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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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Apr 24, 2018

Southwest credit card changes and Jeremy talks through some more stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Apr 17, 2018

Ingredients: Hotel inventory practices, Discount park ticket extras, Hollywood Studios touring, Club level perks, Parking policy enforcement, and FastPasses on water park ticket media. Thanks for listening!

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Apr 10, 2018

Hollywood Studios tiering, changes with changing, and ways to find on-property Walt Disney World hotel rooms when a basic search comes up empty.

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Apr 3, 2018

We respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks and periods. Thanks for the feedback and thanks for listening!

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Mar 27, 2018

Another heavily-discounted resort booking option, dinner with the dilated, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

Pixie Dust & Pirate Hooks agency exclusives: https://goo.gl/WUZYvs

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Mar 20, 2018

Convention rate park ticket update, dinner with the dress, and Jeremy discusses his experience on a floating Disney cruise boat.

Grand Floridian WDW conference ticket sales: https://www.mydisneygroup.com/grand18#Home

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Mar 13, 2018

A trip cancellation experience, dinner with the dead, and a review of some advanced approaches to pre-booking extra FastPasses at Walt Disney World.

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Mar 6, 2018

Daily FastPass drop update (thanks @ToddlerOfTerror), and Ryan talks through some more stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Feb 27, 2018

Disney gift card updates from Sam's Club and Best Buy, Ryan the newsmaker, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

Best Buy GC Bonus Promo: https://bestbuy.cashstar.com/gift-card/buy/

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Feb 20, 2018

Conference ticket pricing update, upcoming ride system rumor, and water parks strategy discussion.  Thanks for listening!

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Feb 13, 2018

Ingredients: MDE lockouts, DVC changes, and price hikes. Thanks for listening!

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Feb 6, 2018

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Touring Plans forum thread regarding wait times: http://forum.touringplans.com/t/touring-plan-wait-times-were-radically-different-than-reality/41933

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Jan 30, 2018

Be Our Guest reservation inventory, Best Buy, and we update old strategies and discuss new ones for obtaining discounted Walt Disney World park tickets.

Visit Orlando WDW convention ticket sales: https://tickets.visitorlando.com/tickets/conventions/disney-delegate-convention-tickets

Grand Floridian WDW conference ticket sales: https://www.mydisneygroup.com/grand18#Home

WDWNT.com article regarding FL resident tickets for sale in stores: https://goo.gl/U9fJf6

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Jan 23, 2018

Ryan and Jeremy talk through some stuff they found interesting during their recent field trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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Jan 16, 2018

Gift cards, FastPasses for sale, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

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Jan 9, 2018

Gaming the 2018 dining plan, Target gift card logistics, and why we make the choices we do when presented with on-site, DVC, and off-site lodging options at Walt Disney World. Thanks for listening!

MEET-UP AT WDW: Sun 1/14 8:30p - Big River Grille (yes, there)

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Jan 2, 2018

Disney gift card impostors, dissecting a dining discount, and we look ahead at some of the Walt Disney World stuff that is on our simple minds for 2018. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

MEET-UP AT WDW: Sun 1/14 8:30p - Big River Grille (yes, there)

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Dec 26, 2017

A locked MDE account, off property booking privileges, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

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Dec 19, 2017

Disney gift card practices, food & drink news, and some tools to utilize in the hunt for discounted Walt Disney World park tickets.

Refillable mug price increase: https://goo.gl/aKyUBL

DISboards thread about BoG ADRs: https://goo.gl/cFCC6Y

Touring Plans Forum Thread with JJT's ticket spreadsheet link: https://goo.gl/ibuFB1

Direct link to JJT's ticket spreadsheet: https://goo.gl/SQNpXR

Swan & Dolphin conference park ticket page (purchase link at bottom): https://www.swandolphinmeetings.com/benefits/tickets.html

asthejoeflies travel blog: https://goo.gl/wF1QrM 

 

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Dec 12, 2017

Pirate cruising, FastPasses, and the past/present/future of this particular Walt Disney World related podcast.  Thanks for listening!

MEET-UP AT WDW - Sunday Jan 14, 2018 8:30p

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Dec 5, 2017

Discounted gift cards, updated park hours, DVC benefits, and more of the great listener tips we've received for getting the most out of a trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

Touring Plans park hours tracker info: https://goo.gl/jnVRrY

The Dibb WDW park hours tracker: https://goo.gl/HXp3s7

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Nov 28, 2017

Flight of Passage queue, movie critics, and Jeremy talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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Nov 21, 2017

Flight of Passage FP drop update, a Magical Express change, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

Discounted Party Tix: https://www.attraction-tickets-direct.co.uk/

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Nov 14, 2017

DVC hurricane policy, a good deal on Disney gift cards, and Ryan talks through some more stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

Best Buy gift card deal: https://bestbuy.cashstar.com/gift-card/buy/

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Nov 7, 2017

CONTEST WINNERS, an intriguing vacation package, and Ryan talks through some stuff he found interesting during his recent trip to Walt Disney World.

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