The DIS Unplugged - A Weekly Roundtable Discussion About All Things Disney World

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The DIS Unplugged podcast is a weekly roundtable discussion that discuss all aspects of planning a Disney vacation. Our show is unbiased, and presents honest opinions of every aspect of a Disney experience - from dining and theme parks to attractions and hotels. Each week we discuss various topics related to Walt Disney World, Disney Cruise Line, and Disneyland California, including the top Disney news stories, dining and restaurant reviews, upcoming events, Disney vacation planning tips, listener questions, plus much more! Our team of Orlando experts includes Pete Werner, Julie Martin, Corey Martin, Kevin Klose, John Magi, Teresa Echols, Kathy Werling, Ryno Clavin, Jackie Gailey, John Sacherri, Erica Resnick, and Craig Williams.

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#1191 - Walt Disney World News, Discussion, and Potential Hurricane Impact

09/27/22 - In this episode, Hurricane Ian is heading towards Florida and Walt Disney World could be impacted, Disney Cruise Line drops vaccination requirements, EPCOT is days away from celebrating its 40th anniversary, and more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

49m
Sep 27
#1190 - The Future of Disney+ and Disney Parks, New Restaurant Coming to WDW & More!

09/20/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses some of Bob Chapek's outlines with how Disney+ will play dramatically into the theme park experience and how theme parks play into the Disney+ experience, a new restaurant is coming to the Swan & Dolphin, KiteTails is closing, Disneyland released MagicBand+ details, and more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

59m
Sep 20
#1189 - D23 Expo 2022 Disney Parks and Experiences Panel Recap

09/13/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses the announcements, or non-announcements, from the D23 Expo 2022 Parks and Experiences panel including the return of Happily Ever After, Hatbox Ghost coming to Magic Kingdom's Haunted Mansion, San Fransokyo taking over Pacific Wharf at DCA, the Disney Treasure, Lighthouse Point, and more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 2m
Sep 13
#1188 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

08/30/22 - In this episode, Josh D'Amaro says the rise in pricing is inevitable because of progress, new discounts have been released for Walt Disney World annual passholders and so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 4m
Aug 30
#1187 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

08/23/22 - In this episode, Disney Enchantment receives an update to finally pay tribute to Walt Disney World, this year's Disney Legends inductees have been announced, and our beloved Disney soap is going to change. Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 7m
Aug 23
#1186 - Live Disney Question & Answer Show

08/09/22 - In this episode, the team is avoiding each other so Ryno and Craig decided to get together virtually to answer your questions about Walt Disney World, Disneyland, life, and who knows what else. Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 3m
Aug 09
#1185 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

08/02/22 - In this episode, the voice of Ursula passes away, D23 Expo announces what to expect for Disney Parks, plus we break down MagicBand+ and so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

54m
Aug 02
#1184 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

07/26/22 - In this episode, MagicBand+ is close to finally launching, fights keep breaking out at Walt Disney World, CDC has updated its programs for COVID and cruise ships, plus more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

55m
Jul 26
#1183 - More Character Dining Set to Return, New Free Parking Feature Added to MDE App, & More!

07/05/22 - In this episode, the panels discusses the return of more Character Dining, the update's coming to Narcoossee's, a new free parking feature being added to My Disney Experience, as well as a few discussion topics.

57m
Jul 12
#1182 - Bob Chapek's Contract Extended & Tiana's Bayou Adventure Discussion

07/05/22 - In this episode, Bob Chapek's contract was unanimously extended by The Walt Disney Company Board keeping him in power, Tiana's Bayou Adventure is the official name for the Princess and the Frog attraction taking over Splash Mountain, and do fruit and coffee mix? Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

53m
Jul 05
#1181 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

06/28/22 - In this episode, Walt Disney World has released all of their details on what's happening for the holidays in 2022 including the return of Mickey's Very Merry Christmas Party, more characters are returning to the parks for hugs, as well as Mirabel without hugs, Brightline has been canceled for Disney Springs, plus so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 9m
Jun 28
#1180 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

06/21/22 - In this episode, the Disney Wish is cancelling test cruises, the Lake Nona Disney campus is delayed until 2026 (if it ends up happening at all), a new face character Buzz is getting people in a tizzy, plus so much more!

