Riders on TRON at Night; magic kingdom
  • On Mar 14, 2024
    Daniel from NY Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hi! I am staying at the Dolphin in a few weeks and going straight to the parks. I am wondering what the rules are for booking an Individual Lightning Lane on my day of arrival? Do I have to check into the hotel first or can I book starting at 7AM? Thanks!

    Welcome to planDisney, Daniel! In just a few weeks, you'll be flipping for your upcoming trip to Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel! I love the location of this resort and being just a splash away from Disney's BoardWalk

    I appreciate your straight-to-the-parks approach to your vacation! The day you arrive, nothing stands in your way. This includes your access to the cosmic powers of Disney Genie. Guests of a Walt Disney World Resort and a few other select resorts, including Walt Disney World Swan Hotel, Walt Disney World Dolphin Hotel and Shades of Green Resort, can make an Individual Lightning Lane purchase at 7 am. You do not need to check into your hotel first to be able to unleash this magic. 

    Since my travel mornings may get a bit hectic, I set the alarm on my phone to remind me. While my mind is running through all the mental lists, I want to make sure I don't forget. By 6:55 am, I am on the My Disney Experience App, especially if I need a specific time for an Individual Lightning Lane entry or if I am hoping to get a Virtual Queue for TRON Lifecycle / Run or Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind. It's an early jump-start to your trip, knowing these amazing thrills are now awaiting your arrival.

    I hope your trip to the Most Magical Place on Earth has all the amazing fin-ishes!

    See 'ya real soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Jana, Georgia

Hi, everyone! I’m Jana, a Disney-loving wife and mom from Atlanta. My boys (my husband and sons) are the greatest joys in my life. We have so many magical memories from our vacations at Walt Disney World Resort and aboard Disney Cruise Line. I welcome the chance to share my knowledge and advice in helping you plan your visit to the Most Magical Place on Earth. Learn More About Jana

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