It’s hard to believe it’s been over a year since Disney World reopened after closing due to the global pandemic.
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Are you headed to Disney World in 2021?
If so, there’s a lot you need to know! With tons of changes and new health and safety measures, it might be VERY different than your last trip (or totally different than what you’d planned for your first!). You’ll want to be well-prepared for your trip, so today we’re helping you pack! There are some essentials you’re going to need for your 2021 trip but don’t worry, they won’t break the bank. All these items are under $15!
We love getting to see our favorite Disney pals!
In the past few days, we’ve spotted some ADORABLE new encounters with iconic Disney faces in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. We’ve seen Goofy waving from atop Hyperion Theater, Chip & Dale having a picnic, and Donald gardening. Today, Donald Duck took a break from his plants to give us a very important PSA.
As much as it sometimes feels like it, 2020 wasn’t all bad!
We’re not gonna lie, 2020 was a tough year for just about everyone. In fact, even Anna and Elsa seemed like they were over it at one point! But as difficult as this year has been, there were some really GREAT things that happened in Disney World in 2020. Let’s take a look!
Hello from EPCOT!
The Taste of EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays will be starting in just a few days! But we couldn’t wait until then to make our way around this fantastic park. Join us as we walk around EPCOT to check out the new holiday booths that are already up, get an update on some drink options around the park, and check out some cool merchandise!
Hand sanitizer has ALWAYS been one of the top things we carry in our bags when going to a Disney theme park, but in 2020, keeping your hands squeaky clean has become more important than EVER!
And we especially LOVE a hand sanitizer that helps to keep us safe AND keeps us stylish at the same time!
Walt Disney World has implemented many health and safety procedures due to the global health crisis.
Disney has changed cleaning protocol for rides, restaurants, and high-touch areas like the popular toppings bars! And along with the new procedures, numerous hand sanitizer stations were installed throughout Disney World property.
However, even with the increased cleaning and added sanitizer stations, we still found ourselves reaching for our own bottle of hand sani throughout the day! We’ve been all over Disney World in the last month and discovered there are a few reasons why you might consider bringing your own sanitizer into the parks!
Even with hand sanitizer stations conveniently located throughout Disney World’s theme parks and hotels, we like to bring our own disinfecting supplies from home to have on hand — as a back-up plan!
Hand sanitizer has been pretty easy to find at stores (and we’ve even seen some new Baby Yoda and Disney character hand sanitizer being sold at Target recently) but disinfecting wipes have been MUCH harder to come by!
On top of washing your hands frequently, using the hand sanitizer stations, and keeping those masks on, there are even MORE ways to be extra cautious when visiting the theme parks.
Here are our top ten recommendations to keep in mind when exercising caution in Disney World during this very strange time!