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Disney fans may be shelling out more money than before when buying their next annual pass.
Scheduled right before the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, the company recently announced
price hikes for their Epcot After 4 Annual Pass, the Disney Silver Pass, the Disney Gold Pass, the Disney Platinum Pass and the Disney Platinum Plus Pass.
Florida residents will see a $150 increase in the price of both the Disney Platinum Plus Pass and the Disney Platinum Pass, from $849 to $999 and $749 to $899, respectively.
There is also a $90 increase in the price of the Disney Gold Pass, from $609 to $699; a $40 increase in the price of the Disney Silver Pass, from $479 to $519; and a $20 increase in the price of the Epcot 4 Annual Pass, from $289 to $309.
Out-of-state visitors take an even bigger hit, now paying $1,219 for the Disney Platinum Plus Pass and $1,119 for the Disney Platinum Pass.
Disney did also announce the return of their bring-a-friend offer
, which runs from June 18 through Aug. 8 and is good for Gold, Platinum, Platinum Plus and Premier Passholders.
The bring-a-friend offer allows these passholders to bring guests along by purchasing additional 1-Day Park Hopper tickets for just $89 each. Up to six 1-Day Park Hopper tickets are available to annual passholders during this period.
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