How to Keep Teenagers Happy at Disneyland Paris | #ThisGirlEats

You see it on all the adverts: Disneyland Paris is the dream family holiday, where mums and dads can bask in the glow of their precious offspring while little kiddies and older siblings are enjoying themselves in perfect harmony.

Sounds great, but it doesn’t always work out like that!

While teething babies and toddler tantrums are just an accepted part of parenting life, it can be trickier to know what to do when it comes to the terrible teens. They’re not quite old enough to be left at home yet, so you drag them along on the family hols to Disneyland Paris and think, surely, you can’t go wrong. It’s the happiest place on earth, right?!

Many teenagers and adults love Disneyland Paris, but there are many elements that are, obviously, aimed at little’uns. Your teenager is probably more interested in their phone screen than anything else and would rather be watching YouTube than posing with Mickey Mouse and sailing through It’s A Small World.

But there are plenty of ways to keep teenagers entertained at Disneyland Paris without making them suffer through things that they’re simply “too old for” these days. Check out some of my top tips!

1. Bigger rides = bigger thrills

So, they might dig their heels in and refuse to be seen on the Mad Hatter’s Teacups, but I’m pretty sure most teenagers can be tempted into cracking a smile on some of the bigger attractions in the park.

Let them prove just how big and brave they are by daring them to ride The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, Big Thunder Mountain, RC Racer and Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain while the “wimps” wait on the sidelines.

RC Racer in Toy Story Playland

2. It’s a family show

The shows put on by Disneyland Paris are, of course, suitable for children. However, just because younger audiences can enjoy them doesn’t mean they isolate the older generations.

We’ve seen some incredible shows at Disneyland Paris that, while family-friendly, aren’t at all childish. The Lion King: Rhythms of the Pride Lands during the Lion King & Jungle Festival earlier this year was simply spectacular and performed in very cool, sophisticated way that wasn’t cheesy or hammed up for the kids. The Jungle Book Jive was a highlight of this season, too. We’ve also seen seriously awesome Star Wars projections during Season of the Force, jaw-dropping stunt shows like Moteurs… Action! and, of course, the nighttime fireworks.

Jungle Book Jive

3. In a galaxy far, far away…

Alright, so we’re still waiting on Galaxy’s Edge here at Disneyland Paris (and probably will be for quite some time…) but there are some decent themes in the park that will appeal to teenagers, probably even more than they would other generations.

We’ve had Season of the Force (Star Wars, obviously) and Marvel Season of Super Heroes, which I would’ve loved as a teenager. These seasons celebrate characters and films that small children might not have even seen before, so it’s definitely something aimed at older audiences. You’ve also got rides like Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain and Star Tours The Adventures Continue, plus a whole new Marvel land with superhero attractions coming soon, to go along with these more adolescent themes.

The Incredible Hulk statue from Marvel Season of Super Heroes

4. Shop ’til you drop

There are loads, and loads, and loads, and LOADS of shops at Disneyland Paris – and they aren’t just full of stuffed Goofy toys and Elsa and Anna dressing up costumes!

You can find plenty of grown-up clothing that looks really cool, and some gorgeous women’s clothes too that would suit teenagers down to the ground. Not only clothes, but you can also pick up some great fun snacks, accessories like bags, wallets and jewellery and homeware like mugs and bedroom decorations – definitely not for kids!

Homeware merchandise

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Snacks, Shows and Surprises: Halloween at Disneyland Paris | #ThisGirlEats

Halloween is one of my favourite times of year, so of course I couldn’t wait to celebrate the spooky season this year by visiting Disneyland Paris.

It was my first experience of Halloween at a Disney park and, after seeing how much the Anaheim and Orlando parks go to town at this time of year, my bar was set pretty high. We all know Disneyland Paris has its fair share of hits and misses, but I was hugely impressed by how spectacular the season was this year.

If you’re planning a trip to Disneyland Paris at Halloween, check out what the park has to offer below!

Food & Drink

For the foodie in me, the most important thing about any special season at Disneyland Paris is the new snacks up for grabs.

