Just a few months ago, Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort introduced a brand new system to replace Disney FastPass+ known as Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane.
The system has generated a lot of controversy, to say the least.
Many Disney Park Guests have reported issues in the Disney Genie app that caused them to miss reservations for many beloved attractions. Additionally, there have been numerous times when guests have reported massive wait times in Lightning Lane and Disney has even issued a warning attempting to temper expectations on Disney Genie before guests purchase the charged service. separately.
While Disney has moved completely to Genie+ and Lightning Lane, one Disney Park guest was disappointed to see that a beloved merchandise item has now been moved to clearance on shopDisney, officially marking its retirement.
I just got triggered during a clearance on shopdisney.com”, User U/ItWillBeHisLastOne said in a Reddit thread.
The user shared a look at shopDisney.com where the coffee mug with the phrase “I need a FastPass for Friday” can be seen for $14.99 and placed on clearance meaning that there’s a chance there won’t be any more. It should be noted that the price has not been reduced at this stage.
Learn more about Disney Genie and Lightning Lane
Disney Genie was recently added to the My Disney Experience app, which is a new way for Walt Disney World Resort Guests to plan their day. Disney Genie is for those unsure of what to do at Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Animal Kingdom, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios and offers a variety of specially tailored options. In addition to that, Disney Genie also has a Disney Genie+ feature. For $15.00 per day per guest, you can skip the long line by making a Lightning Lane reservation (new FastPass) and returning at that time.
At each Disney park, however, there are certain attractions that visitors would need to purchase a separate Lightning Lane ticket for if they wanted to skip those lines. These Walt Disney World Resort attractions are:
- Seven Dwarfs Mining Train
- Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure
- Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
- Avatar Passing Flight
- Everest Expedition
Disneyland Resort also offers this, but at $20.00 per day and only three attractions in the “à la carte” section of pay-per-ride at Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure. Disneyland Paris also has a pay-per-ride system with Premier Access, and now it looks like Disney’s influence is shifting to more local theme parks, which may end up increasing the cost of the experience. theme park for visitors looking to spend less than they would at Disney.
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