First Trip to Disney World? What You Probably Don’t Know

What to know for a trip to Disney World

Updated for 2018!

Planning a first time Disney vacation can be a mighty overwhelming task; with so much to do, see, and eat, it’s really hard to learn everything you need to know before you go. I’ve lost count of the numbers of days my family has spent at the parks, yet I seem to learn new tidbits of information here and there all the time.

We asked our Cheapskate Princess Facebook Fans if they had advice to offer for anyone planning a first time vacation. If you’ve heard all these tips before, well congratulations, you win a big virtual trophy for being an Ace Disney Planner. And if you learn something new today that can make your trip go a little smoother, then it was well worth your time. [Read more…]

To Get FREE Mickey Mouse Kid’s Hats, Do This!

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Dreaming of a Vacation?

If you booked a trip with us back in 2014, you received FREE Mickey Mouse ears hats for your children. That was a $15.95 value per hat, which was one less souvenir you had to purchase during your trip.

That…was a pretty sweet deal!

Somehow, and I’d like to thank Pinterst now, you wound up here looking for freebies. What can we do for you now in 2017? Well, hang onto your Mickey Mouse hats! [Read more…]

10 Vacation Questions Answered by a Disney Travel Agent: Updating!

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Amanda Major CheapskatePrincess.comAmanda Major is the creator of cheapskateprincess.com. She remembers her first visit to Magic Kingdom like it was yesterday, because she had a ham sandwich tucked in her shorts pocket. The whole family snuck in their lunch; you can’t make that kinda stuff up. 40 years worth of trips to Orlando later, she is still trying to save money on vacations.

Amanda is a Disney Vacation Club Member and Annual Pass holder. Her amazing husband, band director Carl Major, plus three teen children and two dogs keep her busy. Amanda teaches Leadership to high school seniors in the almost-coastal town of Foley, Alabama. Read about her cheapskating local vacations with this link. When she’s not writing, she’s reading, walking somewhere, or paddling a kayak. Life is indeed a blast. 

We hope we can help save you some money too. Use this link for a free no obligation vacation quote from our Travel Consultant with Pixie Vacations, Mike Ellis. You can also e-mail him at mike@pixievacations.com.