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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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Feb 10, 2020

Today Derek and Madison discuss their recent Keys to The Kingdom Tour.  This take place only at the Magic Kingdom and is a wonderful experience for anyone who wants to learn more about the creation of the park, and if you want to see the behind the scenes stuff including the Utilidor.  This tour is 5 hours, includes a lunch, and is $99. 

To book Keys to the Kingdom contact Michelle today Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe, review, and follow @RopeDropRadio

Feb 7, 2020

Derek and his wife spent 3 nights at Walt Disney World Celebrating 10 years of marriage.  Hear more about the trip including Beach club, Rope Dropping, Getting Sick, and of course how to get on Rise of the Resistance.

Be sure to subscribe, follow, and review

Patreon: www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next trip today with the Rope Drop Queen.  Email Michelle at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

 

Jan 31, 2020

Today we have a very special guest, The Dreamfinder himself, Ron Schneider.  Ron has 40 years of theme park experience including playing the first Dreamfinder at Epcot as well as creating Monsters Inc Laugh floor, and much much more.  He shares wonderful stories of his time at both Disney and Universal.  If you have any pictures of meeting the Dreamfinder, please share them on our social media pages @RopeDropRadio

For his book visit our blog at WDWRopeDroppers.com

Help Support the show by becoming a patreon.  www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next Disney adventure today by emailing Michelle.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

And click the link below to watch The Further Adventures of Walt's Frozen Head

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cj0qwTmn0Ic

 

Jan 24, 2020

You ask, we answer!  It's time for listener questions!  For a complete list of questions check out below.

Be sure to subscribe, review, and follow on social media.

Store: www.teepublic.com/user/ropedropradio

Web: WDWRopeDroppers.com

Patreon: www.Patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next trip by emailing Michelle.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

List of questions

What ride scares you the most?
Best Hotel For Resort only stay?
Favorite non park activités?
heading back for Rival Run and need to save the legs until race day!
Thanks for introducing me to the concept of reverse rope drop, we are going to try that at Epcot after the Rapunzel character breakfast.  Any more tips on reverse rope dropping at Epcot?
What is your favorite WDW hotel to stay at?
What is your favorite mode of Transportation around WDW?
What has been the best, unexpected outcome for you guys since you started this podcast?
What do you prefer Skyliner or monorail?
assuming you did a rope drop what’s the best window to take a break at each park?
Do you still stand by your advice from episode 58 to get a FP for FOP and Rope Drop Navi?
Early Feb, HS Rope Drop - Want to rope drop slinky dog but also want to sign my kid up for Jedi training.  How is Jedi Training these days?
We are planning a vacation to WDW in May.  Do you think May 7-11th or 14th - 18th would be less crowed.  Trying to figure out if cheer competitions are going to make a difference?
What style of t-shirt on Tee Public is closest to dry fit material?
 
How to convince a less than enthusiastic spouse to splurge on a trip 
How about fast pass strategies if you have a party member with severe motion sickness or scaredy-cats who won’t do thrill rides.
 
 I want to know extra magic hours strategy specifically hs evening. And Rope drop strategy specifically hs. (Especially if you want to do ALL the rides without a slinky FP)
 
I'm interested in the Tambu Lounge as well. I'd be interested in hearing any experience you guys have had with taking kids there, assuming you have.
 How to maximize your time at the park and not staying on property for a trip
 
Where should we go for dinner and to watch the July 4th fireworks at MK? I am unable to get reservations at Ohana, Narcoossee’s, or Cali grille. Should we go to the park or try and watch from one of the resorts?! Thanks!!
What is your recommendation for lodging if you want to maximize park time? Also what resort if you want to maximize relaxation time at resort?
Jan 17, 2020

Today we welcome Author, Podcaster, and former castmember Christine Fox.  We discuss how to keep a keto diet while dining at Walt Disney World.  We also talk some Disney park resolutions we have for 2020, and we also hear some great stories from Christine's time as a castmember.

