At a D23: Destination D presentation yesterday, Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Chairman Bob Chapek…
(UPDATED 8/5/19): Disney has announced new MagicBand options for Walt Disney World Hotel guests and Annual Passholders including new styles at a low discounted price. These new MagicBand upgrades are continuously in and out of stock so keep checking back to see when they are available!
Ever since Disney announced these MagicBand upgrades, everyone has wanted to know WHEN will they be available?? Today is the day my friends and though the My Disney Experience website, you can find all the styles available for a low discounted price of $10 for most models, though pricing varies.
The most recent styles include Mickey’s Not So Scary Halloween Party ($15.00) and Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge ($29.99) MagicBands.
Here’s what you need to do…
1. Login to My Disney Experience:
2. Choose your MagicBand for your upcoming Walt Disney World Trip:
Here you will see all the available options. They still have the solid colors, but you’ll notice all the character ones now with themes from Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar and all the Disney characters.
Choose your theme, either keep the solid colors, or choose from over 50 different themed styles available in all. Here are some some of them:
The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Captain Marvel, Disney Snacks, Flynn Rider, Genie, Frozen, Spaceship Earth, Black Panther, Minnie Mouse, Groot, Toy Story, Stitch, Moana and Darth Vader are just some of the MagicBands available.
Once you choose your style, you then choose any other personalized options for the MagicBand like your name on the inside.
Make sure you order them before the 11 day mark before your trip in order to have them shipped to your home.
I LOVE this addition and think it’s great that they are all available for only $10! If you want the colors that’s fine, otherwise plenty of upgrade choices!
If the styles you want aren’t available, keep checking back as more are added constantly…
(ORIGINAL STORY): Normally when you book a stay at one of the Walt Disney World Resort Hotels, you get a complimentary MagicBand 2.0 for each member of your party. However the styles are limited to just normal solid colors.
Disney has just announced that upgrades from those standard colors to more interesting styles including the Disney characters are now available to hotel guests and renewing annual passholders at a discounted rate.
Instead of the normal cost of about $24.99 each, the MagicBands with Disney characters and designs will be available for $10.00, good for a $14.99 discount. These special pre-arrival prices are made available on the My Disney Experience website and must be reserved before your Walt Disney World vacation.
Here’s a sneak peak at some of the new MagicBand options:
Even if you don’t want to upgrade to one of the designs, you can still order a complimentary MagicBand with a solid color as has always been possible. However $10 for the styles that have always cost $25 is a pretty good deal and if you’ve been thinking about a designed MagicBand anyway, now’s a good time.
Keep in mind no matter which MagicBands you choose to order, you can have them sent to your home address or waiting for you at your hotel when you arrive.
You must order the MagicBands 11 days or more BEFORE your Disney World arrival date. If you want them personalized with your name then you need to order them 6 days BEFORE arrival.
The MagicBand 2.0 is used for many things in Walt Disney World including park tickets, FastPass+ reservations, dining plan credits, charging to your room, linking Disney PhotoPass and more…
I want to know what you think about the new options for MagicBands for Disney World hotel guests…
- Are you going to upgrade your MagicBand or keep the solid colors?
- Which design is your favorite?
Let us know in the comments section below!
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