• On May 30, 2017
    Stephanie from IN Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I ordered tickets on line and also signed up for fast passes. How do I gain access to the fast pass lane? I see notes about magic bands or cards. I know we are not eligible for the magic bands, but how do I obtain the card?

    Hi Stephanie,

    If you have never toured the Walt Disney World Theme Parks using Disney's super-convenient FastPass+ system, you are in for a treat. This modern new way to experience the Parks is designed to reduce your wait times, allowing you to experience more attractions and spend less time in lines. It's a total win-win!

    Stephanie, while you may not be staying at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, there's no need for you to miss out on all the fun by not having a MagicBand.  You can purchase MagicBands at the Disney Store online before you leave for your trip, or at any of the Walt Disney World Theme Parks, Resorts, or Disney Springs once you arrive.

    MagicBands are very convenient when touring the Parks. With just a tap of your Magic Band to one of the Theme Park entrance touch point sensors, you can validate your ticket for entrance. Then, when your FastPass+ attraction window opens, you gain access to the FastPass queue by once again simply tapping your MagicBand.

    In the event you decide not to purchase a MagicBand, you will be issued a plastic card with scanning capabilities for accessing your ticket media. Once you link your ticket media to your My Disney Experience account, you will also be able to scan your card to gain access to the FastPass+ queue.

    Stephanie, should you have any other questions, please let us know. We are here to help and want you to have the best possible Disney vacation!

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Hi! I'm Trish from Canada, a single mom to two kids and a proud Disney Vacation Club member. In my circle of friends, I have a reputation for gravitating to any discussion involving Disney Parks and Resorts and would welcome the chance to share my experiences with you. Have you ever wondered what Disney Vacation Club is all about? Trying to decide if membership is right for your family? Have a question about visiting a Disney Vacation Club Resort? If so, you have come to the right place!

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