Are vintage Walt Disney World tickets more valuable to a collector?

Are vintage Walt Disney World tickets more valuable to a collector?

by Mike
(Raleigh, NC)

 




Hello Dad, thanks for all your help and useful information on Walt Disney World.

I have a question about entrance tickets that are 40 to 45 years old. Is it possible that these tickets are worth more to a collector than they would be to enter the park? If so, where would I look to offer them up?

Thanks again, Mike."


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Hey Mike, I did a little research on this. It's probably better to use them at Disney. It's probably more economic, makes more economic sense to use them at Disney if they are regular park tickets.

Now if they are for special events, say like for the opening of Epcot or something like that it's a different story. Special tickets are what collectors are looking for.

The other thing that sells well is ticket books. Full ticket books do sell pretty good so it's better to sell them then to use them at Disney.

Ticket books only worth the price that you paid for it at Disney. Most of the time that's $5 or so, so it's usually better to sell them then to trade them in to Disney.

Unused tickets aren't worth much on to collectors. Why? Because it's not all that rare. Collectors like things that are rare. Now, if you had a special pass, an event pass, there some things like parking, special parking tickets. That's what collectors are looking for.

For just a regular ticket that have a day or two on them, you're not going to get a lot of money for it. But if you trade them in for a current ticket it's worth what? $110, $115, depending on when you go.

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Dad's Bottom Line

The bottom line is it's probably better to go and use them at Walt Disney World then it is to try to sell them if they are a regular ticket.

If you have a special event ticket, yes. That's what collectors are looking for. I would sell those.

The place to look to places to sell them would be Ebay. That's where most of the collectable Disney tickets are sold.

 

 

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Oct 21, 2019
Walt Disney October 29, 1971 new tickets
by: Anonymous

I was a crane operator that worked building Walt Disney in the late 60's and 70's. As an employee of Buena Vista Construction Co. we were given admission tickets and ride coupons. I have two unused (new) Transportation Tickets numbers ST448037 and ST448038 and a guide book. I also have the letter from Buena Vista Construction Co, dated October 29,1971.
I was wondering what the value be?

Oct 01, 2019
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by: Lorraine

I visited WDW in 1973 and Disneyland in the same week. I have the booklets from both places - although - there are used tickets in the booklet. Are they worth anything, and if so, to whom? Thanks, Lorraine

Mar 22, 2019
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by: Yvonne

I have a complete A-E ticket book, is it worth anything?

Feb 23, 2019
1978 complete “A” thru “E” coupons
by: Gary

Hi, I have 3 complete booklets from 1978. The ticket books are in perfect condition, have all 10 coupons for attractions A they E in them, with the day pass and transportation ticket included. My grandmother started there in 1978 and retired from there many years after. I have a ton of stuff from when she worked there, including work schedules and many, many passes she never used. Also found a 1978 "D" series Disney dollar in the original envelope and the Disney dollar key card that came with it. Anyways, do you think the tickets are still exchangeable for day passes? Or do you think they are worth more on eBay? Same question for the Disney dollar

Feb 23, 2019
1978 complete “A” thru “E” coupons
by: Gary

Hi, I have 3 complete booklets from 1978. The ticket books are in perfect condition, have all 10 coupons for attractions A they E in them, with the day pass and transportation ticket included. My grandmother started there in 1978 and retired from there many years after. I have a ton of stuff from when she worked there, including work schedules and many, many passes she never used. Also found a 1978 "D" series Disney dollar in the original envelope and the Disney dollar key card that came with it. Anyways, do you think the tickets are still exchangeable for day passes? Or do you think they are worth more on eBay? Same question for the Disney dollar

Jan 20, 2019
complete ticket book
by: Anonymous

I have a few complete ticket books to DisneyWorld. Original value was $4.75. The ones on eBay are only partial. If I'm looking to sell them, what would the going rate be?

Jul 30, 2018
Unused 2 day ticket books
by: Kbm

Hi,

I have 2 complete ticket books from 1979, including 2 day admission. I can't find what I have in an ebay listing to get an idea what they might be worth. In your research, did you run across any collectors that I could contact? I can use them at Disney, but I'd rather such special items be in a collector's hands.

Thanks!
Kristen

Dad Answers

No, I didn't run across any collectors. I know they are out there.

Jun 15, 2018
year 2000 ticket
by: Erin

I have a ticket from the year 2000 and a Disney Dollar do you know if they are worth anything? Or how I could find out?

Erin

Dad Answers

Erin,

The Disney Dollar is worth the face value, but you'll have to go to Guest Services to exchange it.

The ticket should be good if it has days left on it. (Find out if you still have days left.)

Apr 18, 2018
Disney world tickets
by: Anonymous

Have Disney world tickets from 1997 not sure if used or not are they worth anything.

Dad Answers


If they have days left on them they will still be good. It's not easy to find out. Here's a link to the Disney page that tells you how. (Find out if you still have days left.)

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