This year at Disneyland Paris you can get your hands on a huge range of tasty treats, from full-on meals to quick bites and sugary sweets. A great spot for a blood-curdling Halloween breakfast inside the parks is Victoria’s Home-Style Restaurant – we all know this spot at the top of Main Street is a favourite of mine, and it’s worth a visit even more than usual this season thanks to the orange Mickey waffle and Maleficent hot chocolate on offer.

Maleficent hot chocolate at Victoria’s
Halloween Mickey waffle at Victoria’s

If you’re looking for something more on the savoury side, restaurants such as Café Hyperion and Annette’s Diner are offering horrifying hamburgers (with questionably coloured buns…) and a pumpkin dessert – sadly we didn’t get to eat these because they didn’t have a veggie option, but the meals looked great fun for kids.

Halloween quick service menu

You can also pick up plenty of grab ‘n’ go snacks as you wander around, with loads of different cakes, cookies and pastries available. Keep an eye out as you stroll along Main Street for the Jack Skellington cookies and chocolate orange Mickey cake pops (Boardwalk Candy Palace), muffins and cookies sprinkled with Halloween magic (Market Street Deli) and Disney villain biscuits (Cookie Kitchen).

Jack Skellington cookie
Halloween cake pop
Halloween cookie

And, finally, one for the adults – head over to the Sports Bar in Disney Village for some creepy cocktails and pumpkin spiced beer!

Creepy cocktail at Sports Bar in the Disney Village

Character Meets

I’m not a huge fan of interacting with characters (or anyone, really…), but I do enjoy being a bystander and watching others meet their favourite Disney characters. This Halloween season saw some very random – but pretty great – meet ‘n’ greets.

Jack Skellington is, of course, massively popular this time of year, and can only be met by booking yourself a place in line on the Lineberty app – which I think is a shame, but maybe that’s just me. Other special character meets we stumbled across included Max at the entrance of the park and Mickey and Minnie in their adorable Day of the Dead costumes over in Frontierland.

However, the character who truly stole the show was Maleficent. With her own spot in Fantasyland, just behind the castle, she played a scary, scathing and brilliantly wicked villain and a crowd gathered simply to watch her interactions.

Maleficent character meet 


As with every season, Halloween at Disneyland Paris brings in some great new shows to entertain the whole family.

Are You Brave Enough? is a dastardly display of some of the best Disney villains, hosted by The Little Mermaid‘s Ursula. Taking place just to the right of the castle, it’s a short musical show which sees characters like Cruella De Ville, The Evil Queen and Gaston take to the stage. It’s pretty cheesy but good fun, and a whole host of rare characters make their way into the crowd at the end of the show, giving you a great chance to meet the likes of Governor Ratcliffe (Pocahontas), Jafar (Aladdin), The Queen of Hearts (Alice in Wonderland) and Judge Claude Frollo (The Hunchback of Notre Dame).

Are You Brave Enough?

The main event this season, however, is Mickey’s Halloween Celebration. It’s similar to the daily character parade and follows the same route, but is much shorter and only features Halloween themed floats. It’s got a super catchy song (seriously, I’m still singing it!) and some unique characters in their limited-edition spooky costumes, which is really exciting to see.

Decorations & themes

When you first walk into the Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris, Halloween smacks you in the face right away – in a good way, of course. From the huge banner over the entrance to the creative bandstand decor and ghosts and ghouls dotted all over the place, the park has really made an effort to get that autumnal vibe going right from the off.

Halloween entrance to Disneyland Park at Disneyland Paris
Halloween bandstand
Day of the Dead decorations in Frontierland


Disney never misses a trick when it comes to merchandise opportunities, and Halloween is certainly no different! You can barely move for Jack Skellington and Maleficent window displays, but they look so incredibly enticing that, honestly, you don’t really mind the overload.

If you know someone who is a fan of Disney villains or the more macabre side of the franchise (me, me, me!), this is the absolute perfect time to pick up some gifts – for them, or for yourself!

The Nightmare Before Christmas window display
Disney villain window display


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What Does the Future Hold for Disneyland Paris? | #ThisGirlEats

After the D23 expo back in August and a few announcements direct from the parks itself since, it seems that Disneyland Paris has cemented even more plans for its future. 

More news on Marvel

We’ve known a Marvel expansion is happening at Disneyland Paris for some time now, especially with the new Art of Marvel hotel due to open its doors next year. But now we finally have more details of what the actual land will involve.

