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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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Jul 23, 2021

Michelle just got back from a trip to Walt Disney World with her three kids. Hear all about the new procedures, Happily Ever After, and the revised menu and Ohana.  

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Jul 21, 2021

Time for some Adult Disney.  That's right Derek and his wife just spent a few days in Las Vegas.  Hear all about what Sin City is like right now on this weeks Bonus Episode.

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Jul 16, 2021

Doug and Michelle just got off a Royal Caribbean cruise and they share all about it.  What its like with Covid procedures from embarking and dinning, to shows and ports.  We also talk about the fun they had in Nassau and Perfect Day at CoCo Cay.  And finally Doug makes is Disney Cruise Line predictions.  If you are ready to cruise check out this weeks episode

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Jul 13, 2021

Doug and his family went to Washing DC for the Fourth of July and he shares all about it.  We discuss were to stay, museums and actives that are open, lack of dinning, and more.

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Jul 9, 2021

Today we are discussing the Counter Services choices at Disneyland and Walt Disney World.  We go park by park giving our top 2 and our least favorite place to dine.  To help us out with have Guy Selga from the Unofficial Guide to Disneyland and TouringPlans.  You can find more with him @GuySelga 

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Jul 2, 2021

You asked we answered!  for a complete list of questions scroll below.

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What is the best change in the lifting of C19 restrictions since your last trip ? What is the worst change in the lifting of C19 restrictions since your last trip?
 
What were some of the rejected podcast names before you landed on Rope Drop Radio?
 
What's your favorite Disney scent? Could be food or attraction or area.
 
David
My wife is pregnant and we’re traveling the last week of August, besides staying in air conditioning, any good ideas to make the trip memorable?
 
What Fast Pass system do you like to be implemented at WDW? Keep FP+, same but with cost, Max Pass, Universal Express Pass, another option?
Name one Resort, one food item and one attraction to bring to WDW from other Disney Resorts.
 
What is your favorite cruise itinerary (for different cruise lengths)?
 
If you could take a ride from any Disney resort and move it to WDW, which ride would it be?
 
What is your SECOND favourite snack?
 
I have two questions you can answer both or just one
 
What are your top 3 things to do in each park every time you visit WDW?
 
If your house caught fire and you could only save 3 pieces of Disney merchandise/memorabilia what would they be and why?
 
Travel planning with an agent:
Is it better to get your flights and then contact the agent or check with the agent about dates and then look for flights?
 
Who was the better CEO Eisner or Igor? And why?
 
How horrible is the disney transportation sitch there? Going 3rd week in Oct and from what ive read/heard, its bad. Hate spending soo much $ to waste time waiting for everything. Going with some 1st timers we hope wont be turned off. Some ADD kids in group not so great with lines
 
I am thinking about bringing my camel pack to WDW .. it’slike a backpack but for water. Will they be ok with that in the parks?
 
DHS rope drop strategy: what are your first three rides to hit (and in what order) if you want to do all DHS rides that day?
 
Tips or tricks for getting an ADR for a large group (10+). Thanks.
Jun 25, 2021

Today we welcome back Alex Cenac who just got back from a quick trip out to Disnelyand.  He shares everything he got to experience at the new Avengers Campus in Disney's California Adventure.  We talk Spiderman web singers, characters you'll meet, Pym test kitchen and more.  Follow Alex for more @Alexcenac  and us @RopeDropradio

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Jun 18, 2021

Today you get to join Derek and Doug as they walk around Galaxy's Edge in Hollywood Studios and discuss what they like, dislike, and would want to change about Walt Disney Worlds newest land.

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Jun 15, 2021

BONUS EPISODE.  Derek and Doug get their microphones on and ride Star Tours.  Listen and ENJOY!

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Jun 11, 2021

Derek and Doug went down to Walt Disney World and share everything on their recent trip.  We discuss dinning, Monorail bar crawl, rides, and more.

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Jun 8, 2021

Derek and Doug record while hiding in Storybook Circus at the Magic Kingdom.  Today we share were you can find a place to relax at all four Walt Disney World Parks.

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Jun 4, 2021

Today we bring Michelle McKnight back on to discuss how she can help you plan a vacation as we round out the pandemic.  She shares how se can help you save money, book travel, reservations, and just make it easier for you.  So if you want to to go to Disney, Universal, and All inclusive, a cruise, Vegas, or more... contact Michelle today at Michelle@TouringPlans.com

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May 28, 2021

Can you believe we have been talking Disney for FIVE YEARS.  Today we look back on all the fun we've had.  We share our top episodes and our worse episode as well as some questions from our patrons.  We also answer DEREK'S TWISTED LIGHTNING ROUND!  And finally a lot of you left messages and we play those at the end. Thank you so much for listing for five years, here is to many more.

