• On Nov 18, 2021
    Sandra from DE 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 purchased my tickets. 2 tickets for 2 days in a single park. I also purchased 2 tickets for 1 day, with the Park Hopper Option. When I went to reserve my park, it would only allow me to pick one park. How do I make sure I can hop to the 2nd park?

    Thank you for stopping by planDisney with your park hopping question, Sandra. 

    The new park pass reservation system can be a little confusing. It was for me, too, at the beginning. The easiest way to explain it is you simply need to make a reservation for the theme park you want to START your day at. You can then plan to enjoy that park, whether it is Magic Kingdom, EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, or Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park. You can begin to park hop at 2pm that day since you have a park hopper ticket.

    By using the MyDisneyExperience mobile app, you can look to see which parks are allowing park hopping that day by clicking on the three lines in the lower right corner, and then “park hours & info”. Here, each theme park hours will show, and also “park hopper availability” and the time (2:00 pm to close). While we have never had an issue with park hopping availability, the week of Christmas might be more crowded, so you will want to be sure to check the app before heading to your next theme park.

    It is as easy as that! Last weekend, my friends and I park hopped a couple of times. I find that the easiest hop is from EPCOT to Disney’s Hollywood Studios using the Disney Skyliner. This ride takes about 20 minutes and is like another attraction. The attraction times in the evening at Hollywood Studios also seem to be lighter than the morning. 

    I hope this helps with planning for your holiday visit to The Most Magical Place on Earth! If you have a chance, stop by Disney’s Beach Club Resort to see the cute Gingerbread Carousel. It is The Little Mermaid themed this year, and there are 21 hidden golden Mickeys to try and find. (We found 20). 

    Happy Traveling (& hopping),
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Meet the Panelist: Tracy, Illinois

GAWRSH! Hiya pals! I am a Goofy-loving mom of 2, who is married to my real-life Prince Charming. My family supports my passion for all things Disney. Walt Disney World was my very first vacation, when I was just 3 months old, and I recently completed my 73rd trip to a Disney location! I have been fortune enough to parasail high above the Disney Fantasy, attend opening day of Batuu, snorkel in the lagoon at Disney's Aulani, and SO MUCH MORE! I can't wait to help you plan your Disney vacation! 

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