53m
Jun 21
#1179 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

06/14/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses the new, ridiculously expensive Adventures by Disney vacation to all the Disney theme parks around the world, the exit of Peter Rice from the Walt Disney Company, the magic at Walt Disney World with the return of Finding Nemo: The Big Blue... and Beyond, and so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

59m
Jun 14
#1178 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

06/07/22 - In this episode, we recap the week's latest news including the return date for Minnie Vans at Walt Disney World, the menu for Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue when it returns, the new restaurant coming to Disney Springs, and more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

43m
Jun 07
#1177 - DIS 25th Anniversary Celebration

06/01/22 - In this episode, the panel reflects on 25 years of the DIS starting with the beginning of the site through the creation of DISBoards.com, Dreams Unlimited Travel, The DIS Unplugged, and where we're at today. Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 7m
Jun 01
#1176 - Podcast Cruise 7.0 Show

05/24/22 - In this episode, the team discusses changes to purchasing Genie+ before your vacation, Disney Cruise Line changing testing policies, plus an interview with Jodi Benson and what the team loved about Podcast Cruise 7.0 aboard the Disney Dream! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 5m
May 24
#1175 - Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind Discussion & More

05/10/22 - In this episode, the team shares their thoughts on EPCOT's newest attraction - Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind, a Texas congressman wants to remove flight restrictions around Walt Disney World, plus so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

54m
May 10
#1174 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

05/03/22 - In this episode, Disney Communications Chief Geoff Morrell has left the Disney company after months on the job, Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party is returning to Magic Kingdom this fall, MagicBand+ releases and is then pulled from shelves, plus so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

49m
May 03
#1173 - Our Take on Walt Disney World's Reedy Creek Dissolution

04/26/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses the dissolving of Walt Disney World's governing body Reedy Creek Improvement District, and what it means for Orange and Osceola country residents. Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

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Apr 26
#1172 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

04/19/22 - In this episode, hugs and autographs have returned back to character meet and greets at Walt Disney World, lots of different discounts have been released recently that are worth discussing, plus so much more. Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

56m
Apr 19
#1171 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

04/12/22 - In this episode, as one dining option at Walt Disney World gets closer to reopening another will be closing, Disney announces a new affordable housing development in Central Florida, plus so much more! Important DIS links and more information! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 3m
Apr 12
#1170 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

04/05/22 - In this episode, Pete sits us down to explain why we shouldn't be rude to Cast Members, Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind finally has an official opening date along with the Hoop-Dee-Doo Musical Revue, plus so much more! All our links and more! https://linktr.ee/thedis

1h 3m
Apr 05
#1169 - Minnie Vans & International Cast Members Returning Soon & Our Week at Walt Disney World

03/29/22 - In this episode, Minnie Vans and the Disney Cultural Representative Program are returning to Walt Disney World soon, a new walkway has opened at EPCOT, plus we discuss some of our highlights from Walt Disney World over the past week. Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

1h 4m
Mar 29
#1168 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

03/22/22 - In this episode, the team discusses the current unrest in the Disney company after weeks of unfortunate bad press surrounding their initial lack of stance on Florida's Parental Rights in Education Bill and so much more. Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

55m
Mar 22
#1167 - Spirit of Aloha Closed Permanent, Festival of Fantasy is Back, and More!

03/15/22 - In this episode, the Spirit of Aloha dinner show is permanently closed at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort to make way for new DVC rooms, a new restaurant is coming to Disney's Boardwalk Resort, and so much more. Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

1h 2m
Mar 15
#1166 - Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Review and Q&A

03/08/22 - In this episode, we talk to Ryno and Fiasco about their experience on the first official voyage of the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, and we'll answer any questions you still might have about the very expensive, but intriguing Walt Disney World addition. Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

1h 15m
Mar 08
#1165 - Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser Discussion

03/01/22 - In this episode, we of course have to talk about Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, but that's pretty much all we cover minus some exciting news for Podcast Cruise 7.0! Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

51m
Mar 01
What You Need to Know About Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser WITHOUT SPOILERS

02/25/22 - Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser is the brand new immersive experience at Walt Disney World where you have the chance to live out your own Star Wars story. Disney invited us out to experience a voyage before the grand opening, so we're sharing important info you need before your vacation, but without spoilers.

50m
Feb 25
#1164 - Walt Disney World News & Discussion

02/22/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses once again the ever-rising cost of Walt Disney World, Disney's new community coming to Palm Springs, fandom and the enjoyment of Disney, plus so much more! Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

1h 4m
Feb 22
#1163 - Disney World Drops Mask Mandates for Vaccinated Again, Do We Need to Adjust Expectations & More

02/15/22 - In this episode, the panel discusses Walt Disney World dropping their indoor mask mandate for vaccinated guests, the brand new Disney Adventure Friends Cavalcade at Magic Kingdom, whether or not we need to adjust our expectations for a Walt Disney World vacation, and so much more! Get a FREE, NO-OBLIGATION QUOTE on your next Disney vacation from Dreams Unlimited Travel! https://www.dreamsunlimitedtravel.com/ Listen to DIS Radio on Live365 https://live365.com/station/DIS-Radio-a49137 Sign up for our DIS Mailer and get the latest Disney news! https://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-updates/ Discount Disney World Tickets via Undercover Tourist https://www.undercovertourist.com/orlando/walt-disney-world-resort/?pid=dis-savings

56m
Feb 15