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WDW Prep To Go - a Disney World planning podcast

Shannon Albert from WDWPrepSchool.com, a Disney Wo

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WDW Prep To Go - a Disney World planning podcast
WDW Prep To Go - a Disney World planning podcast

WDW Prep To Go - a Disney World planning podcast

Shannon Albert from WDWPrepSchool.com, a Disney Wo

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***Voted "Most Informative Podcast" in the Disney Podcast Awards***

A Disney World planning show covering topics that include touring plans, packing tips, travel with kids, Disney Dining Plan, which rides to ride, Disney resorts, magical touches to add to your trip + lots more. Visit WDWPrepSchool.com for even more tips.

Latest Episodes

All the new things coming to Disney World - PREP225

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode All D23 Expo announcements Our news page with everything coming to Disney World in the next few years Quick tip of the day From Crystal M… “International guests need to use their passport for ID in the parks rather than their government-issued ID.” Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of W...

19 MIN3 days ago
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All the new things coming to Disney World - PREP225

Shakirah's August trip report (they met 80 characters!) - PREP224

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland Gran Destino Tower How Magical Express works What does it mean to stay Club Level (and purchase FastPasses)? Tinker Bell Gifts Harmony Barber Shop Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Pirates League How to use Minnie Vans See all of the outfits Shakirah described i...

157 MIN1 weeks ago
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Shakirah's August trip report (they met 80 characters!) - PREP224

Galaxy's Edge Trip Report - PREP223

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Our guide to Galaxy’s Edge All about Oga’s Cantina Guide to Savi’s Workshop How Droid Depot works Quick tip of the day Use mobile ordering for multiple spots in Galaxy’s Edge. The 3 locations with mobile ordering include Ronto’s Roasters, Oga’s Cantina, and the Milk Stand. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few w...

57 MIN1 weeks ago
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Galaxy's Edge Trip Report - PREP223

My 1st August trip (Halloween Party, Galaxy's Edge) - PREP222

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Our big guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play ...

50 MIN3 weeks ago
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My 1st August trip (Halloween Party, Galaxy's Edge) - PREP222

Our favorite extras at Disney World - PREP221

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode FREE EXTRAS Resort recreation options - check the recreation schedule when you get to your resort, but options can include scavenger hunts, making smores, decorating cookies, and resort tours Scavenger hunts in the parks - Agent P's World Showcase Adventure at Epcot (and/or have a passport signed in each country), Wilderness ...

26 MINAUG 16
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Our favorite extras at Disney World - PREP221

How to plan a Disney World trip - PREP220

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode PICKING DATES crowd calendar fave times are in January and February, September good for low crowds HOTEL Choose onsite or offsite w/onsite perks Faves onsite: Pop Century, Art of Animation suite, like all moderates almost equally except for bus stops, fave deluxe are Contemporary and Beach Club Faves offsite: Swan/Dolphin, Fo...

21 MINJUL 30
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How to plan a Disney World trip - PREP220

How to plan a solo trip to Disney World - PREP219

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode WHEN TO GO used to working around school schedules? Go during the school year. Want to attend an event? Go then. WHERE TO STAY smaller rooms w/1 bed - Pop Century, All-Star Movies DVC studios w/1 bed and pullout couch - Beach Club and Bay Lake are faves Convention hotels - Coronado Springs, Swan/Dolphin DINING practice dining...

32 MINJUL 24
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How to plan a solo trip to Disney World - PREP219

Jason's July Trip Report - PREP218

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Early Morning Magic – Toy Story Land Star Wars Dessert Party Family Magic Tour Villains After Hours Quick tip of the day From Christine: Ever since my husband spilled hot coffee on himself while folding a stroller to get onto a Disney bus one morning, we always bring our 12oz thermoses with us on our Disney trips. They allow...

75 MINJUL 17
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Jason's July Trip Report - PREP218

My hot, rainy July 2019 trip - PREP217

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Pop Century Resort Wingz Rideshare Magic Kingdom Dessert Party Spending July 4 at Disney World New Tekumi-Tei Restaurant at Epcot Quick tip of the day Consider taking an umbrella for summer trips to protect from both sun and rain. Ponchos can be hot, take up space, and can't help with the sun, so umbrellas might be a better c...

71 MINJUL 9
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My hot, rainy July 2019 trip - PREP217

Kristen's June Trip Report - PREP216

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode All-Star Movies Resort Minnie Vans Using Lyft at Disney World Early Morning Magic – Magic Kingdom Quick tip of the day From Tami B...Just as Shannon recommends choosing your dining based on what park you'll be in, you should choose your FastPasses based on where you'll be in the park! Obviously, availability plays a role for...

