*Where to go, what to do and where to eat'
Central Florida is a delightful place to vacation as most of the World knows.
Much can be read from many different forums and sources about places to go, things to see and where to eat out to name but a few.
My short article is a ...
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For extra offers and deals why not subscribe to Groupon USA for Orlando (you can unsubscribe after your time in Orlando). A lot of vouchers have good future expire dates, so you can buy now and use when you go.
They have a good mixture of...
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Is two weeks enough?
I would guess that the average holiday spent in Florida is around 2 weeks. That is what people from the U. K. most typically take, with those from the United States settling for just one week or sometimes even less. Of course, our American cousins ge...
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Tickets which ones?
Having just spent a number of days visiting the 4 Disney parks it makes one realise how carefully you should consider which combination of tickets one should buy.
The obvious decision is to use one ticket f...
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Saving money for your Florida holiday: Entertainement.
You have to have some days out and a little entertainment in your life so how are we going to cut costs here.
Buy a family National Trust pass; this gives you entry to hundreds of homes and gardens that incudes free parking. Take a packed...
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So, you and the family have made the decision to go to Florida, perhaps for an once-in-a-lifetime holiday or perhaps the lure of the State entices you more frequently.
The excitement within the family builds as the great day of departure ...
Viewed 2227 times since 27 December 2011.
Orlando in November
A lot of villa owners choose November to visit Orlando for many reasons so if I tempt you, you will have to book early (No owner can resist a booking! )
First, the weather. The humidity has gone and the days are beautiful and sunny. The ev...
Viewed 2406 times since 20 December 2011.
Making the most of Bok.
Bok Gardens makes a wonderful day out during your Orlando vacation and makes a good contrast to the hurly burly of the theme parks.
Bok Gardens was Edward Boks gift to the American people who he credited with his success. Edward was an im...
Viewed 2268 times since 24 September 2011.
How Driving in Florida differs from the UK
Driving in Florida is very different from the UK. The speed limit is very strictly adhered to and they have many ways of catching speeding motorists, non of which you will spot so do be careful. Mostly they use helicopters to watch out for speeding a...
Viewed 2422 times since 26 August 2011.
What should I take?
What should I take?
First, you must now have completed an ESTA visa form on-line or at a travel agents to be able to gain entry into the USA. You will need one for each member of the family and they now cost $59 each.
Viewed 2432 times since 7 August 2011.
Staying All Day at a Park
When you get to Florida lots of families want to maximise the time spent at Parks – you can always sleep when you get home!
I must admit when the girls were small we did not stay out all day at the Parks because they just became very tire...
Viewed 2691 times since 21 March 2011.
A late night snack from Publix Supermarket
The uneventful flight from the UK into Orlando International airport is finally over. I am now on my merry way proceeding south along the SR417 also known as Central Florida Greenway this is my favorite route, easy to navigate and within half an hour...
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Rest days between visits to the parks.
Once you have seen how vast the areas of Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios are, you will realise that you are going to be on your feet for HOURS. Walking around seeing things, standing in queues waiting to go on the rides all take th...
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Holiday on a budget - part 2
So where else can you save money without feeling like you are doing with out?
One of the easiest ways is on eating out. In Orlando you can eat some of the very best food at very cheap establishments. For example, a really good steak with ...
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Holiday on a budget - part 1
Some people have the ready cash to enjoy a holiday in Orlando any time they wish, but for most people it is the holiday of a lifetime that they have saved for over a long period of time.
It is possible to holiday on a budget and still have ...
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Getting the best out of your holiday – part 2
In the theme parks there are many ways of getting the best out of them.
Take advantage of the Fast Pass tickets at the theme parks to avoid too much queuing. Eat lunch out of the usual times as the restaurants are over flowing between twelv...
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Getting the best out of your holiday in Orlando.
There are many ideas that will make your holiday in Orlando really special and the holiday of a lifetime.
If you can manage it, book a premium economy seats or seats with extra leg room, it makes quite a difference.
Book the best vill...
Viewed 2297 times since 30 January 2011.
Time Saving Travel Tips
Some good planning in advance can save a lot of time when on holiday in Orlando. This is a holiday where time management will enable you to see everything.
If you need a cot or high chair at your villa, make sure you have ordered this and h...
Viewed 2545 times since 20 January 2011.
Tips to Save Money on your Disney Holiday
Florida and the magic of the Theme Parks brings visitors back year after year. I thought I would put some money saving tips I have learnt over the years in this guide. I have also written “Money Saving Tips for Planning your Holiday” as another guide...
Viewed 3027 times since 15 January 2011.
Easy Tips for Visiting Parks
Every time we visit the Parks I seem to think of a tip I must remember for our next visit to Orlando.
If you going to visit a Park more than once in a year investigate buying an Annual Pass. I am not sure if non residents can do this for ...
Viewed 2973 times since 7 January 2011.
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