• On Mar 9, 2017
    Barb from WA 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.

    Is using photo pass a hassle? How hard is it to find characters?

    Welcome to the Disney Parks Moms Panel, Barb!

    I'm so glad you asked about Disney's PhotoPass Service because it is definitely a snap to use. Plus, using the Disneyland app makes using the PhotoPass+ products and finding characters around the parks a breeze.

    There are many Disney PhotoPass photographers located throughout the parks, at some character experiences, and at certain character dining locations. Anytime they take your picture, they will either hand you a card with a barcode to scan or they can scan the code in your Disneyland app to link the photos to your account. You can also link attraction photos to your account by entering the eight-character attraction ID located on the image monitor as you exit an attraction. Then if you purchase PhotoPass+ One Day you can download all the images taken in one day or if you buy PhotoPass+ One Week, you can download all the images taken within a seven-day period.

    To find characters around the parks, use the Disneyland app's Character tab. This will show you a map of the parks with a Mickey face icon wherever a character is meeting that day. Or you can use the list view to scroll through and find when and where a specific character is meeting Guests. You'll also find that there are lots of roaming characters at the Disneyland Resort, so you may just bump into a few!

    I hope this helps! Please stop by the Disney Parks Moms Panel again with any future questions you may have.

    -Linda M.
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Meet the Panelist: Linda, Colorado

Hi there! I'm Linda from Colorado. The Disneyland Resort has always held a special place in my heart and now I enjoy Disney Parks vacations with my own family at least once a year. I am married to my high school sweetheart and we have a wonderfully silly daughter together. I love sharing my Disney Parks knowledge with anyone and everyone and I'm so excited to help you plan your next Disneyland Resort adventure! Learn More About Linda

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