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Join Leslie from Trips with Tykes and Joe from asthejoeflies as we discuss how to save you money, time, and stress as you plan your Walt Disney World vacation

Join Leslie from Trips with Tykes and Joe from asthejoeflies as we discuss how to save you money, time, and stress as you plan your Walt Disney World vacation

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United States

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Join Leslie from Trips with Tykes and Joe from asthejoeflies as we discuss how to save you money, time, and stress as you plan your Walt Disney World vacation

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 153 - Will There be a Ticket Price Increase & is the Park Hopper Worth it in 2021?

1/20/2021
Planning a Disney vacation in 2021? Let Joe do all the hard work for you as your travel agent at no cost to you! Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net for a quote. Episode Description Park hopping is back for 2021, but is it worth it during Disney's reopening? We discuss the pros and cons and whether park hopping is worth the price during Disney World's limited reopening. We also chat park hopping strategies to take advantage of, plus a quick review on all your...

Duration:00:23:36

Ep. 152 - The Best Times to Visit Disney World in 2021

1/13/2021
Ready to plan a Disney World trip for 2021? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, get started by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net today! Episode Description We debate the best times to visit Walt Disney World in 2021, which is arguably an exercise in educated guessing this year! We also discuss what's new and coming to the parks including Remy's Ratatouille Adventure. Also, which hotels are coming back and when? What do you think are the best times to visit Disney World...

Duration:00:27:05

Ep. 151 - What We're Looking Forward to from Disney in 2021

1/6/2021
Looking to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe do all the hard work for you at no cost to you as your travel agent! Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description Happy new year, everyone! There's a lot to be excited about Disney-wise in 2021 so we discuss what we're looking forward to in the new year across all Disney brands. What are you looking most forward to Disney-wise? Let us know by e-mailing us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com! Episode Notes 1:55...

Duration:00:21:16

Ep. 150 - Covid-19 Precautions on Magic Kingdom Attractions and How They Affect Wait Times (Part II)

12/30/2020
Ready to plan a Disney vacation for 2021? Let Joe do all the hard work for you at no cost to you! Get started today by e-mailing him josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description We close out 2020 at the Magic Kingdom, where else? We take a look at how social distancing is working on attractions in Tomorrowland, Liberty Square, Frontierland, and Adventureland and look forward to 2021. If you're looking for Fantasyland, check out Episode 149. Thanks for listening everyone! Let us...

Duration:00:18:50

Ep. 149 - Covid-19 Precautions on Magic Kingdom Attractions and How They Affect Wait Times (Part I)

12/23/2020
Episode Description Magic Kingdom has so many attractions that we broke social distancing adjustments at the park into two parts! In Part I, we discuss what's closed, what's new, and break down all the social distancing guidelines in Fantasyland - including an attraction whose wait times are severely affected by social distancing. If you've visited Disney World recently, what attraction in Fantasyland seemed to slow down the most due to social distancing? Let us know by e-mailing us...

Duration:00:20:26

Ep. 148 - All the New Things Disney Has Reintroduced During Reopening!

12/16/2020
Getting ready to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe do all the hard work for you at no cost to you as your travel agent! Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net! Episode Description Disney World has been open again for half a year now and Disney has added a lot of magic into the parks. Tune in to hear what's new to get you ready for your trips in the future! From attractions to park hopping to dining to characters, there's a lot of fun new stuff in the parks right...

Duration:00:26:26

Ep. 147 - Covid-19 Precautions on Animal Kingdom Attractions and How They Affect Wait Times

12/9/2020
Thinking of planning a Disney vacation? Let Joe do all the work for you at no cost to you as your travel agent: e-mail josephcheung@travelmation.net to get started planning your vacation today. Episode Description We continue our look at how social distancing is working at Disney World attractions and zero in on Animal Kingdom. How has social distancing affected Flight of Passage, Kilimanjaro Safaris, and our "favorite" It's Tough to Be a Bug? Tune in and find out! Have you been to Animal...

Duration:00:20:55

Ep. 146 - Aulani: A Disney Resort & Spa Reopens in Hawaii

12/2/2020
Planning a Disney vacation? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description Aulani: A Disney Resort & Spa has reopened in Hawaii! Leslie's got all the details you need to know if you're considering going, including what you need to know about testing before leaving the mainland and what activities are (and are not) available right now. Plus: is it even worth going right now? We might not be ready yet, but it...

Duration:00:19:25

Ep. 145 - 9 Tips for Visiting Disney World Right Now (Trip Report w/ Sam Clark)

11/25/2020
Planning a trip to Disney World? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you. Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description Leslie has the week off for Thanksgiving but we've got a great trip report with listener Sam Clark. He's got nine great tips you need to hear if you plan to visit Disney World anytime soon. From snack breaks to avoiding cleaning cycles and everything in between, Sam's got you covered. Enjoy! Got any tips for us? Let us know by...

Duration:00:29:35

Ep. 144 - What We Miss Most at the Disney Parks Right Now

11/18/2020
Episode Description If you've been listening, you know the Disney parks experience is modified at the moment due to covid-19. In today's episode we discuss the things we miss the most at the parks right now, both because we can't be there and because they're not being offered. What do you hope comes back to the parks soon? Let us know by e-mailing us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com! Episode Notes Looking to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, get...

