The Budget Mouse - A Disney Podcast
By Leah Althiser
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Tips, tricks, hacks, and advice for planning a magical Disney World vacation on a shoestring budget! It is possible to actually enjoy your trip to Walt Disney World when you haven't spent a small fortune. In this podcast I share - Tips and tricks for an incredible and affordable Disney vacation - Reviews of budget-friendly resorts, dining locations, and more - Creative ideas for visiting Disney World more often even on a tight budget - Ways to bring more Disney magic into your everyday life if you can’t visit as often as you’d like! I'm a 30 -year veteran visitor to Walt Disney World and I'm sharing all of my tricks with you so you can have the incredible vacation you deserve!
||CleanEp 29: January Trip Report: Boardwalk Inn, Awesome Cheap Eats, & All Star Sports||Here is episode 29 of the Budget Mouse podcast, where I share a compilation of my nightly trip reports from my January trip to Disney World. I mention how I booked my rooms through Hotwire, which I describe in detail in this post.||1/16/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 28: $1,000 Disney World Family Trip Budget + Dining Plan Questions Answered||Welcome to episode 28 of The Budget Mouse Podcast! This week's show is about how to take a family of four to Disney World for under $1000. I also answer some reader questions about the Disney Dining Plan. -||12/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 27: Ten Tips To Survive (And Actually Enjoy) The Crowded Holiday Season at Disney World||Here's episode 27 of The Budget Mouse podcast, which is about my ten tips for enjoying and surviving the most crowded (and wonderful) time of the year at Disney World! - Here's a link to the post on ResalesDVC: How To Survive (And Enjoy) The Holidays ..||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 26: All About Epcot Festivals: What To Expect & What You Can’t Miss||Here's episode 26 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about the four popular festivals at Epcot. - Some resources mentioned in the show are: Epcot Festival Roundup: What To Expect At Each Of The Four Festivals||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 25: 8 Ways To Save Money on Disney World Tickets||Here is episode 25 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about how to save money on Disney World tickets! - Here are the resources I mention in the show: How To Save Money on Disney World Tickets||11/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 24: Disney World Regulars Take On Disney California Adventure Park and more…||Here is Episode 24 of The Budget Mouse Podcast, in which we check out Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, and the Disney resorts in Anaheim, CA!||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 23: Ten Reasons To Love The Disney World Value Resorts||Here is Episode 23 of The Budget Mouse Podcast! This week I'm sharing ten reasons to love the Disney World Value Resorts. - Here are some related posts: The Best & Worst of the Disney Value Resorts What To Expect at the Disney Value Resorts||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 22: How To Save Money & Eat The Best Stuff at Epcot Food & Wine Festival!||Here is episode 22 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival! - Here are some resources related to the show: 2018 Epcot Food & Wine Festival Favorites & What To Skip||10/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 21: Highlights, Discounts, & Tips For Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party||Epsiode 21 of The Budget Mouse podcast is all about Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party! - Here is a link to discount Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets from Undercover Tourist. - Check out this related post on the blog for all of the de..||9/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 20: September Trip Report: All-Star Movies For The Win, Food & Wine, Halloween Party and more…||Here is Episode 20 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about my September trip to Walt Disney World! - I mention many resources in the show, here are some links: How To Fly to Disney World For (Almost) Free on Southwest||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 19: How To Keep The Disney World Magic Alive When You Can’t Visit As Much As You Want – Interview with Dave Rich||Episode 19 of The Budget Mouse podcast is my interview with fellow Disney fan Dave Rich in which we talk about all of the ways to keep the Disney World magic alive in your everyday life. - Most of us can't visit the parks as much as we'd like,||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 18: Cheapskate Trip Planning Timeline + Steps||Here is episode 18 of The Budget Mouse Disney podcast! It includes my cheapskate trip planning timeline and steps for planning a trip to Disney World on a tight budget. - Here are some of the resources I mention in this week's show: -||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 17: Top 20 Freebies at Walt Disney World||Here is Episode 17 of The Budget Mouse Podcast which is all about my favorite free items and activities at Walt Disney World! - Here are a few things I mention in this episode: Cheapskate Princess 120 Freebies at Disney World||8/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 16: All About Disney Vacation Club – Interview With Kristen Tutas from ResalesDVC||Here is episode 16 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about Disney Vacation Club! - I’ve called in someone who deals with DVC every day for her job – Kristen Tutas from ResalesDVC. In this interview I recorded on my trip to Disney World last m||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 15: 12 Tips to Save Money on Food at Disney World!