All About Disney Genie+ With Brooke McDonald!

Disney Genie+ is the most confusing thing to happen at Disney World in years — and we've got you covered! Whether you're a FastPass pro trying to learn the ropes or want to maximize your next Disney vacation with park-hopping prowess, theme park journalist and expert Brooke McDonald is here to tell you everything you need to know about Disney's new line-skipping service!

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DISNEY GENIE:  free in-app service provided to all Disneyland and Disney World quests

DISNEY GENIE+: paid service at Disneyland ($20 p/person, p/day) and Disney World ($15 p/person, p/day) that grants expedited entry onto select attractions

INDIVIDUAL LIGHTNING LANE:: individual pay-per-ride fee that grants expedited entry on Disneyland and Disney World’s most popular rides

LIGHTNING LANE: the return queue for guests with expedited entry through Genie+ or individual attraction selections

FASTPASS / FASTPASS+: the former “line-skipping” service at Disneyland and Disney World, which no longer exists

MAXPASS: the former digital “line-skipping” product at Disneyland that no longer exists

120 MINUTE RULE: Refers to the stipulation thatGuests can only book a second “return time” for a ride once they’ve ridden it or 120 minutes have passed. (Ex.: If it’s 10am and you book a 3pm return time for Peter Pan with Genie+, you won’t be able to select another attraction until 12pm.)

EARLY THEME PARK ENTRY: Guests of Walt Disney World resort hotels (and select others) can enter any of Disney World’s four theme parks 30 minutes early every day.

EXTENDED EVENING THEME PARK HOURS: Guests of Deluxe or Deluxe Villas (and select others) can enjoy late-night access to select Walt Disney World parks on select dates.


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