Park hopping returns to Walt Disney World in January

BAY LAKE, Fla. — Walt Disney World announced Friday that park hopping will return to the resort in January.

The option will be available for guests who purchased a ticket or annual pass with the park hopper option beginning Jan. 1.

Disney said guests must make a reservation for the first park they plan to visit and enter that park before visiting another. At this time, a park reservation is not required after the first park but reservation requirements could change.

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The resort said guests can use their park hopper options at beginning at 2 p.m. until the parks scheduled close time.

The ability to visit another park will be subject to the park’s capacity limitations, according to Disney.

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Walt Disney World spokeswoman Erica Ettori released the following statement:

“As we continue to operate in a responsible way, we are reintroducing the Park Hopper option so our guests have the opportunity to see and do more during their visit while we manage attendance and foster physical distancing.”

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