Mom and daughter on Expedition Everest
  • On May 25, 2014
    Ashley from KY 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.

    While staying "off site" and going to downtown Disney to purchase a Magic Band; is the band itself your ticket, do you have to purchase the band and a ticket, and is there an extra cost for the bands vs tickets?

    Hi Ashley -

    Park tickets are the same price whether or not you have a MagicBand. If you are staying offsite, you won't get a complimentary band, but can choose to buy one at Walt Disney World gift shops. They currently sell for $12.95 plus tax (prices are subject to change). A cast member can help you get the MagicBands set up with all of your current information - the band itself isn't a ticket until it is linked to a valid ticket.

    I hope that helps! Have a great vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Jodi, Massachusetts

My name is Jodi from Massachusetts.  I am married with 2 children and work as a writer and consultant. I really look forward to helping parents everywhere plan a vacation within their budget that will truly create lifelong memories. Learn More About Jodi

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