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This is How You Know Disney World Will be Busy

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This is How You Know Disney World Will be Busy
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Wait times may seem inflated at times at Walt Disney World, but this is the true sign that it will be a busy one at Walt Disney World. Find out how you can see if the parks will be busy before you even step foot through the entrance gate.

Crowd Calendar

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There are a few ways to predict if Walt Disney World will be busy when you hope to visit. One early predictor is ticket pricing. Walt Disney World introduced variable ticket pricing back in December 2022. This variable pricing will rise for peak tourist times and lower when the parks are less busy.

You can check out an overview of this variable ticket pricing HERE. Character Locator also offers a great crowd calendar to help choose the best dates for your next Walt Disney World vacation.

Finally, there is one final way to see if it will be a busy day at Walt Disney World, and that is the price of Disney Genie+. Disney introduced variable pricing for Disney Genie+ and again the price increases as the crowds increase as well.

Busy Weekend

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The Christmas and New Year holiday celebrations brought high crowds along with extremely high prices for Disney Genie+. Despite these high prices Disney Genie+ sold out multiple days in a row.

After the holidays, the price for Disney Genie+ lowered and was a bit more reasonably priced for many families. In the last several weeks, the highest price for Disney Genie+ for Magic Kingdom or for Multiple Parks was around $23 to $25.

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It now appears that $23 is the new base price for Disney Genie+. Just for reference, when it first debuted in 2021 it was offered at $15 every day.

Today, February 9th, the price is now $29 for Magic Kingdom or the Multiple Park option, $18 for Disney’s Animal Kingdom, $26 for Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and $21 for EPCOT.

Today, Disney Genie+ increased in price for the first time in several weeks.

This weekend will be a busier one at Walt Disney World. Find out if Disney Genie+ is a great option for your family HERE.

What do you think of variable pricing for Park tickets and for Disney Genie+? Do you avoid Disney Parks when the variable pricing is the highest? Do you purchase Disney Genie+ on your Disney vacations? Share your thoughts with us and share this news with your Disney pals.


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Donna has always loved Disney even at an early age. When she was younger her family would joke that she lived in "Donna Land". Even now as an adult, she loves to plan and make magical vacations come to life as she and her family travel "Home" to Walt DisneyWorld. Join her as she brings a little faith, trust, and a little bit of pixie dust to Disney planning.

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