Tickets

Contents

Major Episodes

Episode 1311 – 99 Bucks!

Episode 1308 – My Disney Experience & 10-day tickets

Episode 1245 – Magicbands…..A Few Questions

Episode 1045: 2012 Ticket Price Increase

Episode 646: Getting Less For More Between 4′ and 8’20”

Episode 449: Touring On The Cheap Between 14’10” and 15’00” – the Least Expensive Ticket calculator.

Episode 265: Ticket Options

Episode 136: Ticket And Dining Changes

Episode 51: Changes to the Magic Your Way tickets and Annual Pass discount program

Episode 20: Picking a Magic Your Way Package

Annual Pass

See Annual Pass.

Armed Forces Salute

0516 6’00″: Ken talks about the Armed Forces Salute tickets, including staying for more than 5 days.

Children

1403 10:48 John from Wisconsin asks if his now-10 year old daughter can use her old no-expiration child ticket

1210 23:14 Matt from North Carolina asks about park admission for a three-year old

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Mark also wants to know about Disney honoring a childs ticket.

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Jamei of RI wants to know if she can use adult admission for kids.

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Mike of Warsaw, IN wants to know how strict Disney is about ages and how easy it will be for him to sneak in his 3 year old daughter as a 2 year old.
Mike Scopa says it depends on how big they look.
Matt doesn’t think it’ll be terribly difficult.
Len doesn’t think they’ll ask for proof but questions the morality of it.

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Jay of Maine wants to know if a child gets a child park hopper ticket at the proper age but then comes back when they are no longer a child by Disney’s standards, will they be able to use their ticket?.
Len thinks probably not.

Discounted Tickets

1331 17:58 Stephanie from Pennsylvania asks how runners obtain the discounted tickets they’re offered

1325 10:42 Jacklyn from Maine asks if her party can use Magic Bands with discounted Conference Attendee park tickets

1313 15:47 Glenn asks about FastPass Plus lead times with tickets purchased through Undercover Tourist

1263 16:57 Mark from Arkansas asks about purchasing after-4:00 PM tickets for arrival day touring

1207 26:00 JD asks whether Disney would ever consider “tiered pricing” for late day arrival

1192 12:46 Erwin from Maryland asks about discounted tickets for Disney runners

1177 17:50 Tim from New York asks about the least expensive way to buy tickets

1168 13:39 Rob from Ohio asks about combining tickets purchased through Undercover Tourist with a Key to the World card

1089 24:30 Mark from Georgia asks whether Florida residents can purchase tickets for non-Florida residents such as to attain a discount. Len says they can for children’s tickets, not adult tickets.

0558 Bruck from Kentucky asks about AAA discounts on the Dining Plan.

0493 12’30″: Geoff refers to Episode 394 ([link: http://www.wdwtoday.com/article.php?story=20080409074658619]), and talks about buying tickets in advance.

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Scott of WI wants to know about the legitimacy of orlandofuntickets.com.

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Michael of TN wants to know if there is any advantage of getting Disney theme park tickets from a discount place versus buying it from Disney.

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Brad of LA wants to know about off-property ticket outlets.

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buy your tickets from an agent in Kissimmee/international drive as they will be a bit cheaper

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Len also recommends [1]Official Ticket Center or [2]Maple Leaf Tickets.

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Jessica of PA saved a lot of money by buying her tickets from a ticket broker ($19 per ticket).

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Tiberius wants to know reputable places to buy Disney tickets.
Len recommends [3]Undercover Tourist, [4]Official Ticket Center and [5]Mapleleaf Tickets.

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Jessica wants to know if [6]Undercover Tourist is legit.
Annette says there are times when ticket brokers can be good deals.
Annette has used [7]Maple Leaf Tickets and mentioins they are recommended by [8]Mousesavers.
Matt says often the savings are minimal.

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Renee of Exter, New Hampshire wants to know about the cheap off-site ticket sellers off-property.
Mike Scopa is very weary about purchasing any tickets outside the official channels.
Mike Scopa says you can’t be sure if it’s legit and likely you won’t save any money.
Mike Scopa says alot of the time if they are cheaper, it’s because you must go through a timeshare selling presentation.
Matt says any legit places off-site likely don’t offer any discounts over the places you can find online.
Matt recommends [9]Maple Leaf Tickets or [10]Central Florida Tickets.
Mike Newell warns against buying tickets on Ebay.
Mike Scopa recommends buying tickets from AAA.

