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Everything you need to know to plan your trip, skip the lines, and revel in your most magical Walt Disney World vacation ever — all in one place!

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) 

♥ 30-day money-back guarantee

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Whether it’s your first visit or your 15th, planning a Disney World vacation is no joke.

“It’ll be fun,” they said. “Going to Disney World is totally magical!”

But now you’re sitting at your computer in your bathrobe at 3:00 AM with 14 tabs open, eyes glazed over, heart racing, sweating profusely, jaw clenched, and this close to pulling your hair out.

Maybe you’re traveling with the kiddos and… 

Your daughter has her heart set on eating The Grey Stuff in the West Wing at Be Our Guest, and your son has been dreaming of riding on the back of a Banshee in Avatar Flight of Passage for months

You, on the other hand, have your own grown-up must-dos… like scoring a FastPass for Tower of Terror and catching the Epcot Forever fireworks (#nostalgia) from the perfect spot: the terrace at The Rose & Crown British Pub.

Or maybe your party is adults only, and…

Your thrill-seeker BFF can’t miss Expedition Everest, Space Mountain, or drinking around the World Showcase at Epcot. Your in-laws are fully committed to revisiting The Hall of Presidents, It’s a Small World, and Country Bears Jamboree… multiple times.

The top two spots on your partner’s list? Fly to a galaxy far, far away on Star Tours and get a mega Wookiee hug from Chewie.

And obviously you aren’t leaving without riding your very own doom buggy through the Haunted Mansion or watching Happily Ever After while you stuff your face with dumplings at Ohana.

Everyone has a super-important wish list of extra-special things they absolutely have to do — no matter what your travel group looks like.

Whew — this whole thing has gone from relaxing getaway to grueling endeavor, and you haven’t even left the house yet.

There’s so much to plan and keep track of: travel arrangements, resort reservations, park tickets, park transportation, special events, extra magic hours, dining reservations, deciding whether you want to buy the Disney Dining Plan, figuring out which parks to visit and when, booking FastPasses…

…and then figuring out how to fit it all in – in just a few days.

When it comes to Disney planning, there’s truly an incredible amount of information to juggle.

The fun doesn’t stop there, either. Once you touch down in Orlando, you get to add hot weather, long lines, and heavy crowds into the mix.

Any of these sound familiar?

→  Feeling anxious and frustrated before you even leave for vacation because you weren’t able to get the dining reservations or FastPasses your group wanted most

→  Spending more time waiting in line than actually, you know, riding the rides

→  Waking up before sunrise to get to each park before rope drop

→  Missing out on some wished-for experiences because the lines were just too long

→  Not being able to experience beloved attractions more than once because, again, lines

→  Being completely wiped out by noon because you’ve already crossed the park 8 times sprinting from ride to ride

→  Unsuccessfully trying to make a change to your plans via the My Disney Experience app while in the parks because Disney updated the app AGAIN and now you can’t find what you need

→  Your kid (or your spouse, or maybe even you) having a meltdown. Ahhh, waiting in line for 2 hours in 90-degree weather sure does bring out the best in people!

→  Running out of Disney Dining Plan credits before your trip is over, OR bringing home 37 Mickey krispies because you had too many snack credits left on the last day

→  Coming home from vacation more exhausted than when you left (bleh)

Let’s face it: going to WDW is not cheap, and it’s probably not something your family gets to do very often.

You want to do ALL THE THINGS, and you want everyone to have a great time.

We get it.

But we have good news:

your vacation doesn’t have to be stressful, complicated, or confusing.

That’s exactly why we created the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!)

It’s Time to Ditch the Overwhelm.

What if you could…

→ Ride everything on your wishlist — yes, even Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Space Mountain, Peter Pan, Slinky Dog Dash, and Flight of Passage — without ever waiting more than 10-20 minutes per attraction

→  Spend more time actually experiencing Disney World than standing in line

→  Minimize the stress that often comes with planning and touring

→  Enjoy your favorite attractions more than once per trip (heck, even more than once per day!)

→  Snag last-minute FastPasses for in-demand attractions like Frozen Ever After, Slinky Dog Dash, and yes, even Flight of Passage (see ya, 190 minute standby line!)

