Disney Reverses Decision, Popular Attractions to Remain on Disney Genie+ Indefinitely

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Summer is the most popular time for Guests to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. Families brave the heat and the long lines in order to get their very own piece of the magic. While the crowds may be big, one thing can help make their days easier, Disney Genie+. Disney Genie+ was introduced last October, replacing the free FastPass system. For $15 per person, per day, Guests can purchase Disney Genie+ and select rides they wish to get front of the line access to. This includes popular rides like Pirates of the Caribbean, Kilimanjaro Safaris, Spaceship Earth, and Tower of Terror.

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Now, some rides are so popular that, even though they have a Lightning Lane (front of the line lane), they are not a regular part of Disney Genie+. These are known as Individual Attraction Selections. This includes rides like Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance, Flight of Passage, and Seven Dwarfs Mine Train.

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Earlier this summer, Disney moved a number of attractions from Individual Attraction Selections and made them part of the regular Disney Genie+ system. Those rides were Space Mountain at the Magic Kingdom, Frozen Ever After and Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure at EPCOT, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Hollywood Studios, and Expedition Everest at Animal.

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Initially, the above attractions were only scheduled to be a part of the regular Genie+ until August 7. However, we are now learning that they will remain on Genie+ indefinitely! The news was shared on Twitter by Spectrum News Reporter, Ashley Carter. 

JUST IN: Disney has made an update to Disney Genie+. Space Mountain, Frozen Ever After, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, and Expedition Everest will remain part of Genie+ Lightning Lane beyond August 7.

The August 7 date had been posted on the Walt Disney World Resort website, but that date has now been removed. It is possible that Disney has decided to keep the attractions on Genie+ through both Halloween and the Holiday season — two popular times for people to visit the Parks, with special parties and events taking place throughout the months.

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You can read more about Disney Genie+ and see what rides and attractions are a part of the program by clicking here.

About Krysten Swensen

A born and bred New England girl living the Disney life in Southern California. I love to read, to watch The Golden Girls, and love everything to do with Disney and Universal. I also love to share daily doses of Disney on my Disney Instagram @BrazzleDazzleDisney!