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Rope Drop Radio: A Disney Travel Planning Podcast

Our job at Rope Drop Radio is to help you navigate all things Disney, from the Parks to Cruise, we've done it all. We love talking Disney and want to make sure you have a wonderful time on your vacation.
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Dec 7, 2018

Today we talk about our must haves on a Disney trip especially if you are traveling with kids.  These products are tested and approved by us.  You can read more on our latest blog post http://wdwropedroppers.com/trusted-travel-gear/

If you would like to book a Disney Vacation please contact Michelle and she can get you quote.  Email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Help us continue to grow this podcast by becoming a patreon

www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

And follow us on social media @RopeDropeRadio

Dec 4, 2018

The Edge is the newest addition to the Celebrity Cruise line.  This is the future of modern luxury cruising and Doug is on-board experiencing all it has to offer.  He is joined by Alex Cenac and they give a full review. Discussing Dining, kid options, activities, and more.  If you are looking for an alternative to Disney Cruising, this ship might be perfect for you.

If you'd like to book a trip on the Celebrity Edge or any other Celebrity Ship, please contact Michelle McKnight and she can get the perfect itinerary set up for you.  You can email her today at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to follow Alex @AJCenac

Thank you for listening be sure to follow us on social media @RopeDropRadio and subscribe for future episodes

Nov 30, 2018

Today we discuss Derek's recent trip to Palm Springs and Disneyland.  We talk where he stayed including a hotel linked to meth, as well as going to Newport beach, and all things Disneyland.

Be sure to follow us @RopeDropRadio

And for more content and for support please visit our patreon 

www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio
 
If you'd like to take a magical Disney vacation get a free quote from Michelle.  Micehlle.McKnight@mei-travel.com
 
Nov 23, 2018

Today we welcome back Disney Author Aaron H Goldberg, who is going to help us rank the Walt Disney World resorts but first we discuss some Disney news, from new things coming to Epcot to the naming of the Star Wars attractions at Hollywood Studios.

Be sure to follow Aaron online @AaronHGoldberg and for more information about his books visit his site.  aaronhgoldberg.com

Also if you'd like to book a magical Disney Vacation at a resort of your choosing, let Michelle McKnight do all your travel planning needs.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Follow us @RopeDropRadio

Visit our website: WDWRopeDroppers.com

Become a patreon: www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

And subscribe for future episodes
Nov 16, 2018

Today we bring in an expert who knows about every drink in Epcot.  You can find him on twitter @EpcotBarCrawl.  We go country by country discussing the best drinks to get.  We share some secret drinking areas you might not know about and we let you know our favorite Disney cocktails.

Be sure to follow @EpcotBarCrawl 

And us @RopeDropRadio

And for your next Disney Vacation, let Michelle McKnight help you plan it.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

and check out our patreon page www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

 

 

 

Nov 9, 2018

Want to hear Doug's Chewbacca... becoming a Patreon 

www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio
 

Today we welcome back professional voice actor Ryan Wiley.  He's got a new role in an upcoming game called AVARIAvs and wanted to share his character with us.  We also discuss his recent trip to Disney's Vero Beach in Florida and of course he shares all his voices including Mickey Mouse and Chewbacca.

For more information about AVARIAvs you can follow them on twitter @AVARIAvs

and for Ryan check out @RyanWileyVO

If you would like to book a Disney Vacation contact Michelle, she can hook you up with all the best deals.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

follow us @ropedropradio

 

 

 

Nov 2, 2018

We welcome Doug back from his recent Disney Cruise to Bermuda.  He shares his review of the new itinerary out of New York.  We also discuss things to do on board from the new Rapunzel restaurant and also Halloween on the high seas.

If you'd like to book a magical Disney Cruise email Michelle today.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

And if you'd like to help support our show and get some free stuff, visit our patreaon site.  www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Follow us on social media @RopeDropRadio

 

Oct 26, 2018

Today we discuss what to do when the sun goes down.  A lot of attractions change and becoming more immersive.  We go park by park and talk our favorite things to do at night. 

