• On Aug 9, 2018
    Kelly from Scotland Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I’m coming to Disney next May and it’s my first time. Could I ask how I use magic hours and FastPass and if I leave a park can I go back the same day ? Or do I need stay in the park for the full day

    Greeting Kelly and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    You must be so excited for your first Walt Disney World Resort holiday! I'm glad to hear you will most likely “Be Our Guest” at one of the amazing Disney Resort hotels. You will not only stay right in the middle of the magic, but will also be able to enjoy great benefits including Extra Magic Hours.

    Extra Magic Hours allow Disney Resort hotel Guests to enter a theme park earlier in the morning or stay longer in the evening to play. To access participating attractions you will simply use the MagicBand given to you at check-in. While you plan your visit, check theme park hours online to see which theme park will offering Extra Magic Hours each day of your visit.

    FastPass+ is another great benefit that comes with theme park admission, and lets you reserve a specific time to enjoy up to three attractions at a theme park for each day of your visit. You can select your favorite attractions up to 60 days before check-in when you stay at a Disney Resort hotel. Please note that FastPass+ is not available during Extra Magic Hours, and you are welcome to leave a theme park and return later in the day. Please note that you will have to go back to the same park, unless you have purchased Park Hopper Plus option.

    I hope this helps you while planning! Thank you for stopping by, and please come back real soon if you have additional questions.

    Best magical wishes,
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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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