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If You’re Someone Who Relies On Disney’s DAS Pass System, You NEED to See This

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Being the Most Magical Place on Earth, Walt Disney World is home to four unique theme parks: Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Hollywood Studios, and Animal Kingdom.

Each Disney Park is home to premier attractions, many of which have been known to accumulate an incredibly long wait time. But not every Guest is capable of comfortably waiting in long lines during their Disney vacation. Enter the Disney Disability Access Service.

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If you’re a fan of Walt Disney World, chances are you’ve heard of the Disability Access Service, more commonly referred to as ‘DAS,’ DAS pass, or even DAS advance.

Disney’s Disability Access Service is meant for Guests with special needs who may not be able to wait in typical lines for attractions or experiences due to a disability.

However, the DAS pass doesn’t provide Guests a zero-wait experience. Instead, it gives Guests a return time, so they can spend the wait time doing something other than waiting in line.

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That being said, it’s not uncommon for Guests to take advantage of the Disney DAS system, using it in place of Genie+ or Disney’s Lightning Lane system.

However, it seems that Walt Disney World has begun cracking down on those who may not have special needs and are unfairly attempting to use the Disney DAS system:

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In this TikTok, a Disney travel agent explains that the system has subtly changed, and it’s become more difficult for Guests to acquire a DAS pass.

While it’s a good thing that Walt Disney World is attempting to shut down on those taking advantage of this system, it’s already resulted in consequences for those who actually need a DAS pass.

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Only time will tell if Walt Disney World rolls these policy changes back, making it easier for everyone who needs a DAS to acquire one.

For more information regarding Disney’s Disability Access Service, check out the official page here.

About Isabella Reimer

Isabella Reimer grew up visiting Walt Disney World and relocated to Central Florida to be even closer to The Most Magical Place on Earth. She earned her Bachelor’s from Florida State University, where she studied Creative Writing and Women’s Studies. Her biggest hobby is bonding with the ikran at Avatar Flight of Passage, and her retirement plan includes becoming the 1,000 Happy Haunt of the Haunted Mansion.