Top 10 Walt Disney World Vacation Questions

The days of taking off to a Walt Disney World vacation and "winging it" are gone. With dining reservations and Fastpasses being booked months in advance, you have to have a plan....at least a basic plan. If not, you will miss out on some great activities and great...

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Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

I recently returned a much-needed family vacation to Walt Disney World.  We had a fabulous stay at Disney's most unique resort......Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We fell in love with this resort!  It was at the top of my list of resorts I wanted to try and I am so happy we...

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Changes Coming to the 2017 Disney Dining Plan

I'm back from a wonderful, much-needed vacation to Walt Disney World with tons of pictures and information on all of the new exciting things going on, but today we are going to talk about changes coming to the 2017 Disney Dining Plan. To be eligible to book a Disney...

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Star Wars Day at Sea on Disney Cruise Line

Star Wars Day at Sea Returns to Disney Cruise Line in 2017 The force is strong with Disney Cruise Line! With the excitement of cruisers to last year's Star Wars Day at Sea aboard the Disney Fantasy, the day-long celebration is returning to select cruises in 2017. Even...

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Free Dining 2016 at Walt Disney World

Disneyworld Free Dining is back for 2016! Disney has released the coveted Disneyworld free dining discount for select travel dates.  This is the most popular discount that they offer. You can get a FREE Dining Plan when you buy a non-discounted package that includes a...

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Meet the Travel Agent

It's time to introduce you to another one of our wonderful travel agents who would love to plan your Disney vacation.  Meet Julia Pacilli.... Name: Julia Pacilli Contact: julia@startswithawishtravel.com; by phone at 910-382-4766 Favorite Destination: Walt Disney World...

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Disney Special Event Dates Announced

Disney has released dates two of their very popular special events....... Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.  These special hard ticket events are very popular.  Here are the details: Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party...

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5 Disneyworld Photography Tips

Starts With A Wish Travel Agent Maria Thompson is also the owner of Maria Mckenzie Photography.  Below are her 5 Disneyworld photography tips from a professional photographer. How to get empty park photographs of the Castle and Main Street USA Everyone wants a great...

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Disney’s Military Discount Program

Lorian Tarver is one of our amazing agents here at Starts With A Wish Travel.  As a member of our US Navy, she is our expert on Disney discounts available to members of our US Military and has shared everything you need to know about visiting Walt Disney World with...

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Magical Memories at Sea

Christine Windes is one of our amazing agents here at Starts With A Wish.  Here are her top 5 reasons why you should sail with Disney Cruise Line! Ready, set, sail! Disney Cruise Line has four different ships- The Wonder, The Magic, The Dream and The Fantasy. Each...

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Meet the Travel Agent!

It’s time for another Meet the Travel Agent and next up is Megan Sbroglia…… Name: Megan Sbroglia Contact: ​MeganS@startswithawishtravel.com Favorite Destination: Walt Disney World Favorite ​WDW ​Restaurant: ​In Park- Be Our Guest, Resort- Cape May Cafe, Signature-...

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Why Book Your Disney Vacation With Us?

With all of the information available online, why would you use a travel agent for your Disney vacation?  There are several reasons...... Knowledge The sheer volume of information required to plan a trip to Walt Disney World is overwhelming.  There are many choices to...

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Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Next in our series of posts featuring Walt Disney World Resort hotels is the most luxurious resort on property, Disney's Grand Floridan Resort & Spa..... Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa sits on 40 acres overlooking Seven Seas Lagoon between Magic Kingdom...

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Meet the Travel Agent

It's time for another Meet the Travel Agent and next up is Lisa Gyolai..... Name:  Lisa Gyolai Contact:  lisa@startswithawishtravel.com Favorite Destination:  Walt Disney World Favorite Restaurant:  Park- Tusker House, Resort- California Grill Favorite Park:  Magic...

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Meet the Agent!

It's time for another Meet the Agent and next up is Samantha Gerrits...... Name:  Samantha Gerrits Contact:  Samantha@startswithawishtravel.com or  PH# 262-716-9613 Favorite Destination:  Walt Disney World Favorite Restaurant:  Raglan Road (Disney Springs), Liberty...

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Resort Spotlight: Art of Animation

Next in our series of posts featuring Walt Disney World Resort hotels is Disney's newest resort, Art of Animation. Disney's Art of Animation Resort opened in 2012 with some amazingly themed family suites and standard rooms offering families a chance to feel like they...

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Meet The Agent!

It's time for another Meet the Agent, and next up is Maria Thompson....... Name:  Maria Thompson Contact:  Maria@startswithawishtravel.com Favorite Destination:  Walt Disney World Favorite Restaurant:  Park-Be Our...

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Meet The Agent!

Recently it occurred to me that as clients, unless you know each other personally, you don't really know that much about your travel agent.  So, ever so often I am going to spotlight one of the wonderful agents here at Starts With A Wish...

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Weekly News Roundup

There have been a couple exciting announcements this week and they are both about one of the best parts of a Disneyworld vacation......food! It's now official....Be Our Guest breakfast is permanent!  AND it is only 1 counter-service credit...

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Welcome to the new Starts With A Wish Travel

I have been working on the new website so it has been a while between posts, but I have some Disney updates to share with you! Beginning Nov. 8, 2015, you can enjoy character dining all day long at Garden Grill Restaurant at Walt Disney...

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