People walk toward an entrance to Disneyland on April 24, 2023 in Anaheim, California.
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It’s about to get a bit costlier to experience the magic of Walt Disney World and Disneyland.
The parks are increasing a wide selection of costs for passes, effective immediately, including parking and annual passes.
The parks’ most simple tickets, date-based day passes, will remain unchanged and vary based on the busyness of the date. At Disneyland, that least expensive option will run you $104 — consistent since before the pandemic — and at Disney World it’ll cost $109.
At Disney World in Orlando, annual price passes jumped by nearly 10%, with the most costly Incredi-Pass now selling for $1,449.
Parking on the theme park can even rise by $5 to $30 total, nevertheless it’s free for hotel guests. And starting Jan. 9, “Park Hopper” tickets will return, allowing vacationers to travel between parks at any time of day.
At Disneyland in Anaheim, the very best day by day pass increased to $194, an almost 9% increase from earlier prices. The cost of the Magic Key pass and Genie+ add-ons also jumped.
Parking on the California park can even see higher pricing.
“We are always adding latest, revolutionary attractions and entertainment to our parks and, with our broad array of pricing options, the worth of a theme park visit is reflected within the unique experiences that only Disney can offer,” a Disney spokesperson said in an announcement.
The price hikes come every week after Disney announced promotions for child tickets as little as $50 as theme parks report a slowdown in attendance.
Disney recently said it plans to just about double its investment in its park division because it emerges from shutdowns that devastated the industry throughout the pandemic.
“As Disney considers future growth opportunities, there’s a deep well of stories which have yet to be fully explored in its theme parks,” the corporate said in a September presentation.