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Old 11-19-2016, 08:46 AM   #1
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EPCOT Tier 1 Fast Pass+ Choices

DH and I are going to WDW for our 25th anniversary in January 2017 and are planning on spending 2 days at EPCOT. Therefore, we have 2 choices for Tier 1 (or Group A) Fast Passes (1 each day). So....what would you use your 2 Tier 1 choices on???

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I would choose Soarin' and Frozen Ever After. I would use the single rider line at TT to cut the wait time on that one.
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I'd go with Soarin and Frozen too, great rides
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What Pris suggested if you want to experience all three. Hers is a good plan.

We'd pick TT twice which we've done more than once.

I'm afraid of heights and found the old Soarin' terrifying. (I know. I'm a big chicken.) FEA simply doesn't appeal that much since I didn't particularly like the movie. For boat ride attractions, gimme good ol' Pirates any day.
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On our most recent trip, we picked FEA and Soarin'. On one day we headed straight to TT for as soon as we got in the park and had about a 15 minute standby wait. Not too bad!
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I would honestly probably choose Frozen both days. Not because I don't love the other 2, I do, but I would do single rider on TT and just wait till the Soarin line was low. During less crowded times (which is something January is usually great for), you have a pretty good chance at finding Soarin with a wait of less than 30 min. I'd just check the app throughout the day and go when the wait looked good.
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We're doing FEA and TT this time around. In August we had fp's for FEA and Soarin' but TT always had longer wait times than Soarin'. If you're going 2 days, you can always plan to get in line for whatever you don't have a fp for before Illuminations when everyone is staking out their spot for the show.
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August is a whole different ballgame, however.

When we went in January, TT wasn't terribly busy whereas the wait for Soarin' was over an hour. Maybe that had more to do with how beastly cold it was virtually every day. I sure wouldn't want to do that final outdoor stretch of TT if it's at all chilly.
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August is a whole different ballgame, however.

When we went in January, TT wasn't terribly busy whereas the wait for Soarin' was over an hour. Maybe that had more to do with how beastly cold it was virtually every day. I sure wouldn't want to do that final outdoor stretch of TT if it's at all chilly.
Good point. Now I'm rethinking our TT fp instead of Soarin strategy for January lol. I really really hate the fp choices at EP.
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Once you've used all 3 FP for a day, you can then go for a 4th FP. Maybe you can score the 3rd Tier 1 that way.
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