Walt Disney World to Implement Policy Changes Impacting Strollers, Smoking Areas and More

We have learned of a variety of policy changes happening at Walt Disney World and other Disney Parks.  We checked out the policies page for Disney World to recap some of the major changes for you so that you can be aware for your upcoming vacations.  The main changes impact stroller sizes, smoking areas and loose ice being brought into the parks.  There will be limited stroller sizes allowed in the parks and stroller wagons will no longer be permitted.  There will also no longer be smoking areas inside the theme parks, water parks and a few other areas.  Guests will also no longer be able to bring in loose or dry ice into the parks. Check out the details for each below and the dates that they are effective in the parks:

Stroller Changes:

  • Changes effective May 1st, 2019
  • Strollers can be no larger than 31″ (79 cm) wide and 52″ (132 cm) long or smaller
  • Stroller wagons will no longer be permitted

Smoking Area Changes (Including Vaping):

  • Changes effective May 1st, 2019
  • Smoking areas will no longer be available at theme parks, water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex and Downtown Disney (California)
  • There will be smoking areas available at Disney Springs and at Disney Resort hotels

Loose Ice and Dry Ice:

  • Changes effective immediately
  • Loose or dry ice is no longer permitted in the parks
What do you think of these new policy changes?
Source:  Disney World

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About Christy Caby

I am a long time Disney addict! This love began as a child and stayed with me in my teen years. I completed the Disney College Program, was engaged and honeymooned at Disney, visited WDW while pregnant with each of our two boys, and have brought our boys since they were babies (they are now 5 and 2).