(I've decided to embrace Rod's approach to these conversations).
She writes: "Several comments have been made to the fact that no one buys one day tickets anymore."
I Respond: I don't think the posts claimed "no one." I think they clearly implied the majority of ticket sales are either multi-day tickets, annual passes, Florida resident discounts, etc.
"Irrelevant, no one pays front gate prices anymore. Everyone comes in with discounts or multi-day tickets."
No not everyone. If your buying a one day pass, you can't find a discount on them or a 2 day for that matter. It's not until yo buy 3 day passes that a discount kicks in. So we as one day park goers are stuck paying gate prices.
My guess is like another posted stated people are going to start skipping disney for a couple three years and do Universal, sea-world, bush gardens instead.. last time i did disney was 2000.. did one day last year (2009) on free pass.
Universal had a modest price increase this year partly due to the Harry Potter attraction.. give it a couple years and they will be back to $99 per person for 5 days usage.
when was the last time you went to Silver Springs and ride the glass bottom boats,, or went to Weeki Wachee Springs! Home of the World Famous Mermaids!.. that what everyone when before disney and universal.. Time to go back to the original theme parks.. I am .
And before anyone starts making claims, I am NOT an employee of the Walt Disney Co. I am however, a MINOR stockholder in Disney (less than 100 shares) and I worked at Disneyland in the late 80s, early 90s, while I was in high school.
I wanted to see World of Color! I too, have seen this coming.