Welcome Home: A Disney Parks & DVC Podcast
Summary: A Disney Parks & Vacation Club Podcast. Tom, Damon and Trevor are Disney enthusiasts who can't stop talking about anything and everything Disney. On Welcome Home, they talk about everything related to Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Disney Vacation Club (DVC). As DVC Owners and Disney Parks enthusiasts, the guys have extensive knowledge of everything Disney and Disney Vacation Club. Let Welcome Home help you and your family be more knowledgeable about Disney!
In Episode 14, the guys welcome a special guest; Ziggy from Ziggy Knows Disney on Facebook and www.ziggyknowsdisney.com. The guys discuss Epcot's 35th Anniversary and all of the exclusive events and merchandise Disney is offering in celebration. One of the special items is a park exclusive Pop Vinyl Figment figure, which Tom talks about trying to obtain while not being in the park. Ziggy gives his reviews of the booths at the Epcot Food & Wine festival and makes Tom and Damon extremely hungry. The guys talk about an upcoming DVC Thanksgiving feast and a new way for families on a budget to eat dinner while at WDW. The guys also talk about some new rumors including the end of one of Damon's favorite's, Stitch's Great Escape and the Jingle Cruise. Damon discusses his upcoming Disney cruise.
In Episode 13, the guys welcome Trevor back to the Podcast after Hurricane Irma caused him to reschedule his WDW vacation. Trevor talks about everything that went into the decision to delay his trip, how Disney assisted him, and his new WDW vacation plans. The guys also talk about the damage caused by Irma at WDW. A listener writes in to ask about purchasing more DVC points and Tom and Damon attempt to answer. They also discuss the upcoming DVC Halloween parties, the return of a controversial premium event, and the new holiday events announced for WDW. Legendary Imagineer, X. Atencio, passed away recently and the guys pay tribute to his legacy.
In Episode 12, The guys talk about Trevor's upcoming trip to Walt Disney World. They discuss traveling to WDW from outside of the US, special DVC events, dessert parties and resorts. Trevor also talks about dealing with the impending Hurricane Irma. Slinky Dog has made an appearance at Hollywood Studios in the form of a roller coaster train. A new VIP tour at Animal Kingdom is announced and the guys discuss if it's worth it. Is a name change imminent at Hollywood Studios? If a recent survey is to be believed, then maybe! The guys discuss the rumored names and what their thoughts are on the change. As promised, the guys also discuss the new DuckTales reboot on DisneyXD.
In Episode 11 of Welcome Home, the guys welcome back Damon from his recent WDW trip. Damon talks about his opinions and experiences with the Minnie Vans, Pandora, Frozen Ever After, Boardwalk Villas, and much more. The guys also talk about the closing of the Great Movie Ride and Universe of Energy. Is Disney getting rid of individual toiletries in guest rooms? The guys discuss their thoughts on their removal from Value and Moderate Resorts. Is the next reimagined WDW land going to be Dinoland USA? The guys discuss the possibility of Indiana Jones coming to Animal Kingdom.
In Episode 10 of Welcome Home, the guys honor to the legacy of legendary Imagineer Marty Sklar. They also talk about the new DVC and Annual Passholder discounts recently announced for WDW. Speaking of DVC, the guys talk about the best ways to secure your waitlist. Damon is going to WDW soon and the guys discuss what he will be doing on his trip. The guys also talk about the recently announced new area in Hollywood Studios and finish up their D23 discussion.
The guys welcome Chris from Disney Talk as a special guest to talk about D23. There were so many announcements at D23 this year that the guys had to spend a whole show (and then some) talking about it. Warning listeners, this is a long one! From the new DVC Resort, to Star Wars Land (Galaxy's Edge), to Tron, to Guardians of the Galaxy, this year's D23 was bigger than any other. The guys discuss everything that was announced at D23 and what it all means for Walt Disney World.
On this episode of Welcome Home, Tom returns from his WDW trip and talks about everything he did while at Disney World. The guys discuss the latest news about Pirates of the Caribbean changing, Siemens ending their sponsorship's at Epcot and the new DVC Annual Pass Discount. They also discuss all of the rumored updates coming to Epcot and much more!
In Episode 7, Tom is on vacation, so it's a quick one! The guys talk about how early you can book your DVC resort based on whether it's your home resort or not. They also discuss the recently released 2016 Theme Park Attendance report and what it means to Disney and Universal. Toy Story Land details are starting to come out, so the guys discuss their thoughts on this new (and maybe soon to open) land. The guys also discuss a few rumors, the new Pixar show, and the new projection show at Hollywood Studios.
In Episode 6 of Welcome Home, the guys talk extensively about Tom's upcoming Walt Disney World vacation and how he planned for it. They also discussed the different ways you can plan a Disney vacation. During the planning discussion, the guys talk about dining, fast passes, resorts, celebrations, Magic Bands, and more! Follow along with Tom's vacation by looking for #WelcomeHomeWDW and watching our social media accounts. Tom will be posting live videos and lots of pictures on Instagram throughout next week. Later in this episode, the guys talk about the new fast pass policy just implemented at Walt Disney World, as well as the new skull souvenir mugs now available at Magic Kingdom. The guys discuss the long lines at Pandora and Guardians of the Galaxy and what that means for future park development. All this on Episode 6 of Welcome Home! #WDW #Pandora #FlightofPassage #WelcomeHomeWDW #Guardiansofthegalaxy #skullmug #fastpass #disneydining #polynesian #boardwalkvillas
This is a Disney World sized episode of Welcome Home! In Episode 5, the guys talk extensively about DVC Perks, including the Top of the World Lounge & the Epcot Member Lounge. They discuss how to keep your family secure at WDW in light of recent news articles. They discuss the possibility of Paint the Night coming to WDW, the future of the Universe of Energy pavilion at Epcot & the seasonal operation of Stitch's Great Escape.
The guys welcome special guest Nick Cotton from dvcresalemarket.com to answer their questions about DVC Resale. They revisit Damon's point dilemma from the previous episode, thanks to a tip from a listener. Tom & Trevor bid farewell to wishes because Damon doesn't care about nighttime shows. They also talk about some interesting rumors coming out of Walt Disney World.
In Episode 3 of Welcome Home, Trevor tells us all about Dining at Disney. Also, the guys talk extensively about the newly released information about Star Wars Land, including the rumored Luxury Star Ship Hotel. They also try to help Damon figure out how to spend his points on his next vacation.
Tom, Trevor & Damon discuss Damon's recent trip to Universal Studios Orlando and how Damon thinks Disney can learn from Universal. They get into basics about the Disney Vacation Club program, rumors about Gondolas and new rides at WDW, and new security procedures at the Magic Kingdom.
The first episode of Welcome Home: A Disney Parks and Vacation Club Podcast. Tom, Trevor and Damon discuss all the details about Pandora: The Land of Avatar and the new Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney's Wilderness Lodge.