Here’s Everything Disney World Has Said They Will Refund So Far

While Disney World plans on reopening on July 11th and July 15th,the parks are also cancelling many of its experiences during this time.

Spaceship Earth

Guests who have booked FastPasses, Advance Dining Reservations, the Disney Dining Plan, and other experiences will notice that their reservations have been, or will be, cancelled during this time.

However while Disney hasn’t removed hotel and park ticket reservations, they are still offering affected guests different refunds. Here’s our list of currently known refunds that will be available!

Disney Resorts

Guests who have booked a Disney Resort room package with Free Dining from May 28th, 2020 through September 26th, 2021 will automatically have their Disney Dining Plan canceled. They will also be able to rebook their room for a future date with a 35% off room discount.

Grand Floridian Lobby

Read more about tips on what to do if your Disney World vacation has been impacted!

Disney Dining

If you are a guest that booked a Disney Dining Plan from May 28th, 2020 through September 26th, 2021, your reservations will automatically be canceled and refunded. Note that this doesn’t mean you will be unable to rebook at a later date! Disney is currently clearing out their system to make way for the new theme park reservation system arriving soon. You can call at the 60-day window for more details!


Read more about the Disney Dining Plan package cancellations here!

However, pre-paid experiences like certain Advance Dining Reservations, tours, and parties (like the Happily Ever After Dessert Party) will be refunded to guests. We will update you with more information when we receive it!

Happily Ever After Dessert Party

Disney Entertainment

Although Disney hasn’t released much information on which entertainment experiences would be included in the cancellations, they have stated that the behind-the-scenes tours would be an example of a refundable booking.

Happily Ever After

Read more about entertainment and event cancellations here!

However, hard-ticketed events will not be refunded during this time. This included regular park tickets, After Hours events, and Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party. According to Disney Cast Members, for those who have bought Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party tickets, their tickets remain valid, though they will not be selling any new tickets at this time.

Boo-To-You Parade

While we don’t have full list of which experiences will be refunded and will not, we will let you know when we do.

Click here to read more on the latest updates for Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party!

We will continue to update this page with more information!

Take a look at EVERYTHING you need to know about Disney World’s reopening here!

Do you have any questions about refunds? Drop them in a comment below, and we will try to help find the answers!

Rachel Franko has been going to Disney Parks since she was a baby, and her love of Disney has only grown into a SLIGHT obsession since! She's been writing for AllEars since 2019 and loves sharing the magic with all the readers. When she's not writing, you can catch her heading to Disney and Universal Studios with a heart full of dreams and a backpack full of themed ears!

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16 Replies to “Here’s Everything Disney World Has Said They Will Refund So Far”

  1. I purchased park hopper tickets for September. We are using them and I want to find out how to get a refund for the difference in price since the park hopper option is suspended.

  2. I made down payment on season passes for 3 in February, paid February and March payments. Have called and asked them to refund seeing as how I am not excited about exposing my 75 year old mother and 5 year old granddaughter to COVID even if they do reopen. Have talked to 2 different customer service team members who have put in requests, still have heard nothing.

  3. What about park tickets we bought for period that you where closed, can we get refund for out tickets? Because with new restitution, how can we plan to use them. Are you extention ticks into next year?

  4. I’m wondering about the “Early Morning Magic” option we purchased, as well as park hopping. I also hope they put out a list of all restaurants that will (or will not) be open, for making reservations.

    1. Hi Rekha! Currently the Discover Disney tickets have been extended through July 30th, but will absolutely post with any further updates!

  5. Disney should let guests have the ability to cancel or move their trip to the future. DVc point rentals who booked far in advance are being forced to attend a truncated Disney experience. Possibly some lawsuits coming. If they alter the experience they should provide a way to get a refund or change dates for everyone affected. It seems they keep cutting more and more of the experience. Another idea is cancel everything and let people book new reservations who are fully willing to go at this point

  6. I paid a $200 deposit for each of my packages last October. Balance of over $10,000 was paid beginning of March for our April 1st arrival. Disney cancelled our reservations and refunded 100% of the balance we paid. I only got $34 of the $400 deposit back.

  7. We have park hoppers and water parks. Will they refund the water park up charge and can we still park hop with the reservation system? Our trip is scheduled for July 11th! 😮

    1. Same on the hopper question. Especially curious if all park hours are reduced if that will have any affect. We usually go early and stay late and bounce between parks 🙁

  8. I’m curious when Disney will start refunding the Annual Passholders they charged during the 2nd half of March, right after they closed? They made a statement saying if you were charged between certain dates that they would refund the amount. That has yet to happen.

  9. So excited too. Although, if they don’t have park hours for the hard ticket event we paid for, I don’t see how they can’t refund.