→  Know exactly where to use your Disney Dining Plan credits to get the most bang for your buck – with objectivity, not random Facebook group opinions

→ Grab a coveted same-day dinner reservation. Hel-lo, Cinderella’s Royal Table!

→  Say goodbye to feeling rushed

→  Relish these once-in-a-lifetime moments with your family and friends

→  Still have time to sit back, relax, and take in all the magic Disney has to offer

→  Feel like you definitely got your money’s worth by the end of your trip

→  Come home feeling refreshed, happy, and overflowing with gratitude

→  Actually have fun

Introducing

the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to Walt Disney World

(with Line Hacks™!)

Yup, you read that right — the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW now includes access to our popular and beloved Line Hacks™ program… and so much more!

If you’re thinking, “this sounds too good to be true,” it’s ok — we get that a lot. 😉

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW isn’t your ordinary informational guide.

It’s a science-backed, data-driven, fluff-free program full of proven strategies, tech tips, and little-known tricks.

Even better? These strategies are constantly tested, reassessed, and revised.

Hey, I’m Ali, the founder of Wish Upon a Planner and creator of Line Hacks™ and the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks!).

A few years ago, I noticed something: while there’s a lot of Disney information online, it’s often 

  • not very in-depth
  • not focused on how to be strategical (with very specific examples to help you)
  • outdated, inefficient, or just plain wrong
  • presented in a way that’s confusing

And instead of feeling excited about the planning process and then having amazing days at Disney World, people were anxious, overwhelmed, and exhausted.

So, armed with 15 years worth of spreadsheets and crowd + line pattern research (proud numbers nerd here!), I decided to do something about it.

Our approach is a little different. First, we develop strategies based on actual data. From there, we present that information in the clearest, most useful format for that particular item — whether it be text, flowchart, or video tutorial.

We gather and test the information featured in the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW by visiting Walt Disney World (on our own dime) frequently.

What does that mean for you?

⭐  Our information comes from experiencing the parks as tourists (just like you!) — not through attending carefully curated media events

⭐  You always get the most up-to-date information. Disney World is a place of constant change with openings, closings, and refurbishments, so we’re always testing and re-evaluating everything

One more thing: you won’t find any unnecessary filler or fluff in here. We’re here to show you the best strategies for having a successful vacation (you know, the kind where you’re still on speaking terms with your travel group once you get back), and that doesn’t include bombarding you with 32 articles about the newest shirt color available in the parks.

Yes, we love Disney… but we also love being efficient consumers, and you can always count on our team to give it to you straight. No bias. No nonsense.

There’s no such thing as the perfect itinerary. Instead, the Insider’s Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) gives you a flexible framework to create the best vacation for you.

Whether you’re a serious planner or you prefer to be more spontaneous, the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW has tips, tricks, and touring plans to fit your style. Yup, we guarantee it.

Your time is valuable, and the one week a year you get to spend ignoring your emails and watching the magic come alive with people you love?

We’re gonna guess that’s even more priceless.

What’s included with the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!)?

Signature Line Hacks Program: video tutorials and insider tips on how to master Disney’s FastPass system and use it effectively to beat the lines. We’ll cover:

✔️ Must-Know Hacks & Tricks

✔️ Headliner and Difficult FastPasses

✔️ FastPass Basics

✔️ Day of Drop FastPass Secrets

✔️ Booking FastPass

✔️ Modifying FastPass

✔️ FAQs and Extras

Park Planning Modules: everything you need to know to create a smart yet flexible touring plan for each Walt Disney World theme park: Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios.

✔️ PDF Guides

✔️ Flowcharts for Choosing FastPasses

✔️ Expert Itineraries

✔️ FastPass Difficulty and Reference Sheet

✔️ When to Get What FastPasseses

✔️ Extra Magic Hours Strategy Guides

Dining Hacks: simple but clever insights on how to make the most of your meals at Disney.

✔️ How to Score Any Dining Reservation (yes, even at the elusive Cinderella’s Royal Table!)

✔️ Last-minute Reservations

✔️ All About ADRs (Advance Dining Reservations)

Dining Plan Optimizer: want to get every cent of value from your Disney Dining Plan dollars? You’re in the right place!

✔️ List of Table Service Restaurants in Each Park and Resort

✔️ Dining Credits Overview

✔️ Service Style Overview

✔️ Value Rating System for Disney Dining Plan Credits – the top credit uses, the dependent credit uses, and the worst credit uses

Snacks Section: don’t miss out on any of the new or classic WDW snacks!

