Author Archives: Jo Garrett

About Jo Garrett

Jo has been a Magical Memory Planner since 2014. She has lots of personal travel experience and would love to help you plan your next magical vacation for FREE.

Disney Bargains

Let’s be honest, “Disney” and “bargain” don’t usually go together in the same sentence. But working with a good travel planner will help you get the best value for your vacation money. And great value and added magic make for … Continue reading

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How to Plan a Disney World Vacation (The Hard Way and The Easy Way)

Option One – Do It Yourself (AKA the Hard Way) Choose your vacation dates Research all 31 resorts on Disney property to figure out which one will be the best fit for your family and your budget. Research ticket options … Continue reading

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A Disney World Fan’s Visit to Disneyland

I LOVE Walt Disney World in Florida! It feels like home to me and brings me such joy that I visit as often as I can. But when the announcements for the 60th Anniversary Diamond Celebration at Disneyland in California … Continue reading

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My Favorite Apps for Disney Vacations

I have to confess that like so many others, I have grown very dependent upon my phone. It is especially useful while traveling (Remember trying to find your way using a map?) A lot of great apps are out there … Continue reading

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Top 10 Tips for a Truly Magical Disney World Vacation

I am often asked for any tips I can share about planning a Disney vacation, so I thought I would share them with you here. These are my top ten tips for a truly magical Disney World vacation. 1. Don’t … Continue reading

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Is It REALLY Free?

I get asked this question all the time. Honestly, it does seem too good to be true, right? Free help sorting through all the options of a Disney vacation, booking your trip and dining reservations for you, personal reminders about … Continue reading

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Getting the Most Out of Memory Maker

I often get asked if Memory Maker is worth purchasing. My answer is always an emphatic YES! I love having my whole family in every picture. Knowing that the ride photos and character interaction photos are included as well make … Continue reading

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Height Requirements for Walt Disney World Parks

Planning ahead and wondering which rides your little ones will be able to enjoy (or which rides your bigger kids have outgrown)? This height chart should come in handy! Want some FREE help planning your Disney World vacation? We’d love to … Continue reading

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Disney Dining and Special Diets… Will I Find Anything to Eat at Disney World?

The short answer is YES! A lot! Having special dietary restrictions or food sensitivities can quickly take the fun out of vacation, especially if you can’t find anything yummy and safe to eat. In true Disney fashion, they go above … Continue reading

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