• On Jun 13, 2019
    Belen from FL 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.

    if i would like to buy two annual passes for a trip in January now, will my annual pass begin when i activate in the parks, or when I purchase them.

    Hey, hey Belen and welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Being a Walt Disney World Passholder is like holding a golden ticket to the best theme park attractions in the world. I love the freedom to go into any theme park, to live the magic as many time as I want by flying over London on Peter Pan's Flight, go Soarin' Around the World, flying on a banshee in Avatar Flight of Passage, and taking a super stretch limo on Rock 'n' Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith. I know you will have the same pixie-dusted experience. For me, the benefits such as savings on merchandise, food and beverage, tours, and, of course, hotel reservations have paid for the Annual Pass. Make sure to check the Special Offers for Passholders.

    Annual Passes are activated once you enter a theme park for the first time not when they are purchased. In fact, if you purchase an Annual Pass now and do not use it within the first 12 months you may apply the value of your Passport to purchase a new Passport and just pay the difference so you never lose your magical investment.

    Disney Dad Tip: Discounts are only given if you show proof of your annual pass so be sure to carry your Passholder card with you to the theme parks. If you forget, some Cast Members (Disney lingo for employee) will allow you to show your Annual Pass on the My Disney Experience mobile app.

    Belen, enjoy making many Magical Memories.

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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a father and orthodontist who loves the hidden treasures found on Disney vacations. For over a decade, my wife and I have raised our two sons on Disney Cruise Line, Adventures By Disney, and Disney Theme Parks on both coasts. From large group and multigeneration family vacations to adult trips and couples getaways, I am excited to share my years of pixie-dust-covered experiences with you while planning your Disney vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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