Updates on Adventures by Disney

Updates on Adventures by Disney

 

Please read the following important information before you travel with Adventures by Disney

Continue to check the suggested websites below as well as other websites for updates and current procedures, policy and news.

Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 health crisis, all information, details and links to websites on this page are subject to change, it is your responsibility to stay up-to-date and informed before traveling. It is important that you check and revisit these links and other resources often.

Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to visit. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your visit.

Important COVID-19 Information as of August 21, 2020

The COVID-19 outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. The status of the outbreak varies by location and state and country. Local authorities are frequently updating their guidance and safety measures. The White House’s Opening Up America Again plan means that some parts of the United States may have different guidance than other areas. Check the latest travel information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by clicking on this link: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Please note the CDC advises that older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions might be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. Guests should evaluate their risk in determining whether to visit. People who show no symptoms can spread COVID-19 if they are infected, any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19, and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed during your vacation.

It is your responsibility to check with state or local authorities where you currently reside, along your route, and at your planned destination so that you are fully aware of local circumstances, mandates, quarantines, fines, laws and/or any restrictions that may be in place at the time of travel as well as any circumstances, mandates, quarantines, fines, laws and/or any restrictions that may be imposed and/or required upon your return.

If you booked your Adventures by Disney vacation with Small World Vacations, please contact your agent for assistance. Small World Vacations’ emergency phone line is 201-497-5529.  Or, contact our main office at guestrelations@smallworldvacations.com. 

Please rest assured that the agents at Small World Vacations are doing their very best to help their guests during the current global health crisis.


UPDATES FROM DISNEY-

For the most up-to-date operational updates and frequently asked questions, please visit here.


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UPDATE – Nov. 23, 2020: Temporary Update to the Adventures by Disney Vacation Date Change Policy
Guests currently booked on Adventures by Disney departures through March 31, 2021, can change their reservation and receive a 100% credit to be used toward a future Adventure. They must make their change 45 days prior to the Adventure start date. Guests will have until June 30, 2021, to select a new travel date. This future travel credit is non-refundable and standard prevailing rates will apply.


UPDATE – Nov. 19, 2020: Adventures by Disney Departures Suspended Through Feb. 28, 2021

With the well being of our Guests and team members as our top priority and in line with direction from health experts and government officials, Adventures by Disney has made the decision to suspend departures through Feb. 28, 2021.


UPDATE – Oct. 28, 2020: Temporary Update to the Adventures by Disney Vacation Date Change Policy

Guests currently booked on Adventures by Disney departures through February 28, 2021, can change their reservation and receive a 100% credit to be used toward a future Adventure. They must make their change 45 days prior to the Adventure start date. If guests would like to select an alternate Adventure or place their booking on a future hold date, please contact Disney or your travel agent. Guests will have until June 30, 2021, to select a new travel date. This future travel credit is non-refundable and standard prevailing rates will apply.


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UPDATE – OCT. 26, 2020:  Adventures by Disney Departures Suspended Through Jan. 31, 2021

With the well being of our Guests and team members as our top priority and in line with direction from health experts and government officials, Adventures by Disney has made the decision to suspend departures through Jan. 31, 2021.


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UPDATE – Oct. 23, 2020: Adventures by Disney Placeholder Reservation Update

Adventures by Disney is offering an extension to guests with placeholder reservations to finalize their booking.

Due to the unprecedented time we are currently in, we will be extending your booking window until June 30, 2021. If you do not move your Placeholder reservation by June 30, 2021, your reservation will be automatically cancelled and the deposit forfeited.

Once you have selected a travel date, you will be unable to move to an alternate date in the future. If you cannot travel on that date, the reservation will be cancelled and the applicable cancellation fees will apply.


UPDATE – From Disney August. 11, 2020: Temporary extension of final payment and modification to Adventure Vacation date change policy

Disney is offering a temporary adjustment to their terms and conditions to provide more flexibility for guests.

Extension of Adventure by Disney Final Payment

Disney is automatically extending final payment for an additional 30 days for Guests currently booked on trips from November 1, 2020 through January 31, 2021. This means you have until 90 days prior to your Adventure start date to make your final payment. The deposit remains non-refundable.

Your reservation is automatically being updated with the new final payment date with no action needed on your part.

Adventure Vacation Date Change Policy

Guests currently booked on Adventures through November 30, 2020, can change their reservation and receive a 100% credit to be used toward a future Adventure. They must make their change 45 days prior to the Adventure start date. If you would like to select an alternate Adventure or place your booking on a future hold date, please contact your travel professional or a Disney Vacationista. Guests will have until March 31, 2021, to select a new travel date. This future travel credit is non-refundable and standard prevailing rates will apply.

Note: This does not impact guests booked on the Southern California adventures.


If you booked your Adventures by Disney vacation with Small World Vacations, please contact your agent for assistance. Small World Vacations’ emergency phone line is 201-497-5529.  Or, contact our main office at guestrelations@smallworldvacations.com. 

Please rest assured that the agents at Small World Vacations are doing their very best to help their guests during the current global health crisis.



Published: November 23, 2020