This post is inspired by my sweet friend Heather- hi Heather!
A lot of people, including those that go to Disney often, get confused by the digital FastPass+ system in place at Disney World (not yet in Disneyland). And to be fair, it can be very confusing. There is a lot of preparation involved, as well as a lot of stress when it comes to booking Fast Passes for popular rides, and making sure everyone in your party is linked in MyDisneyExperience.
For those totally out of the loop, a Fast Pass is like a virtual “skip the line” ticket- it gives you a shorter wait time for an attraction, and you get a certain time to come back and ride the ride once you book one. The Fast Pass lets you wander the park and ride other rides, until it’s your turn to come back. And now, the Disney World Resort lets you book them ahead of your trip, or at designated kiosks once inside the parks. However, I strongly advise booking in advance.
Here’s a step-by-step guide: