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Awesome Disneyland travel tips for parents!

Disneyland is the ultimate family destination, with millions of people visiting it every year. The following tips in mind you will help you make the most out of your experience at Disneyland Paris and make unforgettable memories that you will cherish for the rest of your life:

Plan ahead

Since Disneyland is such a big park, no matter how long you stay, there is still a chance that you could miss out on some really cool rides, just because you did not know they existed. This is why you should read about the park, check out the most popular rides and make a list with everything you want to try. There are apps that help you maximise the fun while you are there. You should also inquire about any special events that might take place during your visit, because there is always something special going on at Disneyland!


Beat the crowds when eating in the park

Even though many people advice visitors to bring their own food, the smells can get to you and if you are travelling with younger children, you may have to eat a few meals in the actual park. With this being said, if you want to avoid the mealtime rush, try eating lunch between 10:30 and 11:00 and dinner between 15:30 and 16:30. Even though you may feel as if you are eating too early, you will spend less time finding a table and you will have more time to enjoy the rides, which is why you chose this park in the first place!


Meet the characters

Children are always excited to meet their favourite cartoon characters, but unfortunately there is always a long line to meet Mickey and the Disney Princesses. However, if you are planning to watch the Princess show with Belle or Rapunzel, sit on the right side with your kids, because that is the side where the actors sign autographs and take pictures after the show and chances are it will be a shorter wait.


The FastPasses are totally worth it!

The first thing you need to do when you get to the park is to try and get Fast Passes for your favourite rides of the day. Fast Passes are essentially electronic tickets that hold your place in line. Even though you may have to wait 30 minutes or so to get one, it beats having to wait 2 hours to get into that ride later that day!


Look for age-appropriate rides

Disneyland is a park great for people of all ages, but you should choose rides that are suitable for the ages of your children. This way you will avoid any accidents that would ruin the entire day for everyone. If the age difference between children is too big, parents should divide into two groups and agree to meet in one place. This will save everyone time and will make your day more enjoyable.


The best fireworks view

If you are not staying at a Disneyland resort hotel, the best place to watch the fireworks show is on the Main Street, to the back of the park’s train station. Not only will you have a great view, but you will also have a fast exit route and manage to avoid the crowds after the show.


For more holiday ideas when travelling with your family, online platforms such as Inspire Holidays offer excellent tips and tricks. Every trip with your family should be fun and memorable, which is why it is worth taking your time to find out everything there is about your destination of choice!



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