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A Guide to Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane at Walt Disney World

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Walt Disney famously said that the Disney Parks would never be complete as long as there is imagination left in the world, and this has so far held true, with the Walt Disney World Resort undergoing many changes over the years. In recent years, the popular and complimentary FastPass system was discontinued for a series of new services and reservations ...

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A Confusing Change to Lightning Lane Demystified

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

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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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Tired of Paying To Skip Lines at Disney? Skip This Line for FREE at Orlando International Airport

Taking to the skies for your visit to “The World’s Most Magical Place”? Well, while we’ve been talking about paying to skip the lines at Walt Disney World Resort with the new Disney Genie+ and Lightning Lane options, Orlando International Airport in Central Florida is offering a complimentary way to save time and skip the line for security! Southwest Airline ...

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Disney Genie’s First Day Comes With a Few Issues

First days are hard! The Disney Genie has arrived at Walt Disney World Resort and Guests are in the Parks exploring and experiencing all the Disney Genie has to offer. When first accessing the My Disney Experience App, you’ll be prompted to update the app which includes the new Disney Genie. There is no separate Disney Genie App. When updating ...

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Goodbye Freebie FastPass. The Disney Genie Has Arrived

Well, Disney fans, it’s time we turn another chapter at Walt Disney World Resort. When the Disney Parks closed in March 2020, we had no idea that would be the last we’d have a chance to experience the Disney FastPass program. The complimentary program was a favorite of ours (and especially our kids!) as who doesn’t love to skip the ...

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Select Disney Fans Are Getting Genie+ Free For One Day!

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Big news today for a few select Disney fans! Goodbye FastPass… we previously shared the news that Walt Disney World Resort is launching Disney Genie, Disney Genie+, and Lightning Lane next week on Tuesday, October 19. We’re now learning special Disney fans are getting the Disney Genie+ for FREE for one Disney Park day! RELATED: Disney Genie to Launch on ...

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