Ever wonder why they call it the Happiest Place on Earth?
Well for starters stepping foot on Disney property can only mean one thing. Magic.
Kids will discover magic, adults will become kids again, and everyone will find there place. The smells, sounds, tastes are unlike anything in this world. However, getting there is a whole other story.
When you have a lot to do in a short amount of time planning is the best way to maximize your wants and wishes. In this blog post we will discuss the pros and cons of staying on Disney owned property.
Let’s begin with the Pros…
The Disney Experience
Staying on a Disney owned property means you are going to receive the world renowned service and amenities that are Disney. According to Carmine Gallo of Forbes.com Disney’s aims to “Make Every Customer Feel Important”. Families spend thousands of dollars to come to Disney each year and it is important to feel welcomed and special. Disney does not shy away from this and staying on property will guarantee you’ll receive the best accommodations.
Extra Magic Hours
Disney offers exclusive park hours to its on property guests. You will get to ride rides and discover new sides of the park before the general public or even after they leave. There is no additional charge for this benefit as it comes with the room.
From the time you step off the plane till your early morning arrival to the parks. Disney offers free transportation for its guests staying on property. For many families this is worth the cost of staying on property because they can skip the hassle of a rental car.
And now for the Cons…
The most obvious con of staying on Disney property is the cost. The hotels can be up to $700/night for your average family of 4. There are number of hotels just outside the gates of Walt Disney World that have the same features for half the cost.
Although its enjoyable to be surrounded by thousands of people in the parks all day long, at night time its best to unwind and relax. This can prove difficult while staying on property. The resorts are constantly busy with guests actually staying there and non-guest who are looking to walk around/explore.
No matter what you choose to do or where you choose to stay, there is nothing like a Disney vacation. So start planning and let the magic begin.