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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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Jun 21, 2016

Epcot FastPasses, celebrity meet & greets, and the goods & bads of our recent trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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Jun 14, 2016

This article seems to be a sharp source of information for anyone considering a donation to help the victims and families associated with the Orlando shooting: http://goo.gl/lFEi5q

Jun 7, 2016

Toy Story 3rd track impact, touring like a sailor, and Topic Stew (ingredients: party discounts vs. FastPasses, phantom diners, and our upcoming field trip to Walt Disney World). Thanks for listening!

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May 31, 2016

Unsubstantiated news, The Greatest Spectacle In Riding, and the good & bad of renting a car during a Walt Disney World vacation. Thanks for listening!

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May 24, 2016

New bookable FastPasses, road trip issues, and considerations when planning itineraries for Walt Disney World arrival and departure days. Thanks for listening!

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May 17, 2016

Exotic ride videos, an excitable park visitor, and best practices to minimize risk and successfully secure deluxe Disney hotel rooms at a great price by renting Disney Vacation Club points.  Thanks for listening!

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May 10, 2016

Party ticket prices, special deliveries, and the process of picking a hotel for a Backside of Magic field trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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May 3, 2016

After hours price cut, Disney World patriot games, and we respond to listener-provided sentences that end with question marks. Thanks for listening!

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Apr 26, 2016

"Free" dining, string-attaching benefactors, and Jeremy discusses the planning and execution successes and failures of his recent one-day solo trip to Walt Disney World. Thanks for listening!

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Apr 19, 2016

More dessert partying, Civics For Dummies By Dummies, and an examination of how Disney Vacation Club ownership can work well from a value perspective.

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Apr 12, 2016

DVC changes, bovine challenges, and digging deeper into maximizing discounts on Disney gift cards by taking advantage of resellers and click-through sites. Thanks for listening!

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Apr 5, 2016

Rivers of Light again, psychic readings, and Topic Stew (ingredients: discounted rooms, discounted dining, and lots of fastpasses). Thanks for listening!

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Mar 29, 2016

Early Morning Magic, footwear madness, and deciding which Walt Disney World parks to visit based on the length of your vacation. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 22, 2016

Dining prices, unpleasant ride companionship madness, and ways to get the most out of the My Disney Experience website during trip planning. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 15, 2016

Resort fees, bread bowl madness, and taking full advantage of the Walt Disney World FastPass+ system in order to minimize wait times. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 8, 2016

Booking a 4th FastPass with your phone, boat ride donor tissue, and strategies for utilizing Walt Disney World crowd calendars while planning a vacation. Thanks for listening!

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Mar 1, 2016

Three showings of Rivers of Light, Leap Day-style touring attraction choices, and tips for a listener with mobility issues in the family that is planning a trip to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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Feb 23, 2016

FastPass+ for Wishes may be on the chopping block, water-based challenges, and some ways to save dollars on Walt Disney World park tickets.  Thanks for listening!

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Feb 16, 2016

Ticket price increases, falling out of ride vehicles, and a recap of the goods & bads encountered during our recent trips to Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

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Feb 9, 2016

Dance party utilization, park-banishment, and flying your family here and there for pennies on the dollar.  Thanks for listening!

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Feb 2, 2016

Dining reservation policy change, Skipper Canteen scuttlebutt, a previously bomb-sheltered park-goer, and saving lots o' cash at Walt Disney World.  Thanks for listening!

UPDATE (Aug 2016): THE TARGET REDCARD STRATEGIES SUGGESTED IN THIS SHOW HAVE BEEN SHUT DOWN.  CHECK OUT MORE RECENT SHOWS FOR WORKING STRATEGIES.

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Jan 26, 2016

Summer hamburger discounts, hiding valuables in the parks, and dealing with challenges during Walt Disney World trip planning.  Thanks for listening!

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Jan 19, 2016

A brief introduction of who we are and our connection to the Disney parks

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Jan 19, 2016

Closures at Hollywood Studios, monkeys at Magic Kingdom, and a rundown of our favorite sources for Disney news and commentary.  Thanks for listening!

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Jan 12, 2016

A brief introduction to the Backside of Magic team and the focus of the show.

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