Vacation Planning Specialist – Nicole!

Independent Travel Agent with The Vacation Wizards!

Planning your March 2016 Walt Disney World Vacation!

on January 8, 2016

Here is some helpful tips and information for vacationers that are looking into visiting the Walt Disney World Resort during the month of March 2016!

The top three questions that everyone always asks is; how’s the weather, is it crowded and how much will it cost me? Well keep reading because I’m about to tell you!

During the month of March you will experience some average crowd levels and some times pretty heavy crowd levels as well as some warm and cool temperatures. I like to say that March is the kind of weather when it’s winter in the shade but summer in the sun?

March 2016 Crowd Calendar

– Holidays/Events –

There is only one Holiday throughout the month of March and that is Easter. Pretty much all of the schools are out for their Spring Breaks throughout the month of March and on into early April. Easter falls on March 27th this year so expect the heaviest of crowds for March to be somewhere around that time.

March is also the start to EPCOT’s Flower and Garden Festival. The event is free with your admission ticket into the park. You will have to bring extra cash to purchase the food and drink that is limited to this event only. To find out more about the Flower and Garden Festival click here.

– How’s the Weather? –

Like I said earlier, March’s weather is when it’s winter in the shade and summer in the sun. You can expect to have a pretty chilly morning and evening with a very warm midday. You might even pack a bathing suite and try out your resort’s pool! The National Weather channel has a average high for Central Florida at 78 and the low at 56.

– Advanced Dining Reservations & FastPass+ –

If you are planing on getting advanced dining reservations you will need to book your reservations 180 Days from your arrival date in order to get your First choice restaurants. Your 180 Days out mark for March vacations is in September.

Also, if you are staying on property you can reserve your FastPass+ 60 Days before your arrival date. Your 60 Days out mark for March vacations will be in January.

– Let’s Do the Math! –

So how much would your vacation cost for a visit to the Walt Disney World during the month of March?

The Tremaine Family wants to take a long weekend/quick trip to the Walt Disney World Resort. The children in this family are a little older, Anastasia being 16 and Drizella is 13. They are interested in adding the Park Hopper option to their tickets and are playing around with the idea of purchasing a Dining Plan. They have decided to stay at the Pop Century Resort for 5 nights and 4 days. Their total vacation cost with the Park Hopper and Dining Plan is $3,287.00.

The Charming Family wants to take Grandma and Grandpa along with their two boys. The boys love the movie Cars! They have decided to stay at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort in a Cars Family Suite for 6 nights and 5 days. They have decided on going with a 5-Day Base ticket and the Dining Plan. Their total vacation cost for 4-Adults, two children, a 5-Day Base Ticket and the Dining Plan will be $7,045.50.

Rapunzel and Flynn are going on their honeymoon! They will be onsite for 6-Days and 7-Nights. They will be staying at the Grand Floridian and have chosen to stay in a Theme Park View Room so that they can watch Wishes from their room! Their total vacation cost will be $8,384.18.

I hope the information that I have provided will help those out that are looking into visiting the Walt Disney World Resort in March 2016. If you have any additional questions that were not answered in this post, please ask away!

Thank you for your time and I look forward to hearing from you!

 

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