Mom And Daughter Resort Room
  • On Jan 30, 2014
    Marie from RI Asked

    My In-laws are Florida Residents and they wanted to buy our kids Disney passes as gifts. They aren't going to go to Disney with us, so my FIL wanted to know if when he goes to AAA he should tell them that and not take the Fl resident discount? He doesn't w

    Hi Marie!

    Thanks for sending your question to the Disney Parks Moms Panel! From my experience using the Florida Resident Discounts, when a ticket is purchased for a minor, the adult purchasing must show their Florida ID upon arrival at the parks. Your father in law may want to inquire with AAA if the tickets he is purchasing will be given in the form of a voucher (which would require you to visit a ticket window and exchange for an actual ticket) or of AAA is providing tickets which would enable the kids to head right to the gate and bypass the ticket window. Walt Disney World recently changed the ticket system where before they would give paper tickets, now they are giving a plastic RFID card as a ticket, which works in conjunction with a new system called My Magic +

    Hope this helps! It has been a pleasure assisting you!

    Happy Planning!

    Yael
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Meet the Panelist: Yael, Florida

As a native Floridian, I have experienced the Disney Parks as a child, teenager, newlywed and now a mom of three. Whether it is planning your first trip to the Walt Disney World Resort or your 100th trip, I would love to share my wonderful memories and planning tips with you! Learn More About Yael

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