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Disney is raising ticket prices AGAIN.

A one-day, one-park ticket will go as high as $159 on the busiest days of the year.

Guess that's it for me and Disney, especially when you combine the insane prices with the disgusting amount of data mining the park does via the magic bands: It truly is 1984 meets Brave New World.

Walt Disney World raises ticket prices on busiest days

Walt Disney World is raising ticket prices once again, but this time around, prices are rising on the busiest days at the parks.

by Anonymousreply 3303/14/2019

Here's a video which lays out the basics of how Disney tracks its customers. Creepy stuff.

How Disney is Tracking You With Technology!

Yep, Disney’s got their eye on you! Through various forms of tracking and data gathering, Disney’s amassing tons of information on their guests. We’ll go int...

by Anonymousreply 103/14/2019

who wants to go to that nazi hell??

by Anonymousreply 203/14/2019

This is why I dont have chilluns

by Anonymousreply 303/14/2019

Sad, uncultured adults who are obsessed with Disney and want to spend their vacation in some tacky consumerist hellhole r2.

by Anonymousreply 403/14/2019

Disney World is now only for the Haves. As much as I know that socialism is a fraud and will always fail, I can see how it is going to becoming more enticing as more things are priced beyond the means of working people.

by Anonymousreply 503/14/2019

OP - poor

by Anonymousreply 603/14/2019

I am indeed, R6. I'm also old enough to remember when a ticket to Disney was under $20 (late 70s/early 80s). Hell, even in the 90s prices hovered in the $30-$40 dollar range. Even factoring in for inflation, the current ticket prices are ridiculous.

by Anonymousreply 703/14/2019

The sad part is that there are parents who go into debt to be able to bring their kids to Disney.

by Anonymousreply 803/14/2019

Disney ticket prices, 1971-2014

Using an inflation calculator, that $3.50 park ticket from 1971 would be the equivalent of $21.84 today. I realize the parks have more going on now and don't use ride tickets as they did back then, but even that $44 ticket from 20 years ago should be $66.76 now. To charge $159 for a ticket is just gouging.

A brief history of Walt Disney World ticket price increases

A look at how much the cost of a one-day, one-park ticket to a Walt Disney World theme park has increased over the last 40-plus years.

by Anonymousreply 903/14/2019

People should just stop going, they got rid of the Haunted House.

by Anonymousreply 1003/14/2019

I have no desire to go to this wretched place. Even as a child I thought people were idiots for acting like the characters were real when they were obviously just people in costumes.

by Anonymousreply 1103/14/2019

Disney reminds me of what my mother told me about taking a cruise--every single moment you are there is a money hustle. Forget the big $$ you pony up just to walk in the door: That is only the beginning. After that, they don't want to let you go home until they've shaken every nickel out of your pockets. Disgusting.

by Anonymousreply 1203/14/2019

I'm French and I'm always astounded at those HFCS-fed American families who fly all across the Atlantic to visit "Europe", pop over to the Eiffel Tower for a quick ride up the first floor and then rush like there's no tomorrow to Disneyland Paris and spend the whole extended weekend at the resort before rushing back to the airport and jumping in another plane to London.

"Ah we loved Paris, the Eiffel tower, so romantic!"

by Anonymousreply 1303/14/2019

[quote] "Ah we loved Paris, the Eiffel tower, so romantic!"

They like the simplicity of it. They don't have to think or anything. It's no different than the people who visit the Caribbean by hopping off a boat for a few hours.

by Anonymousreply 1403/14/2019


by Anonymousreply 1503/14/2019

I don't understand the childless adults who get annual passes and go over and over again. The world is a large place, go explore elsewhere.

by Anonymousreply 1603/14/2019

Overpriced rat!

by Anonymousreply 1703/14/2019

You know you have a successful business model if raising prices is more about keeping people away rather than making more money.

by Anonymousreply 1803/14/2019

OP: For $159 you could have a memorable meal in a Michelin-starred restaurant in LA, so why not be a big boy and do that instead?

by Anonymousreply 1903/14/2019

[quote] I don't understand the childless adults who get annual passes and go over and over again. The world is a large place, go explore elsewhere.

OH MY GOD I know so many gay men who consider themselves culturally astute and whatever, but they go to Disney all the time.

One of them proudly posted about how they had visited every park. Who the fuck knew there was more than one in Asia.

I have mixed feelings on kids going. We were poor, I went once with my marching band. I think it would have been fun once or twice, but not every year as a kid.

I think it's so bizarre to see a grown childless successful gay man at a character breakfast.

by Anonymousreply 2003/14/2019

$159 is not that bad. You'd pay more for decent seats at most concerts and Broadway shows.

by Anonymousreply 2103/14/2019

Yeah -- they're pricing out the poors.

by Anonymousreply 2203/14/2019

R22 so they're trying to keep out people like this?

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by Anonymousreply 2303/14/2019

The women behind her are funny

by Anonymousreply 2403/14/2019

r9 Please look up "supply and demand."

by Anonymousreply 2503/14/2019

Did that woman name her tits and have the names tattooed on so she wouldn't forget?

by Anonymousreply 2603/14/2019

Actually r26, I think we had a thread on her at the time the photo was released, and that was one suggestion.

by Anonymousreply 2703/14/2019

Never been and I don't give a shit. It's like the subway in NYC. How high are they gonna go? It's so absurd. I am so happy to be who I am. All this shit could go up in flames and I would still be able to live happily.

by Anonymousreply 2803/14/2019

I hope Goofy gets AIDS

by Anonymousreply 2903/14/2019

I wish a hurricane would wipe it off the map.

by Anonymousreply 3003/14/2019

This became less a thread about Disney parks’ prices and more about practicing free association.

by Anonymousreply 3103/14/2019

It costs that much to keep out the brown people.

by Anonymousreply 3203/14/2019

I’d gladly take their money if they had any to spend.

by Anonymousreply 3303/14/2019
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