Disney Genie, Genie+ and Lighting Lanes at Disney World Orlando are the three new in-app services aimed at making your Disney experience more enjoyable and memorable. Disney Genie is a complimentary trip planning guide and Disney Genie+ is a paid service that enables you to skip standby line at select attractions. Lightning Lane entrance is a new queue option to skip ride lines. Lightning Lane is included with Genie+ on selected attractions or it can be purchased separately in the form of Individual Lightning Lane selections as well.
The new services come as a replacement to the Fastpass and Fastpass + reservation systems. We can access Disney Genie via the My Disney Experience mobile app. Just enter your top interests by taping the new feature and Disney Genie will create the best personalised itinerary for you. And like a true genie it will continue to provide you with best available recommendations throughout the day based on real – time updates on ride lines, show times, restaurant wait – times and more.
Yes, as the name suggest you can have your personal genie now to add more magic to the magical experience.
Disney Genie Service
Disney Genie service is a free travel planning service built into the My Disney Experience app. It’s intended to add a new level of flexibility to your vacation planning tool. Based on your interests and previous experiences it creates the best Disney day for you. Disney Genie service lets you have access to new planning features, such as the personalised itinerary creator with real – time touring tips, dining tips and more.
Disney Genie will offer recommendations for attractions and dining plans based on your top interests. It also recommends the best time to visit an attraction, including their wait times and next showtimes with real – time updates throughout the day. Before entering the parks, guests can enter their top interests, and let Genie know about their preferred experiences, attractions, rides, shows, restaurants and more. Genie will create a recommended itinerary for you based on the personal preferences.
In case you need changes to recommended plan or wanted to swap rides, attractions, etc.; not to worry. Just tell Genie and Genie will keep offering new suggestions throughout the day. Disney Genie will continue to ensure that your personalised itinerary is optimised and up-to-date with real time suggestions for maximum park experience.
Disney Genie +
Unlike Disney Genie, Disney Genie+ is an optional paid service that allows you to skip the standby queues on select attractions. With this premium feature you will head straight to the ride via the Lightning Lane entrance. Guests can select only one ride at a time throughout the day. Can book for the next selection, only after the current one is redeemed. Genie+ also offer other unique in-app experiences such as augmented reality lenses and special in-app perks.
Disney Genie+ costs $15 per person, per day at Walt Disney World. Unlike disney tickets, you cannot buy Genie+ service in advance. Genie+ can be bought on the date of your park visit only. Currently Genie+ offers a selection of about 40 attractions for you to choose from and reserve an arrival time. Reservation for arrival time selection starts at 7 in the morning on the day of park visit. Disney World guests can can make their first arrival time selection before entering the park. After you had redeemed the first one, you can go for the next arrival time selection and so on.
Individual Lightning Lane Selection
Individual Lighting Lane selections can be purchased as a la carte selections on the day of your park visit. This is in case your favourite attraction is not included in the Genie+ list of attraction, and you don’t mind spending some more to quickly board that beloved ride. You can purchase upto two Individual Lighting Lane selections per day, one at a time. Prices may vary by date, attraction and park. You need not have to purchase Disney Genie+ to buy Individual Lighting Lane selections. Only a limited number of high – demand attractions that are not included with Genie+ are available to select.
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