Minnie Vans, connected by the ride-sharing service Lyft, has been a popular way to get around Walt Disney World since 2017. Disney unfortunately halted services last summer when the parks reopened after the shutdowns due to the pandemic. Now literal signs seem to be pointing to this service returning at the park!
The service was available to take Guests anywhere around Disney World, or to and from MCO. The last update from Disney on servicing Guests to and from the airport stated:
Minnie Van service is temporarily unavailable at Walt Disney World Resort. Please note that Minnie Van service to and from Orlando International Airport will not be available for bookings until further notice, including as either a package add-on or standalone option. We are working with guests with existing Minnie Van bookings to arrange alternate transportation during their stay.
Now it seems Guests visiting the parks are reporting that Disney has moved the pick-up and drop-off locations for Minnie vans, rideshare, taxis to the furthest bus loop. Disney has made no official announcement on this service returning but with the new signage going up we are anticipating them making the announcement any day now!
If you aren’t familiar with this unique service, these adorable Minnie polka-dotted Vans were a personal ride service and you could use your smartphone to get a ride. The official description of how this service works is on the Disney World website:
Our Minnie Van service works with the Lyft app. Simply open the Lyft app from anywhere within Walt Disney World Resort to access Minnie Van service, request a ride and pay for it through the app—or call (407) 828-3500 to request an accessible vehicle. Cars are usually minutes away.
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