WDWNT Daily Recap (9/8/21): Expedition Everest to Close for Over Three Months, Dave Bautista Bids Farewell to Marvel, Disney World Passholder ‘Bonus’ Reservations, ‘Muppets Haunted Mansion’ Premiere Date, and More


We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

New Walt Disney World Annual Passes Now Available


Walt Disney World Annual Passes are once again available for purchase both online and at the parks. Unlike when Disneyland Resort launched their new Magic Key pass program last month, there is currently no wait to purchase passes online. At the Transportation and Ticket Center, guests can purchase a new Annual Pass at the ticket … Read more

WDWNT Daily Recap (8/30/21): New Tiered Disney World Annual Passes, European Union U.S. Travel Ban, 50th Anniversary Stage Fully Revealed, Disney KiteTails, and More


We bring you a lot of stories every single day. Sometimes it’s hard to keep up. So in case you missed anything from our feed, we have rounded up all our stories in one place to get the news at a glance. Here is your Daily Recap for Monday, August 30, 2021. Walt Disney World … Read more

Blockout Date Calendar Available Through October 2022 for New Walt Disney World Annual Pass Types


Walt Disney World has announced four new Annual Pass tiers, which will be available for purchase on September 8, 2021. We now know the blockout dates for each tier through October 2022. Disney Pixie Dust Pass Most weekdays are available with the Pixie Dust Pass, while weekends are blocked out. Holiday weeks are also unavailable. … Read more

BREAKING: Walt Disney World Will Resume Annual Pass Sales by 50th Anniversary


Walt Disney World has confirmed that Annual Pass sales will resume by the 50th anniversary on October 1. The announcement was made on the Disney Parks Blog during the announcement for the new Magic Key Program at Disneyland, which replaces their Annual Pass program. More details about Walt Disney World Annual Passes are coming soon.

BREAKING: Disneyland Resort Surveys Guests on Different “Membership” Options That Will Replace Discontinued Annual Passes

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UPDATE: A new tweet from @imaginat1on provides a look at two alternate survey versions. The new screenshots show Passport and ticket options with modified blockout dates, features, and discounts. The pricing structure also varies from the initial survey. WDWNT will continue to update this story as more information becomes available. According to a tweet from … Read more

Disneyland President Says New Membership Options Are “Not Designed to Limit Choice and Flexibility” Compared to Annual Passes

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In the wake of canceling the Annual Passholder program, Ken Potrock, President of Disneyland, spoke to the Orange County Register about the resort’s future membership options. Though he didn’t offer any specifics, Potrock said that the Disneyland Resort team will be using the time while Disneyland and Disney California Adventure remain closed “to develop new … Read more

REMINDER: New Annual Passes Still Not Available at Walt Disney World

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With the news that Disneyland Resort is ending their Annual Passholder program, many have been worried about Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passes. For now it seems that Walt Disney World will be keeping their Annual Passholder program, however no new passes are currently being sold. This has been the case since last July when … Read more

Premier Passport Holders Must Manually Renew Their Walt Disney World Annual Pass by March 31


The announcement that Disneyland would be discontinuing all tiers of their Annual Passholder program not only affects passholders of the West Coast park, but also affects Premier Passport holders. Premier Passports offered guests the option to have annual passes to both Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. The Premier Passport will continue to work … Read more

BREAKING: Super Nintendo World Preview Lottery Coming for Universal Studios Japan Annual Passholders


While we all anxiously await the opening of Super Nintendo World at Universal Studios Japan in Spring 2021, Universal Studios Japan has announced some exciting news via their e-mail newsletter—Annual Passholders will be eligible to enter a preview lottery for Super Nintendo World ahead of its opening next spring! While details surrounding entry method, number … Read more

BREAKING: Tokyo Disney Resort Cancels Annual Passport Extension, Ending Lottery in December, Refunding All Annual Passports


Tokyo Disney Resort is resetting all Annual Passport-related matters to zero after December. In a shock move, the Oriental Land Company has announced that they are cancelling the Annual Passport extension and ending the lottery after December 2020. When the Tokyo Disney Resort reopened, the Oriental Land Company promised that extensions were coming for all … Read more

Walt Disney World Shares Annual Pass Refund Calculations Ahead of Cancellation Deadline

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Tomorrow marks the deadline for Walt Disney World Annual Passholders to decide to cancel their passes. Ahead of this, the resort has shared the calculations that will be used to determine how much guests will be refunded. From Walt Disney World’s website: The refund amount, if any, for each pass circumstance is unique and based … Read more

Walt Disney World Outlines Annual Passholder Refund and Extension Details Ahead of August 11 Deadline

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August 11th is the deadline to cancel your Walt Disney World Annual Pass, and to help guests make their decision on how they want to proceed, a push notification went out via the My Disney Experience app to discuss all of the Annual Pass options. Let’s take a look a the various options that are … Read more

Walt Disney World Annual Passholders Can Purchase Individual Tickets to Obtain Additional Theme Park Reservations; Amount Paid to be Used Towards Future Renewal

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If you’re an Annual Passholder who’s had trouble securing Disney Park Pass reservations due to limited capacity and availability, Guest Relations cast members have indicated a workaround so current Passholders can still obtain theme park reservations, even if they’re in low supply on the Park Pass Availability Calendar. Annual Passholders looking to dip into the … Read more

Universal Orlando Resort Rolls Back Summer Blockout Hours at Volcano Bay for Power and Preferred Annual Passholders

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Seasonal Passholders are getting more chances to enjoy the summer at Universal Orlando’s theme parks. With the parks recently reopening to guests, blockout dates through the month of July have been lifted for Seasonal Passes at Universal Studios Florida and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. Now, even more Annual Passholder restrictions have been lifted, with Power … Read more

Disneyland Paris Annual Passes to be Automatically Extended by 5 Months to Make Up for Park Closures

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Earlier in the week, it was announced that Disneyland Paris would be reopening on July 15, and since that point a steady stream of information has been released by the resort’s Guest Services, answering all our questions about how the COVID-19 pandemic and lengthy closures will affect future visits to the resort. A topic on … Read more