Walt Disney World continues to draw in crowds for spring break as it seems more days in March are now fully booked for certain ticket holders.
In case you aren’t familiar, when Disney World reopened to the public last summer, they implemented a new system that requires those who wish to visit a Walt Disney World theme park — including Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom — to have both a valid ticket as well as a reservation for the park they wish to visit on that day. The Disney Park Pass system currently allows Guests to book available theme parks all the way through January 2023.
And now, according to the Park Pass calendar, additional days for March are now fully booked for certain ticket holders.
Disney Resort Guests
As you can see in the screenshot below, beginning today, March 19, through March 26, all theme parks are now fully booked for Disney Resort Guests. Additionally, the dates from March 29-31 are also completely booked.
Theme Park Ticket Holders
As you can see in the screenshot below, beginning today, March 19, and through March 26, all theme parks are now fully booked for those of you who are theme park ticket holders. Additionally, the dates from March 29-31 are also completely booked.
Disney World Annual Passholders
If you are an Annual Passholder, you still have some availability to choose from depending on the day. As you can see in the screenshot below, beginning today, March 19, through March 22, all theme parks are now fully booked for Annual Passholders. However, March 23-26 there are certain parks still open!
On March 23, Annual Passholders can still book an EPCOT Park Pass.
On March 24, Annual Passholders have the choice between visiting Disney’s Animal Kingdom or EPCOT at this time.
For March 25, there are three theme parks currently available — Magic Kingdom, Disney’s Animal Kingdom and EPCOT. Disney’s Hollywood Studios is currently fully booked.
On March 26, Annual Passholders still have the opportunity to book a Park Pass for EPCOT. And, for all other days in March, Annual Passholders currently have full availability for any of the four theme parks.
It is important to always check the official Walt Disney World website and the availability calendar before planning your Disney World vacation as Park Pass availability is subject to change.
More Information on Disney World’s Park Pass
In 2020, Chairman of Parks, Experiences and Products Josh D’Amaro indicated that the newly implemented Park Pass system is a “new normal” that isn’t going away anytime soon, if ever, so Guests should get accustomed to utilizing the Park Pass system if they are planning a trip to Walt Disney World.
We do want to note that it is important to keep in mind anything is subject to change at any given time. Be sure to keep up with Inside the Magic for all the latest information regarding Walt Disney World Resort!
Please note that park reservations are limited in number and subject to availability. Availability can change until the park reservation is finalized.
Explore a variety of ticket options. Once you purchase your tickets, then you can make your park reservations.
If you have a room-only reservation at a Disney Resort or other select hotel, please call the Disney Reservation Center or call your travel professional to upgrade to a vacation package with tickets—and then make your theme park reservations.
Room-and-ticket packages may also be available.
Please review any advisories or restrictions in place for travel to Florida, and do not travel to or enter Walt Disney World Resort unless you are free of any COVID-19 symptoms and otherwise comply with the requirements of such advisories and restrictions.
Additionally, there are three different Park Pass options depending on which type of theme park ticket or reservation you have. For example, if you are an Annual Passholder you will have a different tier of availability as an existing ticket holder or a Disney World Resort Guest. The official Disney World website states:
Park attendance is managed via the Disney Park Pass reservation system—now available to Guests with valid admission. To enter a park, both a park reservation and valid admission for the same park on the same date are required for Guests ages 3 and up.
Booking Your Park Reservations
The Disney Park Pass system is now open to Guests with valid admission. The number of theme park reservation days you can hold at one time varies based on your plans:
Disney Resort and other select hotel Guests can make park reservations for dates during their stay for the number of days that they have valid theme park admission.
Annual Passholders can make theme park reservations for up to 3 days at a time, and for their length of stay if staying at a Disney Resort or other select hotel.
Existing ticket holders can make reservations for the number of days of valid theme park admission.
If you want to plan a vacation to Disney World, but aren’t sure where to begin planning, don’t hesitate to reach out to our friends at Academy Travel. Get started with your free quote today!
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