Get ready to shell out a bit more if you’re considering a trip to the enchanting kingdoms of Disneyland in Anaheim, California, or Walt Disney World in Florida. Both legendary resorts have declared changes in their ticket prices, making the magical experience slightly pricier for aficionados. In fact, it was exactly one year ago that Disney announced a slew of increases across multiple categories. Disneyland prices
Admirers of the cherished Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, hold your breath. The expense of diving into the captivating universe of Mickey Mouse and his companions has just escalated. This isn’t a new trend though. The latest surge in price, effective since October 11, commemorates the anniversary of the increase from the previous year.
Disneyland Resort comprises two major attractions: the timeless Disneyland Park and its younger sibling, California Adventure Park. While the news might seem disheartening to many, there’s a silver lining. The cost for a single-day visit during Disneyland’s Tier 0 days (the least crowded days) remains unchanged at $104. However, other ticket prices have seen a noticeable jump.
Disneyland’s New Price Structure Disneyland prices
Navigating Disneyland’s ticketing system can be as intricate as one of its fairy-tale mazes. Prices fluctuate based on several factors: the duration of your stay, the size and age composition of your group, your visit’s timing, and the add-ons you choose. Here’s a breakdown of the changes:
- One-day, one-park tickets: Tier 0 remains at $104. Opting for a Tier 1 day? That’s now $119, up by $5. The price escalates to $194 for Tier 6 days, a jump from the earlier $179.
- Multiday passes: These tickets don’t adhere to the tier system. Their cost is consistent, regardless of your chosen dates. The revised prices are:
- Two-day ticket: $310 (was $285)
- Three-day ticket: $390 (was $360)
- Four-day ticket: $445 (was $395)
- Five-day ticket: $480 (was $415)
- Park Hoppers: These special tickets let you flit between Disneyland and California Adventure on the same day. The one-day Park Hopper remains at $65. However, the prices for extended days have increased:
- Two-day add-on: $65 (was $60)
- Three-day add-on: $70 (was $60)
- Four-day add-on: $70 (was $60)
- Five-day add-on: $75 (was $60)
- Annual passes: Now termed Magic Key Passes, these are favorites among locals and frequent visitors. The revised prices are:
- Imagine Magic Key: $499 (was $449)
- Enchant Magic Key: $849 (was $699)
- Believe Magic Key: $1,249 (was $1,099)
- Inspire Magic Key: $1,649 (was $1,599)
Disney’s Genie+, the feature that lets you skip long lines, now costs $30 if bought in advance, up from $25.
Disneyland parking price increase Disneyland prices
Parking prices at Disneyland are also on the rise beginning today, with prices across the board going up by $5. For example, standard parking at Disneyland’s theme parks is increasing to $35 (previously $30), and preferred parking is going up to $55 (previously $50).
Parking at Disneyland’s hotels also increases from $35 to $40 for standard self-parking and from $65 to $70 for overnight valet parking.
Parking prices at Downtown Disney remain unchanged.
Walt Disney World Resort’s Adjustments
On the same day, Walt Disney World Resort in Florida, a larger entity with four theme parks, also revised its prices. Annual pass prices surged by up to 10%. The premium Incredi-Pass now costs $1,449, a $50 increase. With taxes, it’s nearly $1,500. However, it offers unrestricted access and potential discounts on food and merchandise.
Parking at Disney World now costs $30, up from $25. But daily pass prices remain unchanged. Starting January 9, visitors can switch between parks anytime, a change from the current 2 p.m. restriction.
In conclusion, while the magic of Disneyland remains undiminished, the cost of experiencing it has certainly risen. Visitors are advised to plan their trips carefully to make the most of their budgets.