One among The Walt Disney Firm’s most costly experiences has offered out simply days after opening for bookings.
Disney’s “Disney Parks Across the World – A Non-public Jet Journey Expertise”, supplied by Adventures by Disney, is a 24-day, 6-country-spanning, all-inclusive trip to each single one of many 12 Disney theme parks all over the world. All aboard a non-public jet with 68 meals included, VIP entry, unique excursions, and particular company — it even contains visits to the Taj Mahal in India, the Sphinx and Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, and the Eiffel Tower in France.
The journey availability? Fully offered out — earlier than it was even open to the general public.
The expertise boasts an unique 75 seats aboard the non-public Boeing 757 — and the one journey listed, scheduled for July 2023, is now totally offered out. The expertise was meant to open for public reserving on June 28, 2022 — however these spots have already been snapped up by earlier Adventures by Disney and Golden Oak VIP prospects in a pre-sale, on June 20, 2022.
Which means all 75 spots have been crammed, in simply 5 days or so.
The one shot you’ll have now to participate on this luxurious expertise (supplied you have already got the time and funds), is by calling Disney and becoming a member of the waitlist.
The journey options, alongside entry to each Disney Park all over the world, particular VIP excursions of Lucasfilm Campus, Walt Disney Studios, and even a Tokyo DisneySea Expertise with Walt Disney Imagineering.
The non-public jet will carry 75 passengers to Anaheim, San Francisco, Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Agra, Cairo, Paris, and Orlando. Beginning in Los Angeles and California’s Disneyland Resort, the non-public aircraft will take off from San Francisco to journey all over the world to the worldwide Disney theme parks (Tokyo Disney Resort, Shanghai Disneyland, Hong Kong Disneyland, and Disneyland Paris) earlier than touching down in Orlando, Florida, to complete within the Walt Disney World Resort.
It begs the query — with the elimination of the complimentary-with-a-park-ticket FastPass techniques worldwide, and the implementation of paid Lightning Lane, Genie+, and Premier Entry — if that is the route that the Walt Disney Firm is headed by way of pricing for his or her theme park experiences.
There was a major uptick in pricing throughout Disney merchandise worldwide, from tickets to merchandise to Resort stays, the Home of Mouse has been encouraging even larger spending from Company. However with Disney Parks’ billion-dollar income, Visitor spending up 40%, and worldwide Resorts like Tokyo additionally leaning right into a extra beneficial Visitor expertise, prices may nonetheless be on the rise.
Is the development for one-off, ultra-luxurious, unique theme park experiences marketed solely at those that can afford it, one thing we’ll see extra of from Disney sooner or later?