• On May 17, 2018
    Lauren from FL 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.

    Hello, We are fl residents and often purchase the 3/4 day discounted tickets when we visit. is there a duration in which our fl residency is valid after showing id? Sometimes we visit twice a year. Do we have to show ID every time?

    Hey there, Lauren! Isn't it great to be able to take advantage of the amazing Florida resident discounts for Walt Disney World? I love that they are offered to guests who often overlook the amazing opportunity they have for family entertainment right in your own backyard! 

    Once you activate your Florida Resident discounted ticket, you shouldn't have to show proof of Florida residency again for that ticket. Unless there's a glitch at the entrance, where your ticket might have to be "reprogrammed", it's very rare that you will be asked for your photo ID again. Everything should be linked to your fingerprint in the biometric readers.

    When the current ticket expires, however, you would need to prove Florida residency for future tickets, even if you purchase them in the same year as the prior tickets. The information isn't stored or transferred from old tickets to new tickets, so the process begins again.

    If you aren't local to Orlando, always check for special hotel offers for Florida residents. Between ticket discounts and room discounts, a trip to Walt Disney World for Florida residents is much more exciting to think about!

    Happy planning, Lauren!

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Meet the Panelist: Anna, New Jersey

My name is Anna and I am a retired teacher with a J.D., a proud Navy wife with 30+ years of experience, mom to three daughters and a son-in-law, and grandmom to three tiny Disney fans. I have planned vacations for all sorts of special occasions and celebrations, but I really enjoy DVC vacations, helping military families, and assisting those with special dietary needs.    Learn More About Anna

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