Things to look forward to at Disney World in 2018 and beyond – PREP165

As we head into 2018, there's lots to look forward to at Disney World this year. Today we'll discuss an overview of what to expect in 2018 and beyond.

I'll also have a quick tip to help you snag FastPass+ reservations for things you have had trouble finding.

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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Quick tip of the day

Use a tool called to be alerted when a FastPass+ becomes available. (Update: there may be a wait list due to the number of people interested.)

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I don’t know if I’m just now noticing it, but i LOVE these little clips you leave sometimes at the end of your podcast. I’ve been a listener for a few months, but just recently discovered them! The Voices of Liberty at Christmas made me so happy! And its May! I’ve been getting caught up on podcasts i’ve missed and they add just a little bit more magic to the podcasts!


What is the website for dining reservation alerts? I don’t see it in the notes.


Regarding – that site is currently closed (catching up on old episodes; it’s March 5, 2018 now). You may want to update your listeners. Below is the message when going to the site.

“Thanks for visiting fp4me. Unfortunately, the site is currently closed. I’m no longer able to keep up with the costs and time required to keep it running.”


I saw the same thing 🙁

Wayne Shoemaker

What happening with the Disney World Travel Insurance?

Lisa L\'Italien

I just read that dw will be selling extra fp+ . Is this true?

I’ve been discussing Disney all week on my blog. Beyond ready for our upcoming trip in April!

Tony Lee

While booking a room only reservation for Pop Centry this coming November, the WDW cast member told me that I will be able to make fast pass+ selections 70 days prior! I asked her to repeat that and she verified that guest staying on property can book fast pass+ 70 days out. This may be the perk for us who are on property. Thanks for all you do, love the site and the podcast!

Tony Lee

Thanks for clarifying that and all the great content!

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