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Important Notices regarding Travel, Construction and Renovations at various Disney Vacation Club Resorts and Theme Parks:

Know Before You Go

Guests that do not have a park ticket tied to their My Disney Experience account cannot make a Park Pass reservation. Guests without a Park Pass reservation will not have access to the Walt Disney World theme parks.

Park tickets and access to the parks through Disney's Park Pass System are outside of the DVCR Rental Agreement; these items are the sole responsibility of the guest.


April 19th 2022 - Update to Walt Disney World's Face Covering Policy:

Face coverings are optional for guests in both outdoor and indoor locations, as well as Disney transportation. Disney recommends guests who are not fully vaccinated continue wearing face coverings in all indoor locations, including indoor attractions and theaters, and on enclosed transportation.


For up to date information on Walt Disney World's policies, procedures and practices, please review Disney's Know Before You Go links located here; https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/experience-updates/resorts/ & https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/experience-updates/parks/

Walt Disney World Dining

Walt Disney World has shifted from a 180-day booking window to a 60-day booking window for dining and experience bookings. This shift to a 60-day booking window is designed to allow Guests to make their plans closer to their visits.

Travel Notice Regarding the Villas at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel

The Villas at Disney's Grand Californian Hotel has reopened and is once again welcoming guests and owners to their resort.  As part of a phased reopening process, restaurants, amenities, and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity, and subject to limited availability or closure.

Beginning Friday July 30th, Disney is requiring that all guests and Cast Members wear a face covering in all indoor locations at Disneyland in the parks and resorts.   

For up to date information on Disneyland's policies, procedures and practices, please review Disney's Know Before You Go links located here; https://disneyland.disney.go.com/en-ca/experience-updates/hotels/ and 

  https://disneyland.disney.go.com/en-ca/experience-updates/

Aulani's Know Before You Go

Aulani, Disney Vacation Club Villas in Ko Olina Hawaii, has reopened their doors and is once again welcoming guests and owners to their resort.  As part of their phased reopening, rooms, experiences, restaurants, amenities, and other offerings may be modified or unavailable, limited in capacity, and subject to limited availability or closure. Offerings are not guaranteed. 

Disney has taken enhanced health and safety measures. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present.

There are specific instructions and requirements for all visitors to Hawaii, which may include mandated quarantine or pre-travel testing. View information about these requirements on the Hawaii Tourism Authority Website; https://www.gohawaii.com/safe-travels

State requirements are subject to change. Please continue to stay updated on the latest travel alerts leading up to your planned stay.

Please review the Aulani Travel Alert located here; https://www.disneyaulani.com/travel-advisory/  


Refurbishments at Disney's Bay Lake Tower

Select recreation offerings, amenities, and services at Bay Lake Tower, including Top of the World Lounge, are temporarily unavailable.

Refurbishment of the Bay Cove Water Play Area at Disney's Bay Lake Tower

The Bay Cove Pool splash pad area at Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort will be closed for a brief refurbishment beginning in mid-February. During this time, Guests staying at Bay Lake Tower and Disney Vacation Club owners may use the Bay Cove Pool nearby

Narcoossee's Refurbishment at Disney's Grand Floridian

Beginning June 18th 2022 Narcoossee's restaurant will be closed while it undergoes refurbishment. Disney expects the location to re-open with an enhanced dining experience later this year.

Construction at the Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa

Disney is working on grand plans to expand and enhance The Villas at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa.

Beginning March 1st, 2022 guests will notice construction and refurbishment work at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa during daytime hours. 

Most resort amenities will remain available to Guests throughout this work.

Lobby Renovations at Disney's Vero Beach

The lobby at Disney’s Vero Beach Resort will undergo a refurbishment from mid-April through late May 2022. During this time, the lobby will remain operational, and resort Cast Members will be present to help direct guests to the check-in location. 

Pool Refurbishment at Disney's Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa

Beginning January 2023 through late March 2023, the High Rock Springs Pool and On the Rocks Pool Bar at Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort& Spa will be closed for refurbishment. However, the Paddock Pool and other leisure pools will remain open for guests to enjoy throughout this refurbishment.

Know Before You Sail

For up-to-date information on Disney Cruise Lines policies, procedures and practices, please review Disney's Know Before You Sail link located here; Disneytraveltradeinfo.com/disneycruise.

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