.
Add minimum 4-Day Magic Your Way Tickets to make it a package and get a discount on the tickets too!**
Offer Details:
Disney Value and Moderate Resorts
For stays most nights Feb. 18 –March 23 and April 2 – June 14, 2013:
  • Save up to 25% at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort, Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Cabins
  • Save up to 20% at Disney’s All-Star Sports Resort, Disney’s All-Star Music Resort and Disney’s Pop Century Resort
  • Save up to 15% at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – Family Suites
Disney Deluxe and Deluxe Villa Resorts
For stays most nights Feb. 18 –March 23 and April 2 – June 14, 2013:
  • Save up to 30% at Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts, Disney’s Beach Club Resort Villas, Disney’s BoardWalk Inn & Villas, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge (standard view rooms), Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa and Disney’s Old Key West Resort
  • Save up to 20% at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort (including Villas), Disney’s Polynesian Resort (excluding Club Level rooms), Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa (excluding Club Level rooms) and Disney’s Contemporary Resort (excluding Club Level rooms)
Add minimum 4-Day Magic Your Way Tickets to make it a package and get a discount on the tickets too!
 
Booking Window:
  • Book Jan. 3 – March 7, 2013 for travel Feb. 18 – March 23, 2013
  • Book Jan. 3 – March 31, 2013 for travel April 2 – June 14, 2013
* The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Length of stay requirements may apply. Savings based on the non-discounted price for the same room. Additional per adult charges apply if more than two adults per room at Disney Value, Moderate and Deluxe Resorts. No group rates or other discounts apply. Advance reservations required. Excludes campsites, 3-bedroom villas and is not valid at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort – The Little Mermaid rooms.
** Everyone in the room must be on the same package. Savings based on the non-discounted price of the same ticket.
*** Price based on 2 adults, 1 junior, and 1 child in a standard room. Tickets are valid for one Theme Park per day and must be used within 14 days of first use
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Military Discount – Active duty and retired members of the US military can get specially discounted rooms at the Disney resorts most nights from October 1, 2012 – September 28, 2013 except November 22, 2012 through November 24, 2012; December 23, 2012 through December 31, 2012; and March 25, 2013 through April 4, 2013. Service members can also get up to (6) 4-day Park Hopper tickets for just $156.00 at their base ticket sales office.
 
Disney Cruise Line
NEW Early Fall Savings on Disney Dream
You can get a great rate – plus an onboard credit up to $100 – when you set sail on a 3- or 4-night cruise aboard Disney Dream departing from Port Canaveral Aug. 25– Sept. 26, 2013.
The following lead rates are per person, based on double occupancy:
  • 3-night cruise – Inside stateroom starting at $399, Oceanview stateroom starting at $449 and Verandah stateroom starting at $499.
  • 4-night cruise – Inside stateroom starting at $499, Oceanview stateroom starting at $549 and Verandah stateroom starting at $599.
Onboard Credit Offer Details:
Book a 3- or 4-night cruise on Disney Dream departing Aug. 25 – Sept. 26, 2013, and receive a $50 onboard credit for an Inside stateroom, $75 onboard credit for an Oceanview stateroom or a $100 onboard credit for a Verandah stateroom.

Kids Sail Free on Select Cruises from Galveston
Kids ages 17 and under can sail FREE on select 4-, 6-, and 8-night Disney Cruise Line® sailings from Galveston.
Offer Details:
To take advantage of this offer, kids must travel with two full-fare Guests in the same stateroom in categories 4A – 11B on most cruises from Jan. 12 – March 1, 2013. Government Taxes and Fees are not included and are as follows: approximately $40 per person for 4-night Western Caribbean cruises, $52 per person for 6-night Western Caribbean cruises and $84 per person for 8-night Bahamian cruises (all amounts subject to change).
Travel Window:
  • Most sail dates Jan. 12 – March 1, 2013
Kids Sail FREE on select 6 and 8 Night Disney Cruise sailings out of Galveston. Book a 4A-11B stateroom from January 4-March 1, 2013 with two paid adults in the room and kids 17 and under sail for free.
Special Verandah Offer On Galveston Sailings Book a verandah stateroom (categories 5A-7A) for the price of an ocean view stateroom (categories 9A-9D) on most 7-night Western Caribbean sailings from Galveston, Texas, Sept. 22–Dec. 21, 2012.
 
