There is a lot of enthusiasm about the new Magic Key program, and we know that many of you are eager to get back to unlocking wonderful experiences at the Disneyland Resort again and again. Magic Key passes, as you are well aware, will go on sale on August 25th (no earlier than 10 a.m. PT). Before we formally introduce our four new Magic Key choices in just a few days, we wanted to answer some of the most often asked questions to help you plan and prepare ahead of time!
Where can I get a Magic Key pass?
Do I have to buy my Magic Key pass on August 25?
We know you’re anxious to “unlock” your new Magic Key pass, and we want you to have a wonderful time when you return to the Happiest Place on Earth. Please keep in mind that you do not have to buy your Magic Key on the first day of sale.
Is there a monthly payment option available for purchasing my Magic Key pass?
Yes! Monthly payment options are available for eligible California residents purchasing a Magic Key pass.
I’d like to upgrade my existing theme park ticket to a Magic Key pass. Is that doable?
Yes, most theme park tickets are upgradeable to a Magic Key pass. Fully used, or partially used and expired, theme park admission media, complimentary ticket media, special event ticket media and ticket media stating its ineligibility for an upgrade (such as the California Resident promotional ticket) may not be upgraded to a Magic Key pass.
How can I convert my valid theme park ticket to a Magic Key pass?
If you have a partially used, unexpired ticket that may be upgraded, you can do it right from the Disneyland app! Visit discover more, go to Disneyland.com.
How exactly will my Magic Key holder theme park reservations work?
You can hold a specified number of theme park reservations at a time, within a 90-day booking window, subject to relevant blockout dates, depending on the Magic Key type you purchase (you can check the amount of holds per pass type at Disneyland.com/MagicKey). For example, if you buy an Imagine Key pass, you may hold up to two theme park reservations at the same time. If you attend a park on one of your two planned reservation days (or cancel a reservation on time), you can make another reservation within that 90-day window! Park reservations may be made for one or both parks, subject to availability; however, park reservations are limited and cannot be guaranteed for any specific dates or parks.
Once you purchase your Magic Key pass, here are the steps to book a theme park reservation, beginning Aug. 25:
- Visit the theme park reservations page on Disneyland.com or the Disneyland app to start the reservation process.
- Select the date that you wish to visit from the available theme park reservation dates. You can make reservations for one park, or both, depending on park availability for that selected date.
- If you will be visiting both parks, you must select a starting park in which to begin your day. You may cross over and switch between parks beginning at 1 p.m. that day, subject to capacity. If you arrive after 1 p.m., you may start your visit at either park.
- After making your selection, review and confirm your reservations details.
Tip: If you’re planning to visit with friends and family, you can add their theme park admission to your account to make theme park reservations as a group!
Do I need to make two separate bookings if I want to visit both parks on the same day?
No. If you make a Magic Key theme park reservation for both parks, it will count as one reservation hold against your available reservation holds. Reservations are subject to availability and are not guaranteed for any park.
What extra perks will I gain if I acquire my Magic Key pass within the first 66 days?
Aside from all of the amazing advantages that come with being a Magic Key holder, you will also receive a unique charter member welcome package delivered to the address on file, which will contain a limited-edition Magic Key pin, celebration button, magnet, and other goodies!
Additionally, Magic Key holders who visit Disneyland Park between September 1 and October 31, 2021 will have access to a limited-time experience at Starcade in Tomorrowland. Magic Key holders may take advantage of a great picture opportunity, charging stations, and other exciting Magic Key surprises!
We hope this helped to clarify some of your concerns! Who’s thrilled to become a Magic Key holder now?
Sid Philips is a father of two and a loving husband. He currently resides in Pennsylvania and has been a fan of Disney since his parents took him there in 1980! Sid has visited multiple Disney parks around the world and loves each one!
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