Mom and Child wearing Magic Bands
  • On Oct 4, 2016
    David from FL Asked

    If I buy a magicband from the Disney store for an upcoming trip, how does my reservation information get transferred to it?

    Hi David!

    Thanks for stopping by the Disney Parks Moms Panel with your question. If you are staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel for your upcoming visit, you will receive complimentary MagicBands. You will need to create a My Disney Experience account. Link your Resort information there. You will then be able to customize your complimentary MagicBands under the link that says MagicBands and Cards. If, however, you prefer to purchase one from a Disney Store, you certainly can do that. In that case, you would simply enter the information about your new MagicBand into your My Disney Experience account.

    If you are not staying at a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel, you will not receive complimentary MagicBands. In that case, you will have to purchase your own and still enter the MagicBand information into your account. You can also book Advanced Dining Reservations, make FastPass+ choices, buy Theme Park Admission tickets (and more!) and link everything together on your MagicBand through My Disney Experience. It is a fantastic planning tool and will make your Walt Disney World vacation even more special!

    Please let us know if we can help you with any other planning questions. Have a wonderful day!

    -Nancy-
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Meet the Panelist: Nancy, Utah

Hi, I'm Nancy. I'm a mother to 8, grandmother to 9 and just about to celebrate 36 years of marriage to one amazing guy! There are few things that make me happier than spending time with my family and nowhere I would rather do that than at Walt Disney World. I'm so excited to help you with your questions about planning your own magical vacations and to share my ideas of how you can make your own special Disney memories that you will cherish forever and ever!  Learn More About Nancy

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