Batuu, A Galaxy Far Far Away

In August of 2015, Disney CEO, Bob Iger made an announcement that had every Star Wars fan excited. There was to be a Land created in both Disneyland Park in California and Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida. Black Spire Outpost in Batuu was to be the location we were set off to visit in the Star Wars Galaxy. While it was not a known area of many fans, people were still excited for it. Construction began and we began to become more excited for it. For 3 years we waited and now in August of 2019 it finally opened. For the newcomers of Star Wars or ones who had never seen a movie this is a land that everyone can to enjoy.

 

Setting foot in Batuu you can feel the change in the atmosphere. You are no longer walking around a Hollywood Studios, but in a different Galaxy. Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge to be exact. “Bright Suns” you’ll hear from the local Batuu residents, all of which are eager to show you their favorite things in the land. From special merchandise items only found in the land to amazing food and drinks. You can spend plenty of time walking through the marketplace. Don’t forget to try the blue or green milk! Looking around you see X-wings, Droids and their parts, a Tie-Fighter in an area you know is meant for Empire. You can interact with your favorite Wookie, and make sure you keep an eye out to see another known Rebel around, as well as one not so known. They are happy to take you around and show you some hiding spots from those pesky patrolling Storm Troopers.

 

Once you get deeper in the land you see the one thing everyone who is a Star Wars fan has always wanted to see, the Millennium Falcon, and here in Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge you get that chance. It’s the best hunk of junk you’ve ever seen. Looking at her you know it’s exactly what you thought it would look like in real life. She’s big and beautiful. It doesn’t stop there. You can actually board her and take her for a spin! Who hasn’t dreamed of pulling that lever and going into lightspeed? Or being a gunner on the ship? That’s exactly the experience you’ll get onboard Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. On a cargo run for the rebellion, you’re on a mission and on the run from the Empire knowing they’ll do what they can to stop you. Walking on to the Falcon you can see and feel like you’re actually on the real one. Be aware if lights and sounds start blaring make sure you hit the red button!

 

All in all, Star War’s Galaxy’s Edge in Disney’s Hollywood Studios takes you out of the normal Disney theme park and into a fully immersive land where any kind of Star Wars fan can appreciate it.

 

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Discount Disney Park Tickets: Be Cautious If a Deal Seems to Good to Be True!

Have you ever been to a sports event and saw someone trying to use tickets that were likely stolen or fake?  In most cases, these tickets were purchased from scalpers or other dishonest folks that are just looking to make a buck off of nothing and in the end, the buyer ends up wasting their money on tickets that just don’t work.  Unfortunately, the same thing happens all the time at the Disney parks with fake discount Disney Park tickets.  If you see a ticket deal that seems too good to be true – it likely is.

Visitors who are looking the best deals or who have waited until the last minute to buy tickets and are approaching the park gates often run into scalpers and fake ticket sellers that act as if they are selling a legitimate product. The truth is, the majority of tickets you buy this way won’t get you into the park, as Disney requires a fingerprint of the buyer to use the ticket.  If you are trying to pass off a “used” ticket as your own or have purchased a ticket from an unauthorized seller, then you may find yourself very disappointed when you can’t get into the park.

There are some great ticket deals for Disney parks out there that are legitimate and completely legal.  The trick is to only buy tickets from an authorized Disney ticket seller and to always buy your tickets using a credit card so that you can stop payment and track the seller if the purchase ends up being fraudulent.  Anyone that insists you pay with cash isn’t working on your behalf and should be avoided.

As with anything else in life, taking some time to check out who you are buying from is the best way to protect your purchase.  Research the ticket seller and make sure they are legally allowed to sell Disney tickets (as only a handful of sellers are officially designated as “authorized Disney ticket sellers”,) and that they are running a legitimate business.  When it comes to getting a good deal on discount Disney tickets, it’s just a matter of having some common sense and always being aware of what you are paying for.