When Disneyland closed in March 2020, no one expected the California Theme Parks to remain closed for over a year. Disney decided to refund Annual Passholders for unused days and rework the program. The result is Magic Key Passes. Just like Walt Disney World in Florida, Disney Park Pass Reservations are required. You can’t just show up.
Magic Key Holders are discovering a problem that plagued Walt Disney World Annual Passholders when the Florida Theme Parks reopened. There aren’t many open reservations. At this moment, the entire month of December is full! Additional spots could be added at some point but there is no guarantee that this will happen.
Many Magic Key Holders are disappointed because the holidays are magical at Disneyland. Some dates are still available in November, but Thanksgiving Week is full. New Year’s Day is unavailable as well.
There are four levels of Magic Key Passes. Imagine Key is for Southern California Residents only. Enchant Key is the lowest level for all, and allows four Theme Park Reservations at a time. Believe Key allows six reservations at a time and fewer blockout dates. Dream Key is the top level, and there are no blockout dates. Dream Key is sold out on the Disneyland website.
It is interesting to note that Dream Key Holders are the only ones who aren’t blocked out after December 17. The first holiday blockout date for Believe Key is December 18. Enchant Key and Imagine Key are both blocked out starting on December 17. That means that all the spots from December 18 through January 1 have been taken by Dream Key Holders.
Unlike Walt Disney World, Magic Key Holders can only make reservations 90 days in advance. There is also a penalty for not using a reservation. If you miss three reservations within 90 days, you will not be able to make another reservation for 30 days.
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