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Yvette of the Netherlands comments that she bought her tickets from [11]Undercovertourist.com and had no problem.
Mary thinks [12]Undercovertourist.com is very reliable and has gotten some special rates for her [13]Mousesavers Newsletter.
Mary also likes [14]TicketMania.

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Karen wants to know where is the best place to get discounts on tickets for Walt Disney World.
Matt likes [15]Central Florida Tickets.
Most “discount tickets” don’t save that much money .
Mike says it may be best to just purchase through either AAA or in advance from Disney as the amount you can save is negligable.
Mike also mentions [16]Mousesavers may be helpful.

Disney Cruise Line

1112 16:24 Dave from Pennsylvania asks about the Magic Your Way Package and the Disney Cruise Line

Free Dining

1195 25:08 Andrew from Canada asks about Free Dining and park tickets

See Also Free Dining Plan

Generally

1391 10:05 Brian from Ohio talks about ordering Disney park tickets through the Shades of Green resort

1376 5:37 Karen from Minnesota asks about using package tickets to enter the parks when she’s arriving one night early on a room-only reservation

1364 6:50 Gerald from Pennsylvania asks if a guest can purchase multiple 10-day tickets instead of a single 10-day ticket with Park Hopper such as to attain more FastPass Plus reservations

1304 15:51 Erica from Indiana seeks clarification on ticket protocol

1266 6:22 Brendan ponders the effects that new Magic Your Way vouchers will have on the crowds at Disney Quest and the mini golf courses going forward

1254 22:27 Laura from England asks about ticket options

1237 1:59 Kelly from Florida asks if she can purchase park tickets at Art of Animation

1210 4:16 Joel from Hawaii discusses Orlando theme park pricing

1145 9:28 Ken from North Carolina asks a ticket question

1142 5:10 Doug from Virginia asks how to add an extra day to a ticket

1121 10:17 Patrick from Tennessee asks the guys how they would change WDW ticket options

1112 6:46 Dan from Michigan asks about visiting a park before check in with a Magic Your Way Package

1100 21:42 Jeff from New Jersey asks about ticket options.

1079 20:27 Jeff from Florida questions the validity of off-site ticket dealers.

LS46 76’50″: Matt from Indiana asks whether his Magic Your Way ticket on his Key to the World card will be activated when he uses a dining credit.

LS45 32’55″: Kathy from MA asks if she can use her vouchers on MYW tickets.

LS44 53’10″: Daniel asks whether he should get a conference (after 4p.m.) ticket or a MYW ticket.

LS42 68’20″: Geoff from Arkansas wants to get his tickets before his hotel reservation starts. Matt gives suggestions for things to do Outside of the Parks.

LS41 57’40″: Mike from Alabama says that the “Give a Day, Get a Disney Day” wouldn’t save him much money.

0698 11’05″: Paul from Washington asks about ticket strategies for visiting both parks.

LS40 43’15″: Steve from FL asks what he should do with an expiring ticket.

0668 14’35″: James from Missouri asks whether he can buy tickets before prices go up, but use them later.

0638 9’10″: Timothy asked if he can give a friend an unused MYW ticket on his Key to the World.

LS37 91’55″: Steve from FL asks about his laundered tickets.

0624 6’40″: Gillian from NY asks whether it is cheaper to get tickets in UK or USA.

0588 28’15″: Kevin from Atlanta asks about Disney’s electronic ticket.

0582 17’50″: Megan from Georgia asks whether it is worth her getting a 10-day no expiration Park Hopper instead of a 4-day Park Hopper.

0525 21’10″: Ben from Kansas asked whether days can be transferred from paper tickets to Keys to the World cards.

0493 14’35″: Barb from Virginia wants to sell 4 10-day passes.

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Kim of MD wants to know if she should get a 5 day park hopper ticket.

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Ed of NJ wants to know about an expired ticket upgrade offer.

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Christina of GA wants to know the best ticket option for her daughter.

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Ted also wants to know the best ticket options for him on his trip.

