A brand new service will soon be rolling out at The Walt Disney World Resort. MagicMobile promises to be a convenient new way to experience “The Most Magical Place on Earth.” What do you think of this new feature?
Future of MagicBands
Disney announced that MagicBands, those fun little wrist accessories, would no longer be complimentary beginning in 2021. The solid colors are $5 while the speciality MagicBands would continue to be offered at a discounted price as always.
Now, Disney is slowly making the transition to more phone technology as part of the Guest experience. Here’s what we know about MagicMobile, from Disney Parks Blog.
From Disney Parks Blog:
The MagicBand, the colorful wristband guests wear at Walt Disney World Resort, makes each visit even simpler and more seamless. We’ve continued to invent and innovate, and soon, we’ll be debuting a new option: Disney MagicMobile service!
Launching in phases starting later this year, Disney MagicMobile service is a convenient and contactless way to access MagicBand features like theme park entry through the power of your iPhone, Apple Watch or other smart device.
Guests will be able to create a Disney MagicMobile pass through the My Disney Experience app and add it to their smart device’s digital wallet. It works like magic – most features will be available by just holding up your smart device near an access point, just like you do with a MagicBand. Disney MagicMobile service and its features will roll out first on Apple devices.
Guests may choose to use Disney MagicMobile service or a MagicBand – pick whichever option works best for you during your visit. You can even use both and alternate between the two for added flexibility. We’ll also soon be introducing more MagicBands in trendy new colors and fun designs featuring favorite Disney characters and stories.
Our existing digital room key feature will continue to be available specifically within the My Disney Experience app, which helps guests expedite their arrival by using online check-in service, going directly to their Disney Resort hotel room and using their phone to unlock their door. Disney Resort hotel guests may also still pick up a Key to the World card at their convenience by visiting the front desk.
Are you looking forward to more technology-driven benefits for your Disney vacation? Or, do you prefer to disconnect from your phones? Let us know what you think about MagicMobile over on the Facebook page!