Avengers Campus will take over the Walt Disney Studios Park, hopefully in 2021 – but we all know Disneyland Paris has trouble sticking to its deadlines! The land will include a new Spider-Man attraction, which should open with the first phase of the park, and will give riders “superpowers” so that they can sling webs alongside Peter Parker himself. It’s an immersive simulation experience, and we’ll get a sneak peek of the ride as it opens with the land next year in Disneyland California


Let it go…

We’ve heard rumours that the next stages of Disneyland Paris’ expansion will involve a Frozen land, but much before that we’ll see a Frozen Celebration take place in the park from January 2020.

This latest season – running from 11th January to 3rd May 2020 – will include a new daily show based on Frozen 2 (coming out in November 2019), a new parade float, themed food, drink and merchandise, as well as a new Frozen nighttime show – but this is only taking place on 27th, 29th and 31st January.


To coincide with the film’s sequel, a new attraction will open up a little ahead of the new season to get guests in the festive mood from 17th November. Art of Frozen – or Frozen: A Musical Invitation – has replaced the Art of Animation in the Walt Disney Studios Park. Visitors will step into this interactive attraction to meet characters from the movie and play along with them across its various stages.

Run with the princesses

You might be aware of the runDisney events – races which are held within Disney parks across the world – and Disneyland Paris has announced a brand new one for 2020. 


Between 8th to 10th May, guests of all ages can sign up for the Princess Run and take part in races of various lengths and stamina, all taking place throughout the parks. You’ll also get the chance to meet some Disney characters along the way and, we’re guessing from the name of this one, plenty of princesses!

‘Tis the season

Disneyland Paris have also confirmed a huge run of seasons to take place over this coming calendar year. Aside from the usual suspects – Disney’s Enchanted Christmas and New Year’s Eve Party – and the new Frozen Celebration, the park will host Electroland in summer next year and has confirmed that Legends of the Force: A Star Wars Celebration (11th January – 15th March 2020) and the Lion King & Jungle Festival (summer 2020) will both return. 



VIDEO: My Top 10 Rides at Disneyland Paris | #ThisGirlEats

As you might already know, earlier this year I decided that writing about one of my great loves in life (food, of course) just wasn’t enough and threw another into the mix – the wonderful world of Disney!

I wanted to give myself the opportunity to chat about the parks, engage with other Disney fans and maybe even come up with some helpful advice about Disneyland Paris, my closest Disney park.

Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disneyland Paris
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith at Disneyland Paris

I’m a total nerd when it comes to planning my Disney holidays – I want to know what rides to go on, how long the lines will be, where to eat and drink, which shows to catch and the absolute best way to make the most out of my trip!

I think there are some amazing videos out there chock-full of info on the American parks – Walt Disney World in Orlando and Disneyland in California – but the same helpful resources aren’t quite so readily available for Disneyland Paris. I know it’s not the most spectacular of the Disney parks but it’s still a hugely popular destination, especially for those of us who are much closer to Paris than the States!

Phantom Manor at Disneyland Paris

So… I decided to start making my own! We’re going to be filming during our trips to Disneyland Paris and creating some (hopefully!) useful, informative, interesting videos all about this park.

My first video is now LIVE (eek!) and I wanted to start off with an easy one. This first vid is a guide to my ten favourite rides at Disneyland Paris to give people a taste of what attractions to expect on their visit and because, well, it’s fun! Please be kind – I have literally ZERO experience in filming, voice overs, editing, YouTube, all that jazz. But I’m really excited to get the ball rolling on this new project and hope to improve with each video.

Check out ‘My Top 10 Rides at Disneyland Paris’ below. If you enjoy it then please, please, pretty please like, subscribe, follow, comment, anything and everything!

My Guide to Fastpasses at Disneyland Paris | #ThisGirlEats

If you want to get ahead of the crowds during your time at Disneyland Paris and need a little help, this guide to using Fastpasses should come in handy.

What is a Fastpass?

Fastpasses are tickets available at Disneyland Paris that allow you to beat the queues on certain attractions. While you might still have to wait a few minutes to get onto the ride, the Fastpass entrance will cut out most of the queue and allow you to join at the very last minute, usually compared to much longer standby lines.

