Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Abbreviations, Acronyms and Initialisms for newbie Disney Dorks

 By Dawn Gosdin

WDW-Walt Disney World Resorts:


ASM-All Star Music

ASMO-All Star Movies

AS SPORT-All Star Sports

PC-Pop Century

AOA-Art of Animation


CBR-Caribbean Beach Resort

CSR-Coronado Springs Resort

POR-Port Orleans Riverside

POFQ-Port Orleans French Quarter

FW- Fort Wilderness


AKL-Animal Kingdom Lodge

AKV-Animal Kingdom Villas

BC-Beach Club

BCV-Beach Club Villas

BWI-Boardwalk Inn

BWV-Boardwalk Villas

GF-Grand Floridian

GFV-Grand Floridian Villas


YC-Yacht Club


WL-Wilderness Lodge

WLV-Wilderness Lodge Villas

OKW- Old Key West

SSR-Saratoga Springs Resort

SOG-Shades of Green (Military Resort onsite)

S&D-Swan & Dolphin Resort


MK-Magic Kingdom

AK-Animal Kingdom


DHS-Disney Hollywood Studios

BB-Blizzard Beach

TL-Typhoon Lagoon

DTD-Downtown Disney

WWOS-Wide World of Sports (Sports Complex)

Key Words:

WD-Walt Disney

CRO-Central Reservation Office

AP- Annual Passport

APR-Annual Pass Rate

PAP-Premium Annual Pass

CM-Cast Member

ADR-Advance Dining Reservation

TIW-Tables in Wonderland (previously DDE-Disney Dining Experience)

EMH-Extra Magic Hour

TTA-Transit & Ticket Authority (Transportation Main Hub)

TTC-Transportation & Ticket Center

DCL-Disney Cruise Line

FE-Fish Extender (DCL Family Mailbox Game)

DVC-Disney Vacation Club

DME-Disney Magical Express

MCO-Orlando International Airport

MNSSHP-Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party (seasonal extra purchase)

MVMCP-Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party (seasonal extra Purchase)

ECV-Electric Convenience Vehicle

DQ-Disney Quest

EWP-Electrical Water Pageant (Monorail Resort Hotels can watch from their Resort this Magical Lighted Water Parade) GF, POLY, CR, WL, FW & their Villas.

FP-Fastpass (Before Magic Bands)

MDE-My Disney Experience (Disney Website Personal Reservation System)

IG-International Gateway (Entrance to EPCOT from Boardwalk)

WS-World Showcase (Restaurant Row in back of EPCOT Park)

MYW-Magic Your Way (Park Ticket)

P&PD-Prayers & Pixie Dust

PM-Private Message

PS-Priority Seating

Dining (few):

CRT-Cinderella’s Royal Table

BOG-Be Our Guest

B&C-Beaches & Cream

WC-Whispering Canyon

CP-Crystal Palace

CG-California Grill

V&A-Victoria & Albert’s

LC-Le Cellier

R&C-Rose & Crown Pub


Pixie Dust-Magical Disney LOVE, Glittery Happy Thoughts.

CM’S-Chef Mickeys


DH-Disney Husband

DW-Disney Wife

DD-Disney Daughter

DS-Disney Son

FIL-Father in Law

MIL-Mother in Law

BIL-Brother in law

SIL-Sister in Law

DBF-Disney Boyfriend

DGF-Disney Girlfriend

DF-Disney Fiancé

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  2. This is exactly what us Disneyland folk need! And every other Disney newbie! Thanks for this Dawn. I'm printing it up and taking it with me on my next trip to WDW

  3. I learned so much from this article Dawn. I had no idea of all these acronyms,abbreviations and Intialisms. I agree with Gayle, I printed a list for myself already!