• On Apr 17, 2018
    Michele from OH 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 was reading up on the annual passes and wanted to verify that if I purchase this year that I can wait and activate next August. I think I read I have until 2030 to actually activate the passes. Thank you in advance for all the help.

    Dear Michele,

    Thank you so much for stopping by to visit us here at the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your great question about planning ahead for your Walt Disney World Resort vacation!

    You are absolutely correct that you can purchase your Annual Pass today and refrain from activating it until you are ready to visit the Walt Disney World Resort. I believe that the 2030 date still stands, but if you are planning to hold onto it for that long, I recommend calling Guest Services to double check. If you are planning to activate it in August, that should be no problem at all!

    Hope that helps you with your magical planning! You are going to LOVE being a Walt Disney World Resort Annual Passholder! There are so many great perks that come along with it!

    - Jan K. 
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Meet the Panelist: Jan, New Jersey

Hello there, Mouseketeers! I am a mother of three and live with my beautiful wife in New Jersey! I spent many years as a Registered Nurse in a pediatric intensive care unit, and I am now a professor of Nursing. I volunteer in my community and I enjoy taking my children here, there, and everywhere. I love to help my friends and family plan their Walt Disney World Resort vacations and I'm thrilled to be a planDisney Panelist to do just that! Learn More About Jan

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