NEWS! Disney World Will No Longer Be Using Finger Scanners at Park Entrances

As Disney World reopens to guests and Cast Members again, the parks will be handling situations with caution.

Magic Kingdom Entrance

There have already been modifications to dining, shopping, character experiences, and photo procedures in the parks. However, the parks will continue to adapt to new circumstances to promote sanitation and cleanliness around the Disney World property.

As an additional health and safety measure, the New York Times has confirmed that Disney World will not be using finger scanners at its entrances during this time. Most likely, we will see Cast Members scan park tickets or MagicBands without contact to ensure the safety of everyone visiting the parks.

Main Street, U.S.A.

On top of the suspension of finger scanners, Disney has also installed 4,000 hand-sanitizing stations throughout the parks, plexiglass partitions in the stores and restaurants, and mask-free Relaxation Stations as well.

Relaxation Station in Tomorrowland

Disney World will also be operating with temperature checks, distancing measures on rides and around the parks, and announcements reminding guests to wash their hands frequently. Plus, the Incredibles have become the new face of Disney’s health and safety initiatives to remind guests of the new guidelines during their visits.

Temperature Screening

As we head back to Disney World this week to take a look at the newly re-opened parks, we will give you a look at the new health and safety measures in action while we’re there!

Take a first look inside Magic Kingdom here!

When will you be returning to Disney World? Let us know in the comments below!

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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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One Reply to “NEWS! Disney World Will No Longer Be Using Finger Scanners at Park Entrances”

  1. It amazes me that NOW Disney and other companies are practicing “deep cleaning.” Should this not have been the norm along?