How Disney Genie+ Will Be Different at Disneyland

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We’ve grown used to hearing about Disney Genie+ at Walt Disney World since it rolled out in October. The Disneyland version is going to be available on December 8, and not everything will be the same. Here are the major differences.

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The first is the price point. At Walt Disney World, Disney Genie+ costs $15 per person, per day. At Disneyland, it will be $20 per person, per day. That is the same that the now retired MaxPass used to cost, and the service is similar.

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Part of the reason why Disney Genie+ costs more at Disneyland is that all of your PhotoPass downloads are included. That right there will make it worth the price for many Guests. Disneyland does not have a program like Memory Maker, so if you like to take advantage of PhotoPass, Disney Genie+ will be your best option.

Disney Genie+ will not have the augmented reality lenses at Disneyland, those are just for Walt Disney World.

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One feature that Disney Genie+ will have at Disneyland that is not available at Walt Disney World has to do with sound. According to Disney Parks Blog, your $20 will include:

“…fun new audio experiences that let you discover the parks in cool new ways—through fascinating fun facts and behind-the-scenes insights.”

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Like at Walt Disney World, those who purchase Disney Genie+ will have access to Lightning Lane. At Disneyland, there will be 19 attractions to choose from.

Related: The Top Three Complaints About Disney Genie+, Part One

Individual Lightning Lane will also be available for purchase through Disney Genie at Disneyland. The choices will be as follows:

Related: The Top Three Complaints About Disney Genie+, Part Two

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The cost of Individual Lightning Lane is expected to be between $7 and $20 each.

Related: The Top Three Complaints About Disney Genie+, Part Three

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About Paula K

I grew up in Western Massachusetts. When I was nine my family went to Disneyland and I was hooked. I grew up, attended New England College in Henniker, NH and eventually moved to Virginia. I worked as a disc jockey, married and became a full time mom when our daughter was born. Fast forward several years. In 2010 we moved to Central Florida and my Disney obsession grew. I now work as a freelance writer and spend my spare time in the parks. Under the name Paula Brown I penned the novels Dream Wanderers and The Coffee Cruiser. I also am a co-author of Dining at Walt Disney World: The Definitive Guide. I'm obsessed with Star Wars, so this is a good time to live in Central Florida. I've been a vegetarian for well over a decade, a choice that my daughter eventually made as well. While my husband still hasn't joined us fully he has given up most meats except for seafood. I was relieved to find that vegetarian dining is not difficult at Walt Disney World.