• On Aug 17, 2017
    Sara from IL Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    If I am not staying on the property, can I use the magic bands? Will we have to buy them from the store and link them to our account? Thank you!

    Hey, Sara!

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! We're so happy to have you visit with us. 

    Whether you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort or not, MagicBands can be used by ALL who are visiting a Walt Disney World theme parks. 

    You will be able to use your MagicBand to enter the theme parks, access your FastPass+ selections and store your PhotoPass pictures. 

    If you would like to have your MagicBands before your vacation, you can purchase them from the Disney Store website or the Shop Disney Parks mobile app. Once you arrive at Walt Disney World, MagicBands are available at all of the resorts and theme parks. Once you receive your MagicBand, whether in the mail or the store, you will need to link your MagicBand to your My Disney Experience account to enjoy the benefits of the band. After you log in and click on MagicBands and Card, follow the prompts for linking a new MagicBand and enter the unique code on the back of the MagicBand. Just like that, you'll be all set to enjoy all the magic your heart can stand no matter where you are staying!

    Thanks for visiting with us, Sara! If more questions come up that you need help with, visit with us again!

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Meet the Panelist: Korliss, Alabama

My love for all things Disney developed at the age of three from my parents. Today, my Prince, Princess, husband, and extended family share my passion for Walt Disney World too. I am excited to share my passion with you, as I help you plan your next Disney vacation.  Learn More About Korliss

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