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  • On Sep 15, 2020
    Diane from FL Asked

    My grandchildren are 16. They have a birthday coming up. As a Florida resident can I purchase Disney passes for them and activate proof of residency online? Or do I have to attend the park with them?

    Hi Diane! 

    Thanks for sending your question to the planDisney Panel! Great question! As a Floridian myself, I am happy to assist you! It is so nice of you to gift tickets to the grand kids. As a Florida Resident, you can purchase Florida Resident Discount tickets for your grandchildren, since minors do not have to provide proof of Florida residency. Keep in mind that there are a few things to consider if you are not going to be present. First, remember that when a Florida Resident purchases discounted tickets, in order to activate them, they need to provide proof of residency either online or upon arrival in order to activate all tickets including the child tickets. Also, upon entering the parks, the minor child must tap in at the touch points. If there are any issues with the ticket, the Florida Resident must be present to resolve the issue with Guest Services. Hope this helps!

    Did you know? As a Florida Resident, you have many special offers available to you!  For more information, please visit this page: Special Offers.

    It has been a pleasure assisting you Diane! Please feel free to send me any other questions you may have!

    ~ Yael
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Meet the Panelist: Yael, Florida

As a native Floridian, I have experienced the Disney Parks as a child, teenager, newlywed and now a mom of three. Whether it is planning your first trip to the Walt Disney World Resort or your 100th trip, I would love to share my wonderful memories and planning tips with you! Learn More About Yael

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