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  • On Oct 24, 2023
    Lisa from IL Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I would like to know if you have information on Genie plus maybe a pamphlet or something

    Hey, Lisa! Welcome to planDisney.

    If you're wanting to learn about Disney Genie+, you've come to the right place. I can make those wishes come true. Actually, I can't provide a pamphlet for you, as those do not currently exist (my powers are clearly limited). However, I can explain a little bit about this service. But before I do that, let me point you to some tutorials, which you can find on the My Disney Experience mobile app. Simply open the app and tap the home icon. You should find some information about the Disney Genie+ Service in purple. Tap "Learn More" and scroll all the way down to the bottom of the page. You'll find a section that says "Watch to Learn More" with a bunch of really helpful videos.

    But let me provide some information about Disney Genie+ for you. Available for purchase, Disney Genie+ upgrades your park ticket to include "phenomenal cosmic powers." These powers enable you to select Lightning Lane entrances at over 40 attractions throughout the theme parks. These entrances allow you to skip the regular standby lines and enjoy more attractions on your Disney day. Starting at 7:00 AM on the day of your visit, you'll be able to make your first Lightning Lane selection. Once you enjoy that attraction, or two hours after making your selection (whatever comes sooner), you can make another Lightning Lane selection. You can keep doing that throughout the day until there are no more Lightning Lane selections available.

    You have to purchase Disney Genie+ on a day-to-day basis. Here's how you do it:

    Open up the My Disney Experience mobile app, and on the home screen you should find something in purple that says, "Disney Genie+ - Add even more magic to your visit." Tap "Purchase," then scroll down and tap "Get Disney Genie+ Service," and you'll be taken to a list of options for your purchase. You'll need to decide which theme park you want to purchase Disney Genie+ for. If you have the Park Hopper Option and would like to use it for multiple parks that day, you can select "Multiple Parks." Once you make your selection, tap "Continue." You'll then be taken to a list of all the people in your party that you've added via My Friends & Family. You're going to want to select the members of your party that will use this service. Once you do that, you'll then make your purchase.

    Individual Lightning Lane entrances are available for some of the more high-demand attractions in the theme parks. These attractions usually have longer wait times. However, you can purchase Individual Lightning Lane entrances to bypass the regular standby line. You can use this service with or without purchasing Disney Genie+. However, even if you have Disney Genie+, Individual Lightning Lanes do cost extra. The cost of each Individual Lightning Lane varies by attraction. You can book up to two Individual Lightning Lane entrances per day per Guest.

    That's a lot of information, Lisa. I bet your head is spinning like a Mad Tea Party tea cup! Let me sum up everything: Disney Genie+ and Individual Lightning Lane Entrances will cost you money, but save you time. They'll allow you to reserve a ride time and enjoy attractions without waiting in the standby line. When it comes to deciding whether or not to purchase these things, it's really a matter of deciding what is most important to you.

    I hope that's helpful, Lisa. Please come and see us again if you have any more questions.

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Meet the Panelist: Mike, Virginia

I'm Mike, a Disney-loving "scouser." I have a wonderful wife and two young children who share my obsession for all things Disney. I've always been enchanted by the magic of Walt Disney World Resort - the charming music, captivating beauty, enthralling attractions, and breathtaking shows spark my imagination and fill me with a sense of awe. I'm perpetually planning my next Disney adventure! If you're interested in makin' memories at "The Most Magical Place on Earth" then you've got a friend in me.
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