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When Does Disney Genie Start at Disneyland?

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Disney Genie, a revolutionary service designed to enhance the guest experience at Disneyland, officially launched on December 8, 2021. This comprehensive service, which includes Disney Genie and Disney Genie+, is integrated into the Disneyland app and is designed to provide personalized itineraries, faster access to attractions, and more.


Disney Genie, a service designed to enhance the guest experience at Disneyland, officially started on December 8, 2021. It’s integrated into the Disneyland app and offers personalized itineraries, faster access to attractions, and real-time updates on park information.

What is Disney Genie?

Disney Genie is a suite of tools designed to enhance guests’ experiences at Disneyland by helping them maximize their time in the parks. There are three main components to the Disney Genie service:

  1. Disney Genie (Free): A complimentary digital planning assistant that creates personalized itineraries for guests based on their preferences and interests. It also provides real-time updates on wait times, showtimes, and other park information.
  2. Disney Genie+ (Paid): A paid add-on that allows guests to access the Lightning Lane for select attractions, bypassing the regular standby line. This service replaces the former FastPass+ and MaxPass systems.
  3. Individual Attraction Selections (Paid): This feature allows guests to pay an additional fee to reserve access to the Lightning Lane for up to two high-demand attractions per day that are not included in the Genie+ service.

Which Attractions Does Disney Genie Cover?

Disney Genie+ covers a range of attractions and experiences at Disneyland. For example, at Disneyland, Genie+ covers Lightning Lanes for attractions like Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Haunted Mansion, and Space Mountain. At Disney California Adventure, Genie+ covers attractions like Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and Radiator Springs Racers.

How Does Disney Genie Enhance the Visitor Experience?

The Disney Genie service enhances the visitor experience by offering personalized itineraries, reducing wait times, and providing options for front-of-the-line access to popular attractions. Visitors have reported that using the Disney Genie+ service can help them get on more rides with less waiting, potentially saving hours of time and ensuring they experience more attractions during their trip.

How Much Does Disney Genie Cost?

While the Disney Genie service itself is complimentary, Disney Genie+ is a paid service that starts at $25 per ticket per day and provides access to the Lightning Lane for select attractions.

How Can Visitors Access and Navigate Disney Genie?

Visitors can access the Disney Genie service through the Disneyland app. The service is easy to navigate, with options to customize your itinerary, check wait times, and purchase Genie+ or Individual Attraction Selections.

Who Can Use Disney Genie?

Disney Genie can be used by visitors of all ages at Disneyland. There are no specific age restrictions for using the service.

In conclusion, Disney Genie is a game-changer in enhancing the visitor experience at Disneyland. By offering personalized itineraries, faster access to attractions, and real-time updates, Disney Genie ensures guests can make the most of their time at the park.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Disney Genie for planning dining experiences at Disneyland?

Yes, Disney Genie can assist in planning dining experiences. It provides recommendations based on your preferences and can even help you make reservations.

Is Disney Genie available for use at Disney World?

Yes, Disney Genie is also available at Disney World. It is integrated into the My Disney Experience app, similar to how it is integrated into the Disneyland app.

Can I choose to use only the free features of Disney Genie without opting for the paid services?

Absolutely! Disney Genie offers a host of free features including personalized itineraries and real-time updates. The Disney Genie+ and Individual Attraction Selections are optional paid services.

Is Disney Genie available for use on all days of the week?

Yes, Disney Genie is available for use seven days a week during park operating hours.

Can I change my Disney Genie itinerary once it’s been made?

Yes, you can change your Disney Genie itinerary. The service is designed to be flexible and adapt to your day. If your plans change, Disney Genie can adjust your itinerary accordingly.

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