Full Details On WDW Club-Level Guests Buying Additional FastPasses, 90-Day Window With ‘Theme Park Extra’

Walt Disney World is always looking at ways of giving extra incentives to those who book different levels of lodging and tickets, and this one may entice people to up their resort stays. Guests staying at one of the on-property resort hotels already have the advantage of booking FastPasses at a window that starts further out. Now, it has been confirmed that those staying in club-level rooms will also have the option of purchasing additional FastPass+ selections.

UPDATED on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018

It all begins on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, as club-level guests at Walt Disney World will be able to purchase what is being called the “Theme Park Extra” package. Guests must be staying club level and have a three-day or longer park ticket or an annual pass to purchase this add-on.

The add-on will be $50 per guest per day and will include:

  • Three extra FastPass+ selections per day with a minimum requirement purchase of three days.
  • Guests purchasing “Theme Park Extra” in advance of their resort stay can book these three additional FPs at a 90-day booking window and even book more than one attraction in any Tier One. The same attraction may not be repeated with advanced selections.
  • Guests will be able to book these three additional FastPass+ selections in more than one WDW theme park if they have a park hopper.
  • One preferred viewing location per day for a Disney nighttime spectacular.

PLEASE NOTE: Disney has stated that this “Theme Park Extra” program is just in testing and that the additional selections for club-level guests will not affect FastPass+ availability for all other guests booking at the start of their 60-day window.

For those wishing to purchase the “Theme Park Extra” add-on, it is available for guests at these resorts and in these rooms:

  • Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge – Club Level
  • Disney’s Beach Club Resort – Club Level
  • Disney’s BoardWalk Inn – Club Level
  • Disney’s Contemporary Resort – Club Level
  • Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa – Club Level
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort – Club Level
  • Disney’s Polynesian Village Villas & Bungalows – Bungalows
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge – Club Level
  • Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Copper Creek Villas & Cabins – Cabins
  • Disney’s Yacht Club Resort – Club Level
  • Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Hotels – Presidential Suites, Governor Suites, Parlor Suites, Premium Alcove Rooms

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It was recently revealed that select off property hotels in the Disney Springs area would now have the ability to book FastPasses at 60 days out. This is something that seemed to be coming for quite some time, but it finally happened.

Now, reports claim that guests who book club-level rooms at Walt Disney World Resort hotels will the ability to purchase additional FastPasses. According to Chip Skambis of WFTV, this is Disney’s effort to expand premium services at a surcharge with hopes of convincing others to book higher level rooms.

While this is not yet set in stone or confirmed by Disney, Skambis states that he has received this information from a source who believes it to be true.

Not only has Skambis’ source come through with this information to start with, but they also revealed the possible price these additional FastPasses will cost.

As Skambis stated, Disney officials did not return a request for comment, but that is not unusual. If this is something that is truly in the works, Disney isn’t going to comment on the new procedure until they are ready to officially announce it to the public.

For now, this needs to be taken as speculation, as nothing has been confirmed by Disney at all. Still, with the number of details that Skambis has received, it doesn’t seem like something that came out of nowhere.

There are always numerous rumors that get spread about things that may or may not happen at Walt Disney World, and many never become a reality. Only time will tell if there is any merit to this information, but it could bring about more club-level bookings if it is true.

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