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New Policy for Park Hopping at two Disney Parks

New Policy for Park Hopping at two Disney Parks

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The good news keeps on coming. Check out the exciting new policy for Park Hopping at two Disney Parks.

Park Hopping

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Park Hopping is a popular add-on feature among Guests traveling to Walt Disney World and Disneyland. For an additional cost, Guests can add it to their single or multi-day tickets. While base admission allows ticket holders to visit a single park, Park Hopper tickets gives them the ability to hop from one park to another throughout the day.

The Park Hopper is automatically included with Disneyland Magic Keys as well as Walt Disney World annual passes. It is a nice perk of being a Walt Disney World Annual Passholder or Disneyland Magic Key Pass holder.

Park Hopping Limitations

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When Park Hopping resumed after the parks closed for the pandemic, it did not come without a limitation. Guests could no longer hop to the next park whenever they pleased.

In fact, Guests of Disneyland Resort would find out that they have to wait until 1:00 PM to cross between parks. This put a damper on things for many Disney fans.

Policy Change

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Today Disneyland made the exciting announcement that Park Hopping is about to be a little more flexible! The new policy will go into effect on February 4, 2023!

Starting on that day, Guests may begin Park Hopping 2 hours sooner! The new start time will be 11:00 am PT.

Starting on February 4, 2023, Guests of Disneyland Resort will be able to Park Hop at 11:00 am PT.

Are you so excited about this change in the poloicy for Park Hopping at Disneyland Resort? Be sure to share the news with your friends and family members who are planning to visit Disneyland soon. They may be able to adjust their plans for the better! Let us know your thoughts, and be sure to follow along on Facebook.

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Thursday 12th of January 2023

It has been decades since I took my children. I've been planning on taking my grandchildren however with the closing of some attractions and all the restrictions...I may change my goals. I so wanted my grands to experience the magic but it seems the magic has left Disney

Sarah Stutsman

Thursday 12th of January 2023

I just returned from WDW; I had the hopper, and wasn’t able to use it for 5 days! What a waste of money. There are alot of changes at WDW that are not for the better and cost A LOT of money, and some good things that cost a lot of money also. However in a “World of Magic”, ones money shouldn’t disappear without satisfaction.


Thursday 12th of January 2023

Why were you unable to use your hopper?

Michael Bullen

Thursday 12th of January 2023

How do these changes affect retired cast members with Silver Passes?


Tuesday 10th of January 2023

Would be GREAT if they did this for WDW, as well!


Tuesday 10th of January 2023

What I don't understand is WHY do we have to pay for park hopper EVERYDAY if we only want to use it one day of our week's trip. I bought 5 day park passes but was looking to park hop one day of the 5. I refuse to pay hopper prices for 5 days when I only wanted one day. So again my plans are limited because Disney has to overcharge for everything! I also refuse to pay for Genie+. We will go on the rides with short lines or we will wait on the lines we feel are worth it. But Disney is not getting any more of my money. I've spent enough.

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