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Disney News Round-up: Sale Dates Announced for runDisney Events, Disney Charging Package Handling Fee, and More

Happy Wednesday! We made it to the middle of another busy week and today we have a few bits of Disney news to share with you including a new fee for Disney resort guests, speculation about a possible new home for the Osborne Lights, and much more. Let's check it out.

Updates at Disney’s Port Orleans and the Possibility of Resort Fees at Walt Disney World

There have been some exciting things happening at some of the Walt Disney World Resort hotels, specifically Port Orleans and Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge! And we're hearing about a potential resort fee at all Walt Disney World hotels. Read on!

Walt Disney World Resort Removing Alarm Clocks from All Resort Hotel Rooms

We all know that a Walt Disney World Resort vacation revolves around time. There are reservations you can't miss, FastPass+ times you must make, and 3 o'clock parades. Time is money at Disney. Regardless, Disney is reportedly removing all alarm clocks from the hotel rooms and Disney Vacation Club Villas.

Ballyhoo Tour and Movies Under The Stars At Disney’s BoardWalk Inn and Villas

If you call Disney's BoardWalk Inn and Villas home, or if you have plans to stay at this beautiful Disney resort we have some exciting news about new happenings around the grounds. The resort, which offers both standard guest rooms and Disney Vacation Club Villas, has added some new recreation options and a new tour.

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Non-Park Ideas for the Fourth of July at Walt Disney World

The weeks around the Fourth of July Celebration are some of the busiest of the year at Walt Disney World. Crowd levels usually rise to a 10 out of 10, and at the Magic Kingdom the gate will frequently reach capacity. When a park reaches capacity guests are no longer able to enter, and even having a coveted dining reservation won't get you in. If you plan on spending your Fourth of July Holiday at the Magic Kingdom, be sure to get there early and stay throughout the duration.

Testing Out Disney's Mobile Lobby Experience

You may have recently heard about a new service at the Walt Disney World Resort Hotels called 'Mobile Lobby Experience.' It's been reported by various online outlets that the system equips friendly Cast Members with iPads and allows guests to be checked-in from locations other than the front desk to quickly check-in guests from curbside or in the lobby area of the hotel. That sounds great! But don't get too excited, the iPad based check-in system is still very much a work in progress.