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Look who is now back at Disney World!

Look who is now back at Disney World!

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We love seeing all the characters return to Disney World theme parks. Look who has returned!

Characters are back!

Credit: Monica

I (Monica) know I am not alone in saying that when Disney announced the many changes coming to the parks upon reopening I was shocked. I remember sitting there listening to the conference with Orange County contemplating just how different our experience in the parks would be.

Everything changed. Temperature screenings, masks, parades, park passes, fireworks, and characters. Even something like dining plans which felt like it had nothing to do with a pandemic was stripped from us. It was truly a shock to get used to.

With the return of normal character meets recently, it feels we have jumped a major hurdle. Yay for Mickey hugs!

Back at Animal Kingdom

Credit: Disney

If you are back in hardcore planning mode getting those character meets worked into your touring plans, you definitely need to subscribe to Character Locator. Now that there are more characters out and about that you can HUG, Kenny is in the parks working out the best strategic itinerary.

While at Animal Kingdom today, he shares that Russell is back with Kevin! You may remember Kevin returned a few months ago where he roamed around. Now, Russell and Kevin are meeting together at the Discovery Island landing entrance!

Credit: KtP

Russell and Kevin meet together at Animal Kingdom at the Discovery Island entrance.

If you want to work a meet with them (or any other character for that matter) be sure you are subscribed to Character Locator! There is a wealth of information and an active forum where Disney lovers are sharing their current experiences in the parks. Use code SAVE20 for a discount on a new subscription or renewal.

Character Locator continues to be a valuable planning tool for Disney vacations.

Who do you hope is the next to return for character meets at Disney World? Let us know in the comments below and on Facebook.

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