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Old 02-16-2013, 02:03 PM   #1
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Any Magic Band sightings yet?

I remember reading somewhere they might start doing some initial testing in Feb. Just wondering if anyone has seen anyone else use them yet.
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Old 02-16-2013, 03:00 PM   #2
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We just got back and nope not yet! I think it's getting fairly close though as all credit card readers and the entrances to the parks have the symbols that match.
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Old 02-16-2013, 04:21 PM   #3
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They've started testing them in Animal Kingdom.
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:13 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by mrsxsparrow View Post
They've started testing them in Animal Kingdom.
They starting testing the magic bands in the animal kingdom??
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Old 02-19-2013, 01:48 PM   #5
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Supposedly, testing was to have started this week.

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Old 02-19-2013, 03:45 PM   #6
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As part of the test and adjust process for MyMagic+, a test that includes MagicBands will take place Feb. 17-19.

Cast Members acting as Guests will be staying at Disneys Animal Kingdom Lodge as part of the test.

The test will include in-park activity at Disneys Animal Kingdom Theme Park. Test participants will use MagicBands to touch to enter their rooms, touch to enter the park, touch to redeem FastPass+ selections and touch to pay (except table service restaurants).

MagicBands are a valid form of room entry, park entry, payment and FastPass+ redemption. Cast Members should proceed as they would with any other Guest using a Key to the World card.
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Any updates or expansion of test?
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I really hope they will be there by July!!
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Originally Posted by mmccutche View Post
Any updates or expansion of test?
Just CM testing at the parks at this point. They attempted to roll the bands out a a couple of specific resorts. But there were so many problems, that round of testing lasted less than a day.
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