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  • On Nov 2, 2015
    Teresa from ID Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Hi Moms and Dads I am visiting in Feb 2016 and need just 2 day park hopper. I have not visit the parks without package option. How do we get the tickets and are they the magic bands or just paper? How long should we purchases them in advanced? Thank you

    Hello Teresa!

    Welcome back to the Walt Disney World Resort! If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, then your tickets will be on a MagicBand and you pick them up at check-in. If you do not have a reservation at a Walt Disney Resort hotel, then they will be paper tickets. If you purchase your tickets online, you can choose your shipping option. They can be mailed to your home or you can choose 'Will Call' and pick them up at any Walt Disney World Resort theme park ticket sales location. If you have MagicBands from a previous stay, you can link your tickets to your MagicBand through your Disney account.

    You are not required to purchase theme park tickets in advance. However, for the extra convenience and flexibility, I recommend that you purchase tickets at least 90 days in advance (but you can purchase them immediately if you wish) to give you plenty of time to link everything to MyMagic+. You can begin making FastPass+ selections when you are within 30 days of arrival (or 60 days with a Disney Resort hotel or Walt Disney World Swan or Dolphin Hotel reservation).

    If you have any other questions, please come back and see us real soon at the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Have a magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Tania, Virginia

I've been on numerous Walt Disney World Resort vacations, ranging from girlfriend getaways, anniversary trips, "runDisney-cations," mommy/daughter trips and family vacations with my 5 princesses in tow! Need a reason for a Disney vacation? I've got 20! Learn More About Tania

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