Disney have published guidance for the reopening of resorts ahead of the parks. Some of the key points are.
June 15th DVC resorts in Vero Beach, Hilton Head reopen
June 22nd DVC resorts and Fort Wilderness in Walt Disney World reopen
-Must have a room reservation or dining reservation if not staying over night
– Face Covering for 2+ in all areas except dining and pools
-Hotel reservation doesn’t guarantee park access. You need park reservation and valid admission.
-Recommended to use Magic Band to charge to hotel
-Must not enter WDW if got symptoms and/or haven’t quarantined for 14 days
-No Fast Pass or Extra Magic Hours
-Increased cleaning in busy areas
-Deep cleaning of rooms, between guests.
-Double pillowcases and wrapped items like glasses
-Buses will operate with social distancing, so may be delayed. Minnie vans and valet parking won’t operate at reopening.
-Not available – Club level service, shipping in resort/parks, dry cleaning, resort check-in, in room celebration.
-Pools will have reduced capacity and may have reduced hours
-New merchandise will not be available in resorts. Cast will not have pin lanyards for trading only on boards.
-Not available – Arcades, campfires, pin trading, character experiences, Marina, Electric light parade, fireworks voyages
Do check on Disneys website and resorts for more detailed information.
For Castle of Mouse Explorers, it is a shame to see so much of the above not running. But is totally understandable. Presumably the above will begin to reopen a step at a time. This answers alot of questions with the resorts it remains to be seen how this translates to the parks opening. We will of course keep you updated.