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  • On Feb 7, 2017
    Carrie from NM Asked

    I was customizing our magic bands and noticed that they had my daughter listed for a band, but since she's only 2 I didn't think she would get one. Does a child without park tickets or dining need a band? and are they smaller?

    Hi Carrie!

    Thanks for this great question! Last time my family visited Walt Disney World, our grandkids under 3 received MagicBands. I asked a Cast Member at the front desk of our Disney Resort Hotel about it when we checked in and was told that even though children under 3 do not need Theme Park Admission, FastPasses or Advanced Dining Reservations--some of the things you would typically connect to your MagicBands in your My Disney Experience Account--their MagicBands actually have the account holder's name and contact information on them. This is done for identification purposes--just in case, heaven forbid, your little one was ever accidentally separated from you. I think it is a great idea and as a parent and grandparent, I really appreciate knowing our little ones have our contact information with them at all times. I know you will too! By the way, all MagicBands are the same size but they can be adjusted to fit any wrist size.

    I'm so glad you stopped by the Disney Parks Moms Panel and hope you will come back if there is anything else we can do to help you. I'm so excited for your upcoming visit. Here's to many magical Disney memories ahead!

    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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