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inline imageAdventures by Disney, a leader in guided group travel worldwide, continues to offer exceptional vacation itineraries to the world’s most treasured destinations. Now adventure seekers can tour two new European itineraries that bring the rich culture and stories of Tuscany and Spain to life.

In 2015, travelers can explore iconic landscapes and exquisite Italian culture on a mouth-watering Tuscan culinary adventure with Adventures by Disney. This trip brings out the best of Tuscany, delighting foodies and adventurers alike. To add even more excitement, Adventures by Disney is also launching an amazing new itinerary that takes guests on a journey through the hidden treasures of Spain. From classic castles to breathtaking beaches, this tour of Spain includes a vibrant variety of unique activities in exciting cities such as Barcelona, Seville and Marbella.

Tuscany Culinary Adventure

The distinctive tastes and timeless traditions of Italy come together on a new food-focused 7-day, 6-night Tuscany tour. Guests can immerse themselves in the local culture and spectacular settings of the Italian countryside as they enjoy private and hands-on culinary experiences. Relax in lush accommodations while taking in the rolling hills and charming vineyards on this memorable adventure of a lifetime. Key highlights of this trip include:

  • Set off on a once-in-a-lifetime truffle hunting experience, a native tradition of San Miniato.
  • Learn how to make Italian dishes during hands-on cooking lessons, including crafting uniquely classical Tuscan pasta, and learning the art of making authentic Italian pizza and bruschetta.
  • Walk along an ancient cypress-lined path to the charming hilltop hamlet of Borgo San Felice, followed by a classic Tuscan country picnic.
  • Savor a private dining experience in the garden of Castello di Spaltenna, as well as an adult-only gourmet Tuscan dinner at the renowned Contrada Restaurant.
  • Learn the art of honeycomb candle making while enjoying fresh Tuscan cheeses.
  • Explore a historic winery in the heart of the Chianti district and delight in new flavors during an adult-exclusive wine blending activity as Junior Adventurers experiment with olive oil infusion and participate in a biscotti- making activity.
Spain Adventure

The new Adventures by Disney 9-day, 8-night Spain tour takes guests off the beaten path on an unforgettable trip that explores Spanish culture, art and history. Dance to the rhythm of strumming guitars with private Flamenco lessons, be inspired by Gaudi’s masterpieces in Barcelona and enjoy privately guided tours to landmark monuments

Trip highlights include:
  • Take pleasure in privately guided visits to landmark monuments including Madrid’s Royal Palace and Prado Museum, and Córdoba’s Grand Mosque.
  • Relax, unwind and take in the azure waters of the Mediterranean during a 2-night stay at a stunning resort facing Marbella’s famed beach, and delight in other plush accommodations throughout your vacation.
  • Test your dancing skills during a private Flamenco lesson and a dinner show in Seville, and delight in a Catalan Rumba dinner performance in Barcelona.
  • Enjoy a glass blowing demonstration in La Granja and a self-guided tour of the famous Picasso Museum in Barcelona.
  • Learn sangria mixing during a special session for adults while Junior Adventurers savor a gourmet chocolate tasting.
  • Join a renowned Paella master who teaches the art of making Spain’s national dish. Skip the lines at La Sagrada Família and visit Gaudi’s other masterpieces in Barcelona.
  • Enjoy a special tour of the famous Santiago Bernabéu Fútbol Stadium and lunch at El Asador de la Esquina high atop the stadium.
With more than 30 itineraries around the globe, Adventures by Disney travels to some of the world’s most exciting destinations. Two Disney-trained Adventure Guides, along with local experts, ensure that every detail of the vacation is taken care of so guests can create everlasting memories without the stress of planning.

For more details and to book reservations, call 1-866-543-0865 or contact a travel agent. For more information on the itineraries offered and activities included on an Adventures by Disney vacation, visit AdventuresByDisney.com

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inline imageThe Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, the newest addition to the Disney Vacation Club portfolio at Walt Disney World Resort. Showcasing Victorian elegance right on the doorstep of Disney's Magic Kingdom theme park. away from Magic Kingdom Park.

The resort features spacious accommodations that sleep anywhere from five to twelve guests, providing flexibility and choices for Disney Vacation Club members and guests.

