New Trick to Consolidate Your Disney Gift Cards!

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New Trick to Consolidate Your Disney Gift Cards!

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If you’re planning a trip to Disneyland or Walt Disney WorldDisney gift cards are a great way to save on everything from tickets to food in the park.  But they only come in fixed denominations.

So some folks have dozens (or more!) of Disney gift cards, which are hard to track.

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I’ll show you how easy it is to magically organize multiple gifts cards into one!

Save Money at the Happiest Place on Earth With Disney Gift Cards

Disney gift cards can be used for Disney theme park tickets, restaurants, cruises, resorts, and more.  And they never expire.

You can save 5% to 6% on Disney gift cards by purchasing them at office supply stores and supermarkets with cards that earn bonus points like:

  • Blue Cash Preferred® Card from American Express  – 6% cash back at US supermarkets (up to $6,000 per year); then 1%. Terms apply.

Target also carries Disney gift cards.  So if you pay with the AMEX Target Prepaid REDcard, you can automatically save 5%.

Gift cards are typically excluded from shopping portals, but it doesn’t hurt to try!

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Check out my other posts for more tips on how you can save money at Disney parks:

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Link:   Disney Gift Cards Page

You can transfer a balance from 1 gift card to another.

To transfer, go to the Disney gift card website.  Then click “Manage Cards” and “Transfer Balance.”

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Transfer Funds Between Disney Gift Cards in Minutes

Each Disney gift card can hold up to $1,000.

Bottom Line

You can save money at Disneyland and Walt Disney World by purchasing gift cards with credit cards that earn bonus points or cash back.

The gift cards never expire, but they only come in relatively small denominations.  So many folks have to keep track of dozens of gift cards while they save for their trip.

Luckily, now there’s a better way!  You can transfer the balance from several cards onto a single card (up to $1,000) by going to the Disney gift card website and clicking “Manage Card.”  Then selecting “Transfer Balance.”

This will save you time and a lot of headaches!

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Are there only certain cards that can be the receiving card? If not, am I correct that I can by 20 $50 gift cards at Staples (with the ink card) and merge them all onto 1 $50 gift card. So the card would say $50 on it but it actually has $1,000 loaded on it. That does not seem right.

Can I combine a Disney e-card onto the regular Disney gift card?

I tried the Disney account and gift cards. I would stick to Disney gift cards and consolidate them like the above. I did pay my hotel bill at Grand Floridan with Disney Gift card so keep in mind you can use them at Disney resorts too!

The long-standing way of doing this was to open a Disney Vacation Savings account, use all of the Disney GCs to contribute to that, and then issue a new Disney GC from that account, but that all requires a bunch of time. You have to have had the account open for a while, it takes seemingly weeks for the new combined GC to issue and then show up in the mail etc. If you don’t have that time, this seems like a better option.

Great tip! As much as I know about Disney, and spending money there, I didn’t know this. When making a vacation purchase by phone or online you can only use up to two forms of payment and each gift card counts as a from of payment. This tip will allow me to make an AP purchase before arriving at the parks in November.

Thank you!