They say a dream is a wish your heart makes. If your dream is to experience Disney at a discount, then we can help! Whether you’re headed to one of Disney’s magical theme parks or just popping into your local Disney Store, we know the deals that can save you money.
This list of Disney discounts and deals will help you enjoy the happiest place on Earth without breaking the bank. Read on to learn how you can enjoy all things Disney on a budget. And say hi to Mickey for us!
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Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, some of the following Disney parks and attractions may be operating under limited hours of operation or closed due to local community restrictions. Certain programs and parks mentioned in this article are not currently available. At the time this article was published, Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon Water Park was closed and FastPass+ service was suspended. Visit the Disney Parks website for current information on attendance guidelines and restrictions.
Disney World Veteran Discount
Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, is more than just the mouse.
Disney World encompasses four theme parks (Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Disney’s Hollywood Studios and Disney’s Animal Kingdom) and two water parks (Disney’s Typhoon Lagoon and Disney’s Blizzard Beach).
With so many parks and destinations to choose from, it’s hard to know where to start! Thankfully, with special military member discounts, you can spread out the fun and experience all Disney has to offer. U.S. military members are eligible for special discounts on Walt Disney World Resort theme park tickets.
From now until Dec. 17, 2021:
- Four-day park hopper tickets are available for $296 plus tax.
- Four-day park hopper plus tickets are $326 plus tax.
- Five-day park hopper tickets are $315 plus tax, while five-day park hopper plus tickets are $345 plus tax.
- Tickets are valid from Feb. 15, 2021, through Dec. 17, 2021.
Disney’s Military Salute Promotion
Disney’s Military Salute promotion offers deep discounts on four-day and five-day park hopper and park hopper plus tickets. Park hopper tickets allow you to visit multiple theme parks on the same day. Park hopper plus tickets also include admission to Disney’s water parks and other Walt Disney World fun. Disney’s military promotional tickets save park-goers hundreds of dollars during their trip.
Discounts on other Walt Disney World Resort park tickets (one-day through 10-day tickets, single-park tickets, etc.) are also available through your local military base’s Information, Tickets, and Tours office.
For information on discounted Walt Disney World tickets, check out your military base’s ITT website (typically found via your base’s Force Support Squadron or Morale, Welfare, and Recreation website).
Magic Kingdom serves up classic Disney fun, with thrilling rides like Space Mountain and Big Thunder Mountain Railroad and iconic favorites like Pirates of the Caribbean and “it’s a small world.” At night, a spectacular fireworks show lights up the night sky at Cinderella’s castle.
Epcot invites park-goers to travel around the world, explore life under the sea and journey into outer space.
Disney’s Hollywood Studios features out-of-this-world fun with Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge, playful adventures at Toy Story Land, hair-raising highs on the Twilight Zone Tower of Terror and much more.
Disney’s Animal Kingdom is home to exotic animals, dinosaur friends and foes, and Pandora – The World of Avatar.
Typhoon Lagoon and Blizzard Beach
Additional Disney World Properties
Disneyland Veteran Discount
To all who come to this happy place, welcome!
Disneyland is the original Disney theme park, designed by Walt Disney himself. Located in Anaheim, California, Disneyland Park offers up classic Disney magic, thrilling shows, delicious treats and all your Disney pals. Just a few steps from Disneyland Park you’ll find Disney California Adventure Park, which boasts the brand-new Avengers Campus along with Pixar Pier, Cars Land and California-themed areas like Hollywood Land. Adjacent to the parks is the Downtown Disney District, with a variety of eateries, shops and entertainment.
Disneyland and California Adventure have just started welcoming back out-of-state guests due to COVID restrictions.
From now until Dec. 16, 2021:
- 3-Day Park Hopper Ticket: $225 plus tax
- 4-Day Park Hopper Ticket: $260 plus tax
The Disney Armed Forces Salute Program
The Disney Armed Forces Salute program, which offers deep discounts on multi-day military park passes, has not launched following the parks’ reopening. The future of this program is not yet known, but discounted Disneyland and California Adventure tickets may still be available through your local Information, Tickets, and Tours office. Visit your military base’s ITT website for more information.
You can also keep an eye on the latest Disneyland deals at Disneyland’s website for special offers and discounts.
Disney Hotel Veteran Discount
Valid Travel Dates: Most nights January 1, 2021 through December 17, 2021
- The discounted rates vary from about 30% to 40% off of the hotel’s rack rates.
Disney World offers special discounted hotel rates to military personnel. Staying at a Walt Disney World Resort comes with a number of perks and magical extras that you won’t find at other hotels in the area. Disney World Resorts allow you to “Stay in the Magic,” with themed rooms and pools, special entertainment and activities, character dining experiences and so much more. And heading to the parks from your resort is easy with complimentary bus, boat, monorail and Skyliner transportation. Other perks include early theme park entry (a program that begins later this year) and early access to FastPass+ planning, a system that allows guests to reserve access to attractions and shows before they even get to the park.
Discounted hotel rates are available for active and retired U.S. military personnel, including active or retired members of the National Guard, Reservists, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service and the Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Spouses of military service members and PHS and NOAA Commissioned Corps members also qualify if they are able to present valid and active U.S. military IDs in the absence of active or retired military personnel or Commissioned Corps members. Other restrictions may apply; visit Disney World’s website for more information.
Shades of Green
Another option for military members heading to Disney World is the Shades of Green Resort. Originally a Disney-owned resort, Shades of Green is now an Armed Forces Recreation Center for service members, their families and other authorized users. Shades of Green offers a tiered rate system with pricing based on the military member’s rank. The resort is found in the Magic Kingdom resort area, across from Disney’s Polynesian Resort.
Shades of Green also offers special discounts on Walt Disney World Resort tickets, as well as other Florida attractions like Universal Orlando Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, Legoland Florida Resort, and more. For more information, visit the Shades of Green Resort website.
Disney Memory Maker Discount
Valid through December 31st, 2021: $98
Capturing the magical memories you’ll make at Disney World is a must, and it’s easier than ever with Disney PhotoPass Service. You’ll find Disney photographers throughout the Walt Disney World Resort, ready to take your photo so you can focus on the fun. These photos can then be viewed in an online gallery or on the My Disney Experience app.
Eligible service members are given a special discount for the Memory Maker product, which gives you unlimited downloads of all your Disney PhotoPass photos and videos. This discounted Memory Maker product must be purchased at the Walt Disney World theme park ticket window. For more information on this program, visit the Disney World special offers website for military members.
Disney Springs Veteran Discount
Between 10-25% off, depending on the store or restaurant. Simply ask your server or manager if they offer a military discount.
Disney Springs in Florida and the Downtown Disney District in California have dozens of restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. Happily, some of these venues also offer military discounts!
shopDisney Veteran Discount
While shopDisney.com does not currently offer any discounts for military personnel, local Disney Stores do!
Active-duty and retired military personnel receive a 10% discount at Disney Stores throughout the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Members must present a military ID to receive the discount.
There’s no need to wish upon a star to land great military Disney discounts. We hope these deals will help you plan the Disney vacation of your dreams. And when you see how much you saved, you won’t think twice about grabbing one last churro or Dole Whip before you head back home!
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