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Great News for Disney World’s Park Passes Happening Now

Great News for Disney World’s Park Passes Happening Now

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Great news just announced for Walt Disney World’s Park Reservation system. See how this may affect your next trip!

Park Reservations

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Love it or hate it, Park Reservations have been with us since the Disney Parks reopened in 2020. The great news is that new changes have made this system a bit easier for guests.

Annual Passholders can now avoid booking a Park Reservation when entering the parks after 2:00 pm (except Magic Kingdom on Saturday and Sunday).

Also, the Park Reservation system will officially end for select guests in January 2024. For the time being, we have some great news for Theme Park Reservations.

Great Perks Now Available

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Annual Passes are a great benefit to many Guests who visit Disney Parks regularly. Specifically, in Walt Disney World, Disney Parks will now offer Free Park Passes.  Currently, Annual Passholders have a finite number of Park Reservations that they can secure. 

Let’s look at how many Park Reservations are available for each Annual Passholder Tier:

  • Disney Incredi-Pass: Up to 5 reservations at a time
  • Disney Sorcerer Pass: Up to 5 reservations at a time
  • Disney Pirate Pass: Up to 4 reservations at a time
  • Disney Pixie Dust Pass: Up to 3 reservations at a time
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Disney will occasionally add bonus reservations for Annual Passholders. The best part is that these bonus reservations do not count against your Park Reservations number allowed. Bonus Reservations were not available in July, but now Disney is making up for it with 6 Bonus Reservations.

Here is the full listing:

  • August 5th: EPCOT
  • August 6th: Magic Kingdom
  • August 8th: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
  • August 9th: EPCOT
  • August 10th: Disney’s Animal Kingdom
  • August 13th: Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Although Walt Disney World only gives a few days’ notice of these bonus reservations, these are a great benefit for local Annual Passholders.

6 Bonus Park Reservations are now available for August.

Are you an Annual Passholder? Do you wish they offered more notice for these bonus reservations? Do you think these bonus days are enough, or do you expect more with your pass? Share your thoughts with us and share this news with a fellow Disney pal.

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Thursday 3rd of August 2023

I hope park reservations are done as of January 2024. It is a major pain and another obstacle in attempting to plan a WDW vacation.

Leslie Gagnon

Thursday 3rd of August 2023

You do know that as of January 9 AP holders STILL MUST MAKE PARK PASS RESERVATIONS, right?

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