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Bill of PA wants to know if an investment in a 10 day pass is worth it.
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Charles of FL wants to know if he and his friend can get a Magic Your Way package with different ticket options each.

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Kevin wants to know the last day of use before his ticket expires.

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Brian of Toronto, Canada wants to know if there is anyway to activate his tickets a day before his package starts.

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Stacey of MD wants to know if the cost of a one day ticket she gets with the dining plan be applied towards another ticket purchase.
Caleb of IN shares a suggestion from his experience in buying tickets.

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Mike of CT wants to know if his friend can use his one day ticket.

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Tony wants to know if he received a deal on tickets.
Annette says there was a package earlier this year that had a free upgrade to park hopping.

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Amy of KY wants to know if she should invest in a 10 day no-expiration ticket.
Len says the ticket prices go up 10% every year.
Matt thinks it would make sense for Amy.

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Joe of NC wants to know if he can use tickets from someone else that have never been used.
Len says assuming the tickets have never been used there shouldn’t be a problem.
Len says if there is a problem, Disney will likely ask for identifcation and it can lead to problems but Len advises to be honest and it should work out.

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Chris of IN wants to know if the 10 day park hopper pass with no expiration is a good way to save money for future trips.
Len says it is a good idea just to make sure he doesn’t lose the ticket.
Matt says you can photocopy the back of the ticket and that can save you if you lose the ticket.

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Scott of OH wants to know what does Water parks and more contain.
Len says the water parks and more option contains admission to the water parks, Pleasure Island & DisneyQuest.

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Len says despite the recent ticket price increase, Disney has not increased the advance purchase price of it’s tickets.

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Greg of GA purchased a 7 day Magic Your Way Ticket but found a deal on a Magic Your Way Package but wants to know if he can trade in his tickets to get the package deal.
Mike Scopa says Greg should just sit on them and use them on a future trip.
Len says his 7 day ticket is indeed non-refundable.

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Jeff wants to get a 10 day park hopping ticket for his family to use over the next 15 years and wants to know if it’s a smart plan.
Mary thinks it’s a good strategy if you’re only going to be going once per year.

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Len and Mike Scopa give an update on a previous ticket question from an old show.

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Jeff of Zeeland, MI is going to Walt Disney World in April for 5 days and wants to buy a 10 day park hopper with no expiration because he is planning on a return trip in 3-5 years and wants to know if he’s chosen the best ticket option.
Len says that it sounds like Jeff has the right idea and recommends signing up for the Mousesavers newsletter for deals on Magic Your Way tickets.
Mike Scopa says that they may consider adding more days on whatever is left on their tickets because when they come back next time, they may want more than 5 days at the parks especially if their children will be older.

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Geni Slaughter of Oxford, NC asks if it’s better to buy park tickets before the end of the year or to just wait and buy her tickets next year before her trip.
Len mentions Sea World just raised their prices and Len anticipates that Disney will raise it’s prices soon (January-ish).
Len recommends buying them now and putting them in a safe place so you wont lose them.

Magic Bands (formerly Key to the World)

Episode 1357 – 10 Days Out.4:52-6:40

Episode 1245 – Magicbands…..A Few Questions

1424 11:51 Mike from Pennsylvania ponders Disney’s use of RFID from the Magic Bands

1424 5:26 Paul from the UK thinks park lockers should incorporate Magic Bands

1418 21:44 Ashley from Iowa asks if her school group can disconnect room keys from the Magic Bands

1415 16:40 Dave from Ohio thinks some of the proposed Magic Band technology is a “little odd”

1409 11:54 Jenny asks if the front desk staff at Port Orleans French Quarter can transfer her room reservations with her park tickets onto her Magic Band following a stay at the Swan

1409 11:17 Gerald from Pennsylvania asks if an offsite guest can use a Magic Band from a previous onsite stay, if an offsite guest can use someone else’s old Magic Band, and if it’s safe to sell Magic Bands

1403 17:49 Neil from the UK asks about ordering the tickets on his Magic Bands

1397 6:35 Cindy from South Carolina discusses the linking of multiple Magic Bands

1397 3:00 Jed [insert singing] asks about obtaining Magic Bands as an off-site guest

