Taking advantage of DVC Perks - Advanced Movie Screenings There are many advantages of being a Disney Vacation Club member. The perks and benefits aren't enough to justify membership, but they are a great "icing on the cake." This is particularly true now that we have moved to Florida and can be in Orlando without flying. The most recent example is an opportunity to pre-screen the new Pixar movie "Onward" on Leap Day. We received an email on Tuesday, February 26th, that notified us of the opportunity for DVC owners to pre-screen the movie on Leap Day. My wife registered us, and we were looking forward to it! The doors were to open at 10:00 am on February 29th. According to the "fineprint", it was a possibility that there were not enough seats for everyone. Since we know how eager DVC people can be, we arrived at Disney Springs about 45 minutes early and were able to take a few pictures outside the theater: Not only did we a
We have had the pleasure of talking with some new visitors to WDW over the past few weeks. It is so fun for Tabitha and I to do that. It takes me back to a day when we would order promo DVD's to be delivered to our house and watch them.....Before you ask, the internet did exist and so did YouTube......But it was definitely a time of transition! Talking with these people, it took us back to some of the budget tips that we have learned over the years.
Homecomin' is located in Disney Springs and is one of my favorite restaurants on Disney World property. I've been there a handful of times and have not had a bad meal. That's not to say that it's always great. During peak times, I have had meals that were good but not exceptional. My most recent trip was during lunch on a weekday. They were at about half-capacity and the meal was outstanding and the service was amazing! I was on the dining plan, which included a drink and desert. I knew what entree that I wanted but asked for input from the bartender for the other courses. I was very happy! The "Old Fashioned Elder" For my entree I selected the signature dish, "Art's Famous Fried Chicken". This is every bit as good as the Mid-West Potluck fried chicken that I remember from my youth! The portions are generous and I had leftovers. My one criticism is that the mashed potatoes are instant. That's not a horrible