Be sure to subscribe, follow us @RopeDropRadio, Leave a review and visit our patreon www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next Disney trip today by emailing Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

For more on Chrstine check out her twitter and podcast @DivasDishDix

and for a copy of her book click the link below

https://www.amazon.com/Keeping-Keto-At-Disney-Through/dp/0578465523/ref=as_sl_pc_qf_sp_asin_til?tag=ropedroprad0d-20&linkCode=w00&linkId=9b8bd9bf5ed149f4e64a14f874a3959d&creativeASIN=0578465523

Jan 13, 2020

We heard a bit from Doug but now his better half Michelle and three kids discuss what they liked and disliked from their recent Disney Dream cruise last week.

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

Be sure to subscribe, follow us on social, and visit our website www.WDWRopeDroppers.com

Jan 10, 2020

Want to know how crowded it gets on New Years at Walt Disney World, or how fast Rise of the Resistance boarding groups are going, this episode is for you!  Doug shares his recent Disney World and Disney Dream Cruise trip report.  Including missing out on Castaway because of weather.

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Subscribe and visit out patreon.  Patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your 2020 trip today!  Talk to Michelle for all your travel needs.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Jan 3, 2020

New Year, New strategies for Rope Dropping.  Today we discuss how to navigate all four parks at Walt Disney World.  We also share what we think will happen this year at WDW for 2020.

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

Patreon: www.Patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

To book a trip in 2020 get started by emailing Michelle for all your planning needs.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Dec 27, 2019

2019 comes to and end and we look back on Disney and Rope Drop Radio, this year.  We share our top episodes, talk about our trips, and discuss things Disney did in 2019.

Have a Happy New Year from Rope Drop Radio

Subscribe, follow us online @RopeDropRadio, and become a patreon at www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your 2020 trip today with Michelle McKnight.  Email her for a quote at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Dec 21, 2019

Doug and Derek discuss what they liked and disliked form the recent Star Wars movie with special guest Samantha McKnight.

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Need to visit Galaxy's Edge, talk to the Jedi Master Michelle McKnight for all your travel information.  Email her today at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Dec 20, 2019

Today we are discussing our favorite places to sit down and eat, but with a few categories.  Best places with toddlers, grade school age, teens, young adults, and adults only.  Joining us from the Touring Plans podcast is Angela Dahlgren.

For more with Angela follow her @AngelaDahlgren

And check out her podcast TouringPlans Podcast

Be sure to leave a review, subscribe, and visit our patreon site www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next trip today with the help of Michelle McKnight.  Email her for a quote, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Dec 13, 2019

Doug just came back from a quick but packed filled Walt Disney World trip.  We discuss the events he did including Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, Epcot Holiday's with Candlelight Processional host Neil Patrick Harris, and of course Opening Day of Rise of the Resistance!

Be sure to subscribe, leave a review, follow us @RopeDropRadio, and become support the show www.Patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next trip Today by contacting Michelle McKnight.  Email her to get started, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Dec 5, 2019

Star Wars Rise of the Resistance Opened TODAY at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Doug is there giving his hour by hour review.  From waking up at 2am, to the chaos of waiting in line, to his review.  Joining Doug is Anthony another Star Wars fanatic.  

This is a must for any Star Wars fan so book your trip with Michelle Today, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Dec 5, 2019

Per a recent review we are going to talk about our favorite Walt Disney World Attractions.  To help us discuss we welcome Lesie and Joe from the Disney Deciphered Podcast.  All four parks, our three favorite attractions, and our least favorite.

For more from our friends at Disney Deciphered check out their website: disneydeciphered.com

Also for Leslie's blog:  tripswithtykes.com

And for Joe: AsTheJoeFlies.com

Visit our website and blog WDWRopeDroppers.com

Book your next vacation today with Michelle McKnight, email her for a quote; Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to subscribe and leave a review

Nov 29, 2019

Don't know what to get? Today Derek and Doug discuss some fun Disney gift ideas you might want this holiday season.

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To give the git of a Disney Vacation contact Michelle Today.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Nov 22, 2019

There is a lot of pressure with Disney Vacations. You want to have the perfect experience, but life gets in the way. Today we discuss some situations where you might feel the pressure but need to let it go. Maybe the attraction you've been wanting to do goes down, or your kid get sick.

