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Disney survived Hurricane Irma. Can you get your money back?
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For the fifth time in history, Disney shut its doors to prepare for the storm, according to the company. The park closed down on Sunday and Monday, leaving only resorts and hotels open. - photo by Herb Scribner
Hurricane Irma caused a lot of damage across Florida this weekend, but the happiest place on Earth wasnt destroyed.

Irma a once-Category 5 storm that has now been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone wrecked havoc across the entire state of Florida over the weekend, causing major flooding in the northern city of Jacksonville and widespread panic throughout the state, according to ABC News.

For the fifth time in history, Disney shut its doors to prepare for the storm, according to the company. The park closed down on Sunday and Monday, leaving only resorts and hotels open.

"We hope to resume normal operations on Tuesday, Sept. 12. We will provide regular updates to our guests on all operational changes," the statement from Disney reads.

  • Disney reopened its doors at 9 a.m. ET on Tuesday. The Disney Springs shopping, dining and entertainment area also reopened, but at 10 a.m.
  • Hurricane Irma briefly flirted with Orlando. The storm made landfall and dropped to a Category 1 hurricane, with winds of about 85 mph, when it got close to Disney, according to the National Weather Service.
  • If youre a traveler who avoided Disney because of the storm, you may want to read People magazines explainer on obtaining your refunds. Disneys hurricane policy allows customers to receive money back if the National Hurricane Center declares a warning for the city. It will not reimburse air travel, rented cars or third-party hotel stays.
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