If you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation, get a quote from Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to SUBSCRIBE and follow us @RopeDropRadio

And check our our website WDWRopeDroppers.com

Also thank you to all our Patreons!  If you'd like to join these amazing people and get more Disney Stuff click the link below.

www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

 

  

Oct 19, 2018

First Shout out to our NEW Patreons Elizabeth and Matt!  We would greatly appreciate your supports as we continue to grow.  Visit our patreon site www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Today we go EPIC and to do that we bring on Kristina and Kelli from Epic Disney Escape.  They do all sorts of crazy challenges at Walt Disney World and we talk about the best ones.  

If you want to become epic you can join the group on facebook 

www.facebook.com/EpicDisneyEscape/

Also on twitter and instagram @EpicDisneyEscape

And if you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation, contact Michelle, she'll get you an Epic Deal email her today: Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and follow us @RopeDropRadio

Oct 12, 2018

We would love for you to join us on patreon... $1 a month, helps so much and gets you bonus episodes.    www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

If you have been at Walt Disney World lately, you've noticed the cranes and construction walls.  Wonder what they are all for? Today we discuss everything coming to Walt Disney World in the next couple of years, including Star Wars, Guardians of the Galaxy, and the Gondola System.

If you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation, let the Rope Drop Queen book it for you.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and visit our website.  WDWRopeDroppers.com

@RopeDropRadio

Oct 5, 2018

Today we welcome back to the show Jenn from WillSaveForTravel.com.  Her and her husband just did a couples only Halloween Party at the Magic Kingdom.  We hear about that version versus Derek and Doug who have taken kids.  We discuss dressing up, rides, characters, Hallowishes, and strategies on what to wait in line for and what to skip.  If you are thinking of taking a trip to Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party, then this is a must listen.

If you'd like to be like Jenn and become one of our patreons visit our site  www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

For more about Jenn Visit WillSaveForTravel.com

And to book a trip for Mickey's Not So Scary or any Magical Disney Vacation, email Michelle for a free quote.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe for future episodes!

Sep 28, 2018

Today we welcome back Kent Mullins who loves Universal Studios Florida Halloween Horror Nights.  He gives his top ten review of the the houses, shares some strategies on how to get the most in, and talks specialty food and scare zones.  If you are planing on going this October, this show is a must!

If you'd like to book a trip to Universal Studios, make sure you talk to Michelle McKnight.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to visit us online at WDWRopeDroppers.com

and find us on social media.  @RopeDropRadio

 

Sep 21, 2018

Today we welcome a very special guest, Ryan from the Disney Pins Blog.  We talk everything pin trading from etiquette and lingo to events and high value pins.  This subject is fascinating and Ryan knows it all!

For more information about pins visit disneypinsblog.com

and follow Ryan on social media @disneypinsblog 

If you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation, get a Free quote from Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe

Follow us on social media @RopeDropRadio

and check out our website and blog.  WDWRopeDroppers.com

 

 

Sep 17, 2018

While at Walt Disney World Derek and Kent Mullins recorded a special bonus episode on how Kent did all 48 open attractions in one day.

Be sure to follow Kent @UCFKent

and us @RopeDropRadio

Check out our new website WDWRopeDroppers.com

And book any Disney travel with Michelle.  Email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Sep 14, 2018

Five day Walt Disney World trip with two kids and a baby... some may call it crazy.  Today we discuss Derek's trip report!  We talk Caribbean Beach resort, 50's Prime Time, attraction strategy, and what it's like to have a non walking baby at the parks.

If you'd like to take a Disney Vacation contact Michelle Today!  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Check out our new website WDWRopeDroppers.com

Be sure to find us on social and subscribe for future episodes!

Sep 7, 2018

Today we step away from Disney and discuss some other trips we have taken recently.  These non Disney trips explain why we love going to Walt Disney World so often.  

And no matter where you are going, it's worth an email to see if Michelle can help you book.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Check out our website wdwropedroppers.com

 

Aug 31, 2018

If you are debating about which Epcot area resort to try, then listen to us as we discuss Disney's Boardwalk Inn Resort.  We talk rooms, dining, shopping, clown pool, and transportation.  

If you'd like to book the Boardwalk, talk to Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to follow us on social media and subscribe!

