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Disney theme park deal for Florida residents returns, but the price climbs

January once again brings a Florida resident ticket deal from Walt Disney World, though the price continues to climb.

Florida residents can get three days at a Walt Disney World theme park for $159 per person, and add a fourth day for $20 more per person. Sorry snowbirds, out-of-state tourists have to pay $289 for the same ticket. And it is a price break from the usual $199 three-day ticket for Florida residents.

Florida residents had gotten used to the annual January offer from Disney, once as low as $99 for to visit all four parks. But the annual January deal disappeared in 2016 amid record attendance numbers. The Discover Disney ticket returned in 2017 with some blackout dates to visit all four parks though June for $139.

This year’s Discover Disney deal went up $20, and is valid through June 24 with no blocked-out dates. Tickets may be used on nonconsecutive days.

Find tickets at Disney’s website here.

Contact Sharon Kennedy Wynne at [email protected] Follow @SharonKWn.

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