Mom And Daughter Magic Kingdom Cinderella's Castle
  • On Jul 13, 2014
    Stacy from NC Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Since guests with tickets staying offsite can now purchase magicbands if they want. Regarding extra magic hours, how can cast members tell the difference if you're a resort guest or not and eligible for park extra magic hours? Do the bands look different?

    Hi Stacy,

    Great question! There is no difference between the MagicBands you receive as a resort guest and the ones available for purchase. For morning Extra Magic Hours, those with Magic Bands will still have to use the touch points to enter the park. If you are not a resort guest, you will not be allowed entry during Extra Magic Hours. 

    Evening Extra Magic Hours are a bit different. At attractions you will have to touch your MagicBand to verify you are a resort guest before entering the attraction. Guests who are not staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel will be directed towards the park exit. 

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel!
    Wishing you a magical vacation,
    Amy H. 
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Meet the Panelist: Amy, North Carolina

Hey, Howdy, Hey! I'm Amy H. and I have been a fan of Walt Disney World since my first visit during the Magic Kingdom Park's opening year. I'm married to my favorite person in the world and since our son and daughter are in college, we have been enjoying more spur of the moment trips to the Most Magical Place on Earth. No matter the ages or size of your traveling party, I'd love to help plan you plan a magical vacation! Learn More About Amy

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