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May 21, 2021

Today we welcome back Jennifer from the Disney Parks Panel.  She discusses her recent trip to Walt Disney World, and then we dive into the world of Disney Antiquing.  Jennifer shares the cool treasures she has found.

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May 13, 2021

Today we jump into a bunch of announcements Disney has made from Boo Bash to The Lion King Show.  We also discuss Covid travel fails people have been making at Walt Disney World.

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May 7, 2021

Today we welcome on Jeff who was at Disneyland when it reopened.  Hear all about the magic as well as what they are doing in California for the pandemic.

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Apr 30, 2021

Today we have Michelle from TouringPlans and Joe from BacktoTheMouse.com to discuss Disney Cruise Lines recent news of what's to come with the Disney Wish.

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Apr 29, 2021

Today we welcome on the Director of Travel Sales at TouringPlans Annette Jackson.  We discuss the next couple months with travel and cruising as well as playa little this or that.  Like would you rather have blue milk or green milk from Galaxy's Edge.

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Apr 23, 2021

Doug turned 41 and he celebrated at the most magical place on Earth.  Hear all about his recent Walt Disney World vacation on this weeks episode.  Also he's asking for Reviews for a gift so leave one today and subscribe for more episodes.

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Apr 15, 2021

Some of our favorite movies and shows are not represented at all in the any Disney Theme Park.  Today Derek and Doug give their TOP TEN intellectual Properties that need a ride or attraction at Walt Disney World.  Follow along and give your suggestions @RopeDropRadio

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Apr 9, 2021

You asked and we answered!  So many questions to get to today.  For a full list look below.

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Questions

Favorite ride in each park without a height requirement?
Would you rather sale on every DCL itinerary or visit every park around the world?
Would you rather stay at your favorite resort for three nights staycation or seven nights at All-Star sports with seven park passes?
Would you rather ride every eTicket twice and nothing else or be on every ride once please break up to every park?
Would you rather have 3C days or three NASA stops and a four night DCL cruise?
What’s the best animal Kingdom Rope job strategy right now? Go for flight of passage or everything else in the park while everyone else flocks to Pandora??
What characters do you think are underrated/wish you some more of in the park/rides?
If you ran Disney, what’s the first thing you would change?
If you could add one country to world showcase… Which one in which country would you eliminate to make room?
David- what do you consider the most underrated attraction in each park?
What are the things you missed most from the parks pre-Covid? What are the things you like best from the parks post Covid?
You have 48 hours in Disney Solo no budget constraints what’s your plan where are you staying eating etc.
If you don’t take a picture of the backside of water and tweet it did you really even go on the ride?
What is your favorite free keepsake/souvenir that you get from Disney World? Park maps or hotel soaps etc. I love hearing all the different options people choose
How has your rope job strategy involved with the absence of fast passes in addition of park passes?
Any suggestions strategy tips on rope jumping with young kids/toddlers?‘s
Favorite and least favorite restaurants in the setting of reduce restaurant availability and scale down menus?
Compare or pros versus cons of different ways to get to and from Walt Disney World from MCO
What time of year is your favorite to travel to Walt Disney World and why?
When was family what is your perfect length of Walt Disney World trip?
Any plans to be the first group of people on the wish?
What are y’all‘s cruising plans in the future?
Would you replace time Tom Sawyer Islands and rivers of America or tomorrowland Speedway in order to free up land in the Magic Kingdom for more rides?
What is one thing about you doesn’t have that you wish it did and how would it make galaxies edge better in non-Covid times
One higher end room or to lower in rooms with a family? ( veranda or deluxe versus inside or moderate). Is your answer impacted if you can select your room ( cruise versus resort)
Now regarding an WDW what is the most and least important park to rope drop currently?
Apr 2, 2021

Today it's Derek's turn to share about his recent Walt Disney World Spring Break Vacation.  We discuss taking the family down, staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge, Dining, and more.  We also bring on his wife Madison to share her thoughts of the trip as well and she does the lightning round.

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Mar 30, 2021

Ever wonder what it's like to travel with Doug and Michelle to Walt Disney World? Well we bring on on the folks who traveled with them over spring break to discuss how Disney is different when you travel with the Rope Drop Queen and the Disney Dentist.

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Mar 26, 2021

Today we welcome the Rope Drop Queen who shares her recent experiences with Doug on their spring break Walt Disney World vacation.  They discuss traveling with other people, amazon orders, Savi's Workshop and even Chew mode on Smugglers Run.  This a fun trip report you don't want to miss

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Mar 21, 2021

We dive into all things Fantasyland at Walt Disney World and discuss what we love and what we would leave.  We break down all things bathrooms, food, gift shops, and attractions.

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