Today we are going to bring you more information about the Annual Pass Disney, which turns out to be very advantageous for those who will spend many days in Orlando or who usually go to the city more than once a year.
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How does the Disney Annual Pass work?
With this type of ticket you will have unlimited access to the theme parks of Disney for a period of 12 months, with the option of including the two water parks in the network.
Linking the app ticket My disney experience by mobile phone or via the Walt Disney World, you will stay connected to the advantages of the annual pass, in addition to setting up and following your entire travel itinerary.
Remembering that the Disney Annual Pass it's one for each place where are the Disney resorts, that is, the Disney World Annual Pass does not provide access to Disney World parks. Disneyland california.
The Advantages of Disney's Annual Pass
When purchasing a ticket for the first time, you will need to pick up your ticket at the parks box office, at Disney Spring or if you are staying at a hotel Disney, you can receive it there.
To pick up the ticket, you will need to present the issued voucher and a photo ID.
The ticket will come in the form of a bracelet, the famous Magic band, which in addition to a ticket, will serve as a fastpass and enjoy all the advantages of the annual pass.
Your Magic Band can be in one of the 8 available colors and have your own name, at no cost, in addition to coming with a Annual Passholder, the discount card and a book with the benefits Disney.
One of the most relevant advantages is having free parking in the parks, which ends up being a great saving at the end of the trip.
To have this free pass, just show your Magic Band, so cast members will verify that you have the annual pass ticket and that's it, entry released.
Another benefit of annual pass What attracts visitors is having access to all Photopass photos at no extra cost.
Photos of attractions and those taken by photographers in the parks are available in the app My disney experience and on the website to be downloaded and for you to post on social media or reveal them.
The discount card is also a good attraction, with it you have discounts in stores, restaurants, hotels of Disney Complex and you are exempt from paying parking in parks and hotels, just present your annual pass card.
Annual Pass holders don't tend to get desperate about schedules or having to stay in the park all day to see the shows.
Because they end up getting around the parks on alternative days and times or, for example, going only at night to see the fireworks show.
Also don't forget the exclusive entrance to the parks!
What types of Disney Annual Pass are there?
there are some sub-divisions for non-Florida residents, among them there is the Disney Platinum Plus and Disney Platinum.
Disney Platinum Plus
And the annual pass more complete, you will have 12 months of unlimited entry to the 4 theme parks of the Walt Disney World (Epcot, Animal kingdom, Magic Kingdom and Hollywood Studios) during opening hours and you can also visit more than one park a day, the famous Park Hopper, which is paid separately from regular tickets, in addition to having access to the two water parks in Disney, Blizzard Beach and Thypoon Lagoon.
It will also be possible to visit the theme and water parks without restricted dates, ESPM Wide World Of Sports Complex and Disney's Oak Trail Golf Course.
Disney Platinum Plus price is $1298 including adult and child rates.
It is the most purchased, as it ends up being the option that best fits the search of visitors.
It guarantees you 12 months of entry to all theme parks (Epcot, Animal Kingdom, Hollywood Studios and Magic Kingdom) of Walt Disney World during normal opening hours and also allows going to more than one park per day (Park Hopper), with no restrictions on dates and free parking in the parks.
You will have access to Disney Photopass, you will enjoy all discounts on hotels, shopping, tours and meals at the parks and hotels in Disney.
The Disney Platinum value is 1192 including adult and child rates.
In addition to these options, there are some others with cheaper tickets, but which have many restrictions on times and dates, which ends up not being worth it for those who go on tourism.
And the vast majority of them are for Florida residents.
There are also other types of annual pass like Silver Pass, WeekdayPass.
The table below shows the advantages of each of the annual pass types.
How to Buy the Disney Annual Pass
Disney Annual Passes are only sold directly by Disney.
Therefore, the only ways to purchase the pass are directly with her through the channels:
Always remembering that the purchase made in the USA is in cash. As it usually works over there.
A suggestion that some Brazilians make to split the pass is to buy the ticket normally in Brazil and when you arrive in Orlando, ask to upgrade on the physical channels mentioned above.
This tip won't give you any discount, the big advantage in this case is the possibility of paying in installments, after all, with the dollar as it is, in reais the annual pass costs more than R$4 thousand reais!
Disney Annual Pass Activation
Just like we already do to activate Disney tickets or link new Magic Bands.
Remembering that the Disney Annual Pass is valid for 1 year as its name says and it starts counting from the first use.
So even if you buy your Disney Annual Pass a few months before your trip, rest assured that it will start counting from your first use.
Is it worth buying the Annual Pass while living outside the United States?
A lot of people wonder if even living in Brazil is worth having the annual pass.
For those who go to Orlando more than once a year, it's worth it without thinking and for people who are going to stay longer and want to visit the Disney parks for more than 10 days is also valid.
When we want to visit the park after shopping and have a different meal, or just enjoy the fireworks show, the Annual Pass it's great for that, since unlike the regular ticket, there's no one-day ticket burn.
In addition to being able to enjoy discounts with shopping and restaurants, for example.
Acquire the annual pass gives Disney it varies a lot from person to person, thinking that just one day at Magic Kingdom costs around $100 and for the other parks a little less.
The Annual Pass Platinum costing $894, in addition to the various benefits, ends up going for at least 11 days, it would be necessary to buy two packs of normal tickets, the Annual Pass It's much more worth it.
For those staying at Disney Complex hotels, FastPass bookings are made 60 days in advance, while for other visitors it is 30 days in advance.
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