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WDW Prep To Go - a Disney World planning podcast

English, Social, 1 season, 183 episodes, 2 days, 1 hour, 17 minutes
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***Voted 'Most Informative Podcast' in the Disney Podcast Awards*** A Disney World planning show covering topics that include touring plans, packing tips, travel with kids, Disney Dining Plan, which rides to ride, Disney resorts, magical touches to add to your trip + lots more. Visit WDWPrepSchool.com for even more tips.
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May 2024 trip - day 3 (AK, Epcot)

5/28/20247 minutes, 4 seconds
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May 2024 trip - day 2 (1900 Park Fare, drones)

5/27/20249 minutes, 37 seconds
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May 2024 trip - day 1 (MK, H20 Glow)

5/26/20244 minutes, 59 seconds
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Elizabeth’s solo Disneyland trip - PREP 410

Elizabeth flew from the East coast to the West coast for a whirlwind three-day solo trip to Disneyland. She shares how her first visit to Walt Disney’s original park went.   Post trip begins: 19 minutes   Links: Diamond Driver Guy Disneyland transfers Small World Vacations Disneyland Request 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/21/20241 hour, 35 minutes, 35 seconds
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Liz’s Disney World trip report - PREP 409

Liz shares her hot takes, tips, and details of traveling to Disney World with her husband, mother, 6-year-old, and 3-year-old for their first family trip.   Post trip begins: 42 minutes   Links: Legends Limousine Britax Car Seat Travel Cart Birnbaum's 2024 Walt Disney World for Kids: The Official Guide Good 2 Grow juice Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/14/20242 hours, 46 minutes, 27 seconds
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Maria’s honeymoon to Paris - PREP 408

Maria and her husband honeymooned in France, split between several days at Disneyland Paris and a few days in the heart of the city. Maria shares tons of specifics to help anyone who has trip to Paris in their plans (or dreams!).   Post trip begins: 38 minutes   $2,246 for 3 nights at Art of Marvel and 4 day park hoppers for 2 adults  $1400 flights ORD-CDG Delta economy with 2 suitcases checked luggage $2,484 for 6 nights at Hotel Pont Royal   Links: Dedicated to DLP podcast Mouse Hacking Disneyland Paris GetYourGuide City Wonders Champagne Tour 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/7/20242 hours, 52 minutes, 16 seconds
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Kelly’s Disney World and Universal trip with a toddler - PREP 407

Kelly, her husband, and their 2-year-old son spent two weeks in Central Florida. They split their trip between Pop Century at Disney World, then Cabana Bay at Universal Orlando, and finally back to Disney with a few days at Port Orleans French Quarter.   She shares tips for enjoying Universal Orlando with a toddler, good places to work remotely both in and out of the parks. and a wealth of information about traveling with an energetic 2-year-old.   Post trip begins: 47 minutes   Links: Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Transportation with Strollers Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/30/20243 hours, 39 minutes, 50 seconds
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How to do embarkation and disembarkation on DCL - PREP 406

Daydreaming of a Disney Cruise Line voyage or have one planned? Listen as we help you navigate all the ins and outs of embarkation and disembarkation.    Links: How to do embarkation day on Disney Cruise Line How to do disembarkation on Disney Cruise Line Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/23/202432 minutes, 53 seconds
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Talking with food pro Shay Spence - PREP 405

From culinary student to magazine food editor to Next Level Chef contestant, Disney enthusiast and social media content creator Shay Spence has created the perfect job that meshes with so many of his interests. Shay chats with Shannon about his background including where his love of Disney originated, how his career path has landed him at this spot, and what he believes is the most underrated restaurant at Walt Disney World.   Links: Discount for Shay's Ultimate Disney World Food Guide Shay's Instagram Shay's TikTok Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/16/20241 hour, 5 minutes, 24 seconds
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Mary Lanier’s Spring Break WDW trip - PREP 404

Mary Lanier drove from South Carolina to Central Florida with her husband, 14-year-old son, 11-year-old son, and 8-year-old daughter to spend Spring Break at Walt Disney World. During their split stay at Caribbean Beach and Polynesian Resort Villas, they were pleasantly surprised with good weather and lower than expected crowds.    Post trip begins: 36 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/9/20242 hours, 30 minutes, 6 seconds
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Casey’s Disneyland and Universal trip - PREP 403

Casey, her husband, their two young children, and her mom recently returned from a Spring Break trip to Southern California. She shares the details of a crowded, but non unmanageable, few days at Universal Hollywood (including Super Nintendo World!) and Disneyland. Listen for why she said, “Disneyland brings all of us so much joy and happiness, even as exhausting as it is.”   Post trip begins: 21 minutes   Links: Clear backpack Small World Vacations Disneyland Request Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/2/20241 hour, 49 minutes, 45 seconds
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Tips for Summer 2024 travel - PREP 402

Heading to Disney World this summer? Listen for what is new, what is changing, and tips to help your summer trip go smoothly.   Links: Summer 2024 at Walt Disney World Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/26/202415 minutes, 19 seconds
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Nicole’s group offsite trip to Disney World - PREP 401

Nicole traveled with 15 people in her family to Walt Disney World - that includes nine children ranging in age from 6 months to 12 years old! They stayed for a week in an offsite home they rented so they could all stay together. Their park time was often with their nuclear family, which gave Nicole and her husband plenty of time to navigate the parks with their 6-month-old daughter. She shares about their trip and her new perspectives as a parent.   Post trip begins: 38 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Ultimate Guide for visiting Disney World with Toddlers Baby Care Centers at Disney World 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/19/20242 hours, 48 minutes, 50 seconds
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Matt’s runDisney and extended family trip - PREP 400

Matt’s late February trip to Disney World that included Princess weekend for runDisney was “amazing, beautiful weather, mix of family and friends, and a mix of ‘go’ and ‘hold back.’” Listen as he shares about new experiences and seeing familiar attractions through his 4-year-old daughter’s eyes.   Financials: Hotel $4700 (with 40% cast member friend and family discount) Flight: $950 Rental Car: $450 (includes car seat rental) Food: approximate $700   Matt redeemed Disney Visa points to help offset the cost of the hotel, and used gift cards that he accumulated to help with meals and souvenirs. The costs above are totals before discounts. Actual out-of-pocket dollars spent for food and hotel were less because of the discounted gift cards.    Post trip begins: At an hour   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/12/20243 hours, 21 minutes, 52 seconds
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Flower and Garden Festival 2024 - PREP 399

Our favorite festival is back at Epcot and we were there for the opening days! Listen for our favorite food and drink items at the 2024 Flower and Garden Festival as well as how to enjoy the many extra offerings from topiaries to gardens to special merch and musical acts.   Links: Complete Guide to Flower and Garden Festival 2024 Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend    Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/5/202423 minutes, 39 seconds
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1 last chill day

3/2/20244 minutes, 20 seconds
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F&G - day 2

3/1/20246 minutes, 52 seconds
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F&G - day 1

Sorry about the wind on the second update. Felt good IRL, but not great for audio.
2/29/202411 minutes, 18 seconds
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Erin’s DCL cruise out of NOLA - PREP 398

Erin and her husband surprised their two children with a 7-night Western Caribbean cruise departing from New Orleans on the Disney Magic. She said their vacation was, “The best time - the trip I had been dreaming we would have for years.” Listen as she shares tips on how she helped make her first family cruise a fantastic one.   Post trip begins: 33 minutes   Links: DCL Primer for WDW peeps How to do embarkation day How disembarkation works DCL packing list   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%  
2/27/20242 hours, 35 minutes, 45 seconds
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Maximizing the Disney Dining Plan in 2024 - PREP 397

What is the Disney Dining Plan? Who can purchase it? How do the credits work? What has changed with the Disney Dining Plan? And, most of all, is the Disney Dining Plan worth it? Listen for the answers to all of that and more in-depth analysis.   Links: Disney Dining Plan Small World Vacations Complete Guide to Disney World Dining 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts   Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube   Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
2/20/202424 minutes, 26 seconds
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12-year-old Annabel’s big family Universal/Disney World trip - PREP 396

Annabel led the planning and execution of an 8-day Universal Orlando and Walt Disney World trip for 12 people - and she is 12 years old! She walks Shannon through each day of the January trip and shares how she and her family navigated touring with a large group of varying ages and interests.   Links: Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10% Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
2/13/20242 hours, 42 minutes, 24 seconds
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Ellen’s Disney World trip with her teenager - PREP 395

Amazing and exhausting, that’s how Ellen described her one-on-one trip to Disney World with her teenager. She shares details of this very special trip, including seeing her child grow in bravery and feel safe at Disney.   Post-trip begins: 41 minutes   Links: Clear backpack MCO Reserve Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
2/6/20243 hours, 20 minutes, 25 seconds
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About my least fave DCL cruise - PREP 394

Shannon sailed on the Disney Magic for a 5-night Western Caribbean cruise. This January cruise provided a mixed-bag of positive and negative experiences. She details those plus what she’d do differently to improve her next cruise.   Links: Galveston hotels with shuttles and parking Check out DCL highlights on IG Get a DCL quote Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
1/30/202456 minutes, 53 seconds
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Kellen’s coast-to-coast runDisney trip - PREP 393

