Disneyland paris rules

Know All About Disneyland Paris Rules to follow in Theme Parks, Disney Hotels, Disney Village and Guest Parking

The thrill begins the moment you step inside Disneyland Paris. Iconic and exciting, Disneyland Paris provides an escape from reality, a world full of zest and entertainment. Children, youngsters, and adults can enjoy the park together and leave with a full heart. To ensure everyone has a pleasant experience, Disneyland Paris has laid out some rules. Go over them with us for an experience of a lifetime.

Disneyland Paris Theme Park Rules

Disneyland Paris rules are comprehensive, covering every detail of your visit. Following the dress code, entry and exit, health, and other rules are critical to ensure you and your fellow guests have a pleasant experience.

1. Access to the theme parks

  • Visitors get entry inside Disneyland Park after a thorough security check.
  • Visitors must comply with searches conducted by Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. at the entrance and inside the park, ensuring guests do not carry materials that may disturb and disrupt other guests.
  • Avoid carrying the following items with you to Disneyland Paris:
  1. Alcoholic beverages
  2. Glass containers
  3. Selfie sticks
  4. Dangerous objects—any kind of weapon, whether offensive or defensive—or objects that resemble weapons, toy guns (such as toy blasters, squirt guns, etc.)
  5. Anything that might annoy other guests (vuvuzelas, loudspeakers, horns).
  6. Remote-controlled toys, drones, and other entertainment items

2. Dress code

  • Disneyland Paris clothing rules must be adhered to for access to the Parks.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. has the right to consider any clothes and footwear inappropriate and deny entry to visitors if they feel it would impede operations in the park.
  • Ensure your clothes, footwear, makeup, or tattoos aren't offensive, scary, or capable of disturbing kids and a family-oriented audience.
  • Clothes that drag on the floor are prohibited, while capes, sticks, and other accessories that may interfere with security are also unacceptable.
  • Wearing masks is also not allowed for visitors aged 12 or older unless it is for medical purposes.
  • The above Disneyland Paris clothing rules may vary for private special events.

3. Entry and Exit

  • Parking tickets are essential for entry and exit.
  • Tourists must check and abide by the criteria listed on their Disneyland Paris access ticket.
  • Tourists must use the same tickets throughout their whole visit.
  • The tickets must also be valid. Tickets obtained from an unauthorised individual will not be considered for entry inside Disneyland Paris.
  • While visitors can enter and leave the park throughout the day, they must ensure they have the right paperwork/hand stamps and approval from a Disneyland Paris employee.

4. Luggage and belongings

  • Avoid carrying large bags and suitcases to Disneyland Paris.
  • Containers measuring over 55cm x 40cm x 25cm, including wheels, are not allowed inside the parks.
  • If you still wish to bring large bags, you must keep them in the storage facility outside the park. Avoid keeping valuables inside the bags.
  • Smaller bags and trollers, measuring less than 92cm x 132cm, are accepted inside the park.
  • However, smaller bags aren't allowed inside attractions and theatres.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. isn't responsible for damage or theft to your bags and belongings inside the Parks.

5. Means of transport

  • You cannot explore Disneyland Paris using roller skaters, bicycles, and other motorised vehicles.
  • Visitors who cannot walk or those with reduced mobility can bring their personal mobility device. It meets the following criteria:
  1. It is a medical device
  2. Has three or more wheels
  3. It is designed for increased mobility and body support
  4. Its speed shouldn't exceed a walking pace of six km/hour.
  5. Such visitors must also produce a medical certificate.
  • Helmets and reflective vests are recommended but mandatory when the visibility is low.

6. Pets and animals

  • Pets and emotional support animals (cats and dogs only) are allowed inside Disneyland Paris if:
  1. The animal is classified as an assistance dog and guide dog in Article L245-3 of the French Code of Social Action and Families.
  2. Animals are kept on a leash and under the guardian’s care.
  3. Valid medical proof of need can be provided
  4. Pet dogs must not be classified as dangerous in Article L211-12 of the French Rural and Maritime Fishing Code.
  5. They have limited access to attractions.
  • Owners must ensure their pets keep the premises clean. Also, pets shouldn't go near birds and other animals in the park. Owners must ensure their pets keep the premises clean. Also, pets shouldn't go near birds and other animals in the park.

7. Kids and minors

  • Disneyland Paris has specific rules for kids and minors.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by adults over 15 while purchasing tickets and entering the park.
  • The same goes for children visiting as part of a group.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. may refuse children access to the park if adults do not accompany them.
  • Age checks are also done for all attractions. Guardians are responsible if children are hurt at any attraction.
  • Children under one should avoid certain attractions as they might scare them.

8. Visitor conduct

  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. can refuse access to any visitor demonstrating questionable behaviour and posing a threat to the safety of everyone inside the park.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. can take action against any kind of behaviour deemed socially unacceptable by the authorities including theft, verbal and physical violence, insults or racial taunts and other violations of safety regulations.
  • Visitors are expected to keep the parks and their facilities clean.
  • Backstage and fenced-in areas are not accessible to visitors. Taking pictures with flashes or film with lights in attractions and shows is also prohibited.
  • Group picnics that require equipment are not allowed inside the Parks.
  • Eating and drinking inside attractions and theatres aren't recommended.

