Why Disney totally missed the mark with MagicBand+
Disney's new MagicBand+ is now available for use at Walt Disney World. What does it do? How do you set it up? Did it miss the mark? Is it worth buying MagicBand+? We take a first look at Disney's newest guest technology with our early thoughts on whether it's a hit or miss.
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MagicBand+ Should Have Been a Disney Smart Watch
MagicBand+ is Here Is it worth the money?
You can now get a brand new Disney MagicBand+ for your Walt Disney World vacation. While MagicBand+ is an incremental upgrade over the MagicBand, it doesn't really do much. We believe Disney really missed the mark here in not creating a true Disney smart watch. This would give the time and more enhanced and valuable features including integration with Hey Disney and more. Could you imagine walking the parks and asking your MagicBand Watch "Hey Disney, how long is the wait for Space Mountain right now?" Now that would be something worth paying for.
Is the MagicBand+ worth getting? Is it worth the upgrade from MagicBand 2? Decide for yourself.
MagicBand+ does the same things as Disney's MagicBand:
How to set-up a new MagicBand+ and link it to your Disney account
How to manage multiple MagicBand+ units from one Disney account
How to Customize your MagicBand+
The Red Trolley Car is Back on the Rails at Disney California Adventure Park
It's the small things and the tiny details that hold some of the best Disney magic for those who care about Walt Disney and park history.
This summer, you can ride the trolley and enjoy views of Buena Vista Street, Carthay Circle Restaurant, Hollywood Boulevard and Sunset Boulevard while learning about Walt Disney's journey as he arrived in Hollywood. If you like Walt stories and fun facts, you will love this one.
Here's a fun fact, number 623 on the trolley stands for June 1923 when Walt first came to California. Number 717 stands for July 17, which was the opening day of Disneyland.
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