Are you planning a trip to Walt Disney World and want to make the most of your visit with the help of the Genie+ app? Look no further! Despite the division fans feel over this function on the My Disney Experience app, it’s the new normal. However, we’ll give you a comprehensive overview of how to use Genie+ at Walt Disney World to make the most of your vacation.
First things first, what is Genie+? It is a paid feature within the My Disney Experience app that allows you to plan and manage your vacation to Walt Disney World. Genie+ includes features such as the ability to make dining reservations, book Lightning Lane reservations, and view park hours and wait times. Of course, it is available for download on the App Store and Google Play.
For that privilege, you will pay per guest per day. The cost will fluctuate, depending on how busy the day is at the parks.
- Genie+ cost starts at $15 per ticket per day at Walt Disney World Resort
- Genie+ cost starts at $25 per ticket per day at Disneyland Resort.
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Now, let’s dive into how to use Genie+ at Walt Disney World:
- Download the My Disney Experience app and create an account. In order to use Genie+, you will need to download the app and create an account using your Disney account login. If you don’t already have a Disney account, you can create one for free on the Disney website.
- Link your tickets or annual pass. In order to use the app, you will need to have valid tickets or an annual pass linked to your account. You can do this by scanning the barcode on your ticket or annual pass, or by entering the ticket number manually. Don’t forget to make park reservations!
- Make dining reservations and viewing your day’s itinerary. Genie+ allows you to make dining reservations at over 100 restaurants throughout Walt Disney World. Simply select the restaurant and date that you would like to make a reservation for, and follow the prompts to complete the booking.
- Book Lightning Lane reservations. Lightning Lanes are a system that allows you to reserve a time to experience popular attractions, reducing the amount of time you have to spend in line. With Genie+, you can begin booking your Lightning Lane rides as early as 7 am. You do not have to be in a park to make the reservation but you do need a park reservation. Simply select the date and attraction that you would like to make a reservation for, and follow the prompts to complete the booking. Additionally, Genie+ allows you to purchase lightning lanes for “premium” or more popular rides.
- View park hours and wait times. Genie+ includes real-time wait times for attractions. You can plan your day and make the most of your time at the parks. It also includes park hours. Additionally, you know when the parks are open and when you can plan to visit.
- Customize your plans. Genie+ allows you to customize your vacation plans and create a schedule for each day of your trip. You can add dining reservations, Lightning Lane reservations, and other activities to your schedule and view everything in one place.
By following these steps, you can use Genie+ to make the most of your trip to Walt Disney World. Finally, learn more about Walt Disney World and Disney vacation planning, subscribe to the Parks Academy podcast.