EVERY YEAR, thousands of moms, grandmoms (and even a few dads and granddads) from around the globe compete to get one of the 50 coveted spots on the Disney Parks Moms Panel. This prestigious panel of experts spends the next year fielding questions from travelers about anything and everything Disney.
According to Leanne J. O’Regan, director of social media for Disney Parks, the required skills include “knowledge of the destinations and great storytelling.”
This year, 22 new members were admitted. “The Moms Panelists are so experienced there’s rarely a question that stumps them,” says O’Regan. So whether you’re craving a doughnut (one panelist knew every location at Walt Disney World Resort) or want to know the best places to watch the parades, these insiders have the answers.
Yahoo Travel asked some of 2015’s new members to reveal their secret go-to Disney tips. Here’s what they told us.