||Here is episode 15 of The Budget Mouse podcast which is all about ways to save on food expenses at Walt Disney World when you are paying out of pocket! - Here are links to some of the resources I mentioned in this episode: -||8/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 14: All About the Holidays at Disney World (and How to Visit on a Budget)||Episode 14 of The Budget Mouse Podcast is all about visiting Walt Disney World during the holidays and how to save money on a trip in November and December. - Here are links to the posts I mention in the show: -||7/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 13: Everything You Need to Know About Toy Story Land||Here is Episode 13 of The Budget Mouse Podcast! I share lots of tips and tricks for the new Toy Story Land at Disney's Hollywood Studios. - Here is a link to some posts I mention in this episode: Toy Story Land Tips & Tricks||7/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 12: July Trip Report With Money-Saving Tips!||Here is a compilation of the trip reports from my July trip to Walt Disney World. I share how we saved money on ALL aspects of the trip, where we stayed, what we ate, and a little about what I did at Hollywood Studios. -||7/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 11: My Favorite Things at Disney World That Most People Skip||Here's Episode 11 of The Budget Mouse Podcast! This week I'm sharing 15 things that I absolutely love in the parks that most people skip. Plus I answer a reader question about visiting in January during the Walt Disney World Marathon. -||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 10: The Disney Dining Plan: 4 Scenarios Where It Could Save You Money||Here's Episode 10 of The Budget Mouse podcast! It's all about the Disney Dining Plan, and when it could actually save you money. - I'm excited to announce that my Patreon page is ready - check it out here!||6/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 9: How to Never Wait in Line at Disney World||Here's Episode 9 of The Budget Mouse podcast! I share my five tactics for avoiding waits at Disney World plus answer a reader question about handling room charges when traveling with a group. - Here are some of the resources I mention in the show:||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 8: Why You’ll Love Animal Kingdom Lodge + How to Stay There On the Cheap||Here's Episode 8 of The Budget Mouse Podcast! This show is all about why a stay at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge should be at the top of your Disney World bucket list and how we stay there on the cheap. -||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 7: The Best & Cheapest Times of Year to Visit Walt Disney World||Here is episode 7 of The Budget Mouse podcast, all about my picks for the best and CHEAPEST times of year to visit Walt Disney World! Did you know the cost of the same room at a Disney World resort can be HALF PRICE during a value season compared to pe.||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 6: How to Beat the Heat at Walt Disney World!||In this week's episode, I share all of my tips and tricks for staying cool at Walt Disney World. I also ask for listener and reader feedback on renting a vacation home or villa in the Orlando area. - Here are some of the resources I mention in this ep..||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 5: Ten Special Add-On Experiences at Walt Disney World That Won’t Break The Bank||Here is Episode 5 of The Budget Mouse podcast! In this show, I share 10 add-on experiences at Walt Disney World that are affordable AND will make your trip extra special. I also share my tricks for getting the best price on a room-only reservation at D.||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 4: Getting to Walt Disney World (and Back Again) On a Budget + Candlelight Processional Dining Packages||Here's Episode Four of the Budget Mouser Podcast! This week, I tackle transportation costs involved with a Disney World vacation (should I fly? or drive? or both?), share my tricks for getting to Orlando and back again on the cheap,||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 3: Reader Q&A + Top 5 Quick Service Restaurants in the Theme Parks||In Episode 3 of The Budget Mouse Podcast, I answer a BUNCH of reader questions and share my top 5 favorite quick service restaurants in the Walt Disney World theme parks! - Get tips, tricks, and hacks for a magical Disney vacation on a shoestring budg..||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 2: FastPass+ at Walt Disney World||In Episode 2 of The Budget Mouse Podcast we talk FastPass+ at Walt Disney World, Toy Story Land, and Dole Whips. Thanks for listening!||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEp 1: 2018 FREE DINING at Walt Disney World||Here's the first episode of my new podcast! I explain Free Dining at Walt Disney World, answer a reader question, and share a money-saving tip. Check out my full post with everything you need to know about Free Dining 2018 here!||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Just listening gets me excited for my next trip!!! Thanks for all the helpful insight!
Love at first listen!
Because of this podcast and Leah’s wisdom, a trip back to WDW is no longer just a dream, It’s a reality for my family! She effectively delivers accurate info about planning a Disney trip on a shoestring budget.
Love all the ideas to do Disney on the cheapish!
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