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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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Mar 23, 2018

Today we head North of Walt Disney World to Universal Studios where Doug and his family enjoyed 2 nights at Loews Portofino Bay and 2 full days at both Islands of Adventure and Universal Studios.  Doug is joined by his 12 year old daughter Samantha who discusses Universal from the Tween viewpoint.  We cover rides, restaurants, and characters all in Universal Studios.

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

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Mar 16, 2018

After some festival news and a Black Panther Rumor, we answer your questions.

What time will Magical Express Pick me up?

Why we go back so often?

Will there be a discount before Star Wars Land opens?

How do you use the Fantasmic Dinner Package?

What Disney Cruise Line Dining hall needs refurbishment?

How do you get to Port Canaveral from WDW?

Thank you for asking, we love answering!

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

Mar 9, 2018

You're in for a real treat as we I interview Kent Mullins and learn how he successfully accomplished FORTHY-SEVEN Walt Disney World attractions in just one day.  He is one of only 19 people EVER that are able to boast that impressive feat! We are confident you'll love his story as much as we did.  Along with Kent's tips on this episode, you can follow him on Twitter @UFCKent for even more!

For your own magical vacation get a free quote from Michelle McKnight.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Mar 2, 2018

We've talked a lot about our favorite dining options from table service to character meals to quick service... but we've never touched on what to avoid until now! Find out what our reconditions would be to stay away from along with some Disney news hot off the press!

If you'd like a FREE quote on an upcoming Disney trip, please contact Michelle McKnight.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Feb 23, 2018

This week we sit down with Aaron H. Goldberg, best-selling author of The Disney Story: Chronicling the Man, the Mouse, and Parks, and Disney Declassified: Tales of Real-Life Scandals, Sex, Accidents, and Deaths to discuss his latest Amazon chart-topper, The Wonders of Walt Disney World, along with his own story of writing about Disney! He shares some great insights on what has ben and what's to come for the parks as well as a few fun tips while visiting.  

You can find Aaron on Twitter at @aaronhgoldberg

and purchase his books on Amazon or at limited Barnes and Noble stores

Be sure to get a FREE quote for any possible Disney trips you may have, contact Michelle McKnight at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Feb 16, 2018

Today we discuss the ins and outs of 3 value resorts on Disney property, All Star Sports, Music, and Movies.  We talk about the dinning, transportation, rooms, and some tips to help you plan a better vacation from these affordable resorts.

If you'd like to stay at the All Stars let Michelle McKnight give you a FREE quote you can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Feb 12, 2018

Today we let Olivia and Declan help give a review live from Epcot.  We cover our recent dinning experience at The Garden Grill.  

Feb 9, 2018

Today's episode we relive Derek's Daddy-Kids trip and talk single-parent strategies for a Disney vacation.  From capitalizing on Fast Passes to making the most (or not) of the Dining Plan, we cover some great tips for a short trip with BIG wins for kids and grow ups alike!

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

Feb 2, 2018

Today we debate the age old question.  Should I book a cruise with Disney or Royal Caribbean.  And to help us answer that question we bring on Michelle McKnight who has been on a dozen cruises between the two lines.  She'll compare food, prices, room size, and more.  If you are debating between one or the other, this show is for you!

If you'd like to book a Royal Caribbean or Disney Cruise please let Michelle give you a FREE quote!  You can email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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Jan 26, 2018

Get a mom's perspective today as we are joined by Jennifer L from the Disney Parks Mom's Panel!  She shares her story about becoming part of the Panel along with her own experiences and must-do's at the Parks!

If you'd like to take a magical family vacation be sure to get a FREE quote from Michelle McKnight!  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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Jan 19, 2018

Today we are spending $40 on food at Hollywood Studios and another $40 at Epcot.  We give tips for best value restaurants and help you save money while getting full!  If you like food this episode is for YOU!

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

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Jan 12, 2018

Today we welcome Wesley Snyder of @365daysofDisney.  Wesley has built an exciting following on Twitter with his tips and tricks for making the most of your time in the parks.  With his audacious goal of going to the Disney parks every day for a year and his Imagineering ideas, you're in for a real treat.

Follow Wesley on Twitter @365daysofDisney, and of course stay up to date with Derek and Doug at @ropedropradio.  Check us out on Facebook and be sure to subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.

