Disney once again honors US Military service members and their families with its 2021 Armed Forces Salute offer. With strict rules, navigating the ins and outs of this special Disney military discount can be difficult. But I’ve got all the answers!
All Your Questions Answered About the Disney Armed Forces Salute
We’ve been blessed to have the opportunity to take advantage of the various Disney military discounts since 2009. Since then, the discount has transformed and changed with each passing year. It can be overwhelming to stay up on each and every rule, but I have made it my business to stay up to date. So, here’s everything you need to know about the 2021 Disney Armed Forces Salute.
What is the Disney’s Armed Forces Salute?
The simple answer is it’s a military discount for US Disney Parks.
However, the long answer is that the Armed Forces Salute offer includes deeply discounted Disney tickets and rooms and other various discounts available to US military service members and their families.
Who is eligible for the discount?
The eligibility rules have morphed over time and are subject to change at any point. Currently, those eligible for the 2021 Armed Forces Salute are:
- Active Duty Service Members
- National Guard
- Coast Guard
- Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service (PHS)
- Commissioned Corps of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
- Retirees of the military services mentioned above
- 100% Service Connected Disabled
How much are the Disney World military tickets?
2021 Disney World Ticket Prices (Jan. 1 – Dec. 17, 2021:
- 4-Day Park Hopper Tickets – $296.00 (plus tax)
- 4-Day Park Hopper Plus Tickets – $326.00 (plus tax)
- 5-Day Park Hopper Tickets – $315.00 (plus tax)
- 5-Day Park Hopper Plus Tickets – $345.00 (plus tax)
2021 tickets are available for purchase through December 17, 2021.
The park hopper tickets allow ticket holders to hop from park to park and adding the “plus option” gives each ticket holder a set amount of entries to the minor attractions including the water parks and mini-golf.
2020 Disney World Ticket Covid Update (Jan. 1 – September 26, 2021):
With Disney World being closed for an extended period of time during 2020 and with Covid travel restrictions across the country Disney has extended the period in which 2020 tickets can be used. All 2020 tickets purchased by December 18th, 2020 or during the extended period of December 19th, 2020 through February 14th, 2021, can be used through September 26th, 2021.
If you purchased tickets during the extended period of December 19th, 2020 through February 14th, 2021, you cannot purchase the 2021 Armed Forces Salute Tickets.
New for 2020 and 2021
All guests ages 3 and up MUST have a park reservation along with a valid admission ticket before entry. Theme park reservations can be made via the Disney Parks Pass System. Currently, you can make theme park reservations through January 14th, 2023. You can also check park reservation availability using the park reservation availability calendar.
If you are not staying at a Disney World Resort Hotel, check the availability for “theme park guests” for accurate availability.
What are the Disney World room military discounts?
- Up to 30% for Value Resorts
- Up to 35% for Moderate Resorts including Fort Wilderness Cabins
- Up to 40% for Deluxe Resorts
There are some room types that are excluded including 3-bedroom villas, suites in Moderate and Deluxe Resort hotels, campsites, Cabins at Copper Creek Villas & Cabins at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge, The Little Mermaid Standard Rooms at Disney’s Art of Animation Resort and Bungalows at Disney’s Polynesian Villas & Bungalows.
The Armed Forces Salute room discount also excludes The Villas at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, The Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort, Bay Lake Tower at Disney’s Contemporary Resort and Disney’s Riviera Resort.
Room discounts are limited and can be booked through December 17th, 2021.
How can I book the military discounted rooms?
You can book the Armed Forces Salute rooms by calling Disney directly or through a travel agent. This discount can NOT be used online!
Where can the discounted tickets be purchased?
Tickets can be purchased in person at most base ticket offices, Shades of Green Resort or at Disney World ticket gates. When purchasing from your local base I suggest contacting them to see if they have them in stock or if they have to order them, so you can plan in
You can purchase Disney World tickets over the phone from Shades of Green Resort by calling (407) 824-1403 8 am – 7 pm ET. There is a small shipping fee to mail the tickets to your home.
need to activate the military discount tickets?
Yes, the Armed Forces Salute tickets need to be activated at Disney World Guest Relations or a ticket booth at the parks before they can be used for entry.
Geeky Tip: Tickets purchases directly from Shades of Green Resort are already activated and ready to use.
Who can activate the Salute tickets?