1394 9:44 Laurie from Michigan asks if she can buy and use previously-used Magic Bands

1391 17:27 Stacy from Arizona asks is she can reuse multiple Magic Bands on future trips

1385 17:54 Austin from England asks if he can temporarily swap Magic Bands with his wife such as to utilize her FastPass Plus reservations

1382 20:33 TJ asks if his Annual Passes will be linked to his many Magic Bands

1382 14:13 Barry from Tennessee asks if Magic Bands contain the same information as an RFID-enabled park ticket

1376 4:35 Christie from Texas talks about receiving multiple magic bands for multiple reservations

1373 13:02 Laura from California asks about linking her premium Annual Pass to a Magic Band. She also asks if she can use her Magic Band to charge in the parks if she’s only staying onsite for one night.

1373 11:15 Karen from South Carolina asks how she will obtain Magic Bands as an offsite guest

1370 Mary from Illinois asks if she should bring all of her Magic Bands on her upcoming trip

1367 9:47 Mike from Florida offers a tip that may help party members with the same name link their tickets. He also discusses Magic Bands generally.

1364 16:43 Jeffrey from Canada asks if he can use his wife’s FastPass Plus offerings and get her another Magic Band to enter the park

136115:10 Adam from Wisconsin shares his party’s experience with Magic Bands

1358 27:39 Todd from Louisiana asks if he should use his Annual Pass Magic Bands or his regular Magic Band

1355 20:48 Megan from New Jersey wonders why her Magic Bands didn’t arrive with a USB port

1349 20:47 Darren from Connecticut discusses a Magic Band problem he’s having as an Annual Pass holder

1328 9:59 Jill from Illinois asks if her party can still use Magic Bands and FastPass Plus during the offsite portion of a split stay

1319 19:55 Eldon shares a couple of Magic Band tips

1298 5:19 James from Massachusetts asks about the future of Key to the World cards, and linking admission with My Disney Experience

1240 7:50 Mike Newell clarifies information concerning Kelly from Florida’s credit card question from 1237

1237 3:23 Kelly from Florida asks if different credit card numbers can be applied to different cards for the same resort room

0531 4’20″: Chris from Massachusetts asked if third-party bought tickets can be put on the Key to the World.

My Magic Plus

Episode 1402 – Correctable Mistakes 9:00-12:50; 15:08-17:53

Episode 1308 – My Disney Experience & 10-day tickets

Episode 1278 – Reunion 2013 ESPN Club Live Event After 41:48

Episode 1273 – What We’re Thankful For 3:30-6:31

Episode 1242 – Stories From Len’s Trip (Continued) 4:34-9:02

1427 7:15 Janet from New Jersey describes her Annual Pass-renewal process and My Magic Plus

1421 12:11 Kristen from Georgia asks if she and her husband, planning to rent DVC points, can add themselves to a relatives’ All Star reservation such as to obtain Free Dining and park tickets even if they won’t actually be staying there. She also asks about setting up Magic Bands and My Disney Experience under this scenario

1412 16:39 Aziz from Louisiana discusses Magic Bands for Annual Passes after upgrading Undercover Tourist tickets

1403 21:15 Kevin from North Carolina asks why expired FastPass Plus reservations remain on the My Disney Experience app

1403 11:04 Steve from Pennsylvania asks if his wife should create a separate Disney account for herself

1391 6:21 Molly shares information about the new Four Seasons Resort and My Magic Plus

1379 8:20 Dave from England asks if he should add the Deluxe Dining Plan to My Disney Experience for the one night he’s staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas. He also asks if he can maintain separate hotel reservations on one Magic Band

1367 9:47 Mike from Florida offers a tip that may help party members with the same name link their tickets. He also discusses Magic Bands generally.

