Stay Longer and Save More at Aulani

Make the summer last at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa – where it's warm and sunny year-round. The more nights you stay, the more you save – with 30% on stays of 5+ nights* or 25% on stays of 4 nights*.

Get your magical Aulani vacation started here!

That's more time to enjoy all that Aulani has to offer, like amazing water fun at the pools, sunset-facing whirlpool spas and a lazy river, complimentary nighttime entertainment, exciting island excursions and more – on top of an award-winning spa and beachside dining.

Book by October 26, 2015

Travel: Aug. 16 – Dec. 21, 2015

*Stays must be for consecutive nights. Savings based on the non-discounted rate for same room. The number of rooms allocated for this offer may be limited. Resort credits may not be redeemed for cash, refunded, transferred or applied toward room rate, and expires at 11:59 p.m. on package departure date. Savings excludes Resort fees. Limit 2 rooms per reservation. Excludes suites and 3-bedroom Grand Villas. Additional charges may apply if more than 2 adults per room. Cannot be combined with other discounts or promotions. Advance reservations required.

Disneyland for $99 per Person per Day

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A 2-night/3-day Good Neighbor Resort Vacation Package starts at $99* per person, per day for a family of 4. Includes 3-day, 1-Park per Day Disneyland® Resort Tickets.

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Dazzle your senses at a once-in-a-lifetime celebration of the past and future as the Disneyland® Resort glitters like never before!

60 Delightful Years of Disney Magic Celebrate the genius of Walt Disney as the next great era of the original Disney theme park arrives.

Beginning May 22, 2015, make way to the Disneyland Resort Diamond Celebration, where Guests of every age can salute 60 years of Disney magic with dazzling entertainment and sparkling surprises, including 3 new nighttime spectaculars making their in-park debuts!

After all, ever since Disneyland Park opened on July 17, 1955, the Disneyland Resort has been an unforgettable destination for families to return to, again and again—a source of joy for the entire world and a place where innovation has continued to inspire an exciting future.

Throughout the Diamond Celebration, soak up the sights as the iconic jewels of each park—Sleeping Beauty Castle atDisneyland Park and Carthay Circle Theatre at Disney California Adventure® Park—glisten and gleam with special enhancements. In addition, don't miss the festive banners and commemorative décor along scenic Disneyland Resort locations like Buena Vista Street and Main Street, U.S.A.

Book by: November 20, 2015

Travel: August 30 - October 1, 2015 and November 1 - 23, 2015

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*From $99 per person, per day, price based on quad occupancy (2 adults, 1 junior and 1 child [age 3-9]), with a Walt Disney Travel Company package, in a standard room at Anaheim Quality Inn & Suites for 2 nights and 3-Day/1 Park Per DayDisneyland Resort Theme Park tickets. Valid for most nights 8/30/15-10/1/15 with travel being completed by 10/2/15 and 11/1/15-11/23/15 with travel completed by 11/24/15. Check for offers associated with longer night stays. Total package price starts at $1,185. Offer subject to availability and Blockout Dates; advance reservations required. Not valid with any other discount or promotion. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. 3-Day/1 Park Per Day Disneyland Resort souvenir tickets expire thirteen (13) days after first use or 1/13/16, whichever occurs first, and each day of use of a ticket constitutes one (1) full day of use. Tickets may not be sold or transferred for commercial purposes.

Star Wars & Disney Infinity Coming to Disney Dream this Fall

Just announced today, we’re bringing exciting new experiences to the Disney Dream when we transform spaces throughout the ship this fall! Headlining the enhancements are two new interactive youth areas, one themed to Star Wars and another to Disney Infinity. We’re also adding a whimsical sweet shop serving handmade gelato and the ever-popular Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Here’s a look at the new spaces and the fun in store for Disney Dream cruisers…

Star Wars: Millennium Falcon

In Disney’s Oceaneer Club, kids are in for an out-of-this-galaxy experience in a newly themed play, Star Wars: Millennium Falcon, inspired by the spacecraft from the legendary saga.

Upon entering the spaceship, younglings will join the Rebel Alliance in the epic battle of good versus evil by assisting with the navigation of this powerful space vehicle. Sitting in the cockpit, children can pilot this super-cool spaceship through hyperspace and trigger lightspeed jumps to different locations around the galaxy.

Disney Dream will also offer Star Wars-themed crafts, games and activities in this space. Plus, kids can watch episodes from the new Disney XD animated series, “Star Wars Rebels,” on a large screen or virtually join the rebellion at gaming stations featuring the series’ action-packed adventures.

