How to Set Up Fast Passes

Fast Pass Guide

So, you've got a Disney Vacation on the calendar? Yay! You're going to have a Magical time! That is, as long as you're prepared! Rather than sit in the long lines in the hot sun all day long, avoid the lines and make the most out of your Disney experience with Fast Passes+! In today's blog, we'll cover exactly how to get the best out of your Fast Passes+ and make your vacation the most Magical one you've ever taken!

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Starting with Fast Passes+ is easy to do - all you need to do is use the My Disney Experience App or Disney's website to plan the rides you'll be taking throughout the day! You are able to sign up for a Fast Pass+ at up to three rides at a time, so after you've redeemed one Fast Pass+, you can just get signed up for another one! Making sure you stay on top of your Fast Passes+ can help you to maximize the amount of time you actually spend on the rides, and you can use the time in-between passes to explore the Park, eat delicious snacks, and take pictures with your favorite Characters! One really important thing about Fast Passes+ is the Tier system. While Disney doesn't display this information readily available on their website, once you start signing up for Fast Passes+ you'll see that certain rides are only eligible for signup one-at-a-time, and others have unlimited availability. Before we go any further, we'll go over the Tier system for each of the 4 Parks at Disney World, so you have that information at your disposal before you get started.

Epcot has five Tier 1 attractions that you can sign up for a Fast Pass+ for. As with all of the other Parks, you are allowed to sign up for one Tier 1 attraction at a time, so make sure to make your selections and be prepared to sign up for another Tier 1 Fast Pass+ as soon as you've redeemed the first!

If you'd like to see a written list, you can read all of the Tiers for each of the Parks below. 

Here is a list of the Tier 1 attractions at Epcot:
  1. Frozen Ever After
  2. Test Track
  3. Soarin'
  4. Illuminations: Reflection of Earth
  5. Epcot Character Greeting

While you're reserving a Pass for the Tier 1 attractions, you can reserve two of the Tier 2 attractions at a time (or three if you don't reserve a Tier 1 attraction), as is the case with the other Parks as well. Here's a list of the Tier 2 attractions at Epcot:
  1. Mission: SPACE
  2. Spaceship Earth
  3. The Seas with Nemo & Friends
  4. Living with the Land
  5. Pixar Short Film Festival
  6. Journey Into Imagination With Figment
  7. Turtle Talk with Crush
  8. Animal Kingdom
  9. Hollywood Studios
  10. Magic Kingdom
Here are the lists for the remaining Parks:

Hollywood Studios
Tier 1:
  1. Slinky Dog Dash
  2. Alien Swirling Saucers
  3. Toy Story Mania!
Tier 2:
  1. Rock 'n' Roller Coaster
  2. Star Tours: The Adventure Continues
  3. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  4. Voyage of the Little Mermaid
  5. Disney Junior Live on Stage
  6. Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
  7. Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular
  8. Muppet Vision 3D
  9. Fantasmic!
  10. Beauty and the Beast
Animal Kingdom
Tier 1:
  1. Avatar Flight of Passage
  2. Na'vi River Journey
Tier 2: 
  1. Kilimanjaro Safaris
  2. Expedition Everest
  3. DINOSAUR
  4. Kali River Rapids
  5. Primeval Whirl
  6. Rivers of Light
  7. It's Tough to Be A Bug
  8. Festival of the Lion King
  9. Finding Nemo Musical
  10. Adventurers Outpost Character Greeting
Magic Kingdom actually doesn't have Tiers for the attractions, so you are able to sign up for three Fast Passes+ at a time in Magic Kingdom at the specific attractions that have been made available to reserve passes for. Here is the list of Magic Kingdom attractions:
  1. Big Thunder Mountain Railroad
  2. Buzz Lightyear's Space Ranger Spin
  3. Barnstormer
  4. Dumbo
  5. Enchanted Tales with Belle
  6. Haunted Mansion
  7. "it's a small world"
  8. Jungle Cruise
  9. Mad Tea Party
  10. Magic Carpets of Aladdin
  11. The Many Adventures of Winnie the Pooh
  12. Meet Ariel at Her Grotto
  13. Meet Cinderella and Elena at Princess Fairytale Hall
  14. Meet Mickey at Town Square Theater
  15. Meet Rapunzel and Tiana at Princess Fairytale Hall
  16. Meet Tinker Bell at Town Square Theater
  17. Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor
  18. Peter Pan's Flight
  19. Mickey's PhilharMagic
  20. Pirates of the Caribbean
  21. Seven Dwarfs Mine Train
  22. Space Mountain
  23. Splash Mountain
  24. Tomorrowland Speedway
  25. Under the Sea - Journey of the Little Mermaid
There ya have it! Make sure you keep these lists handy for your upcoming Disney Vacation, and you'll be sure to have an absolutely fantastic time! One more thing to remember: if you can't get signed up for a Fast Pass+ for an attraction that you absolutely need to go on, that's fine, too! Sign up for Passes+ for the attractions you know you'll be able to get on, and hop in line for the must-go ride. By the time you're out of the line and off the ride, you'll be able to pick up right where you left-off with the rest of the Park!

Until next week, we wish you the best, and Stay Magical!

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