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Latest Information About Closures and Cancellations Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Theme Parks

Note that all subscriptions (Walt Disney World, Disneyland, Universal Orlando, and Disney Cruise Line) expiring between between the below closure announcements and April 30 have been extended through June 30, 2020. Keep planning!

  • Walt Disney World (Florida)

    Walt Disney World theme parks closed Sunday, March 15. Disney Resort Hotels closed March 20. Disney World has a Have Your Travel Plans Changed? page with details on how to move your travel dates, obtain refunds, and more, for tickets, resort reservations, dining reservations, and other scenarios.

    Disney Springs (Disney World's shopping/dining/entertainment district) opened with reduced hours and capacity on Wednesday, May 20, as part of a phased reopening process.

    Walt Disney World theme parks in Florida have a plan to re-open! Disney plans to reopen Magic Kingdom and Animal Kingdom on Saturday, July 11. EPCOT and Hollywood Studios are scheduled to reopen on Wednesday, July 15. A general idea of the plan can be found on the Disney Parks blog.

    See Disney's Returning to a World of Magic for the latest details, which may change over time. Important details include:

    • Park access will require a reservation.
    • Guests will have their temperatures screened before entering.
    • Everyone age 2 and up must bring and wear a face covering (see the Returning to a World of Magic page for specifics) in the parks.
    • Many in-park experiences (character greetings, parades, fireworks, etc.) where social distancing is challenging will be suspended or altered.
    • FastPass+ and all Disney Dining Plans have been suspended until further notice, and existing dining reservations have been canceled. (Those with a park reservation and tickets will be able to book dining at some point, most likely 60 days in advance.)

    Disney resort hotels will not all open with the parks. Several Disney Vacation Club Resorts and Fort Wilderness will open to guests on June 22, while other resorts will open July 11. (It's possible that some resorts will remain closed.)

  • Disneyland (California)
    Theme parks, Downtown Disney, and all Disneyland Resort hotels are closed until further notice.

  • Universal Orlando (Florida)
    Theme parks, hotels, and CityWalk closed on Sunday, March 15. CityWalk reopened with limited hours and locations on May 14. The Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure, and Volcano Bay parks are scheduled to open the the public on Wednesday, June 5. Most Universal hotels open June 2. The Universal Orlando Resort Operations Update page has reopening information, including new safety practices.

  • Disneyland Paris
    Parks closed Sunday, March 15, and will remain closed through at least July 14. See Disneyland Paris's Temporary Booking Terms page for current details.

  • Shanghai Disneyland
    Shanghai Disneyland reopened on May 11. Limited attendance, social distancing, and procedures (such as masks and temperature screenings) are in place.

  • Tokyo Disney Resort
    Closed until further notice.

  • Hong Kong Disneyland
    Closed until further notice

Disney Cruise Line

At this point Disney Cruise Line has:

  • suspended all Disney Dream departures through July 27
  • suspended all Disney Fantasy departures through July 25
  • suspended all Disney Magic departures through July 25
  • suspended all Disney Wonder departures through September 14

See DCL's Disney Cruise Line Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Alert page for details. Disney Cruise Line is offering guests sailing on these cruises either a 125% cruise credit for a future sailing within 15 months of their original sail date, or a full refund.

Disney's Hilton Head Island Resort

Closed at 5:00 PM on Friday, March 20. Is planning on reopening June 15.

Disney's Vero Beach Resort

Closed at 5:00 PM on Friday, March 20. Is planning on reopening June 15.

Disney's Aulani Resort

This resort in Hawaii closed at 5:00 PM on Tuesday, March 24, and is closed until further notice. Prior to that, many activities and dining options were suspended or modified starting on Friday, March 20, 2020. See Aulani's Travel Advisory FAQ for details.

Adventures by Disney

Adventures by Disney has canceled most departures through the end of July and is allowing penalty-free postponements of August adventures. See the Adventures by Disney Travel Advisory page for details.

Disney on Broadway

The Lion King and Aladdin shows on Broadway in New York City are suspended from March 12 until at least September 6. Frozen on Broadway has closed permanently.


At present, we have heard from readers that some airlines are consolidating and cancelling flights due to high numbers of cancellations. Many airlines have modified their cancellation policies. Also note that many airlines require passengers to wear masks and are reducing capacity to allow more distance between passengers. Here are links to the current information from some of the more popular airlines with Disney travelers.

Economic Assistance for Travel Agents

We have an Economic Assistance for Travel Agents article on our blog with details about United States government programs that might be helpful to travel agents.

Last updated on June 2, 2020