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Walt Disney World Annual Passes Return! (on sale September 8)

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Walt Disney World Annual Passes finally make their return, and passes go on sale on September 8! This long-awaited announcement comes just in time for Walt Disney World’s 50th Anniversary Celebration which kicks off on October 1, 2021. These new passes allow guests to hold more park reservations, customize their passes, gain access to a new integrated calendar, and enjoy numerous Passholder perks.

 


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Disney Pixie Dust Pass

Daisy and Donald in Hollywood Studios | Magic in the PlanningPrice: $399 plus tax (or $19 per month with 12 monthly payments after a $205 down payment on the Florida Resident Monthly Payment Program)

Renewal Price: $339 plus tax

*Only available for Florida Residents

  • Standard theme park parking is included.
  • Receive up to 20% off select dining, merchandise, and more.
  • Visit 1 or more theme parks on the same day with an advance park reservation (Yes, you may park hop.)
  • This pass is valid for use most weekdays but is subject to blockout dates including peak times and holidays.
  • You may hold 3 park reservations at a time on a rolling basis. (Once you use a theme park reservation, you can make another reservation for a future date.) An exception extends to those staying at select Disney Resort hotels or other select hotels where you will be eligible to make park reservations for each day of your Resort stay, in addition to holding 3 park reservations at a time.
  • Bonus reservations will occasionally be added to the calendar allowing you to make extra reservations on select days at select theme parks. (These bonus reservations will not count as a reservation hold.)

 

Disney Pirate Pass

$699 plus tax (or $45 per month with 12 monthly payments after a $205 down payment on the Florida Resident Monthly Payment Program)

Renewal Price: $594 plus tax

*Only available for Florida Residents

  • Standard theme park parking is included.
  • Receive up to 20% off select dining, merchandise, and more.
  • Visit 1 or more theme parks on the same day with an advance park reservation (Yes, you may park hop.)
  • This pass is valid for use most days (including weekends) but is subject to blockout dates including peak times and holidays.
  • You may hold 4 park reservations at a time on a rolling basis. (Once you use a theme park reservation, you can make another reservation for a future date.) An exception extends to those staying at select Disney Resort hotels or other select hotels where you will be eligible to make park reservations for each day of your Resort stay, in addition to holding 4 park reservations at a time.
  • Bonus reservations will occasionally be added to the calendar allowing you to make extra reservations on select days at select theme parks. (These bonus reservations will not count as a reservation hold.)

 

Disney Sorcerer Pass

Big Thunder Mountain Railroad at Magic Kingdom | magicintheplanning.com$899 plus tax (or $63 per month with 12 monthly payments after a $205 down payment on the Florida Resident Monthly Payment Program)

Renewal Price: $764 plus tax

*Only available for Florida residents and Disney Vacation Club Members

  • Standard theme park parking is included.
  • Receive up to 20% off select dining, merchandise, and more.
  • Visit 1 or more theme parks on the same day with an advance park reservation (Yes, you may park hop.)
  • This pass is valid for use most days (including weekends) but is subject to blockout dates including peak times and holidays.
  • You may hold 5 park reservations at a time on a rolling basis. (Once you use a theme park reservation, you can make another reservation for a future date.) An exception extends to those staying at select Disney Resort hotels or other select hotels where you will be eligible to make park reservations for each day of your Resort stay, in addition to holding 5 park reservations at a time.
  • Bonus reservations will occasionally be added to the calendar allowing you to make extra reservations on select days at select theme parks. (These bonus reservations will not count as a reservation hold.)

 

Disney Incredi-Pass

$1,299 plus tax (or $99 per month with 12 monthly payments after a $205 down payment on the Florida Resident Monthly Payment Program)

Renewal Price: $1,104 plus tax

*Available for all guests, including out-of-state residents

  • Standard theme park parking is included.
  • Receive up to 20% off select dining, merchandise, and more.
  • Visit 1 or more theme parks on the same day with an advance park reservation (Yes, you may park hop.)
  • No blockout dates
  • You may hold 5 park reservations at a time on a rolling basis. (Once you use a theme park reservation, you can make another reservation for a future date.) An exception extends to those staying at select Disney Resort hotels or other select hotels where you will be eligible to make park reservations for each day of your Resort stay, in addition to holding 5 park reservations at a time.
  • Bonus reservations will occasionally be added to the calendar allowing you to make extra reservations on select days at select theme parks. (These bonus reservations will not count as a reservation hold.)

 

Customize Your Disney World Annual Passes

  • Water Park & Sports Option
    • Price: $99 plus tax for the year
    • This add-on gives you one admission to the following Disney World experiences with no blockout dates:
      • Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park
      • Disney’s Oak Trail Golf course
      • FootGolf at Disney’s Oak Trail
      • Disney’s Fantasia Gardens Miniature Golf Course (one round prior to 4 p.m.)
      • Disney’s Winter Summerland Miniature Golf Course (one round prior to 4 p.m.)
      • Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park (currently unavailable)
      • ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (currently unavailable)
  • Disney PhotoPass
    • Price: $99 plus tax for the year
    • This add-on gives you unlimited PhotoPass downloads as well as discounts on prints and physical product purchases. *Note: If you will always be with your party when visiting the parks, only one person in your party needs to purchase the PhotoPass add-on.

 

Current Passholders

Giraffes at Animal Kingdom | magicintheplanning.comAre you currently holding a pass from the old program? Nothing changes for you, except starting September 8 you will be able to book more park reservations.

  • Platinum Plus: 5 park reservations
  • Platinum: 5 park reservations
  • Gold: 5 park reservations
  • Silver: 4 park reservations
  • Theme Park Select: 3 park reservations
  • Weekday Select: 3 park reservations
  • Epcot After 4 p.m.: 3 park reservations

If your renewal time is after September 8, you will be given the option to purchase one of the new passes at a special renewal rate.

 

Additional Details

  • Beginning September 8, you can upgrade an eligible ticket to an Annual Pass in person. (At a later date, you’ll be able to upgrade an eligible ticket on Disney’s website or via the My Disney Experience app.) As long as you purchased an eligible theme park ticket, you’ll be able to apply the entire price you paid into a select Annual Pass. *It is worth noting that if you upgrade an existing ticket, your park reservations will automatically be canceled, and you will need to make new park reservations with your Annual Pass.
  • Annual Passholders will be able to purchase Disney Genie+ on the day of your visit. Currently, there are no Passholder discounts available for Disney Genie+ or individual attraction Lightning Lane purchases.

 

We hope you enjoyed our guide to Walt Disney World Annual Passes! Be sure to visit my step-by-step guide to planning your next Walt Disney World vacation!


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