Welcome to Theme Park Insider! Join the community or log in
Theme Park Insider
Facebook Twitter YouTube Email Newsletter

You want a Disney MagicBand photo? Here's a Disney MagicBand photo!

Written by
Published: September 15, 2013 at 10:30 AM

Okay, so it's become a "thing" now for people who are about to visit the Walt Disney World Resort to post photos of their MagicBands online, when they arrive in the mail.

Well, we can play that game, too. Here's a photo of my favorite Disney Magic Band!

The original Disney MagicBand

What's yours? ;^)

Readers' Opinions

From Melanie Howe on September 15, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Love this! And I agree 100% -- the best Disney band ever :-)
From O T on September 15, 2013 at 1:05 PM
I loved the life magic band at Tarzan Rocks, they where awesome!
From Robert Niles on September 15, 2013 at 8:32 PM
Just some weekend silliness for everyone. Hope you enjoyed it!
From Annette Forrest on September 16, 2013 at 1:53 AM
I have a serious question: is there any danger in posting photos of actual magic bands online? I am always so scared of identity theft. Can a thief somehow get access to my account by seeing a picture of a magic band? My DS12 is starting to get into the phase of posting things to his Facebook, and I am scared that he is going to take a picture of a magic band and it will have a code printed on it or something.

I have not seen a magic band up close yet. Is there anything on it that someone can see in a picture that would allow thieves to access an account?

From Eric Orlando on September 16, 2013 at 5:44 AM
Hi Annette,

Very little to worry about with a picture. There is an ID code on the inside of the band. However even if someone did get a photo of the ID number they would still need access to internal Disney systems and databases to get any sort of personal info. From the outside they are fairly plain.

From 209.156.160.90 on September 16, 2013 at 5:58 AM
Annette, the worst case scenario is that someone would clone your band. My top worry about this is the ability for someone to gain access to your hotel room using a cloned band. They would have to know what resort and what room you are in to pull that off however.

However your credit card and/or meal plan can only be charged using a PIN and your ticket to the park can only be used with your fingerprint.

That said, i'd be more concerted with someone using a long range RF scanner to get your ID than with someone using the number on the back of the band to clone it.

From Brandon Townsend on September 17, 2013 at 12:29 AM
Don't worry Cali crowd. If MagicBands are successful Mickey will throw a crumb or two your way.

This article has been archived and is no longer accepting comments.

Previous article: Universal Studios Hollywood construction update



Planning a trip to Walt Disney World?

Family vacation

Insider's Pick: Don't try to do Disney without the ever-entertaining and informative Unofficial Guide to Walt Disney World 2014. Save time and money with these tested tips and strategies for getting the most from a Disney World vacation. It's a great investment in happiness for you and your family.

Get it! In paperback | For Kindle | For iBooks