Lydia’s March pre- and post-trip report – PREP146

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Lydia's husband wasn't looking forward to their first family Disney World trip, and now they're considering becoming Disney Vacation Club owners. Hear about that in today's trip report podcast.

I also have a quick tip on catching a special performance at Magic Kingdom.

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Don’t freak out about making FastPass+ reservations – PREP145

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People often cite FastPass+ reservations as the most stressful part of planning, so today I want to discuss what you need to know that will hopefully help you feel less stressed.

I also have a quick tip that will let you visit some attractions before the parks open as a bonus to a dining reservation.

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What we know about Pandora + Rivers of Light planning – PREP144

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Let's discuss what we know so far about Pandora - World of Avatar, plus discuss how to plan to see Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom.

I also have a quick tip with an idea of what to do on your arrival day.

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My full March trip report – PREP143

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Today I have a full trip report from my March trip, including Flower and Garden Festival at Epcot, Rivers of Light at Animal Kingdom, Pop Century, and Coronado Springs Resort.

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Disney travel agent faves – PREP142

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Today I have a roundtable discussion with 3 seasoned Disney travel agents. We'll discuss our favorite Disney things, what we're looking forward to, and what it takes to be a travel agent.

I also have a quick tip in case you have an emergency medical need in the parks.

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January first-timer report – PREP141

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Jill's family of 6 just returned from their first budget trip to Disney World and she's going to tell us about it before and after.

I also have a quick tip regarding where to sit for a Disney World show.

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My January trip report – PREP140

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My January 2017 trip included a stay at Saratoga Springs Resort, several visits to Disney Springs, Magic Kingdom After Hours event, using express transportation to visit all 4 parks in one day, Star Wars Dessert Party at Hollywood Studios, Epcot's Festival of the Arts, and the new Magic Kingdom welcome show and opening procedure.

Hear how it went in this episode.

I also have a quick tip for families dealing with kids who might be scared of the dark.

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First-timer report with lots of bells and whistles – PREP139

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Today I have a new trip report from a first-time planner which includes lot of extra options that many of us don't get to do so it's fun to hear how that worked out on this December trip.

I also have a quick tip for families planning to use a stroller during their trip.

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Hi. I’m back. Let’s talk 2017. – PREP138

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I'm back after a long break and excited to chat about what things we have to look forward to at Disney World in 2017.

I also have a quick tip about how to get your photo downloads at no extra charge.

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First-timer October trip – PREP137

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Today I have a first-timer trip report from Rebecca who just returned from her week-long October Disney World trip. Hear from her before and after her trip to see how it went.

I also have a quick tip regarding canceling reservations.

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