Disney World Tickets for Florida Residents
Disney World offers some great discounts on park tickets for Florida Residents. There are a number of different options ranging from one day Walt Disney World park tickets to annual pass options for those who are likely to visit the parks more frequently.
Here are the options for Disney World tickets for Florida residents. All prices are correct in January 2011 and do not include taxes.
Disney World Annual Passes for Florida Residents
The Florida Resident Annual Pass includes unlimited admission to Disney’s Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park for 365 days of the year. The price is $403.64 for adults and $364.23 for children aged 3 to 9.
If you want to include the Disney Water Parks and ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex, DisneyQuest Indoor Interactive theme park and Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course (green fees only) in addition to the Disney parks then you may want to consider the Florida Resident Premium Annual Pass. This gives 365 days of admission for $531.44 for adults and $479.25 for children aged 3 to 9.
A great value option is the Florida Resident Seasonal Pass at $275.84 for adults and $249.21 for children aged 3 to 9. This includes access to Disney Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Animal Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios for select dates throughout the year. The block out dates are select dates in April, June, July, August, December and New Year’s Day. This can be a great option for Florida residents though as you can get a good discounted rate on Disney tickets.
A Florida Resident Weekday Select Pass is also available. This gives access to the 4 main Disney theme parks Monday to Friday at select times of the year. The rate is $185.31 for adults and $167.21 for children aged 3 to 9.
If you just want to visit Epcot then there is a Florida Resident Epcot After 4pm Annual Pass. This option is more likely to be appealing to adults – try and explain to the kids that they can’t go to Magic Kingdom! The price for adults is $153.36 and $138.45 for children aged 3 to 9.
Only the Florida Resident Annual Pass and the Florida Resident Premium Pass include theme park parking. At $14 a day this may be a consideration for which Annual Pass you want to purchase.
All of the Disney Florida Resident Annual Passes provide discounts on select Disney resort hotels, dining and merchandise. These offers do vary seasonally though and do change – so always check out the offers for the dates you are visiting. All Disney Annual Passholders are also eligible to purchase the Disney Tables of Wonderland dining discount card which gives a discount of 20% on most Disney restaurants.
All Disney World Florida Resident Annual Passes are eligible for the monthly payment scheme so you can spread your payments out over a 12 month period.
There are also a number of discounted Disney World ticket options for Florida Residents not wanting to buy an Annual Pass. Disney also offers discounts for Florida Residents on single and multi day Magic Your Way Tickets.
A One Day Magic Your Way Ticket for Florida Residents is $73.80 for an adult and $66.60 for a child aged 3 to 9. Magic Your Way Tickets are available for up to 10 days and all Florida residents do receive a discount. If you want to add a Water Park Fun and More option or the Park Hopper option to a Florida Resident ticket this is available at a discount and costs just $27 per ticket per option.
From January 2, 2011 to May 22nd 2011 Florida Residents can by a Wild 4 Disney Pass. This gives the ticket holder 4 days of admission to the 4 Disney theme parks for $119 for adults and children aged 3 to 9. There are block out dates from 17th April to 24th April and all Wild 4 Disney Passes expire on May 26th 2011. For an extra cost Florida Residents can add the Park Hopper Option and the Water Park Fun & More Option to the Wild 4 Disney Passes for $27 per option.
If you are a Florida Resident and a Water Park fan then you may want to consider the Water Park Annual Passes for Florida Residents. This gives you access to Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney Blizzard Beach for a whole year each day after 2pm for $63.90 for adults and $51.12 for children.
If you want access to the Disney Water Parks year round at any opening time then the Water Park Annual Pass is $106.45 for adults and $85.73 for children aged 3 to 9. A single day Water Park admission is $47.93 for adults and $41.54 for children aged 3 to 9. So if you are going to visit more than twice a year it is worth buying an annual pass.
What Proof is Required to Purchase a Disney World Florida Resident Ticket?
There are many Disney World Ticket options for Florida Residents which offer a considerable discount. So just who is a Florida resident? All adults over the age of 18 must provide proof of Florida residency.
Disney has recently widened the definition of who is Florida resident. Disney accepts as proof of residence a Florida driver’s license,Florida state-issued ID card (must have a Florida address) or a Florida-based military ID.
Additionally Disney will now accept a state issued ID or passport from any state together with one of the following:
Monthly mortgage statement
Florida vehicle registration or title
Homeowner’s insurance policy or bill
Automobile insurance policy or bill
Mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statement
Mail from a Federal, State, County or City government agency
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