• On Feb 24, 2017
    Donna from ME Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I am buying annual pass with vacation club discount. It says I have to pick it up when I arrive at one of the parks. When does the year start, the day I bought it or the day I pick it up? Also, if I haven't picked it up can I reserve fastpass

    Hi Donna, and welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    One of many benefits currently available for Disney Vacation Club Members is being able to purchase discounted Annual Passes for Walt Disney World Theme Parks. Fortunately your Annual Pass will not be activated until your credentials are verified at a Guest Relations counter at any of the four Walt Disney World Theme Parks or Disney Springs. Therefore, you do not need to worry about losing any time on your Annual Pass until you choose to activate and start using your ticket.

    Remember to bring your Disney Vacation Club Membership Card to Guest Relations when initially activating your Annual Pass, along with your driver's license or state identification card, and your exchange certificate (for online purchases) or will-call number (for purchases by phone). In the meantime, I am happy to report that you can still start making those all-important FastPass+ selections even before your Annual Pass is activated simply by linking your ticket in your My Disney Experience account.

    Be sure to review all of the other benefits and special experiences available to Disney Vacation Club Members this year as part of Membership Magic Ever After. This includes a number of Signature Events, including several Moonlight Magic after-hours experiences at select Theme Parks and Water Parks at both the Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland Resort. Now more than ever, it is a great time to be a Disney Vacation Club Member!

    Wishing you a Magical upcoming Disney Vacation Club experience this year, and into the future!

    Magically Yours,

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Meet the Panelist: Trish, Nova Scotia

Hi! I'm Trish from Canada, a single mom to two kids and a proud Disney Vacation Club member. In my circle of friends, I have a reputation for gravitating to any discussion involving Disney Parks and Resorts and would welcome the chance to share my experiences with you. Have you ever wondered what Disney Vacation Club is all about? Trying to decide if membership is right for your family? Have a question about visiting a Disney Vacation Club Resort? If so, you have come to the right place!

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