The resort’s Deluxe Studios are the first at Walt Disney World Resort that sleep up to five guests, thanks to a hidden pull-down bed.

The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa is now nearly 80% sold out.

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inline imageA couple of attractions have been announced for a short refurbishment in March 2015.

"it's a small world"® - Closed 10th March 2015 ~ 13th March 2015. Reopening on the 14th March 2015.

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad® - Closed 4th March 2015 ~ 7th March 2015. Reopening 8th March 2015.

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inline imageThis year’s Disney Gift Card Holiday Pin Series available throughout Walt Disney World Resort and the Disneyland Resort has a Frozen theme.

These cards come in four different designs featuring your favorite characters from Disney Animation’s hit movie “Frozen”.

Each of these Disney Gift Card designs are available with a starting balance of $75 and also comes with a Disney Trading Pin. Complete your Disney Trading Pin collection with these four new pins, which feature “Frozen” characters Anna, Elsa, Kristoff and Olaf. These pins can only be found with this year’s Disney Gift Card Holiday Pin Series.









For more information or to shop for more holiday designs, please visit DisneyGiftCard.com.

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inline imageOn Thursday 20th November 2014, Disney's Hollywood Studios Guests will have the chance to vote on up to six videos inside of ABC Sound Studio at the following show times, 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm and 1:30pm.

Guests voting will need to be at least 9 years of age or older and all Guests who vote will receive a free AFV t-shirt.

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inline imageDue to the recent snap of cold weather the 8:15pm Disney's Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show at the Polynesian Resort has been cancelled for tonight (Tuesday 18th November).

Guests can either rebook to another night or obtain a refund for this show.

Also Blizzard Beach and Aquatica will remain closed tomorrow (Wednesday 19th November).

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Park Hours - Thursday 18/12/2014

WDW & Other Florida Park Hours
Magic Kingdom
Magic Kingdom
8:00am
Extra Morning Hours~to~
7:00pm
Epcot
Epcot
9:00am
~to~
9:30pm
Animal Kingdom
Animal Kingdom
9:00am
~to~
7:00pm
Hollywood Studios
Hollywood Studios
9:00am
~to~
8:00pm
Blizzard Beach
Blizzard Beach
10:00am
~to~
5:00pm
Typhoon Lagoon
Typhoon Lagoon
Closed
~to~
Closed
Islands of Adventure
Islands of Adventure
9:00am
~to~
8:00pm
Universal Studios
Universal Studios
9:00am
~to~
8:00pm
SeaWorld
SeaWorld
9:00am
~to~
6:00pm
Busch Gardens
Busch Gardens
10:00am
~to~
8:00pm
Aquatica
Aquatica
10:00am
~to~
5:00pm
LEGOLAND
Legoland
10:00am
~to~
6:00pm
Extra Morning Hours +1 Hour Early Entry for Disney Hotel Guests.
Extra Evening Hours +2 Extra Late Hours for Disney Hotel Guests.
Full Schedule of Florida Park Hours

Disneyland Resort Park Hours
Disneyland Park
Disneyland Park
8:00am
Extra Morning Hours~to~
12:00am
Walt Disney StudiosCalifornia Adventure 8:00am
~to~
10:00pm
Extra Morning Hours +1 Hour Early Entry for Disney Hotel Guests.
Full Schedule of West Coast Park Hours

Disneyland Paris Park Hours
Disneyland Park
Disneyland Park
10:00am
~to~
7:00pm
Walt Disney StudiosDisney Studios 10:00am
~to~
6:00pm
Extra Morning Hours +2 Hours Early Entry for Disney Hotel Guests.
Full Schedule of DLP Park Hours

US Dollar Rates
Cash/Travellers Cheques
Covent Garden FX  $1.5474
FairFX  $1.5335
M&S  $1.5088
Travelex  $1.5220
Prepaid MasterCard Rates
CaxtonFX  $1.5300
FairFX  $1.5316
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Cash/Travellers Cheques
Covent Garden FX  €1.2601
FairFX  €1.2442
M&S  €1.2154
Travelex  €1.2370
Prepaid MasterCard Rates
CaxtonFX  €1.2450
FairFX  €1.2484
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