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Old 11-01-2014, 12:53 PM   #1
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Question Park Hoppers and FP+?

Can someone please explain to me how park hoppers and FP+ works? I am so confused by it all. Is it 3 per day total, or 3 per park?
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Oops, I posted this in the wrong spot. Mods, can you please move? Thanks
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You can only book 3 FP+ a day total in advance. Once you have used the first three, you can book more, one at a time, at a kiosk in the park you are in.
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I think Holly may have meant to say "at a kiosk in the park where the attraction is that you want the FP for."

So, how it goes is you schedule in advance 3 FP's in one park. Once you've used all three or every hour-long window has expired, then you parkhop to where you'd like the fourth FP. You go to a kiosk in that park and see if you can get the FP you want.

Currently, you cannot go to a kiosk in Epcot, let's say, and get a fourth FP in any other park. You could get the fourth one for something in Epcot, but if you wanted Toy Story, you'd have to hop to Studios and go to a kiosk there.

ParkHoppers simply allow you to enter more than one park on a given day, so if you think you might want to try for a fourth, fifth, etc. FP, you must have a ParkHopper to be able to go to another park to a kiosk in that park to see what FP you can get. Sorry if you already know that, but I wasn't sure what your confusion was.
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I think Holly may have meant to say "at a kiosk in the park where the attraction is that you want the FP for."
You're right Dot, that is what I meant to say. You can't get a 4th FP+ for an attraction unless you are in the park where the attraction is to do so.
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We go at the least busy times, so I doubt we'll ever get more than maybe a fourth FP. We use ours primarily for the high-demand attractions, the very ones that are unlikely to have available FP's later in the day anyway. I'm sure it's possible we could get to a kiosk and get one of those "biggies", but I don't know that I'd want to bother because of all the time you could use going from park to park only to learn there was nothing available you wanted.

I hate all this advance scheduling, however. If I were going solo, I don't think I'd bother with FP's at all. The planning between those and ADR's drives me battier than I already am. I prefer doing whatever the magic presents when I encounter it even if I must wait in line.
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If I were going solo, I don't think I'd bother with FP's at all.
As a solo traveler, I do enjoy using the FP+, but I only do the biggies. It is so nice to arrive at a park at whatever time I want and know that I will get to ride that big ride that I love. I know my travel style, and I know the layout of the parks, so I am able to plan them accordingly. I don't think I will be likely to take advantage of the 4th FP etc. though.
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