There have been a couple of neat changes announced for Walt Disney World annual passes. The first is that starting October 2nd, if you purchase an annual pass, you get 13 months for the price of 12. The passes must be purchased between October 2, 2016 and January 3, 2017 in order to qualify for the promotion. If you have been contemplating an annual pass, this may be the perfect time to take advantage of a free month. Not only that, but it was also announced that the merchandise discounts for annual passholders has also increased. Previously annual passholders received 10% off of merchandise at most locations, and now that has been increased to 20%. It is a great time to be an annual passholder!