• On Jan 27, 2017
    Lisa from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Do annual passes start the first day of purchase or the first day of use? I saw an answer to this question, but when reading the answer, found that it only referred to Florida residents.

    Hello and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    Your Walt Disney World Annual Pass will not be activated until you arrive at a Walt Disney World Theme Park.  Simply head on over to the Ticket Booths and a Cast Member will be happy to assist you in obtaining your Annual Pass which resembles a credit card.  You may also activate your Annual Pass at Disney Springs. Just locate Guest Services once you arrive.  You will find directory maps throughout the Disney Springs area. Have identification handy and the credit/debit card you used to purchase your Annual Pass. 

    Diane's Tip of the Day:  Make sure to take advantage of discounts which come with being an Annual Passholder.  You can get up to 20% off of Disney dining and merchandise.  Make sure to let your Cast Members know that you are an Annual Passholder.  Again, please have identification with you. 

    Thank you so much for visiting the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  Please join us again real soon should any new questions or concerns arise.  We are always ready to help spread some pixie dust.  

    Have a MAGICAL day and "SEE YOU REAL SOON!"

    ~Diane G. 
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Meet the Panelist: Diane, Texas

Hello! My name is Diane and I am a mother of three great boys (ages 21, 17 and 16) and a fantastic wife from the great state of Texas!   A Walt Disney World vacation will leave you with many beautiful memories to last a lifetime. Learn More About Diane

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