Orlando Local Customs

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  • Local Customs
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  • 1. Tipping

    tipping at restaurants and bars is an american custom. by law in the united states servers only receive 1/2 of the minimum wage so to make a living they depend on tips. servers basically are outside...

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  • 2. Crowds,Queues, etc.

    FASTPASS is Disney's answer to long lines. It is essentially a "virtual" queuing system. Just insert your park pass into the FASTPASS machine and obtain your ticket with a time to return to ride the...

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  • 3. Theme Parks

    Walt Disney World began FastPass+ in 2013. Disney resort guests can select three FastPass+ attractions and/or entertainment experiences per day (all in the same park) through the My Disney Experience...

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  • 4. FLORIDA: Facts and Figures...

    Little did you know.... Semoran Boulevard was named as such because it runs between SEMinole and ORANge county.... Orlando International Airport does not have the call letters of OIA (even though the...

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  • 5. Disney Characters

    During our last visit to Disney in february 2015; they had started to put out some Disney themed Easter merchandise. We found an Easter Mickey stuffed animal we just had to buy for our nephew; he...

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  • 6. Shopping

    Always look out for vouchers, they can be found in leaflets and booklets almost everywhere and there are even some on the internet and can save you several dollars from virtually everything...

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  • 7. Animals

    Never feed wild alligators!!! It is illegal to feed alligators in the wild. If you feed an alligator in the wild, you are putting other people at risk and probably condemning the alligator to death....

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  • 10. Magic Bands

    Magic Bands are wristbands with a touch point sensor inside. Magic Bands are used to open the door of your Disney resort hotel; enter theme parks, check in with...

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  • 11. Rapid Fill Mugs

    Rapid Fill is a refillable drink program available at the Disney resorts. These mugs have a bar code that is scanned when you refill your drinks and is...

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  • 12. Mickey Pretzel

    Mickey pretzels are always a treat and who doesn't want a Mickey shaped pretzel... The pretzels are sold in a few varieties: standard flavor, jalapeno cheese...

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  • 13. Dole Whip

    One of our favorite cool treats in the Magic Kingdom is a Dole Whip or the Dole Whip Swirl. The Dole Whip is a icecream/sherbert type treat and is a tasty...

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  • 14. Mickey's Premium Ice Cream Bar

    All the Disney Parks and properties sell the Mickey Premium Ice cream bars and other Mickey themed ice cream treats. I had never eaten one before but Liz...

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  • 15. Valentine's Day Disney Style

    Our most recent visit to Disney was during February 2015 and we were actually there for Valentine's Day. The parks were full of Disney themed Valentine's...

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  • 16. Mickey Ears

    At Disney World you can be a kid again and with a pair of Mickey Ears the transformation is complete. There is a variety of Mickey Ears available for kids and...

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  • 17. Pin Trading

    I had never heard of such a thing as "Pin Trading". Liz had told me that it's a Disney custom and has become an obsession for some die hard Disney...

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  • 18. Disney Treats

    My wife and I love the Disney themed treats available in the parks, shops and resorts. You can find everything from Mickey Candy apples, Mickey cookies, rice...

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  • 19. BEST RADIO STATION

    BEST RADIO STATIONReal Radio 104.1 FMwww.realradio.fmTalk radio is usually hideous. But if you have the choice of suffering the wagging tongues of right-wing...

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  • 20. Pressed Pennies & Quarters

    I had seen machines that do souvenir coins in other places before so this was not a new thing for me to see. It is a custom for Liz to get pressed pennies from...

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  • 21. Orlandos best

    BEST PLACE TO RID YOURSELF OF DEMONSThe Labyrinth at the First Unitarian Church of Orlando1901 E. Robinson St., (407) 898-3621www.fuconet.orgThe goal is to gain...

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  • 22. No speak espanol?!

    When visiting southern FL, southern CA, or even West TX you mite want to brusch up on your'e spainish, because 3/4 of the pop's in theese area's speak only...

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  • 23. BEST SPANISH FOOD

    BEST SPANISHCafé Aragon2415 Aloma Ave., Winter Park, (407) 671-2222, www.cafearagon.comOK, it might be best by near-default, but just because Café Aragon's menu...

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  • 24. BEST SEAFOOD

    BEST SEAFOODHigh Tide Harry's925 N. Semoran Blvd., (407) 273-4422, www.hightideharrys.comWe're very aware of the fact that there are prettier, more elegant (and...

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  • 25. BEST MIDDLE EASTERN

    BEST MIDDLE EASTERNCedar's Restaurant7732 W. Sand Lake Road, (407) 351-6000The thing about Middle Eastern food is, well, every restaurant serves the same stuff...

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