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  • On Mar 26, 2018
    Ramona from OK Asked

    If I’m staying off property do I need to buy a magic band? Will it make my experience a ton easier? I have the my disney experience app on my phone, will that work just as well? Thank you.

    Hi Ramona,

    Thanks for visiting Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    The fashionable and functional MagicBand is as stylish as it is convenient for working as your Walt Disney World Resort Hotel room key, charging purchases to your room, scanning for your PhotoPass, and holding your theme park admission tickets and your FastPass+ selections.

    Because you'll be staying off-property rather than a Walt Disney World Resort Hotel, the room key and purchasing device features won't come into play for you.

    You can link your MagicBand with your My Disney Experience account and it will be convenient for your theme park tickets, your FastPass+ and your PhotoPass. Your admission ticket card will work just as well for these uses. So it's simply a question of personal preference. Would you prefer to carry a card and take it out when needed, or wear it on your wrist in the form of MagicBand? You can also carry your MagicBand using one of the MagicKeepers, and that provides a fun alternative to wearing the band on your wrist.

    Enjoy your Disney!

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