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  • On Mar 5, 2024
    Amanda from WY Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    How do you purchase a individual lightening lane for Radiator Springs Racers? And how far in advance can I do this?

    Welcome to planDisney, Amanda! We're so happy to receive your questions and help you plan the best day ever at Disneyland Resort!

    Ka-chow! I bet you are gearing up for your next visit to Disneyland Resort this summer and counting down the days. I completely understand why you'd want to prioritize Radiator Springs Racers by purchasing an Individual Lightning Lane. It's truly one of my favorite attractions in any Disney Park! Individual Lightning Lane entrances can be booked on the day of your visit, once you've scanned your ticket for park entry. Then you can utilize the official Disneyland mobile app to confirm your party and purchase Individual Lightning Lane entrances. There are a few ways to navigate to this in the app, so I'll share a few recommendations:

    First, on the app's home screen, you can select the (+) which will open a menu of options. Select "Book Lightning Lane Entry" and you'll be directed to the Tip Board where you can see all the attractions currently offering Individual Lightning Lane. 

    You can also navigate directly to the Radiator Spring Racers attraction page, using the map feature (or search function). From there, you'll see an option to book the Individual Lightning Lane entrance, if available. Follow all the prompts to complete your purchase and then you'll be ready to scan your device at the attraction during your eligible return window. You'll be racing through Ornament Valley in no time!

    One of my favorite times of day to schedule an Individual Lightning Lane entrance for Radiator Springs Racers is just after dusk. There's a lovely little moment in Cars Land around sunset when all the neon lights along Route 66 turn on and the classic song "Sh-boom (Life Could Be a Dream)" plays over the speakers. You can ask a Cast Member exactly what time you can expect to see this, and then your Individual Lightning Lane return window would align perfectly for you to walk over to the attraction entrance.

    I hope these are some helpful recommendations, Amanda. Most of all, I hope you and your loved ones make unforgettable memories and enjoy the magic of being together in 'The Happiest Place on Earth!' If we can help with anything else, please come on back to planDisney, any time.

    Wishing you Wondrous Journeys,

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From my casita to yours, welcome to planDisney! I'm Tishra, a Spanish-speaking Colombian American living in the Pacific Northwest. I'm a college professor, a happy wife, and a mom to two little girls who hold magic in their hearts as much as their parents do! Our family believes in celebrating every milestone, from life's biggest moments to all the details in between. If you want to commemorate something special with a Disneyland Resort vacation, I'm here to help you out in English or Spanish. Learn More About Tishra

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