New Disney App Lets Visitors Skip Lines at Parks, For a Fee
Even though summer is winding down, there is still plenty of time to plan a family vacation for the upcoming months. And lots of Acadiana families head to Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando to see their favorite mice each year. And now visitors will have the opportunity to have more time to enjoy the park, and less time to stand in line for rides.
According to a statement earlier this week from Disney officials, via the Insider, for a fee, visitors will be able to skip the lines this fall at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, and Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. In order to skip the lines, visitors need to download the new Disney navigation app called Disney Genie. Disney states " The Disney Genie service will maximize your park time, so you can have more fun. It includes a personalized itinerary feature that will quickly and seamlessly map out an entire day. The service costs $15 a day at Walt Disney World Resort and $20 a day at Disneyland Resort. The service will allow visitors to choose the next available time to arrive at rides, thereby shortening waiting times."
Visitors might remember that the FastPass, FastPass +, and MaxPass, which charged a fee for skipping the lines, have all been retired by the company earlier this year. The press release also states that the Disney Genie will not be available to use at some of the more popular rides like Seven Dwarfs Mine Train at Magic Kingdom Park, and Radiator Springs Racers at Disney California Adventure park. Some Twitter users voiced their disapproval, especially after the parks raised the price of admission again this year.
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