As part of the Leap Year Celebration, the Magic Kingdom will be open for 24 hours on 29 February! Officially known as “One More Disney Day”, the Magic Kingdom in Orlando will open at 6am today and stay open until 6am on 1 March! For military families Walt Disney World has extended it offering of discount tickets during its Armed Forces Salute until September 2012. During this period Military Members are eligible for twelve total “Salute” tickets. They may never purchase/activate/utilize more than six per day. There are block out dates when the tickets cannot be used. From 1-12 April, tickets cannot be used at the Magic Kingdom. Also on 4 July 2012, tickets cannot be used at the Magic Kingdom, but can be used at Hollywood Studios, Epcot and Animal Kingdom. Active and Retired U.S. Military, including members of the U.S. Coast Guard and active members of the National Guard or Reservists, may purchase 4-Day Walt Disney World Armed Forces Salute Tickets for themselves and up to five (5) family members and/or friends. There is the Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $138 each, the Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Parks Fun and More Option for $138 each, and the Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper and Water Parks Fun and More Options for $165 each, plus tax” The MacDill ITT office located at the MacDill Exchange mall has these tickets for sale. Make sure you buy them on base because if you buy them at the gate you have to pay tax! If you don’t have time to stop at MacDill, then Shades of Green, the Armed Forces Recreation Center located in Disney World, also has these military tickets for sale. Don’t forget to include the price of parking when budgeting for your trip. Disney lets you bring in snacks in a backpack or stroller. So make sure you bring snacks because although park food is very tempting, it is also very expensive!
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