Walt Disney World© Resort Updates

Upcoming Walt Disney World© Resort Hotel Stays

Please read the following important information before you travel to Walt Disney World©

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

Due to the changing 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 January 26, 2021

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. Check the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) by clicking on these links:

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.


Important updates from Disney:

For the most up-to-date operational updates and frequently asked questions for Walt Disney World® Resort, please visit here

It is important for Guests to link their upcoming resort reservation and/or ticket to My Disney Experience as soon as possible. This will enable guests to receive important communications and information about next steps and key planning dates, including the recently announced Theme Park reservation system.

Click here for a flier about My Disney Experience engagement for Guests from the United States and Canada (excluding Quebec). Please get started at:

All information is subject to change without notice.

If you booked your Walt Disney World 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. 

In order to use the services of Small World Vacations, please read our Terms and Conditions Related to COVID-19 for Walt Disney World and Universal Orlando

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.



FROM Disney:

As you know, updates to our health and safety guidelines at Walt Disney World Resort have been very gradual and intentional.

Given recent guidance and trends, Guests may now choose whether to wear a face covering on monorails and buses at Walt Disney World Resort, effective immediately. It is recommended Guests who are not fully vaccinated continue wearing a face covering in all indoor locations and enclosed transportation.

For a complete list of current health and safety guidelines, please visit the Know Before You Go page


covid-warning-icon-35x35.png COVID-19 Warning

From Disney – We have taken enhanced health and safety measures—for you, our other Guests and Cast Members. You must follow all posted instructions while visiting Walt Disney World Resort.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and Guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By visiting Walt Disney World Resort you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Health Acknowledgement

Please make sure that you have reviewed any advisories or restrictions that may be in place for travel to Florida. Visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/travelers/ for information. By entering Walt Disney World Resort, you are confirming that you and all persons in your party:

  • are not experiencing any of the following symptoms of COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at CDC.gov, including:
    • Fever or chills
    • Cough
    • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
    • Fatigue
    • Muscle or body aches
    • Headache
    • New loss of taste or smell
    • Sore throat
    • Congestion or runny nose
    • Nausea or vomiting
    • Diarrhea
  • have not been in contact with someone with confirmed or suspected COVID-19 symptoms without completing a suggested quarantine
  • are not under any self-quarantine orders

Guests who cannot confirm all of the above criteria must not enter Walt Disney World Resort.

If you need to reschedule your reservation, please contact your Travel Professional.

By entering Walt Disney World Resort, you acknowledge that you understand and will abide by the above health-and-safety requirements.

TRANSPORTATION

Resort transportation around property will be available in limited capacity to allow for safety.

Contact your Small World Vacations Travel Professional to learn more about your reservation options and next steps.

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If you booked your Walt Disney World 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: April 19, 2022

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