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Celebrity Spotting: Jessica Alba and family visits Orlando

Even celebrity’s children love Olaf and just can’t “Let It Go” when it comes to Disney’s “Frozen.” At least that’s what this photo of actress Jessica Alba, along with her husband Film Producer Cash Warren and their daughters shows. The family was visiting Disney’s Hollywood… Read More »Celebrity Spotting: Jessica Alba and family visits Orlando

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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Exotic Driving Experience Schedules VIP Day with Christian Fittipaldi

With Father’s Day on the horizon, a son could make his race fan father very happy with a gift of a VIP Day with former Formula One driver Christian Fittipaldi at the Exotic Driving Experience (EDE) on the Walt Disney World Speedway. Exotic Driving Experience, which opened in January, offers customers the chance to climb behind the wheel and drive exotic supercars on a real racetrack.

The Disney Blog had the honor of completing a ride-along with Fittipaldi at the wheel and it was quite the experience. Today, EDE announced a new offering, VIP Day with Christian Fittipaldi. Here’s a video of our ride along with Fittipaldi at the wheel.

EDE has partnered with the renowned international driver to offer an exclusive exotic car driving program this summer. Limited to only 24 participants, this is truly the ultimate driving event for supercar enthusiasts.

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Check Out that Lucky Girl?

Who says that dreams don’t come true? Brooke Shields took a break from her busy schedule to get up close and personal with SeaWorld’s biggest star, Shamu. Shields was on vacation with her husband and two young daughters. The family took a VIP tour of SeaWorld which included… Read More »Check Out that Lucky Girl?

The Ultimate Disney/Pixar Animation Tour could be yours

I’m flipping through my Sam’s Club flyer yesterday and came across this full page listing for the “Disney/Pixar Animation Lover’s Dream Vacation”. It gives special behind the scenes access to the lucky purchaser while helping a good cause with a donation to Juvenile Diabetes Research… Read More »The Ultimate Disney/Pixar Animation Tour could be yours