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  • On Jul 19, 2023
    Tina from BC Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi , If I booked my first genie + at 7am, should I still need to go to the park early before the park open to avoid the crowds? Or should I just arrive the park before my 1st lighting lane reservation redeemed time? Thank you!

    Welcome to planDisney, Tina!

    How exciting that you're visiting The Most Magical Place on Earth. I'm glad you're considering purchasing Disney Genie+. This service will help you maximize your day in the parks. Definitely make your first Lightning Lane reservation at 7:00 AM and secure a return time for one of the more popular attractions because these tend to go the quickest. 

    Tina, I always recommend getting to the theme parks as early as possible. The crowds only get bigger as the day progresses. Therefore, you can enjoy a greater percentage of attractions first thing in the morning, even without Disney Genie+. If you're staying at a Disney Resorts Collection hotel, definitely take advantage of Early Theme Park Entry. Those first 30 minutes allow you to ride one or two major attractions before the regular park opening. 

    As a family, we always go hard in the morning, and then relax a bit in the afternoon when crowd levels are highest and the weather is warmest. 

    I hope that's informative, Tina. If you have any more questions about your upcoming trip, you know where to find us. Thanks for choosing to be our Guest. 

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I'm Mike, a Disney-loving "scouser." I have a wonderful wife and two young children who share my obsession for all things Disney. I've always been enchanted by the magic of Walt Disney World Resort - the charming music, captivating beauty, enthralling attractions, and breathtaking shows spark my imagination and fill me with a sense of awe. I'm perpetually planning my next Disney adventure! If you're interested in makin' memories at "The Most Magical Place on Earth" then you've got a friend in me.
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