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Disney World has raised single day ticket prices this year to $89 and there’s no sign of retreat, Beth Kassab of the Orlando Sentinel reports.For the last decade, prices have risen by about $3.90 a year. If the trend holds, in just three years a ticket will cost more than $100.
That’d make admission $400 for a family of four for one day, which isn’t even including airfare, food, souvenirs, parking, and hotel costs. With prices this high it’s no wonder people are willing to scheme their way in, as BI’s Mandi Woodruff reports.
If you’ve got sticker shock, there are still ways to give your family the Disney getaway they’ve been dreaming of. Here’s how:
Go for the long haul: Disney World offers multi-day passes to their theme parks for half the price you’d pay for single day passes, according to its website.
Get outside help: You could troll airfare deals sites and juggle booking your hotel, rental car and park admission yourself. But you might be better off going the old-fashioned route. “A (travel) agent can save you time by vetting thousands of flight and hotel options to find the right fare at the lowest rate,” writes Your Money contributor Daniel Bortz.