5 things that are “worth it” for most people going to WDW – PREP012

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5 things that are worth it for most people going to Disney WorldI get asked several times a week if various things are "worth it" at Disney World.

That's a hard question to answer without knowing somebody's personality or budget.

Today, I've assembled a list of 5 things that I think are worth doing for nearly everybody visiting Disney World.

I also have a quick tip about a secret entrance into 1 of the parks.

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

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6 mistakes I've made on Disney World trips - PREP011Over 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.

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Great apps for Disney World trips – PREP010

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Favorite Disney World appsThere 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.

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The pros and cons of using a Disney travel agent – PREP009

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the pros and cons of using a Disney agentTrying to decide if you want to book your trip on your own or use an agent?

I've got a list of pros/cons of using an agent + some tips to help you find a good one.

I've also got a quick tip for families who want multiple beds so the kids don't have to share a bed in their Disney resort room.

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How to celebrate special occasions at Disney World – PREP008

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How to celebrate special occasions at Disney WorldLots 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.

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How to navigate with Disney World transportation – PREP007

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how to navigate Disney World transportationDisney World provides free transportation to get between the theme parks, resorts and Downtown Disney but...

...how do you put it all together and figure out the best way to get between places during your trip?

I've got tips on how to do that plus a quick tip that will help you keep your pants dry.

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Pros and cons of FastPass+ – PREP006

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(Article last updated: August 4, 2014)

pros and cons of fastpass+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.

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6 ways to save without looking like a cheapskate – PREP005

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(Article last updated: August 4, 2014)

6 ways to save without looking like a cheapskateI 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.

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Free Dining! Free Dining! Free Dining! – PREP004

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free diningThe 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.

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Should you use PhotoPass on your trip? – PREP003

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Should you use PhotoPass on your trip?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.


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