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    Hey everyone I have a question. How many rides did you have to pay for when Disney first opened? If you can, do DLR AND WDW, if not, 1 would be ok, and tell me which it is. If this is in the wrong spot sorry mods move it I am new to the site still.

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    Welcome, CJ, to the DWT family!

    When WDW first opened, you only paid a nominal entrance fee, and then bought coupons (either individually or in a value added coupon book) used for individual rides. You could theoretically go to WDW for about a dollar, not ride anything but the free rides (e.g. If You Had Wings), and make a day of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AKQJ10
    Welcome, CJ, to the DWT family!

    When WDW first opened, you only paid a nominal entrance fee, and then bought coupons (either individually or in a value added coupon book) used for individual rides. You could theoretically go to WDW for about a dollar, not ride anything but the free rides (e.g. If You Had Wings), and make a day of it.

    Hope that helps
    That helped MORE than enough. Thanks a lot!

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    I couldn't imagine carnival-like tickets in WDW. Weird.

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    Yeah, I still have a few- mostly A tickets, but I have one E ticket somewhere...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tampa
    I couldn't imagine carnival-like tickets in WDW. Weird.
    Could you imagine getting to WDW for a buck?!??!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AKQJ10
    Could you imagine getting to WDW for a buck?!??!
    Was there a parking fee? I can't remember.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tampa
    I couldn't imagine carnival-like tickets in WDW. Weird.
    The coupons were a real pain. However, you had plenty of time to get the right ones out since you had to wait for an hour or so for every ticketed ride. The Magic Kingdom when we first visited in 1977 was jam packed and the parking lots were full everyday.

    General admission prices when WDW opened were:

    $1.00 Child 3-11
    $2.50 Junior 12-17
    $3.50 Adult

    Ticket books were available for various prices.

    Individual tickets were:

    10 cents A
    25 cents B
    50 cents C
    75 cents D
    90 cents E

    Source: http://allearsnet.com/tix/tixpix70.htm
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