Episode-039-Planning-Our-WDW-Trip-Part-2

039 Park Tip: Planning Our WDW Trip – Part 2

 

In the second episode of this two-part series, we take a look at our last trip to Walt Disney World and what we’re looking to do differently.

 

Planning our WDW Trip-Part 2

Dining reservations

Street Shows & Times

Characters Meet n Greets

 

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Episode-037-Planning-Our-WDW-Trip-Part-1

037 Park Tip: Planning Our WDW Trip – Part 1

 

In the first episode of this two-part series, we take a look at our last trip to Walt Disney World and what we’re looking to do differently.

 

Planning our WDW Trip-Part 1

Picking Parks/Lands

Must Dos

Fastpass Reservations

 

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035 BONUS: Disney World on a Budget! Interview with Krystel Siejo

In this interview with Krystel Seijo, author of Disney World on a Budget, we talk about saving for Disney World and not breaking the bank when you get there!  Plus, we’re giving away a free copy of her book!

 

Saving for Disney World!

 

Here are some of the points we cover during this interview:

• How far out should I start planning my trip?

• Best times to go in order to get the best bang for my buck.

• Best places to save money.

• Transportation.

• Staying on property vs offsite.

• Saving money on food.

• Strategies you use to save money in the parks.

• Her best tip for maximizing your budget.

• How to find balance between budget and vacation.

• Her favorite Disney Park’s tip.

• Her favorite bit of Disney life or career inspiration?

 

Win a Free Copy of Disney World on a Budget! (Or get a discount!)

Disney World on a BudgetWe’re giving away a free copy of Krystel’s book, Disney World on a Budget, to one lucky listener. All you have to do to be in the running is to comment on this blog post and tell us what your favorite Walt Disney World attraction is. You must comment by August 3rd and we’ll announce the winner on our August 5 episode of Mouse Scouts!

You can also get a 15% discount on her already wonderfully priced book by using the coupon code MOUSESCOUTS at checkout.

 

Where can I find out more about Krystel Seijo?

PlanningTheMagic.net

 

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034 Park Tip: Rider Switch at Disneyland

In this episode we talk about using the Rider Switch (aka “Baby Swap”) service at Disneyland.

 

Rider Switch at Disneyland

How it Works

Where to wait

What to do while waiting

Using in conjunction with a FastPass.

 

 

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033 Family Fun: The Little Mermaid Play – Kit’s Review

In this episode, my 4 year old son Kit gives his review on The Little Mermaid Play put on by Cabrillo Music Theatre in Thousand Oaks, CA. We loved it!

The play runs through July 24. Find out more here: Cabrillo Music Theatre

 

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032 Bonus: Interview with Walt’s Frozen Head

In this episode I talk with Benjamin Lancaster, the mind behind the upcoming movie The Further Adventures of Walt’s Frozen Head. This is what we talk about.

Gives an overview on who he is and what he does.

Talks about his Disney background and what got him interested in Disney.

Tells us about the beginning of his Twitter parody account @WaltsFrzenHead.

 

His Film: The Further Adventures of Walt’s Frozen Head

Filming on Disney property without permission.

What his biggest challenge has been with the movie.

How he came up with the story for his film.

Working with his cast & crew.

His approach to his Kickstarter page.

His favorite Disney Park tip.

His favorite bit of Disney life or career inspiration.

 

Where can we find out more about Walt’s Frozen Head?

WaltsFrozenHead.com

Twitter: @waltsfrzenhead

Facebook

Kickstarter for Post Production

Kickstarter Backers Party at Gods & Monsters June 30 at 6pm

 

 

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031 Park Tip: Disneyland Baby Care & First Aid Centers

In this episode we talk about the Disneyland Resort Baby Care Centers and First Aid Centers: what you might not expect from them and our experiences with them.

 

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028 Park Tip: Waiting in Line at Disneyland

What can you do to pass the time while waiting in line at Disneyland? Here’s our tips.

 

Waiting in Line at Disneyland

Games: I spy, Crack the Case, 5 Minute Mysteries, color identification, and Phone apps like While You Wait

School work/fact drills

Notice what is around you

Meet new people

 

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Episode-025-Beat-the-Heat-at-Disneyland

025 Park Tip: Beat the Heat at Disneyland

In this episode, we talk about how to beat the heat at Disneyland. So if you’re ready for some practical tips on having a cooler trip to Disneyland, listen in!

 

Beat the Heat at Disneyland!

Here are the topics we cover:

• What to expect from the weather

• Hottest months

• Disney feels hotter than home

• Air Conditioning

• Avoid unshaded lines

• Free Ice Water

• Puddle Park

 

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Episode-022-Listening-to-Your-Surroundings

022 Park Tip: Listening to Your Surroundings at Disneyland

In this episode, we talk about the importance of listening to your surroundings while visiting Disneyland or Walt Disney World.

Here are Some Benefits to Listening to Your Surroundings at Disneyland or Walt Disney World

1. Inside information. (How we got to see Boba Fett)

2. Fill-ins for rides at the end of lines.

3. Catching or avoiding impromptu shows and other street entertainment.

4. Music & Sounds all around you enhance experience.

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