Friday, July 1, 2011

Commonly Used Disney Vacation Abbreviations and Acronyms You May See Me Use

Below is a list of abbreviations and acronyms commonly used in "Disney-speak". The ones that are bolded are ones I tend to use.  Clicking "here" will take you to an even more extensitve list.

ADR-Advance Dining Reservations
AKA – Also known as
AK – Animal Kingdom
AKL – Animal Kingdom Lodge
AKV - Animal Kingdon Villas
AP - Annual Pass
AFAIK – As far as I know
ASMo – All Star Movies
ASMu – All Star Music
ASSp – All Star Sports

BB – Blizzard Beach
BC – Beach Club
BCV – Beach Club Villas
BF – Boyfriend
BIL - Brother-in-Law
BLT - Bay Lake Towers
BR – Bedroom (i.e., 1BR, 2BR)
BTMRR - Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
BTW – By the way
BW - Boardwalk
BWI – Boardwalk Inn
BWV – Boardwalk Villas

CBR – Caribbean Beach Resort
CP - Crystal Palace
CoP – Carousel of Progress
CR - Contemporary Resort
CRO – Central Reservations Office
CRT - Cinderella’s Royal table
CSR – Coronado Springs Resort

DCL - Disney Cruise Line
DD – Disney/Dear/Darling daughter
DH – Disney/Dear/Darling husband
DL – DisneyLand (Anaheim)
DLP – Disneyland Paris
DME - Disney's Magical Express
DS – Disney Studios (MGM)
DS – Disney/Dear/Darling son
DTD - Downtown Disney
DVC - Disney Vacation Club

DW – Disney/Dear/Darling wife

EE - Expedition Everest
EMH - Extra Magic Hours

FIL - Father-in-law
FP - Fast Pass
FW – Fort Wilderness Campground
FW - Future World at Epcot
FYI - For your information

GF - Grand Floridian/Girlfriend
GMR - Great Movie Ride

HHI - Hilton Head Island Resort
HSM - High School Musical

IASW – It’s a Small World
IG - International Gateway
IoA – Islands of Adventure (Universal-not Disney)

JIYI - Journey Into Your Imagination

KTTW – Key to the world card (room key and possibly charge and ticket while in WDW and on DCL)

LOS - Length of Stay

MCO - Orlando International Airport
MIL - Mother-in-law
MK – Magic Kingdom
MNSSHP - Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party
MS – Member Services
M:S – Mission Space
MYMCP - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
MYW - Magic Your Way

OCD - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OKW - Old Key West

PAP - Premium Annual Pass
PD - Pixie Dust
PI - Pleasure Island
PoC/PotC - Pirates of the Caribbean
Poly – Polynesian Resort
POP – Pop Century
POFQ – Port Orleans French Quarter
POR – Port Orleans Riverside (fka Dixie Landings)
PTC - '50s Prime Time Cafe
PV – Preferred View

RCI - (not sure if this is an acronym or a name, but it is the DVC exchange partner)
RnR – Rockin’ Roller Coaster

SAB - Storm Along Bay
SE - Spaceship Earth
SGE - Stitch's Great Escape
SIL - Sister-in-law
SM - Space Mountain
SO – Significant Other
Splash - Splash Mountain
SSR – Saratoga Springs Resort
SV – Standard View
SW – Sea World
SWW - Star Wars Weekend

TGMR - The Great Movie Ride
TL - Typhoon Lagoon
ToT – Tower of Terror
TGM - Tour Guide Mike
TSMM - Toy Story Midway Mania (sometimes also TSM - Toy Story Mania)
TT – Test Track
TTC – Ticket and Transportation Center
TTA – Tomorrowland Transit Authority

UG - The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World
US/IOA – Universal Studios/Islands of Adventure

VB – Vero Beach
VGC - Villas at the Grand Californian
VWL – Villas at the Wilderness Lodge (aka WLV)

WDW – Walt Disney World
WL – Wilderness Lodge
WLV - Wilderness Lodge Villas (aka VWL)
WS – World Showcase

YC – Yacht Club
YMMV – Your mileage may vary

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