1349 18:15 Art from North Carolina talks about linking vouchers through My Disney Experience

1349 9:39 Dave from Florida discusses a problem with using identical names in My Disney Experience

1325 3:09 Jean from Illinois asks about renting DVC points, especially in relation to My Magic Plus

1322 23:54 John from New York asks about My Disney Experience for two people staying in the same room with different tickets

1319 3:17 Diane from Wisconsin asks about sharing PhotoPass with another party with My Magic Plus

1316 20:53 Mark from New Jersey asks if Disney could’ve implemented My Magic Plus without changing the legacy FastPass system

1300 9:35 Wendy asks how to schedule FastPass Plus reservations without park tickets linked to My Disney Experience. Annette advises against linking multiple tickets

1298 5:19 James from Massachusetts asks about the future of Key to the World cards, and linking admission with My Disney Experience

1292 19:26 Jason from Alabama asks if the Swan and Dolphin are using My Magic Plus

1257 23:54 Sydney asks about room-only reservations and My Magic Plus

1257 5:10 Fred from Texas asks about ticket options and FastPass Plus

1248 2:16 Ethan asks whether he should hold off on booking his trip because of potential My Magic Plus issues

See also: FastPass for specific discussion of FastPass Plus

No Expiration

1403 10:48 John from Wisconsin asks if his now-10 year old daughter can use her old no-expiration child ticket

1379 8:20 Dave from England asks if he should add the Deluxe Dining Plan to My Disney Experience for the one night he’s staying at Animal Kingdom Lodge Villas. He also asks if he can maintain separate hotel reservations on one Magic Band

1358 12:46 Nick from Illinois asks if he can purchase the no-expiration option on only a portion of his ticket package

1352 23:06 Rob from Kentucky asks whether he should purchase an Annual Pass or a 10-day pass with no expiration

129517:44 Randy comments on protocol for no-expiration tickets

1237 18:07 Courtney from Pennsylvania asks if she can use a Dining Plan with no-expiration tickets

1237 17:00 Courtney from Pennsylvania asks about the no-expiration ticket option

1222 6:08 Rebecca from Canada asks whether a 10 day pass with no-expiration would be a better option for her situation than a one-day ticket

1162 26:41 Rick asks about the No Expiration Ticket option going away

1154 6:30 John from Wisconsin asks if he should hold off on buying no expiration park hopper tickets until more My Magic Plus information is revealed

0525 20’10″: Ben from Kansas bought into DVC, and asked whether he should buy No Expiration tickets for the next 40 years.

Older Tickets

Episode 1308 – My Disney Experience & 10-day tickets Using older tickets with new My Magic Plussystem

1254 15:38 Teddy from New Jersey asks about upgrading old unused tickets

1226 8:21 John comments on Disney ticket policies

0582 9’10″: Matt from PA refers to Episode 510, and comments on rumors of lifetime passes.

LS31 Part 1 – 52’10″: Kim from Maryland asks about using one Magic Your Way ticket over two consecutive stays.

0519 9’55″: Annie from Massachusetts refers to Episode 456, and talks about a paper 1983 ticket.

0510 22’55″: Greg from Virginia asks about 1980s lifetime passes.

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Steve mentions he’s been able to use tickets from before Animal Kingdom at Animal Kingdom.

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Jessica comments on using old tickets for new parks.

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insoin wants to know about using old park passes from the 1980’s.

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Angela of OH wants to know about using old tickets.

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Emily wants to know how to use a ticket from 1993.

LS05 Tiffany of NY wants to know if she can use an unused one day Magic Your Way ticket she bought last year

LS01 Part 1 – 32’05″: A caller says that he cannot find how many Plus days there are on a new 4 day Park Hopper Plus passes. Len subsequently talks about upgrading these tickets.

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Bill of Calhoun County, IL has some old disney tickets from 1993 and 2004 and wants to know if those tickets expire.
Matt says they’re pre-Magic Your Way and should be good to use forever.
Len says with the ticket from 1993, Bill wont be able to get into the Animal Kingdom with that ticket.
Matt says Bill may need to go to Guest Relations to exchange his tickets simply because the bar codes on the old tickets may not work anymore.

Park Hopping

Generally

1313 26:15 Jacklyn from Maine discusses park hopper tickets, and asks how to compliment a Cast Member’s performance to Disney

1260 29:26 Dan asks about park hopping on a Friday-Saturday trip

1240 5:42 Tim asks about Park Hopper ticket policies

1216 2:04 Jeff asks about the value of purchasing a single day ticket a la carte for his sixth day such as to save on park hopping

1201 19:15 Brian, Mel, and Dillon ask if Park Hopping is worth it

1177 27:38 Chris asks about must dos with a Water Park Fun and More ticket

1174 16:50 Port asks if he should get a Park Hopper on August 14 when touring solo

1151 9:27 Jay asks about the value of Park Hopper tickets

1142 6:37 Ethan from Pennsylvania comments on Episode 999 – Sticker Shock and the merits of park hopping.

