When the Disney parks begin reopening on July 11th at Walt Disney World Resort it is now been confirmed that Park Hopping will not be a part of the Disney experience. The Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Animal Kingdom reopen on July 11th and EPCOT and Disney’s Hollywood Studios reopen on July 15, 2020. Park Hopping is the option on some tickets and also Annual Passports for guests to visit more than one park during the course of a single day.
Disney released more details this week about the reopening of Walt Disney World Resort. Guests will be required to adhere to safety protocols that include face masks and social distancing. They will also need to reserve park visits with the new Disney Park Pass System.
Disney shared details about this on the Walt Disney World website:
Please note, park reservations are limited in number and subject to availability. Availability can change until the reservation is finalized. At this time, guests will be able to select one park per day; visiting more than one park per day will be temporarily unavailable upon the reopening of the theme parks due to attendance limitations. Guests with existing tickets that include the Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option have options available to them for ticket modifications and cancellations, and can visitfor more information. We hope to bring back the ability to visit more than one park per day soon and will continue to offer these add-ons for 2021 ticket purchases.
On the same page, it confirmed the suspension of Park Hopping along with options for those with Park Hopping tickets:
At this time, Guests will only be able to visit one park per day. If you have a ticket that includes the Park Hopper Option or Park Hopper Plus Option, we have several options available to you:
- Ticket Extension: You may use your current date-based ticket by September 26, 2021 with the existing add-on options, should the options return by that date.
- Ticket Modification: Resort Packages with tickets may be modified or cancelled. To discuss your options, please call the Disney Reservation Center at (407) W-DISNEY or (407) 934-7639 beginning June 22, or contact your travel professional.
- Ticket Cancellation: If you do not want to use your ticket, you also have the option of cancelling your ticket or package. To discuss your options, please call the Disney Reservation Center at (407) 566-4985 beginning June 22, or contact your travel professional.
For guests wishing to visit Walt Disney World Resort, they will need to log in to My Disney Experience on Walt Disney World’s website. DAPS MAGIC shared mored details about this and they can be found here. What do you think about the suspension of Park Hopping? Share your thoughts in the comments below or with DAPS MAGIC on Facebook or Twitter!