9. Health regulations

  • Attractions and rides inside Disneyland Paris might cause health issues for visitors already suffering from problems.
  • Visitors must ensure they're healthy before interacting with any attraction and ride.
  • Pregnant women and visitors with permanent disabilities must inform the authorities of the risks, conditions, restrictions, and mode of access to Disneyland Paris attractions.
  • Visitors with photosensitivity are advised to avoid certain attractions due to lighting effects.

10. Commercial activities

  • Visitors cannot use Disneyland Paris premises for commercial purposes.
  • The sale of goods and distribution of pamphlets and brochures are prohibited inside Disneyland Paris.
  • Resale of Disneyland Paris tickets without proper authorisation or declaration isn't allowed.
  • Audio, video and other recordings taken inside Disneyland Paris are meant for personal use only. Commercial use is only allowed after written authorisation from Euro Disney Associés S.A.S.

11. Smoking

Smoking is allowed only in designated outdoor areas. The same goes for electronic cigarettes. Smoking outside those areas is prohibited.

12. Lost and Found

Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. has the right to deal with unattended objects. They are dealt with appropriately in coordination with local authorities.

13. Safety and Security

  • Disneyland Paris may be closed for entry due to peak attention or safety reasons.
  • The entire park is under a video surveillance system operated by Euro Disney Associés S.A.S.
  • Armed security guards are also present inside Disneyland Paris.

Disneyland Paris Hotel Rules

Disneyland Paris hotels are luxurious and fun, but visitors must adhere to several rules. The rules involving every aspect of visitors' stay are laid out and must be followed for a safe experience.

1. Access to the hotels

  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. has the right to inspect visitors' clothes, coats and belongings at the entrance and inside the hotel. The inspection can be visual or use special equipment.
  • Entry may be denied to visitors who refuse inspection.
  • The list of items not allowed inside the hotel includes:
  1. Alcoholic beverages, glass bottles, objects or toys resembling a firearm
  2. Items that may disturb visitors' peace.
  3. Drones or any other remote-controlled toy
  4. Anything deemed inappropriate or disturbing by Euro Disney Associés S.A.S.
  • Visitors must occupy rooms from 3 PM on the day of arrival and vacate by 11 AM on the day of departure.

2. Visitor conduct

  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. can intervene if there are signs of theft, public order offences, verbal and physical violence, insults, fraud, drunkenness, indecency, malice, failure to comply with safety instructions and regulations, racism etc.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. can deny access to any visitor for inappropriate behaviour or causing safety concerns inside the premises.
  • The hotel staff must be allowed access to every room daily for everyone's safety.
  • Cleanliness inside the premises is paramount.
  • Causing too much noise is ill-advised during the day and night.

3. Dress code

  • Disneyland Paris Hotels follow a set dress code. It extends to shoes, tops, and bottoms.
  • The hotel has the right to deny entry to any visitor wearing questionable or disturbing clothes.
  • Headwear covering the face is prohibited for security reasons, except on medical grounds.
  • Visitors over 12 aren't allowed to wear costumes and masks except on medical grounds.

4. Safety and Security

  • The hotel's management can refuse entry to the premises for safety reasons.
  • Visitors with special needs must inform the hotel staff about their requirements before checking in.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. is not liable for damage to visitors' private belongings within the hotel area.
  • It is recommended that visitors keep safety-deposit boxes and lock their doors and windows when leaving their rooms.
  • Disneyland Paris Hotel is always under video surveillance.
  • Fires aren't allowed in the hotel's garden area.

5. Smoking and Drinking

  • Smoking isn't allowed in indoor areas, bedrooms, and closed or covered outdoor areas. The same applies to electronic cigarettes.
  • While alcohol consumption is allowed, visitors can buy alcohol only from hotel bars and restaurants.

6. Commercial activities

  • Visitors cannot sell items and services, brochures, and leaflets inside the hotel premises.
  • Photos, videos, and other content taken inside Disneyland Paris Hotel cannot be used for commercial purposes unless written authorisation is obtained from Euro Disney Associés, S.A.S.

7. Kids and minors

  • Minors without guardians aren't allowed to stay in Disneyland Paris Hotel.
  • Minors below 12 must be supervised. Guardians are responsible for any damage to minors.

8. Hotel Services

  • Restaurants, shops, and certain services may be closed due to weather, maintenance work, and other reasons.
  • Rules and regulations apply to swimming pools, gyms, and other hotel services.

9. Registration

According to article R. 611-42 of the Code of Entry and Stay of Aliens and of the Right of Asylum, visitors over 15 must fill out the registration form upon arrival at the hotel.

10. Pets and animals

  • Pets and assistance animals are allowed inside Disneyland Paris Hotel. However, they must be kept on a leash and under their owners' control.

