Tag: Fastpass

Disney’s MagicBands: The Hype, the Hysteria, & You

Disney’s MagicBands: The Hype, the Hysteria, & You

| November 6, 2013 | 161 Replies

I am thinking about canceling my trip to Walt Disney World because I am so worried that FastPass+ and MagicBands will ruin it. I don’t even like wearing something on my wrist! Disney MagicBands are too confusing. They make a vacation hard. They are rationing out how many rides you can go on now in [...]

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MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

MyMagic+ Review: MagicBands & FastPass+

| August 3, 2013 | 141 Replies

DIS Unplugged Podcast: Full Review of MyMagic+, FastPass+, & MagicBands The DIS Unplugged team discusses their recent testing of Disney’s new MyMagic+ system, including FastPass+ and MagicBands. www.disunplugged.com A few of us from The DIS team had the opportunity to test out Walt Disney World’s new MyMagic+ system, including MagicBands and FastPass+ this week during [...]

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The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

The Highs and Lows of a Disney Vacation

| July 9, 2013 | 3 Replies

No matter the length of your Disney vacation there will be moments throughout where your emotions will swing.  There will be euphoric high moments and moments when you wish you could have a “do over” or moments you would just soon forget or leave behind.  In most cases our Disney vacations are like sound waves with occasional ups [...]

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Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

| June 20, 2013 | 22 Replies

The next round of official testing for Disney’s MagicBands began today and continues through next week. Select guests staying at the Contemporary Resort and Animal Kingdom Lodge were notified before leaving home that they were chosen to participate in what is reported to be the most extensive test to date. Those of us watching from [...]

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FIRST LOOK: Disney’s MyMagic+ MagicBand

FIRST LOOK: Disney’s MyMagic+ MagicBand

| May 17, 2013 | 75 Replies

There has been a lot of discussion lately regarding Disney’s upcoming MyMagic+ program which aims to combine every aspect of your Walt Disney World vacation into one seamless and digital experience. With MyMagic+, park tickets, resort room keys, dining reservations, PhotoPass photographs, payment options, and even FastPasses will all be contained in your My Disney Experience account. [...]

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Disney MagicBand Styles Begin to Surface

Disney MagicBand Styles Begin to Surface

| March 2, 2013 | 26 Replies

This January marked the official reveal of Disney Parks’ announcement regarding the next generation in vacation experience. The new MyMagic+ system will allow guests to fully customize their time spent in the parks using the new My Disney Experience app and a MagicBand, a RFID-encoded new piece of technology that will link together resort and [...]

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Disney Patent Hints at Future Plans for MyMagic+

Disney Patent Hints at Future Plans for MyMagic+

| February 17, 2013 | 5 Replies

The Patent and Trademark Office recently published one of the principal utility patents applications Disney filed for MyMagic+.  Publication of a patent application typically occurs about 18 months after it is filed which means Disney filed the patent application in July 2011.  Let’s get the legal terms out of the way.  Upon filing, patent applications [...]

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Theme Park Personality – Day Versus Night

Theme Park Personality – Day Versus Night

| February 14, 2013 | 6 Replies

The sun rises early in the AM on a day when you jump out of bed and an entire theme park day is ahead of you.  You make your way to your theme park of choice before the park opens.  Excitement and anticipation is in the air while you wait at the front gate for [...]

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