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Tyler is a lawyer living in South Florida who visits Disney World at least once a month. He enjoys re-living classic Disney experiences and discovering new things about the parks when he visits. Friends and family always ask him to plan their trip for maximum Disney magic!

8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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8. Credit Card Replacement For guests staying on property, the MagicBand can be used to charge purchases in the park to your room.  When checking in, guests will be asked to set up a PIN for this purpose.  At any of the shops or restaurants, you can scan your MagicBand, enter the PIN, and walk away!  You can even control ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

Room Key

1. Room Keys If you are a guest staying on property, the MagicBand acts as your room key. This is a much simpler method than needing a separate hotel room key crowding your wallet. Moreover, guests who participate in the Express Check-In can put a credit card on file before even arriving on property and can head straight to the ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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2. FastPass Keeper With the introduction of MyDisneyExperience and MagicBands, Disney got rid of the paper FastPasses that guests had to get throughout the park. In its place, guests can create an account on-line and link their ticket to their MagicBand and schedule three FastPass+ selections prior to arriving in the park. Guests can begin scheduling FastPasses 60 days prior ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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3. Dining Plan Organizer Guests who elect to participate in the Disney Dining Plan also have their dining credits on their MagicBand. Cast Members at the restaurants simply scan one of the MagicBands when a meal or snack is being redeemed and all is taken care of! It is a great way to make the vacation process simpler and cut ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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4. Ticket Wallet In streamlining the number of things that guests need to remember to carry, the MagicBand also has their ticket information on it. Upon entering a park, guests will be asked to touch their MagicBand against the virtual turnstiles at the entrance to the park. You can even link tickets to special hard-ticket events to your MagicBand to ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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5. Photo Pass Guests wishing to take photos with the characters throughout the parks, in the restaurants, or link photos from attractions can do so with their MagicBand! Photographers will link the photos to a guest’s MagicBand and the photo will appear in the guests’s MyDisneyExperience account. If you have downloaded the app, you’ll be able to review and download ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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6. Water Proof Since Disney World is home to two water parks, as well as numerous water rides, the MagicBand is waterproof to allow you to have fun without having to worry about damaging the MagicBand.

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

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7. Designable In addition to the various colors that you can get your MagicBand in, Disney has a variety of add-ons for your MagicBand. You can get BandIts to show off your favorite characters or indicate that you are celebrating a special event or just giving your MagicBand some personality. There are special edition MagicBands available in the gift shops ...

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8 MagicBand Tips for Rookies

Magic Band

Any trip to Walt Disney World isn’t complete without receiving your MagicBands to assist in your fun.  There is much to know about MagicBands beyond what colors and designs they come in, so here are the top tips for your MagicBands.

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The 6 Most Memorable Dining Experiences at Walt Disney World

Character Dining Minnie

2. Character Dining We love grabbing a meal and meeting characters and taking pictures with the characters and luckily there are a lot of options for guests throughout the resorts and the parks to accommodate guests. A family favorite of ours is the Crystal Palace because it is the only place to meet Winnie the Pooh and friends, but also ...

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