• On Aug 11, 2017
    Marcy from VA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    We are a military family with 2 small children staying off site. Do we need to purchase a MagicBand for both of our children to do the fastpass?

    Hi Marcy!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel. Thank you for stopping by with your great question about FastPass+ planning at Walt Disney World Resort.

    Marcy, your children do not need MagicBands in order to have FastPass+ entitlements. In fact, no one in your party needs one. FastPass+ service is included in the price of Walt Disney World Resort theme park admission. In order to start making FastPass+ entitlements for your children, you  need to link your theme park admission to your My Disney Experience Account. I will explain more about how to do that below.

    Because you are staying outside of Walt Disney World property, you will be able to begin making FastPass+ selections 30 days in advance of your vacation. If you decide to not purchase MagicBands for your family, you will be able to check in at FastPass+ entrances with your admission card.

    Marcy, start your FastPass+ planning by creating a Disney Account, adding your family and friends, and linking your theme park admission ticket or pass to your account. If you will not be buying your tickets until you arrive at Walt Disney World Resort, or do not already have an exchange certificate, you can use the My Disney Experience mobile app to secure FastPass+ entitlements “on-the-go”!

    If you have any other questions, please visit the Moms Panel again. We are always here to help you plan the “practically perfect” Walt Disney World Resort vacation.

    Wishing you an Unforgettable Vacation,

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Meet the Panelist: Priscila, Florida

Welcome home! I'm Priscila, native Floridian, lifelong Disney fan, and mom to two of my very own Disney Princesses! I'm passionate about all things Disney and as an Annual Passholder I visit Walt Disney World Resort often. I'm honored to be sharing my knowledge with you while on the planDisney panel. With a sprinkling of Pixie Dust, I'm ready to help you plan an unforgettable vacation to Walt Disney World Resort. In the words of Walt Disney himself, "To all who come to this happy place, welcome!" Learn More About Priscila

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