Vote of the week: Will you use the Disney birthday ticket in 2009?
Published: January 2, 2009 at 10:58 AM
The freebie is real - no sitting through a Disney DVC timeshare sale pitch necessary. ;-) But there are a few catches:
1. It's not as easy as showing up at the entrance gate with a birth certificate or driver's license. You should first register on the Disney theme parks website to claim your birthday ticket. (If you do show up at the park without registering online, you'll have to go to the Will Call window to do the sign-up there. Trust me, you won't want to wait in that line. Sign up early. Also, there are other freebies available for folks who have an annual pass that would otherwise get them in on their birthday this year.)
2. No rainchecks. You've got to go on your actual birthday. No moving your celebration to a more convenient weekend day or holiday.
3. It's just for you. If you want to bring family or friends, they have to pay. (Unless they share your birthday, of course!)
All that said, will you be taking advantage of Disney's free ticket offer in 2009? Pick the option that best describes where you are at with the decision today.
If you are going, or thinking about it, tell us in the comments which park you'll visit.