The excitement continues during a shipboard version of the popular Jedi Training Academy experience that invites young Jedi hopefuls – known as “Padawans” – to learn lightsaber moves from a Jedi Master. They can then use the Force and face off in a final test against the evil Darth Vader.

Disney Infinity Toy Box

Also in the Oceaneer Club, a high-tech interactive space based on the Disney Infinity video game offers more fun for kids.

In the Disney Infinity Toy Box area, children can experience a whole new way of playing together with exciting virtual experiences and immersive activities. Customized, on-screen adventures will bring to life characters and stories from across The Walt Disney Company.

The complete set of Disney Infinity character figures will be on display for creative inspiration and available for gameplay. Kids visiting this special room – found only on the Disney Dream – will be able to unlock exclusiveDisney Cruise Line content that they can continue to enjoy when playing Disney Infinity at home.

Special activities will bring the virtual gameplay experience to life in the real world. For example, a life-sized Disney Infinity Base sets the stage where children take the place of character figures for a group gaming experience unlike any other. Lighting up in response to gameplay on a large screen, this interactive floor will allow kids to be immersed in the Toy Box.

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Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats

Handmade gelato and ice cream, an assortment of candy, and delectable novelty treats are some of the deliciousness available for purchase at Vanellope’s Sweets & Treats. Resembling the whimsical candy land of the Sugar Rush race car game in “Wreck-It Ralph,” the sweet shop’s décor features nods to the film, including a race track and checkerboard patterned floor, gas pump-style gumball dispensers, Vanellope’s race car and King Candy’s throne. This specialty store coming to Deck 11 will have two entrances, inside Cabana’s restaurant and outside by the pool deck.

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique 

Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique, coming to Deck 5 midship, will bring to life the storybook fantasies of young guests with pixie-dusted and piratical makeovers. This very special salon will offer aspiring princesses and knights ages three to 12 the chance to transform into royalty with the help of a fairy godmother-in-training. On pirate party night this boutique becomes The Pirates League where swashbuckling pirates of all ages will have the opportunity to unleash their inner buccaneer. (images above from Disney Fantasy)

Satellite Falls

Exclusively for adults, Deck 13 forward will include a new water feature, Satellite Falls, a circular splash pool with benches and a gently falling rain curtain that provides cool comfort. Around this upper deck, adult guests can soak up the sun in loungers or relax in the shade under a canopy.

This wave of enhancements to the Disney Dream debuts on the Oct. 26 four-night voyage from Port Canaveral, following the ship’s dry dock Oct. 4-24, 2015 in Freeport, Bahamas.

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Star Wars Day at Sea

Star Wars Day at Sea with Disney Cruise Line and Mouse Tales Travel

 

One Epic Day, 8 Select Sailings

In early 2016, celebrate the legendary adventures and iconic characters of the Star Wars saga during a brand-new event of galactic proportions: Stars Wars Day at Sea. Marking the first official appearance of the heroes and villains of Star Wars aboard a Disney Cruise Line ship, Star Wars Day at Sea combines the power of the Force and the magic of Disney for a day of fun more powerful than you could possibly imagine.

Star Wars Day at Sea will transport you to a "galaxy" far, far away — in the Western Caribbean. The event features a full day of Star Wars celebrations, including:

  • Deck party celebration
  • Meet-and-greets with favorite Star Wars Characters
  • Star Wars-themed activities for younglings of all ages
  • Out-of-this-world food and beverage offerings
  • Exclusive merchandise
  • And more

With the only at-sea screenings of Episode VII, this event will thrill Padawans (Jedi in training) and Jedi Masters in every family. It is ... your destiny.

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SAIL DATES:

Star Wars Day at Sea will be available only aboard the Disney Fantasy on select Western Caribbean sailings, January through April in 2016. Star WarsDay at Sea will take place during cruises departing on the following dates:

  • January 9
  • January 23
  • February 6
  • February 20
  • March 5
  • March 19
  • April 2
  • April 16

The Star Wars Day at Sea is a one-day extravaganza during your cruise. For the rest of your voyage, you'll enjoy the jam-packed itinerary of excitement and adventure you can only get from a Disney Cruise Line sailing. From Broadway-style shows and innovative dining, to a fun-filled visit to the private island paradise of Castaway Cay!

 

Star Wars Weekends 2015 Coming to Walt Disney World

Star Wars Weekends at Disney World with Mouse Tales Travel

Star Wars Weekends will be held every weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) from May 15-June 14, 2015.

