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  • On Sep 11, 2014
    Meridith from MS Asked

    I have 2 RIDER SWITCH question. 1. Is there a specified time GROUP 2 has to ride once receiving his/her RIDER SWITCH PASS? 2. If I (just me) ride in the single rider line, will GROUP 2 (husband, grandparent) be able to take advantage of rider swap still

    Hi Meridith!

    Rider Switch is a fantastic service that Disney provides to families who have children who have not yet reached the height requirement for beloved attractions.   I  can't tell you how many times my family of 5  has utilized this feature when on vacations at Walt Disney World.   I'm happy to share how I have used the Rider Switch service, hoping it will give you some great insight for your upcoming adventure.

    Your entire party will need to visit with a Cast Member at the entrance of the desired attraction you wish to experience.  One person will sit with the child while everyone else enjoys the attraction, the person waiting with the child will be given the Rider Switch pass.   After everyone has exited the attraction the waiting party member can take one person back on the ride with them again without having to wait in the normal queue.   The Rider Switch pass will not have a time on it stating when you have to return.  You could use it later in the day if you have plans already made for the current time.   For example one of my preschoolers was too short ride Splash Mountain with the rest of us.   My husband, daughter and 4 year-old son rode the attraction while I waited with my 3 year-old son.   When they exited I was able to ride the attraction and take my daughter back on with me, while my husband stayed with the boys. 

    I hope this has helped you out Meridith.  Please let me know if I can help you with any other questions you may have.   I love to help Guests have the most magical time possible while on vacation at Walt Disney World.  

    Have a Tiggerific Day,



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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, Alabama

Hello, my name is Jen, and my family and I call Alabama home. I am a stay-at-home mom to 2 rowdy, young Pirates and a beautiful pre-teen Princess. I've been showing my "Disney Side" since I was a small child and I can't wait to share the abundance of Pixie-Dusted knowledge I have acquired about the Most Magical Place on Earth with you and your family! Learn More About Jennifer

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