FP FAQ ADDENDUM: Checking Availability; Park Hopping; Additional Tier 1 Booking; FPs for Long Stays

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  1. Cluelyss

    Cluelyss DIS Veteran

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    Unfortunately, yes, you need active ticket media to book FPs

    ETA - I thought you could renew 60 days prior, though?
     
  2. FRANKTSJR

    FRANKTSJR Dis Veteran

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    I thought it was 30 days before up to 60 days after expiration?
     
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  4. KAT4DISNEY

    KAT4DISNEY Glad to be a test subject

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    It's the opposite - 60 before and 30 after.
     
  5. SnowChaser

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    We have a trip coming up where we are staying onsite, but our AP holding family members are not. We're all linked in MDE.

    I remember in the past being able to book for linked family whose FP window hadn't opened yet, but will I be able to do that in this situation at 60 days for our AP family members? Anyone have experience with this?
     
  6. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    Yes; anyone with valid tickets shares your booking window when part of the FP group.
     
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  7. MouseOfCards

    MouseOfCards Finally jumped in . . .

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    Even if they aren't staying onsite?
     
  8. mesaboy2

    mesaboy2 I sense something. A forum I haven't felt since…

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    Yes. You may find the FP FAQ helpful, specifically the Booking Windows post.
     
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  9. Chewydipper

    Chewydipper Earning My Ears

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    Such a helpful thread
     
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  10. MouseOfCards

    MouseOfCards Finally jumped in . . .

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    Thank you.
     
  11. jen23il

    jen23il Earning My Ears

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    What happens if have 3 FP's for one park, and one expires, can you book a FP at another park or need to use the other 2 first and once tap first Mickey on the last FP then get a FP for another park?

    What if you only need 2 FP's for one park and 1 for another park. But you can't make FP's for first park till later in the day and don't want to lose the chance to get the 1 for the other park since waiting so late in the day?
     
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  12. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    You have to actually use a FP in Park#1 before you can book for Park#2.

    The FP system has to know you are in a park before you can book for Park#2.
     
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  13. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    @jen23il - if you decide you don’t need that FP for Park#1, Cancel it and then you’ll be able to book 3 FPs for Park#2.
     
  14. mbethel

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    I think I understand!

    Epcot fp:
    9:05 Spaceship earth
    10:05 TT
    11:05 Mission space

    Let spaceship earth expire. Scan TT. In line for TT, modify Mission space to earliest time available. As soon as I scan Mission space I can try for Soarin fp?

    Is that right?
     
  15. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    Yes. If you’re in the park at park open, this will work:
    9:00 TT
    10:00 Spaceship Earth
    11:00 Mission Space

    Ride TT, move up Spaceship Earth and tap your MBs at the FP touchpoint, immediately move up Mission Space, scan and look for Soarin’.
     
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  16. trstno1

    trstno1 Never look back darling. It detracts from the now.

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    ***Nevermind. This was asked and answered on page 10, but I'll leave it here. You can hold multiple tier 1 FP's at different parks!***


    For park hopping, can I hold two Tier 1 FP's, each at a different park.

    For example, I am at Animal Kingdom in the morning. I use a tier 2 FP for Expedition Everest, but I am still holding a Flights of Passage FP for later in the morning. Can I reserve a Soarin' FP right away or do I need to use the Flights of Passage FP first?
     
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  17. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    You are able to hold a Tier 1 in each park. As soon as the FP system knows you’ve used a FP, you can book a FP for any Tier in Park#2.
     
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  18. Cluelyss

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    To add to this, if your first (and only) FP is a tier 1, once you check in you can actually book a tier 1 in park 2 AND a tier 1 in park 3. :)
     
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  19. ThistleMae

    ThistleMae Pandora is Even Better than Imagined!

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    I did review page one and still have a question. So...if I have booked three FP's in Park 1, use the Tier 1 FP but still haven't used the other 2 tier 2's, I can book another Tier 1 at a different park, or additional tier 2's? Not sure if I have to cancel the other tier 2's or let them expire before booking anything else at another park. I do know I have to tap in to that first park first before anything else, I'm just still confused about holding 2 unused tier 2's and booking at another park. Thanks.
     
  20. hiroMYhero

    hiroMYhero I'm satisfied with my care... Moderator

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    No. You can only have a total of 3 Pre-Booked FPs. If you have booked 3 FPs before you ever reach Park#1, you can’t book for Park#2 unless you use all 3 FPs, or, use 1 and Cancel 2, or Cancel all 3.

    You can never have more than 3 “initial” FPs.
     
  21. ThistleMae

    ThistleMae Pandora is Even Better than Imagined!

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    So, i could book a tier one at Ak, use it, then book a tier one at another park, or just tier 2’s? Sorry, I thought I understood this system but am confused for PH.
     

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