Bonus park reservations continue to be added in November for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders

Nov 01, 2023 in "MyMagic+"

Posted: Wednesday November 1, 2023 9:41am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Disney has made additional Annual Passholder bonus park pass reservations available at the Walt Disney World theme parks during November 2023.

The bonus reservation days are available at Disney's Animal Kingdom, Disney's Hollywood Studios, EPCOT, and Magic Kingdom.

Here are the latest dates added in November.

  • November 5 - Disney's Hollywood Studios
  • November 6 - Magic Kingdom
  • November 7 - Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • November 8 - EPCOT

Previous bonus date announced for November are:

  • November 1 - Disney's Animal Kingdom
  • November 2 - Magic Kingdom

Bonus reservations do not count towards your allotted number of reservations, which is very useful if you have a trip planned later in the year to tie up your park pass allocation.

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Fido Chuckwagon17 hours ago

Still selling day tickets though. Stay Classy, Disney.

DCBaker21 hours ago

According to the Annual Passholder Park Reservation calendar, EPCOT is currently no longer available for new reservations on December 31. Magic Kingdom is also no longer available for new reservations on December 9, 16, 18 and 19, in addition to the 25.

Fido Chuckwagon4 days ago

Christmas is the one time of year the park pass system is needed and it’s a shame they couldn’t keep it (just for the last two weeks of the year) for next year. It made Christmas/new years week in the parks much more bearable than it used to be. Oh well.

DCBaker4 days ago

According to the Annual Passholder Park Reservation calendar, Magic Kingdom is currently no longer available for new reservations on December 25.

Laketravis6 days ago

I took 200+ high school band students to WDW (and USF) for 5 days in spring 2022. At WDW they were free to leave the resort after a 7am breakfast meeting and go to whatever park they wanted. They were required to be back at the resort at a predetermined curfew each night. I had a couple of parent chaperones stationed in the resort lobby during the day but the rest of the chaperones and band staff pretty much went on their own as well without any students. We only required the students to remain in groups of at least 3 (one to stay with the second while the third goes for help if needed) and send us selfies in front of identifiable landmarks at certain times during the day. Aside from the occasional lost backpack or park ticket, the trip went surprisingly well.

MisterPenguin7 days ago

And this is the reason why Day Tickets no longer have to make reservations. The number of Day Tickets is limited in number and pegged to a specific date range.

SingleRider7 days ago

As an AP, it’s nice to see the tables turned and ticket guests being locked out before APs.

Disstevefan17 days ago

I don't understand this. If you are staying on site in a WDW resort, you should be able to get into any park you want.

DCBaker7 days ago

According to the Walt Disney World website, reservations on December 31 at Magic Kingdom and EPCOT are currently unavailable for Resort/Ticket guests. Reservations at Magic Kingdom on December 25 are also currently unavailable for Resort/Ticket guests. More reservations may be released, so keep checking if you are looking to go on those dates.

DCBaker7 days ago

Walt Disney World has added five more days of Bonus Reservations for Annual Passholders in December. December 6 - Disney's Hollywood Studios December 7 - Disney's Animal Kingdom December 10 - EPCOT December 11 - Magic Kingdom December 13 - Disney's Animal Kingdom

brifraz8 days ago

Couldn't pull that off with only 3 staff and 109 kids, even if our district let us!! (not going to get into our very strict district rules on what transportation kids can use, which are the strictest I've ever experienced). It'll be a great trip - always have fun with my kids!

KDM310918 days ago

Since APs can hop anytime once the new rules go into effect, it seems to render the reservations useless. I understood them during COVID, but I don't see the point now.

surfsupdon8 days ago

I love hearing other stories. Seeing what works and what does not. We have staff in each park at all times, in case issues arise. We are very blessed. Have a great BIG trip!

brifraz8 days ago

Not to continue to derail the thread topic, but... our school district requires that all the kids on a school trip be in the same location (park is considered a location but WDW as a whole is not, kids have freedom within the park we go to) and that we have one staff member for every 40 kids in said location. Most districts in this area (at least those I'm familiar with) have similar rules. I can't imagine a school or school system dealing with liability concerns if a kids goes by themself to a park and gets hurt and there isn't anyone from the school system there.