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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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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

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

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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Oct 31, 2017

Ingredients: Trip insurance, offsite 60-day FPs at Walt Disney World, free flights, Target gift card sale worries, Disneyland followup, and cheap rooms on Crescent Lake. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

Contest THROUGH 10/31 -- Post a show review today or in the past, win park map coasters like these in the near future: https://goo.gl/m9E2JZ obnoxious hashtag #BofMpostercoasters

(project idea courtesy of Touring Plans blog)

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Oct 24, 2017

Exciting contest announcement, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for the questions and thanks for listening!

Contest THROUGH 10/31 -- Post a show review today or in the past, win park map coasters like these in the near future: https://goo.gl/m9E2JZ obnoxious hashtag #BofMpostercoasters

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Oct 17, 2017

Conference-rate park tickets, deeply discounted deluxe resorts, and a discussion of Ryan's recent trip to Disneyland along with a basic planning lesson for a Walt Disney World-focused traveler heading west.

Contest -- Post a show review today or in the past, win park map coasters like these in the near future: https://goo.gl/m9E2JZ obnoxious hashtag #BofMpostercoasters

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Oct 10, 2017

Ingredients: inexpensive Swan & Dolphin access, the current state of discounted Disney gift cards, and planning an upcoming trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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