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Disney Changes with Special Guest Casey Liss

Starport75 - A Disney Podcast

Release Date: 12/06/2021

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  • Recorded on 12/2/21; Released 12/5/21

  • Special Guest: Casey Liss

  • Disney's FastPass: A Complicated History

  • Recap of the changes since pre-pandemic times; the "changes" episode

  • What's different now than before the pandemic shutdown?

    • Disney's Magical Express
    • Face coverings indoors
    • No parades yet; will return in 2022; have cavalcades instead
    • No dining plans
    • No parking lot trams to date; announced on 12/2/21 that the trams will return this month
    • Limited character meet-and-greets
    • Resort guests get 30-minute early entry to any Walt Disney World theme park, every day; no more early or evening magic hours, and not all the attractions are open
    • Fireworks restarted in July
    • Annual Passholder discussion
    • Park reservations
      • Park hopping is limited to after 2 pm; you must go to the park where you have the reservation before park hopping
    • Technology
      • Mobile order for dining
      • Dining reservations and check in
      • online check in at resorts; use magic band or app to open your door
      • Theme park entry; use magic band or app (including Apple watch) to enter
      • Genie
        • Genie

          • Free, offers "personalized itinerary"
        • Genie+

          • Ride reservations and line-skipping via the Lightning Lane
          • $15 per person, per day
          • Can make first reservation starting at 7 am
          • After you use your Genie+ reservation or after two hours, you can make another reservation
        • Individual Lightning Lane purchases

          • Prices start at $7 per person, per attraction
          • Variable. Can go up to $15 depending on day
          • Can buy at 2 different attractions each day
          • Resort guests can start purchasing at 7 am/ day guests can start at park opening

          Magic Kingdom

          • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
          • Space Mountain

          Epcot

          • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure
          • Frozen Ever After

          Hollywood Studios

          • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance
          • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway

          Animal Kingdom

          • Avatar Flight of Passage
          • Expedition Everest