Disney Springs
  • On Feb 11, 2023
    Larissa Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    My aunt is a Florida resident- if she were to buy my kids' tickets and verify her address online, does she have to be present at the parks as well?

    Welcome to planDisney, Larissa!

    What a wonderful fairy godmother, I mean, aunt you have! I love that your aunt wants to give your Mouseketeers the gift of magic; I honestly can’t think of a better present. 

    The first thing I’d like to mention is that as long as your Mouseketeers are under 18, your aunt can purchase theme park tickets for them using her Florida Resident discount. Yippie! 

    However, unless your aunt has already verified her Florida residency online, it may not be enough because online verification may be limited to the person purchasing the ticket. If this is the case, your aunt would have to be present to pick up the tickets on the first day of your children’s visit with her Florida Resident ID. To pick up the tickets, she is welcome to visit any ticket booth windows at the entrances of all four theme parks. Once the tickets have been activated, your children will be able to use the tickets for the duration of their trip without your aunt being present. 

    Another option that may be more convenient for your aunt could be to pick up the tickets with the children at the Disney Ticket Center at Disney Springs before the start of their vacation. Perhaps the day before, they could all visit the location to get the tickets activated. That way, your aunt would not need to be at the theme park the first morning of the kiddos’ visit.

    I love shopping and dining at Disney Springs, so any trip there adds more magic to the vacation! The World of Disney Store at Disney Springs has a vast collection of Disney merchandise; it’s a magical place to get souvenirs from the trip. 

    We can’t wait to welcome you to the magic, Larissa! Have an enchanting visit. 

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Meet the Panelist: Aena, Texas

Hi friends! Consider me your own Fairy Godmother, full of helpful tips to make your Walt Disney World Resort vacation magical. I'm Aena, wife to my Prince Charming, mom to future Imagineers, and forever a kid at heart. I call Walt Disney World...I mean, Texas home, and spend my time singing Disney tunes. One of my favorite things to do is to stay on property and explore everything the resorts have to offer. I'd love to help you find the best Instagram-worthy spots for your Walt Disney World Resort vacation! Learn More About Aena

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