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Changes to Disney Parks Policies

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Changes to Disney Parks Policies

There are some new Disney Parks policies that every guest needs to be aware of. Changes include limitations on stroller size, smoking areas and a new loose ice policy. Here is what you need to know before your next Disney Parks visit:

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Beginning May 1, 2019, all strollers used in Disney parks must be 31″ (79cm) wide and 52″ (132cm) long or smaller. The good news is that many of the strollers on the market, including many double jogging strollers, fit within these size guidelines. Get out your tape measure and check your stroller before you leave home!

disney parks policies

Stroller Wagons

As a reminder, wagons are not permitted in Disney parksBeginning May 1, stroller wagons will also no longer be permitted. These updates are designed to help guest flow and ease congestion, making the parks more enjoyable for everyone.

disney parks policies


Beginning May 1, 2019, smoking areas will no longer be present inside Walt Disney World or Disneyland theme parks, water parks, ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex or Downtown Disney in California. Designated smoking areas will be available outside the entrances to the areas listed above, and at Disney Springs in Florida. Designated smoking areas are also available at Disney Resort hotels.

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 Loose Ice

Effective immediately, if you plan to bring a cooler or cooler bag to store snacks and drinks for theme park or water park adventures, it’s important to know that loose or dry ice are no longer permitted. You can use re-useable ice packs. Complimentary cups of ice will still be available at quick-service dining locations inside the parks if needed.

You can read more about these and other Disney Parks policy updates at and

If you have questions about these or any other policies, just contact your Starts With A Wish Travel Agent!

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