Disney Parks Pass reservations begin and new availability calendar now available

Jun 22, 2020 in "MyMagic+"

Posted: Monday June 22, 2020 8:18am ET by WDWMAGIC Staff

Walt Disney World's Disney Parks Pass theme park reservations system has just gone live along with a new tool to view Disney Parks Pass availability.

Those trying to use the Disney Parks Pass reservation system have been greeted by a lot of early frustration with errors and no progress, and then as of 8:15am, a virtual queue was introduced. Despite the queue, reports from many users still suggest that that they are unable to make a reservation, and at the end of the virtual queue are receiving a blank screen or errors. A handful of users have reached out to us that they have been able to make reservations.

Debuting alongside Disney parks Pass is a new availability calendar, that allows you to check to see if your desired date and park is currently available before purchasing your ticket, Annual Pass or package.

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DCBaker4 days ago

Walt Disney World has added 2 more Annual Passholder good-to-go days in May: May 23 and 29.

DCBaker11 days ago

It appears some changes have been made to the park reservation selection process. There's an option now to refresh the calendar: It also appears that dates on the calendar are no longer showing as being blocked out if you have a reservation on that date. When you click on a previously reserved date, this screen and message now comes up:

DCBaker11 days ago

Another round of Annual Passholder good-to-go days have been added: May 19, 20 and 22.

DCBaker25 days ago

Walt Disney World has added 4 more good-to-go days for Annual Passholders: May 2, 7, 8, 9.

Royal Purple Pigment29 days ago

It takes me just as much time and effort to log on and see it is good to go. This reservation system was one of the big differentiators in the AP tiers aside from blackout dates. We rarely even use our reservations and have 5 of 5 available. I understand everyone is different but this whole thing is lame. It is so annoying that they never could incorporate it into the app and you had to launch a different website and log in again. They need to dump this lame system or add something as a tier level replacement to the AP program (free Photopass, etc.)

wdisney900029 days ago

People have simply said its annoying, exactly like you yourself just stated in your post. I don't see anybody making mountains. Individually, the requirements you need to be on your phone for are not that frustrating, but when combined, it just gets ridiculous.

bmr159129 days ago

I mean, do you though? Unless you’re coming on a peak week, reservations are always available to make day of. Heck, my wife and I change ours the morning of often. I don’t disagree that making reservations is annoying, but some of y’all make mountains out of things that aren’t actually issues. It makes sense though, doesn’t it? CPs came from all over to work at Disney because they love Disney. Most don’t care to do anything on their off day except go enjoy the parks. With that said, man, what a scheme. “Come work for us! With the little you make, you’ll give us a portion back in rent. We also know you’ll spend a lot of what you make back with us in the parks.” It’s almost voluntary slave labor.

GhostHost100029 days ago

interesting I would also suspect they spend on average way less than annual passholders

wdwmagic29 days ago

It is way way more than that. CPers alone make up a good number on a daily basis.

Bullseye196730 days ago

The fact that CMs have to make a reservation is absolutely insane!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! How many CMs are in a park on any given day? 50 or 100?. This is nuts but at least they can go again.

Disstevefan130 days ago

May the force NOT be with APers.

Rich Brownn30 days ago

Star Wars day ("May the Fourth be with you") :D

hopemax30 days ago

So far the good to go days for CMs have matched the AP days. CMs can see them on the calendar when they go to make a reservation.