Tag: My Disney Experience

Walt Disney World is now selling MagicBands to Offsite Day Guests

Walt Disney World is now selling MagicBands to Offsite Day Guests

| March 31, 2014 | 25 Replies

As part of the My Magic+ testing, Walt Disney World has starting selling MagicBands to offsite day guests. Day guests are those guests who are not staying at a Walt Disney World Resort.  

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Tips for Using Walt Disney World’s FastPass+

Tips for Using Walt Disney World’s FastPass+

| February 3, 2014 | 20 Replies

Walt Disney World has a new way for guests to customize their vacations: FastPass+. The system, which has been undergoing extensive testing and implementation since the fall of 2012, works with MagicBands, vinyl bracelets equipped with RFID chips that sync with guests’ accounts on MyMagic+ via Disney’s website or smartphone app. There, guests can schedule [...]

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Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom: Turnstile-Free!

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom: Turnstile-Free!

| November 27, 2013 | 3 Replies

Today marked a special day in Walt Disney World history: the final touch point entry system was unveiled and ready for guest use at Magic Kingdom. The significance of this moment was not lost by Disney cast members who celebrated yet another new step in advancing park technology. Guests no longer walk through the traditional [...]

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Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

Disney’s MagicBand Accessories…Revealed!

| June 20, 2013 | 21 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 | 67 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 | 25 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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Brand New Walt Disney World Maps

Brand New Walt Disney World Maps

| March 2, 2013 | 8 Replies

Starting tomorrow, March 3rd, Walt Disney World will offer brand new maps for all four theme parks, both water parks, Downtown Disney and ESPN Wide World of Sports. The maps feature the updated park illustrations used in Disney’s My Disney Experience app and each map has a QR code to download the app while in [...]

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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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