WDW Prep To Go Podcast

First timer interview with Jen – PREP046

Today is another interview with a first-time Disney World visitor named Jen who just returned from a 10 day trip to Disney World that was full of firsts for her family. Hear what she planned, how she fit in a trip to the beach, what her husband said when he realized how much planning she’d done and see if her plans had to change once she got there. I also have a quick tip of the day about choosing restaurants during your trip.

Disney World dining tips – PREP045

Disney World dining is one of the top categories of questions that I get daily so I’ve got answers to some of the most frequently asked questions as well as the best restaurants to choose whether you’re paying out-of-pocket or using the Disney Dining Plan. I also have a quick tip about splitting your days when you’re staying at an on-site resort near 1 of the theme parks.

My thoughts on Extra Magic Hours – PREP044

Extra Magic Hours are a perk of staying on-site in a Disney World resort but they might not always make sense for you. Today, I have info on the best use of Extra Magic Hours and situations where they make sense. I also have a quick tip of the day on using microwaves at your on-site resort.

Souvenir tips for Disney World trips – PREP043

Disney puts gift shops at the exits to nearly all of their attractions, giving you endless opportunities to buy their stuff. Today, I have tips for souvenir shopping to help you know when to buy and what to get. I also have a quick tip on using Magical Express on a schedule that works for you.

Flying tips for your Disney World trip – PREP039

Our family flies a lot and we’ve picked up a lot of tips over the years. Today, I have info on booking your flights, things to pack at home before you head to the airport, how things work at the airport, in-flight tips and some info on navigating the Orlando International Airport. I also have a quick tip to help make it easier for you to find things as you travel.

How the new FastPass+ changes affect you – PREP036

Disney has done it again: they’ve changed the rules on the FastPass+ system. Today, I have info for you on how they will affect your plans, which FastPass+ reservations I suggest prioritizing and advice for people who want to park hop. I also have a quick tip of the day about how to make it easier to make FastPass+ reservations when you’re traveling with a group.

Q & A with a Disney travel agent – PREP035

What’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.

Answers to 5 questions I get asked a lot – PREP033

There 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.

Animal Kingdom Epcot Hollywood Studios Magic Kingdom
Disney After Hours (dates, cost, how to plan your time)
Guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in 2017
The pros and cons of all Epcot-area restaurants
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 After Hours (dates, cost, how to plan your time)
How PhotoPass and Memory Maker works at Disney World
How Memory Maker works at Disney World
The pros and cons of all Epcot-area restaurants
Babies and toddlers Characters General Reference Group travel Luxury Saving Money Special needs Technology Transportation
Complete guide to Disney World discounts
Prepping for a Disney World Trip at Dollar Tree | WDWPrepSchool
Prepping for a Disney World trip at Dollar Tree
The best Disney World tickets for 2017