Skip to Content

Aulani Resort Announces A Phased Reopening For Early November

HomeAulani Resort Announces A Phased Reopening For Early November
Aulani Resort Announces A Phased Reopening For Early November

It’s official: Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is planning a phased reopening for Nov. 1, 2020 after first shutting down in March due to the ongoing pandemic.

Disney made the reopening announcement on Thursday, Sept. 24, along with ensuring that many health and safety protocols will be implemented to protect guests, the cast, the community. 

“Given Hawaii’s recent announcement of a pre-arrival testing program for those traveling from out-of-state, we are working toward a phased reopening of Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa beginning on Sunday, November 1,” Disney announced.

Aulani Resort

Per Disney, the phased reopening “considers the guidance of local and national government and health authorities, including the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), as well as the U.S. Travel Association and Disney’s team of health and safety experts.”

They made it clear that this approach allows them “to evaluate and adjust along the way, as circumstances and the recommendations of health authorities evolve.”

Aulani will make health and safety resources available to guests, so they are updated on all of the new policies that come with the reopening.

If you’re interested in visiting Aulani, you can fill out the form below. And make note: if you book a reservation and want to cancel either a room-only booking or a vacation package, you can do so up to 24 hours prior to your arrival date for stays through May 20, 2021.

The following products and services give us a commission on sales.

Get our free Quick Start Guide

Have our guide delivered right to your inbox with our 6-step Disney World planning process to make it less overwhelming. Snag our free guide ➡️

Take our course

Check out our course that will help you learn all about Walt Disney World planning with dozens of videos and downloadables for each step along the way. Get access now ➡️

Our recommend travel agency

We partner with Small World Vacations, Diamond Level Authorized Disney Vacations Planners in business since 1996. Get a quote now ➡️

Want to stay deluxe on a moderate budget?

It’s 1 of our top fave ways to save! By renting DVC points, you can stay in deluxe accommodations for a fraction of the price. Check availability ➡️

Private car service

Quicksilver Tours will transport you in style. They assist with luggage at the airport, provide car seats, and include a free grocery stop. Book your car ➡️

Need a stroller, wheelchair, or scooter?

Buena Vista Scooters is a company with a great reputation who offers in-person resort drop off and pick up of strollers, scooters, and wheelchairs. Book your rental ➡️

Amazon recommendations

Check out our Amazon shop with trip essentials we love. Start shopping ➡️

WDW Prep merch

Get WDW Prep merch to show off your Disney knowledge (especially fun for spotting others during your trip!). Check out the WDW Prep merch shop ➡️

Allyson Koerner