Exciting Upgrades To FastPass+ At Disney World

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Exciting news about FastPass+!

Over the weekend, Disney rolled out a few tweaks to the FastPass+ system that are sure to be a hit with guests. It is now easier than ever to make and customize your FastPass+ reservations. Guests no longer have to waste time or energy visiting a kiosk to make their fourth rolling FastPass+ selection, but instead can use the My Disney Experience app to make all additional choices after the first three FastPass+ reservations have been used. And the best part of all about this change…the fourth FastPass+ can be in ANY park. That’s right folks, you can be eating a Dole Whip in Magic Kingdom while you’re booking your fourth FastPass+ for a thrilling ride on Tower of Terror in Hollywood Studios.

Fastpass+ 2The second change is more of a minor one, but should be helpful during the planning process. In the past, guests were forced to book the initial three FastPass+ reservations all at once and were assigned ride return times. Now guests may book each reservation one at a time selecting the times that they actually want. So no more having to reschedule all of your assigned FastPass+ times!

To take advantage of all of these exciting new features, be sure you are using the most updated version of the My Disney Experience app.

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TouringPlans – Touring Epcot Without Fastpass+ Or Dining Reservations

As a reader of a Disney blog, I’m going to assume that you like to spend some time planning your Walt Disney World vacations. And if you’re anything like me, you might spend a lot of time planning (okay…obsessing) about all of the details that go into a perfect day.

So what is an uber-planner to do when they find themselves in Epcot with no Fastpass+ or dining reservations booked? No need to panic! I’m going to share with you my favorite personalized Epcot touring plan that requires no Fastpass+ or advance dining reservations, minimizes your wait times, and still allows you to experience all that Epcot has to offer.

Please click here to read my latest TouringPlans article and to see my plan in action!

What is your favorite way of touring Epcot without reservations?
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Fastpass+ Reservations Now Available For Epcot Eat To The Beat Concerts

Good news for Eat To The Beat Concert fans!

If you plan to visit Disney World this fall for the Epcot International Food & Wine Festival, here is some exciting news! Disney has just announced that Fastpass+ reservations are now available for the Epcot Eat To The Beat Concert Series that runs from September 25 – November 16, 2015. Here’s the current lineup (subject to change without notice):

  • David Cook September 25 – 27, 2015
  • Wilson Phillips – September 28 – 29, 2015
  • Christopher Cross – September 30 – October 1, 2015
  • Starship – October 2 – 4, 2015
  • Smash Mouth – October 5 – 7, 2015
  • The Pointer Sisters – October 8 – 9, 2015
  • 38 Special – October 10 – 11, 2015
  • Rick Springfield – October 12 – 13, 2015
  • Sugar Ray – October 14 – 16, 2015
  • The S.O.S. Band – October 17 – 18, 2015
  • Air Supply – October 19 – 21, 2015
  • Fuel – October 22 – 23, 2015
  • Tiffany – October 24 – 25, 2015
  • Dennis DeYoung – October 26 – 28, 2015
  • Jo Dee Messina – October 29 – 30, 2015
  • Everclear – October 31 – November 1, 2015
  • Boyz II Men – November 2 – 4, 2015
  • Sister Hazel – November 5 – 6, 2015
  • Big Bad Voodoo Daddy – November 7 – 9, 2015
  • Hanson – November 10 – 12, 2015
  • Maxi Priest – November 13 – 14, 2015
  • Chaka Khan – November 15 – 16, 2015

Performances will be at the America Gardens Theatre at 5:30pm, 6:45pm and 8:00pm daily and are included with Epcot admission. Fastpass+ reservations can be booked up to 60 days in advance for resort guests and up to 30 days in advance for all other guests by logging onto your My Disney Experience account. Book now – the Fastpass+ supply is limited. Should you not be able to obtain a Fastpass+, there will be a stand-by line available as well.

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If you are planning a vacation to Disney World, be sure to check out these valuable resources to help you save time and money:

Have you attended an Eat To The Beat Concert? Are you going this year?
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Daily Dose Of Disney – Designing Your Own Test Track Car

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Did you know that you design your own Test Track car only in the stand-by line and not the Fastpass+ line? Something to keep in mind when booking your Fastpass+ reservations.