Epcot FastPass Tiers | A Complete Guide

Disney recently change the Epcot Character Spot attraction to a Tier 1 FastPass+ option. Here is a rundown of what you need to know about the current Epcot FastPass Tiers:

epcot fastpass tiers

So what does it mean for an attraction at Epcot to change Fastpass tiers? Epcot has a tiered FastPass system to ensure visitors don’t load up their virtual reservations just on the park’s most popular rides. While visitors to Epcot are welcome to enjoy all park rides via standby, they are limited to one Tier 1 FastPass attraction selection. Meanwhile, you can select 2 FastPasses from the second tier of attractions, of which Character Spot had been a member. This means you essentially have to choose between meeting Mickey, Minnie and Goofy…or riding Frozen, Soarin, or Test Track.

Disney likely made this move because Character Spot FastPasses were very tough to come by while it was in Tier 2 due to the extra allowed selection and the attractions relative low capacity.

Here is a listing of what is included in each of the Epcot FastPass tiers currently:

Epcot Fastpass Tiers:

Epcot FastPass Tier 1 Options:

Epcot FastPass Tier 2 Options:

Over time, it will be interesting to see how much this change impacts  Epcot FastPass availability for the remaining tier 2 rides….

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