Old rate park tickets - expiration?

Discussion in 'Budget Board' started by kellyf2626, Jun 19, 2011.

  1. kellyf2626

    kellyf2626 DIS Veteran

    Jul 16, 2005
    If I purchase park tickets (a 10-day hopper) through a website that is still offering tickets priced prior to the rate increase, do these have an expiration?

    I would like to buy our hoppers at the old price for our trip this October. But.....what if something happens and we can't go this October, and I already spent $900+ on park admission? Will these tickets still be valid if we chose to use them, say, in Spring 2012?

  2. Marionnette

    Marionnette Children see magic because they look for it

    Sep 26, 2009
    The tickets will still be valid. There are a few exceptions but those would be special promotional tickets like those given to corporate sponsors, YES tickets or those purchased by convention attendees.

    Regular Disney tickets do not expire until 14 days after their first day of use. If you purchased the "no-expiry" addon, then they never expire.
  3. kellyf2626

    kellyf2626 DIS Veteran

    Jul 16, 2005
    So.....they will never expire until 14 days after the first time I use them? Doesn't matter old prices/new prices?
  4. Cheshire Figment

    Cheshire Figment <font color=red><marquee behavior=alternate>Friend

    Jan 12, 2001
    You might want to look at the Everything About WDW Tickets locked sticky in this Forum. Especially the items bolded in the list below.

    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. Hopping Rules
    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

    Page Two of the Sticky

    16. Reserved for Future Use
    17. 2011/2012 Armed Forces Salute Tickets
    18A. Prices Effective June 12, 2011
    18B. Per Day Pricing for Ticket Combinations
    18C. How to Save Money on Annual Pass Purchases
    19. "Free" Tickets and Special Promotions
    20. Ticket Purchase/Upgrade Locations and Telephones
    21. Florida Resident Installment Purchases of Annual Passes

    To get there directly, follow the link in my signature.
  5. SaraJayne

    SaraJayne <font color=red>Stop moving those smilies! <img sr

    Mar 6, 2009
    Correct. :) The "clock" (so to speak) doesn't start on the 14 days until the first time you use them.

    So you could buy them now and not use them for five years and they will still be good then. :)

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