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  • On Sep 4, 2022
    Jamee from CA Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    If I were to purchase a MagicBand+ for my upcoming trip to WDW, would I be able to use that same MagicBand+ for other trips to Walt Disney World and Disneyland? Is it necessary to purchase/use a MagicBand+ to access your hotel room at WDW resort/parks?

    Greetings, Jamee!

    Welcome to planDisney, friend! I am delighted to hear that you are considering purchasing one of the new MagicBand+ options. These may just become your new favorite vacation accessory. MagicBands and MagicBand+ can give you seamless entry into the theme parks and your Walt Disney World Resort Collection hotel room with just the tap of your wrist. You can also use these bands to charge food and merchandise purchases to your Walt Disney Resort hotel, access your Lighting Lane entrances, and so much more. Here's all you need to know about these magical accessories, and what options you have should you prefer not to use one. 

    Once you purchase a MagicBand+, you can use all of the amazing features on your upcoming stay. And your stay after that. And even the one after that. MagicBands and MagicBand+ options are reusable, which means you can use them on multiple trips over the years. Currently, MagicBand+ options are not available for use at Disneyland Resort. MagicBand+ is expected to be available at Disneyland Resort in 2022, but details about the accessibility of the same band in both parks have yet to be released. Be sure to keep an eye on the Disney Parks Blog for all the latest details about MagicBand+ in Disneyland, and the ability to use the same band in both parks. 

    Should you prefer not to use a MagicBand+ during your stay, there are still plenty of convenient options for accessing your park tickets, hotel room, and more. Disney MagicMobile Service offers many of the same great features of a MagicBand, all from your smartphone. This feature can be found in the My Disney Experience mobile app. You can also pick up a complimentary Key to the World Card at the front desk of your resort hotel. This card can be scanned to enter the parks, used to open your resort hotel room door, and link your Disney PhotoPass photo to your account. 

    I hope your upcoming adventure is memorable and magical!
    We'll see ya real soon!
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Meet the Panelist: Tammy, Illinois

Hey Everyone! I'm Tammy. My Ohana and I live in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago. I am a preschool teacher and I also coordinate events for youth and families. I have been visiting Walt Disney World Resort since I was a teenager. I'm always looking for a new adventure to explore or an amazing snack to try. I love to share my tips and experiences because I want to help make all trips as memorable and magic as my travels have been.  Learn More About Tammy

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