• On Aug 23, 2016
    Maria from PA Asked

    When is your wrist band activated? When you check in at hotel??

    Hi Maria,

    Oh wow, your vacation is almost here! Just a couple of weeks left until you start your magical journey. How exciting!

    MagicBands are the best invention since sliced bread. They are the keys to your Disney Resort hotel, your Theme Park Tickets, your FastPass+, your PhotoPass, even your wallet! You literally can empty your pockets and is the only thing you would need to carry around the whole Resort.

    When do they become active? Well, if you are taking advantage of Disney’s Magical Express, one of the Disney Resort Hotel Guest Benefits, you will use them to board your motorcoach transportation from the Orlando International Airport. For everything else, you will need to Check-In at your Resort hotel. If you participate in Online Check-In, you may be offered to skip the line, and be able to head straight to your Resort hotel room, or even a Theme Park, and your bands will be magically activated.

    One last tip: leave your bulky camera and lenses back home, and just take advantage of Disney’s PhotoPass Service. The photographers will do all the work, and then you can simply bring all your memories home by purchasing Memory Maker. See you real soon!

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Meet the Panelist: Ricardo, New Jersey

Greetings! I'm Ricardo. Originally from Argentina, I am an IT geek by day, and a leader of the Galactic Empire by night. I'm a husband, and father to two Jedi Knights who share their passion for Disney and Star Wars. Join me and together we shall plan the perfect Disney vacation! Learn More About Ricardo

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