The service member or spouse must activate the military tickets at the Disney World ticket gates with a valid military ID. When activating tickets all guests must be present with the service member or spouse.
Can I upgrade the Armed Forces Salute tickets?
Yes and no. There are a couple of ways the discounted military Disney tickets CAN be upgraded and one way they can NOT be upgraded.
Disney military tickets with just the park hopper option can be upgraded to include the “plus option” (water parks, mini-golf) at a guest relations window where you’d just pay the difference between the two types of tickets.
The Disney Armed Forces Salute tickets are also eligible to be upgraded to a Disney annual pass. You will be required to pay the difference between what you paid for the discounted military ticket and the current gate price of the annual pass.
*Disney World annual passes are not on sale, so tickets can not be upgraded to an annual pass for the time being*
When upgrading tickets purchased through Shades of Green, it is beneficial to also upgrade them there, since you do not pay tax.
So, how can they NOT be upgraded? Armed Forces Salute tickets are available in 4-day or 5-day tickets and if you purchase the 4-day ticket you can upgrade to the 5-day, but you can NOT add
How many military discounted tickets can I buy?
When using the Armed Forces Salute ticket deal, service members are only able to purchase up to 6 tickets. And one of those tickets MUST BE for the service member. Spouses are able to purchase tickets in place of the service member, but not in addition to.
Do I have to use the tickets on consecutive days?
No! This is one of my favorite bonuses to the Armed Forces Salute tickets. The tickets can be used any day(s) during the offer period they were purchased in. Tickets purchased during the 2021 offer period can be used until December 17, 2021. 2020 tickets must be used by September 26, 2021.
Example: you can use 2 days of a 5-day salute ticket in March and use the last 3 days in November.
Can I link my Salute tickets to My Disney Experience?
Yes, you can! If you purchase your tickets through your local military base, you will receive a voucher and that number can be linked to your My Disney Experience (MDE). No changes will need to be made when you turn in the voucher to activate and receive your tickets.
When getting your tickets through Shades of Green or directly from Disney, you can add your ticket number to MDE like you would any other ticket.
Can I link my Salute tickets to a Magic Band?
Once you link your tickets in My Disney Experience they will automatically be linked to any active Magic Band. Disney discontinued free Magic Bands as of 2021, but they are still available for purchase.
Can I schedule FastPass+ with the Armed Forces Salute tickets?
Yes, once they are linked in your My Disney Experience.
If you are staying on Disney property, at Shades of Green or other select Disney Springs area hotels, you will be able to start scheduling your Fastpasses 60 days in advance as long as your tickets are linked in MDE.
Staying off property, you will be able to book Fastpasses 30 days in advance as long as your tickets are linked.
*Note: FastPass+ is unavailable in 2021*
Is the Disney Armed Force Salute the best deal?
Without a doubt, the Armed Forces Salute ticket offer is hands down the best ticket discount available with savings over $200 on regular ticket prices.
The hotel discount is usually the better deal when combined with the tickets savings. But off property rooms or rental homes can be cheaper depending on how many guests and travel dates.
If you have any questions or comments about the Disney’s Armed Forces Salute, please share them with me in the comments below.
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Can you use both the armed forces salute rocket discount and room discount? Or can you only use one? I plan to also add in the dining plan (knowing there’s no discount on that) but just wondered if you can use both discounts or had to pick just one. Thanks!!
You can use both the ticket and room discount together! Makes for an incredible deal.
Have a magical trip!
My husband just retired last year and we have a 20 year old daughter that is planning a friends trip (no parents) she has an active military ID can we buy her a military ticket at shades of green and have it mailed to our home will she be able to use it without us being there with her? We wanted to pay for it for her early Christmas gift.
The tickets from Shades of Green are shipped to you already activated, so she should be able to use it without one of you being there. I’ve bought tickets for my niece and in-laws multiple times and neither has had a problem using the tickets without me or my husband being there. But we are local, so if they did run into a problem we were close by to run up there.
Unfortunately, some have reported that they were asked for verification each time they entered the parks. So to be safe, I would double-check with Shades of Green when purchasing the tickets, make sure her dependant ID is valid and that she has it with her and that one of you are available by phone if she needs you.
Hope this helps!
With the Military Promotional Salute Park Hopper tickets, there should be no tax, if purchased at the Shades of Green ticket office. You state $241 (plus tax) for 4-Day Park Hopper Tickets, but you’re saying “plus tax, when purchased AT Walt Disney World, correct? Just so people know! Thanks so much for all the great info!
