Day 1: Arriving at Floridays

Floridays Orlando 2-bedroom condo

The living room of our 2-bedroom unit at Floridays

Today was a great day. The flight (Delta) Left and arrived on time. With no checked bags, we were out of Orlando pretty quick. Met a nice grandma on the plane. She was pretty excited to be treating her granddaughters to a Disney vacation.

She bought the Park Hopper option, and said the girls were pretty excited about going to the Disney water parks- especially Blizzard Beach. I had to break the bad news that the Park Hopper option does not get you into the water parks. You need the Water Park Fun and more option for that. Too bad she didn’t buy my book, Discover the Magic: The Ultimate Insider’s Guide to Walt Disney World. That would have saved her some heartache- and some money.

Floridays resort

View from our Balcony

When we arrived at Floridays, we decided to see about upgrading to a three bedroom unit. Since we booked through Expedia, we had to call them. Bad idea! Expedia is great for price, but horrible for customer service. After sitting on hold for 20 minutes we decided it wasn’t worth it. Their phone customer service has always been horrible. If you book with them, just pray you never have to call them!

You lose Expedia! Could have made some extra money!

Once we settled in, we ordered room service. Pretty good,and the food even arrived hot! Next, we went to Publix. What a great grocery store! Great service too. Spent the evening swimming and relaxing to get ready for our big day at Magic Kingdom tomorrow! 🙂

About DisneyDad

Two things I love are travel and writing. It only makes sense that the two should come together in the form of a Disney website, Blog, and eBook travel guides. My first book, "Discover the Magic: The Ultimate Insider's Guide to Walt Disney World" captures the essence of the happiest place on Earth- Walt Disney World! There is no place like Disney for a magical, mystical vacation. Though I was never able to visit as a child (we didn't take 'big' vacations like that) I fell in love with the place the first time my family and I walked through the gates of Magic Kingdom several years ago. Now, I just can't get enough of it! I published my book because I wanted to share my knowledge and experiences with others in hopes that they too would enjoy the Magic of Walt Disney World as much as I do. Hopefully the tips, park guides, and other details in the book will help make your vacation to Disney even better!
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