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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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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

 

Jun 28, 2018

Today Doug and Derek share 10 of their biggest fails at Walt Disney World.  We hope you learn from our mistakes.

Check out our Patreon site: www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

If you'd like to book a Disney Vacation contact Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

 

Jun 22, 2018

When your child has special needs is a Walt Disney World vacation worth it? Well today we answer that question with Maureen from Autism at the Parks.  She gives strategies on how to enjoy Disney with a family member who has autism or other special needs.  We discuss Disney's unique DAS system and give options on how best to use that and fastpass.  We also talk about Universal and what they do for special needs at their park.  

For more information please visit www.autismattheparks.com/index.html

Also you find Maureen online on facebook or twitter @autismatthepark

And if you'd like a magical Disney vacation be sure to email Michelle for a quote!  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Thank for listening, be sure to subscribe and follow us on facebook and Twitter @ropedropradio

Jun 15, 2018

Today we welcome the DCL Dude onto to the show.  Wes has been on 15 Disney Cruises and shares his experience and details about navigating Castaway Cay, Disney's own private island.  We talk food, excursions, and best places to visit on the island.

Make sure you follow Wes on Twitter @theDCLDude

And if you'd like to check out Castaway Car on the Disney Cruise Line make sure you email Michelle for a quote!  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and follow us on social media 

Jun 8, 2018

Today we welcome back to the show our sponsor the Rope Drop Queen Michelle McKnight.  Last year she talked about trip planning 101 but today we are diving deeper.  This is trip planning 202!  We discuss advance strategies of when to plan your trip, reservations, fastpasses, and dinning.  We also announce the winner of our $50 gift card contest!  

If you'd like Michelle to plan your next Disney Vacation give her an email and she can get you some great quotes.  Michelle.McKnight@meil-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and follow us on social media!

Jun 1, 2018

We are full of spoilers today with our take one the most recent Star Wars film, Solo.

If you'd like to check out anything Star Wars at Walt Disney World, be sure to talk to Jedi Master Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and check us out on Facebook and Twitter!

May 29, 2018

Last June we recorded a mini podcast tackling the question of what to do when it's raining at Walt Disney World.  With all the rain recently, we decided it'd be a good time to drop this episode.  

If you'd like to take a magical Disney vacation talk to our amazing sponsor Michelle.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

May 25, 2018

First things first, we are running a contest.  To enter give us a written review on iTunes or Stitcher, then message us (so we know your user name).  You could win a $50 Disney Gift Card!

Some BIG news is happening right now at WDW, listen for those details.

Finally we discuss how to do a 2 day park trip.  How to hop, what to focus on, and strategies to help you get everything you want in such a short time at Walt Disney World.

If you'd like to take a magical Disney Vacation contact Michelle for a FREE quote.  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@me-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and leave us a review for a chance to win!

May 18, 2018

Today we welcome Jenn from WillSavefortravel.com who is going to share some tips on what to do when you are not in the park.

Visit her website at WillSaveForTravel.com 

or on Twitter @willsave4travel

And if you'd like to take a magical vacation let Michelle give you a FREE quote! You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to Subscribe!

May 11, 2018

Today we discuss the ESPN Wide World of Sports down with special guest Julie Jacobs.  We talk transportation, facilities, food, and more.  If you are going to be visiting Disney World and have an event at the ESPN Wide World of Sports, this episode is for you!

Be sure to subscirbe and follow us on social media

If you'd like a FREE Disney Vacation quote email Michelle at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

May 4, 2018

Today we start by answering some questions we get about what Marvel attractions and characters you can find in the parks.  We also talk Marvel Day at Sea, Disney Paris, and our favorite MCU films.  We then dive into our thoughts on Avengers Infinity War.

Be sure to subscribe and follow us on social media

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

 

Apr 27, 2018

Today we welcome Debbie and John Raises who met at Animal Kingdom 20 years ago when the park originally opened! They discuss what the park was like in 1998, how attractions have evolved, and their thoughts on Pandora.  You won't want to miss their stories or how the Animal Kingdom's 20th Anniversary celebration went down.

If you'd like to get a FREE quote on a magical Disney vacation contact Michelle with Mei-Travel.  You can email her at Michelle.MckNight@mei-travel.com

For more information about Animal Kingdom with Jon Raises visit discoveryriverboats.com

make sure you click the youtube link below to get a first hand glimpse of John on the River Boats 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5UqQVO2FCO0

 

 

Apr 20, 2018

Today we welcome to show from Backtothemouse.com Joseph Kaplan, who discusses his recent Disney Cruise and trip to Walt Disney World.  He gives us a review of Swan and Dolphin and Flower and Garden.  

If you'd like a free quote on a Disney vacation contact Michelle Mcknight today, you can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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