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Disney Dollars is a form of corporate scrip used at Disney theme parks, The Disney Store and at certain parts of Castaway Cay, the Disney cruise-line's private island. Most of them bear the image of Mickey Mouse or a drawing of one of the landmarks of Disneyland or Walt Disney World Resort. Two small monochrome reproductions of Tinkerbell float to the sides. There is sometimes the signature of the Treasurer, Scrooge McDuck. Scrip is any substitute for currency, which is not legal tender. ... The Walt Disney Company (most commonly known as Disney) (NYSE: DIS) is one of the largest media and entertainment corporations in the world. ... Disney Store is an international chain of specialty stores, selling Disney-branded items, many of them exclusive. ... Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ... A private island is a privately owned island. ... Mickeys most recognizable look has him wearing red shorts and yellow shoes. ... Disneyland[1] is a theme park at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California. ... Cinderella Castle, at the center of the Magic Kingdom, is Walt Disney World Resorts most recognizable icon. ... Tinkerbell or Tinker Bell is a fictional character in J.M. Barries play and subsequent novel Peter Pan. ... Scrooge McDuck, the Richest Duck in the World, by Carl Barks. ...


The dollars come in 1, 5 and 10 denominations (and since 2005 also in 50) and are redeemable for goods or services at the theme parks, the Disney cruise ships, their Castaway Cay port of call and the Disney stores, unless indications to the contrary are printed on the individual bills. They were first issued in 1987 and are collected by Disney memorabilia fans. Special editions are sometimes sold to Disney employees as a form of incentive. Castaway Cay is a private island or out island in the Bahamas which serves as an exclusive port of call for the Disney Wonder and her sister ship the Disney Magic. ...


The bills are large size and should not be confused with the smaller Mickey Mouse money issued with the special 75th-anniversary Mickey Mouse Monopoly game. Monopoly is one of the best-selling commercial board games in the world. ...


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Disney is said to have spent $25,000,000 to develop and outfit the island, topping the $16 million spent by Holland America on Half Moon Cay, and the lesser efforts of other companies.
Like Disney resorts the island follows a theme, that of a castaway community with carefully planned buildings made to look as if they had been improvised after a shipwreck.
However, all the facilities are spotlessly clean, like the Disney theme parks, and the many shops accept the Disney Dollar as in the theme parks.
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