11. Lost and Found

  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. has the right to deal with abandoned items appropriately.

Disney Village Rules 

  • In accordance with the latest French regulations, a health pass isn't necessary to visit Disney Village.
  • Wearing a mask isn't mandatory either.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. has the right to inspect visitors' personal belongings upon entering Disney Village and inside the grounds.
  • Entry may be denied to visitors who fail to comply with the inspection.
  • Illicit or hazardous substances, alcoholic beverages, glass bottles or dangerous objects are prohibited inside Disney Village.
  • Visitors must follow the dress code. They must avoid wearing clothes and shows that may offend, scare, or shock children or a family-oriented public.
  • Children under 12 must be accompanied by guardians, who are responsible for the children.
  • Except for guide and assistance dogs, pets aren't allowed inside Disney Village.
  • The sale of items and services is prohibited.
  • Consumption of alcohol is regulated in Disney Village, although you must buy alcohol only from the bars and restaurants inside the Village.
  • Euro Disney Associés S.A.S. can take action against theft, public disorder, verbal and physical violence, insults, fraud, cheating, racial taunts, discrimination or questionable behaviour.
  • Pictures and videos taken inside Disney Village cannot be used for commercial purposes.

Guest Parking Rules and Regulations

  • Cars, motorbikes, buses, coaches, and camping cars are only allowed in the Great Parking.
  • Access for animals, except cats and dogs, is prohibited.
  • Animals aren't allowed to be alone in the Guest Parking.
  • Disney Hotel stay documents are necessary for vehicle access in the parking.
  • Guest Parking is allowed to users only for the duration of their visit to the Disneyland Paris site.
  • Vehicles parked in Guest Parking aren't monitored or guarded by guests.
  • The French Highway Code applies to Guest Parking.
  • Visitors must park in the space designated to them in the Guest Parking by Disneyland Paris employees.
  • Flammable and explosive materials are forbidden inside vehicles.
  • Visitors must follow Disneyland Paris personnel's orders in case of a fire.
  • Visitors must seek the Guest Parking manager's approval for towing.
  • It is forbidden to litter in Guest Parking.
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Frequently Asked Questions About Disneyland Paris Rules

Q. What is not allowed in Disneyland Paris?

A. Alcoholic beverages, dangerous objects such as weapons, drones, remote control toys, and disturbing items like loudspeakers are not allowed in Disneyland Paris.

Q. Can I take my pet inside Disneyland Paris?

A. No, pets aren’t allowed inside Disneyland Paris Parks for safety and health reasons. However, guide and assistance dogs for the visually impaired and reduced mobility are allowed.

Q. What should I wear to Disneyland Paris?

A. Your clothing choice depends on when you visit Disneyland Paris. If you’re visiting in winter, long-sleeved t-shirts and sweatshirts are preferable. In summer, go for t-shirts and shorts.

Q. Is smoking permitted at Disneyland Paris?

A. Yes, smoking is permitted in dedicated smoking areas at Disneyland Paris. Smoking in the open is prohibited.

Q. Is there parking at Disneyland Paris?

A. Yes, parking is available at Disneyland Paris. However, you may need to pay for it depending on whether you’re staying at Disney Hotels.

Q. What are the parking regulations in Disneyland Paris?

A. Cars, motorbikes, buses, coaches, and camper vans are allowed in Disneyland Paris. Guest Parking is prohibited for vehicles towing a trailer or caravan, except for tourist buses with trailers. Heavy trucks are only allowed for Parks and Disney Village.

Q. Do I need ID proof to enter Disneyland Paris?

A. Yes, ID proof is necessary to enter Disneyland Paris.

Q. What are some do's and don'ts in Disneyland Paris?

A. Do the following for a pleasant Disneyland Paris experience: Carry an empty water bottle and fill it from the water fountains, use the Disneyland Paris app for navigation and start early to Disneyland Paris to enjoy your time. Avoid the following in Disneyland Paris: Don’t skip the shows, use public transport to reach the park as the parking can be expensive and book a stay at Disney hotels for discounted rates to the park and free parking.

Q. Can I take food inside Disneyland Paris?

A. While there are several restaurants inside Disneyland Paris, you can bring your own food and drinks.

Q. What are the must-follow rules in Disneyland Paris hotels?

A. Bringing pets inside Disneyland Paris hotels is prohibited as it may cause inconvenience to guests. The right clothing is necessary while children under 12 must be accompanied by their parents or guardians. Visitors must comply with security checks and smoking is not allowed other than in designated spaces.

Q. What are the rules in Disney Village?

A. Children under 12 must be accompanied by their parents or guardians. Animals, meanwhile, are not allowed in Disney Village.

Q. What are the safety measures at Disneyland Paris?

A. Enhanced cleaning procedures and alcohol-based sanitisers are among the safety measures installed at Disneyland Paris.

Q. Is photography permitted at Disneyland Paris?

A. Yes, photography is permitted at Disneyland Paris.