Man in wheelchair on Expedition Everest
  • On May 11, 2022
    Terry from NC Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Just had knee surgery. Are motorized chairs available for rent?

    Hiya, Terry.

    Thanks for stopping by planDisney today. I’m so glad you’re here! I hope the recovery from your knee surgery flies by so you can be back on your feet. In the meantime, let’s see if I can point you in the right direction for your upcoming trip to The Most Magical Place on Earth.

    Electric Conveyance Vehicles (ECVs) are available to rent at all four theme parks, both water parks, and Disney Springs on a first-come, first-served basis for a small daily fee. To view the rental location in each park, scroll down to the bottom of the ECV Rental webpage and click on a respective park under “Find ECV Rentals.” The interactive map will highlight where you can pick up your ECV. Reservations are not accepted in advance, so I strongly encourage you to arrive early at your destination each day. Walt Disney World Resort’s preferred provider, ScooterBug, can deliver your rented ECV directly to your Disney Resorts Collection hotel for you. To arrange your rental, give ScooterBug a call at (800) 726-8284. If you have additional questions regarding ECVs, you can contact Disability Services at (407) 560-2547 or by email at disability.services@disneyparks.com.

    Terry, you’ll be happy to know that many of the attractions allow you to ride your ECV through the queue. For those that do not allow it, you will either have to transfer to a wheelchair or receive direction from a Cast Member on an alternative route to navigate the queue. I assure you, Walt Disney World Resort is one of the most accommodating destinations you’ll come across and your temporarily diminished mobility will not hold you back from having the adventure of a lifetime.

    If you think of further questions, please stop back by planDisney. Now, you had better get that final countdown started, because you only have a few weeks left to go until you’re off to Neverland!

    See ya real soon,
    Alyssa
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Meet the Panelist: Alyssa, Texas

Greetings, dreamers of all ages! I'm Alyssa, a lifelong lover of all things Disney and educator of future Imagineers. My dress collection rivals that of any Disney Princess, and I can almost always be found singing a Disney song with a bow in my hair. You can find me exploring all the magic Walt Disney World Resort has to offer on adults-only getaways with my Disney-loving husband or our multigenerational family. Tomorrow is just a dream away, and I would love to help you plan your own magical vacation! Learn More About Alyssa

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