• On Aug 21, 2017
    Rodney from GA Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    Experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    If you purchase an AP, how long is the timeframe to activate it?

    Welcome back, Rodney!

    Being an Annual Passholder is the ultimate ticket to the magic of Walt Disney World® Resort. As an "AP" myself, I'm here to help you understand and maximize your benefits.

    When you purchase your Annual Pass, you'll have up to one yEAR to officially have it activated. Activation occurs when you enter a theme park for the first time, it is at that point that your one year of magical theme park admission will begin. So, one year to actually activate your pass, and then one year of admission from the activation point. 

    Do you know Annual Passholders also receive some amazing benefits?! 

    • Discounted resort hotel rooms
    • Discounts on food and merchandise  
    • Reduced rates on Special Event Tickets
    • Savings on tours and recreational activities 

    Talk about a pixie-dusted pass! For a full listing of Annual Passholder benefits, just select the highlighted link. I also hope this has been helpful, Rodney! Please let me know if you should have an additional questions about becoming an Annual Passholder. I am here to help. 

    Have a magical day!

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Meet the Panelist: Faith, South Carolina

Hi, doers & dreamers! I am a wife and mother of three active children and we are always on the go. We look forward to our Walt Disney World® Resort vacations as a way of slowing down and reconnecting while still maintaining our active lifestyle. Whether your family wants to take it easy by a resort hotel pool, or speed up during a runDisney race event, I am your planning expert!  Learn More About Faith

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