Friday, August 19, 2016

Disney PhotoPass - What is it?

With today being the first ever #DisneyPhotoPassDay (today being Friday August 19, 2016), lets take a look at what exactly Disney PhotoPass is! Shall we?  In a nutshell, Disney PhotoPass Service is the picture-perfect way for resort guests to capture their magical vacation memories in great photos – and get everyone in the pictures!

When you're in the parks, guests just need to visit any Disney PhotoPass Photographer and let them snap away. You can tell someone is a Disney PhotoPass Photographer by 1) the camera, 2) their uniform: blue shorts (or pants), white button-up with a khaki vest over top it displaying the DisneyPhotoPass Logo on it.
The Disney PhotoPass Logo

Once you're done with your photoshoot, at Walt Disney World® Resort, the Disney PhotoPass Photographer will link your photos to your Disney account with a simple touch-scan of your MagicBand.  If your a guest who doesn't have a MagicBand, the Photographer will give you a Disney PhotoPass Card containing your photos that you can link to their account to get your photos.

An awesome thing about the Disney PhotoPass service is that Disney PhotoPass Photographers are all over the parks! They are located around many Disney icons, at most Character Experience locations, select dining locations, and at both water parks from Memorial Day to Labor Day! There are even cameras in place on some of your favorite attractions! 
The attraction photo for Everest (that I customized once I got home)
This means you'll get lots of pictures from your vacation that include the entire family! You'll no longer have to ask a stranger to take your picture (with hopes they don't break your camera) and you no longer have to choose which family member will be excluded from the photo by having to take it.  I always add the Memory Maker package to my personal vacations for these reasons - plus I don't want to miss being able to capture any of the special moments that happen on our Disney vacations!
Everyone is in the picture!
If you're visiting Walt Disney World Resort you can easily access your photos through the My Disney Experience mobile app* or at MyDisneyPhotoPass.com. You can also use the My Disney Experience mobile app to find Disney PhotoPass Photographer locations and link your Disney PhotoPass card(s) to your account.  Once you are home you can add borders and stickers to your photos on the Disney PhotoPass website to customize your pictures!
A picture I customized by adding a special Walt Disney World border once I was home from vacation.
If you're staying at a Walt Disney World Resort, get the most out of Disney PhotoPass Service by adding the Memory Maker package to your vacation. When you add the Memory Maker package to your vacation package you can take as many pictures with Disney PhotoPass photographers as you want and you will also have unlimited Disney PhotoPass downloads of their Walt Disney World Resort vacation memories, including:
  • All your Disney PhotoPass photos, including Character Experiences and Magic Shots;
  • PhotoPass photos from select attraction and dining locations; and
  • Animated Magic Shots and videos from select attractions**

If you purchase Memory Maker in advance, you’ll save $20 off the regular price. If Memory Maker is purchased at advance purchase price, any photos taken within three days of purchase will not be included in the entitlement and must be purchased separately. Memory Maker can be purchased online or in the My Disney Experience mobile app.

If you're interested in visiting the Walt Disney World Resort, email me - lauren@magicaltravel.com - for a FREE, no obligation vacation quote!  Or simply fill out the Disney Vacation Quote form found below or click here to open it in a new window!  As a Disney vacation specialist, I’ll use my expert knowledge to help you plan a magical vacation! Plus my services are FREE to all of my clients - you won't pay more for my services but you will get more!



*Available for iPhone® and smartphones for Android™ Message, data and roaming rates may apply. Availability subject to handset limitations and features may vary by handset or service provider. Coverage and app stores not available everywhere. Guests under 18 years of age must have parent or guardian permission first. iPhone is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

**An active MagicBand is required to collect attraction photos at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and Frozen Ever After and attraction videos at Seven Dwarfs Mine Train and The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.
Memory Maker is subject to the Memory Maker Terms and Conditions. Memory Maker includes photos taken during the Memory Maker window. A MagicBand is required to receive certain attraction photos and other digital content. If Memory Maker purchased at the advance purchase price, any photos taken within 3 days from the date Memory Maker is purchased will not be included and must be purchased separately. Online registration required. Disney PhotoPassPhotos in your account will expire pursuant to the expiration policy at Walt Disney World. Downloads are restricted to personal use only. Not responsible for missing, lost or damaged photos. Subject to restrictions and change without notice. Valid theme park admission required.
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