There have been numerous guests and unofficial tour guides that take advantage of the FastPass+ System at Walt Disney World. This has been occurring since the system first launched. How they have been doing it is by using second tickets that haven’t been scanned yet at the park entrance to obtain extra FastPass+ selections in addition to the 3 that they get for the admission that they used to get into the park. There are also guests that have a buddy with an Annual Pass book them FastPass+ and give them their band to utilize the FastPass+ selections, even if that person didn’t enter the park. This results in these guests getting extra FastPass+ selections, thus resulting in other guests not getting selections for desired attractions.
Walt Disney World has decided to crack down on this by confirming if the ticket linked to the FastPass+ was activated at the park that day. If the FastPass+ is linked to a ticket that wasn’t scanned in, even for an Annual Passholder that hasn’t going through park entry for the day, the guest won’t be allowed to use the FastPass+ and will be directly to the standby line. If a guest is a frequent violator of this rule, their My Disney Experience account will also be locked out. The is now word yet on what the guidelines will be to have the account reactivated, but they will have to work with Guest Relations and/or the support help for My Disney Experience to obtain access to their account.
This new policy will hopefully crack down on those out there abusing the system and make it easier for all guests to get some of their desired FastPass+ selections during their visit. What do you all think about this change?