5. Know what discounts you’re eligible for.

If you’re a Disney Vacation Club Member, annual passholder, or using a Disney Visa card (on a purchase of $50 or more) you get 10% off your purchase at all Disney merchandise locations. Just make sure that you have the correct cards and photo IDs ready at the cash register. Occasionally, Disney holds merchandise promotions in the form of coupons at the bottom of receipts from quick service restaurants. These coupons generally entitle you to 20% off a purchase made between park opening and 1:00 PM, and apply to specific stores.

About Brittany DiCologero

Brittany DiCologero Bio Brittany is a graduate of St. Anselm College, where she earned her bachelor of arts degree in History. She completed two Disney College Programs, one at Dinoland U.S.A., in Animal Kingdom, and one at Lights, Motors, Action! Extreme Stunt Show at Hollywood Studios. She is the author of “Brittany Earns Her Ears,” a memoir about her experiences on the college program, and she currently resides in Massachusetts.