Disney is changing the Virtual Queuing/ Boarding Group procedure for the “Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance” attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios starting on December 20, 2020.
Here’s what Disney posted:
“Beginning Sunday, December 20, our distribution times for virtual queue enrollment will be 7:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Keep in mind, to access the 1 p.m. virtual queue opportunity Guests must have a valid ticket or pass, a Disney Park Pass Reservation for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and be inside the park. Access to a boarding group is subject to availability and not guaranteed.
As a reminder, only Guests with a Disney Park Pass reservation for Disney’s Hollywood Studios will be able to experience Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance. When Park Hopper hours become available on January 1, 2021, Guests visiting from another theme park will not be able to request to join the virtual queue. We encourage these Guests to explore other areas of the park, including in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge where they may experience Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run among other offerings.”
The Virtual Queue/ Boarding Group will open at 7AM and 1PM. For the 1PM allotment you must be inside the park. Looking ahead to park hopping you can’t join the boarding group unless you had your Park Pass reservation for Disney’s Hollywood Studios that day.
After January 1, 2021, Park Hopping will return. As a reminder you will need a Park Pass Reservation for the park you will visit first, then after 2PM you can hop to another park until the scheduled closing time.
Here are the new rules for Park Hopping:
“With the updated Park Hopper experience, guests must make a Disney Park Pass reservation for the first park they plan to visit AND enter that first park prior to visiting another. At this time, a park reservation is not required after the first park, however, reservation requirements are subject to change.
Additionally, we will set specific Park Hopper hours during which this option will be available. Park Hopper hours will start at 2 p.m. each day and end at the park’s scheduled close time. Guests will soon be able to check DisneyWorld.com/ParkHours and the My Disney Experience app for the most up-to-date Park Hopper hours, as they could start earlier at a later date, depending on the day and park.”
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Source: Walt Disney World
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