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One of the most expensive parts of a trip to Disney World is buying the tickets. We all use ways to travel hack our flights and hotels, but did you know that you can also hack your way into Disney World? Today, we’re talking about how to use the Disney credit card to get free tickets to Disney World.
Please note that Disney was kind enough to give me 2 complimentary one-day park hopper passes for my honest reviews of the park. This post is focused on how I was able to pay for the other two days for my travel buddy and me for less than $100.
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Disney Credit Card: Hacking Disney World
A few months before our Disney World trip, Kiersten and I both applied for the Disney Premier Visa Card and were each approved.
After the initial $500 spend in the first 3 months, we were both awarded $200 gift cards. While there was a $49 annual fee owed right away, we can say that we received $302 in gift cards ($200 x 2 – $49 x 2 = $302).
A few years ago, I had applied and received the regular Disney Visa card, which awarded me a $50 gift card. I was awarded $51.72 after a few purchases I had made.
Single day pass for 2 days: $211.94 x 2 people = $423.88
$423.88 – $353.72 = $70.16
The Bald Thoughts
Yes, Disney World can be expensive, but with a little planning and the Disney credit card, you can reduce your out of pocket costs tremendously. For those of you that drop their jaws when they hear ‘Disney World for under $100’, this process is EXTREMELY easy and very much worth it. I refuse to pay retail for Disney World and this is the best way to get around that!
How have you made your Disney vacations more affordable? Please share your tips in the comment sections below!
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