1079 21:36 Fred from Maryland asks a question about park hopping and fastpass.

0561 12’10″: Bruch from Kentucky wants to go to a park with an EMH, then hop to another park.

0555 1’35″: Craig from UK refers to Episode 549, and asks whether he needs a Park Hopper to go to a restaurant in another park.

0531 15’20″: Doug from CA thanks the Panel for Episode 464, and asks whether when park hopping you have to pay twice in one day.

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Todd of TN wants to know if he should save some money by not getting the park hopper option.
Mike Scopa thinks once you get down there, his plans may change and he may need the flexibility of a park hopper.
Len isn’t sure the money is worth it for the hopper.
Matt thinks with good planning, they will be fine.
Matt thinks maybe they should stay off site and save money there as opposed to staying onsite and sticking with the park hopper option.
Mike Scopa says the loss of flexibility is going to taking some getting used to.

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Gordon wants to know if he plans better they don’t need the park hopper option.
Matt thinks with proper planning you shouldn’t need the hopper, although it helps if you go during longer hours.
Mike Scopa says you can always add the park hopper option on if it doesn’t work out.
Mike Scopa warns to make the change early on the vacation than add it on the end of the vacation.

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Dave of NH wants to know your best approach to park hopping.
Len recommends starting with the park that has the morning Extra Magic Hour or starting anywhere but Epcot and ending up at Epcot is a good idea.
Len says park hopping to three parks will likely result in too much time spent in transportation and not enough on rides.

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Natalie has a 7 day base ticket and wants to know if she can use 2 days on one day to park hop.
Len says her ticket is 7 days for 7 parks and if she wants to park hop, she has to pay the $42 park hopping option.
Mark says we’re seeing the effects of the new price increases.

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Mike Scopa says that they may consider adding more days on whatever is left on their tickets because when they come back next time, they may want more than 5 days at the parks especially if their children will be older.

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Alan of [17]Disneyfans.com wants to know how time consuming park hopping is using Disney transportation.
Len says park hopping more than one time park per day isn’t realistic especially when you factor in the time it takes to realistically get from one park to another.
Len like’s Alan’s idea of ending up at Epcot due to it’s size and dining options.
Len also recommends not hopping to the Animal Kingdom because of it’s early closing time or hopping to any park that had Extra Magic Hour that morning.

Using multiple days on a ticket in one day

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John also wants to know if he can use two park days without the park hopper option.

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Chloe of MA mentions an experience trying to use multiple days on a ticket in one day.

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Lois reports on trying to use two park days in one day.

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Jordan of FL writes in about using extra days instead of park hopping.

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Mike of NY wants to know if he can use more than one day on his ticket per day to go to more than one park without the park hopper option.

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Lou has an idea for tickets.
Matt says Lou’s idea wouldn’t work because you can’t burn two one day tickets on the same ticket on the same day.

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John of OK wants to know if you can use two days on a multiday pass or if you need a park hopper option.
Matt says you can’t use two days on one day.
Len says he has to get the hopper or don’t park hop.

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Kimmie of AL wants to know if she can get a non-hopper pass and burn more than one day each day to get into multuple parks.
Len says that doesn’t work anymore.

Including Disneyland

1088 2::34 Liz from Illinois asks about ticket options for both WDW and DL. Saving money on the Premier Passport is emphasized.

Platinum Package

1373 29:53 Jason from Alabama asks about must- do restaurants on the Platinum Package

0490 10’50″: Danelle from Wisconsin wants to know what is included in the Platinum Package.

Premier Pass

1266 21:01 Carol from Colorado asks if she can convert her Premier Annual Pass to RFID and if she can still use it at Disneyland

1201 4:20 Cindy from Vermont asks what the “break-even” point for upgrading to a Premier Pass is

1127 6:10 Jennifer from California asks about WDW ticket options for a Disneyland AP holder

Remaining Days

1091 23:40 Tammy from Texas whether ticket balances can be used toward the purchase of an annual pass.

