How to Plan a Disney World Vacation on a Budget: 6 Ways to Save Big!

Oct 04, 2017

Family Enjoying Their Day at a Disney Park | Westgate Resorts
By Nadia H.

The countdown has ended and your much anticipated Disney World vacation is finally here! As your adventure begins, follow these tips on how to get the most out of your vacation budget.

Take the time to source tickets: Some of the best discount Disney tickets are available through Westgate. Take your time and explore your options. You never know what kind of deals you'll find!

Save your stuff: Why bring toiletries like shampoos, conditioner, toothpaste, and soap? Since these items are provided by our resorts, save your personal stash at home and reduce your baggage weight and extra expense as you travel.

Use Apps and save: Apps like Groupon and LivingSocial present amazing deals at your fingertips – literally! From entertainment to shopping and dining, the savings will go a long way in stretching every dollar. One of the many amazing facts about Disney World is that they have their own, native My Disney Experience app to help you get around and plann your day! Take advantage of it!

Go Green and Take the bus: Using public transportation is eco-friendly and will save you money. Best of all, select Westgate properties* offer scheduled shuttle service to popular theme parks.

Plan an itinerary: Decide on the places you want to visit ahead of time. Scour the internet and get consensus from travel partners so you can capitalize on any available deals.

Eat at the resort: Prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchen or kitchenette that comes with your room, or use your Owner discount of 15% to save off meals at Westgate restaurants. The city beautiful is ripe with great eateries and diners, and make sure to check out the best breakfast places in Orlando when you wake up hungry after a day at the parks!

Save on souvenirs: Our resorts are located in very popular destinations, and most if not all, are close to outlet shopping. Instead of buying souvenirs at attractions or theme parks, check out the outlets.

Make the right choices and enjoy your time in paradise!

Looking For Other Options?

Maybe you've hit the theme parks a little too hard and you're looking for some relaxing, fun things to do in Orlando for free, or perhaps you're considering any one of the fun day trips in Florida that's at your fingertips in Orlando! At Westgate, our family friendly hotels in Orlando are perfectly located as your next jumping off point for Florida getaways and more! Want a bite-sized adventure? Brave an Orlando escape room, find a family ranch vacation junket for the day, slip into a scary corn maze adventure, and then wake up early for the best breakfast Orlando has to offer, all steps from your resort!

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