Walt Disney World Resort - Orlando 2016 / 2017
Realise a childhood dream – book a holiday at Walt Disney World Resort Florida. Disney breaks are now more affordable than ever, so come with us at The Co-operative Travel and experience the magic for yourself.
A holiday in Disney World Orlando takes you to the largest recreational resort in the world. Now 40 years young, it opened with just the Magic Kingdom theme park and three Disney hotels. Today, the Walt Disney World Resort Florida covers a staggering 30,000 acres, with four theme parks, two water parks, eight golf courses and numerous other entertainment and recreational venues. With Disneyland holiday packages available at 23 themed hotel resorts, the site dwarfs Walt Disney World Resort California – the original Disneyworld, opened in the 1950s.
Booking Ahead - Walt Disney World Orlando Holidays in 2016/2017
If you're looking to save money, then why not book ahead? Great holiday deals and packages are now available for Disney World Orlando holidays in 2016 & 2017.
Booking ahead for your 2016/2017 holiday to Disney World Orlando has real advantages – you will receive the largest selection of early booking offers, such as free nights, free meal plans or free child places. Furthermore, if you’re looking to book your Disney break within School Holidays, then booking early is advisable in order to avoid disappointment. Our expert Travel Advisors will tailor make your dream holiday suited to the needs of your family, your tastes and budget. Book a Disney World package holiday for next year and save money now.
Co-operative Travel offer Disney World Orlando deals for 2016/2017 to suit all budgets and tastes. Book a simple motel and bulk-buy your theme park tickets for a cheaper Disney deal or splash out on one of the many inclusive packages like the Ultimate Pass or Memory Maker packages - see our deals above or call us for more details and expert advice.
Disney World Orlando, Florida – Holiday Destination Information
Key Information: Also known as Walt Disney World, this is the place where the creations of Walt Disney are brought to life, allowing you to live out those fairy tales you loved as a child. This is the perfect place for a family holiday; whether you’re an adult or a child you’ll enjoy the great weather of Florida & wonderful entertainment on offer at Disney World Orlando, Florida.
Ideal Time to Go: October-December are the best months to have your Disney World holiday, the atmosphere is very much alive, particularly around Christmas. Another reason to visit during these months is that the rides won’t be closed for maintenance during this period so you can have the full family fun experience.
Weather: Orlando, Florida has a warm climate and weather there is generally great holiday weather throughout most of the year. The average annual temperature in Orlando is a toasty 22.3°C with the hottest months being May through to September when the weather sits at around 27°C. Orlando’s coolest months are December through to February where the temperature sits at around 16°C. June through to September are the rainiest months in Orlando with an average rainfall of 174mm per month over an average 22 days per month. All other months in Orlando have much less rainfall at an average of 70mm per month over an average of 10 days each month.
Flight Time: Direct flights to Orlando from London take little over 9 hours
Time Difference: Orlando, Florida is 5 hours behind UK time
Currency: USD ($)
Fun Fact: Disney World is double the size of Manhattan!
Top Tip: Before your holiday request a free vacation planning DVD from Disney, it will make things a little easier and will make you even more excited for your Disney World holiday!
Where to Go on Your Disney World Holiday
Disney World is a huge place with many family holiday activities to take part in, it may be hard to choose from all of the wonderful lands that Disney World has on offer, so here are our top picks:
Magic Kingdom – Of course Magic Kingdom would have to be one of our top picks, Disney World is renowned for its magical atmosphere and this is its most magical area of all. There are 6 lands to venture through and 40 marvellous attractions to enjoy, Magic Kingdom is a haven of family fun and everlasting holiday memories.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios – You and your family can have the movies brought to life around you in Disney’s Hollywood Studios, with real artefacts from blockbuster films, the ultimate movie related dining experience, great Hollywood themed attractions and much more, this is the ultimate holiday experience for those families who love the movies!
Blizzard Beach – Blizzard Beach is home to one of the tallest water slides in the world. For the adrenaline junkies this may well be the best place in Disney World, on offer is a mixture of crazy and fun rides for the adults in the family and exciting but child friendly rides for the little ones. You can also relax on their white sands and take in the Orlando sun, after all, holidays are also a time to relax and take it easy.
Holiday Acitivites in Disney World Orlando
To fully experience Disney World Orlando, why not try booking a Disney hotel to get the most out of your stay. Our Disney packages come with a whole array of special touches, with Disney deals to suit every budget and taste. Disney hotels are located at the very centre of the resort, giving you and your family the freedom to come and go as you please. Disney World Orlando offers the benefit of extended theme park hours, plus a whole range of other extras, such as fast-track entry tickets, complimentary transport to and around the resort, and meals with your favourite Disney characters.
Holidays in Disney World Orlando offer something for every age group. The Magic Kingdom is divided into different themed areas, so thrill seekers can head for Frontierland while the very young and the young-at-heart can enjoy the more gentle pursuits of Fantasyland. Disney breaks wouldn’t be the same without Epcot and Disney Animal Kingdom, while Disney’s Hollywood Studios bring the silver screen to life.
All Disney hotels offer a range of wining, dining and recreational activities on site, with Downtown Disney to supply all your shopping, dining, and entertainment needs when you’re out and about. If you want to experience the Disney magic of the West Coast, at Co-operative Travel we also offer Disneyland packages at Walt Disney World Resort California.
How to Get There
Direct and indirect flights to Orlando are available from airports all over the UK. To keep things cheap you can purchase these flights as part of a package holiday. We recommend trying to find a direct flight as this will save you a lot of travel time. You will of course need a passport to enter America.
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