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PHOTOS: First Lightning Lane Signage Goes Up, Replaces FastPass+ Signs at Magic Kingdom

Though Disney Genie Service and Genie+ are not yet available, we’re now seeing our first sign of the FastPass+ replacement in Walt Disney World.

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The FastPass+ sign at Magic Kingdom’s “it’s a small world” has been “replaced” with a Lightning Lane sign.

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It’s just a poorly-matched decal.

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Genie+ will allow guests to pay for access to an attraction’s Lightning Lane, where they can skip the stand-by line.

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Of course, the lane is not yet available and Cast Members standing in front of it were directing guests to the main entrance. Disney Genie is set to launch this fall.

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The FastPass+ line at Tomorrowland Speedway has also become a Lightning Lane.

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From a distance, this sign matches a little better than the “it’s a small world” sign.

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Up close, however, we can still see the debossed “FastPass+ Entrance” beneath “Lightning Lane.”

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Jungle Cruise—no stranger to new signage—also has an updated Lightning Lane sign.

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It has yet to be yellowed and weathered to match the stand-by entrance, but that will happen with time no matter what.

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Flat signage is being completed first, as three-dimensional FastPass+ signs will need more than just an updated decal. Many signs will need to be replaced entirely.

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Lewis
Lewis
1 month ago

They’re being so cheap now they can’t even be bothered to replace the whole sign 🤦🏼‍♂️

May
May
1 month ago
Reply to  Lewis

Looks that way, doesn’t it? How funny

Harry
Harry
1 month ago

Disney is too lazy to make a new sign that makes it impossible to see a fast pass+ sign

May
May
1 month ago
Reply to  Harry

Hopefully it’s just a temporary measure before the real signs are ready. Otherwise it is all too funny

tru-blu
tru-blu
1 month ago

Something that I will not be paying for! LOL

Jessica McConnel
Jessica McConnel
1 month ago

Just me, or does ring a Harry Potter bell instead of a Disney one?

James Pierce
James Pierce
1 month ago

I hope they revert the paid fastpass, because I feel like they are gonna end up like EA, which means they do not care about their fans and only cares about money.

Kevin Douglas
Kevin Douglas
1 month ago

Did anyone ever stop to think that Lightning Lane might be a poor choice of names for central Florida? It doesn’t sound like a place you’d want to be on a mid-August afternoon in Orlando.

May
May
1 month ago
Reply to  Kevin Douglas

I will forever call it fastpass. I will not let anybody in my family call it the new name. It’s too difficult to say, for one thing.

Joe
Joe
1 month ago

Wow Disney… Thanks for not letting the average family be able to enjoy a few rides with not much of a wait.

beautiful gorgeous
1 month ago

Further evidence that Disney is changing its business plan to catering to the 1%. They are no longer interested in the middle class with kids. Maybe they don’t spend enough for Disney’s taste. I’ll stay in the peasant line; they are my kind. Humble and just happy to be there.

Doug
Doug
1 month ago

If it is not starting right this second then why put cheap stickers on now. Closer to time just install proper signs. Cheapek strikes again. What a horrible choice for Disney.

May
May
1 month ago

I wonder if the Tomorrowland Speedway CMs did that on purpose to show their embarrassment of the new LL to say they don’t forget the fastpass

Steve R
Steve R
1 month ago

We still have walls and dirt piles in EPCOT but they sure stopped with they were doing to slap up the Lighting Lane decals everywhere..

Steve R
Steve R
1 month ago

Bobby C. found something he likes even more than paint! Decals!

Deb
Deb
1 month ago

Okay Disney, can you explain this scenario? I pay the $15 for the Lightning Lane. Told that I can go back in 45 minutes. I go back back on time and then get to wait another 15 minutes to board the ride. What happens if I don’t get immediate access? And yes I have waited more than 15 minutes for Fast Past boarding.