Things to know about your MagicBand

MagicBands are your Key to unlocking the magic.. literally! It is your Resort Key, your Disney ticket, your fast passes, photo pass, you can even make purchases with it! And it's all Magic... (Maybe with the help of a sensor and chip, but we will stick with Magic). Find out all the power this colorful wristband holds! When you book a Disney Vacation, you get to personalize MagicBands for everyone in the party. You can pick a color and chose a name. You receive them usually, within 3-4 Weeks … [Read more...]

MyMagic+ is on it’s Way to Other Disney Parks

MyMagic+ is making its way to other Disney parks, slowly but surely. I know what you are thinking, finally! I know I agree.Tom Staggs recently said that the system will undergo some changes as elements of it makes its way to Disneyland. Disneyland has a higher number of Passholders who are more likely to make last-minute decisions to visit the park for a day. So they may change how far in advance they can get their Fastpasses. They have learned a lot from the Disney World rollout, so … [Read more...]

Disney Reports More Record Profits

MyMagic+ is finally turning a big profit for Disney. Even though they say the cost of the program has still not totally been recouped.According to Disney about three-quarters of their guests stay in a Disney Resort, and only one quarter of the guests have only just started using Fastpass+ last month."We are pleased with some of the changes in guest behavior and park dynamics we are already seeing," Walt Disney Co. Chief Financial Officer Jay Rasulo told analysts during a conference call … [Read more...]

Big Fastpass+ Changes coming next week to Walt Disney World

I am sure you know, but 2 of the most requested changes for Fastpass+ would be the ability to get more Fastpasses and to have an option to park hop, well that will be happening on April 28th.Here is how it will work, for now:When you have used all of your 3 allowed fastpasses than you can go to an in-park kiosk and add one more. When you use up that one then you can get another one and so on.You will have the ability to pick a fastpass for another park, after you have used your … [Read more...]

Magicbands and Fastpass+ Available For Offsite Guests next week!

As early as March 31, 2014 Disney World off site guests will be able to get your very own Magicband and access Disney's Fastpass+. You will have to buy the Magicbands but you are not required to have them for the use of Fastpass+, the RFID enabled ticket that you get can also give you access to Fastpass+.Offsite guests will be able to make Fastpass+ reservations 30 days out.Offsite guests will also have access to the My Disney Experience app and the website. You can also use the kiosks … [Read more...]

What’s New Around the Walt Disney World, Disneyland and Universal Orlando Resorts

New things pop up at Walt Disney World Resort, Disneyland Resort and Universal Orlando Resort daily.  Join us each week to read about "What's New" around the Disney resorts and Universal Orlando!Walt Disney World Resort in FloridaSeahawks Linebacker & MVP Malcolm Smith 'Going to Disney World' to Celebrate Super Bowl XLVIII Victory: A magical tradition continued Sunday night following the Seahawks 43-8 win over the Broncos when Malcolm Smith of the Seattle Seahawks  beamed into … [Read more...]

MyMagic+ News for Annual Passholders

Finally MyMagic+ is now being tested for Annual Passholders. This will be happening over the next couple of months.Disney is selecting a certain number of Passholders at random to select and customize their very own Magicband. They will have the ability to schedule 3 Fastpasses in advance, for one park per day. They will be able to select 7 days of Fastpass+ selections for a 60 day period.  Those participating in the test will be able to make their FastPass+ selections by using  the My … [Read more...]

More MyMagic+ Changes Coming Soon to Disney World

Disney World has been working on improving the MyMagic+ System. Over the next few months you will see a new and improved ‘My Disney Experience’  site and  app. It seems as though the new and improved versions will be faster.Offsite guests use of the Fastpass+ system will be exanded to the other parks. This means that the paper fastpass is on it's way out. So everyone will be able to use Fastpass+ by Spring of this year.This is assuming that the test phases go according to plan and there … [Read more...]

My Magic+ Magicbands Now being used for Extra Magic Hours

Disney's World's My Magic+ Magicbands will now be used for entry in the parks for EMH (extra magic hours).Starting yesterday Magicbands will be scanned to provide proof of your EMH status.Your band will be scanned by a cast member outside of the park entrance to prove your EMH status. Once you have been cleared you will proceed to the normal park entrance and use your Magicband to enter like usual.If you are using an RFID Key to the World card, you will follow the same procedure as if … [Read more...]

A New Dimension to Disney Magic with My Magic+

Over the coming months, My Magic+ will take your Walt Disney World vacation to an all-new level, making it yours like never before. Start your Disney vacation excitement today with My Disney Experience.Sign in now to My Disney Experience and discover your personal guide to the magic. You’ll find incredible online and mobile tools that will help you take your vacation from dream to done.In My Disney Experience, find all your plans in one place on your own home page. Make and share … [Read more...]