Can You Use Disney Gift Cards at Disney Springs? | Explained

Many guests that have Disney gift cards realize that they can use it at Disney parks, but what about Disney Springs since it isn't a theme park?

In this page, we will explain whether you can use Disney Gift cards at Disney Springs.

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Can You Use Disney Gift Cards at Disney Springs?

Most stores at Disney Springs will accept Disney Gift cards as a form of payment, even stores that aren't owned by Disney. You'll still want to call the store ahead of time to verify that they accept gift cards, or stop by the front desk and/or cashier prior to trying to purchase an item with a Disney gift card.

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Bring an Alternative Form of Payment

In the rare occasion where a store doesn't accept a Disney gift card, you'll want to be prepared.

You'll want to ensure that you bring another form of payment such as a debit or credit card in the event that they don't. 

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This will provide you with peace of mind, as well as avoiding potential situations where you aren't able to pay for an item (due to a gift card not being accepted).

Can You Use Disney Gift Cards at Restaurants?

Personally, I've used Disney gift cards at both T-Rex Cafe and the Boathouse to pay for our meals.

Similarly to the stores at Disney Springs, most restaurants at Disney Springs do accept Disney gift cards as a form of payment.

You'll want to ask ahead of time, either by a phone call, asking the hostess prior to being sat down, or even your server prior to ordering.

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Where to Buy a Disney Gift Card

If you're looking to give someone a gift of a lifetime, but aren't sure exactly what to purchase, let them choose!

You can purchase a Disney Gift card directly from the Disney site.

From this site, you'll be able to deliver the gift card by email or mail with free shipping included.

Gift Card Dollar Amount

Gift cards must be a minimum of $25 and can be a maximum of $500.

Check Balance

Those who receive the gift cards can also check the balance of their gift cards directly from the Disney site.

What Else Can The Gift Card Be Used For?

According to the shopDisney site, gift cards are redeemable at

  • shopDisney.com
  • Disney Store locations in the U.S
  • Participating locations at Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida
  • Disneyland® Resort in California
  • Disney Cruise Line®
  • Adventures by Disney®

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