My full August 2018 trip report – PREP183

Hear the daily updates from my August 2018 trip which included staying at Pop Century, testing touring in the parks, Highway in the Sky dining event, and more.

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Hi Shannon! I read recently that airline check in at the resort can be difficult and sometimes impossible with a hyphenated surname. Can you confirm this? Travelling internationally back to Australia…

Loved the in-park updates! Really enjoyed hearing the magical sounds! Especially when you entered The Seas building at Epcot and we heard the seagulls “More! More! More!” 🙂

I mean “Mine”! Lol

Hi Shannon! Just a quick question, will the 8am opening at Hollywood studios come the end of this month be for on-site guests only and act like a permanent EMH or will it be for off site guests too? I couldn’t see anything about it on the disney site. Many thanks, I find your podcasts so useful.

Do you know if the Bippidi Boppidi Boutique has the Minnie Halloween dress? (Specifically the MK location.)

Hi Shannon! You mentioned that you were going to try out the Fuel Rods on your trip. What was your experience with them? I’m considering using one in our next trip.

Hi Shannon! Question I have been wondering about. I thought it was a good opportunity to bring it up since you called about the bounceback being offered right now. Does everyone get the same offer? I love the free dining you were offered because I am planning on going next fall. If I make a quick trip there soon (second question – how long does a current bounceback usually last?), then would I be offered free dinging too for next fall? If so I would definitely consider a short trip! Thank you!!

Wow! Awesome, thanks!

I heard you were staying at the Dolphin on 9/6. I know last time you went you didn’t love Garden Grove for dinner. I just went last weekend for breakfast and my family truly enjoyed it. Saturdays they have 2 characters and Sundays they have 3 or 4. It was the best bang for our buck when it comes to a character meal and might be worth checking out again.

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