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Shanghai Disneyland introduces paid fastpasses

Discussion in 'Tokyo, Hong Kong and Shanghai' started by egg, Apr 7, 2017.

  1. egg

    egg Well-Known Member

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    This is now two weeks old, but I don't believe it's been mentioned here. Shanghai Disneyland now offers an option to buy fastpasses with money.

    Here's an article from themeparkinsider.com on the matter: http://www.themeparkinsider.com/flume/201703/5499/

    Thoughts?
     
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  2. Juujuugurl

    Juujuugurl New Member

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    Lame. I don't know if Paris or Hong Kong does it, but WDW or TDR don't do paid fast passes. I thought free fast passes was a "Disney" thing!
     
  3. Monty

    Monty Who opened Pandora's Box? Premium Member

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    Either I'm missing something or the math doesn't work. There are three lesser passes that cost 120/150RMB regular/peak, but buying the "set" costs four times that at 480/600RMB... So they charge four times as much for three passes combined as they do if you purchase the three separately?

    :cautious:

    ETA: Nevermind, I figured it out: The lesser pass is only good for one of the two or three participating rides in each area. So, the set gets you one ride on all seven attractions for the price of four individual rides.
     
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  4. networkpro

    networkpro Well-Known Member

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    Its a joint venture with Disney as the minor partner 43% ownership vs 57% for the Shanghai Shendi Group
     
  5. WildernessLodge

    WildernessLodge Well-Known Member

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    If it wasn't so pricey it would prob be worth it
     
  6. GiveMeTheMusic

    GiveMeTheMusic Well-Known Member

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    SDL is a unique case. Guests scalp their FPs to other guests. This is an effort to curtail that, not just another revenue stream.
     

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