So, you’re hoping to ride Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance on your next Disney trip, huh? If you’ve taken to Twitter recently, you’ve probably seen a lot of discussion about the ever-evolving boarding pass system Disney has implemented for this ride. Many guests are angry about not getting in the virtual queue and are confused by all the changes constantly being made to the system.
Although frustrating, Disney has worked out a lot of the bugs of the boarding pass system over the past few weeks. We are here to break down how the system currently works and to give you tips on how to better your chances of getting on this amazing new ride.
This past week I rode the new Walt Disney World Skyliner service as part of Cast Member previews. The Disney Skyliner opened Sunday, Sept. 29, and will transport guests from Epcot International Gateway to Disney’s Riviera Resort (opening this December) to Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort. From Caribbean Beach, guests can transfer either to Disney’s Hollywood Studios or to the station connecting Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Disney’s Pop Century Resort.
Clickbait sites are reveling in the fact that Disneyland Resort’s newest immersive land, Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, is making the Disneyland Resort *gasp!* empty. Is that because the land is a complete and utter failure? HECK no!
What those sites miss are the factors that play into having an empty park. Disneyland Resort’s main clientele are local Passholders who buy way too much merch (guilty). All passes except for the top two, have been blocked out for the summer. Pair that with delayed trips due to fears of overcrowding from the new land, and you’ve got yourself an empty park.
So, no, Galaxy’s Edge is not a failure. It’s the complete opposite. With t...