Activating Disney Gift Cards

My Disney gift cards say they can't be used until they are activated. How does one activate a gift card?

They should have been activated upon purchase. That's simply to prevent someone from pocketing a bunch of gift cards from a store and walking out. There should be a phone # on the back of the card to check the balance.

I usually enter my in the disney gift card app. It asks for the number on the back.


I didn't know there was a Disney gift card app. Thanks!

It's awesome. It will deduct what you spend almost immediately so you don't have to keep pulling out receipts for your balance.

You can also use a credit card for room charges then pay off balance using gift cards. That way you don't have to keep up with which cards are used.

@SaraLou, I downloaded the Gift Card app! thanks for the tip!

Your so welcome. I hope you like it as much as I do!

Yes!I used the Disney App to keep track of my cards last time I was at WDW and am using again this trip. Mark the back with a code familiar to you or family member so you can track balances more easily. Highly recommend this app!!!

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