Author Archives: Sara V

About Sara V

Sara Varney is a Travel Planner for MEI & Mouse Fan Travel. She is also Co-Host of the PassPorter Moms Podcast and the Editor of PassPorter News. You can follow her on Twitter at PassPorterMomSV.

Sara’s Snippets – February 26, 2015 – 2015 Halloween and Christmas Party Dates Announced

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans!  Halloween and Christmas are coming early this year! Walt Disney World has announced the dates for the 2015 Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party. These events take place in the … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 25, 2015 – Pirates of the Caribbean Closing for Extended Rehab

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The rumors appear to be true… Pirates of the Caribbean will be closing for an extensive refurbishment on May 11, 2015. The attraction is expected to reopen on September 25, 2015.  Liberty Tree Tavern will also … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 19, 2015 – Happy (Lunar) New Year

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! In Korea, China, and Vietnam, this week marks the start of a New Year. This is a huge celebration in Hong Kong Disneyland but is also celebrated state-side at the Disneyland Resort and the Walt Disney World resort!  … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 18, 2015 – Richard Petty Driving Experience to Close

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The Richard Petty Driving Experience and the Exotic Car Driving Experience at the Walt Disney World® Resort will be closing in late June 2015. The closures will make way for new unspecified transportation improvements. (Oooooo… let … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 12, 2015 – Freedom of the Seas Dining

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! Once I had finished running around the ship snapping pictures of the activities, it was time for some grub! Dining options abound onboard Freedom of the Seas. During our cruise, I had the chance to sample … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 11, 2015 – Freedom of the Seas Activities

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! As I mentioned last week, I recently had the opportunity to cruise on Royal Caribbean's newly refurbished Freedom of the Seas. Upon boarding the ship (and big kudos to Royal Caribbean for their organized boarding procedure!), we … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 5, 2015 – Freedom of the Seas

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! Along with a group of fellow MEI-Travel agents, I recently had the opportunity to spend two nights onboard Royal Caribbean Cruise Line recently refreshed Freedom of the Seas. This was my first time on a Royal … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – February 4, 2015 – Be Our Guest Changes

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! Disney has been testing a FastPass+ system for lunch at Be Our Guest restaurant over the last few months. That test will be ending on February 24, 2015. Advanced reservations will be available for lunch and … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 22, 2015 – Garden Rocks Concert Series

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The 2015 Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival will be held March 4 – May 17, 2015. This annual event includes gorgeous gardens, whimsical topiary displays, gardening demonstrations, and HGTV star appearances. This year, the Garden … Continue reading

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Sara’s Snippets – January 21, 2015 – 2015 Food and Wine Festival Dates Announced

Greetings fellow Mouse Fans! The Epcot International Food & Wine Festival is a highlight for many Walt Disney World visitors. This year the Festival will be held from September 25 – November 16, 2015. The Festival includes kiosks around Epcot's … Continue reading

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