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PHOTOS: Lightning Lane Left Space Mountain Standby Line ‘Broken’

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It appears that Lightning Lane troubles continue to impact favorite Disney Parks attractions to the point where Standby lines are completely abandoned. Twitter user @hastin shared a picture in line for Space Mountain at Disneyland Park in Southern California that shows the individual Lightning Lane entrance–the one Guests pay $15 per person to use–is longer than the Standby Line. It ...

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Disney Adds More Attractions to Genie+ Lightning Lane

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Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort are continuing to add more theme Park attractions exclusively to Genie+ Lightning Lane, and now two more are joining the Lightning Lane lineup! Journalist Scott Gustin has revealed that as of March 11, the Disney World Resort Festival of Fantasy Parade will be a Genie+ Lightning Lane event in the Magic Kingdom theme ...

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Three Disney Attractions Are Switching Exclusively to Genie+ Lightning Lanes

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Disney Guests have gone through many adjustments recently as Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort undergo changes, with the most notable change being the switch to Genie+ and Lightning Lanes, and the changes are continuing! Journalist Scott Gustin shared on Twitter that three Walt Disney World Resort attractions are being changed from Individual Lightning Lane selection attractions to Genie+ ...

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OpEd: Time to End Line-Cutting Options at Disney World

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If Walt Disney World is not going to bring back its FastPass+ system, then I say it’s time the mega-resort ends all line-cutting options at its theme parks (except for tours and those with the DAS pass, of course). The fact of the matter is that line-cutting measures increase standby waits longer, which, in turn, increases the demand to cut ...

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Are Disney’s Park Hopper Restrictions Causing Lightning Lane’s Problems?

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In the few months it has been an active part of the Walt Disney World experience, the new Lightning Lane system–whether via Genie+ or an individual basis–has been met with tremendous Guest backlash. One of the biggest complaints and mysteries of the FastPass-replacing line-cutting system is the inconceivable lines that Guests still have to endure while paying $20 per person ...

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Genie+, Lightning Lane Financial Success Despite Guest Backlash

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It appears that Disney’s new paid services Genie+ and Lightning Lane access aren’t going to disappear from the Guest experience any time soon as Disney’s Q1 2022 results reveal them to be a massive success. According to Disney CEO Bob Chapek, “In the quarter, more than a third of domestic Park Guests purchased either Genie+, Lightning Lane, or both. That ...

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