Kellen started 2024 off with an ambitious adventure. The first ten days of January she visited Walt Disney World and completed the RunDisney Dopey Challenge (all four races of marathon weekend!). She then spent four days at Disneyland and ran the half-marathon for the first RunDisney race there in seven years. She shares with Shannon all the ups and downs and several tips for anyone who would want to embark on a similar adventure.   Post trip begins: 42 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Standby Skipper Small World Vacations Walt Disney World Request Small World Vacations Disneyland Request 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
1/23/20243 hours, 4 minutes, 4 seconds
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Doing Festival of the Arts in 2024 - PREP 392

The 2024 Epcot Festival of the Arts is underway. We were there for the first two days and ate and drank every festival item! Listen to hear our favorite items, which food studios top our list of best value for a mini-meal, and what other fun activities are available for guests at this year’s festival.    Click the Guide to Festival of the Arts link for a map outlining all of the food studios and highlighting our favorites - plus pictures and reviews of every item.   Daily updates begin at 31 minutes.   Links: Guide to Festival of the Arts Festival of the Arts 2024 schedule Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Ways to support us Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Subscribe to the WDW Prep School weekly newsletter Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
1/16/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 8 seconds
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Jan 24, day 5 - finishing FoA

1/14/20248 minutes, 39 seconds
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Jan 2024, day 4 - Festival of the Arts

1/13/20248 minutes, 2 seconds
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Jan 2024, day 3 - eet, Toledo, MK After Hours

1/12/20246 minutes, 35 seconds
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Jan 2024, day 2 - using DDP, HS After Hours

1/11/20249 minutes, 55 seconds
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Jan 2024, day 1 - tornado warnings

1/10/20246 minutes, 40 seconds
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Sara’s Christmas/New Year’s extended family trip - PREP 391

Sara planned and coordinated a multi-generational trip during the busiest week of the year at Disney World. She shares how she planned so she could pivot, highlights how traveling with teens and young adults opens up more options, and demonstrates how planners can truly go to Disney any time of year and have a successful trip.   Post trip begins: 37 minutes   Get a Quote for: Walt Disney World Aulani Disneyland Universal Adventures by Disney Disney Cruise Line   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
1/9/20243 hours, 16 minutes, 24 seconds
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How to do WDW on any holiday - PREP 390

If you are planning to travel to Disney World during Easter, Fourth of July, Thanksgiving or Christmas, tune in for important tips that are particular to these major holidays.   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
1/2/202415 minutes, 20 seconds
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Jackie’s December extended family trip to Disney World - PREP 389

An extended family trip to Disney World to celebrate the winter holidays while pregnant, with a toddler, a split stay, lots of character meals, and navigating Genie+ for the first time all in one trip? That was Jackie’s adventure. She highlights the difference cast members make and shares many firsts for their toddler son, including true magical moments.    Post trip begins: 37 minutes   Links: Guide to traveling to Disney World with a toddler Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
12/26/20232 hours, 18 minutes, 23 seconds
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Is the California ABD worth it? - PREP 388

Shannon recaps her recent Disneyland Resort and Southern California Adventures by Disney trip. She highlights the booking process, what is included, and who she believes are the ideal people to embark on this particular adventure. Small World Vacations provided this Adventure.   Daily updates begin: 23 minutes   Links: Contact Small World Vacations for an Adventures by Disney quote Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
12/19/202354 minutes, 14 seconds
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California ABD, final day - first guests in Disneyland!

12/16/20237 minutes, 8 seconds
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California ABD day 4 - going backstage, parade views

12/14/20234 minutes, 46 seconds
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California ABD day 3 - Studios, Imagineering, Walt's apt

12/13/20238 minutes, 12 seconds
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My first time at Disney’s Hilton Head Resort - PREP 387

Our team spent some rest and relaxation time at Disney’s Hilton Head Island Resort. Shannon recaps the trip and shares what she enjoyed, what surprised her, and what she will do differently next time she visits.   Links: Rent points via DVC Request Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. Be sure to include your exact trip dates, who is in your party, where you will stay, and anything unique about the trip. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
12/12/202322 minutes, 4 seconds
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California ABD day 2 - private Hollywood tours

12/12/20235 minutes, 26 seconds
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California ABD day 1 - arrival, Hollywood

12/11/20235 minutes, 37 seconds
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Meggan’s Thanksgiving week Disney World trip - PREP 386

Seasoned Walt Disney World travelers, Meggan, her husband, their 8-year-old daughter, and their 4-year-old son, spent the week of Thanksgiving in a split stay between the cabins at Fort Wilderness and a Lion King suite at Art of Animation. She shares with Shannon how they balanced park time with resort activities and navigated using the DAS system during a busy holiday week. Listen for tips Meggan gave for accommodations at Rise of the Resistance and where to find additional seating in the Mexico pavilion at Epcot.     Post trip begins: 24 minutes     Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
12/5/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 59 seconds
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Briana’s large family trip to Disney World - PREP 385

Briana traveled to Walt Disney World with 11 people in her family ranging in age from 5 years old to 70-something. This multi-generational trip was based at Saratoga Springs. They visited each theme park, spent time at Disney Springs, and some in their party played a round of golf. Listen for tidbits about shipping souvenirs, how to use the DAS pass at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party, and a lesson Briana learned early in the trip.     Post trip begins: 45 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
11/28/20233 hours, 8 seconds
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Savannah’s trip to Disney World with her mom - PREP 384

Savannah and her mom traveled from Nashville to Orlando to celebrate her mom’s birthday in the most magical place on Earth. Building on the success of a similar trip two years ago, Savannah and her mom stayed at Pop Century. They visited all of the Disney parks, shopped, made impromptu dining reservations, and enjoyed Pina Coladas poolside. A frequent traveler to Disney World, Savannah loves traveling with different parties and truly enjoys “showing someone a piece of what I love and seeing it through other people’s eyes.”   Post trip begins: 23 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
11/21/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 9 seconds
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2023 holiday options at WDW - PREP 383

Shannon recaps her 2023 holiday trip to Walt Disney World. Listen to hear her review of the new Jollywood Nights and why she thinks Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is the best one in years. She includes tips on how to enjoy the holidays at Walt Disney World without paying extra for the parties.   Links: Disney World Christmas 2023 Complete Guide Where to find characters at Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Is the 2023 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party worth it? (Review & Strategy) Overview of Epcot’s Festival of the Holidays for 2023 Ultimate Guide to Disney Jollywood Nights Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
11/15/20231 hour, 35 seconds
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November, day 5 - Disney Springs, AK, HS

11/13/20236 minutes, 13 seconds
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November, day 4 - first Jollywood Nights

11/12/20236 minutes, 31 seconds
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November, day 3 - second Christmas party

11/11/20237 minutes, 34 seconds
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November trip, day 2 - first Christmas party!

11/10/202310 minutes, 2 seconds
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November trip, day 1 - French Quarter, Epcot

11/9/20233 minutes, 43 seconds
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Chatting with Shantelle of Magical Tour Guide - PREP 382

Shannon talks with Shantelle of Magical Tour Guide (formerly Disneyland Tour Guide) about their shared goal of helping travelers get the most out of their Disney day. Shantelle shares what makes her unique in the Disneyland creator niche, how her family created a love of Disneyland, why she started her Instagram account and what led her to change the name of it. She discusses Disneyland strategy, what to look for in a Disneyland hotel, and what she’s most excited about for future travels.   Links: Magical Tour Guide Instagram site Shantelle's website Magical Tour Guide YouTube channel 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
11/7/202349 minutes, 11 seconds
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Missy’s solo Disney Mom-cation - PREP 381

Missy embarked on a whirlwind weekend solo trip to Disney World. Listen as she tells Shannon more about why 10 percent of her original plan actually happened. She includes what crowds were like on a Saturday afternoon in the fall at Epcot, her unintentional 4-park day, and why and how she pivoted. Missy’s trip embodied her statement to the young people she chatted with along the way: “You’re still a person when you are a mom.”   Post trip begins: 17 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
10/31/20231 hour, 38 minutes, 2 seconds
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Planning a group Disneyland trip - PREP 380

Shannon chats about her recent trip to Disneyland. Listen as she highlights the strategies she used to travel with 34 people, what Oogie Boogie Bash was like, where to stay (economically!) near the parks, and what surprised her about Disneyland in October.   Links: Disneyland info The Anaheim Hotel 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
10/24/202323 minutes, 11 seconds
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Kelle’s westbound transatlantic cruise on the Disney Dream - PREP 379

Kelle and her husband embarked the Disney Dream in Southhampton, England, and ended their trip in their home port of New York City. Kelle shares details of the journey she said was, “a trip of a lifetime. Pure joy.” She included specifics on pricing, meaningful moments of connection, their time in the Rainforest Room and Satellite Falls, mornings of their veranadah, exploring Vigo, Spain, on their own and a guided tour in Lisbon. Kelle also experienced special offerings like a couples choice spa treatment, interesting classes like dance class and costuming workshop, a crew talent show, and a cabin crawl organized by her helpful cruise-specific Facebook group. Listen for more details and tips of how to plan your own extended cruise.   Post-trip begins: 44 minutes   Links: Book a Disney cruise with Small World Vacations DCL Cruise Nerd Instagram 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
10/17/20232 hours, 35 minutes, 26 seconds
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Jude’s fall 10-day trip to Walt Disney World - PREP 378

