Discounted Disney World Tickets

Discount Disney World Tickets

One of the most expensive (if not THE most expensive) part of any Disney vacation are the Disney theme park tickets. With the price of tickets going up year after year, tickets can become a major expense.

REMINDER: Regardless of where you purchase your discount Disney World tickets, ALWAYS copy the back side on each pass (where the serial number is located) and put it in a safe place. It is the only chance you have of getting the passes replaced if you should lose them.
Discount Disney Ticket Brokers

Best Discount Ticket Option!!

By far, the best discounts you can get on Disney passes is through ticket brokers in the Orlando area. These brokers purchase their passes in bulk from Disney World, and all other area theme parks, and offer substantial savings. As an example only, a 7 Day ticket with the Park Hopper Add-On could cost you $355 through a broker, as opposed to $399 at the gate. While there are several reputable Disney ticket brokers in Orlando, the one we recommend is The Official Ticket Center on Hwy 535 in Lake Buena Vista.

The operation is run by Bruce Carter, and we have no qualms in telling you that it is a top notch operation. Tickets can be shipped 2-3 Day Priority Mail with signature required through the US Postal Service ($8), delivered to your hotel when you arrive ($10 per order), or you can pick them up at the OTC office directly. You can order the tickets on-line, or call the OTC toll free at 1 (877) 406-4836 (be sure to mention rate code TC11). Please note that all prices shown include tax.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Discount Disney Ticket Brokers should not be confused with the kiosks found in parking lots all around Kissimmee and Orlando offering steep discounts on tickets. Almost all of these are associated with a timeshare resort, and in order to get the tickets, you will have to sit through a timeshare presentation. The Official Ticket Center simply sells tickets, no timeshare pitches, no vouchers, just the same ticket media you would get from Disney, but at a discount.


Timeshare Tours
Orlando is chock-full of Timeshares, and chock-full of people trying to sell them. As a way to entice you to take a tour of their facilities, Timeshare companies will offer free, or heavily discounted park passes (usually one day passes) to individuals who agree to take a tour. The tours normally last for about 3 hours, after which you sit down with a sales rep who tries to sell you the Timeshare. Whether you purchase a timeshare or not, the company is REQUIRED to give you whatever incentive was offered to you.

In our opinion, it's never a good idea to take the tour simply to get the ticket. If you are interested in purchasing a timeshare, then you're killing two birds with one stone. Our suggestion is this: If you are interested in purchasing a timeshare, take the tour, but be sure to check The Timeshare Store for resale prices on Disney Vacation Club. The Timeshare Store has resale property from just about every timeshare company in the Orlando area, and at a fraction of what you would pay directly.

Disney Ticket Discounts for Military Personnel
Active Military personnel with proper ID (includes active U.S. Coast Guard and activated members of the National Guard or Reservists) are eligible to receive Disney Ticket discounts. Military personnel can also purchase Discount Disney Tickets for up to 5 members of their family. Guests in the Military can only purchase these tickets at Shades of Green. YOU MUST PRESENT VALID ID IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THESE PASSES.

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Where NOT to buy your Disney tickets!

Is is not unusual to find individuals selling "used" Disney tickets at various areas around Lake Buena Vista and Kissimmee. This practice started several years ago when Disney tickets were stamped (by hand) at the gate. It was easy to see how many days were left on the tickets. When Disney switched to the ticket media currently in use, the only way to determine how many days of admission are left is to have the ticket scanned.

You would think that it would have put an end to the practice of selling 'used' tickets, but it didn't. Many of those who purchase these discount Disney tickets with the promise that they're still valid often find out the hard way that they are used up. Disney will not help you as all passes are clearly marked "non-transferable." Quite frankly, it's not their responsibility if your "bargain" turned out to be anything but.

Keep in mind that if a deal seems too good to be true, there's probably a very good reason why. Never buy used tickets from anyone, not through auction sites, and not through those individuals who may approach you while in Florida. They are professional scam artists.

Disney World Tickets aren't cheap and if you allow yourself to be taken advantage of, you'll only spend more in the long run. There are legitimate discounts offered, such as through the The Official Ticket Center and by advance purchase through Disney World. Always play it safe.


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Disney World Ticket Descriptions

Base Disney Ticket
This ticket includes admission to all 4 Walt Disney World Theme Parks (Magic Kingdom , Epcot, Disney's Hollywood Studios, and Disney’s Animal Kingdom) one park per day (i.e. no park hopping).

Park Hopper Add-On Option
Adding the Park-Hopper Option lets you come and go as you please through all four Walt Disney World theme parks on the same day or every day for each day of your pass.

Park Hopper Plus Add-On Option
For Disney fun beyond the four theme parks, this option includes admission to Blizzard Beach and Typhoon Lagoon Water Parks, a round of mini-golf at Winter Summerland and Fantasia Gardens Mini-Golf Courses (before 4:00 p.m.), admission to the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex (not including event tickets), or a round of golf at Oak Trail family walking course (advance reservations required, clubs not included for adults, pull cart not included). The number of options is equal to the number of days on the ticket you select.

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