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  • On Jul 22, 2018
    Amy from IL Asked

    We are visiting in October. We have never used Fast passes. We are staying at a Disney resort. There will be 6 of us total. So if we get 3 fast passes, does that mean we can all get on with 1 fast pass or is the one fast pass per person?

    Hi Amy,

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! Fast Pass+ selection day is a big day in our household!

    When you make your Fast Pass+ selections, you will make three initial Fast Pass+ selections for each person that has valid theme park admission. So, for example, when I make Fast Pass+ selections at Magic Kingdom, our first three choices usually are Seven Dwarfs Mine Train, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and Splash Mountain. I make one Fast Pass+ for each person in our party for each attraction. Each person, therefore, would have three initial Fast Pass+ selections per park that we plan to visit.

    With each Fast Pass+ selection, you will receive a ride time window. Those ride time windows are usually in one hour increments. I like to book our Fast Pass+ selections early, so we do one Fast Pass+ from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m., another from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. and another from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon. Once we finish those initial ones (or the ride time windows have expired), we use the My Disney Experience Mobile App to make a fourth Fast Pass+ selection. 

    Amy, if you are making plans for everyone, be sure you have created a My Disney Experience Account and that you have added everyone in your party to your My Family & Friends List. Link your vacation package to that account and/or make sure your theme park tickets are linked. As a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel guest, you can make your Fast Pass+ selections 60 days prior to arrival. I suggest making them online at 7:00 a.m. on day 60 prior to arrival because availability is not unlimited. I always make selections for the most popular rides first. For our upcoming trip, for example, I reserved our Fast Pass+ selections for Toy Story Land first!

    Magic, memories and Minnie Mouse hugs,
    Donyell
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Meet the Panelist: Donyell, North Carolina

Hello from North Carolina! I am a mom of twin girls, wife, and university professor who has been inspired by the creativity of Disney for a lifetime. Since my first Disney visit when I was 12-years-old, I have been drawn to the adventures crafted by Disney Imagineers. Planning Disney vacations helps connect me to families who will find in Disney the kind of joy my family has experienced over the years. Allow me to help you map your own Disney journey so that you, too can create the memories of a lifetime! Learn More About Donyell

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