Walt Disney World Introduces PhotoPass Plus

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The Facebook page for Disney’s PhotoPass had an interesting update this evening:

Capture more memories than ever with Disney PhotoPass+!  With Disney PhotoPass+ you can have all your Disney’s PhotoPass Photographer photos PLUS select Attraction photos AND Dining Print Packages – All for one price.

Product Details:

  • PhotoPass+ will be sold at PhotoPass view stations located throughout the Walt Disney World Resort.
  • With PhotoPass+ you will have digital files of all your PhotoPass photos, Attraction photos, and Dining photos taken within a 14 day visit to Walt Disney as well as Print Packages at select Dining locations.
  • Once you arrive home from your vacation, you can view your photos and order a PhotoCD with all the high resolution photos plus a limited license agreement, which allows you to print photos at any local photo processing center.

Participating Attractions:

  • Space Mountain
  • Splash Mountain
  • Buzz Lightyear’s Space Ranger Spin
  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
  • Rock ‘n Roller Coaster
  • Expedition Everest
  • Dinosaur

Participating Character Dining Locations:

  • 1900 Park Fare
  • Ohana (Breakfast only)
  • Spirit of Aloha Dinner Show
  • Chef Mickey’s
  • Cinderella’s Royal Table
  • Tusker House Restaurant (Breakfast only)
  • Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue
  • Princess Storybook Dining at Akershus Royal Banquet Hall

Disney PhotoPass+ Includes:

  • PhotoPass+ Card and Lanyard
  • A gallery CD with over 400 stock photos
  • A unique code to create and order a PhotoCD with all your photos online at DisneyPhotoPass.com
  • Print Packages at select Dining locations
  • Digital Downloads of select Attractions

All for $199.95

Frequently Asked Questions: 

Q.     I pre-purchased a PhotoCD online before my vacation, can I upgrade toPhotoPass+?  

R.      Yes, if you pre-purchased a PhotoCD online before your trip you may upgrade your PhotoCD to PhotoPass+ at PhotoPass view stations throughout the Walt Disney World Parks, Downtown Disney, and select Resorts.  You will need the name, phone number, and email address that was used to purchase the PhotoCD.

Q.     Can I pre-order PhotoPass+?  

R.      At this time PhotoPass+ will only be available for purchase at the PhotoPass View Stations located throughout Walt Disney World and is not available online or for pre-purchase.

Q.     I have a large family—how many PhotoPass+ cards will I receive?  

R.      Only one PhotoPass+ card will be provided with each purchase.  However, multiple PhotoPass cards can be accumulated during your visit, and all of those photos can be added to your account.  In order to receive your Attraction and Dining photos, the PhotoPass+card holder must be present at the time of photo capture.

Q.     PhotoPass+ is not the right product for me at this time.  Will the PhotoCD still be available for purchase?  

R.      Yes – if you decide that PhotoPass+ is not the right product for you at this time, you can still purchase the PhotoCD.

Q.     Can I add attraction and dining photos that were taken before I purchasedPhotoPass+?

R.      Unfortunately we cannot add photos previously taken to the PhotoPass+ product.  Only photos taken within the 14 day window, which begins on the date of purchase, will be included in your PhotoPass+ package and available for you to add to your PhotoCD.

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Tom Corless

Tom has been regularly visiting the Walt Disney World® Resort from the time he was 4 months old. While he has made countless visits in the last 28 years, he did not become a truly active member in the Disney fan community until the summer of 2007, when he decided to launch the WDW News Today website and podcast. Tom has since become an Orlando-local and is a published author on Walt Disney World.
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  • The price is too high, and the 14-day window is too small. I won't ever use it. 

  • Great new service. WE always pre-order the photobook/CD package, then end up paying extra for teh restaurant photos.

  • I was going to say why only 14 days?  Many spend 14+ days there. 

    It is a massive saving though if you book as many ADR's as I do, the dinner photos are around $20 each, for one copy.  Ride photos the same.  We'd save more than the cost of this on those photos. 
    Maybe not such a good deal if you only do one or two ADR's or don't do the big rides. 

  • We're the same, our photopass had been pre-ordered a while for our October trip, we always end up buying the meal and ride photos as well so this will save us a lot :D

  • in the FAQs you say that PhotoPass cards can be added to the PhotoPass+… what if I get my regular photopass cards BEFORE I upgrade to plus? can I still add those ones to the Plus?

  • 14 days is not enough.  Most people are short of cash after a Disney vacation.  We would have ordered Christmas cards and many photos if we had more time to access our photos.  We ordered a copy of our favorite and scanned it at Target to create our Christmas card.  It was Disney's loss.

  • OK, so I'm trying to make sure I understand this all.  We're planning on pre-purchasing the photo pass (as it is then $120 instead of $160).  If we then "upgrade" when we arrive (since it's only a 14 day window), will we just pay the $40 difference between the regularly priced photo pass? or will we have to pay $80 to reach the full $200 price?  

  • Be warned. I had to pay $84.00 to upgrade totally negating my discount I received for purchasing in advance. No one at WDW seems to understand why I feel ripped off. This may be my last Disney Trip (After 7 and a cruise) over $50.00 because no one at Disney seems to care.

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