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As prices soar, some parents are emptying their bank accounts for a trip to Disney. Others are maxing out their credit cards.

Disney’s expensive prices have been a hot topic among parkgoers recently. They even caused Disney CEO Bob Iger to raise his eyebrows in disbelief.

Disneyland raised ticket prices in 2023 and Disney World is expected to increase costs in 2025.

So Lending Tree surveyed over 2,000 American consumers to understand just how much a trip to Disney’s theme parks can impact a family’s finances.

What it found is a little concerning.

“Across the 77% of theme park-going parents with kids younger than 18 who’ve been to Disney, 45% have gone into debt for a Disney trip,” the survey found.

A view of Main Street at Disney World in Orlando, Florida.Joseph Prezioso/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

That’s up from the 2022 Disney debt survey, which found that 30% of parents with children under 18 were going into debt.

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