“It’s how you frame your mind,” is how Jude reflected on her recent 10-day trip to Walt Disney World with her husband and three children. Jude shares with Shannon about special interactions with a cast member at the Grand Floridian, her extensive plans, what is like to adjust at Disney and what she would do differently. Listen as she tells of special little moments. “The stuff I think about isn’t the rides. It’s twirling my girls in the Grand Floridian lobby. A lot of the things we loved the most were things we couldn’t have planned.”   Post trip begins: 59 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%  
10/10/20233 hours, 32 minutes, 10 seconds
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Nicole traveled to Disneyland with her toddler - PREP 377

Nicole visited Disneyland several times in the past. However, this was her first time traveling with a toddler. Listen as she shares with Shannon details about her September trip to Disneyland with her husband and their 2-year-old son. She shines a light on where to find the best cold brew in Disneyland and where are the best places to eat gluten-free and plant-based items.   Post trip begins: 24 minutes   Links: Disneyland Resort Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort WDW Prep School Disneyland Resort 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
10/3/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 36 seconds
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What's coming in late 2023 and early 2024 - 376

Shannon shares personal updates and highlights what to expect from Walt Disney World for the rest 2023 and the beginning of 2024.   Links: What is coming to Disney World in 2024 and beyond Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
9/26/202318 minutes, 23 seconds
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Dishing with Bethany Vinton - PREP 375

Shannon chats with Bethany Vinton, a Disney content creator in the food and beverage realm. Bethany is on a mission to dine at every restaurant at Disney World and share those experiences with others to help people plan the food and beverage part of their Disney World vacation. Her day-job is a marketing consultant in the Pacific Northwest. Listen to hear how her Disney content outlet originated and what is next in her journey. Links: Bethany's Instagram Bethany Vinton's website The Main St Dish podcast Instagram The Main St Dish website 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
9/19/202328 minutes, 46 seconds
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Aleisha’s England trip and Norwegian Disney cruise - PREP 374

Aleisha, her husband, and their 10-year-old and 7-year-old children, recently experienced their first trip overseas and first cruise. She shares with Shannon details of their two-week adventure including packing in carry-on bags only, navigating London via the Tube, downtime in nearby Weymouth, and a week-long stay on the Disney Dream cruise ship exploring ports in Norway. Listen to hear Aleisha’s thoughts on the cruise food, port adventures, character meets, and her list of pluses and minuses of international cruise ship travel.   Post-trip begins at 29 minutes.   Links: Andaz London Liverpool Street Briksdalsbreen Glacier Loen Skylift Fjord Safari RIB Boat Lysefjorden Disney Cruise Line Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
9/12/20232 hours, 21 minutes, 26 seconds
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Alise’s quick mother-daughter trip to Disney World - PREP 373

Alise and her 7-year-old daughter, Rosemary, flew from Virginia to Orlando for a quick mother-daughter trip to Walt Disney World. She shares with Shannon about navigating the parks with celiac disease and all the gluten-free goodies they were able to enjoy. Listen to hear what they thought of All Star Sports, going to Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party on a travel day, and how planning makes it easier to pivot.   Post trip starts at 29 minutes.   Links: Complete Guide to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Access our Food and Wine 2023 Guide 2023 Food and Wine Festival Tips Complete Guide to Disney World Dining All Star Sports Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
9/5/20231 hour, 40 minutes, 33 seconds
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Disney World and Enneagram types - PREP 372

We combine two of our favorite topics: Disney World planning and Enneagram types! Listen as Shannon highlights how different personality types approach Disney World planning. Use this knowledge as the planner to incorporate the things important to both you and the rest of your travel party. Links: Access our Food and Wine 2023 Guide Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
8/29/202320 minutes, 35 seconds
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10th anniversary + 2023 MNSSHP - PREP 371

We are celebrating 10 years of the WDW Prep to Go podcast! (It’s been downloaded more than 4 million times!) Shannon shares about the early days of the podcast including what has changed and what has stayed the same. Plus, the WDW Prep School team has comprehensive coverage of the 2023 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Magic Kingdom. Shannon breaks down the basics and crafts model touring plans. Links: Complete guide to Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Where to find every Magic Shot at the Halloween party Where to find the characters at MNSSHP Strategy and tips for Boo-To-You parade 2023 MNSSHP food guide 2023 Halloween events at WDW Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
8/22/202322 minutes, 8 seconds
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Our top picks for the 2023 Epcot Food and Wine Festival - PREP 370

Shannon chats with WDW Prep team members Heather, Allyson, and Felicia about the 2023 Epcot Food and Wine Festival. They discuss their experience at the first three (very hot!) days of the festival and share how they each would spend $75 when enjoying a day at the festival. Their picks: Ally’s favorites Brew-Wing: Impossible™ Buffalo Chicken Tenders with Plant-Based Blue Cheese, Plant-Based Ranch and Celery (NEW) (plant-based item) ($7.50) AND Brew Hub French Connection IPA, Lakeland, FL ($5.50) Flavors From Fire: The Impossible™ Burger Slider with Wasabi Cream and Spicy Slaw on a Sesame Seed Bun (plant-based item) ($6.00) The Fry Basket: Adobo Yuca Fries with Garlic-Cilantro Aïoli (plant-based item) or Pickle Fries (both $5.50) Greece: Spanakopita ($4.75) Flavors of America: Freshly Baked Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing ($4.50) India: Potato and Pea Samosa with Coriander-Lime Cream (plant-based item) ($5.50) Japan: Brew Hub Momo Amber Ale, Lakeland, FL (NEW) ($5.50) Refreshment Outpost: Ciderboys Mango Tango Hard Cider ($11.25) Spain: Sangria Flight ($13.00) Brazil: Xingu Brazilian Black Lager ($5.50) Felicia’s favorites Flavors of America: Beer Flight ($10.00) The Fry Basket: Pickle Fries with Dill Ranch ($5.50) Tangierine Cafe: Stone-Baked Moroccan Bread with Hummus, Chermoula and Zhoug Dips ($5.00) India: Chicken Tikka Masala with Fennel-Spiced Yogurt and Naan Bread ($6.25) Spain: Sangria Flight ($13.00) Spain: Charcuterie with a selection of imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses, Olives and an Herbed Serrano Vinaigrette ($6.50) Refreshment Outpost: Gulf Stream Brewing Co. Cloud Watermelon Hibiscus Lager, Ft. Lauderdale, FL ($11.25) Brew-Wing: Crispy Brussels Sprouts with Buffalo Sauce, Plant-Based Blue Cheese and Plant-based Ranch ($5.00) Flavors from Fire: Smoked Corned Beef with House-made Potato Chips, Cheese Curds, Pickled Onions and Beer-Cheese Fondue ($6.50) Japan: Brew Hub Momo Amber Ale, Lakeland, FL ($5.50) Heather’s favorites Flavors of America: Left Hand Brewing Sawtooth Amber Ale, Longmont, CO ($5.50) Greece: Griddled Cheese with Pistachios and Honey ($5.00) Tangierine Cafe: Blake's Hard Cider Co. Peach Party Peach & Blackberry Hard Cider, Armada, MI ($5.50) India: Potato and Pea Samosa with Coriander-Lime Cream ($5.50) Spain: Charcuterie with a selection of imported Spanish Meats, Cheeses, Olives and an Herbed Serrano Vinaigrette ($6.50) Spain: Viña Borgia Macabeo White Sangria ($6.50) Mexico: Tostada de Carnitas: Braised Pork on a Fried Corn Tortilla with Black Beans, Avocado Mousse, Queso Fresco and Chives ($7.75) Refreshment Port: Braised Beef Poutine: French Fries with Braised Beef, Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs Cheese Sauce, Cheese Curds, Crumbled Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs ($10.00) Refreshment Port: Boulevard Brewing Co. Quirk Pineapple Orange Whip Hard Seltzer, Kansas City, MO ($11.25) Flavors from Fire: Smoked Corned Beef with House-made Potato Chips, Cheese Curds, Pickled Onions and Beer-Cheese Fondue ($6.50) Japan: Brew Hub Momo Amber Ale, Lakeland, FL ($5.50) Links: 2023 Guide and Tips for the Epcot Food and Wine Festival Disney World 101: The Ultimate First Timer's Guide Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 6 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder WDW Prep Merch Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
8/15/202347 minutes, 4 seconds
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Interview with the creator of Standby Skipper - PREP 369

Shannon chats with the Captain of Standby Skipper. She shares their Disney family origin story and how that led to optimizing park touring and eventually to the creation of Standby Skipper, the app that lends a hand to planners using Genie+ at Walt Disney World so visitors spend less time on their phone during vacation. The Captain also answers questions about the security and legality of the app and how their family uses the app’s tools.   Links: Standby Skipper Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
8/8/202330 minutes, 9 seconds
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Matt. O’s multi-generational trip to Disneyland - PREP 368

Matt, his wife, their five-year old daughter, and his parents recently flew from the east coast to California. They explored San Diego, Los Angeles, and - of course - Disneyland Resort. Matt shares what they thought of the new Element hotel as well as the interactions that set Disneyland apart from Walt Disney World.   Post trip begins: 22 minutes   Links: Complete guide to Disneyland Element by Westin San Diego Zoo Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
8/1/202359 minutes, 45 seconds
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Sarah E.’s family WDW trip at the Swan - PREP 367

