Disney World Eliminates ALL Virtual Queues, Moves Back to Standby

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Disney has just announced Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure will no longer offer virtual queues, and instead will move to traditional standby. This news comes months after Disney made the same decision for Rise of the Resistance in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

This means that Walt Disney World is no longer offering any virtual queues at the theme parks.

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When Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure first opened a few months ago, Disney implemented a virtual queue, similar to how Rise of the Resistance operated when it first debuted in Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Now, months after Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure opened, Disney is making the decision to do away with the virtual queue process and, instead, implement a traditional standby.

Per Disney’s announcement:

The newest attraction at EPCOT, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, had its delicious debut just in time for The World’s Most Magical Celebration honoring the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort! Since the attraction opened on Oct. 1, 2021, scores of EPCOT guests have joined Remy in a visit to Gusteau’s bustling kitchen using the virtual queue, which we introduced as part of the exciting launch.

Now, guests may experience this incredible attraction using a standby queue instead of a virtual queue beginning Jan. 10, 2022. With this change, we will end the use of virtual queue for now for Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure. Guests also have the opportunity to purchase access to a Lightning Lane queue at this attraction.

Virtual queues continue to be helpful with the launch of popular attractions and the debut of new experiences and offerings, so we may use it again from time to time for select attractions in the future.

This means that at this time, Disney World is no longer offering any virtual queues and instead, will operate fully under traditional standby queues. Guests can still purchase Lightning Lane if they prefer at an additional cost.

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Disney also stated:

Virtual queues continue to be helpful with the launch of popular attractions and the debut of new experiences and offerings, so we may use it again from time to time for select attractions in the future.

Therefore, we could see virtual queues return in the future — perhaps when Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind at EPCOT or TRON Lightcycle / Run at Magic Kingdom open.

More on Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure

Remy Meet and Greet
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Walt Disney World describes this ride as:

A Recipe for Excitement

In this 4D ride experience, join Chef Remy on a daring culinary caper that will captivate all your senses as you zip, dash and scurry through the bustling kitchen, dining room and walls of Gusteau’s famous Paris restaurant. C’est magnifique!

There is currently another Disney theme park attraction titled Ratatouille: L’Aventure Totalement Toquée de Rémy, which opened in Disneyland Paris a few years ago. The new Disney World attraction is a close replica of the Disneyland Paris attraction.

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