Ep. 184 - What does Disney's Fastpass+ Replacement, Disney Genie, Mean for Your Vacation?

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Disney Genie+ is here and Fastpass is gone! What you need to know...

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Episode Description

Disney has announced their Fastpass+ replacement at Disney World and Disneyland. With options ranging from free (Disney Genie) to paid (Disney Genie+ and Individual Lightning Lane Access), minimizing your wait times has potentially gotten a lot more complicated. We break down what we know about the new system so far and what you need to know if you're planning a trip this fall or beyond.

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Episode Notes

1:54 - No more Fastpass+, hello Lightning Lanes

3:05 - Disney Genie (free version)

5:06 - Individual Attraction Selection Lighting Lanes (paid Fastpass)

9:52 - Disney Genie+ (paid access to Lightning Lanes, a la old Maxpass)

15:04 - Other notes

17:52 - Our big picture thoughts

21:07 - Factors that will have a big effect on whether this system will be an improvement on Fastpass+ or not

26:15 - Disney dos or don'ts (extended - our takeaways for what you need to know right now about Disney Genie, Lightning Lane, etc.)

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