When is the deadline for customizing my MagicBand?
MagicBands & Cards – Frequently Asked Questions
- If you customize your MagicBand at least 10 days before you arrive at your Disney Resort hotel, it will be shipped to your home.
- If you customize your MagicBand between 9 days and 6 days before you arrive at your Disney Resort hotel, you will receive it when you arrive at your Disney Resort hotel.
- If you do not customize a MagicBand prior to your arrival, you may visit a theme park or resort location to customize a MagicBand
Guests will have the option to purchase MagicBands before arrival at special pre-arrival prices or at select merchandise locations at Walt Disney World Resort. MagicBand orders cannot be shipped to all countries.
Starting in 2021, we plan to unveil an innovative new offering as part of the My Disney Experience app that will bring features of a MagicBand to your smart devices. With this new offering, MagicBands will no longer be provided on a complimentary basis with new Disney Resort hotel reservations for Guests with arrivals beginning Jan. 1, 2021 and beyond.
Guests staying at Disney Resort hotels with an arrival date through December 31, 2020 will receive complimentary MagicBands.
MagicBands use Radio Frequency (RF) technology and can be read by short and long-range readers located at the Walt Disney World Resort. If you prefer to use a card—which cannot be detected by long-range readers—you can request a card at your Disney Resort hotel. MagicBands and cards allow you to enter the parks, unlock Disney Resort hotel rooms and use FastPass+ service.
When you customize your MagicBand, the printed name appears on the inside for your privacy.