Military Discount In honor of the brave men and women who serve this country, Disney Cruise Line® is proud to offer special military rates on select sail dates during the year. These sailings offer a great way for military families to reconnect and create memories while enjoying Disney’s legendary service.
Beginning Dec. 17, 2012, the following policies will go into effect for all new bookings:
  • Military personnel may book one stateroom under the military rates program.
  • A second stateroom may be confirmed, if needed, to accommodate immediate family members only. For example, a family of two adults and four children may confirm two staterooms, based on availability, with the offer. Extended family (grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, etc.) do not qualify as immediate family members for the second stateroom.
Aulani
NEW Stay 6 Nights for the Price of 5 at Aulani with $150 One-Time Resort Credit
At Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, you can enjoy many inclusive features – from entertainment to amazing water features to special activities just for kids and more! There’s something to delight every member of the family.
Offer Details:
For a limited time, when you book a six-night stay, you will get one of those nights free! And you will also receive a one-time Resort credit of $150! Book this special offer Nov. 15, 2012 – Feb. 15, 2013, for stays most nights from Jan. 8 – Feb. 15 and Feb. 19 – March 10, 2013.* A five-night minimum length of stay is required.
Booking and Travel Window:
  • Booking Window: Nov. 15, 2012 – Feb. 15, 2013
  • Travel Window: Jan. 8 – Feb. 15 and Feb. 19 – March 10, 2013
*6 Nights for the Price of 5 Nights with $150 One Time Resort Credit promotion for guests who stay five consecutive nights all between January 08, 2013 through March 10, 2013. Blackout Dates: February 16th, 2013 – February 18th, 2013. Book from November 15, 2012 –February 15, 2013. The number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited and room availability may vary by dates of stay. Resort credit is non-transferable, has no cash value and any unapplied portion expires upon check-out. Excludes Resort fees and taxes. Not valid in combination with any other discounts or offers. Offer excludes suites and 3-Bedroom Grand Villas. Additional per adult charges may apply if more than 2 adults per room. Offer applied once per reservation. Check for offers for other lengths of stay. Advance reservations required. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Limit 2 rooms per reservation.
 
Universal Studios Discounts
4th Night & 3rd Day FREE!
Vacation Packages for a family of four start as low as $769* tax inclusive! That’s less than $49 per person, per day! Offer valid for travel 1/3/13 – 6/30/13.

This vacation offer includes:

  • 4th Night FREE† accommodations at a nearby Universal Partner Hotel
  • 2-Day Base Ticket with 3rd Day FREEˆ – one theme park, per day
  • EARLY PARK ADMISSION◊ to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ before the rest of the general public
  • FREE scheduled transportation** between hotel and Universal Orlando
  • Access to live entertainmentˆˆ at Universal CityWalk®
7 Nights 5 Theme Parks
UNLIMITED ADMISSION^ to Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios Florida®,SeaWorld®Orlando, Aquatica™ – a one-of-a kind waterpark by SeaWorld and Wet ‘n Wild®-Orlando, all-club access^^ to Universal CityWalk®and much more!
Experience it all with:
  • 7-Night hotel accommodations
  • Orlando FlexTicket^, valid for the entire length of your stay, to Universal Studios Florida, Universal’s Islands of Adventure, SeaWorld Orlando, Aquatica, and Wet ‘n Wild Orlando. Upgrade to an Orlando FlexTicket Plus and also receive admission to Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay!
  • Admission^^ to select live entertainment venues at Universal CityWalk
  • Early Park Admissionto experience The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTMbefore the rest of the general public
  • FREE transportation◊◊to Busch Gardens® Tampa Bay with the purchase of Orlando FlexTicket Plus
Select the hotel of your choice and add theme park admission to enjoy Universal Studios® and Universal’s Islands of Adventure®!Plus, receive Early Park Admission to Islands of Adventure.
Experience it all with:
  • 3-Night hotel accommodations
  • 2-Day Base Ticket with 3rd Day FREE* – one theme park, per day (Must complete travel by June 30, 2013)
  • Access to live entertainment** at Universal CityWalk®
  • Early Park Admissionto experience The Wizarding World of Harry PotterTM before the rest of the general public
Save and Play Getaway – Save up to $350 on a Universal Orlando® Vacation Package! A 4-night vacation include on-site hotel room, park tickets and free Express Pass for a family of four starts from $1,509tax inclusive
 
Jennifer Greene is a Travel Agent with Destinations to Explore, she is an Authorized Disney Vacation Planner as well as a Universal Studios Specialist. Contact Jennifer today to book your next Magical Vacation! jenniferg@destinationsinflorida.com

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