FastPass+ Available to all Guests at Hollywood Studios and Epcot, Jan 21 & 23.

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Just like Animal Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom, this coming week will mark the end of the legacy Fastpass (paper tickets) for Hollywood Studios and Epcot. The new FastPass+ system will be implemented as follows: Disney’s Hollywood Studios will begin only using FastPass+ on January 21, and Epcot will follow suit on January 23 2014. This will complete the FastPass+ introduction for all guests at all 4 Walt Disney World theme parks.

The new system will operate the same way as Disney’s Animal Kingdom and the Magic Kingdom, offsite guests will be able to make 3 FastPass+ selections for same day/same park, at one of the in-park FastPass stations. People staying off property will not be able to make advance reservations. Guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel will be able to continue to make advance reservations and use the new MagicBands.

I know there is a lot of confusion as to how the new system will work, and there is quite a bit of changes for people to get used to. Disney goers are creatures of habit, so I know it’s going to be an adjustment. We are going to work towards getting an information section for our readers specifically to assist in the new FastPass+ system, so stay tuned!

Author: Michele

Michele Atwood is the Owner/Editor of The Main Street Mouse and it’s subsidiaries and author of the book “Moving to Main Street U.S.A.” Michele also contributes Disney news to the Joe Kelley Morning Show on 96.5 WDBO in Orlando. She and her family made the move from Michigan to the Orlando area to pursue their Disney dreams. Michele is a life long Disney fan, and has two sons who have followed suit, each going on their first Disney trip before their first birthday’s. Part of the goal Michele has for The Main Street Mouse is not only to keep members informed, but to create somewhat of a Disney Family by relating to others through personal experiences and opinions. Also, Michele is making it a priority to share stories of inspiration and hope to other Disney Fans in an effort to share the Magic and hopefully make a difference in the lives of others.

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