Disney Parks has announced that when “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” opens at EPCOT at Walt Disney World on May 27, it will use a virtual queue.
Here are the details:
Beginning at 7am on the day of their park reservation, guests with a valid ticket/pass and a Disney Park Pass Reservation for EPCOT for that day will be able to check for an available boarding group via the My Disney Experience app and request access to the virtual queue. This can be done before leaving their Resort hotel, or on their way to the park.
At 1pm, there will be another opportunity to join the virtual queue for anyone who wasn’t able to join a boarding group earlier in the day. Guests must actually be inside EPCOT to access this second virtual queue opportunity.
Each guest can enter the virtual queue no more than once per day during regular park hours.
Those who are registered guests staying at a Disney Deluxe Resort, Disney Deluxe Villa Resort, or other select hotels will have an additional opportunity to request to join the virtual queue at 6pm, on select dates during extended evening theme park hours.
Guests with this benefit do not need to be in EPCOT to request to join at that time, BUT will need valid admission and a theme park reservation for the same park on the same day to experience extended evening hours, or if they have a ticket or annual pass with the Park Hopper option and first enter the park where they made their reservation.
Disney added that joining the virtual queue does not guarantee the ability to experience “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind.”
Disney also says Guests with valid park admission and a park reservation may also have the opportunity to purchase an individual Lightning Lane entry to the attraction on the day of their visit.
At this time, there will not be a standby queue option for guests, until further notice.
It seems as though patience, and possibly a few extra bucks, will be needed to be able to enjoy “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” when it first opens.
Be sure to follow our “Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind” coverage to know what to expect from your visit to this new and exciting attraction.