Are Park Reservations the New Normal? D’Amaro Says So

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If you have been looking to plan a trip to Walt Disney World, you likely know about Disney’s park reservation system. The Disney Park Pass system allows Annual Passholders to book up to 3 park days at a time, and hotel guests a guaranteed entry into one park per day of your stay. Well, what if we told you it was sticking around for years to come?

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With the rumors of the Disney Park Pass reservation system lasting until September 2021 coming true, most of us hope that the limited park availability wouldn’t last much longer. Even if there is an increase in park capacity, the reservation system books up quickly and removes the ability to park hop or the spontaneity of just heading to EPCOT for lunch because you feel like it. It truly is a new kind of theme park experience.

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What Do We Know about the Disney Reservation System’s Future?

During yesterday’s interview with The Dow Report, Dow spoke with Disney Chairman Josh D’Amaro on the various technologies that have been implemented heavily during the pandemic. Josh spoke highly of all new technologies and confirmed in his own words that this is, “here to stay“. D’Amaro boasted that the system protects guests during their theme park experience while assisting cast members to provide a better Disney experience.

Check out the full interview below.

What’s Next?

Of course, we love having the option to skip the line with mobile order, but for many Annual Passholders, the idea of not being able to use the unlimited use of your pass for the indefinite future can come as quite the shock.

Related: Annual Pass Blockout Dates With New Reservation System

It will be interesting to see if the park reservation system sticks around for the 50th Anniversary of Walt Disney World in October 2021.

Are you an Annual Passholder? What are your thoughts on an extended Disney park reservation system? Let’s discuss below in the comments.

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