Yes, if purchasing at Shades of Green or at a base ticket office – there isn’t any tax on tickets.
Tiffiny Anderson says
We are traveling to WDW for a quick 4 days/5 nights before a cruise and tbh are throwing this all together quickly, i live in NC. We leave in a month on June 29th and because If I cannot purchase our Armed Forces tickets before hand over on Camp Lejeune and have to purchase them at SOG on arrival then will I have to wait to to use the FP option? We are staying 2 nights at the Pop Century and 3 nights at the French Quarter. Sorry to sound stupid but thank you for this website and blog. I’ve been fighting breast cancer and finished treatment a few months ago and am so excited about our cruise and now unexpected WDW trip.
Unfortunately, you will not be able to schedule your fastpasses until the tickets are linked in your My Disney Experience app. But, you can order tickets from Shades of Green over the phone and they will ship them to you for a small fee. As soon as you receive them you can link the tickets and schedule fastpasses!
Hope that helps.
Any idea about how long activating the tickets takes? I may have not planned enough time for my mom and I between landing, getting to the park and getting dinner…
It depends on how busy Guest Relations is, but I’d plan at least 30 minutes. Most restaurants in the parks will hold your reservation for 10-20 minutes after your reservation time.
Have a Magical trip!
Can I upgrade a 1 day ticket to the Armed Forces Salute?
As long as it’s a regular ticket and not a comped ticket, it should be able to be upgraded to the Armed Forces Salute ticket. The service member or spouse must be the ones to upgrade the ticket and it should be done before entering the parks.
Once your Military park hopper is activated on the 1st day does the Military service member need to be with you each of the other days you decide to go?
No, they do not need to be with you after the first visit.
We are coming down the second week of January. Can I still buy military tickets and use them then? I wanted to go ahead and get them so we could schedule fast passes.
The current tickets available end on Dec. 19, 2019. Unfortunately, at this time Disney hasn’t released any information on for 2020. Check back late September or early October!
Can Armed Forces Salute tickets be activated by member if they get a one day pass and family members get the Armed Forces Salute ticket? My brother only wants to go for one day.
Yes, that would work! He only needs to be present on the first day to activate the tickets. But he will only be able to purchase 5 tickets because out of the 6 allowed 1 is supposed to be used for the service member or spouse.
Ginny LaPlaca says
Can I purchase military Disney World tickets twice in a year? I went this past April and we used our 5 day passes. I’d like to go again this November Since it is twice in one year I’m concerned that may not be allowed. Thanks so much.
Hi there Ginny,
Service members or their spouse are only allowed to purchase 6 tickets a year. Depending on how many you purchased in April, you may be eligible to purchase more.
Ie: If you bought 4 in April you can get 2 more for your November trip. But if you purchased all 6 in April you cannot get any more until 2020.
We used 4 of 6 of the armed forces salute in July. I the spouse purchased them at our travel agency on post. We are planning on going for thanksgiving, and plan on purchasing the other two armed forces salute. My husbands friend (another SM) offered to purchase the other two tickets. Would they say anything about the other two ticket purchases from a different service member? Or would we even be able to activate them without his presence?
The tickets are attached to the service member/spouse who purchased them so they would have to be with you to activate the tickets, so unfortunately that wouldn’t work.
Personally, if you have any Disney children (9 and under) in your traveling party, I would buy them the regular slightly discounted tickets available on base (only saves a few dollars) and use the remaining Salute tickets for adults.
Have a magical holiday!
Hi, if my father (retired Marine) purchases the pre-activated tickets from Shades of Green for our family, does that mean he does not need to go to the parks with us? He is on oxygen and would prefer to stay home
Because the Shades of Green tickets are already activated – you are correct and your father should not be required to be with you when going to the parks. But it is always a good idea that he be close by in case they do ask for the service member’s id. If he has a spouse with a dependent id and they are with you, the spouse can verify the tickets.
I bought our Disney Armed Forces Salute tickets at Shades of Green and had them shipped to us in NC. Are they already activated? I dont have to activate at Disney World?
The Shades of Green tickets should already be activated and good to go without having to activate them. But do be prepared to show your military id when using the tickets for the first time just in case.
