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Episode 1425 - December 2014 Preview

PodcastEpisode 1425 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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

  • Episode 1425 - December 2014 Preview
  • Today, the panel previews the month of December in Walt Disney World

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1424 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1424 is now available for download and instant listening.

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


  • Listener Questions

  • 2:37 Jean from Maryland shares a Trip Report from Disneyland, CA. She mentions the Haunted Mansion Halloween overlay.
  • 5:26 Paul from the UK thinks park lockers should incorporate Magic Bands.
  • 7:01 Tom from Missouri asks how he can recall his FASTPASS Plus reservation times.
  • 8:03 Tom from Missouri asks where he should watch the Super Bowl at WDW.
  • 8:42 Rick from Missouri shares a Trip Report, including Space Mountain, Yachtsman Steakhouse, using FASTPASS Plus for Wishes, and ADR tips.
  • 10:41 Christina from Kentucky asks about Park Hopping away from the Magic Kingdom in the afternoon of a Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party day.
  • 11:51 Mike from Pennsylvania ponders Disney's use of RFID from the Magic Bands.
  • 16:07 Jodie from Minnesota asks if there will be any Children at WDW Today Reunion.
  • 18:06 Garin from California asks about bachelor party services at WDW based on something he thinks he read in the Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World.
  • 19:44 David from Massachusetts asks if a FASTPASS from 2007 will work now at either WDW or Disneyland.
  • 20:41 Keith from New Hampshire asks if he can attend the final Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party or the first Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party during his 2015 trip.
  • 22:18 Mike from Alabama talks about Popcorn on Disney Cruise Line.
  • 24:13 Stephanie from Utah asks if her family should take a Panama Canal cruise on Disney Cruise Line or on Royal Caribbean.

Running Time: 30:00

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Episode 1423 - Attraction Mashups

PodcastEpisode 1423 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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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

PodcastEpisode 1422 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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Show Notes

Hosts: Len Testa & Mike Newell

Topics:

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Episode 1421 - Listener Questions

PodcastEpisode 1421 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
Topics:


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


Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa, Mike Newell & Laurel Stewart
Topics:

  • 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

PodcastEpisode 1419 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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


Hosts: Matt Hochberg, Len Testa, Mike Scopa, Mike Newell & Anette Owens
Topics:


  • 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

PodcastEpisode 1417 is now available for download and Instant Listening.

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

Show Notes

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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