✔️ Snack Checklists for Each Park

✔️ Top-rated Snacks Checklist

✔️ DIY Snack Checklist (so you don’t get home to Ohio and realize you forgot to snag a carrot cake cookie!)

Planners and Printables: the best way to have fun and stay organized!

✔️ Digital & Printable Lists

✔️ Trello Planning Board

✔️ Daily Planning Worksheets

BONUS Resort Requests: making room requests at Disney resorts can be a baffling process. Once you conquer this module, though? You’ll be a pro!

✔️ How, When, and Why to Make Room Requests

✔️ Priority Requests

✔️ Our Favorite Requests

✔️ Most Effective Strategies to Get a Great Room

BONUS Access to our private VIP Facebook group: come blab about everything Walt Disney World with people who really get it! You won’t find any outdated advice from Aunt Susan and Uncle Joe in here. Instead, you can expect helpful tips, a kind community, and insightful discussion.

The Details: The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW is a one-time purchase that does not renew.

You’ll have access to the guide for one year for just $24.99. During that time, you’ll receive each and every update plus any new material we add to the Guide. 

Cue the confetti!

Seriously, around 90% of WDW visitors will spend more time waiting in line than doing anything else — including riding the actual rides.

And can you believe that 98% of Disney World guests don’t even think about optimizing their trip for the shortest wait times and the most efficient routes of navigating each park?

We don’t want that for you!

For less than $25 (that’s less than the cost of a sparkly pair of mouse ears in the latest must-have color), you’ll get access to proven, expert strategies designed to help you make the most of your Disney vacation.

Be part of that 2%: save up to 6 hours per day, enjoy your favorite rides, and don’t watch your time off pass you by while you stand in neverending lines.

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!), includes everything you need.

Perfectly organized. All in one place.

…And you can devour it all in less than 2 hours.

Will the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW work for me?

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is perfect for you if you meet ANY of the following:

→  You’ve ever waited in line for longer than 20 minutes 

→  You’re visiting WDW with 12 or less people

→  You’re a first-time visitor, it’s been a while since your last trip, or you don’t consider yourself a super-pro (yet)

→  You’re already a Disney pro, but you love learning new things and discovering new strategies to make your trips even better

→  You’re not already getting at least 6-10 FastPasses during a full day at the parks (really!)

→  You’re overwhelmed by the intense planning process

→  You’re worried about not having time to check off everything on your list at Disney World

→  You’ve experienced anxiety or fear around being able to get the right dining reservations or FastPasses

→  You’ve been disappointed by not being able to get the dining reservations and FastPasses you had your heart set on

→  You love to read expert reviews, itineraries, and guides to make your trip the best it can be (whether you’re a complete pro or a total beginner)

→  You value getting the most out of every minute and every dollar spent

→  You’re so completely over having 11 browser tabs open to try to find one specific detail, but everything is outdated, vague, and has 13 obnoxious ads for every line of text on the page

→  You’re ready for the most efficient and relaxed vacation ever

Frequently Asked Questions

Hold up. No more than 20 minutes waiting in line? Is this for real?

Sounds crazy, right? But it’s totally for real! How? We use a combination of little-known FastPass strategies (this goes far beyond than just booking 3 FastPasses per day), tech tips most people don’t know about, and effective touring strategies. You won’t be running back and forth across the park, and you don’t have to get there for rope drop.

Still feel a little too good to be true? We get it! That’s why we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. Try Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) for up to 30 days. If you’re not satisfied for any reason, we’ll refund your money. It’s that simple.

I have more than 12 people in my party. Will this work for me?

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) works best for groups of 12 or fewer, especially because crowds are such a huge factor when it comes to wait times. For that reason, we don’t make any guarantees for larger groups. The bottom line: we don’t want you to pay for something that you won’t use.

That said, are you still likely to learn something new or useful? Yes! In fact, we often get feedback from people who’ve had success using Line Hacks™ for larger groups:

“I know the hacks work best for smaller groups, BUT this worked AMAZING for our group of 12 last week! Thank you for helping us have the most magical time by not spending it in line.” – Lanah, Wheelersburg, OH

I’ve been to Disney World like, 15 times OR I’m a Florida resident/Annual Passholder/Disney Vacation Club member. Will this teach me anything new?

