Although visiting Disneyland Paris isn't exactly cheap it can be done on a budget and you can still have a fantastic trip whilst saving some cash.
Travelling to Disneyland Paris:
Drive - If you are in the south-east, driving is usually a good option with P&O Ferries, or another ferry company and Eurotunnel being good value at about £50-£100 return for a car-full of people crossing from the UK to France. From there is it an easy 3.5 hour drive. There are 20 euros of toll roads each way and of course you'll to pay for petrol too.
A budget flight - Starting at just £20-30, these can be great value...
1. Think about it - do you really need a Disney hotel? They are nice but are very expensive. A nearby hotel such as the Kyriad will let you stay for just £50 a night. See our hotels section. (A non-Disney hotel will not allow you extra magic hours and you'll have to buy your own park tickets)
2. Buy an annual pass - if you plan on visiting for 3 of more days buying an annual passport is advisable, it works out...
At the Parks:
1. Eat at McDonalds - There's a McDonalds at the Disney village which sells fast-food at a fraction of the price of that in the parks.
2. Meal vouchers - If you want to eat at a counter service twice a day then pre-purchase these online or over the phone. They can added at the time of booking or at a later date before your trip.
3. Packed lunches - You can make your own packed lunches or save a few croissants from breakfast at your hotel. There's also a supermarket at the Marne-Le-Vallee train station that stocks essentials which you can take with you. Or if you're traveling via Eurostar or by Car bring your own food with you.
4. Combine photos - If you are going on multiple attractions paying 15 euros for a single photo can start to eat into your budget when visiting multiple rides. Instead note down your ride photo number at each attraction. Then walk to...
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