What if you’ve already been and bought 2 tickets and still have a few days left and want to buy tickets for some family that will be joining this second trip? Me and my husband have 2 days left on our passes and I will be going again in December. We have 7 people going since I will be buying the next set of tickets as I already have mine and my husband won’t be joining us. Can I only buy 4 or 5? Are the tickets somehow linked to his military ID somewhere or are they like any ticket but only can buy 6 at a time?
Hi! You can only by 4 more for 2019. Those tickets can be used for anyone you choose.
Meg D says
Can we, the military member, purchase these for family members and send them without going? I wanted to buy them for Christmas gifts from Shades of Green, but I don’t want to go with them.
So, technically the service member should be with them when using the tickets. But the Shades of Green tickets are pre-activated, which means they can be used without the service member going to the ticket counter to activate them. I, personally, wouldn’t feel comfortable sending them with the tickets without being close by. The Cast Members can ask for a military ID for verification and deny them entrance if they choose to.
Hope that helps.
If my husband and I are both military can we each buy 6 tickets?
Yes, since you both are military and as long as you both meet the other eligibility criteria you both should be able to buy up to 6 tickets each!
If we were wanting to do a 9-day trip, can we purchase a 4-day and a 5-day ticket for 3 people? Do you know if we would be able to load both tickets into MDE, so that Fast Passes could be made for all 9 days?
Hi Jane! Yes, you can purchase multiple tickets for each person, but are still limited to a total of 6 tickets per offer period.
You should be able to load both at the same time and book fastpasses as normal.
I am wondering something similar. I have been three times now with my fiance using Shades of Green tickets. They never ask for IDs and the passes worked fine. This year, I wanted him to purchase my friend and I a ticket to go but am now concerned that they won’t work cause he isn’t there? Do you think I will be stopped and asked for verification?
Hey there Emily!
The tickets purchased from Shades of Green are already activated and should not require any additional activation.
We’ve purchased the tickets for family members without being there on the first day of use and no one has had an issue. That said, there is always a chance for the Cast Members to ask. I’d make sure he’s available by phone in case any issues come up and bring all documents received from Shades of Green.
Rose C. says
My family will be visiting WDW during Thanksgiving break this year. We’ll arrive on a Sunday and checkout Friday for our cruise. I purchased 4 day park hopper tickets to use that Monday thru Thursday. Can we activate our tickets that Sunday when we arrive? Or do we have to wait to activate when we’re actually going to a park? Also, if we can activate our tickets that Sunday, would Sunday be considered Day 1 of our 4 day tickets? Or would Day 1 be the 1st day we go to the parks?
Yes, you can activate your tickets on Sunday. The first day of use will be the day you actually scan the tickets to enter the park!
Have a magical trip.
adesa Ohunwu says
How much are individual tickets at Disney World for a 2 day trip with Military discount. I have tried to look up prices several times and can’t find it online.
Unfortunately, Disney World doesn’t offer a military discount for 2 day tickets directly. You can purchase slightly discounted tickets at your local base ticket office or through Shades of Green Resort.
For pricing check with your local base or Shades of Green
Note that prices vary from location and these are not deeply discounted and in most cases only save you taxes plus a couple of dollars.
Hope that helps!
WENDI K PHILLIPS says
We live in Ocala Fl and my dad is 100% disabled so he is eligible for the military discount.
We were going to buy the 6 day park hopper, but now he has decided to get the Silver Annual pass
My question is: Can we buy the 6 day and upgrade to the Silver? Also if we do ,can we purchase them online from Shades of Green?
We are planning a trip on Feb 14..
Hey there Wendy!
Yes and yes, but it’s probably not worth the hassle. IMHO
The salute tickets can be upgraded but you only get the value you paid for them and if tickets are purchased tax free from Shades of Green, you’ll have to pay the tax along with the upgrade charge when converting to an annual pass at Disney Guest Relations. So there isn’t really any advantage to buying the Armed Forces Salute tickets and upgrading them to a silver annual pass.
Shades of Green does sell silver annual passes, so personally I’d check with them to save the tax!
Hope that isn’t too confusing!
Maureen Conley says
Just wanted to let you know that when addressing where tickets can be bought, that there are 27 Coast Guard Exchange locations that sell all the military discount tickets just like an ITT office.
I activated my tickets through shades of green online (they mailed me my activated tickets). Will I need to show my ID at the gates again to get in?
