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BOGP Open Line – January 28, 2024 – State of Virtual Queues in Disney Parks, Popcorn Buckets, Military Discounts & Deals, More – BOGP 2429

This is the Live Call-in Show from this past Sunday night, January 28, 2024!  During this show, Mike was in the studio solo as Scott was cheering on his Detroit Lions this evening! During this hour, we had some great calls discussing the current state of virtual queues in the Disney theme parks. Are they working? What could be changed? How do they affect your daily park experience? We also get a great trip report from a family that was just down at Wilderness Lodge last week! Also, we discuss some awesome Military perks that you might not know about!  We hope you enjoy today’s show! Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.  Become a patron of the Be Our Guest Podcast over at www.patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Listener Questions – January 31, 2024 – Capture Your Moment, Mears Drop-Off Options, A Green Eel, Flower & Garden Dates, More – BOGP 2428

Mike, Pam & Rikki are here today answering your Listener Questions! Today we discuss a question about the Capture Your Moment photo sessions and if those photos are included with your Memory Maker, getting dropped off by Mears at a resort other than your “reservation resort”, in search of a “green eel” from Disney+ over at The Seas at Epcot, frustration with the Flower & Garden Festival dates this year and much more! We hope you enjoy today’s show!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort, Space 220, Character Love, Late-Night Fun – BOGP 2427

We are excited to have Listener Julius back on the show again after a few years to hear about his recent trip to Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort with his wife and 6-year old son! Hear what he thought of this “bucket-list” Disney experience! We also discuss their touring the parks with a younger child and navigating everything using Genie+! Great meals like Space 220, Mama Melrose, Pizza Rizzo, and more are discussed as well! We hope you enjoy today’s podcast!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Current Thoughts On Virtual Queues, Country Bears, Popcorn Buckets, Dining at DHS, More – BOGP 2426

Today Mike, Rikki & Scott are here today with some fun Disney discussion to get you ready for a nice weekend! We give a few minutes on topics such as the current state of Virtual Queues around the Disney Parks, counter-service dining at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, changes coming to the Country Bears and Tiana’s Bayou Adventure, the collection of popcorn buckets, and much more! What are YOUR thoughts on these topics? We’d love to hear them! We hope you enjoy today’s podcast!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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BOGP Open Line – January 21, 2024 – WDW Marathon Weekend & Disneyland Half Talk, Fishing at WDW, WDW ADRs, DVC & Dining Plans, More – BOGP 2425

This is the Live Call-in Show from this past Sunday night, January 21, 2024!  During this show, Mike & Scott were back together to take your calls for the hour on a variety of fun Disney topics!  First, we discussed some of the highlights and challenges from the Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend and the Disneyland Half-Marathon Weekend with a couple of our listeners! Then, we has some ADR and Disney Dining Plan discussions with a couple of callers as well! We also discussed fishing and going down to Walt Disney World with ZERO ADRs with Listener Mark too! Finally, we got a great call with a quick trip recap from a Disneyland trip last Halloween season!  We hope you enjoy today’s show! Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.  Become a patron of the Be Our Guest Podcast over at www.patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Listener Questions – Big River Grille Goes Away, DCL Ground Transportation, When to Visit Disney Springs, More – January 24, 2024- BOGP 2424

Mike, Scott & Rikki are here today answering your Listener Questions! Today we discuss the closure of Big River Grill on the Boardwalk and the current status of dining in this area of the resort and what this COULD become! We also discuss options for getting to and from your next Disney Cruise, when the best time is to visit Disney Springs, favorite places to dine at Disney Springs, putting together a split-stay where you need tickets for the length of the stay, crowds for “The Summit” Cheerleading Championships, and and much more! We hope you enjoy today’s show!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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runDisney 2024 Disneyland Half-Marathon Weekend Recap – BOGP 2422

Congratulations to everyone who just completed races at either or both Walt Disney World and Disneyland over the past couple of weekends! We are all so very proud of each of you! Today, all four of us are here and Mike & Scott recap the 2024 Disneyland Half-Marathon experience! We discuss the races, medals, shirts, expo, running experiences, then we just talk about the theme park fun, great meals, and what Disney fans can really get out of a Disneyland vacation! We had a great time recording this show! We hope you enjoy today’s podcast!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Listener Questions – January 17, 2024 – Long-Term Trip Planning, Tipping with Disney Dining Plan, Nassau Excursions, More – BOGP 2421

Mike and Pam are here today answering your Listener Questions! Today we discuss tipping with the return of the Disney Dining Plan, thoughts on a monorail pub crawl and getting a spot at the lounges at the Contemporary Resort, long-term planning for a guest in the UK who is coming over for 18 nights in October, a first-cruise experience for a family in Arkansas, and much more! We hope you enjoy today’s show!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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Ultimate Touring Plan Experiences – BOGP 2420

Today we are excited to have Listener Sammy from Oregon joining us to talk Ultimate Touring Plans!  These are attempts to do every attraction, show, vehicle, character meet & greet, etc in the park in one day!  Hear about her planning, experiences, pitfalls, and so many great tips that will help everyone each day of your theme park visits!  Plus, as a former elite-level athlete, Sammy gives so many fun stories as to how this kind of experience can bond you with your friends that you share this experience with for life!  It’s a really fun show!  We hope you enjoy today’s podcast!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!

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2024 runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend Recap – BOGP 2419

Good luck to everyone running the Disneyland Half-Marathon events this weekend! We can’t wait to see your  achievements!  Today, Mike & Scott do a quick recap of the 2024 runDisney Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend events!  We discuss the races, especially the shortened 7.1 mile “half” marathon, the expo, merchandise, medals, cheer squads, course entertainment, our personal race experiences and so much more! We hope you enjoy today’s podcast!  Please visit our website at www.beourguestpodcast.com.  Thank you so much for your support of our podcast! Become a Patron of the show at www.Patreon.com/BeOurGuestPodcast.  Also, please follow the show on Twitter @BeOurGuestMike and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/beourguestpodcast.   Thanks to our friends at The Magic For Less Travel for sponsoring today’s podcast!