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Best times to visit Disney World in 2018 – PREP162

Best times to visit Disney World in 2018 – PREP162

Planning to go to Disney World in 2018? Let’s chat about the best times to visit.

I also have a quick tip to help you snag some hard-to-get FastPass+ reservations for your trip.


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News and houskeeping

  • Flights of Wonder at Animal Kingdom is ending December 31, 2017
  • A new Russell and Dug show is coming to Animal Kingdom in spring 2018
  • It’s not official, but it looks like Stitch’s Great Escape is going away after January 6, 2018
  • Millennial pink MagicBands are coming within a few weeks

Best times to visit in 2018

Quick tip of the day

There have reports of FastPass+ drops at various times of the day, especially for Flight of Passage. Recent reports suggest 1:07, 3:07, and 5:07, but be sure to check out the Backside of Magic podcast to keep up with the latest.

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Saturday 16th of December 2017

Hi! under the tip of the day you mention FP "drops". What do you mean by this? Do you mean that they suddenly release a bunch of FPs for various days at around 1:07 and 3:07 or is it a drop of "day of" FPs? Not sure if I should be either: a)checking the app at 1:07, 3:07 etc for my AK day in early February or if b)I should be using this strategy on the actual day that I am in the park. Many thanks :)

Shannon Albert

Saturday 16th of December 2017

Yeah, that's what I mean by drops - that they release more. I don't really know what days to check either. Just been hearing a lot of rumors about it working and wanted to mention it.