How do Fastpasses work at Disneyland Paris?

Fastpasses are free to all Disneyland Paris guests. I’ll say that again – FASTPASSES ARE FREE TO ALL DISNEYLAND PARIS GUESTS! You don’t have to be staying at a Disneyland resort hotel, you don’t have to have a multi-day ticket, you don’t have to be a special member or annual pass holder. Anyone visiting Disneyland Paris with a valid entry ticket can get their hands on a Fastpass.

All you need to do is take your park ticket to the attraction and look for the Fastpass machines – usually just to the side of the ride entrance. Scan the barcode of your park ticket at the self-service machine and it’ll print off a Fastpass ticket for you with an allotted 30 minute time slot for you to return to the ride. Show the ticket to the cast member at the Fastpass queue entrance during your time slot, they’ll let you through and you’ll join the standby line pretty much at the front of the queue.

You must return to the attraction during the time slot on your ticket. It’s also worth noting that you can only use one Fastpass at a time, so you can’t run straight to every ride and book your time slots for the day! You’ll be given a time on your Fastpass ticket from which you will be able to book your next Fastpass.

Fastpass tickets for Ratatouille: The Adventure
Fastpass tickets for Ratatouille: The Adventure

Which rides have Fastpass queues at Disneyland Paris?

Not every attraction at Disneyland Paris has a Fastpass queue available. The following rides are currently the only ones that allow Fastpass access:

Disneyland Park
Big Thunder Mountain
Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast
Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril
Peter Pan’s Flight
Star Tours: The Adventures Continue
Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain

Walt Disney Studios Park
Ratatouille: The Adventure
Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith
Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

What are Super and Ultimate Fastpasses?

These are paid upgrades which allow extra benefits with a Fastpass. The Super Fastpass is the cheaper option and allows one-time access to either three Family Attractions or three Big Thrill Attractions. The Ultimate Fastpass is more expensive and allows either one-time or unlimited access (depending on your budget!) to all the Fastpass rides.

While these do have their benefits, such as not being restricted by time slots or having to wait before you can get another Fastpass, they’re really pricey for what they are. With a little know-how you can easily navigate the parks and get on all these attractions using free Fastpasses.

Standing in front of Sleeping Beauty's Castle
Standing in front of Sleeping Beauty’s Castle

How to get the most out of Fastpasses

It depends what rides you want to get on and how important those attractions are to your day, but here are a few of my tips when it comes to making the most of those free Fastpasses.

Family rides
The family attractions available on the Fastpass service – Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast, Peter Pan’s Flight and Ratatouille: The Adventure – are popular rides and all worth grabbing passes for if possible.

However, if you have to pick one, go for Peter Pan’s Flight. It regularly has one of the longest queues in the park and, although it’s a fantastic, classic attraction, the ride itself is so brief you’ll likely feel short-changed if you’ve stood in line for an hour.

Buzz Lightyear Laser Blast has a slow-moving queue, but towards the end of the day this will get shorter and you can probably jump in with a 15 minute wait time. As for Ratatouille: The Adventure, you’ll want to head over first thing during extra magic hours or rope drop to avoid long wait times. If you can’t get there early and do have to wait, don’t worry; this queue is fun, interactive and, basically, bearable.

Thrill rides – Disneyland Park
The big thrill rides in the Disneyland Park can all experience long wait times throughout the day, but it’s not too difficult to make time for each of them.

You probably won’t be able to grab a Fastpass for all of these rides, simply because of the time you have to wait in between passes and the limited number of passes available for each ride. But the good news is, you probably won’t need them.

The first attraction I’d recommend getting a Fastpass for is Big Thunder Mountain. It’s one of the biggest rides in the park and the line is always long; on a good day you’re looking at 40 minutes, on a bad day you’re more likely to see wait times of 90 minutes. It’s definitely worth riding, but get a Fastpass early on for this one.

