• On Apr 10, 2017
    Betty from MS Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    First time visit with my kids and myself next week. How does fast pass work? Say I made reservations for a ride at 8:30 am and I can't get to the ride fast enough or my kids change their mind on a ride? What do i do then?

    Hello Betty!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Congratulations on your first visit! I am so excited for you and your family!

    You are going to love FastPass+, which is an amazing feature that lets you reserve a spot on some of your favorite attractions. If you have a selection for 8:30 a.m. then it means that starting at this time you have one hour to use your selection. If your kids need a restroom break and you arrive at the FastPass+ return entrance at 9:00 a.m., for example, you are still going to be able to use it. 

    If your kids change their minds, you can always use the My Disney Experience mobile app to change your selections anytime, but remember you must make changes before your selected time. If you have a selection for 8:00 a.m. and decide at 8:30 a.m. that you would like to change it, you won’t be able to. You need to make your change before the time you selected. Also, remember that FastPass+ selections for many experiences and attractions might not be available anymore, especially the most popular ones.

    I was a pleasure answering your question! Please stop by the Disney Parks Moms Panel once again. We are delighted to help.

    I hope you have a magical first visit!
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Meet the Panelist: Thiana, Brazil

My name is Thiana and I am a German-Brazilian university professor and sworn translator from beautiful Brazil. I am happily married to my prince charming and the proud mother of two lovely princesses. When I am not busy with work or family, you can catch me reading, running, listening to music, or planning our next Walt Disney World Resort visit. I hope to help you plan a magical Disney vacation that will be filled with wonderful memories.

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