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  • On Jan 17, 2020
    Betty jane from FL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Can I charge items on my band when not staying on property?

    Hi Betty Jane!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.  Thanks for stopping by to ask a question about the amazing little accessory you see people wearing while on a Walt Disney World vacation;  the MagicBand.  

    Using a MagicBand to charge purchases is a wonderful perk.   I love not having to carry around a wallet or purse into the parks with me.   Currently MagicBand charging privileges are only available to Guests who are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel.   If you stay off property you can still use your MagicBand to enter the Theme Parks, utilize your FastPass+ selections and attach Disney PhotoPass pictures to your account.  

    I suggest looking into purchasing Disney Gift Cards to use on your vacation.   This would save you from having to carry cash and they are easy to keep up with.  I often will buy a Disney Gift Card on my weekly grocery shopping trips and use them as my "Disney vacation savings fund".    By the time we visit I have a good amount saved up to spend on souvenirs, food and fun.  

    I hope this has helped.  If you have any another questions please don't hesitate to send them our way.  We love to help any chance we get.

    Dream as Dreamers Do,

    Jen
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Hello, my name is Jen, and my family and I call the Gulf Coast of Alabama home. I am a mom to 2 rowdy Pirates and a beautiful teenage Princess. I've been showing my "Disney Side" since I was a small child and I can't wait to share the abundance of Pixie-Dusted knowledge I have acquired about the Most Magical Place on Earth with you and your family! Learn More About Jennifer

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