87 MINJUL 3
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Kristen's June Trip Report - PREP216

Latest Episodes

All the new things coming to Disney World - PREP225

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode All D23 Expo announcements Our news page with everything coming to Disney World in the next few years Quick tip of the day From Crystal M… “International guests need to use their passport for ID in the parks rather than their government-issued ID.” Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of W...

19 MIN3 days ago
Comments
All the new things coming to Disney World - PREP225

Shakirah's August trip report (they met 80 characters!) - PREP224

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Early Morning Magic – Fantasyland Gran Destino Tower How Magical Express works What does it mean to stay Club Level (and purchase FastPasses)? Tinker Bell Gifts Harmony Barber Shop Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique Pirates League How to use Minnie Vans See all of the outfits Shakirah described i...

157 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Shakirah's August trip report (they met 80 characters!) - PREP224

Galaxy's Edge Trip Report - PREP223

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Our guide to Galaxy’s Edge All about Oga’s Cantina Guide to Savi’s Workshop How Droid Depot works Quick tip of the day Use mobile ordering for multiple spots in Galaxy’s Edge. The 3 locations with mobile ordering include Ronto’s Roasters, Oga’s Cantina, and the Milk Stand. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few w...

57 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
Galaxy's Edge Trip Report - PREP223

My 1st August trip (Halloween Party, Galaxy's Edge) - PREP222

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Our big guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play ...

50 MIN3 weeks ago
Comments
My 1st August trip (Halloween Party, Galaxy's Edge) - PREP222

Our favorite extras at Disney World - PREP221

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode FREE EXTRAS Resort recreation options - check the recreation schedule when you get to your resort, but options can include scavenger hunts, making smores, decorating cookies, and resort tours Scavenger hunts in the parks - Agent P's World Showcase Adventure at Epcot (and/or have a passport signed in each country), Wilderness ...

26 MINAUG 16
Comments
Our favorite extras at Disney World - PREP221

How to plan a Disney World trip - PREP220

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode PICKING DATES crowd calendar fave times are in January and February, September good for low crowds HOTEL Choose onsite or offsite w/onsite perks Faves onsite: Pop Century, Art of Animation suite, like all moderates almost equally except for bus stops, fave deluxe are Contemporary and Beach Club Faves offsite: Swan/Dolphin, Fo...

21 MINJUL 30
Comments
How to plan a Disney World trip - PREP220

How to plan a solo trip to Disney World - PREP219

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode WHEN TO GO used to working around school schedules? Go during the school year. Want to attend an event? Go then. WHERE TO STAY smaller rooms w/1 bed - Pop Century, All-Star Movies DVC studios w/1 bed and pullout couch - Beach Club and Bay Lake are faves Convention hotels - Coronado Springs, Swan/Dolphin DINING practice dining...

32 MINJUL 24
Comments
How to plan a solo trip to Disney World - PREP219

Jason's July Trip Report - PREP218

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Early Morning Magic – Toy Story Land Star Wars Dessert Party Family Magic Tour Villains After Hours Quick tip of the day From Christine: Ever since my husband spilled hot coffee on himself while folding a stroller to get onto a Disney bus one morning, we always bring our 12oz thermoses with us on our Disney trips. They allow...

75 MINJUL 17
Comments
Jason's July Trip Report - PREP218

My hot, rainy July 2019 trip - PREP217

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode Pop Century Resort Wingz Rideshare Magic Kingdom Dessert Party Spending July 4 at Disney World New Tekumi-Tei Restaurant at Epcot Quick tip of the day Consider taking an umbrella for summer trips to protect from both sun and rain. Ponchos can be hot, take up space, and can't help with the sun, so umbrellas might be a better c...

71 MINJUL 9
Comments
My hot, rainy July 2019 trip - PREP217

Kristen's June Trip Report - PREP216

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. Become a WDW Prep To Go Patron WDW Prep To Go Patrons pay a little to unlock even more content than what’s on the main podcast feed, such as a private FB Group and exclusive audio that’s released on a private podcast feed. Become a Patron Now Leave me a message Want to be considered for a trip report? Please leave me a SpeakPipe message with your name, trip dates, resort, and who is in your group. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Links/notes mentioned in this episode All-Star Movies Resort Minnie Vans Using Lyft at Disney World Early Morning Magic – Magic Kingdom Quick tip of the day From Tami B...Just as Shannon recommends choosing your dining based on what park you'll be in, you should choose your FastPasses based on where you'll be in the park! Obviously, availability plays a role for...

87 MINJUL 3
Comments
Kristen's June Trip Report - PREP216

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