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What's New in RideMax Planner for Disneyland and Walt Disney World

We've been busy making RideMax even better.

Here's a list of what's new.

  • September 11, 2021

    Published plans through the end of October for Walt Disney World.

  • August 3, 2021

    Published plans through the end of September for Walt Disney World. As a reminder, we recommend creating your FINAL RideMax plans as close to your visit date as possible, as these estimates could change at any time!

  • July 29, 2021

    Published plans through September 10th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • July 6, 2021

    Published plans through August 17th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • June 17, 2021

    Updated arrival tips for Disneyland and DCA to reflect new rope-drop procedures.

  • June 11, 2021

    Published plans through the end of August for Walt Disney World. Please note that our wait estimates are subject to change as Disney increases park capacity. We recommend creating your FINAL RideMax plans as close to your visit date as possible!

  • June 3, 2021

    Published plans through July 14th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • May 24, 2021

    Performed MAJOR update to DCA wait estimates based on recently-increasing wait times.

  • May 20, 2021

    Performed MAJOR update to Disneyland wait estimates based on recently-increasing wait times. Watch for related update for DCA coming soon!

  • May 6, 2021

    Updated our arrival advice for Disneyland and DCA. This advice is found at the top of RideMax plans which being at park opening time.

  • April 24, 2021

    Published plans through June 26th for Walt Disney World.

  • January 20, 2021

    Published plans through April 3rd for Walt Disney World.

  • January 2, 2021

    Published plans through March 6th for Walt Disney World. Note that our estimates for 2021 dates are likely to change due to park-hopping beginning in January.

  • December 30, 2020

    The RideMax mobile app now allows you to share photos in RideMax chat.

  • December 9, 2020

    Published plans through February 19th for Walt Disney World. Note that our estimates for 2021 dates are likely to change once Disney reinstates park-hopping beginning in January.

  • November 5, 2020

    Published plans through January 16th for Walt Disney World.

  • October 5, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of November for Walt Disney World.

  • September 3, 2020

    Increased weekend wait time estimates, when many locals seem to be visiting the parks.

  • August 7, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of September for Walt Disney World.

  • July 28, 2020

    Major update to Epcot wait estimates.

  • July 20, 2020

    Major update to Disney's Hollywood Studios wait estimates.

  • July 16, 2020

    Major update to Magic Kingdom wait estimates.

  • July 13, 2020

    Major update to Animal Kingdom wait estimates.

  • June 20, 2020

    Updates to Disney World plans now that Disney's re-opening plans are becoming clearer: No FP+, no single rider, no virtual queues to begin with.

  • June 9, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of August for Walt Disney World. Also removed FP+ selections from main planning screen, at least temporarily, as FP+ will be unavailable when the parks reopen in July. (And crowd estimates are *still* subject to change!)

  • May 1, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of July for Walt Disney World. (Crowd estimates subject to change!)

  • March 4, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of June for Walt Disney World.

  • March 2, 2020

    Adjusted our wait time estimates upward for Disneyland and DCA for March 3rd through March 5th.

  • March 2, 2020

    Published planning dates through April 11th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • February 26, 2020

    Performed MAJOR update to the RideMax wait estimates for Disney's Hollywood Studios, due to a recent shift in crowd patterns under Disney's current opening procedure.

  • February 19, 2020

    Published planning dates through March 31st for Disneyland and DCA.

  • January 27, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of April for Walt Disney World.

  • January 27, 2020

    Published planning dates through March 9th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • January 9, 2020

    Published planning dates through February 20th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • December 28, 2020

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of March for Walt Disney World.

  • December 14, 2019

    Published planning dates through January 25th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • December 7, 2019

    More updates to our advice in the RideMax "Tips & Hints" for visiting Rise of the Resistance, based on the extreme demand for this attraction. We've also added an arrival tip to DHS RideMax plans with important advice in this regard.

  • December 5, 2019

    Updated our advice in the RideMax "Tips & Hints" for visiting Rise of the Resistance, based on today's crowd-control process.

  • November 25, 2019

    Updated Disney World park hours for MANY dates in December and January, based on new hours from Disney.

  • November 25, 2019

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of February for Walt Disney World.

  • November 25, 2019

    Updated Disney World park hours and recommendations calendar for this week, based on new hours and EMH from Disney.

  • November 19, 2019

    Published planning dates through December 31st for Disneyland and DCA. Also changed many of our FastPass return time estimates based on recent trends.

  • October 30, 2019

    Published planning dates through December 7th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • October 24, 2019

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of January for Walt Disney World.

  • October 9, 2019

    Published planning dates through November 20th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • September 28, 2019

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of December for Walt Disney World.

  • September 18, 2019

    Published planning dates through October 31st for Disneyland and DCA.

  • August 31, 2019

    Published planning dates through October 19th for Disneyland and DCA.

  • August 30, 2019

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of November for Walt Disney World.

  • August 23, 2019

    Added support for Morning EMH at all four Disney World parks, including for the "Extra-Extra Magic Hours" coming up for the next couple of months. Also decided to go ahead and list the Millennium Falcon as a selectable attraction in RideMax after all (and thus removed our previous advice about the new land, which for the most part no longer applies). If Disney ends up controlling access to the land by not allowing new guests to enter Galaxy's Edge as the day goes on, we may reverse this decision again. :-) Stay tuned for possible changes in this regard once the new area opens next week!

  • August 19, 2019

    Added detailed strategy advice for visiting Galaxy's Edge at Walt Disney World to the "Tips & Hints" pages, available from the link you see after logging into RideMax.

  • August 9, 2019

    Published planning dates through September 21st for Disneyland and DCA.

  • July 23, 2019

    Published plans and park recommendations calendar through the end of October for Walt Disney World.

  • July 18, 2019

    Published planning dates through August 31st for Disneyland and DCA.

  • June 29, 2019

    Published planning dates through the end of August for Walt Disney World. Note that we expect to update the RideMax "Tips & Hints" pages soon with advice for visiting Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, which opens August 29th at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

  • June 28, 2019

    Published planning dates through August 9th for Disneyland and DCA. Also reduced crowd level estimates for most dates on the Disneyland calendar.