Guests at have been struggling with limited transportation options both to and from the and around , especially since the end of Disney’s Magical Express service earlier this year. just announced, however, that a favorite previously offered service will be returning to help Guests get around the parks and resorts easier than ever. This summer, the powered by Lyft will make their return to !
Watch the official announcement from Disney below:
Each operates similarly to other rideshares, where Guests can request a ride through the app to have a van pick them up. Guests are able to set their destination to anywhere on property, including each Disney theme park, Disney’s has a leg up over other rideshares as they always have a available., water park, , and select partner resorts. And, for Guests visiting with small children
Another favorite perk for Guests using Minnie Vans in the past has been the ability to be picked up right at the rather than at the Transportation and Ticket Center. Again for Guests with small children especially, those looking for a private ride out of the park often find it easier to pick up a van right outside the rather than having to hop a boat or monorail to the Transportation and Ticket Center first. For EPCOT, Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s , the pickup area is located on the closest end of the parking lot.
Each is also a Disney Cast Member, so Guests can expect the same level of quality and service from the rest of their vacation to carry over to this exclusively . Minnie Vans are the best form of the on the way. for going from to , since they do not require you to stop at a theme park to switch buses (or boats or monorails). For instance, a staying at Disney’s could simply request a ride to Disney’s to dine at Chef Mickey’s rather than having to stop at
Of course, one major reason Guests have been hoping for Minnie Vans to return has been to fill the need of ground transportation both to and from Orlando International Airport. Minnie Vans will offer Guests a quick way to go from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) right to the entrance of their Disney resort, all while staying within the Disney magic, and arriving to their destination safely and quickly. Since Disney recently removed the option to book other private ground transportation as an add-on to Walt Disney World vacation packages, Minnie Vans are the easiest way to fill that need.
Disney has not yet confirmed a return date or if any changes to prices have occurred for Minnie Vans other than Summer 2022, but we will keep you updated as we learn more here on Disney Fanatic.