If you would like to take a magical Disney vacation let the Rope Drop Queen give you a FREE quote.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Jan 5, 2018

Today we welcome Jake to the show, a Rope Drop listener who just spend Christmas Day in the Magic Kingdom.  It's a wonderful time to go, but it can be busy.  He shares some tips to get the most out of a holiday season trip.

If you would like to have a magical Disney Vacation please get a FREE quote from The Rope Drop Queen.  You can email Michelle directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Dec 29, 2017

It's our last podcast of the year, so we look back at all of what Disney gave us in 2017.  We talk about what attractions opened in the park, new dinning, films, tv, and more.  

If you would like to take a magical Disney vacation please get a free quote from Michelle with Mei-travel.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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Dec 22, 2017

In today's episode we talk about the recent Disney acquisition of fox.  What all did they acquire, how much is this costing, what does it mean for the parks, and more.

For your next Disney Vacation make sure you get a free quote from the Rope Drop Queen, Michelle McKnight.  You can contact her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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Dec 16, 2017

The first half of this show we discuss everything Star Wars that is happening the parks, cruises, and run Disney.  Then the final 20 minutes we give our own review of The Last Jedi.  We talk scenes we liked, disliked, and what we expect from Episode 9.  If you like Star Wars this episode is for you.

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And if you'd like to take a Star Wars Disney Vacation get a FREE quote form Jedi Master Michelle McKnight.  You can email her directly Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Dec 8, 2017

Today we discuss one of the more popular resorts at Walt Disney World, The Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We talk theming, restaurants, amenities, and of course those amazing views!  If you would like to book at stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge or any other Disney property.  Please contact Michelle McKnight with Mei Travel.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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Dec 1, 2017

Doug just flew back from an 8 day family vacation at Walt Disney World.  We discuss all the attractions, restaurants, shows and of course rope drops that they got to experience.  

If you would like to have a magical family vacation please contact Michelle with Mei Travel.  You can email her directly Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Nov 23, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving from Rope Drop Radio!  Today we discuss our favorite Disney Christmas movies, from The Santa Clause and The Muppets Christmas Carol to Prep and Landing and the Nightmare before Christmas.  

If you are looking to take a magical Disney Vacation get a FREE quote from Michelle McKnight.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Nov 17, 2017

After some Disney Cruise News about the Magic, we dive into dinning at the Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom.  To help you save some money we are playing a game where we only have $40 to spend on food.  We shares meals and snacks that you get what you are paying for.  If you are thinking of going to one of these two parks, this show will help you save some dough.

If you are looking to take a trip to Disney World, please contact Michelle McKnight for a FREE quote.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe!  And Thank You for listening! 

Nov 10, 2017

Today we welcome back fellow travel agent Alex Cenac who joins our round table discussion on the changes happening to Disney's California Adventure with all the Pixar stuff coming in.  We also dive out east to Walt Disney World and talk about the holidays and what all you can do and see during their many Christmas events!

If you would like to take a magical holiday Disney vacation please contact Michelle with Mei Travel.  You can email her directly at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Also if you have questions for Alex's you can find him at Alex.Cenac@mei-travel.com

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Nov 3, 2017

Disney has a lot of unique words that the average person doesn't know, but if you spend anytime in Walt Disney World you'll hear them a lot.  Today we break down some of the more common phrases you'll hear on property.  

If you would like to have a magical Disney Vacation pleases email Michelle McKnight for a Free Quote at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Oct 27, 2017

After we discuss the closing of Stiches Great Escape we dive into our review of the Polynesian Village Resort.  We talk restaurants like Ohana, Kona CafĂ©, and Capt Cooks.  We also discuss theming, transportation, and of course Dole Whip!

If you want a free quote about the possibilities of staying at the Polynesian email Michelle at Michelle.McKnight@me-travel.com

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Oct 20, 2017

Today we start with the news, Dogs are coming to Disney World.  We discuss how that is going to affect Magical Express, Allergies, and what resorts you can bring your pets.  We also dive into the topic of taking a large group.  How to trip plan, restaurants that work with large families, and of course matching shirts!

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If you have a large family vacation you would like to take please contact Michelle for a free quote.  He can reach her directly at Michelle.McKnight@me-travel.com

 

Oct 13, 2017

Doug talks to us about his recent trip to celebrate his sons 10th birthday at Walt Disney World.  We here about his stay at Pop Century, his experience on the new Mission Space Green, dinning, and more.  

If you are thinking about a Magical Disney Experience email Michelle for your FREE quote.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

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