• On Apr 21, 2016
    Beth from IL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Our family trip is scheduled for June & we are excited but things have changed since I have been here. Can magic bands have a specific amount of money on each of the kids bands. They have all been saving for a year and this will be better than cash

    Hi, Beth!

    I love that your kids have been saving for their vacation. I have no doubt they will have problem finding plenty of magical souvenirs at Disney!

    The MagicBands do not store any financial information such as cash, credit card numbers, or gift cards. You have a few options if you do not want to carry around the cash.

    -Purchase Disney Gift Cards with the cash. You will need to carry the cards with you, but it might be easier than the loose money.

    -If you are staying at a Disney Resort and have a credit card on file, you can charge back to your room with your MagicBands. With this option, you will need to keep track of their spending, but you can then pay the front desk with the cash to cover their purchases.

    -Another option is to simply have a ziplock baggie with each child's shopping money. I suggest you carry the money so the kids don't lose it if you go this route.

    However you decide to pay for your purchases, wishing you and your kids lots of wonderful shopping! Mouse Gear at  Epcot is one of my favorite shopping locations, as well as the Co-Op in Disney Springs. Enjoy!


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Meet the Panelist: Cathy, Ohio

I am a fundraiser/event planner turned stay at home mom. When I am not running to cheerleading practice or a soccer game with my kids, I enjoy scrapbooking, reading, and of course, planning our next Disney adventure!

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