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  • On Sep 29, 2019
    Amber from MA Asked

    I've been hearing a lot about magic bands but I'm not exactly sure what they are. We have booked a week long reservation to Disney that includes the meal plan. Is the magic band included with what we pay for the trip?

    Hi Amber!

    I'm so excited to hear that you are planning a Walt Disney World Resort vacation and you are going to love staying at one of the Disney Resort hotels for your trip! The Disney Resort hotels offer incredible benefits for their Guests, including complimentary transportation to Orlando International Airport on Disney's Magical Express, access to Extra Magic Hours, complimentary transportation throughout Walt Disney World Resort, incredible themed pools to enjoy during your visit and much more!

    MagicBands are a fantastic addition to a Walt Disney World Resort vacation. With just the touch of your MagicBand, you will have access to your theme park tickets and FastPass+ reservations and your MagicBand will allow you to add Disney PhotoPass photos to your Memory Maker account. Plus, as a Disney Resort hotel Guest, your MagicBand will act as your room key and will allow you to make purchases at the restaurants and shops throughout Walt Disney World Resort, as well as redeem your dining entitlements from your Disney dining plan! Simply touch your MagicBand to the Mickey touchpoints throughout Walt Disney World Resort to have access to all of the entitlements in your My Disney Experience account.

    As a Disney Resort hotel Guest, you will receive complimentary MagicBands for your trip. In fact, all Guests on your Disney Resort hotel reservation will receive their own MagicBand to use during your vacation! You can head to the MagicBands & Cards page in your My Disney Experience account to order your customized MagicBands your vacation, where you can choose from solid color complimentary MagicBands or upgrade them to graphic MagicBands with a special discount for Disney Resort hotel Guests. 

    Come back to see us if we can help you with additional questions as you continue planning. T-T-F-N, ta ta for now!

    ~Crystal
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Meet the Panelist: Crystal, Colorado

Hi! I’m Crystal and I’m a wife and mommy to two little Mouseketeers. My husband and I have been enjoying Disney Parks since before we were married, and now we take our children to see Mickey and the gang as often as we can, while  managing my oldest son's food allergies. Planning is key for my family to ensure that everyone has a safe and fun trip to our favorite place and it can be just as exciting as the trip itself. I can’t wait to help you plan your next adventure there, too! Learn More About Crystal

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