You should not have to but it is always a good idea to bring your ID with you just in case.
Cate Butler says
I have two days left of my 2020 salute to service ticket. Can I use the remaining two days at Disneyland rather than Disney world where we used the first 4 days of the ticket?
Hey there! Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, the answer is no, you can’t use your Disney World tickets for Disneyland.
Each resort has their own ticketing system and they do not speak to each other so they are not interchangeable.
Lisa Kingham says
We have 5 day passes purchased through the military. We only used the ticket once in 2020 before the covid closure. We are not comfortable being in crowds and would like to get a refund on the remaining days. On the Disney app it says that we can get a refund but I have been unable to speak to anyone at the ticket office in Orlando. I have been on hold several times for an hour or more each time. Do you have any tips to help me get the refund?
You can try the base ticket office that you originally purchased the tickets through. Unfortunately, the only other option is calling Disney and sticking it out on hold. But be prepared for a refund to be denied, especially since you used the tickets, even though it was just one day.
Sorry I don’t have better news!
John Lucky says
I’m service connected veteran. I want to take my wife and three kids and 3 grand kids to shade of green whats the cheapest way to get room for all of us also tickets I know I’m only allowed 6 tickets Wondering what can do one grand child is 6 8 and 9
As long as you meet the eligibility requirements, you can do have family suites that sleep up to 8. Personally, I’d play around with the numbers to see if it’s cheaper to do one suite or standard rooms.
For tickets, I’d use the 6 Armed Forces Salute tickets for the adults and 1 grandchild. Then purchase regular tickets for the other 2 kids. Shades of Green does offer a slight discount on those tickets.
Hope that helps!
Hello and thank you for all the information you have provided! I have a question about the Armed Forces tickets. We booked our flights to go to Orlando this week, but will be visiting WDW in August. My mom who is a military spouse can get up to 6 tickets(5 excluding herself). We will arrive 2 days before she does, if she purchases pre activated tickets from SOG, will we be able to use before hand or would we have to wait? I saw some comments where ID was not asked for at gate. What has been your experience?
SOG tickets are already activated, so technically your mom should not have to be there upon first use. I have purchased tickets in the past for my niece and she had no trouble using the ticket for the first time without me. My daughter was there with her dependent ID and I was available in case they needed me to head down there (we are local). I would suggest having a copy of her ID and/or have her available via video chat just in case you run into any issues!
Hope this helps.
If my father (retired Army) purchases the pre-activated tickets from Shades of Green for a friends trip, will we be able to go without him at the gate? And would my dependent ID be valid considering I’m not the retiree/spouse?
You should be able to use the tickets without the military member or spouse but the Cast Members can always ask to see the military members/spouse ID. I suggest to always be prepared for that with a picture of the service members ID and have access to them via phone/video and of course, know your ticket(s) can always be deactivated if they decide the rules haven’t been met.
Hope that helps!
My Father-In-Law purchased four 6-day Mil Salute tickets (FIL,MIL, Wife & me) last year. They are now unable to go and the tickets expire in Sept. My wife and I are non-military, can we pay the difference of the Mil Salute tickets to regular park ticket price and still go?
Honestly, I’m not sure. If they are already activated they may allow it but if they’re not I would expect them to require the military member to be there.
I would suggest calling, emailing or doing online chat and ask the Cast Members. Then if they say yes it can be done bring copies of the email or chat or have the names of whoever you talked to just in case the onsite guest relations Cast Member says no. Also it wouldn’t hurt to have your father in law on stand by via phone/video call in case they need to verify everything is legit.
Wish I could give you a more solid answer!
Is there a way to upgrade from a 4 day salufe ticket to a 5 day salute before arriving to disney? Plans for us may be changing and may need to add another park day but if we wait until we arrive there may not be park availabilty. Just wondering if Disney has changed this policy at all
Unfortunately, as far as I know Disney has not changed their policy on upgrading tickets. Your best bet is to upgrade as soon as possible after arriving on property, you can do this at any Guest Relations including the one in Disney Springs, and then trying for a park reservation. With the Armed Forces Salute tickets you can park hop, so I’d just snag whatever is available and if is not the park you wanted plan on hopping to that one at 2pm.
Thank you for your question! If I come across different information I’ll be sure to let you know.
My MIL purchased our tickets last time on base when we are taking her with us.
And she activated them when we arrived.
