Many have skipped Disney's Guest Favorite

Many have skipped Disney's Guest Favorite ...

Disneyland enthusiasts who want to see the Main Street Electrical Parade or the Disneyland Forever fireworks spectacular, which both conclude on September 1, or wish to visit Disneyland for the holidays from November 11 to January 8, may be spending a lot of money to visit the park or its sister attraction California Adventure many times.

A one-day ticket to a single Disneyland Resort theme park costs from $104 for an adult (at least $150 for a child) to $164 for a Saturday visit.

To have a wide variety of holidays and special events, Disneyland Resort guests must start saving early in the year, get a credit card, or take out a small loan. If they have an annual pass, they will save plenty depending on how many days in the year they wish to visit.

New annual passes at Disney theme parks have been halted due to a lack of a restart date. However, current passholders have a chance.

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With this offer, Disneyland Resort guests may save a lot of money.

Annual passholders at Disneyland Resort Magic Key will receive some good news on August 18, but there will be no new sales.

For certain Southern California residents, renewals start at $449 for the Imagine Key, which allows reservation-based admission to either of the Magic Key theme parks on selected days of the year, subject to availability of Magic Key allocated reservations. Passholders may hold up to two reservations at a time, and receive 20% off Genie+ service, 10% off select dining, and 20% off parking in the Toy Story lot.

Enchant Key holders may renew for $699, which allows reservation-based admission to one or both theme parks on select days of the year, subject to availability of Magic Key allocated reservations. Passholders may hold up to four reservations at a time, and receive 20% off Genie+ service, 10% off select dining, and 25% off parking in the Toy Story lot.

Believe Key members may renew for $1,099, which allows reservation-based admission to one or both theme parks on most days of the year, subject to availability of Magic Key allocated reservations. Passholders may take advantage of 20% off Genie+ service, up to 10% off merchandise, 50% off select dining, and 50% off standard theme park parking in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure, Pixar Pals Parking Structure, and Toy Story lot.

Holders of the high-end Inspire Key may renew for $1,599, which allows reservation-based admission to one or both theme parks on most days of the year, subject to availability of Magic Key allocated reservations. The pass also includes 20% off select merchandise, 15% off select dining, and free standard theme park parking in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure, Pixar Pals Parking Structure, and Toy Story lot.

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New year's passes on the Disney World website are still being paused, including the premium-tier Incredi Pass, as well as the Sorcerer Pass, which is only available to Disney Vacation Club members and Florida residents. It has also halted sales of the Pirate Pass, which only Florida residents can buy.

Before the epidemic, Disney offered two types of passes, one for Florida and California residents, and one for people who reside outside the states. In those pre-covid days, Disney offered multiple levels of protection that had different blackout dates.

The highest-end passes allow you to go to any park on any day, while the lower-end ones exclude many holidays, school vacations, and high-volume days.

During Disney's epidemic closure, annual pass sales were suspended (with new tier names, higher prices, and more restrictions), but they halted all except for its lowest-tier resident-only pass, which was only available until about last Thanksgiving.

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Reservations are simple to make early.

Disney has been operating under a reservation system and limited capacity since it reopened following its pandemic closures. It paused annual passes because it only had so many reservations per day, which must be shared between passholders, single-day ticket purchasers, and families on vacation.

The theme park company does not want to sell annual passes to those who have purchased them. It does not want to tell a family that it can't see the places it planned to see during a multi-day vacation.

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Both California Disneyland Resort and California Adventure are sold out of reservations for Sept. 10, and both are sold out Sept. 17 and 24, but no other dates are sold out for reservations until December 14. The Disneyland Resort reservation system does not indicate any availability till December 15.

All Disney World parks are available from August 27 to the end of the year and into the next year, except for October 12 for some reason. From August 16 to 26, some parks are open for reservations, except all are available Aug. 18.

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