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Walt Disney World ticket from 1978

by Melanie
(New York, NY)

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“Hiya, Dad. I have a very unique question. I hope that you can help. My mother has my original ticket from 1978, my first visit to Disney. Believe it or not, it was a multi-day pass with no expiration, still has one day left. Incredible. We’re bringing my daughter to Disney this fall for her 4th birthday and my 40th. My question is can we use it? Or at least have it stamped with my daughter’s first day at Disney? What do you think?”

Go see the Enchanted Tiki Room

You might want to use your ticket to enjoy the Enchanted Tiki Room – Photo by Judd Helms

My first inclination was to say automatically, “Yeah, no problem,” because I didn’t think about it being a child’s ticket. My guess is you can go and you’ll be able to use it. Disney honors old tickets.

What I would do is I would go to either the concierge desk at your hotel if you’re staying at a Disney hotel or a ticket window and say, “Hey, I’ve got this ticket. Can my daughter use that?” My guess is 90% yeah. Disney’s going to say, “Sure. Here, let’s make it happen.”

But they might not because it’s your ticket and it’s not her ticket. But I think probably there’s a really good chance that Disney will let you use it.

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Dad’s Bottom Line

Disney does honor old tickets that have dates available on them. They do it all the time. So, check with the ticket window or with the concierge and let them sort that out for you.


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