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Disney World Pressed Pennies

Disney World Pressed Pennies

Disney World Pressed Pennies Tube Disney World Pressed Pennies are fun and cheap souvenirs that appeal to all ages. This page will show you how to make a personalized tube to hold the coins needed for pressed penny machines for your upcoming vacation. What exactly is a pressed penny? A pressed penny is basically a regular penny that is subjected to about 2500 pounds of pressure by a machine in order to imprint a design on it. Most of these machines give you…

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Disney World Piggy Bank

Disney World Piggy Bank

Make a Disney World Piggy Bank Whether you save coins or paper, you will be amazed at how quickly your savings adds up! Here is a photo of the Disney World piggy bank that we use in our house, which has been dubbed “The Disney Fund”. Want to make a Disney World piggy bank dedicated exclusively to your vacation fund? It is a fun way to save some money for your upcoming Disney vacation. It was very easy to make. We simply used the container from…

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Vacation Countdown Chain

Vacation Countdown Chain

Disney Vacation Countdown Chain This page will show you how to make your very own Vacation Countdown Chain for your upcoming trip to Disney World. In the past, I had always been on the lookout for a vacation countdown chain to use with my kids. It is really a lot of fun to watch the chain get shorter and shorter as your vacation approaches. Well, I never really found one that I liked. I guess I am rather picky. I wanted one…

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Disney Vacation Countdown

Disney Vacation Countdown

Let the Disney Vacation Countdown begin! Yahooooo! You’re all set. The major planning is over. You’ve done all the research and have made all of your travel and dining reservations for your best Disney vacation ever. But you know what – all that was just the EASY part. Now comes the HARD part – waiting for the trip to arrive! Waiting for a Disney vacation can sometimes seem like an eternity. Especially if you have children and they know about the upcoming trip, but have absolutely no…

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Gas Mileage Calculator

Gas Mileage Calculator

A gas mileage calculator can help you to figure the cost of driving to Disney World. But you first need to figure out how many miles you actually need to drive to get there. Use the first calculator below to get an estimate of the amount of miles between your home town and Disney World. Once you have this number of miles, use the second calculator to determine the cost of gas for the trip. I know, I know, no…

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Currency Converter

Currency Converter

You can use this currency converter to easily figure the equivalent value between the currencies of two countries. Obviously, if you are using this calculator to help in planning your trip to Disney World, you will want to convert your currency into US Dollars. You can exchange foreign currency at select locations in Disney World, and probably at a better exchange rate than at the airport. You can even use your foreign currency to pay the bill at some Disney restaurants. You will be subject to…

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Disney Vacation Planning Spreadsheet

Disney Vacation Planning Spreadsheet

An organized Disney Vacation Planning Spreadsheet will be your lifeline while you are actually in Disney World. Spend the time now to get all the important information onto this sheet. This little paper has been a tremendous help to me on my own Disney vacations and many of my friends have also used it and loved it. Feel free to download the spreadsheet for your own use. Please note that this spreadsheet evolves over the course of your planning. You will frequently update it and…

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Disney Planning Tools

Disney Planning Tools

You have found the Disney Planning Tools section of the plan-a-magical-vacation website. This is a collection of spreadsheets, calculators, and other tools that I use when I am planning a Disney World Vacation. I hope you find these planning tools useful! Check back often – more tools will be added periodically. Disney Vacation Planning Spreadsheet Looking for an easy way to plan out your Disney vacation? This Disney planning tool is a spreadsheet that allows you to have all of your vacation information…

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Disney World Guide Books

Disney World Guide Books

Hi everyone! Below you will find a whole bunch of Disney World guide books. Take a look at the categories listed just below and you will see that there is a guide book suited to just about everyone in every situation. For example, there are guide books for families, those with kids, those without kids, and even books for kids. You can scroll through the whole page or just use the category list to go directly to the section that fits your circumstances. NOTE: I…

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Disney Directory

Disney Directory

Welcome to the Disney Directory, a comprehensive list of contact information for Walt Disney World. Here you will find phone numbersand addresses for specific resorts, restaurants, other important services. Feel free to use these numbers during the planning of your trip. But please do not call individual resorts or restaurants for reservations. Use the main telephone numbers: Disney Reservations: Disney Dining: (407) W-DISNEY (407) WDW-DINE Disney Dining Directory A complete list of the direct phone numbers for the table service restaurants at Walt Disney World. Use these numbers to speak…

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