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Ultimate Disney Acronyms Guide | Learning the Disney Lingo

Planning a Disney trip can already be confusing, especially if you are a first-timer. Deciding where to stay, how long to stay, picking a budget, and deciding where to eat are all decisions you have to make. When you start diving into everything and all the planning sites out there you come across a whole new world. A world of acronyms, lingo, and abbreviations that can be pretty intimidating. I am sharing with you all the Disney Lingo I know, words and abbreviations to help you successfully plan your Disney trip.

Post Updated: 3/12/19

Disney Lingo & Acronyms

  • 7DMT– 7 Dwarfs Mine Train Ride
  • ADR– Advanced Dining Reservation
  • A&E– Anna and Elsa
  • AK– Animal Kingdom
  • AKL– Animal Kingdom Lodge
  • AKV– Animal Kingdom Villas
  • AoA– Art of Animation Resort
  • AP– Annual Pass
  • A.S.S. – Alien Swirling Saucers, Disney did not quite think that one out, lol! 
  • BBB– Bippity Boppity Boutique
  • BLT– Bay Lake Towers
  • BoG– Be Our Guest Restaurant
  • BTMRR– Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  • CBR– Caribbean Beach Resort
  • CG– California Grill
  • CM– Cast Member (Disney employee)
  • CoP– Carousel of Progress ride
  • CRT– Cinderella’s Royal Table Restaurant
  • CS– Counter Service Restaurant
  • Dapper Day– 2 times a year where guests get all dapper and dressed up.
  • DASDisability Access Service
  • DAWM– Dream Along with Mickey Castle Show (ended in March 2016)
  • DB– Disney Bounding, dressing in the color scheme of your favorite character
  • DCA– Disneyland’s California Adventure
  • DCL– Disney Cruise Line
  • DDP– Disney Dining Plan
  • DL– Disneyland
  • DLP– Disneyland Paris
  • DME– Disney’s Magical Express
  • DRC– Disney Reservation Center
  • DVC– Disney Vacation Club (Disney Timeshare)
  • EMH– Extra Magic Hours
  • EVC– Electric Convenience Vehicle, scooters
  • FoF– Festival of Fantasy Parade
  • FoP – Flight os Passage 
  • FoTLK– Festival of the Lion King
  • FP– Fast Pass
  • GAC– Guest Assistance Card
  • GF– Grand Floridian
  • GKTW– Give Kids the World Hospital
  • H&V– Hollywood & Vine Restaurant
  • HM– Haunted Mansion or Hidden Mickey
  • HoP– Hall of Presidents
  • HS– Hollywood Studios
  • IASW– It’s A Small World Ride
  • LBV– Lake Buena Vista
  • LTT– Liberty Tree Tavern
  • MB– Magic Band
  • MCO– Orlando International Airpot
  • MDE– My Disney Experience App
  • ME– Magical Express (complimentary Disney Shuttle service from MCO to Disney resort)
  • M&G– Meet and Greet
  • MISI – Move It, Shake It!, daily dance party in the Magic Kingdom.
  • MK– Magic Kingdom
  • MM– Memory Maker Photo Package
  • MNSSHP– Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party
  • MSEP– Main Street Electrical Parade
  • MVMCP– Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party
  • OKW– Old Key West Resort
  • POFQ– Port Orleans French Quarter Resort
  • POR– Port Orleans Riverside Resort
  • Poly- Polynesian Resort
  • PoTC– Pirates of the Caribean Ride
  • PP– Photopass
  • QS– Quick Service, same as CS
  • QSR– Quick Service, same as CS
  • RnR– Rock n’ Roller Coaster
  • runDisney– Walt Disney 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon races
  • SDD – Slinky Dog Dash
  • SoG– Shades of Green Military Resort
  • SotMK– Sorcerers of the Magic Kingdom game
  • SWGE – Star Wars Galaxie’s Edge 
  • TL– Typhoon Lagoon
  • ToT– Tower of Terror
  • TS– Table service
  • TSL – Toy Story Land
  • TSM– Toy Story Mania
  • TT– Test Track
  • TTA– Tomorrowland Transit Authority, People Mover
  • TTC– Ticket & Transportation Center
  • TTFN– Ta Ta for Now, a way to say goodbye to Tigger
  • WS– World Showcase
  • WWoS– Wide World of Sports

So hopefully now you know the lingo to decipher this: May you get all your ADR’s, especially BoG. Make sure to use your MDE to book all your FP’s 60 days from your trip; FoP, 7DMT, and BTMRR are my top picks for the MK!

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Thank You for Spreading the Pixie Dust!

Pat J

Tuesday 13th of September 2016

This will be a great help for those who are trying to plan and have never come across them before.

Tonya Blackstone-Coleman

Thursday 26th of May 2016

Wow, I would have been in the dark without this list! thanks for all the translations.

Chastity Beene

Wednesday 25th of May 2016

I had no idea such lingo existed! Going to send this to my Disney obsessed niece

Star Traci

Wednesday 25th of May 2016

Haha! I had no idea. It's like talking to my hubby who speaks in military lingo -- all initials, as well. :-) Traci

Homemade & Yummy

Wednesday 25th of May 2016

I didn't know they had their own lingo. Something to learn that's for sure.