Sarah, her husband, and their sons traveled to Walt Disney World for a summer family vacation. Listen as she shares with Shannon about the benefits of staying at the Walt Disney World Swan Resort and how they fared with July heat and crowds. Post trip begins: 23 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
7/25/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 9 seconds
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5 tools we use to plan trips - PREP 366

Shannon highlights tools we use to plan our trips (find those hard-to-get reservations at Mouse Dining!) as well as things you can practice from home before you go to Disney World so you don’t have as many things to learn while you are on your trip.   Links: Thrill-Data Walt Disney World Live Entertainment Mouse Dining Standby Skipper 8 things you can test or practice at home before visiting Walt Disney World Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Podcast Episode Finder Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
7/18/202317 minutes, 25 seconds
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Linda's family trip to London and Paris with Adventures by Disney - PREP 365

Linda, her husband, and their young children embarked on a trip to London and Paris. Linda’s mother joined them for their Adventures by Disney portion. Listen as Linda shares details of the trip including flight delays, surprise local spots, a tour of Warner Bros. Studio, scoring tickets last minute for a show in London’s West End, how it was to travel as part of an Adventures by Disney group, what she loved about Disneyland Paris, and what she would (and wouldn’t!) do if she made the same trip again. Post trip begins: 40 minutes Links: Adventures by Disney London and Paris Warner Bros Studio Tour London Thames Rib Experience Disneyland Paris Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
7/11/20232 hours, 53 minutes, 45 seconds
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Marin M.'s family celebration trip to Disney World - PREP 364

Marin planned a family trip to Walt Disney World in 2020 to celebrate her retirement. Delayed due to the pandemic shutdowns and life changes, Marin, her husband, their daughter, son-in-law, and son finally made the trip from Kansas City to Orlando and added a couple of other celebrations to the list. Listen as Marin shares with Shannon about their experiences of reconnecting with each other, a 30th anniversary dinner at Victoria & Albert’s, a VIP tour, what they thought of the Disney’s Riviera Resort, and more! Post trip begins: 37 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Things we recommend     Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
7/4/20232 hours, 9 minutes, 12 seconds
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Chatting about recent announcements - PREP 363

Shannon discusses recent announcements from Disney including 2024 packages, the Disney Dining Plan, changes to Genie+, and holiday offerings both new and returning. Check out the links below for more information. Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 2024 Disney Dining Plan Genie+ changes at Disney World Holidays at Disney World in 2023 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
6/27/202324 minutes, 31 seconds
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Resort only Disney World trip with Alice G. - PREP 362

Alice and her family traveled from Maryland to Orlando for a quick Walt Disney World trip to celebrate their 10th wedding anniversary. They filled their days with fun and adventure - and no Disney World theme parks! Alice shares with Shannon their experience with Storybook Nannies and date night, Typhoon Lagoon, Port Orleans French Quarter, and why she called this “one of the best Disney trips we’ve ever had”. Post trip begins: 22 minutes Links:  Storybook Nannies Free or Cheap Things to Do with Kids at Disney World 22 unique things to do at Disney World Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney's Port Orleans Resort - French Quarter Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
6/20/202346 minutes, 22 seconds
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Courtney and her family explore Japan - PREP 361

Courtney, her husband, and two sons traveled to Japan for an epic two-week adventure. She shares details of their time at Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo Disney Sea - including their stay at the Hotel MiraCosta - and Universal Studios Japan. Courtney also covers the highlights of her family’s exploration of Japan’s Harajuku area, Mt. Nokogiri, temples, spa, Osaka, Torii Gates, a traditional tea ceremony, and a bamboo grove. Listen to also hear how the weather impacted her trip and what she thought was worth the effort and what she wouldn’t do again. Post trip begins:  1:08 Links: TDR Explorer Klook Japan Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
6/13/20233 hours, 32 minutes, 27 seconds
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Cruising to Alaska on the Disney Wonder - PREP 360

Have you added taking an Alaskan cruise to your bucket list? Shannon and Heather, along with their significant others, recently traveled on the Disney Wonder from Vancouver to Alaska. Shannon shares highlights from the voyage - including what port adventure she will remember for the rest of her life and one that was not even close to worth the time and money.   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.   Links: BetterHelp Complete Guide to Disney Cruise Line Small World Vacations Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
6/6/202355 minutes, 33 seconds
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Summer Travel Tips - PREP 359

Walt Disney World in the summer can be a fantastic place to visit…if you are prepared. To help, we’ve gathered our best Disney World summer travel tips when heading to the most magical place on earth. Listen as Shannon highlights the top ways to plan for your summer trip. Links: Our 9 Best Tips for Traveling to Disney World in the Summer  Complete Guide to Genie Plus at Walt Disney World (with FAQs and Tips) Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/30/202311 minutes, 8 seconds
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Erin C.’s trip with two little ones to Disney World - PREP 358

Erin C. traveled from Canada to Walt Disney World with her 4-year-old son and 9-month-old daughter as a solo adult. She shares with Shannon how she navigated with two young children during their travels and four days in the parks. Listen until the end to hear several tips she learned and what she would change if she were to do the trip again. Post trip begins at 43 minutes. Links: Ultimate Guide for visiting Disney World with Toddlers Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/23/20232 hours, 38 minutes, 57 seconds
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Competing at The Summit and a Disney World vacation with Misty O. - PREP 357

Misty O. chats with Shannon about her experience with The Summit by Varsity cheer competition at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex. She shares lessons she’s learned from attending with her daughter for multiple years. After the competition, Misty and her family added on a Walt Disney World vacation with several days in the parks. This trip was the first opportunity for her youngest son to ride major rides. Listen to hear what Misty thought of their first experience with DAS pass and their inaugural stay at the Polynesian DVC studios. Post trip begins at 47 minutes. Links: Cheer competition FAQs 2023 Complete Guide to Epcot's Flower & Garden Festival Dine with Orcas Guide to Disability Access Service at Disney World Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/16/20232 hours, 44 minutes, 36 seconds
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Cheap and unique things to do at Disney World - PREP 356

Shannon highlights 15 free and cheap things and 22 unique activities to do at Walt Disney World. Check out the the articles linked below to reference those items and add a few to your next trip to the most magical place on Earth. This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self. Links: BetterHelp Free and cheap things to do with kids at Disney World 22 unique things to do at Disney World Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/9/202336 minutes, 53 seconds
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Joanna and Kacey’s Off-site Birthday Trip - PREP 355

Joanna and Kacey chat with Shannon about their 30th birthday trip to Walt Disney World in an off-site AirBnB they shared with several friends. They share strategies for traveling with a variety of adults which included coordinating various groups during park days, key dining reservations, a rest day celebrating Kacey’s birthday, and ending the vacation with a comprehensive challenge.  Links: Off-site Disney World resorts Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
5/2/20232 hours, 10 minutes, 52 seconds
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Jenn A. shares about her runDisney trip and need to pivot - PREP 354

Jenn A. talks with Shannon about her recent trip to Walt Disney World. She, her husband, and three children embraced “flow” and the need to pivot due to sickness and family preferences. Their trip at the Boardwalk villas was their first as Disney Vacation Club owners and Annual Passholders, and included a runDisney race and sweet unexpected moments. Listen until the end to hear Jenn’s daughters chime in on what were their favorite parts of the trip. Post trip begins: 42 minutes   Links: Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Ultimate guide to runDisney Complete Guide to Disney World Dining  Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/26/20232 hours, 4 minutes, 36 seconds
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Nine things I learned on my holiday trip to Disney World - PREP 353

Shannon recaps her post-Easter-week trip to Walt Disney World. She shares the nine things she learned and/or confirmed on this trip, including the best way to book Advance Dining Reservations, why planners have an advantage especially in holiday crowds, what her experience with Standby Skipper was like, and the importance of not being afraid to cancel or change plans. Links: 7 Step Disney World Planning Process All About Disney World Tours 20 unique Disney World souvenir ideas Standby Skipper Away We Go Transportation Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/19/202350 minutes, 11 seconds
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April 2023 trip - day 5 (MK)

4/15/20234 minutes, 48 seconds
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April 2023 trip - day 4 (AK w/Wild Africa Trek)

4/14/20234 minutes, 46 seconds
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April 2023 trip - day 3 (HS)

4/12/20238 minutes, 37 seconds
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Chatting with Tom Bricker from Disney Tourist Blog - PREP 352

In this episode, Shannon talks with Tom Bricker from Disney Tourist Blog. Listen to hear Tom’s perspectives on topics including MagicBand+, Galactic Starcruiser, Tron Lightcyle/Run and Pirates of the Caribbean at Walt Disney World versus Shanghi Disneyland, the return of Happily Ever After and Epcot Forever, and the construction at Epcot. He makes a few predictions and shares his future travel plans.   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.   Links: BetterHelp Disney Tourist Blog 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend   Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/11/202341 minutes, 24 seconds
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April 2023 trip - day 2 (Epcot)

4/10/20236 minutes, 23 seconds
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April 2023 trip - day 1 (MK, AKL)