  • Weekend I: May 15-17, 2015
  • Weekend II: May 22-24, 2015
  • Weekend III: May 29-31, 2015
  • Weekend IV: June 5-7, 2015
  • Weekend V: June 12-14, 2015

Star Wars Weekends combines the fun and adventure of the Star Wars films with the magic of the Disney theme parks. The event features the largest collection of official Star Wars characters found at any theme park in the world, conversations with Star Wars celebrities, a Star Wars motorcade through the park and much more.

Star Wars Weekends at Disney World with Mouse Tales Travel
Star Wars Weekends at Disney World with Mouse Tales Travel

From Friday to Sunday, you’re invited to join host James Arnold Taylor — the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars — and immerse yourself in a galaxy far, far away, right here at Walt Disney World Resort.

This is your shot at making the jump into hyperspace! Explore a series of all-new adventures just waiting to be discovered or revisit a few of your favorite Star Wars Weekends experiences from years past, including:

  • Symphony in the Stars: A state-of-the-art evening finale, featuring some favorite Star Wars Characters, a frenzy of fireworks and Made with Magic elements
  • Limited-edition merchandise and intergalactic dining options, with Star Wars-themed drinks and delicacies
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Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party Opens at Magic Kingdom

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Imagine enjoying an exclusive, unforgettable view of the fireworks over Cinderella Castle while you indulge in a decadent dessert experience. The newly enhanced Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party at Magic Kingdom Park allows you to do just that. Beginning July 5, 2015, Tomorrowland Terrace Dessert Party at Magic Kingdom Park will be enhanced and transformed into the Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party. Relax in a reserved seating area with family and friends over delicious desserts and beverages.

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Delight in a selection of themed desserts prepared daily by Disney pastry chefs including chocolate-dipped strawberries, chocolate mousse, and ice cream. Delectable new additions to the menu include a variety of seasonal fruit and cheese, Disney character-themed cupcakes, and more!

As the fireworks begin, celebrate with a sparkling cider toast and create a special memory with family and friends. Throughout the evening, you can now enjoy hot drinking chocolate and signature lemonades as well as coffee and tea.

disney wishes fireworks dessert party with Mouse Tales Travel
disney wishes fireworks dessert party with Mouse Tales Travel

As of this post, Wishes Fireworks Dessert Party is $53.24 for adults, $31.94 for children, tax included.

Disney Cruise Line Gets FROZEN

Disney Cruise Line Gets FROZEN

Beginning this summer, get immersed in the animated hit “Frozen” with brand-new experiences on Disney Cruise Line! These special experiences include a spectacular deck party, a three-song stage show production number, new character meet 'n greets, storybook adventures ashore and more, including another way to cool down on MTT's favorite Disney Cruise Line destination, Castaway Cay.

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Get a $25 Disney Gift Card

Get a $25 Disney Gift Card

Did you book a Disney World, Disneyland, or Disney Cruise Line vacation with Disney within the last 30 days? If so, you can transfer your reservation to a Mouse Tales Travel VIP Concierge and receive a FREE $25 Disney gift card! Spend it on spa services, Mickey Bars (my choice! ºoº), the latest Dooney & Bourke, or whatever pixie dust you love.

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Celebrate the Winter Holidays at Universal Orlando

by MTT Aimee, Aimee Best

Celebrate the Holidays at Universal Orlando from December 6 to January 3. Take part in some timeless traditions and create some of your own.

Macy's Holiday Parade

Ever wonder what happens to all those balloons and floats you see in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? They head south for the winter! They become part of the daily parade at Universal Studios. It's the Macy's Parade with character... .literally! In addition to the balloons, floats and decorations there are appearances by The Simpsons, Betty Boop, Shrek and many more. Traditional parade favorites like clowns, marching bands and even Santa Claus himself are also found on the streets of Universal Studios every afternoon.

Mannheim Steamroller

One of the best selling holiday artists of all time will also be performing live on select weekends throughout the holiday season. This year's performance dates are:

December 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21.

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Grinchmas

Head over to Universal Islands of Adventure where Seuss Landing is transformed into a winter wonderland. Enjoy a live retelling of the classic favorite,

The Grinch Who Stole Christmas, in Grinchmas Who-liday Spectacular. Walk through the streets of Whoville and be entertained by frolicking Whos or possibly even the Grinch himself!

- Aimee

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Contact MTT Aimee at 508-377-3502 or aimee.best@mousetalestravel.com to book your next holiday family vacation! For more information about family travel, join Aimee’s Facebook page: Facebook.com/AimeeBestMouseTalesTravel