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PHOTO: Walt Disney World Minnie Vans Spotted For Sale at Chevrolet Dealer

UPDATE: Representatives from Disney have reached out to WDWNT to state that these vehicles were not for sale.


Minnie Vans are back, but not in the way we’d expect. After mass layoffs and rumors of the service being discontinued indefinitely, a member of the “The Secret Disney Group” Facebook group has spotted two retired Minnie Vans for sale at their local Chevrolet dealer.

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These Suburbans were introduced in 2018, mainly as transportation to and from Port Canaveral for Disney Cruise Line. According to the poster, the cars are going for $45,000.

One of the Many Minnie Van Vehicles used at Walt Disney World
One of the many Minnie Van vehicles used at Walt Disney World.

Minnie Vans launched in 2017 as an alternative means of Disney-owned transportation around Walt Disney World Resort, in partnership with ride share service Lyft. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they were unable to continue operating and were rumored to be retired back in July before the theme parks reopened. It was finally confirmed in October that Minnie Van service had ended permanently. Minnie Van Cast Members were laid off and the fleet was returned to Chevrolet. These two Minnie Vans for sale further confirm the service won’t be returning.

Did you ever use the Minnie Van service? Let us know your experience in the comments.

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Brian
Brian
10 months ago

They are asking way too much for those vehicles. Their use at Disney World doesn’t change their value and depreciation.

Paul C.
Paul C.
10 months ago

We did it twice in 2018 and loved it. As others have pointed out before, it was a rare opportunity to have a knowledgeable CM all to yourself. My kids enjoyed it as a treat and it felt nice to have that car pull up for you. Now, my family and I had literally never used a ride share before or since, so take that for what its worth. The price seems to be what most nay sayers hung on. Yes, it was more expensive than actual Lyft or Uber. But if the cost difference between Uber and Minnie Van… Read more »

Angelina Schultz
Angelina Schultz
10 months ago

We loved using the Minnie Van service. We always had great service. I hate they aren’t going to be in use any longer.

Eddie Grass
Eddie Grass
10 months ago

Used the service on a trip and it made transportation between resort hotels easy with superior service. The cast member was very friendly and provided us behind the scenes facts and information about the areas we drove through. Very different from a normal ride sharing experience. Felt more like personal car service. Hope it can return one day when things are different.

Last edited 10 months ago by Eddie Grass
The Destroyer
The Destroyer
10 months ago

Drop the $45K to $20K and I’ll take one! I’ll repaint the thing at my shop!

Latinxduchess
Latinxduchess
10 months ago

I don’t think those are gonna fit in Tom’s apartment

Patrick
Patrick
10 months ago

They were actually very handy going from Animal Kingdom Lodge to Magic Kingdom as you got dropped off right at the bus stop area. Cost more but if you had a tight timing issue then it was very convenient to use.

LJS
LJS
10 months ago

We did use the service. Skye was our driver the night of January 20, 2019. She was fabulous, picking us up at the Polynesian and returning us to Saratoga Springs. My Minnie fan friend was so very delighted.

Wendy Johnson
Wendy Johnson
10 months ago

I used the Minnie Vans several times. I loved them! They were a fun and safe way to get to places on property, especially when trying to make a dining reservation or Rise of the Resistance Boarding Group!

Max
Max
10 months ago

As a driver you have most of your info wrong. As usual. I am on recall and we are confirmed to be returning. The vehicles being sold are old retired vehicles that have been replaced. As the person who sent the fake rumor we were closing I’m right

Tom Corless
Admin
9 months ago
Reply to  Max

They fired every driver idiot.

Belicia D
Belicia D
10 months ago

I read on another website that Disney confirmed they were actually just there for service and are not for sale 👀

Tom Corless
Admin
9 months ago
Reply to  Belicia D

Disney then confirmed that Stitch’s Great Escape was seasonal and that the Tower of Terror was not closing at DCA.

Robert Velasco
Robert Velasco
10 months ago

Which dealer? Stingray?

LAS
LAS
10 months ago

That’s too bad for Disney, however, if one were to purchase the vehicle and maintain it without too much wear and tear it would be worth a fortune in 50 years or so. Imagine what it would be worth in a Hundred years.

John
John
10 months ago

I did use the Minnie van at WDW in 2019. The driver was great, the trip seemed so short because she was so bubbly, informative and interested in our day. Great classic Disney music in the stereo, it was a pricey but so Disney way to get around the resorts. I for one am saddened at the loss.

Joe
Joe
10 months ago

Is That For 1 or Both?
NEW Suburbans Go For 50K+
Yet “Decked Out In Minnie Color Paint Scheme” Just ONE of These Used Will GO Over 45K++
Due To Nostalgia
And Being A LARGER SUV, Rarer Then The Mini Van’s Used Mostly On WDW Property!
It Would NOT Suprise ME If One Went For Over 100K (if properly authenticated)

Thanks For Posting

The Best
Joe

Matt R
Matt R
10 months ago

The Minnie Van service saved our bacon a couple times when we were running short on time for a reservation. The vehicles were luxury and the cast member drivers where amazing to talk to, very knowledgeable and friendly. Sad to see this service end.

Jen
Jen
10 months ago

So upsetting! We used them so much!

Michael Healey
Michael Healey
10 months ago

We used it in december 2019. It was so cool for the kids. Shame its ending.

Lori Diangelis
Lori Diangelis
10 months ago

We loved the Minnie Van’s. We were a group of 10 with 3 people using ECVs. We would call in the morning and 2 vans would arrive. Always got to the parks before opening with no hassles. If we waited for busses which only fit 2 scooters we never would have made it in time. Best money we invested the whole trip. The drivers were really nice and shared fun facts about the parks on our drive. I will truly miss the Minnie Vans

Cari
Cari
10 months ago

I have a child in a wheelchair and the Minnie Vans made our experience so much more enjoyable. I’m so so sad they are gone. I’m not sure how we are going to replicate that easy travel method when we return.