Plus no mountain for Moana (but she gets a consolation prize)
The Walt Disney World Park Pass reservation system has finally fixed one of its biggest issue. Plus Moana still isn't getting her mountain, and news on the return of full character greetings on Disney Cruise Line.
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Walt Disney World Park Pass Reservation System gets an Improvement
One of the biggest pains of the Disney World Park Pass system -- other than the fact that it still exists -- has now been fixed. You can now modify a park reservation, including date, park and party members (subject to availability), rather than having to cancel and re-book.
You can also book theme park reservations with different admission types – so whether you’re an Annual Passholder, date-based ticket holder or visiting with a Cast Member, you can all make your reservations at one time.
The question still remains though: for nearly 50 years we got along just fine without Park Pass. It came into effect during the Walt Disney World reopening stages of covid to limit and monitor crowd sizes. But that need has now passed. So why is Park Pass still here? It's an annoyance and yet another thing requiring advance booking for no good reason at all.
New Details about Moana's attraction at EPCOT: Journey of Water
If you're wondering what's behind those construction walls at EPCOT...
Journey of Water is an upcoming Moana attraction that will allow you to explore and engage with water as it travels from sky to ocean and back again: the natural cycle of water.
Fans Disney's Moana will see familiar shapes and characters carved into the rocks and waterways throughout Journey of Water. A great example of this is Moana herself, who will be positioned proudly – celebrating water’s arrival at the ocean.
So while we would still prefer the often rumored fourth mountain Moana attraction in Disney's Magic Kingdom Park, Journey of Water at least gives Moana a small nod at EPCOT.
Traditional Character Greetings Return Onboard at Disney Cruise Line
Traditional character greetings, up-close character greetings, including autographs, are now resuming across the entire Disney Cruise Line fleet.
New Dates for Star Wars Galactic Starcruiser Sailings
New on sale dates have been released for Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser. See below for the booking order for voyages through September 2023:
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