(We were given the paper stubs to link to our MDE account)
She is not going this trip, but my sister in laws are (both of their husbands are military as well)….
If my MIL purchases the tickets on base for us again before we leave, can my BIL activate them for us since they will be there at the same time as us?
The tickets purchased on base are attached to that military service member and they (or spouse) are the ones who have to activate them. Plus, your BIL can only activate 6 tickets as that is all they are authorized to purchase. Now, if your BILs are not using all 6 of their allotted tickets they could use the leftovers for your family (it can be a combo of both BIL’s extra tickets) OR your MIL/FIL could purchase tickets over the phone/email from Shades of Green. The SOG tickets are already activated and you shouldn’t need someone to activate them for you.
Hope that helps!
Hello my son in law is deployed at the present time and his wife (our daughter) is joining us on our trip the beginning of December. We feel bad because it’s his first deployment and they are still newlyweds. Can she as a Military wife purchase military WDW tickets? Thank you, Denise
Thomas Myers says
i just purchased tickets from shades of green. They apporved my application and i made the purchase. Now they are saying im not qualified and might have to pay a differnce at the park?
We now live here & have passes. Can we purchase for family since we’re here to activate? Or can we only purchase 5 since the 6th would have to be for the service member & we don’t need it (or do we actually have to purchase the 6th one & not use or can we get by with giving away all 6 if we are actually with them but using a pass instead)? How do they know if the SM uses it?
If you purchase Military tickets on base, and plan to activate them upon arrival at the park, how do you make park reservations now that those are required due to Covid? TO make park reservations, you have to have a valid ticket? Will the military tickets have a code we can use to book park reservations? (We are staying off property.)
If the Military Salute MYW park hopper tickets my husband purchased on base have been linked to My Disney Experience, does that mean they are all ready activated? Or do I still have to go to guest relations? (He won’t be on this trip.)
They still need to be activated once on Disney property. We usually activate them on arrival day at Disney Springs, so we’re ready to go the next day.
But you can still make park reservations before activation!
If we purchase the Park Hopper Plus 5 day option can all 5 options be used for golf as long as they are used on 5 different days?
Yes, Karen, they can all be used for golf!
Jim M says
Renee, thank you for your help to all. I bought a 5-day Military discount ticket through the base MWR and will be starting off-site at an AirBnB. Am I correct in understanding the Military discount ticket Allie park early access as if I were staying at Shades of Green or a Disney Resort (or did I make that up wishing it were so)?
Yes, staying at an on property Disney Resort or a handful of other qualifying hotels, including Shades of Green, gives guests access to 30 minute early entry to the parks. Another perk for staying at a Deluxe category hotel, like Shades of Green, is access to extended evening hours.
My SIL bought military tickets for my husband and I, and then we purchased normal tickets for our 2 girls. She just found out she has covid and won’t be able to come. What can we do to get in without her military ID? Can we pay to like upgrade our ticket to a normal one?
That’s a tough question! Being able to upgrade will more than likely depend on the Cast Member but if they allow it all you’ll have to do is pay the difference.
Frances Case says
If my son purchases 5 Disney World tickets through base or Shades Of Green, can he add a 6th ticket later through either purchase point? We have a 6th person who is uncertain she can come at this point.
Or, conversely, can we purchase all 6 at once and get a refund if one of them is never used?
Shades of Green activates them before selling so if it is possible to get a refund on unused ticket, would that not work if you get it through Shades of Green but would work if purchased on base?
Yes, your son can purchase a 6th ticket at a later time, if needed.
Keep in mind that park reservations are required so you’ll want to make sure there are park reservations available for the 6th person before purchasing a ticket.
I purchased 4 tickets on base in Huntsville, Alabama. My son, daughter in love, and granddaughter and I will be going to WDW next week. They live in NC and I live in Alabama. I am disabled and don’t know if I can do the whole week of running the parks with them. I will be with them the first day, to activate the tickets at Disney Springs. If I were to not feel good and not do the entire week with them, will they have a problem getting into the parks? I have a nerve disease and sometimes the weather can trigger flare-ups and I don’t want to ruin their time if I can’t make it to the park on any of the days that week.
No, they should have no issues using the tickets without you once activated.
I would recommend, if you’re feeling up to it, going to the park with them on the first day, just in case they run into an issue with the tickets. Ie one wasn’t activated properly.
Have a wonderful trip!