MagicBand+ pairing with Smart Phone; Minnie Mouse band
  • On May 13, 2024
    Mollie from Worcestershire Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I’m coming October and I want to purchase magic bands, I can’t ship them to the UK to bring them with me and I’m also not staying at a Disney hotel, is there another way to get them beforehand?

    Hi Mollie, Welcome to planDisney! Your trip to Walt Disney World Resort will  be here before you know it! MagicBands are one of my favorite accessories while at Disney as it offers such a convenience! They can be used to open your resort room door, PhotoPass and most importantly, enter the parks!

    Mollie as you know, guests visiting from the UK are not able to order MagicBands for pre-arrival through the Walt Disney World Resort website. You will have the option to purchase MagicBands once you arrive at the Walt Disney World Resort. They're available for purchase at most retail locations within the theme parks, at the Disney Resort hotels, and at Disney Springs! The bands can be easily linked to your itinerary through your My Disney Experience account after purchase. Once the bands are linked they are ready for immediate use. 

    Currently, guests staying at a Disney resort, can order MagicBands on prior to their arrival and have them shipped to their resort. I would suggest reaching out to the resort you will be staying at during your visit and asking if you're able to ship items to yourself prior to arrival.

    I want you to know that you have several options to access the magic on your upcoming visit! I highly recommend downloading the My Disney Experience mobile app once you arrive stateside, and setting up Disney MagicMobile Service. This service functions also allows Guests to enter the theme parks (with valid theme park admission and reservations), link Disney PhotoPass images to their Disney accounts, and charge purchases to their Disney Resort hotel. If you'd prefer to have a physical card linked to your account for use during your visit, simply visit a Guest Relations location for assistance.

    I hope this information helps you prepare for an exciting visit to Walt Disney World Resort, Mollie! Thank you again for visiting planDisney. We'll see ya real soon!

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