4/10/20236 minutes, 53 seconds
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Traveling to Disney World during Spring Break - PREP 351

Shannon talks with four guests who traveled to Walt Disney World during the March Spring Break season. Rachel G, Kaitlyn W, Rachel D, and Brittany P share how they navigated the parks during this busy season and their reports highlight the differences among the three weeks of March Spring Break. Listen to learn more about staying at Shades of Green, how individual lightning lanes can sell out when staying offsite, and if these guests would return again during Spring Break season. Links: https://wdwprepschool.com/disney-world-resorts/offsite/ https://wdwprepschool.com/disney-world-crowd-calendar/ https://wdwprepschool.com/planning-and-tips/ Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
4/4/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 8 seconds
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Cruising on the Disney Magic with John A. - PREP 350

John, his wife, and two daughters embarked the Disney Magic from New Orleans and spent four days cruising. It was their first Disney cruise and John shares what his daughters thought of the kids’ clubs, how Disney compares to other cruise lines he has traveled, and how his family spent their pre-cruise day in New Orleans.   Post trip begins at 15 minute mark.   Links: https://wdwprepschool.com/disney-cruise-line/ Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%  
3/28/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 55 seconds
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Things to do outside of the parks - PREP 349

Shannon highlights several activities that do not require a ticket to the Walt Disney World parks. Listen to hear more about how to visit the resorts, check out fireworks, try transportation, sample different treats, partake in resort activities, and view holiday and special event decor. Explore beyond the resorts to play mini golf or spend time shopping, flying in a hot air balloon, bowling, or watching a Cirque du Soleil show at Disney Springs. Links: 5 fun things to do outside of the parks Best places to watch Magic Kingdom fireworks outside of the park Complete Guide to Disney Springs All About Drawn to Life in Disney Springs Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/21/202316 minutes, 49 seconds
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Sailing concierge on the Disney Wish with Sarah A. - PREP 348

Sarah A. sailed concierge on the Disney Wish with her husband, two children, parents, sister and brother-in-law to celebrate her parents’ 35th anniversary. Shannon chats with Sarah to learn more about their four-day sailing that included a cabana on Castaway Cay, Palo dinner and brunch, a martini tasting, and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. They also discuss the fun non-park activities Sarah and her family enjoyed at Disney World both before and after their time on the Wish. Sarah shares her strategies for taking young children to many fine dining restaurants and the surprise she and her sister arranged to thank their parents for their cruise. Post trip begins at 38 minutes. This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self. Links:BetterHelp  MTP Photography Away We Go Transportation Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend Affiliate Links: Amazon DVC Rentals Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Small World Vacations Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10%
3/14/20232 hours, 15 minutes, 47 seconds
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Flower and Garden Festival 2023 - PREP 347

The 2023 Epcot International Flower and Garden Festival spans more than 120 days. We were at the opening days of the festival to check out every topiary, garden, merchandise product, and scavenger hunt prize. We sampled every food and drink item at the outdoor kitchens. In this episode, Shannon highlights the good - and not so good - so you can strategically plan your visit to the Flower and Garden Festival to maximize your time and money.  Links: 2023 Complete Guide to Epcot's Flower and Garden Festival Flower and Garden Festival Topiary Map 2023 Flower and Garden Festival Food Booths Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend
3/7/202334 minutes, 42 seconds
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Traveling on the Spectrum - PREP 346

Walt Disney World vacation planning can be tricky (even for seasoned travelers!). Families with autistic children or adults have extra accommodations to take into consideration. Today, Shannon talks with Melinda, Amanda, Emily, Lori, and Anthony about traveling with family on the autism spectrum. They share their experiences, tips, and encouragement.  Links: Planning Resources for Visiting Walt Disney World with Special Needs Taking a child on the autism spectrum to Walt Disney World Guide to Disability Access Service (DAS) at Walt Disney World How to use Rider Switch at Walt Disney World Orlando Medical Rentals Kids Nite Out   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep to Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube  
2/28/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 35 seconds
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Best Disney Resorts in 2023 - PREP 345

Heading to Disney World? You’ll need a place to stay.   With more than 30 different onsite Disney World resorts to choose from, not to mention the countless offsite options within a short drive to the parks, it may all seem a bit overwhelming.   When it comes time to book, how do you know what the best Disney World resorts are?   Over the past several years, we’ve made it our mission to collect as much information as we can about all your different Walt Disney World resort hotel options.   We’ve not only stayed in all the resorts (most multiple times), but we’ve also spent a lot of time putting together videos and beefing up all of our resort-specific pages with our personal pics and reviews.   Let's chat about the best Disney World Resorts.   Links: Walt Disney World Value Resorts Walt Disney World Moderate Resorts Walt Disney World Deluxe Resorts Best Disney Resorts 7 Step Disney World Planning Process   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend
2/21/202319 minutes, 58 seconds
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How to Plan a Disney World Trip in 2023 - PREP 344

Our goal is to help you plan your dream Disney World vacation, and that all starts right here. This episode will walk you through planning a trip in 7 easy steps. After that, we’ll go through some of the other important information you’ll need to know before you go.  Consider this a Cliff Notes version for getting started (or even for getting reacquainted) with Disney vacation planning.   The past few years have brought many changes – some of which are fairly significant. Here are the ones that are the most important for you to be aware of: FastPass+ service is out and Genie+ is in Extra Magic Hours (EMHs) have been replaced with a new program called “Early Theme Park Entry“ Extended Evening Theme Park Hours have been added – but only for onsite guests at Deluxe and Deluxe Villa resorts Reservations are required to visit the parks Disney’s Magical Express has been discontinued (no more free rides between the airport and your Disney Resort) Park hopping can only be done after 2 PM Advanced Dining Reservations are made at 60 days out now (instead of 180 days) Disney Dining Plan is not currently being sold (although Disney has confirmed it will be back sometime in the future) Our best advice is to make sure you do not assume that everything is the same – because it isn’t.   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.   Links: BetterHelp Walt Disney World Crowd Calendar Complete Guide to Disney World Dining Disney World Touring Strategies 7 Step Disney World Planning Process Guide to Disney Park Pass Reservations   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend
2/14/202323 minutes, 7 seconds
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Combining Adventures by Disney and a Disney Cruise Trip Report with Glenda - PREP 343

Have you considered combining an Adventures by Disney vacation with a Disney Cruise? Glenda and her husband did exactly that, and she's here to tell us all about her experience. Was Adventures by Disney worth it? You'll find out! Warning - the post trip of this episode contains spoilers for the Disneyland Adventures by Disney trip. The ABD portion begins at the 1 hour 8 minute mark. Timestamps: 20 minutes: Post Trip Begins (Disney Cruise) 59 minutes: San Diego 1 hour 8 minutes: Disneyland Adventures by Disney Trip Links: Adventures By Disney Disney Cruise Line Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend  
2/7/20232 hours, 3 minutes, 11 seconds
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Disney World with a Toddler - PREP 342

Have you ever wondered what taking a road trip to Walt Disney World with a toddler would be like? Mary Margaret joins us today to chat about her recent trip with her husband and their 15-month old son. They attended many character meals, Disney After Hours at Magic Kingdom, Extended Evening Theme Park Hours at Magic Kingdom, and much more!   Post Trip Timestamp: 38:11   Links: SlumberPod Mousekeeping Envelopes Disney After Hours Guide Disney After Hours Tickets and Info from Walt Disney World Best Disney Character Meals   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch! Things we recommend
1/31/20231 hour, 59 minutes, 27 seconds
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Chatting with journalist Scott Gustin - PREP 341

Scott Gustin joins Shannon on the podcast today to discuss his history as a journalist and his interest in Walt Disney World and Disneyland. We get a peek into his life in the media sector on, why he is only active on Twitter, and his drive to deliver non-sensationalized news content.     Connect with Scott Gustin on Twitter Scott Gustin   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
1/24/202347 minutes, 46 seconds
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Festival of the Arts 2023 - PREP 340

Today we're covering everything you need to know about Epcot's Festival of the Arts in Walt Disney World. Following the episode are daily updates from Shannon and Heather's recent trip, including a stay at Disney's Polynesian Villas. Daily Timestamps Day 1: 14:24 Day 2: 24:41 Days 3&4: 26:02   Links for this episode: 2023 Guide to the Festival of the Arts at Epcot EPCOT International Festival of the Arts Complete Guide to Polynesian Villas & Bungalows   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
1/17/202331 minutes, 30 seconds
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What's it Like to Travel to Walt Disney World Over the Holidays? - PREP 339

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to visit Walt Disney World over the holidays? Some people absolutely love it and some people… well, not so much. If you’ve ever contemplated it, or wanted to hear first hand stories from Disney World holiday travelers, look no further. Shannon chatted with three separate holiday visitors to uncover their experiences of visiting Walt Disney World over the holiday season.    Timestamps: Kelly 1:39 Tamara 13:46 Christine 28:28   Links for this episode: BetterHelp  How to handle the crowds at Disney World during Christmas Your best bets for New Year’s Eve at Disney World 11 tips for handling the crowds at Disney World Best Genie+ Choices at Walt Disney World (book these first!)     Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.
1/10/202350 minutes, 5 seconds
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Laura C.'s Disney Trip With Her 10 Year Old Daughter - PREP 338

