Disneyland Has Indefinitely Cancelled Plans to Offer FastPass, MaxPass at Pirates of the Caribbean

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Slated to be added when Pirates of the Caribbean returned to the Disneyland Resort with the new auction scene on June 8th, 2018, the delayed addition of FastPass and MaxPass services were finally set to launch in early August at the classic attraction. Now Disney has completely halted those plans.

MaxPass readers installed, but not in use at Pirates of the Caribbean

While Pirates of the Caribbean has a pretty high capacity for guests, the queue has been strained in recent years and it is not abnormal to see it stretch through most of the waterfront area in New Orleans Square. The addition of FastPass and MaxPass would try to alleviate this issue, giving guests an opportunity to ride outside of waiting in the standby line. Disney has now decided this may not work out as planned and has indefinitely suspended plans to add the time-saving service to the boat ride.

Now, this doesn’t mean it will never happen, but it does seem unlikely anytime soon at least.

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Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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