Once again, Disney is offering eligible military personnel, and their spouses, discounts on tickets and hotels rooms at Walt Disney World Resort and Disneyland. The 2016 Military Salute offers active and retired U.S. military personnel, including members of the United States Coast Guest, National Guard and Reservists, as well as their spouses, to save money on their Disney vacations.
At Walt Disney World, the 2016 Military Salute offer, sometimes called the Disney Armed Forces Salute, runs from Sept. 25, 2016 through Dec. 26, 2016. Eligible personnel and their spouses may purchase up to six of these multi-day tickets for family and friends:
- Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper Option for $196 each, plus tax.
- Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Water Park Fun and More Option for $196 each, plus tax.
- Disney 4-Day Military Promotional Tickets with Park Hopper and Water Park Fun and More Options for $230 each, plus tax.
These Walt Disney World Resort tickets are valid for admission most days between Jan. 3 –Dec. 19, 2016. Note there is a blackout period in which these promotional tickets except may not be used: March 20 – April 1, 2016.
The 2016 Military Salute also offers on Walt Disney World Resort hotel rooms. The offer is valid most nights Jan. 3 – Dec. 19, 2106, and is subject to the same blackout dates as the tickets. Guests should call 407-939-7830 for more information, availability, rooms and pricing. Note a valid military ID must be presented at check-in and the eligible member must stay in the room.
The 2016 Military Salute is also available for Disneyland Resort. Tickets are available for purchase from Oct. 12, 2016 through Dec. 16, 2016. Disneyland guests who are also eligible military personnel or their spouses may purchase the Disney Military Promotional 3-Day Park Hopper Tickets for $143 each. These tickets are valid for use from Jan. 3 – December 19, 2016, with the following blackout dates: March 20 – April 1, 2016. As with the Walt Disney Resort options, no more than six tickets may be purchased and the tickets must be used by Dec. 19, 2016.
Disneyland Resort hotels also offer discounts, based on availability, and the 2016 Military Salute is valid most nights from Jan. 3 through Dec. 19, 2016, with the same blackout dates as the tickets in effect. Guests should call 714-520-7088 for more information, availability, rooms and pricing. At Disneyland, eligible military personnel and their spouses may book up to two hotels rooms with appropriate ID.
Walt Disney World Resort offers more complete information about the 2016 Military Salute, including restrictions and other terms and conditions.
Guests familiar with Disney’s Military Salute should note this year’s version is valid for the entire calendar year period – marking a shift from previous offers. Military Disney Tips indicates the change was implemented so that these guests can more easily take advantage of the FastPass+ system. That side also offers valuable information about Disney’s discounts for military personnel, tips for taking advantage of this Disney Armed Forces Salute, a look at Shades of Green, an AFRC on Walt Disney World Resort property; it is a highly recommended resource for service members considering a Disney vacation or other travel.