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  • Writer's pictureCollin Brazan

Common lingo referring to Disney vacations

Updated: May 16

Disney fans have likely heard an acronym, abbreviation or shortened phrase that represents a bigger part of Walt Disney World® Resort, as the commonly-used WDW represents the resort itself. There are tons of abbreviations and acronyms that don’t pop up often, but some of the more common ones can become confusing for even the most seasoned guests, so having a breakdown can help. This list doesn’t cover every acronym, abbreviation or phrase you’ll ever see, but it should take care of the ones you’ll see most often when planning a trip.

ADR: Advance Dining Reservation

AP: Annual Pass/Passholder

BOG: Be Our Guest Restaurant

CM: Cast Member

CP: College Program (Short for Disney College Program or College Program Cast Member)

CRT: Cinderella’s Royal Table

CS: Counter Service Meal

DAK: Disney’s Animal Kingdom® Theme Park

DCA: Disney’s California Adventure

DCP: Disney College Program

DtD: Downtown Disney® District

DD: Disney Daughter

DDP: Disney Dining Plan

DH: Disney Husband

DHS: Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

DL: Disneyland® Park

DLP: Disneyland Paris

DLR: Disneyland® Resort

DS: Disney Son

DVC: Disney Vacation Club

DW: Disney Wife

ECV: Electronic Convenience Vehicle

EMH: Extra Magic Hours

Everest: Expedition Everest – Legend of the Forbidden Mountain® Attraction

FoLK: Festival of the Lion King

FP: FastPass/FastPass Plus

FoP: Flight of Passage

HM: Haunted Mansion® Attraction

ICP: International College Program

IP: Intellectual Property

MK: Magic Kingdom® Park

MNSSHP: Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party

MSEP: Main Street Electrical Parade

MVMCP: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party

PI: Professional Internship

Pop: Pop Century Resort

POFQ: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – French Quarter

PotC: Pirates of the Caribbean

Poly: Polynesian Resort

POR: Disney’s Port Orleans Resort – Riverside

Property: Any resort location owned by Disney

QS: Quick Service Meal (Used to reference the same thing as Counter Service)

Slinky: Slinky Dog Dash

Space: Space Mountain® Attraction

Splash: Splash Mountain® Attraction

Springs: Disney Springs

Studios: Disney’s Hollywood Studios®

SW: Star Wars

Thunder: Big Thunder Mountain Railroad® Attraction

Tower: The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror™ Attraction

TS: Table Service Meal

TTC: Transportation and Ticket Center

WDW: Walt Disney World Resort

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