Mom With Kids After Run
  • On Jul 30, 2013
    Julie Asked

    We are going to be traveling with our 4 year old and 2 year old in October. If we use the Rider Switch when the toddler can't ride, can the 4.5 year old go on the ride twice (once with each parent - so mum or dad doesn't have to ride alone!)?

    Hi there Julie!

    Thanks for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question! How exciting you will be visiting Walt DIsney World in October! The answer to your question is yes!  When using the rider switch option,  the child that does meet the minimum height requirement will be able to ride the attraction with both parents. My older two children actually loved being able to experience certain attractions twice when their younger twin brothers did not meet the minimum height requirement. Simply ask a cast member at the entrance of the attraction for a rider switch or "child swap." One adult will then be able to wait with your two-year-old, while the other parent rides the attraction with your four-year-old. The adults can then "swap places" and the second set of riders will be allowed to enter through the FastPASS entrance; therefore, decreasing your overall wait time. I hope this information helps! Please don't hesitate to write me back if you have any additional questions. Best wishes for a magical trip, Julie!

    Happy Planning,
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Meet the Panelist: Jodie, Georgia

I'm the mother of 4 amazing kids and wife to my very own Prince Charming!  After working as a Registered Nurse for 22 years, I recently traded in my scrubs to work as a Physician Recruiter for my local hospital. My friends call me the "Queen of Disney," and I would love to put all my experiences and knowledge to work in order to assist you in planning a magical Walt Disney World vacation! Learn More About Jodie

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