During the Coronavirus pandemic, Disney has decided to reopen their parks with new rules and restrictions to keep guests safe. Here is everything you need to know about Disney World Resorts during this time.
The following Disney World resorts are currently open:
September 21, 2020
October 14, 2020
November 1, 2020
The following resorts will remain closed indefinitely:
Please note that given the fluidity of the current environment Disney has said that these dates are subject to change. If you have a reservation it could be subject to change if needed.
Guests with reservations that are impacted can request help modifying reservations by calling Disney.
If you are looking to resort hop or day visit any resorts during this time, know that you will not be able to just walk in and out of resorts to visit. In order to enter a resort you will need to have the following:
If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or you have interacted with someone who has confirmed or suspected COVID-19 you are asked that you not enter Disney World Resort.
Resort guests may be subject to health screenings, but at this time they are not required for check in.
Common areas of the resorts will have increased cleaning. This includes public elevators and escalators, handrails, benches, tables, handles, restrooms and more.
Housekeeping in your room will have some adjustments as well. Before you arrive your room will be thoroughly cleaned with focus on:
Housekeeping will come to your room every other day (instead of daily). They will provide things like:
The cleaning of your room will include:
You can also decline service if you do not want housekeeping to enter your room.
Complimentary Resort transportation will be available for guests to get to and from the parks and Disney Springs.
Minnie Van service has been temporarily suspended.
Guests can self park at resorts, but valet parking has been temporarily suspended.
There are several benefits of staying on site at Disney World, however these benefits have changed during this pandemic.
Magical Express is still available for guests to get to and from Orlando International Airport. You can still add this benefit to your reservation before your arrival.
FastPass+ will not be available during this time. If you booked your FastPass+ selections for your trip, you'll notice that they are no longer showing in your My Disney Experience app. This benefit has been suspended for the time being.
Extra Magic Hours that are typically available for resort guests has been suspended. Be sure to check park hours on the My Disney Experience app before you head to the parks. Park hours have been changing frequently due to the pandemic.
In addition to these changes, you can also expect the following changes to Disney Resorts:
There are several modifications to the typical amenities that you would find at Disney Resorts. Here are the changes you can expect:
Resort shops will be open, but there will be a few things to keep in mind if you are shopping at your resort.
Finally, the following activities and events will be suspended for the time being:
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