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Old 01-10-2013, 05:46 PM   #1
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Easywdw vs. Touringplans.com

Is it worth it to pay for premium access to touringplans.com? Or is the information on crowd levels, wait times, which park which day etc... good enough on EasyWDW?
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Old 01-10-2013, 05:59 PM   #2
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I'd only recommend subscribing to Touringplans if you're going to use the actual touring plans. Personally, I prefer EasyWDW's crowd calendar/analysis.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:00 PM   #3
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:11 PM   #4
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I have used both and easywdw is better and FREE
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:13 PM   #5
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Have only used easywdw. this last trip - Dec. 16-25, Was amazing! I was dreading the crowds so I followed their recommendations and enjoyed a stress free vacation. We only pulled fast passes for TSM, RnR, TT, and soaring. We were out of the parks before dark every night except for the night we watched F! I kept saying that I could not believe its not more crowded!?
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:29 PM   #6
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Ok ... how does easywdw compare to the crowd calendars from Undercover Tourist. I am comparing them and they don't match at all!
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:33 PM   #7
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I like easywdw because Josh gives really good explanations why he rates a park the way he does. So if maybe you want to do EMH mornings and hop to another park and that is the only reason he has it as a do not go to park you can go and then hop to one of the less busy parks when you want to.
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I'd only recommend subscribing to Touringplans if you're going to use the actual touring plans. Personally, I prefer EasyWDW's crowd calendar/analysis.
I would probably use some of the touring plans, but I don't follow them rigidly.
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Old 01-10-2013, 06:48 PM   #9
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Another vote for easywdw!

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Ok ... how does easywdw compare to the crowd calendars from Undercover Tourist. I am comparing them and they don't match at all!
Easywdw is spot on! TP didn't match up at all my last trip.
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I would probably use some of the touring plans, but I don't follow them rigidly.
I wouldn't bother paying then. Then easywdw forums are great for tailoring realistic plans for you and yours that can be flexible.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:16 PM   #11
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I like Touring Plans because of the touring plans and not for crowd predictors and such. I don't pay attention to those on EasyWDW or anywhere else. I plan our days according to what I want to see.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:18 PM   #12
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I used easywdw for my last trip and I definitely plan on using them for my upcoming trip in April as well!
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:24 PM   #13
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easywdw was right on for us in april last year! Going to base our days on that again this april.
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Old 01-10-2013, 07:48 PM   #14
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I love touringplans,have always found it to be incredibly accurate.

Have started to use the customized plans where you pick the rides, shows, reals you want and it comes up with a personal plan. worked like a charm last week during some pretty crowded days.

Worth every penny IMHO!
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:05 PM   #15
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You will find fans of both sites here. I've been using touringplans.com for 4 years. Their website has lots of information and I think the Lines app itself is worth the small yearly subscription. I'm also a big fan of their cheat sheets. They were really helpful on my first few trips.
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