Mom and Child wearing Magic Bands
  • On Feb 28, 2022
    Tracey from TN Asked Please note that experiences, policies, pricing and other offerings are subject to change and may have changed since the date of this answer.

    Hello, our trip is planned for May,2022. We have magic bands from our last visit several year ago. Can we still use those and if so, how can we activate?

    Hi Tracey! 

    How exciting that your Walt Disney World vacation is coming up in May! That will be here before you know it!

    You can absolutely use your existing MagicBands for your upcoming vacation! Your MagicBands should already be linked to your My Disney Experience account. You can check this by visiting the MagicBand section of MyProfile within My Disney Experience. If you don't see the MagicBand listed, you can visit the page to link your reservations and purchases. Select "MagicBand" and then enter the ID Number, which is located on the inside of the band.

    By using this method, you should be able to use your MagicBand right away when you arrive at your Walt Disney World Resort Hotel! If you use the direct-to-room service you won't even have to go to the Front Desk when you arrive and you can use your MagicBand to open your resort hotel room door. You can also use your MagicBand to enter the theme parks, pay for purchases, and link PhotoPass photos.

    If you have any problems with your MagicBand, you can work with a Cast Member at the front desk of your resort hotel to make sure you have your MagicBands set up. Of course, if you want to purchase a new MagicBand there is a great selection on shopdisney. You can also find a great selection at the parks, resorts, and Disney Springs

    I hope you have a magical vacation!

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Meet the Panelist: Stacy, South Carolina

My name is Stacy and I'm a native Carolinian, single mom to two amazing teens, and a Walt Disney World fanatic! My kids and I are Disney Annual Passholders and whether we are celebrating a birthday, running a runDisney race, or simply having a craving for a Mickey pretzel, we visit the most magical place on earth as much as possible! I am ecstatic to share the tips and tricks I have learned over the yEARS as part of the planDisney panel!
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