Disney raises prices of once free Magic Bands to $5

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With the start of the new year, Magic Bands are no longer complimentary with Walt Disney World vacation packages. Guests can use Magic Bands from a past visit, pick up a Key to the World card from the front desk at their resort, or purchase a new band.

Related – New Prearrival Magic Bands now available on My Disney Experience

In My Disney Experience, you can purchase a new band under the “Build-A-Band Upgrade” platform. You can now only filter between color and theme. The plain colored bands were formerly complimentary but are now available at a “special pre-order price” of $5. The comparable value is $14.99.

Related – Disney shares update with guests that Complimentary MagicBands Will No Longer Be Provided

Disney raises prices of once free Magic Bands to $5

The complimentary luggage tags that came with the Magic Bands also won’t be mailed out anymore. Guests can pick those up at the front desk of their resort.

Will you be ordering new Magic Bands for your next Walt Disney World vacation?


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