Disney Is It Worth It For Me To Upgrade to an AP?
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Is It Worth It for Me to Upgrade to a Disney World Annual Pass?You can only change values in RED cells.
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Annual Passes to BuyTotal Annual Pass CostIf Bridging Tickets: Enter DISNEY FULL PriceLeave this red cell blank if you are NOT bridging reseller tickets.This sheet does NOT take into account any unusual things such as using tickets you have already purchased, MVT/Convention tickets, or finding unused non-expiration tickets signed by Walt in a time capsule in the foundation of your house.NOTES
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AdultChildEachFamily of 2Use Cost for 1st trip's ticketsIf you are taking multiple trips within a year, this sheet will let you enter trip info, estimated costs & discounts to see if you will save more by upgrading to AP on your first trip.

Note: It is VERY hard to make an AP worth it for a single trip.

Hover over cells with triangles in the corner for additional info.

You should choose the type of ticket you normally buy to get the most accurate total. (Base tickets, e.g., will take more park days tickets to make an upgrade worth it.)

If you double-click in the Start Date cells, it will pop up a calendar picker, which you may find convenient.

If you do not choose either type of Tables in Wonderland, the cost of TiW will NOT be included in the overall totals. HOWEVER, You can still enter discount percentages in the Red Expense boxes since you will likely be using standard AP discounts. (Just remember those don't include adult beverages like TiW. Adjust your "Percent Eligible" estimate as needed.)

The "OFF Site" totals include parking savings, while "ON Site" do not.
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11 $ 1,192 $ 2,383
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I have updated the How To Use This Sheet tab if you'd like to see a step by step run through of using it. Click the tab at the bottom of the page.
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1Options to SelectAP or DVCFL ResidentCost
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Platinum Pass Tables in Wonderland$150
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Memory Maker(From Check Boxes Below)$0
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THIS SHEET NO LONGER LOOKS UP DISNEY DIRECT TIX PRICES.
I suggest using the TP Ticket Calculator.
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Enter trip info for up to 4 Trips below. Then enter Food, Merchandise, Hotel & Parking Estimates & Discount Percentages
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PLEASE LOOK UP AND ENTER YOUR TICKET PRICES FOR YOUR WHOLE PARTY IN THE RIGHT COLUMN IN TABLE BELOW. YOU CAN STILL ENTER YOUR RESELLER PRICES ABOVE TOO
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Expenses Estimates
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Food*
Merchandise
Hotel**ParkingAsterisks
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Enter AP Discount Percentages:20%20%0100%*If purchasing Tables in Wonderland, be sure to include any alcohol costs in the Food estimate!

**Is HOTEL useful to include? I am not sure about that. Can get many discounts WITHOUT an AP.

***Since not all Dining is eligible for Discounts, estimate the total percentage of your dining that will be.

WITHOUT AP DISCOUNTS Totals do not include Food, Merch or Hotel Savings but DO include MM Savings and Parking in OFF SITE section.
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***Percentage Dining Eligible for Discount:90%Price You Paid for Tix (Disney or Reseller)
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Trips
Ticket Type
Park Days
Start DateMemory Maker
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1 Base 802/08/19 $ 1,164 <-- You Have to Enter these Prices Manually Now.
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2 PH 811/21/19 $ 3,000 $ - $ 1,269
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3 Base 04-Jun-20 $ - $ - $ -
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4 Base $ - $ - $ - $ - $ -
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Total Expenses $ - $ - $ 3,000 $ - $ 2,433
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Total AP Discounts $ - $ - $ - $ -
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Savings or (Loss) CalculationsWITH AP DiscountsWITHOUT AP Discounts
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ItemON SiteOFF SiteON SiteOFF Site
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AP Discount Savings or (Loss)-$150-$150$0$0
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Bridging Savings (Enter Manually At Top)
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Total Savings-$150-$150$0$0
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NET Annual Pass Cost$2,533$2,533$2,383$2,383If you are new to this sheet and a little befuddled by it, Click here OR on the How To Use This Sheet tab at the bottom of the window.Reference Links
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Savings or (Loss) By Upgrading to AP-$100-$100$50$50Related TP Blog Post
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A Positive Number means you will likely save money by upgrading.
A Negative Number means it will cost you more to upgrade.
Current TiW Benefits
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Touring Plans Tix Calculator
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I Hope This Helps You Have Many More Awesome Trips To Disney World!
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