Disney Give Update on Park Pass System for Reserving Theme Park Visits to Walt Disney World Resort

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Disney Parks Blog has just released information on the new Reservation System that will be in place for reserving theme park visit spots for Walt Disney World. It is going to be one park per day for now. 

If you were wanting to book for 2021, Disney has said that new packages will be available by June 28th.

Here’s the information from the Disney Parks Blog:

To manage attendance during this reopening period we are introducing the new Disney Park Pass system. During this time, all guests with a ticket or Annual Pass will be required to make a reservation in advance for each park entry, using this new online tool on DisneyWorld.com.

Here are a few important details to know about this new system:

  • You’ll need a My Disney Experience account, as this is where your Walt Disney World Resort plans are stored and managed.
  • You’ll also need a valid theme park ticket or Annual Pass that’s linked to your My Disney Experience account. 
  • If you have a Disney Resort hotel reservation, be sure to link it to your My Disney Experience account beforehand, as well. 

Once you’ve logged into your My Disney Experience account and linked your ticket, you’ll have access to a calendar of available reservation dates for each theme park. If you have a multi-day ticket, you will be required to make a park reservation for each date of your visit. Families and friends can link their tickets together and look to arrange theme park entries at the same time. 

Please note, park reservations are limited in number and subject to availability. Availability can change until the reservation is finalized. At this time, guests will be able to select one park per day; visiting more than one park per day will be temporarily unavailable upon the reopening of the theme parks due to attendance limitations. Guests with existing tickets that include the Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option have options available to them for ticket modifications and cancellations, and can visit DisneyWorld.com/Updates for more information. We hope to bring back the ability to visit more than one park per day soon and will continue to offer these add-ons for 2021 ticket purchases.

June 22: Disney Park Pass system opens to guests with a Disney Resort Hotel reservations and valid theme park admission (including Annual Passes) linked in My Disney Experience.

It will open at 7AM EST for Guests with a Walt Disney World Hotel reservation or a valid theme park admission.

June 26: Disney Park Pass system opens to Annual Passholders. It will open at 7 AM EST for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders. APs without a hotel reservation will be able to book up to two Park days.

June 28: Disney Park Pass system opens to other existing ticket holders. It will open at 7 AM EST for other ticket holders.

For Existing Ticket Holders and Annual Passholders:

Beginning this week, we will reach out to existing ticket holders and Annual Passholders with more information on when they will be able to check availability to make their park reservations. We will open the Disney Park Pass system to these guests in phases, beginning with those with future Disney Resort and other select hotel stays. Later this summer, we will resume sales of 2020 tickets and Disney Resort hotel arrivals, based on availability of park reservations, while we continue to provide guests with existing tickets and Annual Passholders the opportunity to make park reservations for 2020 dates.

Planning a New Trip for Next Year: 

By June 28, all guests will be able to purchase new Disney Resort hotel packages and theme park tickets and make their park reservations for arrivals starting in 2021 as our phased reopening continues. Guests will be able to view park reservation availability on DisneyWorld.com prior to purchasing their tickets.”

Please keep all of this in mind moving forward.

Souce: Disney Parks Blog



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