Be sure to subscribe, leave a review, and follow us on social media @RopeDropRadio

Want to take some pressure off, then book your next vacation with Michelle.  Email her today Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Nov 15, 2019

Say you want to take your kids but they are older, maybe college age.  Where do you start with planning.  Today we welcome super Walt Disney Traveler Patrick Urell onto the show to discuss taking his three boys age 20 - 30 on Disney Vacations.

Be sure to subscribe, leave a review, and become a patreon, visit our sitewww.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Follow Patrick on twitter @prospectdad

Book your next trip with the Rope Drop Queen today.  Email her at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Nov 8, 2019

Today we are joined by Liliane Opsomer who helped write the book The Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World with Kids.  We discuss strategies traveling with little ones.  From where to stay, what to eat, and what to do if the get lost.

You can follow Liliane on twitter @LilianeOpsomer 

You can find a link to her book on our website WDWRopeDroppers.com

Become a patreon: www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next Disney Vacation with our without kids today!  Contact Michelle for all your travel needs.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Nov 1, 2019

Doug just got back from a full family Walt Disney World Vacation.  Hear what he thinks of the Skyliner, riding Smugglers Run with kids, food, and Epcot Forever.

To support the show, Subscribe, Leave a Review, and visit out patreon page www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Book your next Magical Vacation with Michelle.  You can email her for all sorts of information.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Visit our Website WDWRopeDroppers.com

Oct 29, 2019

Two bonus episodes today, recorded live at Walt Disney World.  First we ride the Skyliner with the McKnights and they give their overall impressions.  Next the McKnight kids discuss Star Wars Land.  What they thoughts of Smugglers Run, building droids, food, and overall experience.

 

To book your next Disney Vacation contact the Rope Drop Queen today.  Email her for a free quote, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Visit WDWRopeDroppers.com for more info about our show!

Oct 25, 2019

Have you ever slept in and missed Rope Drop?  Maybe you are trying out a half day ticket, or you like to park hop.  Well today we are talking about reverse rope dropping.  We discuss strategies on getting the most amount of stuff done before the park closes.

Be sure to subscribe, leave a review, and visit our patreon page www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Want to take a Disney Vacation? Email Michelle Today for a FREE quote.  Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

visit our website for T-Shirts WDWRopeDroppers.com

 

 

Oct 18, 2019

You asked and today we answer your questions.  And to help us out with have brought on Michelle McKnight to give an expert advice.

Some the questions we answer

What’s your thoughts on the mid day Walt Disney World tickets?

How to handle a rope drop with a stroller?

What is your Favorite Star Wars Character?

Will you ride the Disney Skyliner?

How many pairs of socks should I pack for my next Disney trip?

and more

To book your next trip with Michelle email her today at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Be sure to keep leaving those reviews and check out our patreon site https://www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Oct 11, 2019

What makes your blood boil at a Disney Park?  Line cutters, smokers, or kids on shoulders?  We discuss our biggest in park pet peeves.  We also talk some Disney news, from the Skyliner and other attractions closing to Strollers and discounts.

Be sure to review the show and help us get to 150!  

If you'd like to become one of our VIP Patreons, click the link below

https://www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

 

Make sure you book your next vacation with Michelle McKnight, she can even help you save some money.  Email her today for a quote, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Oct 4, 2019

Today we welcome one of our patreons and Disney cruise gold level, Brian Flock, to discuss what it's like to do an Adult only Disney Cruise.  There are plenty of things to do, and plenty of places that kids can not go to on DCL and we talk about all of them.  

Be like Brian and become one of our patreons at https://www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

Want to book a cruise with or without kids, email Michelle Today, Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

 

Sep 27, 2019

Debbie and John Raises are former cast members who have been to all the Disney Parks.  Today we discuss Shanghai and Hong Kong Disneyland.  We talk about exclusive rides like the Tron Light Cycle roller coaster, Shanghai Pirates of the Caribbean, Mystic Manor and more.  We also dive into culture shock and what non american Disney Parks look like.  

To support the show be sure to subscribe, follow us, leave a review, and become a patreon by clicking the link www.patreon.com/RopeDropRadio

To book your next Disney talk to Michelle Mcknight.  You can email her for a free quote today at Michelle.McKnight@mei-travel.com

Visit our website: WDWRopeDroppers.com

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