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Old 02-23-2015, 11:19 AM
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You've got to pay more to play in the Magic Kingdom, because Walt Disney just raised its ticket prices again, breaking the $100 mark.

A one-day ticket to the Walt Disney World Resort's flagship theme park, the Magic Kingdom, now costs $105, up from $99. Prices had been jacked up by $4 just last year.


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It was expensive when our kids were little too. But OH so worth it. Those memories and the ones with our grandkids will live in our hearts.

You really have to save and plan and sacrifice for something that special.

Here is Helene about forty years ago. That went fast.
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Thread from a prior price increase in '13.

http://www.talkofthevillages.com/for...ver-top-79075/
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Floridians can save bookoos by purchasing one of the seasonal passes. We elected the Monday - Friday. Pays for itself on the third trip. We have to pay for parking. Summers are blocked out it is too hot to go in the summer anyway.
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I think it was $28 when we took our children and I thought that was expensive.

Good memories tho.
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Have ten day park hopper . Bought them when it was $38 day non expiring
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I think it was $28 when we took our children and I thought that was expensive.

Good memories tho.
Went to Disney World the first day they opened. General admission in 1971 was $3.50. If you bought the Adventure Book with ride tickets it was $4.50
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You've got to pay more to play in the Magic Kingdom, because Walt Disney just raised its ticket prices again, breaking the $100 mark.

A one-day ticket to the Walt Disney World Resort's flagship theme park, the Magic Kingdom, now costs $105, up from $99. Prices had been jacked up by $4 just last year.


I do think it is unfortunate a very large, and growing percentage of American children will never be able to have the Disney experience due to the cost of it. Not sure what the answer is but it is troubling.
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I do think it is unfortunate a very large, and growing percentage of American children will never be able to have the Disney experience due to the cost of it. Not sure what the answer is but it is troubling.

I think the answer is this.

Our generation did not have a lot of things we wanted and that others could afford as children, but we grew up and worked and got a lot of them for ourselves.

The kids who didn't get to see Mickey Mouse are the adults with tears in their eyes when their kids see him.

Things that are looked forward to and planned for and saved for are very precious. Everyone needs to have this engraved on their heart.

" You can't have everything you want."
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All I know is that the ticket prices aren't keeping anyone away....The parks are packed most of the time.

We have season tickets and go there often for various events... Doesn't take long to breakeven, if you go.
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Is there any place we Floridians can purchase these tickets and get a break?
(ie) AAA, or any travel agent?
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We as a family of four spend 6 night and 7 days staying at their hotel did it all and except for the meals the trip cost us $1,000 and that included airfare
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[QUOTE=marianne237;1018719]Is there any place we Floridians can purchase these tickets and get a break?
(ie) AAA, or any travel agent?[/QUOTE

Here is the Florida Resident link https://disneyworld.disney.go.com/florida-residents/
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You can get a ticket for one day, or you can buy a share of Disney stock and get paid not to go.
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We as a family of four spend 6 night and 7 days staying at their hotel did it all and except for the meals the trip cost us $1,000 and that included airfare
How did you do it for only $1,000?
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