Disney raises the cost of park admission again — Not so magical

Posted Febrero 15, 2018

And it's a given that businesses have to increase prices to cover their increased costs. This time will likely be no different. Disney World operates under a tiered pricing system, meaning the cost of tickets will depend on when you visit.

Larger-than-life Super Heroes will descend upon Epcot with the opening of a Guardians of the Galaxy attraction. The prices, and price increases, vary for adults and children, and also depend on the time of year of the visit.

"These ambitious Marvel developments across Disneyland Paris will create brand new immersive Super Hero experiences for our guests, and will enhance the overall appeal of our resort", said Catherine Powell, Presidente of euro Disney SAS.

At Disneyland, the regular price of admission at the Anaheim, California, park now is $117, a $7 change. "Value" admissions to the other Florida parks will cost $102 and $96, respectively, increases of $3. The standout performer was the parks and resorts segment, which generated sales of $5.15 billion, up 13% year over year. Low-demand days usually happen on weekdays. MouseOwners.com has resources for both owners and potential renters.

"Disney doesn't even have an off-season anymore", said Martin Lewison, an amusement park business expert, in an interview with the Register.

Those looking to plan a trip to Walt Disney Co's (NYSE:DIS) Disney World will now pay more for tickets. Despite a less extravagant and more toned-down D23 Expo in Japan compared to what we got last year in the States, the event still brought out a slew of news which might be less on the movie side of things but still interesting nonetheless. Disney introduced their flexible pricing program in October 2015. Discounted lodging generally starts at $95 a night. "And with our incredible library of beloved stories and characters, we know exciting adventures and magical memories are in store for all our guests". It was brought on to allow guests to visit the popular parks during less busy times. Visitors who master FastPass+ can minimize the wait times and maximize the time they spend playing in the parks. Pixar Fest will see the opening of Pixar Pier at California Adventure Park on June 23, 2018.

"I'd rather go to Hawaii, it seems it's cheaper!" lamented one fan on Twitter named G Sanchez8.

It's also worth bearing in mind that while it seems like Disney is doing something nice by way of a new $10 discount, the Park Hopper option is itself an upsell. She asked the Walt Disney Company if she "should save for Disneyland, or my kids' college education?"

Meanwhile day tickets are up by 9 per cent. The 11-acre land will transport guests into the adventurous outdoors of Andy's backyard.

Annual Disney price hikes have become predictably routine. That creates some traffic, but not as much as you would have encountered over the summer.