When visiting Disney World, there are many different ways that theme park operations have changed amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
To keep Guests and Cast Members safe, heavy social distancing and mask wear protocols have been put into place, one other big change that many Guests have discovered and have had to adapt to is the fact that capacity has been heavily reduced. Currently, capacity is at a 35% limit at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom. Because of this Guests cannot just wake up in the morning and head to Disney World.
In order to go to Disney, Guests will need two things, which have no changed since the parks reopened in July. You will need valid admission in the form of a theme park ticket, or a Disney Annual Pass, as well as a Disney Park Pass. Disney Park Passes do tend to run out very quickly, so, if you are planning on visiting a Disney World theme park, making your Disney Park Pass reservation in advance is the best way to avoid disappointment — especially if you want to head to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or visit any park on a weekend, or peak season.
If you want to make a Disney Park Pass reservation, all you need to do is log in to your My Disney Experience app, make sure your Disney admission is linked, and choose your date and park. As long as there is still availability, Guests will be able to make their reservation for the park of their choice. A good trick that Guests can use if their preferred park is at capacity when others are not, is to utilize the return of Park Hopping, which, if Guests have appropriate ticketing, will allow them to enter a different park after 2:00 pm each day, as long as that park is not at capacity at that time.
Disney has already mentioned that the Disney Park Pass system will be in place for years to come, as it is currently available through the 50th-anniversary celebration into 2023. Therefore, it is good to get used to the new system to ensure that you are ready to go for your next visit to Disney World. For more information, visit Walt Disney World’s official website here.
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