• On Dec 17, 2016
    Diana from FL 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.

    Even though the new magic bands came out, can i still use my old ones?

    Hey, Diana!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. I am so glad you asked this question because many of us have MagicBands that we love. Some with special graphics and others that "surprise and delight" with sounds and special colors at the theme park touch points. 

    As long as your MagicBand is linked to your Disney account through My Disney Experience it will continue to work. So keep wearing those fantastic MagicBands covered with your favorite characters or designed to match your best Disney Parks outfit.

    Disney Dad Tip: The typical lifespan of a MagicBand is 24 months. After that they may not work anymore. I suggest keeping a log of the dates of each MagicBand so you know when 24 months is up.

    Diana, enjoy making many Magical Memories Walt Disney World Resort!

    ~Jason ºOº
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Meet the Panelist: Jason, Georgia

I am a father and orthodontist who loves the hidden treasures found on Disney vacations. For over a decade, my wife and I have raised our two sons on Disney Cruise Line, Adventures By Disney, and Disney Theme Parks on both coasts. From large group and multigeneration family vacations to adult trips and couples getaways, I am excited to share my years of pixie-dust-covered experiences with you while planning your Disney vacation. Let the lifelong magical memories ... begin! Learn More About Jason

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