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  • On Mar 21, 2023
    Amanda from South Australia 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. We are coming from Australia in May and have bought Genie+. How do we use it and what rides can we use it for? Thanks.

    Welcome to planDisney, Amanda!

    It's not long now until you'll be boarding a flight on Albatross Air to visit The Happiest Place on Earth. With so many recent and amazing additions to the theme parks, there's a whole new world to see and experience. This is going to be a dream vacation! I bet you're so excited!

    When my family visited the Disneyland Resort last summer, we spent three days at Disneyland Park and two days at Disney California Adventure. Like you, we decided to purchase Disney Genie+ for each day. It was the first time I'd used it at the Disneyland Resort and so I wondered whether it was going to be worth it. I can honestly say that it was fantastic! We were able to experience so many attractions each day. Now I always recommend people purchase it. Time is money and it saves you so much time. (I only wish it worked as well in Walt Disney World Resort, but that's another conversation). 

    To use Disney Genie+, simply open up your Disneyland Mobile App on the day of your visit and tap on the "Tip Board." You can then select the theme park that you're visiting (the default will be Disneyland Park). You'll then get a list of all the attractions. The attractions that are available for a Lightning Lane selection will have a "LL Disney Genie+" box with a return time. If you find a time that works for you, simply tap "Book Experience." You'll then find a list of all the people linked to your account. Simply select the people you want to book this experience for and select "Confirm."

    Once you scan into the attraction or two hours after you make your current Lightning Lane selection (whatever comes first), you'll then be free to book your next Lightning Lane. You can keep doing this throughout the day. Just bear in mind that you can only book a Lightning Lane once per ride. With that in mind, it really helps to arrive for park opening. The crowds are a lot lower first thing in the morning. You can then experience a number of rides without using Disney Genie+. Then, once the park starts getting busy, you can then start making your Lightning Lane selections. This is a great way to maximize the number of attractions you'll experience per day.

    I hope that's helpful, Amanda. Thanks for stopping by planDisney!

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