Get into Disney free on your birthday
Written by Robert Niles
As part of its 2009 "Celebration" promotion campaign (replacing the "Year of Million Dreams" that lasted two years), Disney announced today that it will offer free admission to visitors on their birthdays next year.Tweet
Here are the details, from the press release:
To receive free admission to one of the Walt Disney World or Disneyland theme parks on your birthday in 2009, guests must bring valid ID including proof of birth date. Guests who already hold a valid multi-day ticket they will use on their birthday may choose from other birthday treats instead, however, no cash refunds or credits will be given. To register your birthday and find out more details, visit www.disneyparks.com.
So there's no one-day credit on your multi-day pass if you want to use it on your birthday. (So... if you have a no-expire option on a WDW ticket, just leave it in your pocket and pretend you don't have it, okay? Save the extra day for another time.) I see this being a bigger deal in Anaheim, though, where people can pop over to the park easily on their B-day.
The upside for Disney? Who wants to go to Disneyland by themselves on their birthday? Celebrants likely will bring along the family, who'll pay to get in. Plus, they'll net the cash spent in the park on food, souvenirs, etc.
Still... a free Disneyland ticket. That's a sweet deal.
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