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    Giving rides at Walt Disney World

    Follow the instructions below when giving rides at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. You can also check out the Learning Center tab in you Lyft Driver app for more tips on when and where to drive.
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    Waiting for requests

    • Wait in the designated staging area. Only drivers within the designated areas are added to the queue.
    • The queue is first in-first out. The driver who has been waiting within the staging area in driver mode the longest gets the next request. Your physical location within the staging area does not affect your spot in the queue, but if you exit the staging area or log out of driver mode, you will lose your spot.
    • You can view your place in line in the app. Learn how to view your position in the queue here.
    • Passenger cancellations don't affect your place in line. If your passenger cancels on you, head back to the staging area. As long as you're back within 15 minutes, you'll be placed at the front of the queue.
    • Driver cancellations and missed requests do affect your place in line. If you are the one to cancel a request, or if you miss a request, you're placed at the back of the queue.

    Pickups and drop-offs

    • Pick up passengers from the designated locations in the image below.
    • Drop off passengers at their destination of choice. Always follow posted signs and traffic laws.

    Disney Springs

    • Staging lot: The staging lot is north of Disney Springs. It's located on Village Services Trail, off of E Buena Vista Dr.
    • Pickups and drop-offs: There are two pickup and drop-off areas on the east and west sides of Disney Springs.
      • Eastern location: Use the bus lane for pickups and drop offs.
      • Western location: You can pick up and drop off passengers at the curb.

    Staging lot location

    The staging lot is north of Disney Springs. It's located on Village Services Trail, off of E Buena Vista Dr.
    The map shows Disney Springs, and zooms in to show you the staging lot. The location of the lot is in the upper-right corner of the map.

    Pickup and drop-off location

    There are two pickup and drop-off areas on the east and west sides of Disney Springs.
    • Eastern location: Use the bus lane for pickups and drop offs.
    • Western location: You can pick up and drop off passengers at the curb.
    The eastern location is shown on the left side of the map. The western location is shown on the right side of the map.

    Disney's Hollywood Studios

    As of July 2021, the staging lot and pickup locations at Disney's Hollywood Studios have changed. Here's the a link to the location of Disney's Hollywood Studios on Google Maps.
    Here's what you need to know:
    • Staging lot: The new staging lot is north of Hollywood Studios, near Epcot Resorts Blvd.
    • Pickups: The new pickup area is in the bus area, at load zones 51, 52, 53, and 54.
    • Pickup area entrance: You must use the Buses Only entrance on S Studio Dr, across from E Buena Vista Dr.

    Staging lot location

    The new staging lot is north of Hollywood Studios, near Epcot Resorts Blvd.
    • The new staging lot is highlighted in pink at the top of the map shown below.
    • The new pickup area is highlighted in the lower right-hand corner.

    Pickup location

    The new pickup area is in the bus area. This map shows a zoomed-in look at the bus lanes.
    • You can pick up passengers at load zones 51, 52, 53, and 54.
    • You must use the Buses Only entrance on S Studio Dr, across from E Buena Vista Dr.

    How to get from the staging lot to the pickup area

    Getting from the staging lot to the pickup area is easy. The pickup area on the map is labeled PUDO, which stands for pickup and drop-off.
    Look at the map below to see your route highlighted in yellow.
    Remember:
    • You must use Epcot Resorts Blvd, crossing E Buena Vista Dr.
    • To enter the pickup area, you must use the Buses Only entrance on S Studio Dr, across from E Buena Vista Dr.

    Disney's Magic Kingdom

    Here's a link to the location of Disney's Magic Kingdom on Google Maps.
    • Staging lot: The staging lot is on World Dr, across from the Zurg and Scar parking lots.
    • Pickup and drop-offs: Pick up and drop off your passengers at the guest drop-off lot next to Disney's Transportation & Ticket Center.
    You'll find these locations labeled on the map below. The pickup and drop-off area is labeled PUDO on the image.

    Disney's Animal Kingdom

    Here's a link to the location of Disney's Animal Kingdom on Google Maps.
    • Staging area: The staging area is on the eastern side of the parking lot, near the Yeti section.
    • Pickup and drop-offs: Pick up and drop off your passengers on the northern side of the parking lot, near the guest drop-off area.
    The staging lot is highlighted in a pink triangle on the left-hand side of the map. The pickup and drop-off area is labeled PUDO on the image.

    Disney's Epcot

    Here's a link to the location of Disney's Epcot on Google Maps.
    When driving at Epcot, staging, pickups, and drop-offs are all in the Journey parking lot. Here's a link to the Journey Lot on Google Maps.
    • Staging area: The staging area is in the first lane of the Journey parking lot.
    • Pickup and drop-off area: Pick up and drop off your passengers in the second lane of the Journey parking lot.
    You'll find these locations labeled on the map below. The pickup and drop-off area is labeled PUDO on the image.

    Disney's ESPN Wide World of Sports

    You'll find these locations all labeled on the map below. The pickup and drop-off areas are labeled PUDO on the image.

    Minnie Van Mode at Walt Disney World

    This service is temporarily unavailable.
    The Minnie Van mode is provided by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and Resort employees at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida. All Minnie Van ride vehicles are provided and operated by Walt Disney Parks and Resorts. Lyft users choosing to take a ride in the Minnie Van mode agree that the Minnie Van mode is subject to Walt Disney World Resort policies.

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