Genie+ Hits Highest Price in WEEKS at Disney World

It’s a holiday weekend in Disney World, and you know what that means.

Hollywood Studios

It means a three-day vacation for a lot of people, which makes them think, “Hey, let’s go to Disney World.” That means you can expect crowds, getting advance dining reservations could be tricky, and Genie+ will cost a lot more due to surge pricing based on demand. Well, Genie+ DOES cost more today.

Over the past few weeks, Genie+ has been around $18 to $20 per person. Well, today, that’s gone up — by quite a bit. Today, Genie+ is $29 per person. Basically, that means Disney is expecting greater demand (due to more people in the parks) for the service.


This also means you can probably expect long standby lines today if you choose not to purchase Genie+. There are some strategies, though, you can use to shorten your wait times on a busy day. First, manage your expectations. Make a priority list of your must-do rides and focus on those. 


You could also go in with a strategy to only ride those attractions with shorter wait times. You may end up discovering a new favorite ride. Also note that on busy days, the Individual Lightning Lane option for rides like Rise of the Resistance and Flight of Passage sell out early in the day (by the time we wrote this, they were gone).

Rise of the Resistance

A good time to hit up attractions is during nighttime shows, so skip fireworks and Fantasmic! and hop in those shorter lines. If you time it just right, you could end up on an outdoor ride DURING fireworks, which is fun and gives you a unique perspective during the show.

Skip the fireworks and ride instead!

Or, of course, you could just go ahead and purchase Genie+ for you and your party and access those Lightning Lanes — ultimately, it’s up to you if it’s worth it. If you need to know more about Genie+, we’ve got a comprehensive guide here.

Whew. We know that planning a Disney World trip is A LOT. And this Genie+ thing can be so confusing – which is why we bring you posts like this so often But we’ve also put together a complete guide in ebook format that gives you all of the info you need, all in one place! Use code WDW2023 for 25% off our DFB Guide to Dining at Walt Disney World.

Join the DFB Newsletter to get all the breaking news right in your inbox! Click here to Subscribe!

Don’t Miss Out on Any Disney Fun!

Order Your Copy of the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining Today!

With more than 900 pages, the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining is full of tips and planning tools developed by Disney World experts over 30+ years of visits. We’ve done the research for you, so you’ll know just which spots will uniquely suit your family’s needs!

You’ll get a Reference Guide, a 101 Plan, and a Printables and Resources Guide! With mini-reviews of every single restaurant, bar, lounge, kiosk and more; an entire chapter on the best snacks in Disney World; full Disney Dining Plan analysis; and a full chapter on discounts and deals; you’ll have everything you need to plan your best vacation yet.

Click here to order your copy of the 2023 DFB Guide to Walt Disney World Dining E-book with code WDW2023 to save 25% off the cover price today!

Use code WDW2023 at check-out for 25% off the cover price today!

Our guides are backed by a 100% money-back guarantee, so you have nothing to lose. 🙂

Are you in Disney World this weekend? Will you be purchasing Genie+? Let us know in the comments!

The post Genie+ Hits Highest Price in WEEKS at Disney World first appeared on the disney food blog.


Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.