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  • On Nov 27, 2022
    Carol from FL 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 Doug in an answer to a question about purchasing Genie+, you said the window to purchase genie+ opens at 7 am, but a travel planner said the window to purchase it opens at midnight. Which is currently correct?

    Carol,

    Thanks for sending your question my way!

    As it happens, some of my friends on the panel have reported back to me that they were able to purchase Genie+ at 12:01 am, early on the actual park date. So, while it has been broadly stated that sales start at 7:00 am, it seems like an earlier purchase is possible. I have not done it myself, but the panelists I chatted with are reliable sources for what can be done in this case.

    Disney does not sell an unlimited number of Genie+ purchases for each park every day. They know how many they can offer before the supply of Genie+ activities become overwhelmed. Because of that, I can understand why someone who really feels that having Genie+ on a given day is important would choose to stay up to order it. I have never had a day where I was not able, at 7 in the morning, to purchase Genie+. But it theoretically could happen, so if it is important to you, please feel free to go ahead and do so.

    BONUS TIP
    When you are accessing your My Disney Experience App to make this purchase, it should automatically refresh to reflect the availability for purchase. However, I have found with some other items it helps to manually refresh the screen at the specific time, and to be sure to have a strong WiFi signal.

    Please feel free to write me back if you have any other questions.

    Have a Magical Vacation!


    Doug


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Meet the Panelist: Doug, Indiana

I am one of the Dads on the planDisney Panel, and I love to help parents plan their vacation, with a focus on showing them how it can be fun for them too. I am also here to help Dads plan some nice surprises for the Moms in their life (they deserve it!). Learn More About Doug

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