The Disneyland Resort this morning raised prices on most single-day and all multi-day tickets, with increases up to nearly 12%. Changes also are coming to the Disney Genie+ program at both Disneyland and Walt Disney World.
Before I get into the details, even though the prices have gone up now on Disneyland's website, you still can get multi-day Disneyland tickets at yesterday's lower prices from our travel partner, while supplies last. Here is that link: Disneyland tickets at the old prices.
For single-day tickets, Disneyland has split the cheapest of its six pricing tiers in two, creating a total of seven tiers now for one-day ticket prices. The lowest level remains the same - $104 for a one-day, one-park ticket. But the top tier now costs $179, up over 9% from the previous top price of $164. As before, prices are higher on days expected to be busier, such as during holiday weeks, as Disneyland uses variable pricing to try to entice visitors to come on otherwise less-crowded days.
If you want to add the Park Hopper option to visit Disneyland and Disney California Adventure on the same day, that now costs $65 extra on a one-day ticket, up from $60. The Park Hopper upgrade remains $60 on multi-day tickets.
Multi-day tickets now range from $285 for a two-day visit to $415 for five days. The Park Hopper option takes those prices up to $345 and $475, respectively. The increases range from 9% to nearly 12%.
In addition, the price of preferred parking is up 11%, to $50 from $45, while hotel valet parking has risen 30%, to $65 from $50. General parking remains $30 for cars.
Disneyland also is raising the advance purchase price for its Disney Genie+ service from $20 to $25 per person per day. At both Disneyland and the Walt Disney World Resort, same-day purchases of Genie+ now will go to variable pricing. A Walt Disney World representative said that daily prices for Disney Genie+ at the resort will range from $15 to $22 a day through October, with prices subject to change beyond that. Guests will be able to see the day's price for Genie+ when they log into the resort's official mobile app.
At Disneyland, Web Slingers: A Spider-Man Adventure is moving from Individual Lightning Lane to Disney Genie+, adding another attraction to the replacement for Disney's old Fastpass service.
"Disneyland Resort is always planning the next new idea, attraction, and story," a Disneyland official said. "We are so excited to share all the fun in store as the heart of the Disney 100 Years of Wonder anniversary celebration during 2023. Our tiered ticketing structure offers guests different options to experience that magic throughout the year, including our lowest price point – which hasn't changed since 2019."
See Disneyland Announces Runaway Railway, New Show Openings for details on what Disneyland has announced so far for its Disney100 celebrations at the resort.
Disneyland officials also continue to position Disneyland's theme parks as value priced in comparison with rival Universal Studios Hollywood, where one-day tickets range from $104 to $134, but the park offers fewer attractions and often shorter operating hours than Disneyland. For line-skipping, Universal's Express upgrade can cost from $75 to $145 a day, compared with just $25 for Disney Genie+ when bought in advance. (Our travel partner also offers discounts on daily Universal tickets, if you are interested in pricing those: Discounted tickets to Universal Studios Hollywood.)
That said, Universal Studios Hollywood offers 12-month passes for as low as $219, and unlike at Disneyland, anyone can buy them. Disneyland's Magic Key passes continue to be available for renewal only: Disneyland Releases Magic Key Renewal Information
Again, for as long as they last, a limited supply of Disneyland tickets at the old prices will be available from authorized resellers, including our travel partner. For example, you can get a two-day Park Hopper with Genie+ for $344, plus a $2 service fee, from our travel partner. That ticket now costs $395 from Disneyland, so you can save almost $50 a ticket this way: Get the old price on Disneyland tickets.
Update: The old prices will be available only for the next 10 days, or until available tickets are sold out. These tickets are valid for first visits through the end of 2023. And you can save an additional $5 on each purchase by using the promo code SAVE5 at checkout.
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