Walt Disney World is set to roll out the first installments of its enhanced guest experience, issuing RFID passes to park goers participating in the its Annual Pass program.
According to touringplans.com, starting on March 20, guests who purchase or renew their park Annual Passes will be issued one with RFID technology embedded, as opposed to the old type. These passes can be used to enter the parks through the Next-Gen Touch Point entrances.
Utilizing RFID technology, the new Annual Pass is designed to speed up ticketing lines at some Disney’s most popular rides and theme park attractions.
Existing pass holders who would also like to convert their passes to the new RFID style may do so between March 20 and May 19 at The Odyssey Center in Epcot during regular park hours.
The new RFID-based Annual Pass compliments Disney’s plans to launch the all-in-one MagicBand solution, which facilitates as a resort hotel room key, park ticket, FastPass and credit card used to pay for various food items and souvenirs.
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