• On May 18, 2017
    Alicia from SC 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.

    I want to purchase tickets for someone but I'm not sure when they will be able to go to Disney. Can I purchase the tickets now and they go to the park anytime after?is it 14 days from purchase or 14 from the first day you go to park

    Hello Alicia! Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    I try to take advantage of Special Offers on tickets at Walt Disney World Resort when they become available, but I'm always sure to take into consideration when we will be able to use the tickets to avoid missing out on using said tickets.

    The good news is that Walt Disney World Resort Theme Park Tickets are activated upon first use. If you purchase Multi-Day tickets now and use them a couple of months later, you will have 14 days from that use to use the days on that ticket.

    Be advised however, for any Multi-Day Tickets purchased as of today, the first use would have to be on or before December 31st, 2018.

    Once purchased, your Multi-day tickets will be linked to your My Disney Experience Account online. If you do not see them linked, you can manually link them with a confirmation number or Ticket ID.

    Using My Disney Experience is an excellent way to plan out potential Walt Disney World Vacations. I currently have multiple tickets linked in my account and have been managing them in such a way that maximizes the type of ticket(length, park-hopper, etc.) with potential Walt Disney World Resort visits.

    Once I knew that we were going to get separate tickets for Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party this upcoming August, I knew that I we could use 4-day tickets instead of the 5-day Park-Hopper Tickets I originally thought I'd need, since we will only be at Magic Kingdom for the evening.

    Happy Planning!

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