Disneyland tickets on sale: Website delays frustrate buyers

Tickets for Disneyland theme parks in California went on sale immediately, and followers are clearly wanting to revisit the magic after greater than a 12 months.

Some might have to attend a bit longer than anticipated, nonetheless.

Social media was flooded this afternoon by messages from would-be parkgoers who say they’ve been ready hours to buy tickets. Guests to the landing page are greeted with a message asking them to not refresh the web page or click on the again button. Somewhat, they’re requested to remain put and wait in a digital queue.

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“Because of excessive demand, that is taking longer than anticipated,” the message reads. “We’ve lots of Company accessing our system, so that you at the moment are in a ready room to plan your park go to.”

Some annoyed Disney followers stated on Twitter that they waited and waited within the queue solely to be booted out. Apparently, the web site has been so inundated with visitors that it’s unable to even approximate wait instances in lots of instances—it simply says “recalculating.”

Reached for remark, a Disney spokesperson reiterated that the positioning was seeing a flood of tourists. “Our web site is experiencing excessive demand,” the spokesperson stated. “We’re working by way of the queue as rapidly as attainable.”

Disney’s U.S. theme parks closed in March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic started to unfold. Disneyland and Disneyland California Journey have introduced that they may reopen to California residents on April 30 in accordance with present steering from well being officers. Capability might be restricted upon reopening.