As the Coronavirus continues to spread and travel bans are starting, Walt Disney World has many Coronavirus related changes taking place. One of the latest changes that Walt Disney Travel Company has released is to their change fees for vacations packages.
Temporarily, if you booked your travel through Walt Disney Travel for Disneyland or Disney World, the $50 change fee will be waived during the Coronavirus outbreak at Disney World and Disneyland. In this statement, it is mentioned that guest can move their reservation to “a future date in 2020” and later mentions that cancelation fees will still apply if you choose to cancel your entire trip.
Walt Disney Travel Company is making a temporary adjustment to its policy on change fees for Walt Disney World® and Disneyland® Resort vacations. The following applies only to leisure package bookings made through Walt Disney Travel Company. Until further notice, Disney will waive the Disney-imposed $50 change fee for Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort packages.
Guests may move their reservation to a future date in 2020.
Changes are subject to availability, and the guest is responsible for paying any increase in price resulting from the change. In addition, any change fees assessed by third-party hotels or other suppliers must be paid, and some products or services may be non-refundable. If air transportation has been ticketed, the guest will be responsible for any increase in airfare as well as any change fee assessed by the airline.
For clients who purchased travel insurance, there is an updated policy in effect until further notice: Up to 24 hours prior to arrival, Guests may modify their arrival dates and maintain coverage under the protection policy as long as there is not a claim on the original travel dates.
Some events and dining experiences may not be offered on the new dates and may be non-refundable.
This temporary policy does not apply to changes made for groups, meetings, and other room block bookings.
If a vacation is cancelled, all applicable cancellation fees continue to apply.
To change (or cancel) reservations, please call the Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort call center.