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Reasons to Purchase Disney World MagicBands

MagicBands allow you to engage with Disney World in a way that makes travel easy! With a simple tap to a touch point, you can enter your Disney Resort room, and Disney Theme Park, redeem Lightning Lane selections, & much more! If you are looking for reasons to purchase a Disney World MagicBand+, we can give you many!

Using MagicBand for Fastpasses

Why Buy a Disney MagicBand+?

MagicBands are waterproof wristbands that allow you to use various touchpoint sensors throughout Disney World parks and resorts.

Here are ways you can use them while on vacation:

  • Tap the sensor on your Disney Resort door to enable a keyless entry system.
  • Pay for meals & snacks at a Disney Resort when you connect your payment method to your My Disney Experience app.
  • Use the Magicband as a Disney Resort ticket. Simply touch the band to the sensor at the gate to enter!
  • Redeem Lightning Lane selections throughout your Disney park visit.
  • Connect Disney PhotoPass images to your account with the touch of the band from a Disney photographer or ride picture kiosk.
Star Wars MagicBand

More Reasons to Buy a Disney MagicBand

If you are going to the park for a special celebration (like a birthday) or your favorite holiday, a specialty MagicBand+ is a great way to showcase a special occasion.

If you want to use it as an accessory to your Disney-themed outfit or show off your favorite Disney character, why not wear it on your wrist?

If you want a special souvenir you can use at the Disney Parks each time you go for years to come!

These bands will last you for several trips to the park, so your one-time purchase will get you years of enjoyment.

Disney World Magic Band+

Why You Might Want the NEW Disney World MagicBand+

The New Disney World MagicBand+ has upgraded technology and features you might want to check out!

They still have all the features of the old band, but now with some enhancements:

  • Bands have a rechargeable battery and come with a charger!
  • Bands integrate functions through the My Disney Experience app and can be customized with the app.
  • Full-spectrum color-changing lights that interact with select nighttime shows!
  • Gesture recognition with your movement enables magical surprises!
  • Have a magical experience as a bounty hunter in Galaxy’s Edge!
  • Interact with the Disney Fab 50 Character Collection throughout each of the four Disney theme parks.
Disney MagicBand Plus

Both solid color & special Limited Edition Disney MagicBands can be purchased online and in various stores at the parks and at Disney Springs.

Disney MagicBand+ Limited Edition Collection

The selection of Disney Limited Edition MagicBands changes frequently and we try to keep this list updated as soon as we notice changes.

Would you buy Disney World MagicBands?

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Thursday 20th of October 2016

I am planning a trip for April and we will stay off property. On our last trip we stayed at Art of Animation so we did have Magic bands. This time I will purchase them as they have become part of the fun of a Disney vacation. I'm pretty sure you don't need them to reserve fast passes 30 days in advance though- you just do that through the MDE page- but they will scan your ban when you go through the fast pass line..


Thursday 20th of October 2016

If you still have your MagicBands from your last trip, you can use those over & over. Just relink them to your tickets in your My Disney Experience account. You can also make your FastPass choices, like your said, 30 days out.


Thursday 21st of January 2016

We are staying off Disney property and would like to purchase magic bands. I am wondering if I can link Disney gift cards to them to pay for food and such.


Wednesday 17th of February 2016

No, you cannot link a gift card to MagicBands. Sure wish you could!

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