A group of Disney-owned travel agencies have agreed to new travel restrictions across the US after a series of high-profile attacks in the country.
Disney, the parent company of ABC News, has suspended a number of the companies it owns, and is now allowing travelers from the US to use its services.
The Disney travel restrictions will apply to Disney theme parks, resorts, and theme parks and resorts across the United States.
Here are some of the new restrictions: Disney Theme Parks: All Disney theme park attractions will now require a “detailed itinerary and all appropriate travel documents” from all visitors.
Disney theme theme parks will also be restricted to Disney cruise ships, the Disney Cruise Line, Disney Vacation Club, Disney Family Vacation, and Disney Springs Resort.
Disney is limiting its list of travel options to those that are currently open to guests.
Disneyland Resort will be closed for two weeks to allow for a security screening of guests.
The following attractions and activities are restricted for the remainder of the year: Animal Kingdom and Animal Kingdom Park will close temporarily on March 13, 2019.
All other attractions will be open during normal business hours, but guests may need to obtain a resort pass for entry.
Disneyland Park will remain open for Disneyland and the Disney California Adventure Park, as well as the Magic Kingdom and Fantasyland Park.
The Walt Disney World Resort will remain closed for five weeks.
All Walt Disney California and California Adventure park reservations will be cancelled and reservations for the following months will not be processed: April, May, June, July, and August 2019.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom resort will reopen from May 20 through August 4, 2019, with the opening of a new Animal Kingdom Lodge on July 9, 2019 and the closure of Animal Kingdom Resort on October 11, 2019 through November 4, 2020.
The resort will be completely open until January 4, 2021.
Animal Kingdom’s Animal Crossing Town Square will be reopened on November 5, 2019; The Jungle Cruise will reopen on December 3, 2019 with a refurbished Jungle Cruise Village, while the Jungle Cruise Cruise Ship will reopen December 13, 2020 with new amenities, including new dining, new seating, and new lounges.
All Animal Kingdom restaurants and cafes will reopen and be open to dining guests.
Disney Springs will reopen for business on January 11, 2021, with new restaurant offerings, including the Animal Kingdom Restaurant & Brewhouse, Animal Kingdom Cafe, and Animal Planet Restaurant.
The park will remain a popular destination for families with guests coming from other states.
Disney has suspended reservations for any Disney vacation packages from the Disneyland Resort, Walt Disney Springs, and Disneyland Resort hotels in California and Hawaii.
All of Disney’s California Adventure parks will close on December 11, 2020 and the park will reopen in February 2021.
Disney Vacations: All of Disneyland’s California theme parks are now closed for the next six months and will reopen at the end of March 2021.
The new rules apply to both Disneyland Resort and Disney California Adventures.
All Disney-operated Disney parks, including Walt Disney Studios, Disneyland, and Star Wars Land, will be shut down during the winter of 2019-2020.
The closure will include all Disney-related services.
All attractions and services will remain available during the holiday season.
The Disneyland Resort may not be open for the duration of the closure.
The rest of Disneyland will remain opened during normal operating hours.
The remaining Disneyland parks, Walt Disneyland, Disneyland California Adventure, and Walt Disney’s Hollywood Studios, will remain in operation.
Disney Cruise Lines: Disney Cruise Ships will be banned from operating in California from January 6, 2021 through January 8, 2021 and will be restricted from operating during the first week of February.
Disney Resort California Adventure and Disneyland will also no longer be open from January 5, 2021 to February 8, 2019 due to the closure, respectively.
Disney California Entertainment, the Florida-based cruise line that operates the Disney cruise lines, will also cease operations in California starting January 8 and will not reopen until January 10.
Disney Family Travel: All Walt and Disney family vacation packages will be suspended from January 7, 2021 until January 9, 2021 due to California’s new law prohibiting minors from traveling without a parent.
All family vacation plans and Disney Vacating Passes will be temporarily suspended for the entire year.
Disney and its subsidiaries will not provide refunds to guests who are unable to visit the theme parks or resorts because of the restrictions.
Disney will continue to provide refunds for those who visit the parks and is offering its guests the option to visit with a group of family members who can travel on the same reservation.
Disney does not offer travel insurance for the theme park and resort industries, and no travel insurance plans are available for the hotels, restaurants, and restaurants.
Disney Parks: Disney Parks will be fully closed from January 3, 2021 into February 2, 2021 for refurbishment and will return to normal operations on February 11, 2022.
Disney Resorts International: All Disneyland resort and