• On Feb 24, 2021
    Anna from OH Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    We have a Disney vacation planned, however, we WILL NOT be staying on property. My question....we are wanting to purchase two-day tickets for everyone. Will we need the Magic Bands? I’m only used to doing Disney Cruises.

    Heigh-Ho Anna,

    Your Walt Disney World vacation is just around the river bend and we here at planDisney are happy to help with your Walt Disney World questions and planning. 

    While MagicBands are very convenient, especially when visiting the Walt Disney World Resort for multiple days, they are not necessary. After purchasing your tickets, either save the email with your confirmation number by printing it out or snapping a photo of it or link your tickets to your My Disney Experience profile. You will make Disney Park Pass reservations at this time, as well. Before entering your first Walt Disney World Theme Park make your way to the Guest Relations/Ticket Counter. Here a Cast Member will need your confirmation number or sign in to your My Disney Experience profile and provide you with a hard-ticket, also known as a Key to the World card. This card will be used for the entirety of your trip. 

    If you have not already done so, I highly recommend making a My Disney Experience profile, this is your vacation hub. In your case, you can add all Guests who will be traveling with you to your Family & Friend list. Next, you will link your tickets and follow all prompts to assign them to the appropriate Guests. It’s super easy and very handy. Download the mobile app and become comfortable navigating everything it can do for you while you are planning and before your arrival. It allows you to cancel and modify Disney Park Pass reservations, check on attraction wait times, make a table-service dining reservation, play games while waiting, select quick-service mobile food orders and that’s just the beginning. Have fun discovering its Magic.

    We look forward to your Return to the World of Magic and if we here at planDisney can be of any further assistance feel free to ask.

    Amy M. 
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Meet the Panelist: Amy, Virginia

I am a Dreamer who has always believed dreams are meant to be the path to your future. Walt Disney, I believe, felt the same way, "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Disney has always been proof that endless imagination and the passion to make them come to fruition is possible. I will never be to old for Disney, it is home to all of us Dreamers. 

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