WDW Prep To Go Podcast

Confessions: 6 mistakes I’ve made planning WDW trips – PREP011

Over the years, I’ve made some mistakes when planning Disney World trips. Today, I’m sharing 6 of those with you, including 1 that I made earlier this year. I’m hoping you’ll learn from things I’ve done wrong and avoid doing the same on your trip. I’ve also got a tip for you on where to order Disney gifts that can be shipped to your house.

Great apps for Disney World trips – PREP010

There are lots of apps to choose from and today, I’ve got a list of some good ones that cover everything from weather to finances to dining at Disney World. This show also includes my very first guest on the podcast – Stephanie of CapturingMagic.me and the Capturing Magic podcast. At the end, I’ve also got a quick tip on helping your kids prep for your trip.

How to celebrate special occasions at Disney World – PREP008

Lots of people plan their Disney World trips around celebrating a special event. Today, I’ve got tips for extra things you can do for those special occasions, including some free options and some that are expensive but highly customizable. I’ve also got a quick tip on how I suggest booking those hard-to-get reservations so that you have the best chance of getting them.

Pros and cons of FastPass+ – PREP006

(Article last updated: August 4, 2014) As the new FastPass+ system has rolled out, people have had lots of questions about how it works. Today, I’ve got a list of pros and cons of the new FastPass+ system and a quick tip on how to remember your trip.

6 ways to save without looking like a cheapskate – PREP005

(Article last updated: August 4, 2014) I like to save money but not to the point of looking like a cheapskate. Today, I have 6 tips for you on saving money on your Disney World trip that will still allow you to get the full experience. I also have a quick tip on what I think is the very best time to visit Disney World and pay the least while being able to do the most.

Free Dining! Free Dining! Free Dining! – PREP004

The title of this post is a recap of the subject lines of most of the emails I receive. I have some info on who should use Free Dining and tips on making the best use of it. I also have a couple of other tips for people wanting to use Child Swap and a room request tip for people staying at Art of Animation.

Should you use PhotoPass on your trip? – PREP003

PhotoPass can be kind of hard to understand. I’ve got some info on who should use it and what I think you should purchase from the PhotoPass service. I’ve also got tips on planning Table Service meals and a way to make your child easier to find inside one of the attractions at Hollywood Studios.

Animal Kingdom Epcot Hollywood Studios Magic Kingdom Water Parks
Complete guide to Disney’s Animal Kingdom
Everything we know about the new Toy Story Land
Complete guide to Disney’s Hollywood Studios
Planning Process Overview Step 1: Pick a Date Step 2: Lodging Step 3: Make a Daily Plan Step 4: Dining Step 5: Park Touring Step 6: Extra Magic
Disney World breakfast reservations and a ride – before the park opens!
Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique review/tips
Disney After Hours (dates, cost, how to plan your time)
Babies and Toddlers Characters General Reference Group Travel Luxury Saving Money Special Needs Technology Transportation
How Disney World Annual Passes can save money (even if you only go once)
Should you use a Disney travel agent?
How to get Disney World discounts – PREP154