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Backside of Magic: Tips and Tricks For Your Walt Disney World Vacation

A show focused on getting the most out of your time at Walt Disney World by considering every available advantage during planning and once on the ground. We analyze and test pre-arrival strategies, the latest in-park systems, and money-saving techniques in an effort to determine the best ways to maximize fun and minimize costs.
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Nov 13, 2018

Code words, Cancelled dreams, and Topic Stew (Ingredients: dining plan booze, fastpass availability issues, park tickets & a review of fundamentals). Thanks for listening!

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Nov 6, 2018

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Oct 30, 2018

New resort room supply impact, Party crashing, Flight of Passage same-day FP drop update, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Oct 23, 2018

Wholesale Club discounts, Park ticket pricing, and Topic Stew (Ingredients: Rider switch, Airline credits & refunds). Thanks for listening!

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Oct 16, 2018

Party ticket giveaway, a solid Disney gift card discount, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Universal Orlando.

mentioned on the show --- https://milestothemagic.com/

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Oct 9, 2018

Convention ticket availability, hotel descriptions, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

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Oct 2, 2018

Park ticket pricing, Early Morning Magic, and a suite of tools to help identify and book hidden Walt Disney World hotels at a deep discount.

THANK YOU JJT!

July 2017 Touring Plans forum thread on Priceline wins:

https://forum.touringplans.com/t/priceline-express-disney-deals/36589/15 

JJT's recent Touring Plans forum thread detailing his Priceline research/tools:

https://forum.touringplans.com/t/hotel-deals-research/48539

JJT's personal site with embedded Priceline Express search tool:

http://currach.johnjtierney.com/priceline-express-simple-search/

JJT's Priceline Express one-line teaser description cheat sheets:

https://app.box.com/s/4duipho47y5hsccaqjpd7wnswn6qimc4

JJT's Pricline Express resort availability/price plots:

 

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Sep 25, 2018

Agency-exclusive resort booking for 2019 and a discussion of some challenges particular to planning Ryan's large group trip to Walt Disney World.

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Sep 18, 2018

Cash back on Disney gift card purchases, flyover country, and we take a look at some of the perks that Disney cast members enjoy in the parks.

Thank you Todd! (@magicalday44 on Twitter)

Lindsey's College Program YouTube channel

More info on CM perks

 

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Sep 11, 2018

Magical Express and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

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Sep 4, 2018

Indy Disney Meet recap, Magical Express strategy, another way to save on Disney gift cards, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Aug 28, 2018

A local theme park, Early bird price changes, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Aug 21, 2018

Change Party sorcery and some Topic Stew (Ingredients: Passholder event verification, Early Morning Magic refunds, Discounted convention ticket-buying experience, Indy Disney Meet preview). Thanks for listening!

SHOW NOTES

Download Android version of old MDE version with working Change Party functionality: https://goo.gl/4iTakG

iTools4 software: https://www.itools4.com/

Step-by-step instructions on obtaining/installing old version of MDE on iOS: https://backsideofmagic.blogspot.com/2018/08/rolling-back-my-disney-experience-app.html

Show shirt shop: https://www.teepublic.com/user/backsideofmagic

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Aug 14, 2018

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Aug 7, 2018

Cash back on gift card purchases, early access to MNSSHP, and we consider the application of travel agent advantages to our own Walt Disney World trips.

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Jul 31, 2018

Hollywood Studios, Military follow-up, and Topic Stew (Ingredients: MDE tech support, the state of gift card deals, and trip planning). Thanks for listening!

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Jul 24, 2018

Room cancellation tactics, ticketless dining, magical stowaways, new Southwest cards, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Disneyland Paris. Thanks for listening!

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Jul 17, 2018

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Jul 10, 2018

Leading reservation costs & some of the things that we do with regards to Walt Disney World vacations that are of questionable intelligence. Thanks for listening!

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Jul 3, 2018

Trip reporting, MDE mayhem, and military discounts. Thanks for listening!

http://www.militarydisneytips.com/

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Jun 26, 2018

International cancellation fees, an old practice is dead, and Ryan talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Jun 19, 2018

Airline itinerary changes, agency exclusive resort bookings, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

Blog post on airline itinerary changes: https://goo.gl/mY6MEU

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Jun 12, 2018

Rider switch, Tiering, and Topic Stew (Ingredients: transportation cards, paper or plastic, hitching a ride, luggage transfer, and gift card savings). Thanks for listening!

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Jun 5, 2018

Envelopes, race registration, and an examination of some ideas that are beyond the realm of the grey. Thanks for listening!

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May 29, 2018

Disney gift card logistics, expensive drinks, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

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