• On May 16, 2017
    Cheryl from PA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I am a DVC member and have decided to purchase the GOLD annual passes for the 1st time. I noticed that I can purchase passes for those family members living with me. Do all family members need to be present to activate the passes?

    Hi Cheryl,
    I hope you are enjoying your Disney Vacation Club membership, and taking full advantage of the many enhanced Member Benefits offered this yEAR! With so many benefits and experiences offered to members this year, like the Moonlight Magic events, the Member Lounge at Epcot, and enhanced discounts on dining and merchandise offered as part of Membership Magic Ever After, it truly is a great time to be a Disney Vacation Club member!

    The Walt Disney World Resort Gold Annual Pass available exclusively to both Disney Vacation Club members and Florida residents is another great perk! In addition to providing access to all four Walt Disney World Resort Theme Parks for one year (subject to limited blockout dates from December 18, 2017 to January 2, 2018 and March 24 to April 6, 2018), the Gold Annual Pass also includes unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads. In fact, I thought it was such a great deal I recently purchased my own Gold Annual Pass!

    I contacted Disney on your behalf and confirmed that the Disney Vacation Club member and all family members living in their immediate household who will be purchasing a Gold Annual Pass do have to be present when initially activating the Passes.

    Cheryl, I hope this information is helpful as you continue planning your trip. Should you have any other questions, please send them our way. Wishing you a wonderful year of Disney travel with your Gold Pass!

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Meet the Panelist: Trish, Nova Scotia

Hi! I'm Trish from Canada, a single mom to two kids and a proud Disney Vacation Club member. In my circle of friends, I have a reputation for gravitating to any discussion involving Disney Parks and Resorts and would welcome the chance to share my experiences with you. Have you ever wondered what Disney Vacation Club is all about? Trying to decide if membership is right for your family? Have a question about visiting a Disney Vacation Club Resort? If so, you have come to the right place!

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