Boy; Mickey Mouse; Mickey Balloons; Main Street U.S.A; Magic Kingdom
  • On Apr 14, 2024
    Emily from UT Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    I have a relative who is a US military veteran (over a decade of service) but did not retire. Are they still eligible for the military salute tickets?

    Hiya, Emily! Welcome to planDisney! I am happy to help answer your question today.

    From all of us at planDisney, thank you for your family's service! As the spouse of a service member, I appreciate the sacrifices your whole family has made. Walt Disney World Resort has given our community many magical perks, including discounts on theme park tickets. As an honorably discharged Veteran, your family member unfortunately doesn't qualify to purchase Disney Military Salute Tickets, but there is another ticket they can buy! 

    Discounted Magic Your Way theme park tickets are available for Veterans who didn't retire from service. What is great about these tickets is that they come "activated." Once you link them to your My Disney Experience mobile app, you do not have to stop at Guest Relations and present your military ID for verification, which is what Salute ticket holders have to do. Make theme park reservations in advance, head over to the entrance turnstiles, and begin your magic-filled day! These tickets can be purchased through your local military base or Shades of Green Resort.

    As a Veteran, your family member also qualifies to stay at Shades of Green in January and September. This resort is located near Disney's Magic Kingdom Park, and what is great about staying here is that Guests qualify for Early Theme Park Entry and Extended Evening Hours at the theme parks! 

    Emily, thank you for visiting planDisney. If you need additional assistance planning your Disney vacation, please send questions to me at any time. You've got a friend in me!

    Happy Planning!


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Meet the Panelist: Frances, North Carolina

Hey ya'll! My name is Frances, I am a mom and military spouse from Texas who currently calls the Tarheel state home. My family and I enjoy visiting the Walt Disney World Resort as often as we can because we love the joy and magic every trip brings us. We consider Walt Disney World to be our "home away from home!" If you are dreaming of adventure in the great wide somewhere, then you have got a friend in me! I enjoy sharing my passion for Disney with everyone I meet! Learn More About Frances

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