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The Top 12 Tough Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

11. She must meet the physical requirements. There are some physical requirements for the role of princess in the Disney parks. The girl auditioning for the part must be between 5’4” and 5’7” tall. She must be at least 18 years of age, but she cannot be older than 30. The largest costume size for the princesses at Disney is ...

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The Top 12 Tough Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

12. She must go through the application and interviewing process. All positions for Cast Members at the parks, including face characters, start the same way as most other jobs: with an application. Potential princesses must fill out an application and wait for call-backs like they would for any other job. If they are called back, they must follow through the ...

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The Top 12 Tough Standards to Be a Walt Disney World Princess

Most little girls who walk through the gates at the Magic Kingdom have their thoughts on becoming a princess. Within moments of entering the park, they shriek with excitement as their eyes catch a glimpse of Cinderella Castle just down Main Street U.S.A. And they can hardly wait in the FastPass+ queue for their turn to meet Belle, Aurora, Cinderella, ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

1. Don’t video record during rides. This is really a two-part restriction. Disney World prohibits video recording anything in the parks for commercial use, whether it’s inside an attraction, in a restaurant or on a ride. Outside of commercial use, you’re still not supposed to use a video camera while on a ride, but many people video record their adventures ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

2. Don’t smoke where you shouldn’t. There are many designated smoking areas throughout the Walt Disney World Resort. This is for the safety and comfort of all Guests who visit. The areas are well marked in the parks, and if you have trouble finding a place to smoke, ask a Cast Member who can direct you to the nearest location. ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

3. Don’t bring wheels into the parks. Walt Disney World allows wheelchairs, ECVs and strollers (no larger than 36” x 52”) in the parks. But don’t ride your Segway up to the bag check line and expect to roll on through the line. You’ll be stopped and asked to step off your Segway and take it back to your vehicle. ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

4. Don’t sell things in the parks. Disney fans tend to be creative people, and creative people tend to make great entrepreneurs! But you’ll have to take off your entrepreneurial hat when you visit Walt Disney World because even though you may think you could corner the market at the parks and sell drinks and snacks for less than Disney ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

5. Don’t bring in folding chairs. Folding chairs aren’t a bad idea, considering they’d come in very handy while you’re watching the Festival of Fantasy parade at the Magic Kingdom. But don’t try it. You won’t get past security for several reasons. Folding chairs are very bulky and cumbersome, and if they were permitted in the parks, can you imagine ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

6. Don’t bring in wrapped gifts. You might be celebrating the birthday of a loved one while at Disney World. Florida annual passholders often go into the parks just to celebrate at one of Disney’s fabulous restaurants. Gifts and celebrations go hand in hand, but while Walt Disney World is the most exciting place on Earth to celebrate any event, ...

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12 Things You Should Never Do at Walt Disney World

7. Don’t try to use someone else’s ticket or MagicBand. This is a big one. If you’ve visited Walt Disney World in recent years, you know that at the entrance turnstiles to each park, you either tap your ticket or MagicBand AND your finger to the Mickey head at the kiosk. You must use the same finger at the kiosk ...

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