This thread is intended to discuss most aspects of Walt Disney World (WDW) ticketing. It will only deal with ticketing policies and procedures at WDW, and with connections to the Automated Ticketing System (ATS). This entire thread is read-only and can be edited or changed only by the original poster or one of the TPA&S moderators. If you feel that a part is not clear, put your question in a new thread where it will be answered; if necessary this thread will be edited to clarify the situation. Please note that this information is public information which has been taken, and possibly paraphrased, from WDW web sites and from official training of WDW Cast Members who work with ATS. Post and Contents 1. This Table of Contents 2. Magic Your Way (MYW) Ticket Basics Including Definitions 3. Annual Passes and Water Park Tickets 4. Tickets Available Only to Florida Residents 5. Tickets Not Available to the General Public 6. Upgrading MYW Tickets (Not to Annual Passes) 7. Upgrading Tickets to Annual Passes 8. Dealing With Tickets Issued Prior to 1 January 2005 (Pre-MYW) 9. Children and Adults 10. Special Events 11. Comprehensive MYW Ticket Example 12. Hotel Card (Key To The World (KTTW)) 13. Lost Tickets 14. Finger Scans 15. Frequently Asked Ticket Questions. 15A(1). Hopping Rules 15A(2). Hopping For One Day Only During Multi-Day Stay 15B. WPF&M With No Expire 15C. No Expire Upgrades 15D. Upgrading an Unused Ticket 15E. Upgrading Special Tickets 15F. Checking on Old Tickets 15G. Renewing Annual Passes 15H. Upgrading a Completely Used Ticket 15I. Getting Park Tickets Before Package Start Date 15J. Upgrading After Departure Following are on Page 2 of the FAQ 16. Mickey's Not So Scary Halloween Party and Very Merry Christmas Party 17. 2012/2013 Armed Forces Salute Tickets 18A. Prices Effective June 1, 2013 18B. Reserved for Future Use 18C. How to Save Money on Annual Passes 19A. "Free" Tickets and Special Promotions 19B. DVC Member Premium Annual Pass Promotion 20. Ticket Purchase/Upgrade Locations and Telephones 21. Florida Resident Installment Purchases of Annual Passes 22. Ticket Price Bridging (Or Not) This thread was last updated on June 30, 2013, and information is current and accurate as of this date.