Yes, it will! While we think beginner-to-intermediate Dis-goers will get the absolute most out of Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!), seasoned Disney pros love it, too! We actually get a ton of positive feedback from Florida residents, Annual Passholders, and DVC members who didn’t realize there was even more to know. And if, for any reason, you’re not completely satisfied with the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!), we offer a 100% money-back guarantee. After almost 10,000 purchases and a 96% satisfaction rate, we think the chances of you learning something new are pretty dang good.

I already have Line Hacks. How is this different?

If you already have Line Hacks™, you’re all set! Nothing changes for you — just log in and enjoy access to ALL the goods until your year is up!

If you don’t already have Line Hacks yet but you’re considering it: The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW includes Line Hacks™ and so much more! In addition to our signature Line Hacks™program, you get in-depth planning modules for each park, Dining Hacks, our Dining Plan Optimizer, an assortment of checklists and printables, and access to our VIP Facebook group. Essentially, it’s 4x the awesome content for just $5 more than the original price of Line Hacks.

How long will it take me to get through this information? I don’t have a lot of spare time!

We hear you! Most people will be able to get through all of the content in about two hours. Even if you’re already on vacation and you only have 20 minutes to spare, you can absolutely watch the most critical, impactful videos in that amount of time and start beating those lines.

 

If you prefer to break the content into 10 – 20 minute sessions over the course of a few days, that works, too! It’s totally up to you. We specifically designed each module to be efficient, easy, and actionable. Don’t worry, this won’t feel like an exhausting college course!

Will this work during holidays or peak times?

We don’t guarantee some of the extreme results you’ll hear in the VIP group for high-peak times or major holidays like Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve, because crowds. If you’re going to WDW around the holidays, will you still be able to implement some of the strategies from the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!)? Definitely! Each year, we hear from happy customers who have lots of success. We’ll be honest: having the information is almost always better than not having the information, but you may not be able to put it all to use, because, again… crowds. 🙂

Spring break and summer, though? That’s a different story! We developed and tested Line Hacks™ specifically to be useful during those times.

I have kids in my party OR I don’t have kids in my party. Will this work for my group?

Yes! The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is perfect for anyone heading to Disney – crowds don’t discriminate. Bonus for those of you traveling with little ones: many of the toddler rides and character meet and greets are the easiest attractions to use our strategies on!

Will this work for Disneyland in California?

Nope, sorry! The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is currently only good for Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Animal Kingdom, and Hollywood Studios at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.

We’ll be publishing a Disneyland Strategy Guide sometime in 2020 though, so make sure to bookmark us!

Won’t these tricks stop working if everyone uses them?

That’s a great question! The keyword here is “everyone.” Walt Disney World gets an average of 55 million visitors each year. In comparison, our community is much smaller and more intimate. If 10,000 people buy the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) each year, that’s only 0.0001% of total visitors. As you can see, the actual number of people using these strategies is pretty tiny!

I feel funny about the word hacks -- does this mean we’re going to be doing something wrong?

We understand. For some people, “hacks” can bring to mind all sorts of nefarious things. In this case, though, all of our “hacks” are just tips and secrets for working within a complex system. Think organizational hacks, shopping hacks, or time management hacks: they’re all there to help you do something better or more efficiently. We’re teaching you some uncommon tricks and showing you how to use Disney’s algorithm to your advantage. Don’t worry: you’ll never find anything bad, unethical, or against the rules here.

What if I’m not super tech savvy?

That’s totally ok! Everything in the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is user-friendly and easy to navigate. We’ve taken extra care to present all of the information in the simplest, most helpful way. Even better: our video tutorials will walk you through all of the Disney World tech you need to know about, including the notorious My Disney Experience app.

I’m a Travel Agent/Blogger/Influencer and I’d love for my clients to have this information. Can we work together?

We do offer a generous affiliate program as well as a bulk discount rate for travel agents (bulk only, not for personal use). We have a lot of TAs that use our guide and encourage clients to! 

Bonus: after incorporating our materials into their planning and marketing, travel agents often see their bookings increase. Woohoo!   