A view of Big Thunder Mountain from Frontierland in Disneyland Paris
A view of Big Thunder Mountain from Frontierland in Disneyland Paris

The second attraction probably worth snatching a Fastpass for is Star Wars Hyperspace Mountain. It’s a really popular ride with both kids and adults, especially since its Star Wars overlay, and definitely one you won’t want to miss. You could get lucky with a short wait times cropping up occasionally but I wouldn’t count on it; there’s a good chance you could end up waiting 45 minutes in, frankly, a very boring queue. Get a Fastpass to avoid this.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is a tricky one; peak time (i.e. the middle of the day) can see long queues for this ride but, if you rope drop or hang around until the crowds die down, you’ll probably see wait times of 15 – 20 minutes. With this one, I’d actually suggest holding out for a shorter queue and getting in the standby line because the theming is excellent and worth checking out if you can jump in at a good time.

Do not waste a Fastpass on Indiana Jones and the Temple of Peril! It’s such a short coaster and honestly not that great, so you could end up throwing away a valuable time slot. It’s also not worth waiting in long lines for so, when you see a 45 minute queue time for this ride, don’t fall for it; wait until the end of the day and the line will shrink right down to around 5 – 10 minutes. At this point, it’s well worth jumping on for a fun coaster ride.

Thrill rides – Walt Disney Studios Park
Fastpasses at the Walt Disney Studios Park are really easy to figure out (for now!) because there aren’t many rides in the park with the Fastpass option available.

The two big rides in this park that do offer Fastpasses – Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith (soon to close for refurbishment and reopen as an Iron Man coaster) and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror – are both great attractions for any thrill seeker.

The frustrating thing with these rides is that both lines are actually themed really well and it’s a shame to miss out; however, the best parts of each queue are both still included if you join at the Fastpass entrance.

To be completely honest, there’s not much difference between these rides when it comes to a Fastpass strategy. On busy days wait times can creep up on both, with Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith sometimes hitting the 50 minute mark while The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror can reach wait times of 70 minutes; however, both rides are also known hover around 15 minutes all day sometimes.

If the wait times are short – anything less than 20 minutes – you might as well hop into the standby line because the theming really is worth checking out. However, if wait times are high, grab yourself some passes. Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith is a short ride so might not feel worthy of a long wait, whereas The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror feels like more of a complete ride experience. The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror also manages to load quite a lot of guests onto the three elevators so the queue moves along quite nicely. If you can only get a Fastpass for one I’d perhaps suggest Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith, but you can probably manage to grab both – and won’t struggle too much if you can’t get either.

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris

Disneyland Paris Just Revealed SO MUCH at InsidEars 2019 and I Am LIVING For It! | #ThisGirlEats

InsidEars – a social club for Disney-holics – just invited a whole bunch of influencers and fansite aficionados to a huge event where they revealed all kinds of exciting deets on what’s to come in the world of Disneyland Paris.

I’ve already let slip a few things I’m looking forward to over the next few years in Disneyland Paris, but this has shed light on new revelations as well as giving us some more info on things we already kinda knew about.

SPOILER ALERT: there’s some good stuff coming!

Phantom Manor is BACK!

Probably the biggest news (and the thing I’m most excited about, because it’s happening the soonest!) to come from #InsidEars is that we finally have an opening date for Phantom Manor! Or a re-opening date, I should say.

It’s been undergoing refurbishment for what – 16 months now?! Basically, a crazy long time, and we’ve been waiting to see what’ll happen when it comes back to life. And we’ll find out when it opens on 3rd May 2019!

From what we’ve heard, the pre-show will now be presented in both English and French, the story has been reimagined for an entirely different journey, many of the animations and effects have been tweaked inside the ride and the outer building has been totally renovated.

Phantom Manor (or Haunted Mansion in the American parks) has always been a popular Disney ride, so expect queues to rack up as people are eager to check out the changes – but luckily the continuous stream of Doom Buggies should cut through crowds pretty quick!

A new ‘Frozen’ attraction is coming

It’s no secret that the Art of Animation attraction will be closing down, and it’s no real surprise either. It was getting pretty dated – although I think it’s cool to see the history behind some of Disney’s most famous animations so I’ll miss that.

But alas, it’s being given the boot to make way for a new Frozen attraction which, let’s face it, will be WAY more popular! We don’t have an official name or opening date yet, but the ‘new Frozen experience’ will find its home at the forefront of the Walt Disney Studios Park.

The attraction will apparently take you through singalong rooms with your favourite Frozen characters like Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Sven and Olaf. It sounds as though this is the first step towards rumours that Disneyland Paris will open a Frozen land in the near future, so let’s see where this one goes!

