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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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Now displaying: 2022
Dec 30, 2022

Today Derek and Doug recape their 2022.  We discuss our trips, top episodes, and a new crazy bucket list inspired lightning round

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Dec 23, 2022

Today we are going to sell eachother on why you should do different things at Walt Disney World.  This could be why you should stay at a value or stay at a deluxe, or why you should try Mama melrose or even why the Galactic Starcruiser is worth it.

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Dec 20, 2022

Michelle McKnight just got back from a few days at Walt Disney World and shares all about it.  She got to see Josh Gad perform the Candle Light Processional as well as attend Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party.  Michelle also dishes about Boardwalk, reviews Coral Reef, and more!

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Dec 16, 2022

Today we welcome from TouringPlans Destination Specialist Sarah Goff.  She is going to help us navigate Hollywood Studios, sharing what we love or want to leave with different attracations, dinning, and more.

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Dec 9, 2022

Today we discuss the resorts around Hollywood Studios and Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World.  We talk about the All Stars, Pop Century, Coronado, and the Animal Kingdom Lodge.  We share likes, dislikes, resturants, pools and more.  

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Dec 2, 2022

It's Trip Report Day!  Doug just got back from a family vacation to Walt Disney World and a Disney Cruise.  We discuss the craziness that is Fort Wilderness during the holidays, as well as the return of Fantasmic.  We also talk about the Disney Wish and what his kids thought of the ship.  For a full cruise report check out Rope Drop on Deck.

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Nov 25, 2022

Today we discuss with fun and satire things at Walt Disney World we are thankful for, like Genie plus, Lightning Lanes, Park Hoping, and more.  Have fun with us this Thanksgiving day and let us know your favoirte side dish @RopeDropRadio

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Nov 18, 2022

Today we go on a safari to South Africa with Destination Specalist Alex Cenac.  He recently did an Adventures by Diseny trip and tells us all about it.  We discuss how Disney makes traveling to places outside of theme parks magical.  They plan everything, letting you enjoy and expericne your vacation.  

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Nov 11, 2022

You asked and we answer!  Thank you for leaving your questions and if you have any further questions hit us up @RopeDropRadio on all the things.

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Nov 4, 2022

Today we welcome to the show Debbie from the Designer Park Company.  We discuss what should go in your day bag when going to a Disney Park.  For more information about Debbies bags visit www.designerparkco.com and use RDR10 for 10%off coupon.

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Oct 28, 2022

Sometimes when you are at the most magical place on earth, things don't go acording to plan.  Maybe you encounter a ride going down, or a long line, maybe they are out of a certain food or registers are down.  Somtimes at Disney World you need to pivot and make new plan.  Today we are joined by Debbie Raises to discuss certain senarios.  

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Oct 21, 2022

Christmas is coming and today we discuss what's new and what happens at Walt Disney World during the holiday season.  We talk where you can find Santa, specical holiday overlays, a resturant that is finally back, and more.

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Oct 14, 2022

Today we go back and forth sharing our biggest pet peeves we see at Disney World.  Could be someone who talks on an attraction, shoulder kid, and more.  Let us know what your pet peeve is @RopeDropRadio

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Oct 7, 2022

Today we take a stroll through Epcot and discuss different rides, attracations, and food and weather we love it, or leave it.  To help us on our journey we are joined by Destination Specialist from TouringPlans Travel Gina Akin.

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Sep 29, 2022

Today we dicuss some simple questions we get all the time, is it worth it.  From the Photopass and park hopping, to Lightning Lanes and Genie Plus.  A lot of things cost a little extra these dayas, so we discuss which ones are worth it.

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Sep 23, 2022

Today we discuss the wonderful world of double rope dropping.  It can only be done at the Magic Kingdom.  Hear all about our strategies for a double rope drop.  Then we answer some Frequently asked questions about rope dropping from first rides, to strollers, and transportation.  If you'd like to try double rope dropping book a vacation today at www.TouringPlans.com/Travel and let them know we sent you.

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Sep 15, 2022

This last week Derek and Doug went down to Walt Disney World to do meet up's, giveaways, a VIP Tour, some new dinning, and more! Thank you everyone who came out and a sepcial thank you to TouringPlans for sponsoring our events.  Hear all about the trip from Dinning at Yachtsman to staying at French Quarter and more.

