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TIP: It's been warm at the parks and what better snack to eat on a hot day than some ice cream. Clarabelle's in Toon Town (not Buena Vista Street) offers the same treats available at the carts for a cheaper price, about 30 cents cheaper. More...
Parents, visitors, come from all over the world and with
minis all the time. The entire family can enjoy including infants any ride that
does not have a height requirement. But what happens when you want to ride a
that any of your minis cannot ride due to height or scarred and you have multiple
parents/adults in your group. I’m sorry you will have to sit outside and talk
with other people while your group goes in and enjoys the ride…sorry. Fear not
Disney has a rider switch/parent swap program in place to accommodate this.
First see a cm at the ride attraction and ask for the parent swap. You will be issued a rider switch pass (
check the pass in most rides 2 people can go back but I have seen in some rides
like btrr and splash where 3 can go back) or sometimes you are handed a red
time card to exchange for a pass switch near the loading cm. Pay attention to
where you are to return in some rides you return through the exit and in some
you go to the fasspass line ask the cm. Now
while the rest of your party goes and ride , the adult watching the kids wait
for their party members to return. Then you take your pass and Switch (based on
the number of people allowed back could be 2 maybe 3 check your pass) and go
though the designated return area and ride. Thank you Disney as this allows
everyone to enjoy the ride without having to have an adult wait the entire wait
time. Please note that you are not guaranteed immediate boarding. Another
Program available is the single rider program. This is different and helps to
fill open spots on certain rides and fill to capacity. The single rider program
can open and close at any time and not available at all times if the ride time
is short and or too many people are in line as well. If you decide to go as a
group do not expect to ride in the same vehicle and will split and a single
rider must meet height and age requirements to ride so don’t send your 5 yr by
themselves. Ask for single rider and you may be issued a single rider pass or directed
to go to a separate single rider entrance. Final word parent swap is at any
ride with a height requirement . Single rider is limited to In DISNEYLAND- (
splash mnt , Indiana Jones and matterhorn) and in DCA – ( soaring over California,
RSR, California Screaming, Goofys sky school and at grizzly river run although
grizzy does limit the number of single riers throughout the day. Hope this
helps in planning your trips.
- pikarich 4740.8 #24 6-20-14 10:41AMLike(11)Reply
My sons first birthday and his first visit to Disneyland last Tuesday. We decided to try the in room Mickey's Birthday Bash. If anyone is interested in ever doing one for their children I will have to say the Disneyland Gift people did a More...
Tips on "Paint the Night" parade, "Disneyland Forever" fireworks, and 60th anniversary merchandise!"Paint the Night"- This new parade is 45 minutes long, from first step off to when the last float ends. Also, due to its More...
@BaseballMickey: Will the 60th Merchandise be available if we call the Disney Merchandise number Deliverears (sp.?) I'm especially interested in a Hoodie and 3 tees, and I have pictures to describe them to a tee! Lol! Thanks! 😁😁😁 - Catski23 13.7 #8550 5-22-15 1:07PMLikeReply
Great post!! Thanks for all the info, even though I'm watching all the action from my couch!! - CentralCoastAuntVon 12.4 #9079 5-22-15 9:24PMLikeReply
Finding Nemo observation room. For those who have wondered about this, here are pictures of the inside of the room. It's a nice air conditioned room with two nice benches and ample floor space to spread out and sit where you wish. A nice More...
Did you know there are 🔴3⃣🔴ways to get to the stickers on Sticker Night? 1) is on the main page (top pic), 2) is if you click navigate, and 3) is if you click the 3 bars in the top, left corner and scroll down. Also, with the firs More...
To regulate over crowding Disney does a few things: Level 1: Normal entry and re-entry to the park Level 2: The park stops selling admission tickets (about 60,000 guests) Pass Holders and pre purchased tickets are still allowed entry. Lev More...
This isn't confirmed, but I heard if you run around yelling "BAD KITTY, this is my POT PIE bad kitty!!" They will let you in. 😡😡😡😂 I read that on the Internet. - Spoonful_O_Sugar 602.7 #322 12-31-14 11:12AMLike(10)Reply
We will be there in July for the actual anniversary. We are staying at the Disneyland Hotel. How do they verify you are a hotel guest? Room key? - CollegeDisneyKnowledgeGrad 1177.2 #4 5-22-15 2:43PMLikeReply
there is a cost of 30$ up front to get the map and info to find the juju. The first 2 juju cost $10, the eye of mara was free, the piranha was free, the pineapple cost $7 for the parfait...it was ok, the snake cost $7 for the snake venom juice which was good but sugary. The elephant was free, the parrot was free, the tiki mask cost $7.50 at the bar. Too sugary i tossed it into the trash. Maybe one could ask for a drink substitution. Make sure you open the last envelope to get the questions to answer because the answers are in adventureland not at the Trader sams all the way out at the dl hotel. Total cost was around $62 for these. It was fun to do and I really needed the diversion. The CMs were a lot of fun helping you out. - Plumiegirl 9514.1 #4 8-7-14 3:01PMLike(9)Reply
How to use Disney’s original Fasspass. Find the Fasspass
distribution Center at select attractions. Insert your pass or ticket. Get a
return time to return to the attraction. You must use it within the time frame
, early or late will not be accommodated. The only time you can use your pass
after the time frame is if the attraction is offline during your return time. You
cannot hold more than one pass for the same attraction or another. Check you fp
will let you see when you can get another pass usually within 2 hours or after
you use your pass up whichever is sooner. RSR and world of color are not
connected to the rest of the park so you can get additional passes at other
locations. Fasspass is open for select times, dates and seasons. Fasspass work
like this. Each ride can ride a certain capacity per hour example at full
capacity lets say indy can ride 1,200 riders per hours –this is not the number
ok, , so 1200 riders so say 10% of seats are reserved for fp so 120 seats are
virtually held. When your ticket is issued a ticket you reserved one spot for
that ride and keeps going until all passes are exchasted for the day, that is
why as you look at the reserve board the time keeps moving up. And up unitl it
reads-----, ------ meaning its all gone. I said original because we still use
the original format in dl resort as newer versions of magic bands and fastpass
+ is in wdw although I personally like the version we have here.
