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Should You Use A Disney Travel Agent?

Although general travel agents aren't needed as much anymore, destination-specific agents are still invaluable since they provide such detailed guidance on a specific place. Dish's $20 a month service, the first from a distributor, will be available through Internet-connected devices such as Amazon Fire TV, Roku and Google Nexus Player for TVs, tablets, computers and smartphones and will include TV programming from ABC, ESPN and Maker Studios, Time Warner's (TWX.N) TNT, CNN, TBS, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, and Food Network, HGTV and Travel Channel.

Before you travel, you receive a custom itinerary with all the tips you need for a magical vacation. The best part is our services are complimentary to you with any booked Disney vacation. It's been proven that if you use a travel agent, you are more likely to get a better value for your money and to have an overall more magical experience. Sure, you can book directly with Disney, but why would you if you can have the personalized attention of your own travel agent and pay the same price? You've trusted us with your Disney vacation, something you have worked hard to provide for your family.

The owner of and , Pete Werner, is the founder of and part owner in Dreams Unlimited Travel. Dreams Unlimited Travel was founded in 1999 (two years after the launch of the DIS) to address what Pete saw as a gap in the travel market. Traditional travel agents didn't have much experience with Disney - they based their recommendations solely on Disney's marketing material. Disney won't tell you when a restaurant isn't any good, or if there are a high number of complaints with a particular hotel, and for the most part, neither would traditional travel agents. This site is not affiliated in any way with the Walt Disney Company or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.

All of the information found here on and on our forums at is regularly reviewed by our agents and staff and incorporated into the information that Dreams Unlimited Travel provides to their clients. Also, every Dreams Unlimited Travel agent is a graduate of the College of Disney Knowledge and each agent routinely visits Walt Disney World for their Walt Disney World Resort Package specials own family vacations. Disney Specialists” have completed the College of Disney Knowledge, an online course offered by Disney that covers Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line. Believe it or not, a travel agent can easily become a Disney Specialist” in a few hours, without ever having visited a Disney vacation destination in person!

Travel agents are generally geared toward long-term planning (one month in advance or more). That's primarily because it can take 3-4 weeks for them to get the paperwork from Disney once they've made your reservations, and then they have to get that paperwork to you. One of the most important things you need to find out about a travel agency is how they handle payments. If you give them a credit card number, the card payment should be processed by Disney.