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WDW 101: What are Disney Dollars?

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If you are in the planning stages of your Walt Disney World vacation, chances are you have heard or seen a reference about Disney Dollars. No many visitors to the Disney Resorts and Theme Parks are aware of what Disney Dollars are and how they can make a vacation more magical. Plus, they make great souvenirs for avid Disney collectors. This brings us to the question: “What are Disney Dollars?”

Disney Dollars are the official current issued by Walt Disney World Resorts, the Disneyland Resort and Disney Stores in the United States. This form of currency is accepted at most Disney locations. Disney Dollars are available in three different denominations, including $1, $5 and $10. Just like real currency, Disney Dollars have a unique Disney character featured on its own bill.

How can I purchase Disney Dollars?

The value of Disney Dollars is equal to their value in United States currency. They can be purchased at any Guest Relations desk at the theme parks or water parks, at any Disney Resort front desk and concierge.

Disney Dollars can be purchased prior to your arrival at Disney World. They can be ordered using a credit card by calling 407.566.4985 (select option 5). Phone orders are limited to a total of $50 per day. There is a $15 shipping charge added to all credit card orders.

Disney Dollars can also be purchased through the mail using a cashier’s check or money order. Payments can be mailed to P.O. Box 10140, Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830. Mail orders are limited to $650 and there is a $15 shipping charge applied to the order. Please allow two weeks for processing of all Disney Dollars purchased via cashier’s check or money order.

Where can I use Disney Dollars?

Disney Dollars are accepted throughout all of Disney World. Here is a list of where this magical form of currency is accepted:

  • Ticketing locations
  • Dining venues
  • Merchandise locations
  • Recreation areas
  • Disney Resort front desks
  • Disney Resort concierge desks
  • Guest Relations at Disney theme parks and water parks

For more information about purchasing and using Disney Dollars call 407.W.Disney.

Happy traveling!