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Old 07-27-2018, 01:35 PM   #1
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Which FPs go first?

Is there a guide anywhere that discusses which Fast Passes get booked up first? Getting ready to use the FP+ system for the first time and wondering which attractions I should try first to make sure we get them.
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Old 07-27-2018, 01:46 PM   #2
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There's all kinds of scientific formulas applied to this question!

Our strategy is to book our Animal Kingdom day first and make sure we get Flight of Passage--which seems to be the hardest FP to get right now. So, for example, if we are traveling for 5 days and our Animal Kingdom day is day 3, then when making our FP selections, I start with that day. I'd do Studios next, especially if you want Slinky Dog, which is in its own Tier with the rest of the Toy Story Land attractions. EPCOT, FROZEN seems to be the most popular. At Magic Kingdom, Peter Pan and 7 Dwarfs Mine Train Coaster are the hardest to get FP followed closely by the rest of the "mountains."

Know that FP times can be modified after initial selections are made. I spend time getting the initial FP selections. THEN go back and modify at my leisure.

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Old 07-27-2018, 02:12 PM   #3
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Yes to all of the above, and I’ll throw in Soarin’ and Test Track at Epcot.

Of course, it depends upon the makeup of your party. Younger people...you might tend to go more for Frozen at Epcot, instead of Test Track. Older crowd...maybe Soarin’.

MK - Mine Train has appeal for all ages.

DHS - Rock n Roller Coaster might win out for older crowd. Toy Story Land naturally appeals to the younger folks.

AK - Flight of Passage is intense. Navi River Journey is much milder, a boat ride.

Hope you get what you want.
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Old 07-27-2018, 03:09 PM   #4
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Flight of Passage was the toughest of all the ones we tried to get for our January trip. However, since then, Toy Story Land has opened and I don't know how popular the Fastpasses are for those attractions.
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Slinky dog goes first for sure. I was trying to get one for midweek in late Sept earlier this week (at my 60 day mark) and no luck, even though I got on the second my phone turned to 7am. I am going to keep trying for a cancellation. I have been able in late spring this yr to get Flight of Passage at the 30 day mark a couple times.
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Thank you, everyone! That's all very helpful and gives me a great idea of how to start.
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I agree with Slinky Dog going first. I went on at my 60 day mark and while I could have gotten a FP for it on one of our DHS, it was later in the day and didn't work well with my plans.

I was able to get a FoP FP for our AK day but again, the first one offered was mid day.

I think as long as you don't expect to get them early in the day, you may luck out and be able to get them. You may not but no one ever said once you have a FP, you can't change it later on.
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Well, the FP system was chaos this morning, but I managed to get good selections (I think/I hope) and our major "must do" experiences. Thanks for all your advice!
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Glad you were able to get what you wanted.
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Thank you, Sue!
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