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Episode 1423 - Attraction Mashups

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, & Mike Newell
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Running Time: 21:00

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Episode 1422 - Toddlers & Tweens

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Hosts: Len Testa & Mike Newell

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Episode 1421 - Listener Questions

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa, & Mike Newell
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  • Listener Questions

  • 3:21 Amanda from New York asks about renovations to the rooms at the Beach Club Villas.
  • 5:58 Lisa from Tennessee seeks a two-bedroom suite resort near Disney property that also offers a Breakfast deal. Len discusses ways to utilize American Express rewards points.
  • 9:54 Dmitri from North Carolina asks what the offsite window is for booking ADRs and FASTPASS Plus reservations. He also asks if he can obtain more FASTPASS Plus reservations by booking one Night onsite before he goes offsite for the rest of his trip.
  • 12:11 Kristen from Georgia asks if she and her husband, planning to rent DVC points, can add themselves to a relatives' All Star reservation such as to obtain Free Dining and park Tickets even if they won't actually be staying there. She also asks about setting up Magic Bands and My Disney Experience under this scenario.
  • 14:22 Based on a recent test at Toy Story Mania, Steve from Ohio ponders the odds of Disney building FASTPASS-only attractions in the future.
  • 17:27 Steve from Ohio talks about getting Evacuated off the TTA Peoplemover.
  • 17:40 Pablo asks about Disney adding more hard- ticket parties to the Magic Kingdom. Len mentions the defunct "Pirate and Princess" Parties.
  • 19:05 Michelle from Pennsylvania asks if she can convert Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Tickets to RFID such as to utilize FASTPASS Plus in the three-hour grace window before the official party. She also asks what time she should arrive at the TTC to get to the Magic Kingdom by 4:00.
  • 19:57 Michelle from Pennsylvania wants tips for staying offsite.
  • 22:21 Jaypenguin ponders bizarre souvenirs and food items at WDW.
  • 24:10 Jaypenguin comments on Disney's room- service Pizza.
  • 25:04 Jaypenguin ponders bad values, both in terms of time and money, at WDW.
  • 29:40 Renee from Wisconsin asks if she should take a good deal at the Sheraton Resort Villas.
  • 33:00 Renee from Wisconsin asks if she should rent a car because of her Young children.

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1420 - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2014 Preview

PodcastEpisode 1420 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa, Mike Newell & Laurel Stewart
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  • Episode 1420 - Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party 2014 Preview
  • Today, we preview Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, including what to see and do and what to avoid.
  • See also our tweets and photos from last Friday's party.

Running Time: 20:00

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Episode 1419 - Once Upon A Time

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa & Annette Owens

Topics:

  • Episode 1419 - Once Upon A Time

  • Today, Annette returns from a recent trip to Walt Disney World and tells of her recent engagement, and how anyone can get engaged and what other special events are available for guests.

  • See a photo of Annette's proposal.
  • The telephone number for Disney Event Groups is 321 939 4648

  • Running Time: 25:00

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Episode 1418 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1418 is now available for download and instant listening.

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa, Mike Newell & Anette Owens
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  • Listener Questions

  • 3:00 Vince from Washington asks about "on-demand" car services, such as Lyft and Uber, at Walt Disney World .
  • 6:34 A listener from Tennessee asks about military discounts and benefits at Disney World, especially Shades of Green.
  • 9:00 Theresa asks about seeing the Main Street Electrical Parade on hard-ticket party Nights.
  • 9:41 Brad from Indiana asks if suites at Art of Animation will comfortably accommodate four Adults and two Children.
  • 13:08 Brian talks about obtaining a Florida-resident Annual Pass.
  • 15:07 Kristen asks if Disney Cruise Line allows Children who are days away from their third Birthday to participate in three-year old Activities.
  • 17:42 Aaron from Minnesota discusses his experience at 'Ohana during Polynesian construction. He also asks if guests can go to 'Ohana for only Appetizers and Dessert, skipping the meat for a lower price.
  • 19:51 Dmitri from North Carolina shares her experiences riding Seven Dwarfs Mine Train under different conditions. She also ponders other Disney attractions that are affected by factors such as time of day or seat location.
  • 21:44 Ashley from Iowa asks if her school group can disconnect room keys from the Magic Bands.
  • 24:09 Chris from Washington talks about a new Alcoholic beverage at the Animal Kingdom's Dawa Bar .
  • 25:21 Nicky from Pennsylvania discusses the end of Off Kilter .
  • 26:22 George from Ohio asks for the best way to request a specific room at a Disney resort.

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1417 - Looking Forward To 2015

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, & Len Testa
Topics:

  • Episode 1417 - Looking Forward To 2015

  • Today, we discuss the things we're most looking forward to at Walt Disney World in 2015

  • Running Time: 17:00

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Episode 1416 - Disney Springs Eats

PodcastEpisode 1416 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Len Testa & Mike Newell

Topics:

  • Episode 1416 - Disney Springs Eats

  • Today, with the recent talk of some of the dining options at Disney Springs, the panel discuss restaurants or dining experiences they would like so see open.


    Running Time: 23:00

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Episode 1415 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1415 is now available for download and instant listening.

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Questions can be emailed to questions@wdwtoday.com or use this form


Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa & Mike Newell
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  • Listener Questions

  • 3:21 Ally from North Carolina discusses Walt Disney World's VIP Tours, based on Episode 1398 - Splurging At WDW.
  • 5:38 Scott from New York shares his experience with upgrading from Coronado Springs to the Polynesian for one night.
  • 6:27 Helen asks about renewing an Annual Pass.
  • 7:20 Ann wonders how the Polynesian renovations will affect the resort's Christmas decorations.
  • 8:13 Ann ponders the best restaurants at the Monorail loop resorts and at Fort Wilderness.
  • 11:54 John from Kentucky asks about converting a five-day Park Hopper ticket to an Annual Pass while still receiving the AP renewal discount.
  • 13:26 Sigrid from Wisconsin asks where he should watch the Wine and Dine Half Marathon when he has Tickets to the Epcot after-party and is reliant on Disney Transportation.
  • 15:01 Sigrid from Wisconsin asks if talking Mickey in the Town Square Theater can sing the "hot dog dance" from Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
  • 15:50 Sigrid from Wisconsin asks if a group staying in separate rooms on different reservations can share a Memory Maker.
  • 16:40 Dave from Ohio thinks some of the proposed Magic Band technology is a "little odd".
  • 18:26 Derek from Ohio asks about the detriments of buying on the DVC resale market.
  • 21:22 Jean Phillip from Canada asks why the Eat to the Beat and Flower Power concert series continually utilize the same performers.
  • 23:27 Janice from Louisiana asks if guests at the Magic Kingdom's hard ticket parties can schedule FASTPASS Plus reservations for the early admission window prior to the parties.
  • 23:59 Bob from Colorado wonders how much his Family's vacation would cost staying at a moderate resort.
  • 26:52 Katherine from Colorado asks why the hosts do the podcast.

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1414 - November 2014 Preview

PodcastEpisode 1414 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Mike Scopa, Len Testa & Annette Owens

Topics:

  • Episode 1414 - November 2014 Preview

  • Today, we preview the month of November in Walt Disney World

  • Running Time: 17:00

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