Yesterday, I told you about a brand new photo package that will be available at Walt Disney World called Memory Maker. With it, guests will be able to enjoy unlimited downloads of digital photos that were taken during their stay at the Walt Disney World Resort.
We now have a few more details that we wanted to pass along to you.
First, if you decide to pre-purchase the Memory Maker, it will cost you $149.00, which is a savings of $50. (If you purchase the new service at select merchandise locations at Walt Disney World, it will cost $199.00) Once you purchase Memory Maker, you will be able to obtain any photos taken by PhotoPass photographers. Also included will be some candid shots, dining location photos, and attraction photos.
Here is a look at the video that explains in detail what Memory Maker offers.
The process of how it will work seems to be quite easy:
- Link Memory Maker to your My Disney Experience account. If you did pre-purchase it online, keep in mind it may have been linked automatically.
- Add people to your Family & Friends list, which will enable you to view and download any of their photos.
- Take photos at any of the of Disney PhotoPass locations, as well as at select attraction and dining locations throughout Walt Disney World Resort. Each photo will need to be linked to your My Disney Experience account through your MagicBand, Memory Maker card, park admission ticket, or Disney PhotoPass card.
- View and download your photos. Guests will be able to download any photos they want as soon as they are available in their My Disney Experience account, and photos can be downloaded as many times as you would like. Once you download the first photo, thereby redeeming your Memory Maker purchase, you will have 30 days in which to capture more photos. (This window includes adding any photos you would like from the Friends and Family you are connected with via My Disney Experience.) Photos remain in your account for 45 days after they are taken. An extension can be purchased on the Disney PhotoPass website.
One thing to note is that if you do in fact pre-purchase, any photos taken within a three day window from the date Memory Maker is purchased will not be included. Therefore, any photo taken outside your Memory Maker window must be purchased separately. Also, keep in mind that the purchase of Memory Maker is non-refundable.
What if you don’t want your family or friends you are connected with to be able to have access to your photos? You can restrict the access. Photo sharing is set one person at a time, so you will be able to control who is able to view the images linked to your My Disney Experience account. Keep in mind that anyone you allow to be able to view your photos will also be able to purchase any of the products offered by Disney PhotoPass using your Disney PhotoPass photos. To restrict others from viewing the photos in your account, you can set photo sharing permissions using the Family & Friends page that’s located in your profile.
As stated yesterday, this new system replaces the Disney’s PhotoPass+ system. If you have already purchased PhotoPass+ you can choose to keep it, or return it and purchase Memory Maker instead.