• On Oct 19, 2017
    Cecilia from Buenos Aires Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi we are going to Disney in late November . Ready for disney christmas !! I am considering buying an annual platinum pass ( non resident) If I buy it today but go to disney in november will the year count as from today or as from november ?? Thanks

    Hello Cecilia! Welcome back to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    When I first became a Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholder, I made the decision to maximize the Theme Park Admissions I would be needing for the full calendar year right down to the 365th day.

    When you purchase a Walt Disney World Resort Annual Pass online or by contacting a Cast Member at (407)939-7679, you will be sent a package in the mail with information regarding your Annual Pass. As part of that welcoming package, you should receive a redeemable certificate that must be activated in person at a Ticket Window Guest Services location at Walt Disney World Resort directly.

    You will be required to show identification to have your Annual Pass activated on that first visit. The good news about this process is that until you activate it, your Walt Disney World Resort Annual Pass will not begin to count down the 365 days of eligibility. Your Annual Pass will begin upon your first use in November.

    Be sure to look into the benefits afforded to Annual Passholders before your visit, including exclusive Annual Passholder discounted rates for Resort Hotel stays. You can even arrange to take advantage of the Annual Passholder Special Offers on Resort Hotel stays before activation, as long as you activate your card before you Check-In.

    Get ready for 365 days of Endless Magic!

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Hello, I’m Todd – fun dad to two super kids, a beautiful princess and adventurous pirate, and husband to a loving wife. By day, I work as a storyteller and high school teacher, where I help others find their own stories through the magic of the Walt Disney World Resort!

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