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Disney’s New Park Pass Reservation System

Disney has released a ton of updated information today! They have canceled some things, re-imagined some things, and introduced some brand new things. Some of it has been really sad but some of it has been pretty good!! We are going to start with the exciting stuff. Get ready for Disney’s new Park Pass Reservation System!

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Walt Disney World’s Park Pass Reservation System

This new park reservation system will help Guests plan ahead for their trip and help manage attendance. All Guests with valid park tickets will be required to make reservations for each park entry using a new online tool. During this reopening period, each Guest must have a valid park ticket and park reservation for the same park and the same day.

Booking Dates for Park Reservations:

  • Beginning June 22, 2020, Disney Resort and other select hotel Guests with a valid theme park admission can make reservations.
  • Beginning June 26, 2020, Annual Passholders without a Resort stay can make reservations.
  • Beginning June 28, 2020, existing ticket holders can make reservations.

It looks like this Park Pass Reservation System is here to stay for a while. Park reservations will be available through September 26, 2021, based on your Resort stay and ticket eligibility or ticket eligibility window.

If you booked a vacation package, your ticket eligibility is tied to your package travel dates. To make a park reservation for a different date, be sure to modify your vacation package dates.

If you have a room-only reservation at a Disney Resort or other select hotel for a stay in 2021, please call the Disney Reservation Center or call your travel professional beginning on June 24 to upgrade to a vacation package with tickets—and then make your theme park reservations.

Booking a New Vacation

Starting June 28th, Guests will be able to start booking new Disney Resort hotel packages and purchasing theme park tickets and making their Park Pass reservations for arrivals starting in 2021.  Guests will be able to view park reservation availability online prior to purchasing their tickets.

New 2020 ticket sales and Disney Resort hotel arrivals will resume later this summer!!! This will be based on availability of park reservations.

How the Park Pass Reservation System works

Making Park Pass Reservations

  1. Link your admission to your Disney account
    -First, you will need a Disney account
    Create an account or sign in to your existing account.
    -Link your valid admission to your Disney account -each person in your party must have a valid admission linked to their profile
    -If you have a Disney resort reservation be sure to link it to your Disney account as well.

  2. Create your party
    -Create your party from your Friends and Family list
    – Select the family and friends you’d like to include, then select “Continue”.
    -Don’t see someone in your travel party? Select “Add a Guest” to include them.
    -If you are staying in a Disney Resort or other select hotel with a package that includes tickets, everyone in your party must also have a hotel reservation.
    If this varies, you will need to make separate Disney Park Pass reservations.

  3. Select a Date and Park
    -Select a Date: View a calendar and choose one of the available dates for your visit.
    -Select a Theme Park: Park hours will be displayed for your convenience.
    -Select a Time: This is the time that you can visit the park.

  4. Review and Confirm your plans
    -If you need to make any changes, select “Back” to revise your selections. 
    -Before confirming, you’ll need to agree to the Terms & Conditions, including the COVID-19 liability waiver. Then, select “Confirm” to complete your park reservation. 
    -Once confirmed, your reservation will appear in My Plans.
    -As a reminder, if you have a multi-day ticket, you will be required to make a park reservation for each date of your visit.

New reservation(s) will appear in My Plans—both online and in the My Disney Experience app.

If you need to cancel a reservation, view your daily itinerary in My Plans, then select “Reservation Details”.

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See ya real soon!!

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BIG UPDATE ON WALT DISNEY WORLD FALL EVENTS 🍁 All dates for Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party in 2020 have been canceled. 🎃🎃🎃 Disney has determined that many highlights of the party like stage shows, parades, and fireworks can not take place given the current environment. Also, H2O Glow Nights at Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon will also be canceled for the remained of 2020. Guests with tickets to either of these events will see refunds in the coming weeks. Disney is closely monitoring the situation and will make a decision about holiday events like Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas Party and EPCOT International Festival of the Holidays at a later date. 🎄🎄🎄 Here is some good news🌞🌞🌞 EPCOT International Food and Wine Festival is happening and will be extended! 🍽 Running from July 15th through the fall, this will be the longest festival yet. Clearly things will not be the same for this year’s festival but Disney has some creative, modified experiences to savor. Over 20 signature global marketplaces will be spaced out around the park. Disney is throwing in a little floral fun from the Flower & Garden Festival with the debut of the Remy topiary in the France pavilion. You will also find Flower & Garden merchandise as well as Food & Wine. For scavenger hunt fans, Remy’s Ratatouille Hide and Squeak scavenger hunt returns. A little more bad news.☹️☹️☹️ The Eat the Beat Concert Series has been canceled. In an effort to accommodate proper physical distancing Disney has opted not to host these concerts this year. But!! They do have an alternative plan. You can still enjoy plenty at America Gardens Theatre. Local EPCOT entertainment such as Mariachi Cobre, the JAMMitors and more will spread out performances throughout the day, giving Guests more options to enjoy them. Keeping up with all of the changes and updates from Disney is a full-time job!! DM me to get added to my newsletter so I can do the work for you and keep you up to date on all things Walt Disney World. Do you have a fall trip to Walt Disney World still booked? Will these new updates change your plans? We are still planning to go the first week of November🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻🤞🏻

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Walt Disney World Resort hotels are set to reopen in 6 days!!! On June 22 select Disney Villa Resorts and Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground will reopen. These resorts include: -Boulder Ridge Villas at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge -Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge -Disney’s Animal Kingdom Villas – Kidani Village -Disney’s Beach Club Villas -Disney’s BoardWalk Villas -Disney’s Old Key West Resort -Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows -Disney’s Riviera Resort -Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort -The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort No new reservations are being taken at this time. Disney is focusing on confirming, rescheduling, canceling, and/or modifying current reservations. Here are some of the changes you can expect to see at the Disney Resort hotels. 1. All Guests ages 2 and up must wear face coverings when in public spaces, except when swimming or seated for dining. 2. A Disney Resort hotel reservation does not guarantee theme park access. More information about park reservations are coming. 3. The Extra Magic Hours benefit is unavailable until further notice. 4. Enhanced cleaning measures in common areas and between Guests. During your stay, Guest rooms will receive light housekeeping service everyday. 5. Pools will operate with reduced hours and limited capacity. 6. Fitness Centers will operate with limited hours and reduced capacity. Services that are not available include: -valet parking -Minnie Van Service -club-level service -in-room celebrations -dry cleaning and valet laundry service -shipping services -Stormalong Bay at Disney's Yacht and Beach Club Resorts -fitness classes -Arcades -Campfires -Character experiences -Dog parks -Electrical Water Pageant -Marina rentals -Playgrounds -Spas, salons and Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique -Fireworks voyages and tasting cruises, including the Pirates and Pals Fireworks Voyage -Fun runs -Wonderland Tea Party at Park Fare -Hula lessons -In-room childcare services -Mermaid school -Special classes and programs

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