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Disney Changes Mind; Select Attractions Will Remain Genie+ Options

We previously shared the news that beginning August 7, 2022, several current Disney Genie+ attractions would become part of the Individual Lightning Lane selections. Now, it seems like Disney has changed its mind!

Previously, Walt Disney World’s website noted several popular Disney Genie+ attractions would be dropped from the list of rides available to Guests purchasing the $15 per person, per day Disney Genie+ service beginning August 7. The service allows Guests to skip the standby line for two or three attractions at a Disney Park.

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The fear was that with the most popular attractions all being dropped from Disney Genie+, the already questionable value of the service would dwindle even further.

We’re thrilled to hear that instead of all the popular attractions switching to a la carte, individual Lightning Lane purchases, the following attractions will remain part of Disney Genie+ including:

  • Space Mountain (Magic Kingdom)
  • Frozen Ever After (EPCOT)
  • Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure (EPCOT)
  • Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
  • Expedition Everest (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)
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@AshleyLCarter1 reported, “JUST IN: Disney has made an update to Disney Genie+. Space Mountain, Frozen Ever After, Remy’s Ratatouille Adventure, Mickey & Minnie’s Runaway Railway, and Expedition Everest will remain part of Genie+ Lightning Lane beyond August 7.”

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With Disney changing its mind, this means the only individual Lightning Lane attractions currently available will continue to be:

  • Seven Dwarfs Mine Train (Magic Kingdom)
  • Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind (EPCOT) – also available via Virtual Queue
  • Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance (Disney’s Hollywood Studios)
  • Avatar Flight of Passage (Disney’s Animal Kingdom)

Now, Disney’s website simply notes, “Experiences offered (subject to change without notice*).” We will be sure to keep Disney Fanatic readers updated as Disney makes changes to Disney Genie+ and individual Lightning Lane experiences.

About Jamie Sylvester

I'm a Disney nerd! A kid at heart who loves the magic and memories of Walt Disney World. I follow all things Disney and enjoy the vacations, day trips, and weekend getaways, and geek out over the planning of such events. My goal is to experience as many Disney desserts and cocktails as possible! Married to another Disney nerd and blessed with a daughter and son, we thoroughly enjoy the magic at Disney and are here to help others experience the magic as well.