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  • On Sep 3, 2023
    Fred from WV Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I have a 4 Day Park Hopper ticket that was issued in 2002 for Disney World. I believe it has one day remaining on the ticket. How can I determine if there is any availability remaining and if so, can it still be used?


    Thanks for asking your question to planDisney!

    Having one of those older, non-expiration date tickets can be a fun way to both save money and remember the joys of a past visit! 

    But is your ticket still valid? That is a good question!

    Most of the tickets sold in recent years do not offer a no-expiration option, so if it had been a fairly recent ticket, I would tell you that it would likely no longer be valid. For the most part, Disney has not offered the No Expiration Option since around 2004. What most tickets do now is give you a specific number of days to redeem them. For instance, with a 4-day theme park ticket package you have 7 days to use all your theme park entries. After that, the tickets are no longer valid. 

    But since this is a ticket from 2002, you could very well have some residual value to cash in! 

    But to quote Mama Odie from The Princess and the Frog, let's dig a little deeper!

    Your best, end-all solution, is to call the Existing Tickets line. That phone number is (407) 934-7639. As long as you can provide them with a ticket number, they can give you the final word on what is left on that ticket. They can also let you know how to transfer any remaining value to a usable medium. You should not simply walk up to the park turnstiles with that ticket to try to use it.  

    The Walt Disney World website has a Help Center web page. You can find support for other questions there as well, but we always like to help out at planDisney, so keep those questions coming!

    Please feel free to write me back directly if you have any follow-up questions.

    Have a Magical Vacation!


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