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Chronus Club — the Private Lounge at the Gran Destino Tower

With the addition of the Gran Destino tower, Disney’s Coronado Springs moved from the moderate resort category into a new classification – a lifestyle resort. Simply put that means Disney offers a wider range of rooms, from moderate to deluxe club level, in the same… Read More »Chronus Club — the Private Lounge at the Gran Destino Tower

New 15-story tower announced for Disney’s Coronado Springs

Plus more dining and amenities for Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort Walt Disney World has announced the expansion of one of its few convention focused resorts. The Coronado Springs resort is set up around Lake Dorado with the convention center and resort dining and amenities on… Read More »New 15-story tower announced for Disney’s Coronado Springs

Are Rich Moms Really Cutting Queues With VIP Tours and GAC Cards?

TSMM Fast pass machines ready and waiting

TSMM Fast pass machines ready and waiting

An outrageous story in the NY Post has been making the rounds today. According to the story, some rich New York moms are taking advantage of an unofficial $130/hr Disney World VIP concierge tour service that utilizes Guess Assistance Cards (GAC) to shorten some of the waits for the party. If true, this is a horrible abuse of a system that really is needed by those who wouldn’t otherwise be able to enjoy Disney’s wonderful theme parks without some assistance.

If you ask me, something is a little off in the story including some factually challenged details. The mom in question claims to have skipped a 2.5 hour queue for “it’s a small world.” Let me assure you that even on the 4th of July, the queue for IASW does not get that long. (Ask me again after MyMagic Plus adds totally unnecessary fastpass access to IASW, that fact may change.)
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