If you are going to visit Disney for a birthday, let the hotel and restaurants know. My daughter received many free gifts, like cards signed by characters and staff, placemats, and even a pin.
We found that early November is a great time to go to Disney. We did not have any wait longer than 30 minutes, and most rides were either walk-on or with a wait of 5 to 10 minutes. Plus the parks close a little earlier and open a little later, so if you are traveling with either younger or older companions, you get more time to rest.
Our favorite nighttime show (all the parks have them, except for Animal Kingdom, as it closes at dusk) is Fantasmic. Tip: Get there an hour early...Read More