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Making Memories with PhotoPass

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So you’re planning your big trip to Disney World, and your On The Road Travel Agent is asking what your goals are for your trip. So you start to ask yourself those questions. For each group, the details are different, and that’s why using a travel agent is so great! We can help you prioritize to get the FastPasses you want, book reservations for your most important meals, and help you find a place to rest and relax. But what’s one thing everyone wants? To capture the memories.
There is no better way to capture the memories of your Walt Disney World Resort vacation than to use Memory Maker and take advantage of PhotoPass opportunities.
What is Memory Maker?Memory Maker is a digital photo service that you can purchase for the length of your trip. During your vacation, there are hundreds of PhotoPass locations where your group can get their photos taken by professional photographers. Whether you’re walking down Main Street, visiting the Briar Patch on Splash Mountain, meeting your best p…

The Magic of Magic Bands

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Your Disney World vacation is booked and linked to your MyDisneyExperience account! Everyone's MagicBands have been personalized and the countdown has begun! You know it’s almost time for your vacation when you receive your MagicBands in the mail! They’re new and colorful and everyone is so excited, but what do MagicBands do exactly?
Your MagicBand:

...lets you check-in for Disney’s Magical Express
Pack your MagicBand in your carry-on luggage if you are flying into Orlando International Airport. When the plane lands, put your MagicBand on and use it to check-in for Disney’s Magical Express, and board the bus to your resort.
...is your room key
When you get to your resort, just raise your MagicBand to the touch point on the door to unlock your room with ease. No need to worry about searching for a key or having your hands free.
...is your park & special event ticket
You’ve purchased park or special event tickets that have been linked to your MagicBand through MyDisneyExperience. Scan …

Universal Orlando Resort Hotels: How do you choose?

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So now that you’ve decided to stay at Universal, you need to decide where to lay your head at night.  The ultimate Universal Orlando vacation begins at one of the spectacular on-site hotels. There’s one for every vacation style and budget, with thoughtfully designed rooms and suites.  Guests choose from Universal’s one-of-a-kind portfolio of hotels in three categories:
- Premier hotels promise beautiful escapes, distinguished service, spacious accommodations, unique experiences and more. - Preferred hotels offer relaxing getaways with the perfect blend of resort conveniences and amenities. - Prime value hotels are stylish resorts with rooms and suites designed for fun and affordability.
Universal Orlando’s on-site hotel guests enjoy complimentary transportation from hotels to all three Universal theme parks and CityWalk.  Plus, onsite hotels are a stroll away from both theme parks via paved, well-lit walkways.
This is a quick overview of a few of the most popular resort amenities.  You’…

Where can we see Harry Potter?

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“While we are at Disney, we want to make sure we visit the park that has Harry Potter.”  This is a common phrase that we hear from clients when we are collaborating on their family vacations.  Some clients are surprised when we tell them that Harry does not reside at Disney - his home is at the Universal Parks across town.
While some clients are happy to have one day at Universal to see the Harry Potter themed areas, others want to spend more time immersing themselves in the story and the experience.  The team at On The Road Travel can help you conjure up a magical visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Diagon Alley.
There are three theme parks at the Universal Orlando Resort - Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and the newly opened water park, Volcano Bay.  To visit both Harry Potter themed areas, you’ll need to plan to visit Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure.


The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hogsmeade is located in Islands of Adventure (this area o…