You have maybe heard about the Disney Visa before, particularly when promotions are released. On occasion Disney Visa cardholder have been granted early access to these discounts for booking a Walt Disney World vacation.
So what do you get with your Disney Visa? How much does it cost?
There are two types of Disney Visa cards a free one and the Premier which is an annual fee applied directly to your card of $49.
One of the perks of having either card is the 10% off any purchase of $50 or more at Disney stores and Disneystore.com. Which as we know doesn’t take long to get past that $50 price tag.
A 10% discount is also available at dining locations in Walt Disney World and Disneyland Resort.
Points can also be earned on purchases made with the Disney Visa. These points can then be turned into a Disney Visa Rewards redemption card. You can earn up to 2% in rewards dollars at gas stations, grocery stores, restaurants, and Disney locations. Also you can earn 1% everywhere else. These points can be used for booking Disney vacations, spending at Disney parks, and Disney stores. You earn points after you have paid on the card. The points never expire but your card can be inactive so be sure to check on this before leaving home and making purchases.
Disney Vacation discounts are also available at times with this card. It will be similar to the discounts and promotions that Disney offers to the general public such as a room only discounts or dining promotions. On occasion these promotions are offered prior to general public sales allowing the cardholders a couple of days head start.
Discounts on tours are another great perk. You can save 15%! At Disneyland you can try out Welcome to Disneyland, A Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps, Discover the Magic, Cultivating the Magic and Disney California Story. At Walt Disney World you can try out: Disney’s Family Magic, Keys the Kingdom, The Magic Behind our Steam Trains, Walt Disney: Marceline to Magic Kingdom, Gardens of the World, Undiscovered Future World, Behind the Seeds, DiveQuest, Seas Aqua Tour, Backstage Tales, Ultimate Day of Thrills VIP, Day for Young Families VIP, Epcot Food and Wine Festival, Backstage Magic, Holiday D-Lights, Yuletide Fantasy, Wilderness Back Trail Adventure.
In Disneyland and Walt Disney World you can present your card for a private meet and greet with Disney characters. At Walt Disney World it is located in Epcot, Innoventions West daily from 1-7pm. You will receive downloads of the pictures onto your MagicBand. In Disneyland Resort go to Disney’s California Adventure Park next to Monster’s Inc. Mike and Sully to the rescue, daily from 10:30am-1:30pm. Downloads are also available here.
For Food and Wine at Epcot there is the Chase Visa lounge with free soft drinks, water and a place to have a break and charge your phone.
10% off select recreation experiences at Walt Disney World are available such as carriage rides or horseback trail rides.
For those that want pampering there is a 15% discount for salon treatments valued at $45 or greater or any 50 minutes or longer spa treatments at Walt Disney World.
For Disney Cruise Line you can get at $50 onboard credit when you pay for your Disney Cruise Line vacation in full with your Disney Visa card.
You can also check out the full printable guide here https://disneydebit.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/4/2014/07/9392_WDW_Debit_ThemeParkPerks_PocketGuide_02.pdf
If you are like me, you probably learned a little bit about a card you already hold! I didn’t know about many of these discounts, which means my Disney Visa may get a workout next time I am at Disney, for the perks of course!