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  • On Nov 19, 2018
    Andrea from NC Asked

    If I am staying at a WDW resort, but bought my tickets elsewhere how do I get my MagicBands for my upcoming trip? Are they included?

    Hi Andrea,

    Thanks for visiting Disney Parks Moms Panel.

    It sounds like you're planning to start your New Year with a trip to Walt Disney World!

    When you stay at a Walt Disney World Resort hotel, you'll automatically receive a complimentary MagicBand. If you choose, you can personalize your MagicBand by selecting your favorite color (pink, green, red, purple, orange, yellow, blue and gray) and adding your name. If you customize your MagicBand at least 11 days before you arrive, you'll receive your MagicBand when it ships to your home. If you miss the deadline for shipping, no worries. If you customize your MagicBand between 10 days and at least 6 days before you arrive, you can pick it up when you check-in to your Walt Disney World Resort hotel. If you choose not to customize your MagicBand, you can pick up a non-personalized gray color MagicBand  

    Andrea, even if you purchased your theme park tickets elsewhere, I recommend you link them to your My Disney Experience account to make your FastPass+ selections. Making FastPass+ selections is a great way to enjoy attractions and entertainment while bypassing the standby lines.

    There are lots of new entertainment experiences coming in 2019, and it sounds like you're arriving at a great time to enjoy them.

    Here's wishing you a wonderful Walt Disney World vacation.

    Enjoy your Disney!

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