Laura and her 10 year old daughter took their first mother-daughter trip to Disney. Tune in to hear the differences in their plans vs. what really happened.     Links for this episode: Waldorf Astoria Orlando - Bonnet Creek Disney Park Hopper Tickets FAQ   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
1/3/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 29 seconds
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Bret Iwan is the voice of Mickey Mouse (and so much more) [Replay] - PREP 337

Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!    
12/27/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 13 seconds
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Disney Wish Cruise Review - PREP 336

Shannon and the WDW Prep School team embarked on a 4 night Merrytime Cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line's newest ship: The Wish. They enjoyed dinner in the Avengers dining room, playing trivia and dancing the night away at the silent disco.  There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.     Links for this episode: Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Disney Cruise Line Book a Cruise with Small World Vacations Complete Guide to Disney Cruise Line   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Podcasts Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
12/20/202229 minutes, 15 seconds
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What's Coming to Walt Disney World in 2023 - PREP 335

Today Shannon and the WDW Prep School Team are recapping 2022 and discussing what they're looking forward to in 2023 at Walt Disney World.   There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
12/13/202237 minutes, 56 seconds
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Chatting with Small Business Owners in the Disney Niche - PREP 334

Today we are recognizing three Disney-adjacent businesses that we think you might find useful as you plan your Disney vacations.     CurlCap didn't start out as a Disney-related business, but they have ventured into offering some very popular licensed Disney merchandise, including a Mickey cap with ears and a Tiana cap that has her signature embroidered on the side.     When Designer Park Co launched their park bags, we jumped on the pre-order list immediately as the backpacks are perfect for what we need during our trips. They have lots of space, a clasp for Mickey ears, an area for pins/buttons, a mesh net to make it easy to carry wet umbrellas, and tubing to connect to a water bottle inside your bag.     WDW Prep School is proud to partner with Small World Vacations, Diamond Level Authorized Disney Vacations Planners in business since 1996.     Links for this episode: Curl Cap on Amazon Curl Cap on Etsy Follow Britney on IG Follow Curl Cap on IG Designer Park Co - Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10% Follow Designer Park Co on IG Small World Vacations, Inc. - Scroll to the bottom to select your destination of choice. Follow Small World Vacations on IG BetterHelp   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.     A couple of the businesses do provide a referral commission to us if you choose to use them.     Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo     Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
12/6/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 15 seconds
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Staying Offsite at Walt Disney World with Lori R. - PREP 333

Post-trip timestamp: 38:46   Lori, her husband and children are joined by her in-laws on their off-site stay at Walt Disney World. Lori shares her experience with staying on-site vs. off-site in an AirBnB, and shares valuable insight that may help you decide what is right for your family when planning your next Walt Disney World vacation. Lori also discusses using the Disability Access Pass (DAS), Genie+, and navigating Disney with life-threatening food allergies.   There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.   Links for this episode: Droid Backpack LED Lights for Droid Backpack Noise Cancelling Headphones Justin Aldridge, Jedi Training Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!    
11/29/20222 hours, 29 minutes, 18 seconds
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Kat from Australia is Back with Exciting News - PREP 332

Kat from Australia returns this week to follow up on life after her trip report and to answer a few burning questions. You might be surprised with what she reveals - Shannon definitely was!  Links for this episode: 2023 Guide to the Festival of the Arts at Epcot Disney World 2022-2023 Crowd Calendar WDW Prep School Amazon Shop   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
11/22/202241 minutes, 56 seconds
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Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Strategy - PREP 331

It’s the most wonderful time of the year at Walt Disney World, and that means Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is back for the 2022 season.   Shannon and members of the WDW Prep School team recently returned from attending the first 2 Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Parties at Walt Disney World! This episode shares their experiences and strategies.   Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party is a special event that is held at Magic Kingdom in November and December. Although the other 3 parks all have varying levels of Christmas decorations and entertainment, MVMCP is the only specially ticketed event with a full evening of activities, fireworks, characters, and shows.   Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party requires a special ticket, which gets you up-to 8 hours of park time, exclusive entertainment, fun fireworks, plus tons of characters. But if you go into the evening without a plan, you may feel like you’re wasting money.   There are plenty of things to keep you busy during the party, and it is impossible to do it all. We hope this episode helps you figure out your plan. We have MUCH more in-depth information on our website and YouTube channel to help you plan your best trip possible. Be sure to check out the links below for more information and planning tips.   Day 1 Timestamp: 18:04 Day 2 Timestamp: 23:05 Day 3 Timestamp: 24:55 Day 4 Timestamp: 31:25   Links for this episode:   2022 Complete Guide to Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Where to find the Characters at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Dessert Party   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!    
11/15/202237 minutes, 43 seconds
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Rachel's Anniversary & First Visit to WDW - PREP 330

Post-trip timestamp: 44:19   Rachel and her husband are Disneyland veterans, but this was their first adult trip to Walt Disney World. They chose to go to Disney World in October to celebrate their first wedding anniversary. Their trip included Mickey’s Not-so-Scary Halloween Party, Universal Studios, Halloween Horror Nights, and lots of park hopping.   Key Takeaways: Bring enough cash for tipping.  Rachel was able to add a day, memory maker, and park hoppers when she realized that their package was more expensive than booking individually. She was originally able to book Genie+ when she booked the package, but when she rebooked, it was not available.   This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self.   Links for this episode: How to Ride Cosmic Rewind BetterHelp   Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher   Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
11/8/20222 hours, 41 minutes, 38 seconds
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Disney Cast Members Create Thriving Businesses During the Pandemic - PREP 329

When the pandemic caused Walt Disney World to shutdown and furlough cast members, they came together and created a facebook group Ear for Eachother.  We had the opportunity to speak with four members of the Facebook group who built businesses during this time. Here are their stories. Claire created a business out of ideas she wished that Disney was able to offer! She uses her cosmetology license to help her clients Disney bound in their own fairytale. Kellyann creates door decorations, delivers baskets, and in room celebrations. Prior to the shutdown, Kelly was a coordinator at Ohana and facilitator for Disney University and uses her experience with Disney to infuse magic into all of her creations.  Justin was a Jedi with the Jedi Training Academy prior to the shutdowns. In addition to his experience as a Jedi, Justin played baseball professionally. When the shutdown began, Justin offered baseball lessons in the Ear for Eachother Group and ended up with requests for Jedi lessons instead. Within 48 hours, he was booked up for the next 3 months! Suhi specializes in charcuterie boxes, edible party favors, and other beautiful food items. Her business was Suhi's way to combine her experience in the food and beverage industry with her passion for food - and especially cheese - to fill a need for Disney guests.  Links for this episode: Claire: Once Upon a Transformation - Website Claire: Once Upon a Transformation - Facebook Kellyann: Kreative Kreations by KK Justin: Star Wars Jedi Training Suhi: Tablitas Purpuras in a Box - Flo Ear for Eachother Facebook Group How to Get the Disney World Room You Want Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
11/1/202243 minutes, 44 seconds
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Giselle from Australia's First-Timer Trip Report - Prep 328

Giselle and her boyfriend planned a long vacation that included Walt Disney World, Universal Studios, and Miami. While some things went according to plan, some were derailed by Hurricane Ian. Thankfully, Giselle says it was the best vacation ever! Post-trip timestamp: 49:23   Links for this episode: The Quick Flick 50+ sunscreen spray  Complete Guide to Droid Depot Turo Car Rental Complete Guide to Universal Studios Florida Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
10/25/20222 hours, 32 minutes, 11 seconds
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Disney During the Holidays - PREP 327

The Holiday season at Disney World is one of the most popular times of year to visit, and when you hear this episode, we think you’ll see why. Not only are the parks decked out in their finest holiday decorations, but you’ll also find unique seasonal entertainment, food, and even fun attraction overlays. Disney World goes all out during the holiday season and today I have an overview of everything that happens in the parks and elsewhere on property from early November through early January. Visit www.wdwprepschool.com for everything you need to know to put together your dream Disney World Holiday vacation. Links for this episode: Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party Disney World Christmas Bucket List Complete Guide to Disney World at Christmas 25 Ways to Add Disney to Your Holidays Epcot's Festival of the Holidays Candlelight Processional Dining Package Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
10/18/202219 minutes, 25 seconds
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Traveling During a Hurricane - PREP 326

Have you ever wondered how Disney handles hurricanes? What do they do with the guests? How do operations change? In this episode we'll hear 4 guest reports of life at Walt Disney World, and Shannon's experience floating in the Caribbean on a Disney Cruise during Hurricane Ian. This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self. BetterHelp Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
10/11/202248 minutes, 26 seconds
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Disney College Program with Brooke Rogers - PREP 325

Brooke Rogers joins us in this episode to talk about her experience going through the Disney Cultural Exchange Program not once, not twice, but THREE times. The Disney Cultural Exchange Program is a version of the Disney College Program for non-US-based students. Tune in to learn what the application process is like, what roles are available, and to gain a general understanding of what it is like to join the DCP! This episode is brought to you by BetterHelp. Give online therapy a try at betterhelp.com/WDWPREPSCHOOL and get on your way to being your best self. Links for this episode: Complete Guide to Baby Wearing at Disney World Connect with Brooke on Instagram! Follow Brooke on YouTube! Disney College Program Disney Cultural Exchange Program BetterHelp Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!    
10/4/202228 minutes, 38 seconds
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Erin's Fort Wilderness trip (w/accessibility considerations) - PREP 324

