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Historic Crowds Flood Disney World: Overwhelm System, Cause Problems

Disney Travel Agents Charge for Genie+

As families and thrill-seekers descend upon the enchanting world of Disney, the demand for enhanced park experiences reaches unprecedented heights. With crowds surging during peak seasons like Spring Break, the availability of Genie+ services becomes increasingly scarce. The thought of skipping lines and maximizing time on beloved attractions draws guests to secure their spot in the virtual queue, resulting in ...

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Genie+ No Longer Offered at Disney Theme Park

Disney Genie+

Another day, another sell-out. When Disney introduced the Genie+ service, the Parks were changed in a permanent way. The service, which was Disney’s replacement for the previous fast pass system, has become a necessary tool for fans trying to make the most of a Disney theme park day. Its popularity has been incredibly lucrative for Disney, but it also has ...

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Disney Wouldn’t Pad Standby Wait Times. Would They?

Tower of Terror wait

It’s incredible how often we talk about wait times around here. It’s not something you consider much when you’re in the Parks often, but for some people, they can make or break their trip. A longer than average wait time could determine if you experience certain attractions, or it may even dictate a previous standing reservation. They’re essential to understand ...

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A Confusing Change to Lightning Lane Demystified

Disney Genie

Park hopping with Genie+ just got more complicated. As any new product will, Genie+/ Lightning Lane has experienced some tweaks and changes since it launched at Walt Disney World on October 19, 2021. While we’ve loved some of the changes, others not so much. This one, however, is just confusing.  As of today, it’s being reported that you can no ...

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50% of Guests Use Disney’s Genie+. We Did the Math, Thats A LOT of Money

Disney's Genie+

Disney’s Genie+ may have been one of the least popular changes in recent Disney history, but that doesn’t mean people aren’t using it. In a recent earnings call, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek credited the new paid service, which replaced FastPass, with being partially responsible for the massive increase in revenue for the company’s Parks and Experiences arm. Later ...

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Guest ‘hacks’ Lightning Lane system to avoid paying fees to bypass the standby queue

lightning lane rides

Walt Disney World introduced and implemented its completely revamped ride reservation system last fall, and not everyone is feeling the love for it. That’s because the new services replace the old FastPass and FastPass+ systems at Disney World, both of which were free to Guests and only required making a reservation for a time to enjoy a particular attraction, and ...

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Disney Genie’s Lightning Lane Prices Climb for the Weekend

The new Disney Genie program has officially launched at Walt Disney World and will soon be arriving at Disneyland Resort. With the Disney World launch on October 19, we’ve been able to see and experience the three-part program that has arrived at the Disney Parks. The complimentary Disney Genie upgrade in the My Disney Experience App is rather impressive with ...

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