• On Jun 30, 2018
    Tiffany from AZ Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We have the city pass and we'll be starting in San Diego. When we arrive at Disneyland for our 3 day pass on Saturday, we're also planning to use our magic hour. Do we need to trade in our CityPASS be a paper or can we add to app ahead of time?

    Hi there Tiffany!

    Thanks for visiting us here on the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I love that you will be packing so much fun into your vacation with the Southern California CityPASS. Not only will you have three magnificent days at the Happiest Place on Earth, but also a day to build memories at LEGOLAND California Resort and explore marine life in SeaWorld Adventure Park.

    Before you head to the Disneyland Resort, I suggest downloading the official Disneyland app. This handy app contains detailed park maps and entertainment schedules. You can use it to familiarize yourself with the entire Disneyland Resort before your trip. Once at the parks you can view attraction wait times, Character meeting locations, and even book last-minute dining reservations.

    With your Southern California CityPASS, you will head directly to the turnstiles at Disneyland Park or Disney California Adventure Park. Here you will show your CityPASS card and photo ID. You will then be given a paper Disneyland Resort 3-Day Park Hopper Ticket good for your subsequent visits. Once you have this paper ticket, you can scan it directly to your Disneyland app under "My Tickets" then "Link Tickets & Passes." Once your ticket is linked to your app, you can use it to scan into the parks and also to purchase Disney MaxPass. This feature will allow you to make Disney FASTPASS selections right from the app on your mobile device. I highly recommend this to really maximize your time in the parks while spending less time waiting in attraction lines.

    I hope this helps, and have a Fantasmic vacation!
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Meet the Panelist: Jennifer, New Mexico

Hi there!  I'm Jennifer from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I am a toddler mom, military wife, and dentist who is constantly inspired by Disney. One of my greatest pleasures is helping others experience the magic of a Disney vacation! I can't wait to answer your questions so that you can easily explore the worlds of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy at the Disneyland Resort. Learn More About Jennifer

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