Duration:00:21:52

Ep. 143 - Covid-19 Precautions on Epcot Attractions and How They Affect Wait Times

11/11/2020
Looking to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe do all the work for you at no cost to you. Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net! Episode Description We continue looking at changes to attractions during Disney's reopening by checking out the attractions at Epcot. The ones that are still open, at least! We discuss social distancing measures on all of the attractions and how that might affect your wait times. Have you been to Epcot? Send us attraction changes you...

Duration:00:24:35

Ep. 142 - Covid-19 Precautions on Hollywood Studios Attractions and How They Affect Wait Times

11/4/2020
Episode Description There are a lot of changes to attractions, including covid-19 precautions. We take a look at how Hollywood Studios attractions are handling covid-19 and how these changes will affect your wait times. Have you been to Hollywood Studios? We'd love some data points from the field, e-mail us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com! Episode Notes 2:58 - What's closed at Hollywood Studios? 5:14 - Disney Jr. Dance Party 6:25 - Frozen Sing-along 7:47 - Muppetvision 3D 8:40 -...

Duration:00:27:12

Ep. 141 - Why Disneyland Still Isn't Open

10/28/2020
Episode Description We wind the clock back to May and work our way through everything that's happened to keep Disneyland closed. We discuss California's tier system, drama between the Governor and Disney, and what might happen next. Our thoughts go out to all those cast members negatively affected by everything going on. What's your take on the Disneyland situation? E-mail us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com. Episode Notes Looking to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe do all the hard work...

Duration:00:29:19

Ep. 140 - Sept. Trip Report w/ Sarah in the Suburbs

10/21/2020
Looking to plan a Disney vacation? Let Joe be your travel agent and do all the work at no cost to you. Get started today by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net! Episode Description Sarah Gilliland from Sarah in the Suburbs joins the podcast to discuss her September trip to Disney World. We discuss remote schooling on the road, Caribbean Beach Resort's pirate rooms, and what pandemic specific experiences Sarah can take or leave when this is all over. If you've visited the parks...

Duration:00:34:27

Ep. 139 - 7 Things to Know About Disney World Right Now (Reopening Essentials)

10/14/2020
Thinking of taking a last minute trip to Disney World? Let Joe do all the planning and work for you as your travel agent at no cost to you. E-mail josephcheung@travelmation.net to get started today! Episode Description Disney World has been open for a few months and a lot more people are visiting. We talk about seven things you may or may not know about Disney World right now that will help you to plan your trip. From extended dining options to security to wait times, we've got you...

Duration:00:22:42

Ep. 138 - Disneyland Delays and Disney Tough Times

10/7/2020
Episode Description Disneyland still isn't open and a lot of cast members lost their jobs this past week. We take a moment to discuss why cast members are so wonderful and how you can help. Please consider doing so if you are able. Disney Tourist Blog Food Drive Touring Plans Resources Theme Parkette's How To Help Resources Spreadsheet We'd love to hear stories of magical moments cast members have given you and your families. Contact us disneydeciphered AT gmail DOT com. Episode...

Duration:00:21:41

Ep. 137 - A Domestic Disney Parks Fantasy Draft

9/30/2020
Looking to plan a trip to Disney? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, e-mail him josephcheung@travelmation.net to get started! Episode Description We take a break from Disney parks reopening news, mostly because Leslie is tired of waiting for Gavin Newsom to give Disneyland the green light! For fun, we do a domestic Disney parks fantasy draft. We flip a coin to see who gets first pick and then try to draft the best possible combination of parks. Note there was a decent amount...

Duration:00:22:16

Ep. 136 - Disney Ticket Updates & Is Disney Worth the Price of Admission?

9/23/2020
Planning a trip to Disney? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, get started today by e-mailing him josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description We update ticket buying processes and strategies during Disney World's reopening. We also chat about whether Disney World tickets are worth the current price of admission given the entertainment missing from the parks right now. What do you think, is Disney World still worth the cost right now? Let us know by e-mailing us...

Duration:00:25:11

Ep. 135 - 2020 Holiday Offerings at Disney World (Re-opening Essentials)

9/16/2020
Looking to visit Disney World during the holidays? Let Joe do all the work for you at no cost to you as your travel agent, get started by e-mailing josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description The Halloween and Christmas holidays are going to look a little different at Disney World this year, but there's still a lot to love about celebrating at Disney. We go through what's on hiatus and what's new for the holidays and what to expect if you're visiting in 2020. What are you looking...

Duration:00:22:43

How to Deal with Disney Withdrawal (Re-broadcast)

9/9/2020
Planning a Disney vacation for 2020 or 2021? Let Joe be your travel agent at no cost to you, get started by e-mailing him josephcheung@travelmation.net. Episode Description Many of us are experiencing a bit of Disney withdrawal right now, so we decided to re-broadcast this previous episode. We've got you covered with some ideas for how to handle your Disney withdrawal and bring some of that Disney magic into your home! We updated the episode a bit and included a new Disney do or don't, so...

Duration:00:19:04