Mom and Daughter at Disney's Polynesian Village Resort Room
  • On May 9, 2012
    Allison from KY Asked Note: This answer was provided prior to the change to planDisney and may still contain references to Disney Parks Moms Panel.

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    Hi! I am visiting WDW on May 20th with my 20 month old daughter and husband. Neither have ever been before!! Is it better to purchase our tickets online before we arrive or at the gate? Thanks! :)

    Hi Allison,


    I always find it is much more convenient to purchase your tickets to Walt Disney World prior to your vacation.  The Magic Your Way tickets have several options.  You can choose just one park a day for as many days as you would like.  The more days that you "play," the cheaper the tickets are overall.  You can add a Park Hopper option which will allow you to to visit more than one park in a day which is helpful if one of the parks are open later in the evening.  The Water Park Fun and More option allows you to visit the Water Parks, DisneyQuest, ESPN, or Disney Oak Trail Golf course for a certain amount of days depending on your ticket length.  Finally, the No Expiration option allows you to purchase tickets that never expire.  I will use this if I am coming back in the next year or so and want to save money later.  You are more than welcome to purchase tickets at the gate, Allison, but you will need to wait in line usually.  I know you will have the most magical vacation!  Please send me a follow up question if I can help you in any other way.
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Meet the Panelist: Laura, Indiana

I am a family practice physician and mother of three children.  I would love to answer any questions about Disney Vacation Club and my most favorite place in the whole world:  Walt Disney World!  Let me sprinkle some magic in your life! Learn More About Laura

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