Mom and Child wearing Magic Bands
  • On Jan 24, 2019
    Malorie from TX Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    My family and I will be arriving at Disney World in February and we’re wondering if our magic bands from May 2017 will still work? If not is there a way we can replace the battery or should we just order new bands? *we are not staying onsite at the resorts

    Hi, Malorie! Thanks for bringing your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    How exciting that your next Walt Disney World Resort vacation is just a few weeks away! My family has some MagicBands from 2015 that still work, so I think yours from May 2017 should work just fine. Although you won’t be staying at an official Walt Disney World Resort hotel for this trip, your MagicBands will still be great for Theme Park admission (after linking your tickets through your My Disney Experience Mobile App), scanning for Disney PhotoPass Photographers, and checking in for your FastPass+ experiences, too. 

    Although you shouldn’t have any problems using these features with your current MagicBands, there are so many awesome designs to choose from you might find yourself wanting new ones anyway! Some of my new favorites include an awesome Minnie Mouse MagicBand 2, a Limited Release Disney Emoji MagicBand 2, and the Dooney & Bourke Limited Release Walt Disney World Passport Collection MagicBand. No matter which style of MagicBand you choose, you’re sure to love the style, ease and convenience of this amazing accessory.

    Have a fabulous vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Amy, South Carolina

Hiya, pals! I'm Amy from South Carolina. I'm married to my Disney-loving best friend, and together we've raised two princes and a princess. Whether I'm teaching my high school journalism students, planning Disney Bounding outfits with my daughter, or researching which new adventures we'll encounter on our next Walt Disney World Resort vacation, I find a way to incorporate a little Disney magic into everything I do. I look forward to helping you discover the magic, too!  Learn More About Amy

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