Disney Parks travelers, check this out. Lyft has just become the official rideshare service of Disney Parks across the U.S., and riding in a Minnie Van just got so much easier.
Disney just announced that the Lyft Minnie Van service just reached an amazing milestone of magically transporting one million guests throughout Walt Disney World Resort. And after celebrating this accomplishment Disney revealed that Lyft is now the official rideshare service of not only Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, FL, but also Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA!
If you’ve never used the Minnie Van service from Lyft while on your Disney vacation, here’s how it currently works. While you’re on a Walt Disney World Resort vacation, have the Lyft app downloaded on your phone so you can open the app and use it from anywhere on Disney property. Select the Minnie Van option on the app (scroll through the various vehicle options to find it) and then follow these steps:
- Confirm your current pickup location
- Enter your Walt Disney World Resort destination and tap “Request”
- The app provides a map tracking your vehicle en route, along with an identifying vehicle number to help you spot the right car
- Payment is taken directly through the Lyft app
So what does this official partnership mean for Disney vacationers? Well, Disney shared that new enhancements will be added to the Walt Disney World Resort Minnie Van service this fall 2019, as Disney and Lyft collaborate on exciting ways to continue to make Minnie Vans even more magical for guests during their vacations. This fall, it will become easier than ever before to request a Minnie Van ride, find the most convenient pickup location, and even request a wheelchair-accessible vehicle, all while using the Lyft app on your Walt Disney World vacation. We hope that Minnie Vans will become available at Disneyland Resort in the future considering this new official partnership between Disney and Lyft, but Disney has yet to say whether or not that’s a possibility.
Take a look at Disney’s video celebrating the official partnership with Lyft below!
You can read more about using Minnie Vans at Walt Disney World on the official website here.
Have you ever used a Minnie Van on your Walt Disney World vacation? Share your experiences with us in the comments!