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  • On Feb 12, 2014
    Melanie from NY Asked

    Planning on going to Hollywood Studios 4/29/14. My understanding is that you cannot make fpp reservations for both Fantasmic and Toy Story Mania due to tiered system. Would you recommend one reservation over the other if you have to pick between the two?

    Hi Melanie!

         Yes, currently Hollywood Studios has a tiered FastPass + system and Guests are allowed choose one FastPass + from the top tier (Toy Story Midway Mania and Fantasmic are in this tier).  My first choice would be to use your FastPass + for Toy Story midway Mania because the standby line wait times can be quite long for this attraction (sometimes 90 to 120 minutes or longer).  You could wait in the standby line for Fantasmic (typically if you get in line 30 to 45 minutes before Fantasmic is scheduled to begin, then you should be able to get a good seat for Fantasmic).  Also if there are two Fantasmic shows on that particular evening, the second show will be less crowded.  If you decide to use your FastPass + for Fantasmic, then you could get to Hollywood Studios 30 minutes before park opening on that day and ride Toy Story Midway Mania right at park opening to minimize your standby line wait time.

    I hope that your April Walt Disney World vacation is truly magical in every way!

    Keep Dreaming Big!
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Meet the Panelist: Marc, New York

I am a single Father to one incredible boy.  I would love nothing more than to provide people with Disney vacation planning that will enable them to have a new experience or make their Disney vacation just a little more magical! Learn More About Marc

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