The cheapest weeklong Disney vacation is this one

For budget-conscious fans, options for taking a Disney vacation are slim. Disney ticket prices can add up quickly, and paying extra for line-skipping privileges like Lightning Lane and Genie+ is practically imperative for a memorable trip.

Then, there’s food, hotels and other inevitable add-ons, from Mickey Mouse ears to princess makeovers. Yet hidden within the realm of Disney’s offerings lies a surprisingly accessible option: the Disney cruise.

While the notion of a Disney vacation may evoke thoughts of pricey indulgence, embarking on a Disney journey at sea ranks among the best examples of how to do Disney on a budget.

NerdWallet analyzed total average trip costs across hundreds of sample itineraries for the following U.S. destinations:

  • Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
  • Disneyland Resort in California.
  • Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina, Hawaii.
  • Disney Cruise Line voyages departing from U.S. ports.

NerdWallet also broke down trips into three price tiers — Value, Moderate and Deluxe — to represent travelers’ range of frugality versus luxury (e.g., Value cruise cabins were inside with no windows, while Deluxe cabins faced outside and included a balcony).

For seven-night trips, here were the average prices per person (assuming double occupancy) across each Disney destination:

Assuming double occupancy, weeklong Disney cruises cost less than $2,000 per person, on average. Even a cruise with all the frills (like port excursions, spa treatments and upgraded meals) still costs less than a value trip to Aulani.

What’s included in a Disney cruise

While cruises have a high price tag upfront, most everything is included on board. And for folks who take advantage of it all — meaning the all-you-can-eat buffets, the kids clubs and the shows — the net cost of a Disney cruise often turns out lower than that of any other Disney trip.

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The Pros and Cons of an Adventures by Disney Trip

When you think of a Disney vacation, images of theme parks, costumed characters and cruise ships likely come to mind. But recently, Adventures by Disney announced its first-ever trip to Iceland, departing in 2018. Where does Iceland fit into the mix? Launched in 2005, Disney’s Adventures by Disney is the company’s guided, group travel arm. With trips to over 30 vacation destinations in 25-plus countries on six continents, Adventures by Disney offers a premium, family-focused vacation experience.

So is Adventures by Disney right for your vacation? Here are the benefits – and the drawbacks of an Adventure by Disney itinerary.

The Upsides

You Can Enjoy One-of-a-Kind Experiences

Adventures by Disney’s offerings include weekend getaways, land-based trips, river cruises and upgrades to a Disney Cruise Line vacation. The itineraries typically include iconic bucket-list experiences such as trips to classic European capitals, an African safari, expeditions to the Great Wall of China, hikes to Machu Picchu, exploring highlights in America’s national parks and more. Of course, Disney did not invent the guided group travel model. Many other companies, including Austin Adventures, Tauck Bridges and Thomson Family Adventures, also lead trips to many of these same destinations.

So what makes Adventures by Disney different? “Experiences that only Disney could provide, such as a private, after-hours visit to the Sistine Chapel, participating in an alms offering ceremony with monks in Laos, learning the art of Peruvian weaving from master artisans and more,” says Ken Potrock, senior vice president of Adventures by Disney,

You’ll Gain Added Perks and VIP Treatment With an Adventure Guide

The Adventure Guides are a top Adventures by Disney differentiator. Adventures by Disney has a rigorous selection process to handpick guides from the thousands of Disney cast members who apply. The Adventure Guides are part concierge, part photographer and part

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Sejarah 17 Juli 1955: Pembukaan Disneyland di California oleh Walt Disney

Sejarah 17 Juli 1955: Pembukaan Disneyland di California oleh Walt Disney
Disneyland di California. ©2022 Merdeka.com

Merdeka.com – Disney terkenal dengan berbagai film kartunnya yang penuh warna, fantasi, dan kisah petualangan seru. Sebut saja Lion King, Tangled, Toy Story, Tinker Bell, hingga Frozen adalah beberapa film yang mungkin tidak asing bagi Anda.

Tak bisa dipungkiri jika film-film Disney memiliki daya tarik yang kuat, khususnya bagi anak-anak. Banyak anak-anak menjadikan karya Disney sebagai inspirasi dalam kehidupan masa kecilnya. Seperti memahami mimpi dan imajinasi anak-anak, Walt Disney, kemudian membangun taman hiburan bertemakan kartun Disney di California.

Dengan ikon berupa bangunan Kastil Sleeping Beauty, Disneyland berkembang menjadi taman hiburan populer yang banyak dikunjungi oleh wisatawan lokal dan luar negeri.

Dibuka pada 17 Juli 1955, Disneyland yang ada di California adalah yang pertama di seluruh dunia dan pembangunannya diawasi langsung oleh Walt Disney.

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Pencarian Lokasi

Bagian pertama dari proyek taman hiburan Walt Disney ini adalah menemukan lokasi. Melansir dari thoughtco.com, Disney menyewa Stanford Research Institute untuk menemukan lokasi yang tepat yang terdiri dari setidaknya 100-acre yang terletak di dekat Los Angeles dan dapat dicapai dengan jalan bebas hambatan. Akhirnya, mereka menemukan kebun jeruk seluas 160 hektare di Anaheim, California.

Berikutnya adalah mencari pendanaan. Meski Walt Disney menghabiskan banyak uang untuk mewujudkan mimpinya, dia tidak memiliki cukup uang pribadi untuk menyelesaikan proyek tersebut. Disney kemudian menghubungi pemodal untuk membantu. Tapi bagaimana pun Walt Disney tertarik dengan ide taman hiburan itu, para pemodal yang dia dekati tidak.

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Banyak pemodal tidak dapat membayangkan imbalan uang dari sebuah tempat impian. Untuk mendapatkan dukungan keuangan untuk proyeknya, Disney beralih ke media baru televisi. Disney membuat rencana dengan ABC: ABC akan membantu membiayai taman jika Disney akan memproduksi acara televisi di saluran mereka. Program yang dibuat Walt disebut “Disneyland” dan menunjukkan pratinjau dari berbagai area bertema di taman baru

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