Undercover Tourist has always been one of our favorite places to recommend when it comes to buying discount theme park and attraction tickets. In some awesome news, Undercover Tourist just recently announced that they’re adding another amazing theme park to their discount ticket offerings, Disneyland!
In the past, we’ve recommended you get your Disneyland tickets through aResTravel.com. Why? Because aResTravel.com codes their credit card transactions in a way that allows you to use Capital One® Venture® Rewards Credit Card miles for a travel statement credit at a value of a penny per point.
Now that Undercover Tourist also offers discount Disneyland tickets, you have another way to buy Disneyland tickets using your Capital One Venture miles. If you’re not familiar with using Capital One Venture miles to save money on your Disneyland tickets. We’ll share a quick refresher in a bit. But first, let’s compare aResTravel.com’s prices to Undercover Tourist’s prices.
Which Site Offers Cheaper Disneyland Tickets?
Rather than let you spend time trying to figure out which site offers cheaper tickets, we’ve already done the work for you. Here’s the price comparison for Disneyland tickets for aResTravel.com and Undercover Tourist.
aResTravel.com Price (Includes $2 per ticket convenience fee)
Undercover Tourist Price (all taxes and fees included)
|2-Day Park Hopper Ticket Adult||$257.00||$255.00|
|2-Day Park Hopper Ticket Child||$245.00||$243.00|
|3-Day Park Hopper Ticket Adult||$308.00||$306.00|
|3-Day Park Hopper Ticket Child||$308.00||$306.00|
|4-Day Park Hopper Ticket Adult||$332.00||$329.00|
|4-Day Park Hopper Ticket Child||$332.00||$329.00|
|5-Day Park Hopper Ticket Adult||$347.00||$345.00|
|5-Day Park Hopper Ticket Child||$347.00||$345.00|
|2-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Adult||$207.00||$205.00|
|2-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Child||$195.00||$193.00|
|3-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Adult||$272.00||$270.00|
|3-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Child||$256.00||$254.00|
|4-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Adult||$292.00||$290.00|
|4-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Child||$274.00||$272.00|
|5-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Adult||$307.00||$305.00|
|5-Day 1-Park Per Day Ticket Child||$288.00||$286.00|
As you can see, after all taxes and fees, Undercover Tourist tickets are just barely cheaper than aResTravel.com by about $2 or $3 per ticket. In the end, both companies offer great value thanks to coding their credit card purchases as categories that qualify for travel statement credits.
A Refresher About the Capital One Venture Credit Card
If you’re not familiar with how to get discounted theme park tickets with the Capital One Venture credit card, here’s a quick refresher.
Currently, the Capital One Venture credit card offers an early spending bonus of 50,000 bonus miles after you spend $3,000 on purchases within three months from opening your account, OR you can earn 100,000 bonus miles (total) when you spend $20,000 on purchases in the first 12 months from account opening. In addition, you’ll earn 2 miles per every dollar spent on all purchases everywhere. After spending the $3,000 minimum to earn the bonus, you’ll end up with 56,000 miles to use for whatever you’d like. If you earn the 100K bonus, that would bring you 112,000 miles.
One way you can use those miles is for a travel statement credit at a value of a penny per mile. It’s important to note that we specifically mentioned travel statement credits because regular statement credits only value your miles at half a cent per mile.
However, in order to get a travel statement credit, your credit card purchase must be coded in one of many specific travel related categories which unfortunately don’t include theme park ticket purchases at the gate. Fortunately, websites like aResTravel.com and Undercover Tourist do code their credit card transaction in a way that allows them to qualify for travel statement credit redemption.
Basically, the first step is to sign up for the Capital One Venture credit card and spend the $3,000 minimum spend within the three months from the date you’re approved for the card. Toward the end of your $3,000 spending, charge up to $560 worth of tickets to your card through aResTravel.com or Undercover Tourist. Once the bonus miles post to your Capital One Venture account, redeem your miles for a travel statement credit against your aResTravel.com or UndercoverTourist.com ticket purchase.
If you want even more “free money” to use toward Disneyland tickets, your spouse can also sign up for a Capital One Venture credit card. They’ll earn another 50,000 bonus miles by spending $3,000 in purchases within three months of opening your account and end up with at least another 56,000 miles worth a $560 travel statement credit. Of course, you could also go for the big 100K bonus on one or two Capital One Venture cards, which would give you double the miles.
Another Way to Get Free Disneyland Tickets – Chase Ultimate Rewards
If you don’t want to deal with applying for a Capital One Venture card and purchasing tickets through aResTravel.com or Undercover Tourist, there is another way to get free Disneyland tickets. There is a not so obvious way to use Chase Ultimate Rewards points to get free Disney tickets, too. It isn’t advertised, but you can read about our workaround to get free Disney tickets using Ultimate Rewards here.
Now that Undercover Tourist sells Disneyland tickets, you have one more option of where to purchase your Disneyland tickets. It’s up to you who you decide to buy your tickets from, but it’s always nice to have more options.
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