Elsa, Anna and Olaf on the Frozen float during the Disneyland Paris parade
Elsa, Anna and Olaf on the Frozen float during the Disneyland Paris parade

‘Cars’ is taking over ‘Studio Tram Tours’

Studio Tram Tours hasn’t long reopened but it looks like we should already expect another closure since #InsidEars announced that this attraction is revving things up with a Cars-themed overlay!

Not only that, but the loading station is being moved too, so basically the entire feel of this ride could be flipped on its head – and, truthfully, it’s about time.

The Studio Tram Tour has some great moments, but last time we visited the attraction it felt horribly dated, particularly the VTs that talk you through the ride. Seriously guys, the cringe is real! Also, it feels like there could be some much better props for us to really feel like we’re going “behind the magic”.

No-one is sure how the Cars overlay is going to work, but we’ll find out when the ride opens in summer of 2020!

‘Tower of Terror’ is shaking up Halloween this year

When one door opens, another closes – or something like that! When Phantom Manor reopens on 3rd May, work will begin that very same day on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror to renovate the outside of this famous building.

We don’t know exactly what the refurb will entail but what we do know is that, just in time for Halloween, we will be introduced to completely random drop fall sequences on the Disneyland Paris version of this ride. Similar to the Orlando tower, which promises “never the same fear twice!” you’ll never know how or when your elevator will drop – so you better be ready!

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris
The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in the Walt Disney Studios Park at Disneyland Paris

We found out all about the new Marvel hotel

We already know that Disneyland’s Hotel New York is being overhauled and turned into the Art of Marvel hotel, expected to open in 2020. But what does that actually mean?

Well, it means a totally immersive (duh!) superhero experience. The hotel will apparently feature four restaurants, regular character meet and greets, rooms with comic book decor, and the theme of each floor based on a different Marvel superhero.

Sounds pretty awesome, right?!

Everything you need to know for the Lion King & Jungle Festival

This year’s seasonal event, the Lion King & Jungle Festival, is fast approaching (30th June to 22nd September 2019) so it makes sense they’re trying to build up the hype for it – not that there’s any need, we’re already pretty stoked!

According to #InsidEars there are going to be new songs, new snacks, new merchandise, new parade floats, new seasonal character looks, new stage shows… basically, they’re stuffing the festival with absolutely everything possible to make it a success, and we don’t blame them.

We’re getting a new Disney Village – at last!

The details are vague, but just the promise of a Disney Village revamp is enough for me!

I’ve talked before about how I’m desperate for Disneyland Paris to improve the Disney Village and it looks as though it’s only a matter of time now. Fingers crossed…

Apparently the designs for a new Disney Village are around 95% done on paper so now it’s just a case of getting them off the page and into reality! According to what we’ve heard, they include a stronger Disney theme throughout the village, new stores and restaurants being introduced, and an aim to embrace the digital aspects coming to the parks.

Disneyland Paris is going digital!

Speaking of digital, this is the final – but one of the most interesting – points brought up at this year’s #InsidEars. We all know Orlando has the My Disney Experience app where you can book your fastpasses, make restaurant reservations and mobile order at counter service eateries, as well as check queue times and trawl the park maps.

You can check up on ride queues and find your way through the parks on the current Disneyland Paris app… but that’s about it. It sucks that you can’t really utilise any digital aspects in the park, especially in this day and age where we expect everything to be at our fingertips.

We don’t know exactly how Disneyland Paris plans to go digital, but several hints have been well and truly dropped. The entrance turnstiles are going to be modified later this year, they are looking to get rid of all paper coupons (so I guess that means tickets and fastpasses?), the park wifi will be improved and a new app will be launched that will include extra features, such as which rides have the shortest queues and the wait times for park restaurants.

We expect there will be A LOT of changes in this area and the park officials haven’t given away too many details just yet. But we’ve heard that within the next 3 – 5 years Disneyland Paris hopes to be entirely paperless – so they won’t be hanging around on this idea for too long.

Sleeping Beauty Castle (Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant) in Disneyland Paris.
Sleeping Beauty Castle (Le Château de la Belle au Bois Dormant) in Disneyland Paris

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