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Sep 8, 2022

This week we welcome on guest Lyn Mettler of the Families Fly Free Podcast. We talk a little Disney but mostly how to get to Disney when flying. Some general tips and tricks and Lyn shares some of her advice for flying  free!  She provides Rope Drop Listeners with a free EBook on how to get started in flying free.  

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Sep 1, 2022

Today we are joined by our friend Ed.  He has seen both Derek and Doug interact with characters and tells all about it.  We then play a game of Yes or No on different subjects in the Magic Kingdom.  We also have a few anouncesments on some future trips and if you would like to go www.TouringPlans.com/travel

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Aug 25, 2022

Today we discuss the Contemporary, Grand Floridian, Polynesian, Wilderness Lodge, and the campgrounds at Fort Wildenress.  Basiclly if you want to stay near the Magic Kindgom, on of these resorts will be perfect.  We discuss dinning, pools, activities, and more.

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Aug 23, 2022

Derek and his family spent 4 nights on the newest Disney cruise line ship, the Wish.  Hear all aobut his thoughts from kids play areas, to Sesne spa, dinning, and Hyperspace Lounge.

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Aug 18, 2022

Derek had some one on one quality time with 10 year old daughter Olivia at Walt Disney World.  Hear all bout their trip, from new dinning, staying at the Polynesian, Guardians review, Genie plus strategies, crowd levels, and more

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Aug 12, 2022
How long should you stay at Walt Disney World? That is the question of the day. What are the advantages of a short trip or a long trip? We talk about that and much more with special guest Jen Upton, Destination Specialist with TouringPlans. You can follow her on Instagram or on Facebook and contact her at jen@TouringPlans.com
 
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Join us in the parks this September 11th-14th for our Rope Drop Radio event. See all the details on our event page. http://wdwropedroppers.com/events/
 
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Aug 4, 2022

You asked and we answered!  For a complete list of questions scroll down.

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questions

Is there a best time to go or is it crowed year round?
 
 Is genie plus necessary or even helpful if doing early entry at Hollywood Studios or Epcot?
 
Is there better days of the week to visit certain parks ?
 
Now with the Wish at Port Canaveral, is Land & Sea trips more or less appealing for new timers?
 
Pick your favourite walk in ride / show / food at each park?
 
Is going to be any park related announcement at D23?
 
What is you favorite Disney cruise ship?
 
What is your most magical Disney experience so far?
 
The family and I have are going to WDW for Thanksgiving and have a trip planned to DL in the summer of 2023. What Disney railroad will we ride 1st?
 
What has changed the most in terms of visiting WDW since 2019? I need to get back up to speed quick!
 
Do you need to book concierge on the Wish to get a chance at doing things? And along those lines, are there too many concierge rooms on the wish to fully enjoy it?
 
This question about concierge is mine as well. Seems like a cash grab and they potentially over expanded concierge. Can they keep up the service they had on the older ships?
 
What would be the best way to surprise your spouse with an evening at MNSSHP? As of time of writing, she does not know but we are already going to be in the Disney area. As a food blogger, I do have a Topolino's breakfast reservation the morning of MNSSHP.
 
Staying on property for the first time ever! Haven’t been to WDW in 12 yrs. Going with Caribbean Beach - what do I need to know!? Tips/tricks? Anything in particular to scope out at the resort? Looking forward to the Skyliner and Riviera next door.
 
Any thoughts on what is going to happen with the ILL rides that have been temporarily moved to Genie+ (Everest, Space, Frozen, etc) when August 7th rolls around? Do they stay with G+, go back to ILL, or does everything get changed around?
 
I have a trip planned in January. If the dining plan comes back is it worth it for just my husband and I?
 
we have a trip coming up in two weeks - staying off property, one day at each park. Best current strategies for rope dropping each park since we don’t have early entry? Planning to go left in MK, but not sure about the rest! We have G+ for the entire trip.
 
after some of the things you didn’t like on the Wish would you still go on it?
 
our 5 year old hasn’t been in a stroller for a few years but we have heard we would use one on our 5 night WDW trip. What age did your kids stop using a stroller?

 

Jul 28, 2022

Doug and Michelle just got off the Disney Wish, Disney Cruise Lines NEWEST Ship.  Hear all about the dinning, pools, kids club, and Shows!  You will want to book a cruise after this episode and to do that visist www.TouringPlans.com/Travel and click the Rope Drop Radio

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