According to a statement released today by Disney Parks Guest Relations, guest tickets and annual passes might not guarantee admission to the Disney Parks.
The statement shared with Disney Parks Blog says that Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort may need to make “real-time adjustments” to booked experiences, park tickets, and park passes. This indicates that even if you have booked a ticket to go to the Disney Parks or if your annual pass is not blocked out, you still may not be able to get into the theme parks.
As we continue to follow guidance from government and health care officials regarding how we’ll be able to reopen our parks and resorts in a responsible way, we may also need to make real-time adjustments to booked experiences, park tickets and park passes.
Please know that if any reservations you may have made need to change, we will work with you to make the necessary modifications.
Rest assured that even though adjustments may need to be made, Disney is committed to working with guests to help. Also keep in mind that Disney has not yet stated exactly who (if anyone) will be guaranteed admission to the Disney Parks on any given day once the Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort theme parks officially reopen.
This comes in the same week that Disney also shared that a dining reservation for a restaurant in Disney Springs (which began its phased reopening on Wednesday) does not guarantee you entry to Disney Springs. You can read more about that here.
This news also comes over a week after Shanghai Disneyland officially reopened to the public. To help limit capacity, Shanghai Disneyland is implementing dated tickets as well as a reservation system for annual passholders. You can read all about how this system works here.
We are confident that Disney is committed to finding a way to bring magical experiences to guests after the Disney Parks in the U.S. reopen. And because they are going to be limiting capacity at both Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort theme park, it makes sense for Disney to need to take necessary action in order to keep the number of guests limited each day.
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