The new Disney World Minnie Mouse Van Service, dubbed “Minnie Vans” was announced in the Summer of 2017 at the D23 Expo and soon after the new polka-dotted fleet of crossover SUVs began popping up around the resort. Here is a complete rundown of what you need to know about the new service.
What is the Disney World Minnie Van Service?
The Minnie Van system is simple: Vacationers are able to order a van from their smartphone, which will take them anywhere they wish to go on-property.
How Do You Sign Up for the Minnie Van Service?
The service is run through the Lyft app, which will allow you to send for a driver, check where your driver currently is and pay via credit card.
Our friends at DVCinfo.com did a great job at giving a step-by-step rundown of how to activate the service and find a van (with screenshots) here.
How Many People Do Minnie Vans Seat?
The SUVs seat six passengers and come equipped with a car seat just in case.
What Time Do Minnie Vans Run?
Regular in-park van service is available from 6:30am – 12:30am.
What Resorts Do Minnie Vans Pick Up At?
Currently, Minnie Vans are available at a limited number of Walt Disney World Resorts, including all DVC resorts. Here is a quick listing of which resorts currently support the service:
- Animal Kingdom Lodge (Jambo House)
- Animal Kingdom Lodge (Kidani Village)
- Bay Lake Tower
- Beach Club Resort
- Boardwalk Inn Resort
- Caribbean Beach Resort
- Contemporary Resort
- Fort Wilderness Resort and Campground
- Grand Floridian Resort
- Old Key West Resort
- Polynesian Village Resort
- Saratoga Springs Resort
- Wilderness Lodge
- Yacht Club Resort
Where Do Minnie Vans Go?
Minnie Vans will take you anywhere within the confines of Walt Disney World Resort. They will also now take you to Orlando International Airport for a dropoff at a significantly higher fare (see below). It should be noted though that thee airport drop-off option is only available to Yacht & Beach Club Resort and Boardwalk Resort guests staying at the club level for now, although most people expect that this service will be extended to other resorts and levels over time, much like the regular services did.
How Much Does a Minnie Van Ride Cost?
The cost of a ride is a flat, fixed rate of $20 per vehicle per trip to locations within Walt Disney World and $150 per trip to Orlando International Airport.
Update: As of 2/12/18, Minnie Van rides for trips to locations inside Walt Disney World have gone up from $20 to $25.
As always, stay tuned and I will post updates about the Disney World Mouse Van service as they are released.