Walt Disney World has announced changes in their Annual Passes, Tables in Wonderland and parking costs.
Beginning Sunday October 4, 2015, Walt Disney World Annual Passholders will have a few new options and changing benefits.
- Water Parks Annual Pass ~ this will be for all Guests, one full year of admission to both Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach water parks. ($110.00 for adults, $99 for children ages 3-9)
- Weekday Select Pass ~ this will be for Florida residents. Good weekdays only! ($275.84)
- Silver will replace Seasonal ~ this will be for the Florida residents, but with very restricted dates. ($414.29)
- Gold will replace Standard ~ this will be for the Florida residents. There will be some blackout dates, but still good most of the year. ($584.69)
- Platinum will replace Premium ~ this will be for all Guests, one full year access to the 4 theme parks as well as Park Hopping privileges. ($749.00)
- Platinum Plus ~ this will be for all Guests, one full year access to the 4 theme parks as well as Park Hopping privileges; admission to both Disney Water Parks, the ESPN Wide World of Sports and Disney’s Oak Trail Golf Course. ($829.00)
Annual Passholders will also have access to Resort, dining, recreation, and merchandise discounts, as well as parking and complimentary MagicBands. Changes to benefits will include complimentary PhotoPass downloads for Gold and Platinum Passholders. With the closing of Disney Quest in the near future, changes to benefits for the Premium Passes have been expected.
Also announced on Sunday, was a price increase to the popular Tables in Wonderland program. For Walt Disney World Annual Passholders, the cost has increased to $150. Florida residents cost has increased to $175.
Parking costs have also increased. Parking remains complimentary for Guests staying at a Walt Disney World Resort.
- Car or Motorcycle – $20 per day
- Shuttle, Limo, Camper, Trailer or RV – $22 per day
- Bus or Tractor Trailer – $25 per day
- Valet Parking at Resorts- $25
What do you think of these changes? It’s a lot of increases, but not unexpected with so many announcements of upgrades and renovations coming to the parks.