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Q & A with a Disney travel agent – PREP035

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Q & A with a Disney travel agent – PREP035
Q & A with a Disney travel agent

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 travel 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.


These are notes from this episode. There’s much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.

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Q & A with Cheryl Koren

Some things mentioned in this episode:

  • Trip video from Andrew, who used Cheryl as his agent and this site to plan.

Quick tip of the day

For people staying on-site who want to make dining reservations 180 days ahead of time for their whole trip, I recommend logging completely out of the Disney website and then logging back in to make sure the dates for your whole trip are available to you.


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Shannon Albert


Thursday 31st of March 2016

This video is amazing! How did he do this? Was it his phone??

Kelly S

Thursday 5th of June 2014

I've gotten two conflicting answers to this question, so I'm hoping Shannon can answer it- If I book through a Disney certified Travel Agent, can I book my own ADRs? I have been speaking to an agent who booked my friend's vacation and they loved it! But I do like a bit of control over things and want to make sure that I get the ADRs I want- not sure an agent is willing to get up early enough and log in at the exact 180 days +10 to the minute?! LOL I would feel badly not going through this agent after having talked her quite a few times though.

Mel Baines

Friday 9th of May 2014

I loved this podcast so much that I immediately sent Cheryl an email to get going on my family holiday for next year! As its in Feb we can't get cracking yet but I'm so excited about working with Cheryl!

Love this site and the information as always!!!



Tuesday 22nd of April 2014

That's great. How do I do it?

Shannon Albert

Tuesday 22nd of April 2014

Will email you something shortly with instructions on how to do it.


Tuesday 22nd of April 2014

If I've already booked my trip thru disney could I still switch my reservation to Cheryl?

Shannon Albert

Tuesday 22nd of April 2014

Hi, Bianca - If you booked within the last 30 days and haven't paid the full balance, you can transfer it to her.