Two different reservations and tickets
by Tom P
I have reservations for WDW this year and next. MDE shows both sets of tickets, park hoppers this year, single day passes next year.
Here is my concern. When I go this year, will the check-in at the parks automatically know what tickets I should be using? When looking at MDE, I see both sets of tickets with no date identifier. Anyway, I am worried that there will be a mix up. Do you have any experience with this.
Yeah, I think that's a problem
Wow, that's a really good question.
I would be very concerned about tickets getting messed up. It would be really, really, really bad if the first day your multi-day pass was activated, then a couple of your one day tickets got used during the week and next year you didn't have enough tickets.
Yes, that would be bad.
It probably won't happen, but with the state of Disney's computers it just might. I'm sure you could go to Guest Services and they could fix it, but that would be a hassle.
Here are a few of my ideas for how to handle it.
Link them to your Resort Reservation
If you are staying at a Disney Resort, whenever you get your Resort reservation into My Disney Experience, link the appropriate ticket to it. That will tell the system which ones to use.
Of course if you're not staying at a Disney Resort you'll have to try something else, like...
Unlink the One Day Tickets
Call Disney and unlink the one day tickets. You can always add them in again later as long as you have the ticket numbers.
You can contact them at (407) 939-4357.
While you're on the phone, I'd ask Disney what to do.
Go to Ticket Window and get the Plastic Cards
The other thing I would do, and I'd probably do this one whatever choice I made, is to go to a ticket service location (ticket window, or Concierge Desk at a Resort) and get the plastic cards for the one day tickets.
This actually happened to me with my Toy Story Land Trip. Disney sent us one day special tickets for the media event with plastic cards. The tickets were also in my, My Disney Experience account, right there with my Annual Pass, but as long as I didn't use the card for the special tickets they didn't get activated.
Dad's Bottom Line
The bottom line is there is probably no cause for concern, but I would either link the correct tickets to a resort reservation, unlink the one day tickets and either way get the plastic cards for the one day tickets.
I hope that helps.