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Walt Disney World MagicBands now owned by more than 10 million guests

The MyMagic+ and Fastpass+ system started a long slow test period in the end of 2013 and really kicked off for the general public in January of 2014. In just about a year, over 10 million MagicBands have been distributed … Continue reading

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Apple Pay coming to Walt Disney World December 24

Get your iPhone 6 configured for the most magical purchase experience on Earth. Walt Disney World will roll out support for Apple Pay at the resort beginning Christmas Eve. Apple Pay is a “contactless payment” service similar to Google Wallet … Continue reading

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Instapic: Star Wars Bandits. All the cool kids will be wearing them at Star Wars Weekends

from Instagram Are you part of the rebellion or the galactic empire? Disney is pushing the MyMagic+ enabled MagicBands hard. There are a ton of accessories you can add to yours. Above are a few of the Star Wars themed … Continue reading

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Would You Pay $12.95 for a Magic Band?

This post brought to you by Christina Wood of Pixie Vacations, the preferred Disney vacation travel planner of The Disney Blog. Offsite guests can now buy MagicBands for use in the parks. You’ll pay $12.95 for each band, which will … Continue reading

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FastPass+ and MagicBands Takeover Walt Disney World – Part 2: Challenges and Solutions Ahead

The switch from Legacy Fastpass (where select attractions were able to be reserved on a day-of basis as many times as you could according to the rules) to the Next-Gen technology driven Fastpass+ (where most major attractions and many minor … Continue reading

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