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JUST IN: Disney World announces booking window opening date for 2023 visits!

Are you having one of those days when you really need something to look forward to? Well, here’s something to get really excited about!

If you’ve been hoping and wishing and dreaming of a 2023 trip to the parks at the Walt Disney World Resort, mark your calendars now for June 8, 2022. That’s the first day of Disney’s booking window for 2023, meaning you can start to plan your 2023 Disney World trip officially that day!

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Beginning June 8, Guest-hopefuls can begin to make all the travel plans necessary for an exciting trip to Disney World. The booking window opens for theme park tickets, Disney Resort Hotel stays and Disney World vacation packages available in 2023.

Dreaming of making it to the parks at Disney World in time for the 50th Anniversary celebration? No worries! The celebration that began on October 1, 2021, continues through the end of March 2023, so you have 3 full months in 2023 to visit and still get to experience all the EARidescent fun of the anniversary celebration!

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Maybe you’ve had your heart set on visiting next summer. Next year might even be the year the family wants to get together in Florida for a very magical family reunion. Or perhaps you’re already planning a holiday 2023 trip to the parks. No matter when you’re hoping to visit Disney World during 2023, you’ll be able to begin making plans, purchasing tickets, and booking your Disney World Resort Hotel stay, starting June 8.

According to Disney Parks Blog, Disney’s early theme park entry benefit isn’t leaving when the anniversary party’s over–it’s sticking around for all of 2023! With this benefit, Disney Resort Hotel Guests have the opportunity to enjoy any of the four theme parks at Walt Disney World earlier than Guests not staying on Disney property.

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June 8 also marks the beginning of a whole new way to purchase Disney’s Genie+ service. Beginning that day, Genie+ will only be offered for purchase via the My Disney Experience app on the day you plan to visit and for which you have valid park admission and a Park Pass Reservation.

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Disney will no longer offer the option to purchase this service pre-arrival as a ticket add-on for dates remaining in 2022 and in 2023.

Per Disney Parks Blog:

“This means that moving forward, whether you have an Annual Pass, multi- or single-day ticket, you may only purchase Disney Genie+ service on the day of your visit via the app, one day at a time, subject to availability. We’re focused on delivering the best possible Guest experience, and this adjustment will help manage the incredibly strong demand our guests have shown for Disney Genie+.

“If you already purchased a ticket that includes Disney Genie+ service for dates later in 2022, don’t worry – you’ll be able to use the service during your visit. Please also note this update is also only happening at Walt Disney World Resort and will not affect Guests at Disneyland Resort, as the services vary at each destination.”

About Becky Burkett

I'm an enthusiastic writer who finds joy in random things like cold weather, snow, "I Love Lucy," "The Andy Griffith Show," journals full of blank paper, countdowns to Christmas, the month of December, "Toy Story," "Sleeping Beauty," my 4 kids, my 4 shih tsus, Disney Parks history, Imagineering and visiting the parks. I think Walt Disney is the standard against which genius should be measured. I love to write about Disney Parks, Disney history, all things Imagineering and PIXAR. I adore the colors, story and art direction of Disney's "Sleeping Beauty" (Team Make it Blue!), and "Toy Story" is life (minus "Toy Story 4"). I believe Walt Disney was so much more than an entertainment and theme park tycoon; I believe he was a savant with a vision for life and how it could be if happiness and kindness are strived for. I love Biergarten at EPCOT and 1900 Park Fare at Disney's Grand Floridian. You can find me croonin' with the birdies at the Enchanted Tiki Room, chillin' on the PeopleMover or hangin' with Woody and the gang at Toy Story Land. I'm always looking for Imagineers in the parks, and I'd rather meet Joe Rohde and Tony Baxter than anyone in Hollywood! Hey, if you dream it, you really can do it!