A Ride in the Teacups
  • On Oct 14, 2021
    Christina from CA 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, I was wondering when your annual pass starts. Does it start the day of purchase or the first day you use the pass. For example I want to buy the pass now but not go to Disneyland until December 2021.

    Hello, Christina! Welcome to planDisney and thanks for your question!

    I am so glad that you are considering purchasing a Magic Key pass! A Magic Key unlocks the magic and wonder of the Disneyland Resort all year long. Your Magic Key is activated the first time you use it to enter the parks or to park at a Disneyland Resort parking structure if your Magic Key includes parking. You have a year after you purchase your Magic Key to activate it for the first time.

    Keep in mind that theme park reservations are still required with a Magic Key. You can make theme park reservations up to 90 days in advance and, depending on the type of Magic Key you select, you can hold between two and six theme park reservations at a time. You will use a different theme park reservation availability calendar than those with day tickets. 

    I hope you have a wonderful time visiting the Disneyland Resort with your Magic Key!

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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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