Disneyland stops promoting all Magic Key annual passes an afternoon after resuming gross sales

The Disneyland Lodge stopped promoting annual passes on Thursday, Nov. 17, only a day after it resumed promoting the passes following a six-month hiatus.

On Wednesday, Disneyland introduced that individuals who didn’t recently have annual passes may purchase the Encourage Key for $1,599. the Consider Key for $1,099 or the Consider Key (to be had simplest to Southern California citizens) for $449. Over the process a couple of hours Thursday, the corporate paused gross sales of the Consider, Consider and Encourage keys in fast succession.

Visitors who have already got Magic Key passes might renew them if their cross is inside 30 days of expiring, however passes are now not to be had to new consumers.

“Whilst we all know this will likely be disappointing information to Disneyland fanatics, it’s essential that we assist give protection to the revel in for Magic Key holders and the worth the ones passes supply,” Disneyland officers stated in a remark.

The Magic Key program used to be introduced in August 2021 as a substitute for Disneyland’s annual cross device, which started in 1984 however used to be eradicated in January 2021, whilst the parks have been shuttered throughout the 412-day closure mandated through the COVID-19 pandemic. Annual passholders, who in pre-pandemic occasions may seek advice from on any day their passes have been legitimate, have been cited as a reason the parks have been incessantly crowded.

Disneyland and Disney California Journey reopened in April 2021 with capability limits in position. Even though state mandates to restrict attendance have been lifted in June of that yr, Disney’s Anaheim parks have endured to require reservations so to control the selection of other folks within the parks.

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Two months after rolling out Magic Key, Disneyland paused gross sales of the top-priced Dream Key, which has since been changed through the Encourage Key. Gross sales of the Consider Key have been stopped in November 2021 and gross sales of the 2 ultimate cross tiers — Enchant and Consider — ceased within the spring of this yr.

When Disneyland resumed gross sales of Magic Key passes this week, it first of all introduced simplest the Encourage, Consider and Consider keys to new consumers. The Enchant Key might be renewed through current passholders as much as 30 days ahead of their present passes expired. For now, simplest the Encourage Key will likely be to be had to visitors who don’t have already got an lively cross.

“Renewals for present Magic Key holders inside their renewal window (as much as 30 days ahead of cross expiration) will proceed for all to be had cross varieties presently,” Disneyland officers stated.