Some times it’s nice to sit down with a good book and read about your next holiday, travel books can provide a wealth of knowledge and tips which are east to dip into and read up about the specific part you were interested in. That’s why we’ve curated some of our personal favourites here all the books below have been personally tried and tested simply click on any of the pictures and it will take you straight to for even more details.

Planning Books

Brits Guide 2016

This guide brings you the most up-to-date information on the best of Orlando, from our resident experts. It includes insider tips on how to beat the queues and save money and how to plan ahead to get the most fun from your trip.

All the major theme parks are covered and include ratings for each ride and useful pop-up maps for downloading to smart phones. You’ll also find detailed listings on hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets. Plus Brit Guide readers get the added bonus of discounts and special offers from our Orlando Partners.

Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2016

Compiled and written by a team of experienced researchers whose work has been cited by such diverse sources as USA Today and Operations Research Forum, The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World digs deeper and offers more than any other guide. The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World explains how Disney World works and how to use that knowledge to make every minute and every dollar of your vacation count.

With advice that is direct, prescriptive, and detailed, it takes the guesswork out of travel by unambiguously rating and ranking everything from hotels, restaurants, and attractions to rental car companies. With an Unofficial Guide in hand, and authors Bob Sehlinger and Len Testa as guides, find out what’s available in every category, from best to worst, and use step-by-step detailed plans to help make the most of time at Walt Disney World.

The Complete Guide to FastPass+ & My Disney Experience

Are you planning your first Disney vacation? Are you a return visitor who hasn’t been to the land of the Mouse in the past year or two? Don’t leave home without The Complete Guide to FastPass+ and My Disney Experience!
Used at the parks and resorts throughout Walt Disney World, FastPass+ is Disney’s all-new electronic reservation system used to save your place in line for Disney World’s top attractions, and to secure premium seating at Disney shows, character meet and greets, and more! My Disney Experience is the reservation system’s FREE companion app which you’re sure to need to make the most of your Disney experience when you travel to the world’s #1 theme park and entertainment mecca.

Books about Walt Disney World

The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World

Your guide to Disney’s hidden treasures–including Fantasyland and Storybook Circus secrets!

Whether this is your first or fiftieth visit, you’d be surprised at how much you miss during your trip to Walt Disney World. From where to find hidden Imagineer signatures to the secrets behind the carriage numbers in the Casey Jr. Splash ‘N’ Soak play area, learn all about the hidden magic that permeates these fabulous resorts in this tell-all handbook. You will also get the insider’s take on:

The Disney family coat of arms standing guard at the entrance to Cinderella Castle
The surprise song that plays in the Seven Dwarfs Mine Train queue area
The mysterious concentric circles in the Temple of Heaven in Epcot’s China pavilion
The lipstick stain on the champagne glass sitting on the table in the Tower of Terror
Complete with a whole new section on the Fantasyland and Storybook Circus expansion, The Hidden Magic of Walt Disney World, 2nd Edition will inspire you to relive the magic year after year!

Imagineering Field Guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom

The third in a series of pocket-sized paperbacks answers the question, “What would it be like to walk through Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park with an Imagineer by your side?” The Imagineering Field Guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom provides that experience: pointing out details and telling stories, back stories, and Imagineering insights never before heard, condensed into a portable, easily-referenced park guide. You’ll never spend time at Walt Disney World the same way again.

Hidden Mickeys: A Field Guide to Walt Disney World’s Best Kept Secrets

Described as a must have and definitely something that you’ll want to bring along the next time you head down to WDW by Disney guru Jim Hill of, Steve Barrett’s Hidden Mickeys is a necessity for Walt Disney World buffs. This updated third edition adds scores of new hidden Mickeys and eliminates those erased by time.