When is the Best time to Visit Walt Disney World?

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Are you looking to book your Walt Disney World Dream Holiday but unsure of prices or when to go? We’ve got you covered, we’re all about saving you money and helping you plan your holiday so we’re going to reveal the cheapest time of year to go to Walt Disney World and when is the best time to visit to help plan your holiday. If you’ve never been to Walt Disney World in Orlando before, get your tickets booked and read our top tips for first timers at Disney World.

So when is the best time to visit Walt Disney World? Well, all year round! Any day is a great day at the park of dreams, however if you’re looking to beat the crowds generally anytime outside of school holidays – we’re sorry parents, it’s true! There is a fantastic crowd calendar which helps you determine when the parks will be much busier. To break it down for you, here’s a list of the some of the best times to visit Disney World in 2016:

  • February 23rd – March 3rd
  • The second half of August
  • Most days in September
  • Weekdays in October
  • Weekdays in November (avoid Thanksgiving)
  • Weekdays in December (minus the week of Christmas and New Year’s Eve)

If you’re looking for the best time to travel to Walt Disney with kids in term times, we recommend looking at second half of August. If you’re restricted to certain dates, be sure to check the crowd calendar and read up on top tips for ensuring you’re not spending your day in waiting lines and make the most of your time there.

When looking to travel to Walt Disney World, you should also look at when certain rides will be shut. If you’re favourite ride is closed on your trip, it probably won’t be as enjoyable. Click here for Disney’s closing schedule of rides.

Another thing to consider is temperature. The best time for Disney World is April and May because of the lovely weather; it’s not too hot or cold so standing in so queues won’t seem so bad. January is particularly cold and lots of closures of rides happen in this month so we recommend not visiting then.

Now the question you probably all want to know is when is the cheapest time of year to go to Disney World? We’re sorry parents, but outside of school holidays are particularly cheaper than in school holidays. End of April, June and October are some of the best months price wise, however flight and hotel prices can change at any time throughout the year so if you see a great offer on our website – be sure to book your tickets to ensure a great price.

This being said, any time is a great time for Disney World. It is a wonderful place to visit for your 2016 holiday and we are sure you will come back with plenty of cherished memories with Mickey and his friends in Orlando.

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