Radiator Springs night with Lightning McQueen and Mater
  • On Jan 27, 2024
    Scheherazade from NV Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Have any changes or updates been made if you stay at a Good Neighbor Hotel, and want to book your Lightening Lane selections at 7am or do you still need to wait for park opening?

    Hello and welcome to planDisney, Scheherazade. Thanks for stopping by to share your question with us. It sounds like you will be summoning the phenomenal cosmic powers of Disney Genie+ Service during your magical visit and I'm thrilled to help.

    You are setting yourself up to have your best Disney day with Genie+ and I am here for it. You will be able to book your first Lightning Lane selection as soon as your tickets have been scanned and you've entered the theme park. In the past, I've seen the front gates open 30 minutes before the official park opening time and Cast Members will start scanning tickets and letting Guests enter the parks.

    Once all of your tickets have been scanned, you can immediately make your first Lightning Lane selection. Don't forget to set your watch or phone timer to make your next selection. You'll find the time that you're able to make your next selection at the top of the Tip Board in the Disneyland app. A couple of my favorite picks include Guardians of the Galaxy - Mission: BREAKOUT! if you're starting your day in Disney California Adventure Park and Indiana Jones Adventure in Disneyland Park.

    Remember to make some time for some pictures to remember your magical day. With Disney Genie+ Service, you will receive unlimited Disney PhotoPass Digital Downloads from your day. A snap in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle is always iconic, but don't sleep on getting your picture taken on Route 66 in Cars Land. You can find all PhotoPass locations in the Disneyland app on the location map by selecting "PhotoPass" from the drop-down menu at the top center of the screen.

    Scheherazade, I hope this helps as you are planning for your magical visit. I hope you have the best time filled with as many attractions as possible at the Happiest Place on Earth. Let the countdown to the magic begin!

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Meet the Panelist: Michelle, Oregon

Hey everyone! I'm Michelle, a Disney loving adult from the Pacific Northwest. I'm a wife and dog mom who loves to travel. Whether I'm adventuring solo, teaming up with my pals and family or making sure my husband is getting the most of his visit with accessibility; I'm here to answer your questions and share that magical feeling you'll get when visiting the Disneyland Resort. Learn More About Michelle

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