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Ted of NJ wants to know if he can check how many days are left on an old ticket before he leaves.

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Jackie wants to know how many days are left on her park pass.
Mike Scopa says you can’t know until you get to Walt Disney World.

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William wants to know if there is anyway to check how many days are left on his ticket before getting to Walt Disney World.
Len says there is no way to know until you get there.
Mike Scopa says you can go to Guest Services outside any of the parks.

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Jeff of Everett, WA asks if there’s anyway to determine how many days are left on old park hopper tickets.
Mike Scopa says there is no way to know how many days are left on tickets other than bringing them down to the park.

Timeshare

0507 26’05″: Aziz asks about Timeshare presentations.

United Kingdom

0558 Craig from UK asks about upgrading the UK Ultimate Tickets.

Upgrade

1400 9:04 Patrick from Tennessee discusses upgrading an unused ticket

1373 12:21 Jason from Michigan asks about upgrading third-party tickets with a discount.

1373 10:32 Karen from South Carolina asks if her husband can upgrade his park hopper ticket with a water park option to a regular Annual Pass

1373 8:49 Karen from South Carolina asks if she must use her package tickets to activate them before upgrading to an Annual Pass
1254 15:38 Teddy from New Jersey asks about upgrading old unused tickets

1204 25:15 Jodie from Colorado asks if she should add an extra day to her park ticket such as to experience Magic Kingdom on a crowded arrival night

1180 12:02 David from Atlanta asks about the recent ticket price increases in regards to upgrading to the Water Park Fun and More option

1118 14:30 Brian from Massachusetts comments on ticket upgrades

0567 1’50″: Becky from Indiana asks about upgrading partly used passes.

0454 Jonathan wants to know if you can buy a no expiration option after a few days.

0451 Rob of WI wants to know if he can upgrade his tickets he bought on his last trip.

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Mark wants to know if he should upgrade his ticket to a 10 day ticket with no expiration.

0281
Joe of CA wants to know about upgrading his ticket from the Disney Store.

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Matt says the more days you buy, the cheaper it is per day on your tickets.
Mike Scopa doesn’t think it woiuld be worth it to get the no expiration option on her tickets.

0239
Richard of MA wants to know if his half used ticket can be added onto.
Len thinks you can only add on to your tickets within a certain amount of time, which he believes is around 10 days.

0212
Laurie wants to know if she can upgrade a used ticket.
Len says you’ll have to pay the full 10 days.

0209
Vanessa wants to know if she should keep her old park hoppers or use them towards a new pass.
Mike Scopa says he would apply the old passes to a 6 day pass.
Matt says if you would end up paying for days 4-6, it’s worth doing.

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Len says as you begin extending your trip, days 3, 4, 5 or more aren’t that much more.

0074
Michelle from Chicago can get a discount park hopper from work but wants to know if she can bring it to the parks and add on no expiration.
Len says she should be able to.
Mike Scopa doesn’t think she’s getting any discount.

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A listener wants to know if it’s possible to add extra days to a 10 day Magic Your Way Pass.
Mike Scopa says there is a reason why the program ends at 10 days and recommends just buying an annual pass.
Mike also mentions you can add more days after a few days that you’ve used the pass but if you need more than 10 days to begin with, Mike recommends the annual pass.

Value for Money

1394 23:11 Kelly from Colorado discusses the value of Disney’s packages

1307 2:43 Paul from New Jersey ponders Disney perks that may be discontinued. FastPass Plus and price increases are discussed

1295 16:31 Rick from Ohio asks about good months to pre-purchase park hopper tickets such as to avoid price increases

1222 12:57 Steven from Texas asks what the popular consensus regarding WDW’s price increases is

1186 24:47 Michael proposes a new ticket price structure and asks if Disney would ever consider it

1180 19:18 Ryan from Indiana asks about losing money by purchasing tickets earlier

0456 Greg of GA comments on price increases at Walt Disney World.

0448 A listener complains about the rising prices at Walt Disney World.

0448 Tracy comments on how Disney has changed it’s pricing from what Walt intended.

0448 Sue comments on the rising prices at Walt Disney World.

Water Parks

See Water Park Tickets.

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