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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!

The Budget Mouse - A Disney Podcast Leah Althiser

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 95 Ratings

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!

    November Trip Report: Disney World Low Cost Fun (Mini Golf, Cookie Stroll, Elephant Tour)

    November Trip Report: Disney World Low Cost Fun (Mini Golf, Cookie Stroll, Elephant Tour)

    Here's episode 91 of The Budget Mouse podcast. This is a trip report from my November 2023 visit to Walt Disney World.



    I cover some of our low-cost fun, such as Disney World miniature golf at Fantasia Gardens, the Epcot Festival of the Holidays Cookie Stroll, and the Animal Kingdom Caring For Giants Backstage Tour.




    Here are the resources I mentioned in the show:




    How to Rent DVC Points at Disney World

    How to Use Priceline to Save on Disney World Hotels

    How to make Room Requests at Disney World

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    • 21 min
    Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Overview & Tips

    Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort Overview & Tips

    Here's episode 90 of The Budget Mouse podcast, which is an overview of Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.



    I share the pros and cons of this Disney moderate resort, and why you may want to stay there on your next Disney World vacation. 

    • 16 min
    September 2023 Trip Report

    September 2023 Trip Report

    Here's episode 89 of The Budget Mouse podcast, which is all about my quick September trip to Walt Disney World.

    • 18 min
    April 2023 Trip Report

    April 2023 Trip Report

    Here's episode 88 of The Budget Mouse podcast, which is a trip report from my April 2023 trip to Walt Disney World. I checked out TRON Lightcycle / Run, Typhoon Lagoon, a Contemporary Main Tower room, Fantasmic Dining Package, and more!



    Click here for info on the Chase Sapphire Preferred offer I mention in this episode. 

    • 23 min
    Beauty and the Beast in Disney World

    Beauty and the Beast in Disney World

    Here's episode 87 of The Budget Mouse podcast! This episode is about all things Beauty and the Beast in the Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts. 



    I'm joined by guest host Dave Rich of the Add More Mouse podcast!

    • 31 min
    Disney World Transportation Tips & Tricks

    Disney World Transportation Tips & Tricks

    Here's episode 86 of The Budget Mouse podcast!



    I'm excited to introduce the NEW host of the podcast, Dave Rich!



    In this show, we talk about how to use Walt Disney World transportation and share some general advice plus our tips and tricks. 

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

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95 Ratings

95 Ratings

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The Budget Mouse - essential for Disney trip planning

The Budget Mouse is amazing for Disney information and cost saving tips!

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Could be more user friendly

This has been helpful.. but it could use some more organization & revamping to keep the tips more current.

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Great for all the tips to save at Disney

Love all the tips and hacks and always in the know of what is coming or happening and easy ways to save!

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