Disney World varies a lot by month in terms of crowds, temperatures and special events so today, I’ve got info about every month of the year to help you decide when to go. I also have a quick tip on the best source for accurate info from Disney.
WDW Prep To Go Podcast
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 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.
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.
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.
Smartphones are a huge part of most people’s Disney World trips but you don’t want to find yourself in a situation with a dead battery, no memory or without the right apps. Today, I have tips for prepping your phone before your trip and a quick tip on saving money for your vacation.
Today, I have info on making the most of your FastPass+ reservations, including a quick reference chart that you can save to use later. I also have a quick tip to help you save room on your phone for vacation pics.
Today, I have a 2-part conversation that I had with a first-time visitor to Disney World who spent a year planning a princess-themed trip for her 4-year-old daughter. I also have a quick tip about where to find good seats for most Disney World shows.
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.
Two years ago, my husband asked what I wanted to do for Mother’s Day and I said I wanted to launch a Disney World website. In this podcast, I talk about how I came to finally start this site after years of wanting to do it.
Although I tend to think most things are worth it at Disney World, there are a few I don’t think are worth doing and today I’ve got a list of 5 things that I won’t do on Disney World trips. I’ve also got a quick tip of the day to help you decide if the Disney Dining Plan is worth it for you.
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.
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.
Want 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.
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.