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Q & A with a Disney travel agent   PREP035 from @WDWPrepSchoolWhat’s it like to work with a travel agent? Who do they think should use the Disney Dining Plan?

I have an interview today with my favorite agent, Cheryl Koren, where she gives her thoughts on that.

I also have a quick tip for on-site guests to make sure they get to make all of their dining reservations 180 days before their trip begins.

Q & A with a Disney travel agent   PREP035 from @WDWPrepSchool

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How to have a laid back Disney World trip   PREP034 from @WDWPrepSchoolWant to plan a trip that is partially or entirely laid back? It is possible and I have tips today on how to manage touring, dining and more with a laid-back approach.

I also have a quick tip on the right order to make dining reservations in.

How to have a laid back Disney World trip   PREP034 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Answers to 5 questions I get asked a lot   PREP033 from @WDWPrepSchoolThere are some questions that seem to come up over and over again and today I’m discussing my answers to questions about things like when to book Disney World trips, how to get discounts, what things are worth it for most people + other questions that frequently come up.

I also have a quick tip of the day about how to get a good spot in a line that grows as soon as the parks open.

Answers to 5 questions I get asked a lot   PREP033 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Planning a deluxe 1 week trip for 4 people for under $5k   PREP032 from @WDWPrepSchool$5000 seems like a lot for a week-long family trip but it’s amazing how easy it is to spend way more than on a Disney World trip.

Today I have tips for planning a deluxe-quality, 7 night trip for a family of 4 for less than $5000.

I also have a quick tip to help you keep your MagicBands secure on your Disney World vacation.

Planning a deluxe 1 week trip for 4 people for under $5k   PREP032 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Avoiding lines during your Disney World trip   PREP031 from @WDWPrepSchoolPerhaps the thing that stresses people out the most about planning Disney World trips is the idea that they’ll end up standing in lines for hours on end.

Although there are plenty of different places where you can encounter lines, good planning can help you to avoid most of them.

Avoiding lines during your Disney World trip   PREP031 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Disney World for princess lovers   PREP030 from @WDWPrepSchoolDisney World has noticed how popular the princess attractions are and has gradually been adding more over the years.

Today, I have advice for princess-lovers on which hotels to stay at, where to eat and some special touches you can add to your trip.

I also have a quick tip with an alternative to itchy costumes.

Disney World for princess lovers   PREP030 from @WDWPrepSchool

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How to do Disney World with little ones   PREP029 from @WDWPrepSchoolTaking little kids to Disney World can be lots of fun but there’s a lot to take into consideration when making plans with them.

Today, I have tips on how to plan trips that include little kids, including when to go, where to stay and how to tour.

I also have a quick tip about flying with little kids and making sure that you’re seated together.

How to do Disney World with little ones   PREP029 from @WDWPrepSchool

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10 things most Disney World first timers dont know   PREP028 from @WDWPrepSchoolToday, I have a list of 10 things most first-time visitors to Disney World don’t know before their trips, including some info to help explain each of these things.

I also have a quick tip about how to know when to book the flights for your trip, especially since prices have gone up the last couple of years so it’s hard to know when you’re getting a good deal.

10 things most Disney World first timers dont know   PREP028 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Disney World for adults   PREP027 from @WDWPrepSchoolThe #1 request I get is for info on things to do at Disney World for adults. I’m in the middle of planning my own adults-only trip and I’ve got some ideas for you on when to go, where to stay and things to do during an adults-only Disney World trip.

I also have a tip on when to book your trip and how to apply discounts to your reservation.

Disney World for adults   PREP027 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Adding time at Universal to a Disney World trip   PREP026 from @WDWPrepSchoolPeople visiting Orlando for a Disney World trip might want to also spend some time at Universal.

Today, I have some information on Universal and my tips on adding it to your Disney World trip.

I also have a quick tip about how to easily rent a car to use for the day when staying at an on-site Disney resort.

Adding time at Universal to a Disney World trip   PREP026 from @WDWPrepSchool

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5 secret Disney World tips   PREP025 from @WDWPrepSchoolToday, I have 5 secret Disney World tips that you might not know.

After hearing each one, you’ll have to decide if they make sense for you.

I also have a quick tip of the day regarding what time of day you can make FastPass+ reservations.

5 secret Disney World tips   PREP025 from @WDWPrepSchool

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My favorite WDW resorts in each category   PREP024 from @WDWPrepSchoolThere are a couple dozen on-site resorts at Disney World. I often share matter-of-fact info on each but today, I’m telling you my favorites in each category.

I also have a quick tip about how to get Disney Dollars before your trip.

My favorite WDW resorts in each category   PREP024 from @WDWPrepSchool

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My favorite restaurants at Disney World   PREP023 from @WDWPrepSchoolI sometimes share dining info about Disney World restaurants but don’t often talk about which locations I really like.

Today, I’m telling you my 5 favorite Quick Service and Table Service restaurants.

And my quick tip of the day is a trick to avoid waiting in long lines at 1 of my favorite Quick Service restaurants.

My favorite restaurants at Disney World   PREP023 from @WDWPrepSchool

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How to use FastPass+ at WDW (on site and off site)   PREP022 from @WDWPrepSchoolFastPass+ is a super hot topic right now as all of Disney World officially converts from the old legacy FastPass system to the new system as of this week.

Today, I’ll talk about how to use FastPass+ for both on-site and off-site guests.

I also have a quick tip about who should buy Park Hopper tickets.

How to use FastPass+ at WDW (on site and off site)   PREP022 from @WDWPrepSchool

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Dealing with closures and refurbishment on WDW trips   PREP021 from @WDWPrepSchoolThere are always things that happen during Disney World trips that are less-than-ideal and people traveling during the first part of the year often have to handle more of that than anybody else.

Today, we’ll talk about how to deal with closures, refurbishments and other disappointments during Disney World trips.

I also have a quick tip about shopping for Disney World trips when it’s not summer where you live.

Dealing with closures and refurbishment on WDW trips   PREP021 from @WDWPrepSchool

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