Walt Disney World Makes an Official Announcement Regarding Operations and Adds an FAQ Page for Guests

Disney has released an official announcement regarding operations during the approaching Hurricane Matthew….
Walt Disney World® Resort is currently operating under normal
conditions as we continue to monitor Hurricane Matthew. Recent
forecasts indicate that there could be rain and wind in the Central
Florida area as early as Thursday evening, Oct. 6, 2016. Please
continue to monitor news outlets for the latest weather information.

Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party has been canceled on
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016.

Please continue to monitor news outlets for the latest weather
information. Visit DisneyTravelAgents.com>Walt Disney World
Resort>Frequently Asked Questions>General Questions for the
Hurricane Policy for Walt Disney Travel Company Magic Your
Way® packages and most room-only reservations.

For guests and those with questions, WDW has also added an FAQ page to their website – available here.

Q. My Walt Disney World vacation is taking place at the same time that Hurricane Matthew is expected to impact Central Florida. How may this affect my vacation plans?

A. Walt Disney World Resort is operating under normal conditions at the present time as we continue to monitor Hurricane Matthew. Recent forecasts indicate that there could be rain and wind in the Central Florida area as early as Thursday, October 6, 2016.

We are currently taking precautions for the safety of our Guests and will continue providing updates as the situation evolves. While we make the appropriate preparations, please be aware of the following—in the instance that Hurricane Matthew directly affects your plans:

  • Dining and Disney Resort hotel cancelation fees imposed by Disney will be waived for all Guests.
  • If you have any questions about your Disney Resort hotel reservation, please call (407) 934-7639.

For further information about Hurricane Matthew at Walt Disney World Resort—including potential theme and water park closures due to inclement weather—please check back again in the near future!

Please note: the above-described cancelation details may not apply to Guests who did not book a package via the Walt Disney Travel Company or to Guests who booked a sports or group package.

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Author: Ray

I am a lifelong fan of everything Disney. My first trip to a a Disney park was to Disneyland as a child in 1970, but didn't make to Walt Disney World until I went with my wife and first child in 1990. A year doesn't go by with out at least one trip to either Disneyland or Walt Disney World. My wife and I are Disney Vacation Club members and also Charter Members of D23.

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