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  • On Dec 28, 2015
    Denise from NY Asked

    I searched rider swap-most dated 2011-not sure if things have changed since then. Next trip 2 , 9 & 11 yr olds-I know FP & DAS have changed recently-So wanted to verify swap.

    Hello Denise!
    The Rider Switch Service makes it possible for different members of your party to enjoy attractions that other members of your party may be too short or young to enjoy. With Rider Switch, one adult can wait with the non-rider (or riders) while the rest of the party enjoys the attraction. When the other adult returns, they can supervise the non-riding Guests, and the waiting adult can board the attraction without having to wait in the regular line again! Not all attractions offer Rider Switch, but for those that do the process is fairly simple. 

    You simply approach the Cast Member at the attraction with your entire party and let them know you need to use the Rider Switch option. The first group will enter the line for the attraction while the adult that will be waiting with the non-riders will be given the Rider Switch pass. After the first group returns, the person with the pass along with one other person will be able to access the attraction via the FastPass+ return line.

    In my experience this process has not changed with the implementation of the new FastPass+ system or the new Disability Assistance Service.  I hope this helps with your planning.

    See ya real soon!
    Anne
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Meet the Panelist: Anne, Iowa

I’m Anne, a native Iowan, wife, mother, and grandmother. For me, a major part of the fun of a Disney trip is the planning. I have traveled to the Disney Parks in multiple stages of my life, including as a daughter, sister, aunt, mother and grandmother. While I can’t pick my funniest Disney memory – either my 70-year-old mother on The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror or my 4-year-old grandson on Dinosaur – I am thrilled to be able to help other Disney guests plan their adventures. Learn More About Anne

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