To get started, shoot us an email at info@wishuponaplanner.com

Please note that TAs (or anyone) may not share their access to the guide, our works are federally registered and this is a violation and copyright and punishable under the law.

 

Can’t I find this information for free using Google?

The truth is, you can find a lot of Disney information for free on the internet. But not all if it is current. Not all of it is good. Much of it is heavily biased towards that writer’s preferences and personality. Not all of it is presented in a way that’s easy to understand and apply. And it’s most definitely not all in one awesome, organized place.

Part of our charm? The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) has everything you need, all in one place, presented in a helpful, actionable way. We have yet to see anything quite like it.

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is AMAZING! Why isn’t it more expensive?

Thank you — we’re so glad you love it! We strive to keep the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) as affordable as possible for two main reasons: 1) we want to keep the Guide accessible and budget-friendly, and 2) going to WDW can be wildly expensive, and our goal is to help you make the most of the money and time you’re already spending without adding too much extra $$ to your bottom line.

I already purchased but am having trouble accessing the information. Halp!

When you first purchase the Insider’s Guide, you are required to create a username and password, and it then directs you to a site. You also receive an email with this information. You can try searching your inbox for “Wish Upon a Planner” – and check to see if this email was flagged them to another folder in your inbox.

If you do not have access to the email or information, you can always log in here. Here, you can also reset (and find) your username/password by entering the email you signed up with.

 

100% Money-back Guarantee

Yes, really. Your dollars and your minutes are valuable, and you want to spend ‘em in the best way possible. We respect that.

Our goal: to offer you a system that’s convenient, strategic, and serves as a helpful planning tool for helping you experience attractions and meet and greets at Walt Disney World with minimal wait times.

Whether you’re an absolute newbie or a total WDW touring pro, we think you’ll be pretty doggone delighted. We hope you’ll learn something new, too, regardless of whether you’re a first-timer or a frequent guest.

With almost 10,000 customers and a 96% satisfaction rate, the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) has a track record that speaks for itself.

But you are our top priority. We want you to be completely thrilled with and excited by your purchase. That’s why we’re proud to offer a 100% money-back guarantee.

If you buy the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) and for any reason you’re not completely satisfied, just contact us within 30 days of your purchase and you’ll receive a full refund. 

No complicated forms required. No strings attached. Nothing to lose.

The Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) has helped thousands of people just like you to minimize stress, have more fun, spend less time waiting in line, and actually enjoy their vacations.

Really, there are two ways to do Walt Disney World:

Struggle through the planning process, feel frustrated and overwhelmed, and possibly miss out on the dining reservations or FastPasses you wanted. 

Then spend most of your vacation waiting in line, refereeing squabbles between your kids, grumbling at your spouse, walk 300 miles, spend a ton of money, and arrive at home feeling even more weary than when you left.

– OR –

Get the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!).

Watch the video tutorials, read the PDF guides, and save the checklists. Sit back. Relax. Become a Disney pro.

Have fun planning your trip with your family or friends. Pick the perfect resort.

Get the FastPasses and dining reservations you want. Snag those remaining dining reservations once you get there. Use our strategies to get more FastPasses. Never wait in line for more than 20 minutes.

Watch your kids’ eyes light up. Laugh and hold hands with your partner. Feel your heart grow three sizes.

Come home feeling relaxed, happy, fulfilled, and closer to the ones you love.

Ready for some math!?

Don’t worry, it’s fun math! (But all math is fun math, don’t @ me)

If you’re in the parks for around 10 hours each day, the average cost per person, per hour of vacation is $40. If you’re part of a group of 3, that means your trip is running you $120 PER HOUR.

But there’s a better way. You don’t have to waste that time and money waiting in line.

We guarantee that the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) will save you at least one hour per day. Our average user reports saving around six hours per day and more than 20 hours per week.

  • 20 hours saved per week with a party of 3 = $2,400
  • One hour saved per week with a party of 3 = $120
  • Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) = $24.99

Pay $24.99 to save up to 20 hours and the equivalent of $2,400? Yes, please!

As you can see, the Insider’s Digital Strategy Guide to WDW (with Line Hacks™!) is a tiny investment that’ll more than pay for itself on the first day of your trip.

You’re probably spending hundreds — if not thousands — on your Disney vacation. Let us help you plan your trip, skip the lines, save time and money, and have your most magical visit ever.