Episode 71 - Disney Movie Magic at DHS, Preferred Parking at Disney Springs, Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts, Poor Reviews of Great Theme Park Restaurants Returns + More!

June 5, 2017

Join us for episode 71 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

In this weeks news:

  • Knight Lights at Legoland Florida
  • Voodoo Doughnut opens at Universal CityWalk Hollywood
  • Preferred parking arrives at Disney Springs
  • We review the technical test of Nighttime Lights at Hogwarts Castle
  • Wi-Fi finally launches at Disneyland
  • Disney Movie Magic debuts at Disney's Hollywood Studios

This week marks the return of a fan favourite, Poor Reviews of Great Theme Park Restaurants. This week Dan and I have a laugh over reviews of The BOATHOUSE at Disney Springs.

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If you like us then please check out our podcasting friends Dis After Dark!
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Episode 70 - Craig from Dis After Dark Joins Us to Discuss Upcoming Orlando Trip!

May 29, 2017

This week Craig from the awesome Dis After Dark team joins us to discuss his upcoming trip to Orlando that includes quite a lot of events that most guests won't have tried out before! Craig is spending a long 18 days in Orlando and talks us through his full plan.

We also chat about all of our experiences visiting the parks and future work between Theme Park Trader and the Dis After Dark teams!

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Episode 69 - The Shining Coming to HHN, Nighttime Hogwarts Show, Mobile Ordering at WDW, Fantasmic’s Return to Disneyland + More!

May 22, 2017

Join us for episode 69 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

In this weeks news:

  • The Shining is coming to Halloween Horror Nights 27
  • Satu’li Canteen Breakfast Menu at Pandora – The World of Avatar
  • New details on nighttime projection show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood
  • Tunisia working on Kong animatronic larger than Universal Orlando's
  •  Disney closing Seven Dwarfs Mine Train for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party
  • Mobile Ordering expanding at Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • Fantasmic returning to Disneyland with new features

We also read out some of our most recent reviews from iTunes.

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Episode 68 - Karyn Locke Rejoins us to Chat Happily Ever After Reactions, Dapper Day at the Parks, Recent WDW Trips + More!

May 15, 2017

Join us for episode 68 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

This week we are rejoined by Karyn Locke from Sandandorsnow.com who chats to us about her recent trips to Walt Disney World including a 2 day celebration of Dapper Day at the parks!

We also run through our reactions to the new fireworks show at Magic Kingdom, Happily Ever After!

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Episode 67 - Guardians of the Galaxy News at Disneyland & WDW, Happily Ever After discussion, Food and Wine 2017 at Epcot & More!

May 8, 2017

Join us for episode 67 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

In this weeks news:

  • Baby Groot and Star-Lord meet and greet at Disney's Hollywood Studios
  • Guardians of the Galaxy Mission: Breakout news including premiere party
  • Closest look at Happily Ever After to date
  • Epcot Food and Wine Festival dates and details announced
  • Pandora - The World of Avatar is on Disney's Animal Kingdom's map
  • The Rock making changes to Jungle Cruise across Disney Parks

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If you like us then please check out our podcasting friends Dis After Dark!
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Episode 66 - Carly Joins Us to Discuss her Trips at DLP, WDW & Universal Orlando + Pandora - World of Avatar attraction thoughts & More!

May 1, 2017

Join us for episode 66 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

This week friend of the show Carly joins us to discuss her various trips to both Disneyland Paris and Walt Disney World. We chat through her first memory of going to both parks and some of her more recent visits that include getting engaged at Disneyland Paris and going to Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando for her honeymoon!

We also cover off a few other questions that include what it is like to stay at the Animal Kingdom Lodge at a club level and whether Carly likes ET Adventure or not. We then finish with a couple of this weeks news stories:

  • Pandora - The World of Avatar attraction thoughts
  • EDM festival coming to Disneyland Paris

e sure to check us out over on www.themeparktrader.com!

If you like us then please check out our podcasting friends Dis After Dark!
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Episode 65 - Emily Rejoins Us to Ask Us Questions on Planning a Walt Disney World Trip!

April 24, 2017

Join us for episode 65 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

This week Emily rejoins Dan and I to ask us a whole host of questions around Walt Disney World and planning a trip. This all came from Emily recently booking her trip to WDW and not being satisfied with the way that Disney answer queries online!

Here is a summary of the questions we answer:

  • We land in Orlando International at 3:20pm on our first day. What should we do with the rest of the day? 
  • Is it worth buying tickets for Mickeys Very Merry Christmas Party? 
  • What rides should we do in each park? 
  • How many days do you recommend saving for Universal? 
  • How does the fast pass system really work? – Can you just get daily fastpasses alongside the plus ones? 
  • How does the magic maker work? How can you view/ download the pictures you have taken> 
  • Which rides should we get a fast pass for? 
  • Does it get busy watching parades? 
  • Where is the best place to watch parades from? 
  • Where are the best places to eat in WDW and Universal? 
  • Where is the best place to meet characters? 
  • How do the magic bands work? 
  • I heard it is recommended to have a credit card before you visit, is this true? 
  • Where is the best place to visit, except Universal and WDW? 
  • Where are the best discount Disney stores? 
  • How much would you recommend taking for a 15 night stay – when you have a dining plan and tickets for Universal and WDW included. 
Be sure to check us out over on www.themeparktrader.com and go check Emily out over on Twitter and her website!
 
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Episode 64 - What FastPass Selections Should You Make at Each Park in Walt Disney World?

April 21, 2017

Join us for episode 64 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

In this episode we go through each of the four main parks at Walt Disney World and discuss what both Dan and I would choose for our three FastPass selections for a given day!

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Episode 63 - Charlie Joins Us to Discuss Disney Parks, Tron Coaster Coming to WDW, Disneyland Paris 25th Anniversary Discussions!

April 17, 2017

Join us for episode 63 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

This week we are joined by Charlie Granby who comes onto the show to discuss her most recent day trip to Disneyland Paris alongside her most recent trips to Walt Disney World!

We also discuss a couple of news stories from last week including:

  • Disneyland Paris turning 25 and what we thought of the celebrations
  •  Is Tron really replacing the Tomorrowland Speedway at Magic Kingdom?

Be sure to check us out over on www.themeparktrader.com and make sure you go and check Charlie out over on Twitter where you will find links to her website and Etsy store!

If you like us then please check out our podcasting friends Dis After Dark!
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Episode 62 - Magic Kingdom 2017 Party Dates, Mario Kart Attraction rumour, Should You Buy a Universal Express Pass? + More!

April 10, 2017

Join us for episode 62 of the Theme Park Trader podcast!

In this weeks news:

  • We run through the 2017 dates for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party and Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party
  • Satu'li Canteen Menu thoughts at Pandora - The World of Avatar
  • Does a recent Universal patent mean a Mario Kart attraction is on the way to Orlando?
  • Should you spend money on a Universal Express pass at Universal Orlando?

To end this podcast we do our very first poor reviews of great theme park restaurants where this week we choose one of Ryan's favourites, Le Cellier at Epcot in Walt Disney World!

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If you like us then please check out our podcasting friends Dis After Dark!
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