26 Ways to Do Disney on a Budget
Raechel Conover contributed to this story.
Staying at Disney hotels certainly costs a bit more money. The flip side is that visitors who choose accommodations on Disney World property receive free transportation to and from the Orlando airport, which is no small savings, according to authorized Disney vacation planners Joanna Bistline and Lauren Lieberman. "We think this is a better value," Bistline says. "You don't have to rent a car and you get added perks, such as getting the Magic Bands (a bracelet device that enables access to parks, reserved activities, and Disney hotel rooms) which typically cost around $15, for free."
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