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Disneyland Coupons

In the early days of Disneyland, you didn’t just pay a general admission fee, you had to buy tickets for the rides too.

Ride Coupons, often called tickets, were required to go on most attractions at Disneyland. There were A, B, C, D, and E tickets. A being the worst ticket, for the more slow rides, and E, being the best ticket, used for more thrilling attractions. To save money, a guest could buy a book of coupons, sold at Ticket booths throughout the park.

The type of ticket required for an attraction could change over the years. For example, America Sings and the Mine Train were both taken from an “E” ticket, to a “D” ticket, before both finally closing.

Disneyland gradually phased out the ticket method, in 1981, due to the competition of nearby Six Flags: Magic Mountain; which charged a full-admission one time fee.

A list of attractions, and Ticket Denominations, from August 1972

A Coupon (Ticket)A Coupon- 10¢

  • Main Street Horse Cars (Main Street)
  • Horseless Carriage (Main Street)
  • Omnibus (Main Street)
  • Sleeping Beauty Castle (Fantasyland)
  • Fire Engine (Main Street)
  • King Arthur Carousel (Fantasyland)

B Coupon (Ticket)B Coupon- 25¢

  • Main Street Cinema (Main Street)
  • Swiss Family Treehouse (Adventureland)
  • Motor Boat Cruise (Fantasyland)
  • Casey Junior Circus Train (Fantasyland)
  • Alice in Wonderland (Fantasyland)

C Coupon (Ticket)C Coupon- 40¢

  • Peter Pan Flight (Fantasyland)
  • Dumbo Flying Elephants (Fantasyland)
  • Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride (Fantasyland)
  • Snow White’s Adventures (Fantasyland)
  • Fantasyland Theater (Fantasyland)
  • Mad Tea Party (Fantasyland)
  • Mike Fink Keel Boats (Frontierland)
  • Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln (Main Street)
  • Autopias (Fantasyland, Tomorrowland)
  • Shooting Galleries (Frontierland, Adventureland)

D Coupon (Ticket)D Coupon- 40¢

  • Rocket Jets (Tomorrowland)
  • PeopleMover (Tomorrowland)
  • Flight to the Moon (Tomorrowland)
  • Storybookland Canal Boats (Fantasyland)
  • Skyway (Tomorrowland, and Fantasyland)
  • Tom Sawyer Island Rafts (Frontierland)
  • Davy Crockett’s Explorer Canoes (Bear Country)
  • Santa Fe & Disneyland Railroad (Main Street, New Orleans Square and Tomorrowland)
  • Columbia Sailing Ship (Frontierland)
  • Mark Twain Steamboat (Frontierland)

E Coupon (Ticket)E Coupon- 85¢ Adults, 75¢ Children

  • Mine Train Ride (Frontierland)
  • Pack Mules (Frontierland)
  • Jungle River Cruise (Adventureland)
  • It’s a Small World (Fantasyland)
  • Disneyland-Alweg Monorail Trains (Tomorrowland)
  • Matterhorn Bobsleds (Fantasyland)
  • Enchanted Tiki Room(Adventureland)
  • Submarine Voyage (Tomorrowland)
  • Pirates of the Caribbean (New Orleans Square)
  • Country Bear Jamboree (Bear Country)
  • Haunted Mansion (New Orleans Square)

Coupon Books

For families, and large groups, buying coupons individually would cost too much. So, Coupon Books were also sold.

Coupon Books, from August 1972

A Ticket book, originally sold at Disneyland

10-Ride Ticket Book

Coupon Book: A-10¢ (1), B-25¢ (1), C-40¢ (2), D-70¢ (3), E-85¢ (3), General Admission Ticket (1)

  • Adult: $4.95 ($10.00 value)
  • Junior (12 thru 17): $4.45 ($9.00 value)
  • Child (3 thru 11): $3.95 ($7.25 value)

A Ticket book, originally sold at Disneyland

15-Ride Ticket Book

Coupon Book: A-10¢ (1), B-25¢ (2), C-40¢ (3), D-70¢ (4), E-85¢ (5), General Admission Ticket (1)

  • Adult: $5.95 ($12.35 value)
  • Junior (12 thru 17): $5.45 ($12.00 value)
  • Child (3 thru 11): $4.95 ($9.50 value)

A Ticket book, originally sold at Disneyland

Specail 12 Ride Ticket Book

This Ticket Book was for Magic Kingdom Club members only. Not Available to the General Public. Summer Special Ticket Books and Prices were effective Through September 10, 1972

Specail Coupon Book: A-10¢ (1), B-25¢ (1), C-40¢ (3), D-70¢ (3), E-85¢ (4), General Admission Ticket (1)

  • Adult: $4.75 ($10.60 value)
  • Junior (12 thru 17): $4.25 ($10.00 value)
  • Child (3 thru 11): $3.75 ($7.80 value)

Much of this information was from “Disney News,” Vol. 7, No. 3, Summer 1972.

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