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Old 10-31-2020, 06:00 AM   #1
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Default No more "free" MBs

I just discovered this (is this new?) on MDX:

"Please note: 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. Guests staying at Disney Resort hotels with an arrival date through December 31, 2020 will continue to receive complimentary MagicBands. With the new My Disney Experience offering, MagicBands will no longer be provided on a complimentary basis with new reservations for Disney Resort hotel Guests with arrivals beginning January 1, 2021 and beyond."

It's time.
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Old 10-31-2020, 06:20 AM   #2
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Not new news. (How about that word use)


The Genie App was suppose to rollout by then. Not sure where the app is in development. But Disney is still sticking with the no more free MBs.
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Old 10-31-2020, 06:57 AM   #3
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As I understand it, older Magic Bands will still work as usual.
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As I understand it, older Magic Bands will still work as usual.

Correct....No change om MB use. They just won't be free anymore.
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Old 10-31-2020, 07:18 AM   #5
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Correct....No change om MB use. They just won't be free anymore.
The really cute ones never were...
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Old 10-31-2020, 07:32 AM   #6
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The really cute ones never were...

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

I know a certain MO who prefers the grey Magic Band.
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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder!

I know a certain MO who prefers the grey Magic Band.
Yes, and heís a highly educated professional, as well. Just no accounting for taste...

My personal fave will always be my D&B Madame Leota...
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Old 10-31-2020, 07:49 AM   #8
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The kids loved the free magic bands so they could paint their own. We made a ď planning for our trip ď night out of it.
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Didnít like them, donít use them. I use my AP to get through the gate and my phone for room access, point pay with the phone or watch in the park. Good riddance. Of course that is only my opinion and I could be wrong......
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Old 10-31-2020, 09:41 AM   #10
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Don't really want to go through this again....
My phone is not strapped to my wrist. I would hate having to "get it out" for every little thing. I don't have to "get out" a magic band. It's just there. And when I do "get it out", it's a lot easier to do so.
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