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  • On Jan 15, 2020
    Susan from UT Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    How does the Minnie Van work? I have Lyft...If I use the app, will I just hear from Minnie Van drivers or others in the Orlando area?

    Hi Susan!  Disney's Minnie Van service is THE way to travel in style all around Walt Disney World Resort.  These adorable polka-dotted vehicles are driven by professional and knowledgeable Disney Cast Members.  You are correct that Minnie Vans are requested through the Lyft app.  When you request a ride, you should see all the standard Lyft vehicle options such as Lyft, Lyft XL, Lux, etc. as well as Minnie Van.  You may be able to check it out from home.  I can see the Minnie Van option right now from cold, snowy Illinois when I select "Pickup" and "Drop-off" locations that are within Walt Disney World Resort, such as a Disney Resort Hotel or Disney Springs, instead of using my current location.  You may need to swipe through the vehicle options until you see Minnie Van.

    I thought I would also mention a topic that I had wondered about when using Minnie Vans for the first time.  Although the drivers are Disney Cast Members, gratuities are permitted and you may tip in cash or through the Lyft app.

    I hope that helps!  Please let us know if you have any additional questions.  Enjoy your vacation!

    Anne Marie
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Meet the Panelist: Anne Marie, Illinois

Hi everyone!  I'm Anne Marie from Illinois.  I love escaping our long Midwest winters with some fun in the sun at beautiful Walt Disney World Resort!  It seems our family of six is always on the go, and that is one reason why our Disney vacation memories are so special.  We get the opportunity to have fun while spending precious time together.  I enjoy helping family and friends plan their Disney vacations, and I'd love to help you plan yours too! Learn More About Anne Marie

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