• On Dec 29, 2019
    Travis from NY 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.

    It has been 4 years since we were at Disney World. We are going this summer and staying off property. (we have always stayed on Disney property) Can I use our magic bands from 4 years ago to activate our new tickets? I am purchasing 9 day tickets.


    The MagicBands have an official estimated battery life of 2 years. While I have had friends get them to work past that time frame, I would think it is in your best interest to not chance it, and to get new bands. I can only say from personal experience that when I travel to Walt Disney World I prefer to minimize any possible delays. 

    Sorry. I don't expect that this is the answer you were looking for, but better to be prepared than not. You can take a chance that they will work, but I would opt to purchase any of a variety of bands from the shopDisney store. They can be a wonderful souvenir for all in your travel party!

    Have a Magical Vacation!
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