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  • On Aug 9, 2023
    Veronica from NJ Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Can I buy an annual pass now and activate it in 11 months? I just booked a DVC stay at my 11 month window and I was hoping to purchase an annual pass for that trip.

    Welcome to planDisney, Veronica, and Welcome Home!

    As a fellow Disney Vacation Club Member and Disney Sorcerer Annual Passholder, I am so excited to answer your question. Of all the bountiful benefits offered to DVC Members, we have found the most value in access to the Disney Sorcerer Annual Pass. Let's take a look at Annual Pass activation. 

    According to the Walt Disney World Resort Annual Pass Terms and Conditions, an Annual Pass must be activated within one year from the date of purchase. Then, once it is activated, you can utilize it for one year from the date of activation. So, if you are planning to travel in 11 months, you should be within your window to wait for activation. However, if there is any doubt, I would recommend discussing your dates with DVC Member Services when you call to purchase your Pass or perhaps waiting to purchase the Pass until slightly closer to your travel dates (although sales of Annual Passes are dependent upon availability). Either way, make sure you check out all the exclusive discounts available for Disney Annual Passholders! 

    Thank you for visiting planDisney. We are here for all your Disney Vacation Club questions.

    Enjoy making magical memories!
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Welcome Home! I'm Tiffany, a Speech Pathologist, wife, and mom to two incredible kids. We are a family of voyagers who share a passion for travel, and Disney Vacation Club was where it all started. Our Membership has inspired us to cross an ocean and even host a family reunion at Walt Disney World Resort. I can't wait to help you plan your next Disney Vacation Club adventure! Learn More About Tiffany

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