Here is every way to save money on your 2019 Disney vacation

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This article was originally published on January 10, 2019. We have since updated it with the most recent Disney vacation offers available, which can be seen throughout the article. 

Planning a Disney trip this year? You’re probably looking for every possible way to save money. And if you’ve been looking for a place where you can find every Walt Disney World and Disneyland discount available right now, then we’ve got you covered.

There are plenty of reasons to visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland in 2019, and there are some pretty epic new attractions and experiences coming this year that you won’t want to miss. Disney Cruise Line always offers magical vacations too, and this year will bring even more magic with Mickey at sea. While being a Disney Vacation Club member, Annual Passholder, or Disney Visa cardholder can save you a lot of money, there are other ways to save on your vacations. Here are all of the ways you can save money on your 2019 Disney vacation.

But before we start…

We wanted to share that if you’ve ever felt overwhelmed with vacation planning, you don’t have to. We love using Authorized Disney Vacation Planners for our Disney vacations because of the stress-free (and cost-free) experience they provide. It’s great for you to know all about the amazing discounts Disney offers, but if you book your vacation with a travel agent, they can stay up-to-date on all the latest special discounts that Disney releases and provide you with the best deal as soon as possible. Click here for a no-obligation vacation quote from Academy Travel so you can utilize all of the awesome deals Disney has this year. 

Now let’s talk about the discounts!

Walt Disney World Resort

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Free dining

Disney announced a free quick-service meal offer for Walt Disney World hotel guests. Guests who book by June 30, 2019 can take advantage of the Savor Summer Offer. The Savor Summer Offer is valid most nights from May 28 through August 21, 2019, and includes one free quick-service meal per person, per night when you buy a non-discounted 4-night/5-day Walt Disney Travel Company room and Theme Park ticket package at select Disney Moderate and Value Resort hotels. For more information on this offer, visit the official website here. 

Hotel discounts

You can also receive a discount on your hotel stay if you’re traveling to Walt Disney World this spring. This offer can save you up to 25% on your stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel. You just have to book your vacation by May 27 and stay at Walt Disney World on select nights from April 28 through May 27. Check the official website for more information on how you can take advantage of this incredible deal.

You can also save up to 25% on your Walt Disney World vacation this summer. Disney is also offering up to 25% off rooms at select Disney Resort hotels for stays most nights May 28 – August 28, 2019, when you book through August 28. Additionally, when you book this offer for arrivals May 28 to June 30, 2019, you’ll receive a Disney Gift Card at check-in. The value of your Disney Gift Card will vary based on Resort Category and original length of stay:

  • Disney Deluxe Villa Resorts: $25 per room per night
  • Disney Deluxe Resorts: $20 per room per night
  • Disney Moderate Resorts: $15 per room per night
  • Disney Value Resorts: $10 per room per night

Click here for more information on this summer vacation deal. 

Disney Springs hotels are also offering some amazing rates for spring and summer Walt Disney World vacations. These seven hotels are situated right in the middle of the magic on Disney property, and although they are not owned or operated by Disney, they still offer just as much pixie dust for your stay: you can take advantage of free shuttle transportation to and from the theme parks, Extra Magic Hours, and 60-day-advance FastPass+ reservations for attractions at the Walt Disney World. From May 6 through June 30, guests can take advantage of the following rates at these Disney Springs area hotels:

  • B Resort & Spa – rates from $89 per room, per night
  • Best Western Lake Buena Vista – rates from $95 per room, per night
  • DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Orlando — rates from $99 per suite, per night
  • Hilton Orlando Buena Vista Palace – rates from $127 per room, per night
  • Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista – rates from $122 per room, per night
  • Holiday Inn Orlando – Disney Springs Area — rates from $95 per room, per night
  • Wyndham Garden Lake Buena Vista – rates from $80 per room, per night.

Visit the Disney Springs Hotels official website for more information and to book a stay.

Florida resident tickets

If you’re a Florida resident, you can save even more money on your theme park tickets. Florida residents can now purchase a Discover Disney ticket, a 3-day ticket that costs only $175. That’s less than $60 per day! You can add a fourth-day ticket for only $20 more, making the total cost approximately $50 per day to visit all four theme parks at Walt Disney World. You can purchase these tickets until June 27, 2019, and they are valid through June 30. See the official website for more details or check out Undercover Tourist an official discount ticket broker.

Military discounts

Members of the U.S. Military can receive amazing discounts on Walt Disney World vacations in 2019. You can purchase a 4-day ticket for a low as $241 and a 5-day ticket starting at $257. You can also upgrade each of these ticket options to a Park Hopper ticket for slightly more. Members of the Military can also receive discounted rates on Walt Disney World Resort hotel stays throughout 2019. Visit the official website for discount information on theme park tickets and resort hotels.

Disneyland Resort

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Hotel discounts

You can save up to 25% off your stay at a Disneyland Resort hotel this spring with this awesome discount. When you book by May 20 and stay by May 23, you can save 20% off your stay for Standard rooms and 25% off your stay for Premium rooms at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa and the Disneyland Hotel. You can save 10% off your stay in both Standard and Premium rooms at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel. Check out the official offer for details. 

Discount tickets

Disneyland Resort theme park tickets just went up in price, so now is the best time to snag a discount. Available online now through May 18, 2019, the early 2019 ticket offer allows visits through May 23 with blackout dates from April 14 – 22. This special ticket offer also includes one Magic Morning early morning admission to Disneyland park on select days. The best ticket deal using this offer is a 5-day, 1-park per day ticket for about $47.80 a day, but check out the official website for more information on the prices for each type of ticket plus be sure to compare prices with Undercover Tourist a reliable and official discount ticket broker.

SoCal Resident Ticket Offer

Southern California residents can also receive discounted tickets, and if this applies to you, then you’re in for an awesome deal. These discounted tickets include three days of magic and fun, as well as access to one Magic Morning for guests to enter Disneyland park earlier than the public. You can choose between Park Hopper tickets or one-park-per-day tickets, and they can be used over a consecutive three-day period or on separate, non-consecutive days through May 23, 2019. Visit the website for more information. 

Military discounts

Members of the U.S. Military can get amazing deals on theme park tickets and Disneyland Resort hotel stays. You can purchase a 3-day theme park ticket for as low as $178 or a 4-day ticket for $198 for visits throughout 2019. You can also enjoy discounted rates on Disneyland Resort hotels. Visit the Disneyland website for more information on discounted theme park tickets and hotel stays in 2019.

Disney Cruise Line

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Florida resident offer

If you’re a Florida resident, you can save on Disney Cruise Line too! You can take a Disney cruise to the Caribbean or the Bahamas and save big on a 4-night, 5-night, or 7-night vacation. This offer is available for a limited time for cruises in May 2019, so visit the official website for details to see if this vacation will work for you.

Save on Alaska cruises

You can receive a discount on Alaskan cruises from Vancouver. Guests who book using this deal can save 20% off prevailing rates by booking an Inside Room. This is a fantastic deal for anyone looking to take a Disney Cruise Line vacation, but keep in mind that the full payment is required at time of booking. Visit the Disney Cruise Line website for more information. 

Military discounts

Disney Cruise Line also offers fantastic discounts for members of the U.S. Military. These military rates apply for select cruises May through July and are limited to a maximum of one military member per stateroom, per sailing. Discounted rates start as low as $229 per person.  Visit online for more details on how you can receive a military discount. 

When are you planning your 2019 visit to Disneyland Resort or Walt Disney World? Share your travel tips with us!

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