Walt Disney World News Round-up For Monday June 1, 2020

Governor Ron DeSantis has approved Disney World's proposal which means that, Disney will officially reopen July 11th. Disney World's reopening is coming with a lot of new health and safety measures that range from social distancing to serious operational changes at the Parks. There was a lot of information that came out over the past week so let's take a look at some of the important Walt Disney World news you need.

Walt Disney World Reopening Plan ApprovedWalt Disney World Reopening Plan Approved

It's true, Disney dug into its reservations system and canceled just about everything from fast passes to dining to tours. Take a look at just What's Going On - And What You Should Do Next to ensure you have the least disruption possible to your summer vacation. If you're wondering just who counts as a "Disney World Resort Guest" during the reopening phases, our friends over at the Disney Food Blog have answers for you.

At Least You Will Still Be Able To Buy BalloonsAt Least You Will Still Be Able To Buy Balloons

If you are amongst the "lucky" future Disney guests that had a room and park tickets pre-booked for this summer you are still going to want to take a close look at your travel package. Major Dining Plan Changes have occurred, as in there will be no Disney Dining Plan available. One key reason for this decision is that Character Dining is to be Temporarily Canceled in Disney World during the reopening phase. Is there a bright side to this? Well, maybe. Guests With Rescheduled Disney World Trips Due To Closures Receive 35% Room Discount In Place Of Canceled Free Dining Plan. It's clear that those that stay in the know are going to be the winners at Walt Disney World this summer.

How about a little fun foodie news, come on, we all need a little more fun news in the world right now. Check out the Gold Rush Sundae at Ghirardelli Soda Fountain! If nothing else brings the sun shine this sweet golden treat will brighten up your day.

Character Dining And Dinning Plans CanceledCharacter Dining And Dinning Plans Canceled

Emails have gone out to AP holders letting them know that they won't be forgotten when it comes to making Park reservations Disney Launched A New Annual Passholder Webpage with information on the Reservation System that they need to know. It has also come to our attention that AP holders will be amongst the first people back in the Disney Parks as Disney World Will Offer Annual Passholder Previews.

New Annual Passholder WebsiteNew Annual Passholder Website

While most people think of a Walt Disney World vacation as full of theme park adventure, the truth is that there is more than enough to fill a vacation at Disney without going to the Parks. Check out this article from AllEars.net How to Have a Great Day at Walt Disney World Without Stepping Foot in the Parks.

We do love Disney Parks though, but as we have already seen things are going to be a little different once the gates are open again. A Union Memorandum Suggests EPCOT's World Showcase May Be Temporarily Staffed Without Cultural Representatives. While this is a significant change to the Epcot experience, we're sure that touring the world in a day will still be great fun.

That's all for now, see you real soon!

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