Video of Disney Guests Hiding Child in Stroller to Avoid Paying Admission Sparks Debate
A video that appears to show Walt Disney guests pushing a young child in a stroller to avoid paying children’s park admission fees has sparked debate on social media.
In the video, which was uploaded to TikTok on Monday by a user who goes by @myfrienditsmebarbie and tuned to TikTok’s viral “how would they know” sound, the group could be seen waiting in line to buy tickets to the park. rides with a baby-size stroller.
The video then cut to a clip of the same group standing at the entrance to Disney Park, at which point the two women pushing the stroller helped lift a young girl dressed in a Disney Princess outfit out of the pram.
“When Disney ticket prices go up,” read a text caption on the video, while the TikToker added in the caption, “Poor kid was in a baby car seat.”
According to the Walt Disney website, ticket prices for Walt Disney World Park guests age 10 or older start at $109 per day, while tickets for guests three to nine start at $104. However, according to Walt Disney World magazine, guests under the age of three do not need a ticket to enter Walt Disney World or Disneyland Resort.
In the comments below the video, which has since been viewed more than 6.3million times, a woman who appeared to be part of the group who filmed the attempt to get the child free entry described the incident as “the funniest thing we’ve ever had”. seen” while noting that’s why they decided to share the video.
“We paid for our tickets and witnessed the funniest thing we’ve ever seen so we decided to share it so you can laugh too,” she wrote.
In response to the video, many viewers were also amused, with some applauding Disney guests for the money-saving tactic, while others revealed they had also tried similar techniques with their own children. .
“We just teach our kids to lie about their age. But this is epic,” one person commented, while another said, “My daughter is four, [but] it always passes for two. You do what you have to do!!”
“I did that there,” someone else revealed.
The video also prompted responses from users claiming to have worked at Disney parks, who said the parks were aware of the attempts and allowed them.
“I’ve worked the front doors, believe me, we know that. We’re being told to let it go,’ one person wrote, while another said, ‘I’ve worked on entry in the past and let me tell you all they didn’t pay enough to care about it. I see a stroller, the child says “two”, have a nice day.
“Looks like the actor noticed but she pretended not to see the little girl but her smile says it all!” someone else claimed.
While many viewers were amused or supportive of the idea, others condemned the band in question. ‘How embarrassing,’ said one viewer, while another said, ‘And it ruins everything for everyone.’
Many have also defended the group, with one TikTok user writing, “All the negative comments here clearly don’t have kids aged three to five who aren’t big enough for most rides…good job!” We did that too until about five o’clock.
Others have defended Disney park visitors, saying the theme parks are “making enough money.” “To all the negative reviews, Disney is making enough money!” And they don’t pay your bills so leave those people alone! another person wrote.
“No judgment here. Sometimes you have to do what you have to do to get some Disney magic,” someone else commented.
The Independent has reached out to @myfrienditsmebarbie and Walt Disney for comment.