- pikarich 4740.8 #24 6-13-14 10:10AMLike(2)Reply
You can get one fast pass every two hours or the start time on your fast pass ticket, whichever is sooner. Always read all the info on the pass. If you're there in the morning and get a fast pass say for Indy. Return time is 9:30-10:30. The pass says next fast pass is available after 9:30am. I would go at 9:30, grab a fast pass for another attraction and then come back and ride Indy. Fast pass distribution is halted when the attraction is down since CMs don't know how long the attraction will be be closed. Distribution resumes with the opening of the attraction as long as there are fast passes left. The amount of fast passes available also depend on the ride capacity during the day (number of vehicles, etc). - IDVandalSkipperCM 2412.2 #55 6-13-14 11:35AMLike(2)Reply
Some had posted this before and we tried it our last trip in DCA we got WOC, soarin, and Ca screaming fast passes all at once then I went staright tovtoy story which had no line yet cause it was rope drop. We usally do RSR laterr as singwl risw r and the longest we have waited is like 20 min. And we usally get to ride together or end up racing eachother! - minnielove83 28.4 #5854 6-14-14 5:43AMLikeReply
This is good info for new people. I get asked how much they cost, by a lot of travelers. - Winnie111286 6196.8 #17 6-14-14 8:31AMLikeReply
#DisneyOnaBudget ✅ So here goes: we are coming on our next trip on a huge budget. I've managed to squeeze in the 4th of July weekend with the family and sending hubby home on Sunday for work and staying til Thursday with a good friend. More...
I've got a few... 1) Our Target usually has the Smart Water bottles they sell in the parks for $1. I buy at least 3 for each day we will be there and freeze them. That way they stay cold all day. I carry one and put the others in the backpack. 2) The picnic area lockers! These lockers are bigger than the ones inside the parks and the esplanade and you don't have to take the stuff through bag check. You could fit a small ice chest in one of the large lockers and keep cool items. We once mixed up some tuna and kept that, bread (well, we forgot the bread which resulted in some creativity lol), snacks like Cheezits, etc. Then you can keep all your meals in there and the patio is usually pretty empty. PLUS you're still on property!!! 3) I got this one from MW. If you have a Target Red Card, purchase Disney gift cards with it when you can. You'll get 5% off (plus whatever you get on your AP) 4) I have several apps on my phone that I use to build up rewards. I then redeem those rewards for Starbucks gift cards that can be used in all the park locations. We've gotten a whole meal for free with this! The sandwiches they have at the DCA location are yummy! Here are my regular apps: Viggle (check in on tv), Shopkick (scan items on your phone when shopping), Mom uses Mango Health (check in when you take your daily medications, including vitamins!). I'm sure there's plenty more, but they're SUPER easy!!! - SPandEvLover 3982.6 #31 6-5-14 3:28PMLike(8)Reply
Definitely utilize Costco. People have this impression that I have all this $$ to come to Disneyland everyday and that couldn't be further from the truth. I SAVE money by being here. I bring my own drinks & snacks like Triscuits, trail mix, apples and other tough fruits that can withstand the backpack; also Cliff & other snack bars. It saves a ton of money & energy. - apesandmonkeys 6523.4 #14 6-5-14 1:37PMLike(5)Reply
Great tips thanks for posting this! I think everything I was going to say was covered. Oh maybe one thing along with using Costco. If you're going to eat at restaurants then get the discounted gift cards to the restaurant of your choice there. They have $100 gift cards for $74.95. - AriellesMom 91.8 #3633 6-30-14 10:23AMLikeReply
Frozen water bottles, jerkey, pop tarts and Pringles are always in our backpack. If we really are trying to save money, we walk to McDonald's for lunch. - FoolishMortal138 365.9 #592 6-30-14 11:20AMLikeReply
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#HalloweenScreams i went to the parks today JUST to watch the Halloween fireworks. for those who don't know, if the fireworks are canceled during a Halloween party due to wind or weather they will have the fireworks show the next night fo More...