• On Oct 1, 2016
    Melissa from NY 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 purchased 3 day hopper passes for my upcoming trip in a couple weeks, and I have decided that I would like to upgrade these to annual passes. How is this done? Will the photopass still be active when we arrive for the first visit?

    Hi, Melissa!

    Welcome to Disney Parks Moms Panel!

    You must be so excited for your upcoming trip to Walt Disney World! It's in a couple of weeks--so exciting!

    I returned from my own trip to Walt Disney World just yesterday and upgraded my 5-day theme park ticket with Park Hopper Option to an Annual Pass; I was so pleased with the savings. Not only was I able to apply the cost of my original ticket purchase amount to my new Annual Pass, but I was also able to gain a 13th month on that pass for no additional cost. Guests who purchase a Walt Disney World Annual Pass from now through January 3rd, 2017 receive a pass that's valid for 13 months instead of 12; how cool is that?

    Upon arrival and upgrade to your Annual Pass, the Disney PhotoPass Service that is included in your Annual Pass will be activated, too. At that point, all of the attraction, character, dining and Magic Shot images that you stop to capture will be linked to your My Disney Experience Account. Be sure to download the fabulous--and free--My Disney Experience Mobile App, too, so that you can check out these images shortly after they are taken, right from the palm of your hand. You can share right away, so that friends and family near and far get to follow along in the fun.

    Have a magical trip, Melissa! Be sure to send more questions as you think of them; we love to help!

    Andrea H
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Meet the Panelist: Andrea, Pennsylvania

I am a teacher, wife and mom who has been a member of the Disney Vacation Club since 2003. I love discovering a new favorite DVC resort, fantastic restaurant or hidden gem onboard a Disney ship! I'm a micro-planner who can help you capture your own magic! Learn More About Andrea

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