Post Trip: 43:34  Erin and her 12 year old daughter Abby had a wonderful 2-week stay tent camping at Fort Wilderness! Abby is medically complex and improves when she is able to go to Disney, so they make it happen when they can. Their trip included one night at the Halloween party, Hoop-Dee-Doo Revue, and two dessert parties at Magic Kingdom. Erin shares her experiences camping, seeing lots of fireworks, utilizing DAS, and following interpreters from park to park. They drove to Disney and had access to their vehicle during their long trip. At the end of their trip, they spent time at Give Kids the World because Abby was a wish kid in 2015. There is much more information in the audio, we hope you enjoy Erin's fantastic trip report! Links for this episode: Disney DAS Information Disney Services for Guests with Hearing Disabilities Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
9/27/20223 hours, 6 minutes, 26 seconds
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Recapping D23 Expo Announcements - PREP 323

The D23 Expo just wrapped up, and we were so lucky to be there. During the Expo, lots of stuff gets announced at a bunch of panels that span across 3 days. There are panels for movie projects and TV shows, panels all about Marvel and Star Wars, and then there’s our favorite: the Disney Parks & Experiences Panel. We love this panel because that’s where we learn all about the proposed projects that are planned for all the Disney Parks around the world, plus all the new stuff they have in the pipeline for other experiences like Disney Cruise Line. Now, to be fair, not everything that gets proposed may actually make it. But, in general, aside from major worldwide pandemics, most things we see eventually make their way into the parks. Ready to hear what we have to look forward to? Let’s go! Links for this episode: Connect with Allyson on Instagram Disney Parks and Experiences: Every Announcement from D23 Expo D23 Expo 2022 blue sky ideas for Disney World (Zootopia, Moana, Coco, Encanto, villains) D23: The Official Disney Fan Club Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
9/20/202254 minutes, 23 seconds
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Planning Special Events at Disney World with Allison Mertzman - PREP 322

Have you ever wondered how much it costs to hold an event at Walt Disney World? What the process of planning your wedding in "The Most Magical Place On Earth" would look like? Allison Mertzman has all the details - and some are more surprising than you might think!  Links for this episode: Connect with Allison on Instagram Connect with Allison on TikTok Disney Fairytale Weddings Disney Vacation Club Rentals Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!
9/13/202245 minutes, 37 seconds
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Sharon's August Trip Report - PREP321

Post-trip timestamp: 43:52   Experienced Disney-goer Sharon took her family to Walt Disney World and Universal, attended Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and the Up Close with Rhinos Tour. Join us today to hear her trip report, and if everything went as planned. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.     Links for this episode: Disney World Planning and Tips Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Up Close with Rhinos Tour Quicksilver Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!      
9/6/20223 hours, 44 minutes, 56 seconds
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Gideon's Bakehouse Origin Story- PREP320

Gideon's Bakehouse opened in 2016 with $800 and one employee. How did this enchanting "small" business end up in Disney Springs? What's the story behind the decor? Dive into the story of the delectable half-pound cookies that took the Disney community by storm.  There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a deeper dive into Gideon's Bakehouse.   Links for this episode: Connect with Steve on Instagram Gideon's Bakehouse Gideon's Bakehouse Menu Valhalla Bakery - Orlando's go-to Vegan Bakery DVC Rentals Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch!    
8/30/202255 minutes
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Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Strategy & Thoughts - PREP319

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is one of the most popular events at Disney World, and it comes with all sorts of opportunities to celebrate the holiday in a family-friendly style. With tons of rare characters, lots of candy, and the opportunity to dress up in costumes, this party is sure to please fans of all ages. Here are some of our favorite tips for making the most of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party.  There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a deeper dive into Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party. Daily Updates begin at 32:36   Links for this episode: 10 Wickedly Good Tips for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party 2022 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Food (exclusive treats, dining options) Boo To You Parade & More 2022 Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party Entertainment 2022 Disney World Halloween Events (a complete guide) 6 Disney Gift Card tips Designer Park Company -Use code “WDWPrep” to save 10% Leave me a message (including Trip Report Submissions and Quick Tips) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch!    
8/23/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 56 seconds
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All Things runDisney with BBBrooke - PREP318

Time to lace up your running shoes. Not a runner? Think again. BBBrooke is chatting with us today on all things runDisney. Worried about the race-day process? She breaks it down. Concerned you can't do it? Yes you can. Brooke explains her history with Disney, how she wasn't a runner before discovering runDisney, and how anyone at any level can be a part of the runDisney community. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a deeper dive into runDisney.   Links for this episode: Connect with BBBrooke on Instagram Explore BBBrooke's Disney Licensed Shop runDisney runDisney Springtime Surprise Weekend DVC Rentals Disney Park Hours Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info.   You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch!    
8/16/20221 hour, 10 minutes
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John A.'s First Timer Trip Report - PREP317

Post-trip timestamp: 18:00   John A. took his family for their first Walt Disney World Trip. Join us today to hear his trip report, and if everything went as planned. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.     Links for this episode: Disney World Planning and Tips Baby Care Centers at Disney World First Aid at Disney World Quicksilver Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!    
8/9/20221 hour, 45 minutes, 57 seconds
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Ashley A.'s Land & Sea Trip Report - PREP316

Post-trip timestamp: 37:18   Ashley joins us today to recap her Walt Disney World to Disney Cruise Line and then *back* to Walt Disney World trip. She was joined by her husband and young children, as well as family friends and their children.   There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.   Links for this episode: Small World Vacations Disney Cruise Line Information Designer Park Co.- Use code "WDWPrep" to save 10% Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
8/2/20222 hours, 46 minutes, 23 seconds
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EPCOT Food and Wine Festival Strategy & Thoughts - PREP315

The WDW Prep School Team attended EPCOT's 2022 International Food and Wine Festival, where we ate and drank every available item, and participated in Remy's Ratatouille Hide & Squeak, and Emile's Fromage Montage. After compiling all of our data and experiences, I'm here to share our thoughts on the festival.   There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation.     Links for this episode: 2022 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Booths, Menus, and Reviews 2022 Complete Guide to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2022 Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak Scavenger Hunt Eat to the Beat Concert Series DVC Rentals Festival Supplies Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep Merch!  
7/26/202222 minutes, 13 seconds
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My July Food & Wine Trip Updates - PREP314

This Walt Disney World trip was heavily focused on the 2022 International Food and Wine Festival at EPCOT, as well as its accompanying activities - Remy's Ratatouille Hide and Squeak Scavenger Hunt and Emile's Fromage Montage. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Day 1 Timestamp: 1:22 Day 2 Timestamp: 7:27 Day 3 Timestamp: 20:50 Day 4 Timestamp: 32:11   Links for this episode: 2022 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Booths, Menus, and Reviews 2022 Complete Guide to the Epcot Food and Wine Festival 2022 Remy’s Ratatouille Hide & Squeak Scavenger Hunt Eat to the Beat Concert Series Cosmic Rewind Virtual Queue Quicksilver Tours and Transportation Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes  (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok YouTube Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch!    
7/19/202236 minutes, 38 seconds
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Give Kids The World with Pamela Landwirth - PREP 313

Join us as we meet with Pamela Landwirth, the President and CEO of Give Kids The World. Pamela explains the background of Give Kids The World  shines a light on the importance of its mission to provide a 'magical week of "YES" where Wish kids can experience the simple joys of childhood'. Be forwarned - tissues may be required when listening to this episode; it will get you in the feels and have you searching their website on ways to get involved. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation, and then head over to Give Kids The World's website for even more information on how *you* can help make magic. Links for this episode: Give Kids The World How to Help Give Kids The World Give Kids The World - YouTube Designer Park Co - Use code "wdwprep" Leave me a message Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message. For trip report submissions please include your first name, location, and trip info. For Quick Tips please include your name and your quick tip. You can do this using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Things We Recommend
7/12/202230 minutes, 34 seconds
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Disney Vacation Club with Jen Lefforge - PREP312

Today we're chatting with Jen Lefforge on all things Disney Vacation Club. Jen breaks down the ins and outs of DVC, who may benefit from owning a piece of the magic, as well as who DVC is *not* for. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation, and then head over to Jen's YouTube channel for even more of a deep dive on DVC. Links for this episode: Jen Lefforge on YouTube Ways to Book Your Disney Trip DVC Rentals Leave me a message Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message. For trip report submissions please include your first name, location, and trip info. For Quick Tips please include your name and your quick tip. You can do this using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Things We Recommend
7/5/20221 hour, 1 minute, 46 seconds
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Disney Genie System - PREP311

Today we're breaking down Disney's Genie System, including the difference between Genie, Genie+, and Lightning Lanes. There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Links for this episode: Genie+ FAQ Complete Guide to Disney Genie at WDW Touring Plan Strategies with and without Genie+ Quicksilver Car Service Leave me a message Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message. For trip report submissions please include your first name, location, and trip info. For Quick Tips please include your name and your quick tip. You can do this using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Things We Recommend
6/28/202226 minutes, 59 seconds
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Lori's DCL Alaskan Trip Report - PREP310

