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Disneyland Tickets - Help

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Disneyland Tickets - Help


We're going to Disneyland for 5 days in June (excited! but so far away).

We want to buy park hopper tickets and are happy to buy them from the disney website but we'd like to get the plastic cards as tickets if possible. I know from my last visit (when we stayed at grand californian) that we got plastic cards that were our room keys and park tickets. This time however we're not staying at a disney hotel.

We live in Australia and want to buy tickets soon. On the disney website we can buy print at home tickets or have them sent to us for an additional $25.

If we do the print at home does that mean we're wandering around the park with paper tickets for 5 days? Or do we get given different tickets on the first entrance? Also if we pay to have them sent to us do we get plastic tickets?

Hope someone can help.



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1. Re: Disneyland Tickets - Help

First, your room keys at the Grand are not your park hoppers. Two seperate plastic cards. Second, you trade in your paper verification for the plastic park hopper when you enter Disneyland or California Adventure. Chuck.

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2. Re: Disneyland Tickets - Help

Room keys at one of the Disneyland owned Hotels will allow you into either Park on select days for early entry, but they are not a Disneyland ticket and you would still need a regular Disneyland ticket for entry.

Just so your aware....Australian residents can purchase a special 10 day Disneyland Pass for about the same cost as a 5 day Parkhopper ticket? They are only available right now through a travel agent in that area. In case you are planning on staying in Anaheim a little longer than the 5 days, ect...

You would get actual tickets if you had them sent to you if you purchased on the Disneyland.com website. If you decided to print out an E-ticket at home, those are taken directly to the Turnstiles that go into either Park, where adults would need to show some kind of Photo ID, they would scan the E- ticket, and hand you back an actual ticket to use for the rest of your stay..

But, there are some discount right now offered through Cheap Tickets where you can get a 5 day Parkhopper for the price of a 4 day one, or a 4 day one for the price of a 3 day one. So its a good value. Its a voucher though that must be exchanged for a regular ticket at the Disneyland Maingate ticket window. Info is listed for you how to purchase on the Mousesavers.com website which is a good resource for you as they list current reliable discounts on attractions for you ( they dont sell tickets) Along with other discounts listed.


No matter which option you choose, they are now requiring adults only show photo ID with specific tickets usually 2 day and up Parkhopper ticket each time you want to enter either Park. They usually will take a photo when you enter either Park for the first time,( or I believe they can also do that at the Maingate ticket window if you are exchanging a voucher) then they print your name on your ticket the first time you enter either Park as new security measures to eliminate ticket sharing.

Edited: 09 February 2014, 04:20
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3. Re: Disneyland Tickets - Help

When your paper E-tickets are exchanged at the turnstiles for actual tickets, the actual tickets will be of heavier paper stock, like cardboard. You won't have an option to get plastic tickets.

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