We have been coming to Florida for over 30 years now, and over the years you learn to understand how to squeeze every last bit of enjoyment out of your vacation. First, start your planning early - decide which is the best time for you to go- of cours... Viewed 2474 times.
After the parks and the sunshine (and maybe the shopping) one of the things that people enjoy most about a Florida holiday is the food. The restaurants are very reasonable and usually have a large menu that will please all members of the fam... Viewed 2434 times.
One of our favourite ways of spending Christmas (apart from staying at our beautiful villa! ) is to go on a Caribbean cruise. As our villa is normally booked for the Christmas and New Year period, we have often gone on a cruise whilst it is occupied.... Viewed 2646 times.
Central Florida is a delightful place to vacation as most of the World knows.
Much can be read from many different forums and sources about places to go, things to see and where to eat out to name but a few.
My short article is a ... Viewed 4339 times.
For extra offers and deals why not subscribe to Groupon USA for Orlando (you can unsubscribe after your time in Orlando). A lot of vouchers have good future expire dates, so you can buy now and use when you go.
They have a good mixture of... Viewed 10323 times.
If theme parks in the rain do not float your boat- pardon the pun- there is always that great fallback shopping! As they say ' When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping' , and thats an experience not to be missed in Orando!
The big s... Viewed 3054 times.
Orlando and rain are synonymous in the summer months, but mostly it will be a short , sharp shower in the late afternoon to ease the increasing heat and humidity. Often, within minutes, the sun is out and cracking the pavements again. It is rare to g... Viewed 3246 times.
I would guess that the average holiday spent in Florida is around 2 weeks. That is what people from the U. K. most typically take, with those from the United States settling for just one week or sometimes even less. Of course, our American cousins ge... Viewed 3975 times.
Tickets which ones?
Having just spent a number of days visiting the 4 Disney parks it makes one realise how carefully you should consider which combination of tickets one should buy.
The obvious decision is to use one ticket f... Viewed 3671 times.
This is a question that came up on the Orlando Villas forum recently. It caused a bit of a stir as every body feels that their area is the best. But, the honest answer to that is they ALL are the best, depending on what your requirements are.
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You have to have some days out and a little entertainment in your life so how are we going to cut costs here.
Buy a family National Trust pass; this gives you entry to hundreds of homes and gardens that incudes free parking. Take a packed... Viewed 3265 times.
So, you and the family have made the decision to go to Florida, perhaps for an once-in-a-lifetime holiday or perhaps the lure of the State entices you more frequently.
The excitement within the family builds as the great day of departure ... Viewed 3583 times.
A lot of villa owners choose November to visit Orlando for many reasons so if I tempt you, you will have to book early (No owner can resist a booking! )
First, the weather. The humidity has gone and the days are beautiful and sunny. The ev... Viewed 3975 times.
I am often asked what is the perfect age to take a child to Disney World. This is a very difficult question to answer. A great deal will depend on the child and how they view the world. For example: a very nervous, clingy child may be terrified of se... Viewed 4676 times.
I must admit that when you stay at a villa it is so much easier to pack for your holiday. All villas will be equipped with a washing machine, tumble drier ironing board and iron so there is no need to take loads of clothes. However my daughter does n... Viewed 6187 times.
Bok Gardens makes a wonderful day out during your Orlando vacation and makes a good contrast to the hurly burly of the theme parks.
Bok Gardens was Edward Boks gift to the American people who he credited with his success. Edward was an im... Viewed 3619 times.
What to do on a rainy day in Orlando? A good question. If it is in the height of the summer then you will probably get a short sharp shower at some time in the day. As long as you remember to bring a shower mac (or you can buy ponchos in all the them... Viewed 4577 times.
Driving in Florida is very different from the UK. The speed limit is very strictly adhered to and they have many ways of catching speeding motorists, non of which you will spot so do be careful. Mostly they use helicopters to watch out for speeding a... Viewed 3706 times.
A holiday in Orlando is not just about the theme parks, but they are great! The whole atmosphere of excitement that you see in the faces of the children about to meet Mickey Mouse for the very first time is unbelievable. The whole thing is just so sp... Viewed 4021 times.
What should I take?
First, you must now have completed an ESTA visa form on-line or at a travel agents to be able to gain entry into the USA. You will need one for each member of the family and they now cost $59 each.
Driving ... Viewed 3773 times.
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