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How to Give a Disney Vacation Gift This Holiday Season

Disney fans have good reason to be extra excited this holiday season! You can now gift a special Disney experience for loved ones. It’s the perfect present for any Disney lover. They make it easier than ever and it makes for an unforgettable gift. They take the stress out of planning and you keep it a surprise. So many details are involved in a Disney vacation, it can be hard to keep a secret. The newest Disney site,, is your one-stop destination for how to give a Disney vacation gift. Get ready to spread some magic for the holidays!

How to Give a Disney Vacation Gift This Holiday Season

It’s Easy to Gift an Entire Disney Vacation

For the first time ever, guests can select from a full portfolio of Disney destinations and experiences to gift — all in one, easy-to-navigate place. Guests can explore and open a dedicated feature page profiling each Disney destination available. From an unforgettable escape on an Adventures by Disney trip or a voyage aboard Disney Cruise Line, or a vacation at the sun-drenched beaches of Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa in Ko Olina Hawai’i to exciting Disney Vacation Club properties, the vacation gifting options are endless. Or gift them the experience of a lifetime with a visit to the enchanting world of magic and make-believe at the Disneyland Resort or Walt Disney World Resort.

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Disney Park Tickets and Gift Cards Offer More Gifting Options

The gift of Disney is the most magical gift of all. Big things – magical things – can come in small packages. offers guests a quick and easy option to gift just about any Disney experience with the purchase of Disney Gift Cards1. Imagine the joy on Christmas morning, birthday, anniversary, graduation, new baby or any occasion gifting a Disney experience. Disney Gift Cards can be redeemed for practically all-things Disney including merchandise, theme park tickets, dining experiences, entertainment, resort stays and experiences onboard Disney Cruise Line ships. And with the convenience of email, it makes for a great last-minute gift idea, too.

Guests can simply choose a Card design, activate and give the gift of Disney magic. Cards themselves are like a Disney vacation in your pocket, colorfully designed in Disney themes from Mickey at Christmas to Minnie and Mickey for Valentine’s Day, Goofy to Donald, Pirates to Princesses.

Cards may be purchased in set amounts of $25 up to $150, plus denominations of $200, $300 and $500. The activated Card with amount specified can even be e-delivered to the gift recipient or for a memorable unwrapping moment sent via traditional mail, enclosed in a themed gift card holder. The Card ships free to any U.S. address, when standard shipping is selected.

Regardless if mailed or shared as an eGift, senders can pair the Card with a personalized message. And because the Disney Gift Card charges no fees and never expires, senders can gift friends and family worry-free and let the magic begin.

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For a Limited Time Only

At Walt Disney World Resort, it easier than ever this holiday season to unwrap the magic of a Disney vacation with a gift beyond belief. Through Nov. 15, guests may purchase a Walt Disney World Resort vacation – a 6-night/7-day room and ticket package for a family of four for travel throughout 2018 — with rates as low as $96 per person, per day at a select Disney’s All-Star Resort2. And you’ll get a specially designed gold-trimmed gift box that includes limited-edition Magic Bands for your group to mark the special occasion3. What an exciting time to make it a Walt Disney World vacation, too, with the much acclaimed Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and exciting openings on deck, including Toy Story Land coming to Disney’s Hollywood Studios in summer 2018.

At the Disneyland Resort, guests continue to enjoy the thrilling, new Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! at Disney California Adventure Park, and the beloved nighttime spectacular “Fantasmic!” at Disneyland Park, now more brilliant than ever. This holiday season, anyone can give the gift of a Disneyland experience to family or friends with a special offer to visit early in the new year. A package priced from $144 per person, per day, for a family of four includes a 3-day/2-night hotel stay, along with park tickets and hotel dining certificates4. Guests also receive a fun surprise prior to arrival. Booking is available from Nov. 16 to Nov. 27, 2017 for travel on select nights from Jan. 7 to Feb. 1, 2018. And even more magic is on the way in 2018!

Beyond the theme parks, there are even more magical offerings to make your family’s holiday wishes come true. Enjoy winter in paradise at Aulani Resort with savings up to 30 percent on 5-night stays in select ocean view rooms, plus receive $50 resort credit per night when you book your stay before Oct. 25, 2017. Or, why not give your family something they can enjoy for years to come – the gift of Disney Vacation Club Membership. Now through Oct. 31, 2017, you can save $2,600 or more on membership at select Disney Vacation Club Resorts.

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1Disney Gift Card: The Disney Gift Card can be used at select participating locations at Walt Disney World® Resort, Disneyland® Resort, Disney Cruise Line, Disney Store locations in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico,, DisneyPhotoPass, Adventures by Disney®, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, and Disney’s Beach Resorts.  It cannot be used toward the purchase of a Disney Vacation Club®Membership. Visit for complete terms and conditions. Additional restrictions may apply.

2Walt Disney World Resort: Sample price is based on 2 adults, 1 junior and 1 child in a standard room at a select Disney’s All-Star Resort for stays most nights 1/2–2/10, 2/25–3/8, 4/8–5/24, 8/12–10/4, 10/8–11/16 and 11/24–12/13/18. The number of rooms allocated for this package may be limited. Tickets valid for one Theme Park per day and must be used within 14 days of first use. First use must be by December 31, 2018. All prices are in U.S. dollars.

3MagicBand: Your package includes a special Walt Disney World MagicBand and gift box. To receive these items in home by December 15, please create or sign into your My Disney Experience account in My Disney Experience at, link your resort package reservation, verify your address, and customize the MagicBands no later than December 1, 2017.

4Disneyland Resort: Price is based on 3 adults and 1 child (age 3-9) for a 2 night stay in a standard room at Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel most Sunday – Thursday nights from 1/7/18 through 2/1/18 plus 3-Day, 1-Park per Day Disneyland® Resort Tickets with Disney MaxPass per person and two (2) $20 Disneyland Resort Dining Certificates per reservation. Total package price starting from $1,728. Excludes applicable taxes and fees. Subject to availability as the number of rooms allocated for this offer is limited. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Walt Disney Travel Co. CST# 1022229-50.

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