Post-trip timestamp: 37:48 There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Links for this episode: Cruising with Disney Palo, on Disney Cruise Line Alaskan Cruises on Disney Cruise Line Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo.   Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest TikTok Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch!
6/21/20222 hours, 19 minutes, 7 seconds
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Christine from Hawaii's WDW Trip Report - PREP309

There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Links for this episode: Turo Car Rental Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
6/14/20222 hours, 50 minutes, 37 seconds
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Heather C.'s May Trip - PREP308

Post-trip timestamp: 50:34 There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Takeaways: For rides that you’d like to ride multiple times, save your one LL/day for when the waits are longer, and choose standby while waits are low Can get alerts for tours (and other things) from MouseWatcher Epcot and Animal Kingdom G+ not as important as ILLs PizzeRizzo closes at 5 most days Heather pre-made Droid bags that she ordered on Amazon and put LED lights in so her children’s Droids would glow in Galaxy’s Edge at night Links for this episode: Genie+ Priorities When to book Genie+ selections  Vacation Grocery Delivery service MouseWatcher How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher  
6/7/20224 hours, 39 minutes, 56 seconds
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My May Trip Updates - PREP307

The main focus of this trip was Cosmic Rewind, as it opened during our trip.  There is much more info included in the audio, so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Takeaways: Surge pricing using rideshares - The app ‘Obi’ compares rideshare prices in real-time Virtual queue and Individual Lightning Lane for Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Potential for motion sickness on Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.  H2O Glow Nights - price and nighttime hours may be preferable vs. crowds and high heat during the day  Links for this episode: Guardians of the Galaxy FAQ Guardians of the Galaxy Virtual Queue H2O Glow Nights Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to leave us a message with your first name, location, and trip info. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher  
5/31/202220 minutes, 7 seconds
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Kay from the UK's WDW trip - PREP306

Post-trip timestamp: 48:44 Difficult story: 2:40:30-2:42:00 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Links for this episode Disability Access Service at Walt Disney World Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
5/24/20223 hours, 39 minutes, 15 seconds
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Laura's April group trip - PREP305

Post-trip timestamp: 44:40 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
5/6/20222 hours, 18 minutes, 6 seconds
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Meredith's WDW w/Starcruiser trip - PREP304

Post-trip timestamp: 50:55 Starcruiser portion: 2:20:30 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
4/27/20223 hours, 1 minute, 12 seconds
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Disneyland Day 3 - pool/Disneyland

4/25/20223 minutes, 5 seconds
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Disneyland Days 1&2 - all the nighttime things

4/24/202212 minutes, 12 seconds
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Easter trip - day 4 (HS/MK/departure)

4/19/20229 minutes, 54 seconds
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Easter trip - day 3 (AK/Disney Springs)

4/18/20229 minutes, 34 seconds
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Easter trip - day 2 (Epcot mostly)

4/17/202212 minutes, 22 seconds
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Easter trip - day 1 (arrival/MK)

4/16/20227 minutes, 32 seconds
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Kacey's London/Paris trip (including DLP) - PREP301

Post-trip timestamp: 21:40 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
4/6/20221 hour, 55 minutes, 11 seconds
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Kat from Australia's 3 week adventure - PREP300

Post-trip timestamp: 58:15 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Links Our Flower and Garden Festival info Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
3/23/20223 hours, 32 minutes, 36 seconds
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March 2022 day 3 - finishing F&G

3/4/20226 minutes, 29 seconds
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March 2022 day 2 - 12 F&G booths!

3/3/20229 minutes, 35 seconds
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March 2022 day 1 - arrival/Drawn to Life

3/2/20222 minutes, 52 seconds
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Sarah C.'s February Trip - PREP299

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Post-trip timestamp: 34:04 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
2/26/20223 hours, 27 minutes, 10 seconds
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Randi's trip of breakdowns (WDW, Universal, DAS) - PREP298

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. Post-trip timestamp: 42:44 How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
2/22/20222 hours, 52 minutes, 28 seconds
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Amanda's Universal/WDW Trip with DAS - PREP297

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Links mentioned: When can I make my next Genie+ selection? (with Disney World examples) A Genie+ Timeline of What to Book When for Walt Disney World Best Genie+ Choices at Walt Disney World (book these first!) Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
2/14/20222 hours, 15 minutes, 37 seconds
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January 2022 - day 5 (Epcot)

1/15/20227 minutes, 38 seconds
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January 2022 day 4 - Animal Kingdom

1/14/20224 minutes
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January 2022 day 3 - Hollywood Studios Genie+

1/13/20228 minutes, 54 seconds
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January 2022 day 2 - testing Genie+ at MK

1/12/20228 minutes, 41 seconds
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January 2022 - day 1 (arrival/Riverside/Steakhouse 71)

1/11/20224 minutes, 1 second
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Krista V.'s Christmas Trip - PREP295

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
12/31/20212 hours, 24 minutes, 9 seconds
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Casey's Thanksgiving Trip - PREP294

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
12/3/20212 hours, 14 minutes, 57 seconds
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Paul's solo runDisney trip - PREP293

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
11/19/20213 hours, 45 minutes
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November 2021 day 5 - HS/AK

11/13/20216 minutes, 33 seconds
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November 2021 days 3 and 4 - Epcot and Disney Springs

11/12/20217 minutes, 22 seconds
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November 2021 day 2 - 2nd Merriest After Hours

11/10/20216 minutes, 23 seconds
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November day 1 - 1st Merriest After Hours

11/9/20219 minutes, 41 seconds
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Liz's October extended family trip - PREP291

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
11/5/20212 hours, 4 minutes, 32 seconds
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Keeley's October Honeymoon (w/Genie+) - PREP290

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
10/27/20211 hour, 55 minutes, 27 seconds
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October trip - Epcot Day

10/6/20218 minutes, 3 seconds
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October trip - Poly bungalow/MK dessert party

10/5/20212 minutes, 34 seconds
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October 2021 day 2 - Magic Kingdom, Disney Springs

10/2/202111 minutes, 20 seconds
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October trip day 1 - Contemporary, Epcot

10/1/20218 minutes, 49 seconds
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Tom's U.K. Disney Cruise to Nowhere - PREP288

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
9/24/20211 hour, 39 minutes, 24 seconds
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Jessica's surprise birthday trip for her son - PREP287

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Groceries - Vacation Grocery Delivery Stickers - Sleepy Ashlee Stickers Fruit tray/Strawberries - Olivia's Kitchen Door decorations - Kreative Kreations by KK Cake Pops - Kellen Bellis/Moosen's Munchies Jedi Training - Justin Aldridge (via private message) Face painting - Two4art  Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
9/15/20211 hour, 20 minutes, 32 seconds
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Fran's mother/son August Trip - PREP286

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Fran's park bag Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
9/3/20211 hour, 18 minutes, 35 seconds
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Boo Bash and Disney Genie+ - PREP285

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode How to do Boo Bash  Our overview of Disney Genie and Genie+ Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
8/19/202119 minutes, 23 seconds
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Marcus & fam's July WDW trip - PREP284

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Deliveries by Dee Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
8/5/20213 hours, 24 minutes, 32 seconds
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Nick's July WDW + Hilton Head trip - PREP283

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Sweets and Treats by Amanda Jedi Training-style service Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
7/23/20212 hours, 7 minutes, 53 seconds
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Our fave booths at Food & Wine Festival - PREP282

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Overall guide to Food & Wine Festival (includes the map and data) Our 7 favorite booths Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
7/19/202131 minutes, 9 seconds
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Ken & Emily from Mousehacking first trip w/a baby - PREP281

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Mousehacking.com Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
7/9/20212 hours, 57 minutes, 49 seconds
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Rachel's June Friend Trip - PREP280

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Details on Sangria University Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
7/2/20212 hours, 14 minutes, 50 seconds
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Disneyland day 4 - short Disneyland day

6/25/20212 minutes, 43 seconds
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Disneyland day 3 - park hopping

6/24/20215 minutes, 27 seconds
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Disneyland day 2 - Avengers Campus for 1st time

6/23/20219 minutes, 4 seconds
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Disneyland day 1 - Arrival Day

6/22/20215 minutes, 5 seconds
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Amanda's Long May Trip - PREP278

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Amanda's son's podcasts: Disney Bros - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/disney-bros/id1556135057 Kids Who Disney - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/kids-who-disney/id1498837116 Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
6/18/20212 hours, 28 minutes, 10 seconds
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Erin's May Train Trip - PREP277

These are notes from this episode. There's much more info included in the audio so be sure to listen to the episode for a better explanation. How you can help Follow on social media Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest Sign up for the email list Become a Patron Get a quote request for a future trip from Small World Vacations Visit the site Check out the new WDW Prep merch! Info about this episode Amtrak Auto Train Quicksilver Tours car service Things We Recommend Leave me a message (including trip report submissions) Please use the SpeakPipe link below to say your first name, location, trip info, and leave us a message. You can do that using your computer or phone at https://www.speakpipe.com/WDWPrepToGo. Subscribe to get new episodes There are a few ways to get new episodes of WDW Prep To Go (if you're used to listening on the website, subscribe so you can take new episodes with you on your phone) Subscribe in iTunes (and please leave a review!) Subscribe in Google Play Subscribe to the feed Listen on Stitcher
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