Aug 24, 2018

Today we welcome onto the show Larry Welnowski from the Disney Food Allergy Group.  We dive into the question of what do you do when you have food allergies and dinning at the parks.  If you have a food allergy and are planing on going to Walt Disney World or Disneyland this show is for you.

For more information follow Larry's group @99disneychefs or on facebook search Disney Food Allergy Group.

If you'd like to take a magical vacation get a free quote from Michelle McKnight.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Thank you to Jenn from becoming our newest Patreon member!  If you'd like to be a member of our patreon visit www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

and visit our website WDWRopeDroppers.com

Be sure to subscribe and follow us on social media

 

Aug 17, 2018

Check out our new website WDWropedroppers.com

You asked questions, we are giving our answers.  

1. We are headed to Disneyland in November, what are your must eats, shows, and attractions?

2. How do you get more than 3 fastpasses?

3. Where can I find a master list of the health and safety info of each ride?

4.  Give a typical strategy for one day at Walt Disney World.

5. Favorite place to eat at Disneyland

6. Where do i begin planing a Disney Vacation?

7. How do i get the best bang for my buck with a family of four?

8. Is alcohol served, if not can i bring my own cooler.

9.  Is there a way parents can have some time to themselves while at Disney World.

10. What all is including on a Disney Cruise?

 

If you'd like to take a Disney Vacation or have a follow up question, ask Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and find us on social media!

 

 

 

Aug 10, 2018

Today we dive into the Disney Vacation Club with current member Wes from 365 Days of Disney.  We discuss price and what you get and if it's worth the investment.  

If you'd like to follow Wes you can find him on Twitter @365DaysOfDisney

You can follow us @RopeDropRadio

and if you'd like to be a patreon be sure to head over to our site.  www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Also if you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation email Michelle for a quote today.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to Subscribe for future episodes

Aug 3, 2018

Today we welcome back Kent Mullins who succesfuly became the first person to ride all 47 open attractions at Walt Disney World with the new Toy Story Land update in ONE DAY!  Enjoy re living the story through his ups and downs.

You can follow Kent on Twitter @UCFKent

Be sure to also follow @Epic_Disney and @Parkeology

And if you would like to make a run let Michelle McKnight book your travel.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

You can find Rope Drop Radio on Facebook, Twitter, and Instragram

 

 

Jul 27, 2018

Because we are not teenagers, we do not hang out in the teen clubs on the Disney Cruise Line.  So today we welcome onto the show Ainsley.  Her dad is Joe with Backtothemouse.com and they have been on 10 Disney Cruises and have experienced all 4 ships and their teen clubs.  If you are a parent wondering if you teen would enjoy a Disney cruise this is the show for you.

For more about Joe and Ainsley's trip visit backtothemouse.com

Be sure to follow us on social media @ropedropradio

If you'd like to take a magical Disney Cruise let Michelle do all the planning for you.  Get a Free quote today by emiling her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

And if you'd like to help us grow the show, visit our patreon site www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Jul 20, 2018

Doug and his family just spend 9 days at Walt Disney World, including being there for both Toy Story Land opening and the Fourth of July!

If you'd like to have a magical Disney vacation, let the Rope Drop Queen plan it for you.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Follow us on twitter @ropedropradio

 

Jul 12, 2018

The newest land in Walt Disney World is now open and Doug got to check it out opening day.  We dives into reviews for Slinky Dog Dash and Alien Swirling Saucers as well the theme of the new land and some strategies for rope drop.  If you are planing a trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios this episode is a must.

We'd love your support, click the link below and check our our patreon.

https://www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

If you would like to take a Disney Vacation let the best plan it for you.  Email Michelle today Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Follow us on twitter @ropedropradio

 

Jul 6, 2018

Today we head out west to Disneyland where a lot of changes have been happening.  Jen from the Disney Parks Moms Panel joins Derek to discuss the changes that have happened to Paradise Pier, now Pixar Pier, as well as the new Fast Pass System, Max Pass. 

You can follow Jen on twitter @JLap64

Also be sure to follow us @RopeDropRadio

And for booking any Disney travel let Michelle give you a quote you can email her Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

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