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Brits, make your holiday to Walt Disney World and Orlando the best it can be with this full-length guidebook!
PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers is a comprehensive, 262-page book covering every aspect of visiting Walt Disney World from the United Kingdom. It takes you through your entire visit, from the planning stages to working out the best way to get there and get around, with details about arriving in America, passports and immigration, duty-free allowances, driving in the States, and staying in touch while you're away.
As well as looking at all the Walt Disney World resorts, PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers has details on some of the hotels most commonly featured in British holiday brochures for Lake Buena Vista, the International Drive area, Kissimmee, and Universal Orlando. PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers also explores the other Orlando theme parks that British visitors head to, with detailed information on the attractions and dining options at Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, Universal CityWalk, SeaWorld, Discovery Cove, Aquatica, and Wet 'n Wild. Two of the most popular day trips from Orlando — Busch Gardens in Tampa and Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral — are covered, too.
Among PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers' other features are a look at the chain restaurants in Orlando, coverage of the shopping options around the area, and information on airport hotel and parking packages so you can start your holiday in a more relaxed frame of mind. Plus, handy clip-and-save currency conversion rate tables give you a guide to how much your pound might buy you in the States.
PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers is organized into seven chapters:
Planning Your Holiday — Planning before you go, finding information online, and reader tips
Budgeting for American Prices — Find out how much it costs, current conversion rate tables, and reader tips on saving money
Travelling to the States — When to go, Orlando weather, passports and visa requirements, travel insurance, transportation methods, choosing an airline, staying healthy and safe, driving in America, packing, and reader travel tips
Staying in Style — Descriptions of each of Disney's resort hotels, as well as information on the Disney Vacation Club and staying outside Walt Disney World
Touring the Parks — Information on the four major Disney parks from a British viewpoint, plus the backstage tours, water parks, Wide World of Sports, Downtown Disney, and beyond Walt Disney World to Universal Orlando, SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove, Aquatica, Wet 'n Wild, Busch Gardens, and Kennedy Space Center
Feasting and Snacking — Understanding dining differences between the UK and America, details on Disney restaurants, and information on eateries at other parks outside Walt Disney World
Making More Magic — Magic for children, celebrations at Disney, Disney Cruise Line, shopping in style, understanding the American language, and reader tips to maximise the magic
Important Note: This book is designed to be a companion to the general guidebook PassPorter's Walt Disney World, which gives you the basics. Use it in conjunction with this book and you'll have everything the British traveller needs to know.
About the Author
Cheryl Pendry has been a Disney fan for as long as she can remember and visits Walt Disney World at least once a year with her husband, Mark, from their home in the UK. A former journalist and keen traveler, Cheryl has visited many different parts of America, and her travels have taken her across Europe and into Asia. She has now visited every Disney park in the world and was on the inaugural Disney cruise around the Mediterranean in 2007. PassPorter's Walt Disney World for British Holidaymakers
is Cheryl's second book, following publication of her PassPorter's Disney Vacation Club Guide for Members and Members-To-Be
. She has also made numerous contributions to PassPorter's weekly newsletter. Cheryl has been a peer reviewer of PassPorters Walt Disney World, PassPorters Disney Cruise Line and Its Ports of Call, and PassPorters Disneyland Resort and Southern California Attractions.