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Old 01-06-2013, 11:54 PM   #1
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Ridemax reviews?

I've heard of Ridemax, but don't know a whole lot about it. Tonight, my step-brother ( who is a computer programmer and Disney fanatic) was telling me that I *had* to get it for our trip in March. He has 5 kids, and he said it made all the difference for their family at the parks.

What is your experience?
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:08 AM   #2
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I've heard of Ridemax, but don't know a whole lot about it. Tonight, my step-brother ( who is a computer programmer and Disney fanatic) was telling me that I *had* to get it for our trip in March. He has 5 kids, and he said it made all the difference for their family at the parks.

What is your experience?
I have used it and loved it. You tell it what you must do, what matters least and what kind of park goer you are. I will use it when we go in March. If you try it and dont like it, than just dont follow it the rest of your days. Just make sure to finalize your plan at the last minute- like the day before you go. It will have the most current updated info available.
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Old 01-07-2013, 02:51 AM   #3
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We loved it when we used it in August 2011. Going again in May and will purchase it again. We would not go to Disneyland without it.
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Old 01-07-2013, 08:33 AM   #4
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I would love to get it.

BUT..... Is it set up for Cars Land also? Do they have somewhat accurate times for that?

I won't pay $15 without knowing if I am set for ALL areas of both parks.

We got it before CL and loved it. We finished every ride we wanted to go on during our MM and had time to spare. But the opening of CL makes me wear of any ride planning things.
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:17 AM   #5
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Never heard of it
Looks interesting but I don't really see how people need these things
Maybe first timers or something but people who go annually prob have it figured out
I still might give it a try, heck it has money back guarantee
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They send people into the parks regularly to time things out and tweak their formulas. They will have CL understood by now. That is why you play around with it all you want early, but finalize at the last minute, so you will have most current updates.

The reason you would want it is to maximize your experience. If i am going to spend all this money going, i want the most i can squeeze into a day (not just rides- shows, parades etc). Ridemax just tells me what order to do things in.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:12 AM   #7
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I've used it several times over years and most recently at the end of January. We'll be there using it this Thursday and Friday, I'll post a review in my trip report.
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Old 05-01-2013, 10:31 AM   #8
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Hmm, I paid for touring plans but now I'm wondering if I should buy this too? Some tell me if it's worth it to do both?
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Old 05-01-2013, 12:18 PM   #9
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I didn't like it. I felt that it was way too commando for me, with times and all that. It stressed me out, so I sent it back. I'd rather just use touring plans.
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:36 AM   #10
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Maybe Both?

After looking, I am buying both of them. Touring plans is only 7.00. If I end up using that over the Ridemax, then I will ask for a refund on the Ridemax. 22 dollars is not that much if it keeps my 7 and 3 year old out of some long lines (and saves me some time in planning the whole thing)
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Old 05-02-2013, 02:10 PM   #11
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I bought it for our July trip. I've read on this board that people sometimes do a schedule for the morning, leave the hotel during the heat of the day and then return and do non-scheduled in the evening to allow for a more relaxed pace. That sounds good to me. Get the favorite rides in early and then play the rest of the day by ear. Best of both worlds. I hope it works. I'm counting on it!
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We just used it last week and it was amazing! Got us through everything on our list with time to spare.
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