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Cruising for the Disabled Part 7RCI Hearing and Visually Impaired Guests

If you are considering booking a cruise during your stay in Florida, perhaps after an energetic couple of weeks enjoying the parks, but are concerned that you have either a hearing impairment or a visual impairment, then let me put your mind at ease....
Viewed 3031 times since 3 January 2010.

Christmas in Florida

Christmas in Florida is simply magical! If you are used to a cold Christmas season, the first thing that will appeal to you is the weather! Imagine spending Christmas Day relaxing by the pool in temperatures in the 80s! Sipping champagne in t...
Viewed 4962 times since 21 December 2009.

Orlando Theme parks with small children

We have been travelling to Orlando with our daughter since she was 3 months old. On her first visit to Magic Kingdom she was 15 months old and not yet walking. She had a wonderful time and enjoyed seeing the shows, parades and all the charact...
Viewed 3442 times since 30 November 2009.

My Favourite Disney Christmas Events

If you are lucky enough to visit Disney in Orlando at Christmastime, then you are in for a real treat. It really is one of my favourite times to visit, and if I had the choice of staying at home in the UK or visiting our beautiful villa in Orlando fo...
Viewed 3019 times since 12 November 2009.

Starting Your Disney Holiday with Baby/Toddler

The whole family has probably been very excited for weeks and cannot wait to start their holiday proper so I am writing this just to highlight procedures when you arrive in Florida. These can be a little stressful because you will have had a long jou...
Viewed 2721 times since 8 November 2009.

Halloween Events – Part 1

If you have never been to Orlando in the Autumn then you will not have experienced the special Halloween events that are put on by many of the parks, throughout September and October. They range from the mild to the positively terrifying – so there i...
Viewed 3410 times since 30 October 2009.

Pool safety tips

Here are Some safety hints and tips to make sure that you enjoy yourselves have fun and avoid accidents. Most Florida homes with private pools will have some security measures in place to safeguard your little children from harm. Most villas ...
Viewed 4310 times since 1 September 2008.

Enjoying the pool safely

Most vacation homes have a private pool for the exclusive use of your party. This is one of the reasons homes are so popular. But there are some safety aspects that should be considered as well as the fun ones. Here are some tips for enjoying...
Viewed 3691 times since 1 September 2008.

Inside Miami Airport and the Miami Airport Hotel

Once inside the main terminal building you can walk from one end to the other, passing each of the concourses in turn, and each concourse has its own array of shops and food outlets. It is generally quite busy, but there are areas where you can sit a...
Viewed 3811 times since 1 September 2008.

Speed And Signs

Florida 'Standard ' speed limits Municipal speed areas = 30mph Business or Residential Area = 30 mph Rural Interstate Limited = 70 mph Limited access highways = 70 mph All other roads and highways = 55 mph* Viewed 4774 times since 1 September 2008.

Packing for your vacation

Ok so you have booked the villa, bought the park tickets, and hired the car. Time to pack!!! If this is your first time staying in a villa you will be pleasantly surprised how little you actually have to take with you. Us Brits tend to pa...
Viewed 4434 times since 1 September 2008.

Tip for Florida with Kids

Having travelled with kids, here are just a few tips we found made our holiday that little more relaxing. Before you go, buy some Disney Dollars from the Disney Stores and keep giving them as their pocket money – this way they have some mon...
Viewed 5195 times since 1 September 2008.

Pool Safety

When you rent a Florida home, you'll almost certainly get a private pool of your very own to use at the back of the house. Because you're probably not used to having one in your own home, here are some safety hints and tips to make sure tha...
Viewed 4071 times since 1 September 2008.

Sun Safety

You have been dreaming about the holiday for months, you have been at the parks for days so a few days at the beach is a great idea for a chance to relax but remember the sun in Florida is far more powerful than here in the UK so follow some...
Viewed 4107 times since 1 September 2008.

Beach Safety

After a few days at the parks, why not take a trip out to Cocoa Beach or the St Pete’s area which are only about an hours drive away. When we can we spend about 3 days at the beach and then go back to the villa, recharges our batteries and ...
Viewed 4546 times since 1 September 2008.

Discounted Tickets & Timeshare Touts

The main parks do not really discount. You may see special deals when you are in Orlando such as 2nd Day free at Sea World. There are also discount vouchers in the information booklets such as Best Read Orlando and I lo...
Viewed 5381 times since 1 September 2008.

Taking Older Teenagers To Orlando

Little kids love everything about a Disney holiday. It is just magic for them. But as a mother of kids now 17, 23 and 25 years, I have been through the period with each when they were fed up with Mickey but not quite old enough for Ibi...
Viewed 4577 times since 1 September 2008.

Drive Safely

If you are from the UK, as you already know, Americans drive on the 'wrong' side of the road. The times when you are more likely to make a mistake with this are when you are tired, when you first set off in the morning and when y...
Viewed 4090 times since 1 September 2008.

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