• On Aug 8, 2021
    Linda from PA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Could you please explain the current process for security when entering the parks now - bag check, finger scan, etc…? Thanks so much. Can’t wait to be back at my happy place.

    Welcome back to planDisney, Linda! I’m so excited to see that you have a visit to the Walt Disney World Resort coming up in just a few short weeks!

    I’m happy to give you a play-by-play of what entering the theme parks looks like right now. When you arrive at the entrance of the parks, you are asked to walk through a security sensor. The security Cast Members will only search through your bag, if you “beep” as you’re walking through. 

    When it comes to entering the park, right now, we’re not scanning our fingers. We only need to tap our MagicBand, admission card or Disney MagicMobile pass at the gate. It’s a relief for me, because I usually forget which finger I use. (It’s a running joke in my family.)

    Linda, that’s about it! What you will definitely find during your next visit, is the same magic you always enjoyed in past visits. So many of our favorite restaurants are opening again, so make sure to check on those dining reservations. I visited recently with my best friend and our kids and we had such a fantastic time at Be Our Guest Restaurant at the Magic Kingdom Park. Side note, it's Autumn at the Magic Kingdom Park now! It's all dressed up with the fall buntings and Mickey Jack-o-lanterns! I love this time of year!

    Take a peek at the Disney Parks Blog before your upcoming visit as well. The blog is always a great place to find out about all the happenings at Disney parks. I really love reading their Foodie Guides!

    I hope you have a wonderful visit! Don’t hesitate to come back to see us if you have any more planning questions!

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Meet the Panelist: Veronica, Florida

Hello from South Florida!  My name is Veronica.  I'm a wife and mother to two amazing girls.  I'm a bilingual journalist turned stay-at-home mom.  My first visit to the Walt Disney World Resort was at the ripe age of two and I've had the pleasure of visiting every year since!  Now as an adult, I plan my family's fun and memorable vacations.  As a planDisney Panelist, I look forward to helping you craft your magical experience!  Learn More About Veronica

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