The wait is now over! Sandcastle Wishes Travel is now booking 2018 vacation packages for Walt Disney World Resort!
On June 20th, 2017, The Walt Disney World Resort opened bookings for 2018 vacation packages for arrivals January 1st through December 31st, 2018. However, because system limitations prevent us from booking stays where the last date of your vacation would be more than 499 days in the future, visits for November and December 2018 won’t be available until later this summer.
New for 2018, Magic Your Way Vacation Packages that include a Disney Dining Plan will offer several new beverage options during meals*. Guests under 21 can choose (1) non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered). Guests over 21 can choose either one (1) single serving non-alcoholic beverage (including specialty beverages where offered) or one (1) single serving mixed cocktail, beer, or wine (where offered) within their meal entitlement.
A single serving non-alcoholic beverage includes items such as:
- Artisanal Milkshakes
- Fresh Smoothies
- Premium Hot chocolates
- Soda, Coffee, or Tea
A single serving alcoholic beverage includes items such as:
- Beer or Cider
- Wine or Sangria
- Mixed Drinks and Specialty Cocktails
Also, when you book your 2018 Walt Disney World Resort Vacation Package through the Walt Disney Travel Company and Sandcastle Wishes Travel, your package comes with several Magical Extras to help make your stay extra special**. For 2018, quite a few new Magical Extras have been added to the offerings for our Walt Disney World Resort guests who will be checking in Jan. 1 – Dec. 31, 2018. New offers include:
- Dining Discounts at Planet Hollywood Observatory, EARL OF SANDWICH, Wolfgang Puck Express, and Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop
- Merchandise Discounts and/or gifts with purchase at Basin, JOHNNY WAS, Live Trends, Set the Bar, Sublime Gifts and Finds, Sugarboo & Co., UGG, and Vince Camuto
Other current Magical Extras include:
- Miniature Golf: Four (4) vouchers per package valid for one (1) 18-hole round of miniature golf prior to 4:00 p.m. on one (1) day for ONE (1) Guest at either Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course or Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course.
- ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex: Four (4) vouchers per package valid for one (1) general admission to ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on one (1) day for ONE (1) Guest. Valid only on event days. Some events require an additional admission charge.
- Sammy Duvall Water Sports: 10% off the non-discounted price of all activities, including parasailing, waterskiing, wakeboarding, tubing trips and personal watercraft rentals at Sammy Duvall Water Sports Centre located at Disney’s Contemporary Resort. Restrictions apply.
- Splitsville Luxury Lanes: Receive 10% off the non-discounted price of bowling (walk-in bowling only); receive 10% on the purchase of food and non-alcoholic beverages (dine-in only); and receive 10% off the non-discounted price of merchandise at Splitsville Luxury Lanes™ located in Disney Springs® West Side.
- Various Dining Discounts at House of Blues Restaurant & Bar and select Joffrey’s Coffee and Tea Company locations
- Various Merchandise Discounts at Crystal Arts by Arribas Brothers, Curl® by Sammy Duvall, Pop Gallery, and Something Silver
Contact your Vacation Genie today to start planning your 2018 Walt Disney World Resort Vacation!
*Most beer, wine and mixed drink beverages included, some exceptions apply. Guests must be age 21 and over and present valid ID to be served one (1) alcoholic beverage. Alcoholic beverages may only be redeemed with a quick-service or table-service meal entitlement.
**Benefits are valid for arrivals January 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018. To receive any of the benefits listed, the Magical Extras Savings Card must be presented at time of purchase or a voucher must be presented to the host or hostess at participating locations. Benefits can only be used during your Walt Disney Travel Company package stay and are nontransferable and void if sold. All benefits, services and locations are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions and exclusions may apply. All offers are not valid with any other offer, discount or promotion. Valid for the number of Guests in the package. All dining discounts exclude applicable tax and gratuities. May not be redeemed for cash in whole or in part. Other restrictions may apply.